The Day Book of Frederick Thomas Chennels, January 1872
Audio footage of extracts from Frederick's diary
Read by Iain B
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A Davis F Halsey planted 5 Pear trees & 10 Apple trees from Lane and son, plant 1 apple out. 2 horses dirt cart in meadow of garden
Tuesday Jan 2nd
Dull damp morning. Meal from Reynolds.1 Qr Oats of G Floyd Paid.
6lb Meat of Draper 4s.0d
1 load clover W Draper London £3.12 0. Received D Fleen 2 drop’t sheep £2. 8. 0d (4 sheep 8.8.0; 6 sheep 15.18.0). Sold D Fleen Calf and sheep skin £3.10.0. Sold D Fleen 2 sheep 75s each. T Taylor called for Insurance for Church.
Wet morning, showery day. Paid Symeon Child £2.11.6 recd 7s.6d straw. 1.25 load straw W Draper London £2.5.0
21 Qrs of Barley George Haydon 38s Qr. 4 loads wheat George Reynolds 37s.6d load