Document ReferenceFr 72
TitleAccount book of Jabez Ride, blacksmith of Mugginton, Derbyshire, 1919-1926
Extent1 volume
AbstractThe account book is divided into Ride's customers and describes the work done for them and the payment received.
Access ConditionsAccessible to all readers.
Admin HistoryThe account book is written in the hand of Emma Ride, the wife of Jabez Ride, blacksmith at the Smithy, Mugginton, Derbyshire. A 1916 trade directory records a William Ride as blacksmith at Mugginton, Jabez Ride is recorded in that role in a directory for 1941. He retired from the business soon after and moved to Hulland Ward, Derbyshire.
Custodial HistoryThe account book was acquired by The University of Nottingham's Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections in February 1978.
DescriptionThe account book covers the period 1919 to 1926 and is divided into Ride's customers and the work that he did for them with the payment received. The book throws light on an essential element of the rural economy - the blacksmith - as pictured at Mugginton in the early twentieth century.
MgtGroupBusiness records
ArrangementThe account book is arranged chronologially.
TermHorseshoeing - England - Derbyshire
FindingAidsThis description is the only finding aid available for the account book and copyright on this description belongs to The University of Nottingham.
ReprodnNoteReprographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA288Ride; Jabez (fl 1919-1926); blacksmithfl 1919-1926
NA288Ride; Jabez (fl 1919-1926); blacksmithfl 1919-1926
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