The Day Book of Frederick Thomas Chennels, February 1872
Audio footage of extracts from Frederick's diary
Read by Iain B
Feb 3rd Wed
Fine morning frosty. Fat heifer D Fleen. T Wheat top barn. Mr Beke 4 Truss straw 3s. 4d, sweeds 3/4 B Oats 13s 6d.
15th Feb 1872
Sow soot Potterscraft. To Ashridge estate office recd £10. 2. 0 – £3. 12. 0. 1 Truss straw 10d T Fleen. 2 squares glass 10d pd. Meal of Reynolds. 4 Busl Wheat W Smith 28s 6d. Paid 22 Jan. 4 Bus[hels] Wheat W Riddle 28s. 6d. paid 16s