The Day Book of Frederick Thomas Chennels, July 1872
Audio footage of extracts from Frederick's diary
Read by Iain B.
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Dull damp morning. Horse rake Copse Close. Turn Dunhill, Horse hoe Gt. W E Field
Very fine morning. Cart Clover Common field
Very fine morning. Cart hay Bank orchard
Very fine morning. Thatch Rick Copse Close. Haymaking about hedge greens. Hoe Sweeds H Hide and arrow [harrow] sweeds [in] Half Hide. 3 Horses Began Mow Hollins Clover to night
Damp dull morning
1 Hen and 9 chicks of G Snoxall 5s. 6d.
3 Snaths and nebs* for men from Cranstone * Parts of a sythe
Dull fine morning. Fetch Palings from Copse for fence, to fetch more on Tuesday afternoon. Arnold to Box moor fetch pony and cart home.
Jo Chilton gone away
Hoe sweeds in H Hide and mow Hollins Clover. Came back from Ilford. Father paid Sedgwick my Rent. Paid 5s for Stamp Agreement
Dull fine morning, fine day.
To Copse after pales for fence
Dull fine morning. To meet W Cooley about Alfred William Chennels bashing cherries and hitting the boy taking the gun up. Settled by paying 15 shillings.
Thatch Hay Rick Turn clover Hollins
Very fine morning, fine warm day. Hay Cart Hollins very good order
Fine morning. Thatch Clover rick. 1 Calf D Fleen £5
Very fine morning. Mow Oats Redins – 8 men, horse & cart & Arnold James Gash
Wet morning. Hoe Turnips Gt W E Field Cut Oats Redins. Thatch Hay rick
Fine morning. Cut Oats finished, Mow peas