Manuscripts and Special Collections

Tag: agriculture

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The animals of Stoke Bardolph and Bulcote Farm

July 22nd, 2011 at 08:07

Ledgers recording employment and wages which name employees can be used to trace relatives and gain an insight into their working lives. A small series of registers in the Records of Stoke Bardolph and Bulcote Model Farms, 1892-1975, list the names of some of the horses at the farms, detailing their daily work. Peggie, Constance, [...]

William Booth’s diary, 1812

March 4th, 2011 at 08:03

Descriptions of a collection of documents with local interest to Nottingham and Lincolnshire, apparently collected by Bernard B. Granger, 1700-1943 (MS 839), have just released on the online catalogue. One intriguing item within the collection is a diary kept by William Booth (MS 839/7/1). William Booth was born in 1768 and died in 1836, and [...]