|Content Description||Rental [which can be found on pp 1-35] includes a full list of the names of tenants, a record of arrears to Michaelmas 1807, a record of one year's rent due at Michaelmas 1808, 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: Basford, Brinsley, Bevercotes, Bothamsall, Beckingham, Cromwell, Cropwell Butler, Calverton, West Drayton, Elkesley, Egmanton, Eaton, Flawborough, Gamston, Haughton, Haughton Park, Hucknall [Torkard?], Holme and Muskham [North?], Kirton, Lound Hall, Lowdham, Mansfield, Morton, Marnham, East Markham, West Markham [later Markham Clinton], Milton [Harworth Parish] and Tuxford, Martin and Scaftworth, Mattersey, Maplebeck, Nottingham, Ordsall, Ollerton, Stockwith [West], Walesby, Wheatley [North?], and Walkeringham and Misterton.|
Rental includes an abstract of the collection, arranged by individual estate; available at pp 34-35.
Account [which is found on pp 38-77] contains details of payments from the estates from 1807 to 1809, for taxes such as income tax and land tax, tithes, wood, repairs, and sundries such as salary for killing moles, payment of common fine and payment for collecting cows into Nottingham Park; these are also arranged by individual estate.
An abstract of the payments from the estates collected, arranged by individual estate, is available on p 57.
The account includes separate details of expenditure relating to Gamston Enclosure [p 59], and Haughton Park [p 60].
Also available [from p 61] is a summary of payments from the central Clumber Estate [Clumber Park], including: planting expenses, for example for the purchase of chestnut and sycamore plants and for weeding; an account of keepers' wages and allowances; expenses relating to Clumber Stables; expenses relating to Clumber Garden and Pleasureground, such as the purchase of tobacco dust and the repair of a stove; an account of gratuities; expenses relating to Clumber repairs; an account of the expenses of the Clumber establishment, including those for meat, groceries, flour, fruit, malt and mercers; and finally an account of miscellaneous payments, for example for the services of a surgeon, the killing of rabbits, the engraving of plate, the election of burgesses at East Retford.
The annual balance sheet can be found on pp 76-77; this provides an abstract of the receipts and payments for 1808 and indicates that the balance was £27,646.9.6¼.
Much of the second half of the volume is blank.
The spellings of place names in this record have been modernised from the original for the purpose of consistency.