|Content Description||Rental [available at pp 1-29] includes a full list of the names of tenants, a record of arrears to Lady Day 1831, a record of one year's rent due at Lady Day 1832, 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, Clumber Park, 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 30-83] provides details of miscellaneous receipts, and of money received from timber and Spring wood [pp 30-33].
Account also includes details of payments from the estates from 25 September 1831 to 24 September 1832, for taxes such as income tax and land tax, tithes, repairs, and sundries such as superintending the drainage of land; 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 56.
Also available [from p 60] is a summary of payments from the central Clumber Estate [Clumber Park], including: repair expenses, for example for plumbing and glazing; an account of gamekeepers' wages and allowances; expenses relating to Clumber Gardens and Pleasureground, such as payment for labour, and the 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 carriage of materials, for example.
Of particular interest, there is mention of payments on account for building a new Church and Vicarage House at West Markham [Markham Clinton] on p 76.
The account includes details of expenditure relating to Haughton and Hardwick farms [Hardwick Grange?] [p 78].
The annual balance sheet can be found on pp 82-83; this provides an abstract of the receipts and payments for 1831/1832 and indicates that the balance was £28,031.3.1.
The spellings of place names in this record have been modernised from the original for the purpose of consistency.