Great Gaddesden Estate, 1813

Extract from wages book

By Llinos Thomas

Great Gaddesden account wages book - [DE/Hl/E3]
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

Wage books can be a source of fascinating information and can give a fuller picture of your ancestors life.

In the Great Gaddesden wages book the names of estate workers are given, with daily and weekly wages, together with the work they did each day, from ploughing to something called ‘jobbing with the asses’.

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