|Content Description||Rental [available at pp 1-29] includes a full list of the names of tenants, a record of arrears to Lady Day 1826, a record of one year's rent due at Lady Day 1827, 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, Holme, Kersall, Laxton, 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, Wellow, Weston, and Walkeringham.|
Rental also includes an abstract of the collection, arranged by individual estate, available at p 28, and rentals are then compared and adjusted.
The account [which can be found on pp 30-85] provides details of miscellaneous receipts and of the money received from timber and Spring wood [pp 30-35].
Of particular interest, there is record of money advanced on account of the building of an incorporated workhouse at Upton on p 36.
Account also includes details of payments from the estates from 26 September 1826 to 26 September 1827, for taxes such as income tax and land tax, tithes, repairs, and sundries such as superintending the school in Haughton Park; 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 58.
Also available [from p 62] is a summary of payments from the central Clumber Estate [Clumber Park], including: repair expenses, for example for the carriage of stone; an account of gamekeepers' wages and allowances; expenses relating to Clumber Gardens, such as payment for labour, and purchase of salt and candles; 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 the delivering of letters, for example.
Interesting to note, is the mention of payments on account for the building of a new Church at West Markham [Markham Clinton] [p 78].
The account includes details of expenditure relating to Egmanton, and Walesby and Willoughby Enclosures [p 81], and to Haughton and Hardwick farms [Hardwick Grange?] [p 80].
The annual balance sheet can be found on pp 84-85; this provides an abstract of the receipts and payments for 1826/1827 and indicates that the balance was £36,085.9.2 1/2.
The spellings of place names in this record have been modernised from the original for the purpose of consistency.