|Content Description||Rental [available at pp 1-29] includes a full list of the names of tenants, a record of arrears to Lady Day 1829, a record of one year's rent due at Lady Day 1830, 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 and Willoughby, 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 money received from timber and Spring wood [pp 30-34].
Of particular interest, there is a record of money advanced on account of the building of an incorporated workhouse at Upton on p 35.
Account also contains details of payments from the estates from 25 September 1829 to 25 September 1830, for taxes such as income tax and land tax, tithes, repairs, and sundries such as levelling rough ground; 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 stone and lime; an account of gamekeepers' wages and allowances; expenses relating to Clumber Gardens and Pleasureground, such as payment of labour, and sweeping of flues; record of the purchase of coals and timber; details of planting expenses; an account of gratuities; and finally an account of miscellaneous payments, for the delivery of letters from the Post Office, for example.
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 1829/1830 and indicates that the balance was £28,240.19.8 1/2.
The spellings of place names in this record have been modernised from the original for the purpose of consistency.
Ne 3 A 24/1 is a stray letter enclosed within the volume, dated 29 January 1831 and written by Mr W. Kett; concerns the delivery of various bills and receipts; it seems feasible that it can be regarded in relation to these accounts.