|Content Description||Rental [which can be found on pp 1-27] includes a full list of the names of tenants, a record of arrears to Lady Day 1823, a record of one year's rent due at Lady Day 1824, details of the amount received and details of the arrears due; also includes details of acknowledgements and chief rents where appropriate; rental covers the following places: Bevercotes, Bothamsall, Beckingham, Cromwell, West Drayton, Eakring, Elkesley, Egmanton, Eaton, Gamston, Haughton, Haughton Park, Holme, Kersall, Kirton, Lound Hall, Morton, Marnham, East Markham, West Markham [later Markham Clinton] and Milton, Martin, Mattersey, Maplebeck, Misterton, North Muskham, Ordsall, Ollerton, Saundby, Scaftworth, Tickhill, Tuxford, Walesby, North Wheatley, Weston, and Walkeringham.|
Rental also includes an abstract of the collection, arranged by individual estate, available at p 26; rentals are the compared and adjusted.
The account [which can be found on pp 28-71] provides details of miscellaneous receipts, and accounts concerning money received from timber and Spring wood [p 28].
Account also includes details of payments from the estates from 23 September 1823 to 25 September 1824, for taxes such as income tax and land tax, tithes, repairs, and sundries such as cutting drains; these are also arranged by individual estate [including Normanton].
An abstract of the payments from the estates collected, arranged by individual estate, is available on p 46.
There are details of occasional payments and expenses; of particular note, mention of the building of a new church at 'West Markham' [Markham Clinton] can be found on pp 47-49.
Also of interest, on p 49 of the account, there is record of money advanced on account of the building of an incorporated workhouse at Upton.
From p 50, a summary of payments from the central Clumber Estate is available, including: repair expenses, for example for cement and nails; an account of gamekeepers' wages and allowances; expenses relating to Clumber Gardens, such as payment for labour, and purchase of apples; record of the purchase of coals and timber; details of planting expenses; an account of gratuities; and finally an account of miscellaneous payments, such as for stationery bills, for example.
The account includes details of expenditure relating to Egmanton, and Walesby and Willoughby Enclosures [pp 66-67], and to Haughton and Hardwick Farms [Hardwick Grange?] [p 65].
The annual balance sheet can be found on pp 70-71; this provides an abstract of the receipts and payments for 1823/1824 and indicates that the balance was £33,172.8.7 1/2.
The spellings of place names in this record have been modernised from the original for the purpose of consistency.