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D6948/11

Machinery, Maintenance, town watchmen

 

1799-1885

D6948/11/1

Watchman’s Round Book

The daily rounds, entered at 15 minute intervals, with names of watchmen. Comments on problems or clocks out of order are noted.

Detailed description of duties entered by W. Bamford.

Sep 1821-Dec 1825

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Machinery Ledger

Alphabetical index. Items needed for overhaul and replacement of mill machinery, includes items for the silk mill at Derby, North, West and South mill. Books signed by W Bamford.

Nov 1821-May 1823

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Forging Ledger

Alphabetical index. Detailed costs of ironwork done at the Strutt mills and on their estate and properties. Books signed by W Bamford.

Aug 1815-Feb 1818

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Forging Ledger

Subject index. Detailed costs of work done by in and out workmen, it includes repairs to the mills, tools and buildings. Books signed by W Bamford.

Mar 1839-Mar 1845

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Belper Foundry Day Book

Descriptions of the castings done, where they are used, which account they are charged to, how much it cost and who made them. Particulars summarized at reverse end of book. Book signed off by William Jackson.

Apr 1867-Mar 1884

D6948/11/6

Coal Stock Book

Columns for weight received and cost, to whom and where the load was delivered. Entries show whether the source of coal was No: 1, the sale yard or machine stack.

Reference numbers to coal book folios.

Mar 1808-Mar 1824

D6948/11/7

Petty Ledger

Includes accounts for suppliers of the ingredients for soup.


Chimney Sweeping book


Gives the name of the householder, where he lived, how many chimneys he had and how many times they were swept per year and the cost.

Accounts for deliveries of cotton to Belper and Milford [reverse end of book].


Dec 1800-Jan 1807, Aug 1813-May 1847, Mar 1799-Jun 1799

Dec 1800--May 1847

D6948/11/8

Gas Consumed Weekly

Detailed account of gas consumed at the mill, chapel, school, Bridge Hill House, stables and other named individuals. Book signed by J. Hunter.

Sep 1850-Feb 1857

D6948/11/9

Glazing Book

The book contains where the glazing was done, how many panes were needed and the cost.

Jan 1865-Jan 1887

D6948/11/10

Watchmen’s Daily Instructions

The duties of named watchmen between the hours of nine am and six pm, with specified check in times at Bridge Hill. Instructions given as to the required water levels needed. Book signed off by W. Bamford

Nov 1821-Jan 1826

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Watchmen’s Daily Instructions

The duties of named watchmen between the hours of nine am and six pm, with specified check in times at Bridge Hill. Instructions given as to the required water levels needed. Book signed off by W. Bamford.

Oct 1832-Aug 1839

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Watchmen’s Daily Instructions

The duties of named watchmen between the hours of nine am and six pm, with specified check in times at Bridge Hill. Instructions given as to the required water levels needed. Book signed off by W. Bamford.

Sep 1839-Oct 1847

D6948/11/13

Watchmen’s Reports

The examiner’s weekly report of watching on the tellers of the clocks, water levels, street lamps and disorderly conduct of named people. Book signed weekly by W. Bamford. Note on front cover says the height of the circular weir has been raised by 7 inches in 1838 and the top gate were put in at the bridge in May 1840. Covering dates of volume: Jul 1836 to Jul 1842. A further such volume covering 1842-1843 can be found under reference D5917/1

1836-1842

D6948/11/14

Watchmen’s Reports

Named watchmen and their reports on lamps and water levels. The names of those who were passing by the watchman and which street they were on and the direction they were headed in are included. Book signed weekly by W. Bamford. A further such volume covering 1842-1843 can be found under reference D5917/1

Aug 1842-May 1845

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Watchmen’s Reports

The examiner’s weekly report of watching on the tellers of the clocks, lamps, water levels and the names of those who came and went over the Bridge. Book signed weekly by W. Bamford.

May 1846-Jul 1849

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Watchmen’s Reports

The examiner’s weekly report of watching on the tellers of the clocks, lamps, water levels and the names of those who came and went over the Bridge. Some original signatures of individual watchmen.

Jul 1860-Jan 1866

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Watchmen’s Reports

The examiner’s weekly report of watching on the tellers of the clocks, lamps, water levels and the names of those who came and went over the Bridge. Some original signatures of individual watchmen and the time they worked by the water wheel or in the mill.

Nov 1871-Dec 1878

D6948/11/18

Watchmen’s Reports

Named watchmen and their reports on lamps weather and water levels. The names of those who were passing by the watchman and which street they were on and the direction they were headed in are included.

Nov 1850-Aug 1855

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Watchmen’s Reports

Named watchmen and their reports on lamps, weather and water levels. The names of those who were passing by the watchman and where they came from are included.

Aug 1855-Jan 1861

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Watchmen’s Reports

Named watchmen and their reports on lamps, weather and water levels. The names of those who were passing by the watchman and where they came from are included.

Jan 1861-Oct 1867

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Watchmen’s Reports

Named watchmen and their reports on lamps weather and water levels. The names of those who were passing by the watchman are included.

Aug 1867-May 1875

D6948/11/22

Watchman’s Notebook

A daily note of which rooms had their lights extinguished. Two columns one headed ‘Quicksilver’ and the other ‘when at Bridge Hill.

Jun 1840-Nov 1841

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Watchman’s Notebook

A daily note of which rooms had their lights extinguished. Two columns one headed ‘Quicksilver’ and the other ‘when at Bridge Hill.

Nov 1841-Aug 1843

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Watchman’s Notebook

A daily note of which rooms had their lights extinguished. Two columns one headed ‘Quicksilver’ and the other ‘when at Bridge Hill.

Aug 1843-Jun 1845

D6948/11/25

Watchman’s Notebook

A daily note of which rooms had their lights extinguished at Bridge Hill House.

Jan 1862-Jan 1865

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Watchman’s Notebook

A daily note of which rooms had their lights extinguished at Bridge Hill House.

Feb 1865-Aug 1867

D6948/11/27

Watchman’s Notebook

A daily note of the time when lights were lit at Bridge Hill, in the town, and mills. Daily weather reports. Daily records of the height of the water and whether the dam was full.

Jun 1875-Mar 1885

D6948/11/28

Accident Book

Gives the date, the name of the person a description of the accident and whether it was slight, bad or very bad.

Apr 1827-Feb 1832

D6948/11/29

Vermin Book

The date and name of the person who caught the vermin, how many were caught and how much paid.

Nov 1816-Apr 1823

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Vermin Book

The date and name of the person who caught the vermin, how many were caught and how much paid.

Apr 1832-May 1835

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