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Samuel Hirst Diaries

1866


Monday 1 January
At Haigh Park Leeds, a fine morning, rainy about 1pm and sleet.
Paid 10/9.
Thos Jaques 2/6 exmas box.
Mr and Mrs Hurst, Sam and young Smith came to tea and game.
Ploughing Carr Flatt.
Men draining new land.
I paid for photograph £2/2/0.
Cash in bank £5571/2/3.

Tuesday 2 January
At Leeds, a fine forenoon, rainy afternoon.
Went to see Mr Gouthwaite.
I rather think we have another beast off his meal, I hope for the best.
Yoked 2 fillies at 1 plough today.
Thomas Bamforth says Mrs P was drunk last night.
Expenses 16/9.

Wednesday 3 January
At Kellington, a fine day.
We have 3 beasts in the cattle plague so far this day, sore throats and off their meal.
Mr Poskitt has lost all his beasts, not one left about his house.
Yoked grey filly this afternoon.

Thursday 4 January
At Howden, a stormy day.
Meeting Mr Sticking upon North Eastern and Jos Smith.
Miss Hirst comed today to spend a few days with us.
Busy with the beasts George Jorden and company.
Mrs Brocklebank took tea with us and he, Mr Brocklebank, fetched her home.
I gave Miss Hewson £5/0/0.

Friday 5 January
At Kellington, a fine day.
I shot John Vandravart a hare.
The 3 beasts are not much better today, one worse than the other two.
3 men draining 7 feet deep.
Mrs Hirst and Miss Lilly Hirst been to see Miss Lambert.
Paid Joe Baker's bill £6/11/5., he paid me for two closes due 2 February, 1866, £7/0/0.
George Jorden been to see Mr Wood's beasts if they had all got better or not, bad a deal of them.

Saturday 6 January
At Pontefract, a fine frosty night.
Mrs and Miss Hirst there also.
I ordered turnips @ 20/- per ton at Whitley Bridge from Thornhill.
I have got the bank receipts altered at this Yorkshire Banking Company for old Mr Vandravart, £256/10/3.
We have two more beasts began and two nearly dead.

Sunday 7 January
At Kellington Church, a stormy day.
Mrs and Miss Hirst at church also.
Mr Edward Poskitt dined with us out of roast turkey.
One more beast died which makes 3 so far.

Monday 8 January
At Whitley to meet F H Eaton Esq and his brother William about an exchange of land at Hensall, a very stormy day.
Mrs Hurst, Polly and Billy took tea and fruit and flowers home with them.
Coals for gardener 1 ton, Thos Russett.
Mr Spelman sent a cheque £28/14/0.
I sent a cheque out of bank to Fox Holes Coal Company £9/6/0.
Cut off 6 horses' tails.

Tuesday 9 January
At Kellington till after dinner then I went to Pontefract for some matter to inoculate beasts with from Dr Simpson.
Dr Muscroft done us 10, this afternoon Mr and Mrs Moxon brought him down.
I paid into bank £28/14/0.
One beast dead, 4 so far.

Wednesday 10 January
Barnsdale Farm, a fine day.
Valuing for John Vandravart and John Parkin.
I inoculated 3 beasts before I left home.
3 Miss Poskitts took dinner and tea with us.

Thursday 11 January
At Howden, a frosty day, little sleet.
Met Mr Sticking at Mr England's office with Mr Richardson, did not agree for the land.
My expenses 6/7.
We have 2 more beasts dead which makes 6 so far.
Getting a straw stack in today.
Hogs gone into the last close this day of turnips Mill Close.
Mr Jackson sent us 105 sacks home, 20 before - 125.

Friday 12 January
At Norton Mill but so much snow had fallen Mr Taylor did not come to value, frost and snow.
Took Lilly Hirst home with us Mrs Hirst and I and we all dined at John Rowley's.
Gave the boys and girls 7/-
Sundry expenses 2/-
Dr Muscroft and W Moxon Esq been to see the cattle he inoculated.
Coals from Fox Holes 5 tons.
Put the foals into Middle House fold.

Saturday 13 January
At Pontefract, a snowy frosty morning, then rain and frost gone, quite melsh and warm.
Got a truck slick from Fox Holes.
Beast no better that's ill.no inoculation taken any effect.
Agreed to have 100 tons of turnips @ 20/- per ton at Whitley Station from Mr Armitage or Mr McMann, I agreed with Mr Armitage of Norton.
Miss Lambert paid me £20, I wany £20 yet.
1¼ ton coals from Thos Russett to thrash with.

Sunday 14 January
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst there also.
We dined by ourselves out of roast goose.

Monday 15 January
At Sally Well, a stormy day.
The wind was so high we did not thrash barley this day.
Killed last pig for George Jorden.
I took John Vandravart with me in my gig today.
Wrote Mr John Markly.

Tuesday 16 January
At Hensall Ings and Whitley, a stormy day.
I went to meet Mr Sissons to see about surveying Mr Eadon's field.
Pig weighed 31 stone 10lb.
Began thrashing barley at noon.
Valued Mr Lawson's effects this day for nothing.

Wednesday 17 January
At Kellington, a finish day, a little rain fell.
We have finished stack of barley thrashing that we began on yesterday.
We have vaccinated all our beasts that had not taken before.
We had 4 cows and 4 heifers taken that Doctor Muscroft had done on Tuesday the 9th January and we have one heifer began in the cattle plague that was vaccinated so I hope she will have it slightly.

Thursday 18 January
At Pontefract, a fine day.
We looked over the securities belonging to the Trustees of the late W Moxon Esq.
Thrashed another stack barley and they bid me 41/- for it per qt.
Dr Muscroft, Rev Coe, Wm Moxon Esq, John Moxon Esq, his wife and son all took tea here.
George Jorden thinks the heifer rather better tonight.

Friday 19 January
At Norton Windmill, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst went to spend the day with Miss Hirst and Miss Waide at Stubbs.
We have thrashed an old wheat stack 63 loads in they say.
We have put another heifer into the hospital and the roaned one is not any better.
W Walton paid me for wood sold 14/9.

Saturday 20 January
At Pontefract, a fine day.
We thrashed the last old wheat stack.
The heifer is worse tonight.
I sold barley @ 42/-Paid Holmes bill 16/6.

Sunday 21 January
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Miss Lambert dined and took tea with us.
We had another heifer dead which makes 8 so far.
One ewe dead, 308 left.

Monday 22 January
At Selby, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst, my wife, went with me today.
Winnowing barley, sent 45qt to Mr Moxon.
Bought peas of Mr Strickland at 1/0½ per stone.
Bought 40qt oats of Silverwood, 11 stone net at 24/-
Dr Muscroft and W Moxon Esq called to look at beasts.
I paid Mr Liversedge's bill 7/6.
3 ploughs at work today.
Paid property tax.
1¼ ton lime cake from Mr Jacksons.

Tuesday 23 January
At Leeds, a fine spring day.
Delivered 55qt barley, total 100qt of best, tail end 14qt.
David Briggs been here to ask my consent about Selby.
I brought home some portraits of my brother William.
Paid Ed Poskitt Beal property tax.
Heifer not dead yet.
Paid Williams carriage coal 11/8.

Wednesday 24 January
At Kellington and Whitley, a fine day.
I went to Whitley to lot the close belonging to F H Eadon Esq and W E Eadon Esq.
Lot 1 William E Eadon Esq, lot 2 F H Eadon Esq.
Winnowed up all the old wheat, total 97 for market, 8 of tail ends - total 105.
Dr Muscroft and Wm Thos Moxon Esq came to inoculate all over again which had not taken.
Mrs, Miss and Master Hurst took tea with us.
Jos Scholey a hog today, 323.

Thursday 25 January
At Kellington, a fine day.
We have another beast dead which makes 9 so far.
I have vaccinated 4 cows today.
Mrs Hirst gone to Stubbs to meet Mrs Muscroft and Willam Moxon Esq.
I have found out we have made a mistake in the probate duty, too little.
Mr Arundall called to see his aunt and say he would pay her £100 off soon.

Friday 26 January
At Braithwaite and Thorne, a fine day.
Valuing for Henry Heap Mr Priestley and John Tilford, Mrs Maskill and Goody.
Took William with me to take care of the pony.
2 men leading thorns.
Jorden says we have 3 or 4 heifers not right just now.
W Moxon Esq paid into the bank for barley £209/0/0.

Saturday 27 January
At Pontefract, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at Pontefract.
Miss Hirst came home with us.
I bought a brace of pheasants 8/0.
We have 3 or 4 heifers in the cattle plague.
I paid Cookson's bill £4/5/0.
I paid Silverwood for 21qt oats at 24/0 - £25/0/0.
A gimber hog to kill, 322.

Sunday 28 January
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs and Miss Hirst there also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.

Monday 29 January
At Selby to meet Mr Gouthwaite and Mr Sticking at his land at Thorne.
John Vandravart came to sign a paper about Wm Boothman's property.
Dr Muscroft, W Moxon, Mr and Miss Hurst, Miss Atkinson took tea with us.
We have 6 beasts in the cattle plague.
Got 30 loads peas at 1/0½ per stone from Mr Strickland.

Tuesday 30 January
At Tickhill Moorhouse, a fine day.
Mrs and Miss Hirst been to Leeds and Mrs Hirst's expenses £1/19/2.
Sent Mr Jackson 60 loads wheat @ 20/0 - £60 and 37 loads wheat @ 18/0 - £33/6/0.
A calf dead in cattle plague, 9 beasts and 1 calf, total 10 in all.
4 ploughs @ work today.
Brought home 2 tons lime cake at £11.
Paid for Leeds Mercury 7/6.
Brought home 11 sacks.

Wednesday 31 January
At Grimstone, a dull aisey day.
Beal Tithe Meeting.
Mrs Hirst took Lilly Hirst home.
We have two beasts very bad, 2 rather better.
5 ploughs in Roal Close.
I rode with Mr Taylor in his gig to Grimstone.
Jos Scholey took a hog away alive, 321.

Thursday 1 February
At Dykesmarsh and Moor End, a stormy day.
Egbro Tithe.
Valuing for Calvert Durham, 2 Greens and Durham.
Went to see Mr Ed Whalley about his lands and ground.
Hog to kill this day 320.
A heifer dead, 10 and a calf so far.
Finished ploughing Roal Close, began in Top Lund Croft.
Got 7qt carrots from Mr Moxon.

Friday 2 February
At Doncaster Fair, a wet morning, fine afternoon.
Kellington Tithe Rent.
We have another beast dead, 11 beasts 1 calf so far.
Got 33qt carrots last night, 7 before, total 40qt.
Last grapes cut today, 30 small bunches.
Jos Scholey taken another hog.
John Illingworth a brace birds for Mrs Hirst.

Saturday 3 February
At Pontefract, a fine day.
I paid into bank £342/6/11.
Calves and heifers very bad in the distemper.
I paid Mr Moxon Esq for 40qt malt combs in John's presence £16/0/0.
Mrs Hirst not at market.

Sunday 4 February
At Kellington Church, a finish day till 4 o' clock at night when we had a dreadful storm of thunder, lightening, hail and rain.
Mrs Hirst not @ church.
Miss Lambert, Mr Ed Poskitt took dinner and tea, had turkey cock to dinner, boiled.
1 heifer dead and 3 calves making 16 beasts and calves.

Monday 5 February
At Thorne, Clifton Lodge, a fine day.
Went to valued Ed Whalley Esq tenant right.
Mr Thorpe asks £6000 for Mr Whalley and the mansion.
We have a hog to kill 319.
5 ploughs in 14 acre for fallow.
Chimney sweeper sweeping garden flues this day, wants 9/-
Sent off 7 letters tonight.
John Illingworth paid me for skins 17/-

Tuesday 6 February
At Leeds, a strong wind all night and day.
I paid Rd Banks bill £9/6/0 and took his rent £6/0/0.
I paid at Leeds Hobby for photograph £3/0/0.
I paid fare 1/3, 3/6, 3/0, 2/0, 13/9, 4/6 - £1/10/0.
Paid Mr Strickland for 10 loads peas for Ed Poskitt £7/5/0.

Wednesday 7 February
At Burghwallis, a stormy afternoon, thunder and rain.
We have 2 calves 1 heifer dead today, total 19 so far.
Leading road muck off Egbro roads into Boothman Close.
3 ploughs in 14 acres.

Thursday 8 February
At Thryburgh, a fine day.
I met Mr White.
My expenses gig 10/0, 1/0 fare, 4/9, 9d - 16/6.
Mr and Mrs Hurst took tea with us and fruit.
4 carts leading road stuff into bog in Boothman Close

Friday 9 February
At Thorpe Hall near Leeds, a rainy morning.
I paid expenses 7/6.
2 trucks of turnips come for us to the station.
Planted 4 new vines and paid carriage 1/-

Saturday 10 February
At Pontefract, a finish day.
We got 10 cart loads of turnips from Rd Mann and F Armitage at 22/- per ton.
Took W Moxon Esq some fruits, he is very tipsy.
Mrs Hirst at market.
Paid Tinker for 4 vines - 21/6.
A bad gimber dead 318.

Sunday 11 February
At Kellington Church, a rainy day.
Mrs Hirst not there.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined with us out of ducks.
Heifer bad yet.

Monday 12 February
At Knottingley and Thorne, a fine day.
Met John Bentley at Knottingley and went to Thorne with Mr Gouthwaite, Mr Simpson could not go with us.
Let Backhouse have towards his turnip money £2/10/0.
River in flood.
Helped Mr Poskitt to fetch the machine today, we are to thrash barley on Wednesday.
Got 1¼ ton coals from Tom Russett.

Tuesday 13 February
At Sharleston Coal Company, a frosty night, snow in the afternoon.
Got 10 loads swede turnips from Rd Mann and Co, a few bad ones.
Cattle inspector been here and wants a report he says.
Ewe dead making 3 this winter so far, 207 left.
Got the machine ready to thrash 2 stacks of barley.

Wednesday 14 February
At Holme Carr, Epworth and Haxey, a cold frosty morning, very raw all day.
Cattle inspector I sent him an account of which beasts we had dead 20, got better 4, not had the complaint 23 - total 47.
Thrashed a barley stack and got ready for another tomorrow.

Thursday 15 February
At Wolthwaite near Sandbeck Park, a fine day after a frosty day.
A gimber hog dead 317.
Thrashed a barley stack again today.
Mr and Mrs and Miss Hurst took tea with us.
I paid 11/0 horse and gig - total 18/0.
Sent to B E Beaumont Esq Red Lodge plan at White Horse, Leeds.

Friday 16 February
At Bentley, a fine day.
Valuing for Mrs Cocken and Mr Addy at Bentley.
Thrashed 17 loads 1 bushel peas.
Men asking me for more wage, 2/6 per day, I say 15/- per week.
Got 16 tons turnip, 17 tons before - 33 tons.

Saturday 17 February
At Pontefract, a fine frosty day.
Winnowing barley they are, sold it Mr Moxon @ 43/6.
Mrs Hirst brought me my letters.
Anson cow dead today and we have two more began - milk cows.
Elected (Tuy) Registrar of Births, Deaths.
Got another truck turnips, they say 4 tons.

Sunday 18 February
At Kellington Church, a fine frosty day.
Mrs Hirst at church.
Miss Lambert and Mr Ed Poskitt dined with us out of a quarter of lamb.
We had a ewe to kill, bad inflammation, 306 left.

Monday 19 February
At Wortley near Sheffield. a fine day, frosty morning.
Valuing, met Mr Bishop.
The two cows no better this morning at 6am.
One dead this morning.
6 ploughs turning fallows or rather ridges for peas.
Stopped all night at Mr Dodgsons.
Expenses 4/8.

Tuesday 20 February
At Stanfoot near Barnsley, a rainy aisey day.
Met Mr Cuttle to value.
It was over two farms for William Dodgson, stopped last night with him.
Fare 4/8, other expenses 3/0 - 7/8.
Got the hole done up in Boothman Close.

Wednesday 21 February
At Whinmoor, a frosty morning.
Delivering barley in the afternoon 53 qts to Messrs Moxon and Sons.
Bob and his black mare at work this forenoon, goes well.
Another milk cow died which makes 22 lost so far.
Cattle Plague Bill passed last night so no cattle to be moved.

Thursday 22 February
At Stone and Roach Abbey Mill, a rainy morning, finish day.
Winnowed up in all for for Mr Moxon 96qt, tail ends 13, total 109qt.
Leading earth into Boothman Close after winnowing barley.
Made out we shall want 15 tons guano, 16 tons bones.
Jos Scholeyt got the ewe that Tom dressed on Sunday.

Friday 23 February
At Hampole, a fine windy day.
Valuing for Ed Carr and Mr Butcher.
Lead 15 tons of bones from Mr Jackson @ £6/10/0.
They are giving the cow treacle ale ginger, teaspoonful full of (mineraled) acid.
Jos Stacey had my boots out this day first time used.

Saturday 24 February
At Pontefract, a fine day.
I have paid W Boothman for his land and buildings the balance of £505, my debts and interest.
I took out of the bank £230/0/0.
Paid out of bank to R W Mills Esq for half a year tithe £433/13/10.
Mrs Hirst at Pontefract.
Bought 2lb butter of Lilly Hirst 1/7.
A good ewe dead in West Ings, 305 left.
1¼ ton cake Mr Jackson, 1 ton bones today.
Put the ewes into 21 acres old seeds.

Sunday 25 February
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.
The cow and yearling calf I have had Mr R Foulds, the valuer, to value them this day and I wrote for the inspector to come to see them.
I sent the note by train 11-20 and paid carriage to Snaith.

Monday 26 February
At Barwick in Elmet, a fine day after a very sharp frost.
7 ploughs splitting ridges upon the Common for peas.
Delivered to Mr Moxon 43qt barley, total 96qt.
Put the 8 calves in Falls to do as they best can, one very ill in the complaints.
A hog to kill 316.
Gimber hogs went on to the Upper Common old seeds.

Tuesday 27 February
At Leeds, a small sleet fell this morning but soon went away.
Met Mr (Whitehead) about Whinmoor.
Widder hogs put into the old seeds this day.
Got some more swede turnips this day.
Cow died this morning of cattle plague, yearling heifer bad.
My cost this day 8/6.

Wednesday 28 February
At Moss, a frosty day, a little sleet, not much.
7 pair horses turning ridges in Fenteman Close.
Heifer dead which makes 24 so far.
Got a truck coals.
Got 7 tons turnips today and yesterday.
Miss Lambert paid me £15/0/0, I want £5 yet.
Mrs and Mrs Hurst took tea a brace of partridges.
Cow calves a heifer calf.

Thursday 1 March
At Hooton Pagnell, a very sharp frost.
Turning ridges in Low Lund Croft and Teazle Close.
Git 11 tons of turnips again, 44 tons so far.
Cow not so well tonight they say.

Friday 2 March
At Sutton, a fine frosty day.
Valuing for Mr Bulmer.
The police officers have ordered my man Robert Hampshire to shoot a cow and calf and stood by till they buried them.
John and W Moxon Esq took tea with us.
Got 23 tons turnips today.

Saturday 3 March
At Pontefract Market, a fine day.
Inspector with us today.
Paid into bank £382/16/8.
Paid Mr Arundel's bill for Boothman's property £15/1/6.
Mrs Hirst not at market.
Leading earth into Boothman's bog.

Sunday 4 March
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Miss Lambert dined and took tea with us.

Monday 5 March
At Dodworth, a sharp frosty morning, fine day.
I ordered 1 doy sherry, 1 doy port, 1 doy brandy at Ballistone.
First ewe lambed 2 lambs.
Inspector been and shot 4 yearling calves, spared 3 till tomorrow.
Got a heifer bulled at J Maynards.
Got a truck slick.
Paid carriage for coal and slick 12/6.
Geo Copley paid me for fowls £1/7/6.
Sent to Snaith for a certificate for a heifer to bull.
1¼ ton lime cake form Mr Jackson's.

Tuesday 6 March
At Middleton, snowy when I got there and broke our men off thrashing at 10 o' clock am.
Inspector came to condemn the 3 calves, to be killed in the morning.
I paid the sadler's bill £4/16/0.
Paid for umbrella 9/6.
Expenses 9/3.
We ate the last grapes this night.

Wednesday 7 March
At Kellington, a fine soft day, the snow melts very slowly.
The police have shot us 3 more yearling calves, one did not ail anything but was condemned by the inspector so now we have 9 shot by their orders.
A hog to kill this day 315.
Some people went to church but our men thrashed all day.
4 ewes 4 lambs so far.

Thursday 8 March
At Cherry Orchard Barlby, snow gone.
Thrashed barley stack out into a small seed stack barley.
7 lambs.
Mr Brocklebank took tea with us.
Mr Bentley did not meet us today.

Friday 9 March
At Carlton near Pontefract, a fine day.
Thrashed a few peas, 20 loads.
10 ewes 15 lambs.
Mr and Mrs Hurst took tea with us.
Sent some pears to Miss N J Atkinson's wedding.
I looked at Mr Shaw's land and also Mr Moxon and England.
Seed barley put into Mr Farrar's house, 50 loads.

Saturday 10 March
At Pontefract, a fine cold day.
2 men washing the beasts' house out.
Mrs Hirst at Pontefract.
I sold barley @ 43/6.
6 ewes 10 lambs, total 16 ewes 25 lambs.

Sunday 11 March
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst there also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.
5 ewes 9 lambs, total 21 ewes 34 lambs.

Monday 12 March
At Stubbs Walden, a dry windy day.
We have sent Mr Moxon 82qt 1 stone and tail end 16qt 0st 3 bushels, total 98qt 1st 3 bushels.
Ploughing headland in Broach.
13 ewes 23 lambs, total 34 ewes 57 lambs.

Tuesday 13 March
At (Cadeby), a cold day.
Got 16 ton guano from Mr Jackson at Whitley Bridge by noon this day.
Took out of bank £5/2/6 for Mr Gouthwaiite Esq.
11 ewes 23 lambs, total 45 ewes 79 lambs.

Wednesday 14 March
At Thorpe Hall near Leeds, a fine day
Expenses 1/3, 3/10, 3/0.
20 ewes 29 lambs, total 65 ewes 107, lamb died today.
Busy harrowing turnip fallows.
Mr Thos Moxon Esq sent us a barrel of ale
Got ½ bushel malt to make the lambs some sweet liquor.

Thursday 15 March
At Skellow Mill and |Norton, a fine cold day.
Valuing for Mr Holmes, Mr Moulson and Stephenson, Norton.
Paid Joe Baker's bill £7/18/0.
He paid me 21/0 for valuing.
Teams leading dross, 2 carts 3 men.
13 ewes 19 lambs, total 65 ewes 127 lambs.
F B Frank Esq wrote to ask if the inspector had ordered some healthy cattle shooting and asked for a letter.

Friday 16 March
At Barlow Common, a fine day.
Back to Kellington to dine then went to Havercroft in the afternoon.
W Boothman with me.
Expenses 2/0, 5/0, 2/0.
Sown 10 acre peas this day, one load per acre.
12 ewes 19 lambs, total 90 ewes 144 ewes - 1 was laid on at J Farrar's shed.
Wrote Mr Clarke about cattle plague.

Saturday 17 March
At Pontefract, a fine morning, rainy afternoon.
16 ewes 26 lambs, total 106 ewes 169 lambs, one dead.
Paid into bank, Gouthwaite, £5/5/0.
Busy ploughing and dragging.
I paid Mr Jackson for bones, I paid him for 2½ ton lime cake £130/5/0 - again £1/15/0.
Mrs Hirst not at market today.
Butter 20d per lb.

Sunday 18 March
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.
16 ewes 27 lambs, total 122 ewes 195 lambs, one lamb dead.

Monday 19 March
At Micklefield, a dullish day.
22 ewes 38 lambs, total 144ewes 233 lambs.
7 ploughs at work, 3 in 21 acres, 4 in Low Mill Close.
George Jorden had the 10 pigs at Middle House fold yard.
3 men hedging today.
George Briggs rented to my house late Wm Boothmans at £3/10/0 a year.

Tuesday 20 March
At Moor Grange Headingley, a dull cold day.
I ordered 10qt oats at 1/1 per stone of Mr Strickland.
11 ewes 19 lambs, total 155 ewes 252 lambs.
Got ½ ton lime cake from Mr Jackson.
4 ploughs in Mill Close.
3 ploughs in 21 acre.
Paid for garden seeds 3/0.

Wednesday 21 March
At Wortley near Sheffield, a fine morning, showery afternoon.
16 ewes 27 lambs, total 171 ewes 277 lambs, 2 lambs dead.
Busy ploughing 21 acres 3 ploughs, Low Mill Close 3 ploughs.
2¼ ton lime cake from Mr Jackson.
Began ploughing Top Mill Close this afternoon.

Thursday 22 March
At Wortley all night, frost and ground covered with snow.
14 ewes 24 lambs, total 185 ewes 300 lambs, one dead.
6 cart loads mangles through Pickersgill @ 24/- per ton.
Dinner 5/0, fare 4/8, bar 7½d, 5/0 bed and breakfast.
Paid Battison for 2 doys wine, 1 doy brandy - £9/0/0.

Friday 23 March
At (Ayren) Decoy Farm, a fine cold day till night then a rainy night.
Mr Elston went with me to dine and spend the afternoon in costing other farms.
Mr Bentley came to cost Cherry Orchard.
Mr Jackson and Miss Lambert took tea with us.
19 ewes 31 lambs, total 204 ewes 331 lambs, 2 dead.
Got the other mangles, total 10 ton mangles.
Finished 21 acres ploughing.

Saturday 24 March
At Castleford, a fine morning, wet afternoon at Pontefract.
Went to value a field for Mr Geo Shaw, Boothman went with me.
19 ewes 32 lambs, total 223 ewes 360 lambs, one dead.
Got a truck of mangles from R Pickersgill, total 15 tons.

Sunday 25 March
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.
13 ewes 24 lambs, total 236 ewes 384 lambs.

Monday 26 March
At Thorne Levels, a fine day.
Thrashed a barley stack.
Wrote several letters when I got home.
13 ewes 21 lambs, total 249 ewes 404 lambs, one dead.
Mr Poskitt paid me for 4 loads boulders 7/0.
I paid Charles Rhodes cow stall account £2/0/7.
Got pigs a ring each.
Mr Ed Poskitt brought us a cow to milk.

Tuesday 27 March
At Barnsley, a fine day.
We thrashed a barley stack.
14 ewes 26 lambs, total 263 ewes 429 lambs, one lamb dead.
Policeman been here to say I was to go to Snaith on Thursday.
Mrs Hirst paid Ed Poskitt for a cow £14/0/0.
Paid Thos Russett bill.

Wednesday 28 March
At North Milford, a rainy morning, fine after and melsh.
Thrashed another barley stack this day.
Mr Tipling and I appointed Mr Elston umpire and his master won't have him.
4 ewes 7 lambs, total 267 ewes 434 lambs, 2 lambs dead.
First ewe dead that had lambed 3 lambs.

Thursday 29 March
At Bickerton, a fine melsh day.
Thrashed barley today.
5 ewes 7 lambs, total 272 ewes 441 lambs.
A gimber hog dead today, 316.
Wm Moxon called to look @ barley.
Cut part lambs, the first this season, 140 lambs.

Friday 30 March
At Kellington, a fine day.
Men winnowing barley and making straw stacks all straight,
Mr and Mrs Hurst and two Miss Andersons took tea with us.
6 ewes 8 lambs, total 278 ewes 449 lambs.
Another old ewe dead today, 2 so far only dead ewes.
Cut 137 lambs, total cut so far 277 lambs.

Saturday 31 March
At Pontefract, a rainy day.
I got from Mr Walker seeds and Barnsdale Road interest £9/10/6 and paid it to Rd Moxon Esq.
Sold barley @ 42/-
7 ewes 12 lambs, total 285 ewes 460 lambs, one dead.
Bought a cow of Mr Moxon £15/0/0.
Finished thrashing barley, thrashed peas.
Paid Leeds Mercury up to this date.

Sunday 1 April - Easter Sunday
At Kellington Church, Mrs Hirst there also.
My grandmother used to say, "A fine Easter Sunday, a fine crop would follow."
This day at noon a few drops, a little at night so we must expect just middling harvest weather.

Monday 2 April
At Sandal Grange, a rainy day.
Got 2 milk cows from Mr Moxon, £15 each.
Delivered 100qt barley to Mr Moxon.
Something worried us two lambs in Church Field last night.
Got 7qt oats from Mr Strickland.
1 hog to kill good and fat 315.
286 ewes 458 lambs.

Tuesday 3 April
At Middleton, a showery day.
1 hog to kill 314.
Paid Mr Vandravart church rate, he paid me towing path rent.
He paid me for drain dressing Aire and Calder 3/9.
Winnowed all our barley up this day, total 786qt 1 stone 1 bushel.
289 ewes 462 lambs, only 11 ewes to lamb.
Expenses 3/2, 1/4.
Paid Mr Williams carriage of oats 2/-

Wednesday 4 April
At Smeathalls, a fine day.
Sown a few (?) in Boothman Close and covered them with sand out of South Bank Lane.
Mrs Hirst been to Beal to ask what had killed Mr Ed Poskitts beasts.
Sent Mr Strickland 14 empty sacks to Snaith by train.

Thursday 5 April
At West Ardsley near Wakefield, a fine cold day.
Began sowing barley in twenty one acre, first for this season and about 2 acres in Low Mill Close, say 23 acres sown today.
Jos Scholey got 2 hogs from us today.

Friday 6 April
At Methley and Feathestone, a fine cold day.
Mr Taylor took me in his gig all round.
Sown the two Mill Closes this day.
Baxter and Co cheque for South Yorkshire Company £27/16/6.
Ed Jowitt £6/5/6.
Lord Wharncliffe £12/2/3 - total £46/4/3.

Saturday 7 April
At Pontefract, a cold day.
Sown Carr Flatt and Church Close with barley today.
Mole catcher 2/6.
Somebody stolen our fowls this last night, say 20 to 26.
Paid into bank £52/9/9.
Mrs Hirst at Market.
Ordered our seeds today.
Fined Mr Moxon's boy 1/- for not having a certificate made proper and expenses. A borough magistrate cannot grant one to go out of the borough.

Sunday 8 April
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined with us and took tea also.
We have got left last night 117 fowls after thieves had been.

Monday 9 April
At Towton Hall, a fine cold day.
Drilling seeds in Carr Flatt.
Shurling oats in Miller Dyke.
Mr Carter sent us the seeds, oats to sow in Little Low Common.

Tuesday 10 April
At Branton, a fine soft day after a rainy night.
Got 5qt oats from Mr Strickland.
Paid Mr Hall property tax for Egbro 4/1½d.

Wednesday 11 April
At Pollington Field, a dullish day.
Got home to dinner.
Got 25 loads peas from Mr Strickland of Snaith and sent back the sacks by rails as they came by rails.
Sown Grainger Garth 5 acre, East Field, Seed Garth and 10 acre Upper Common.
Looked the farm over this afternoon.

Thursday 12 April
At Barnsley, a fine day after a rainy night.
Met Mr Lancaster, not Mr Cuttle, he was ill at home.
Had chimney sweeper and had to sweep for mason to get bricks out of chimney, paid 2/0.
I paid Mr Battison wine bill £17/11/0.
I paid Mr Poskitt highway rate for Boothman's land 8/10½.
I paid Mr Williams carriage of peas 10/-

Friday 13 April
At Carlton near Barnsley, a fine day.
I paid for cab fare 17/-
Mrs, Miss Hurst, Miss Atkinson took tea with us.
Sown Sugar Hill today with barley.
Jos Scholey paid me all off for sheep since December £18/9/6.
We have about 10 acres to sow yet with barley and oats.

Saturday 14 April
At Pontefract, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst came and brought me my letters.
I believe we have finished sowing barley and oats.
Busy drilling seeds.
Gave Mr Taylor 20/- for the malt tax repealers.

Sunday 15 April
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst there also.
Miss Lambert took dinner and tea with us.
Had first strawberries tonight after tea,
Saw first swallow tonight at New House.

Monday 16 April
At Ousethorpe Pocklington, a fine day.
Expenses 11/3, 9d - 12/0.
Got Stone Close and Broach ploughed.
Got a truck coals and a truck slick.
Drilled Wood Garth and two five acres, sowed very bad this afternoon.
Gilts at boar.

Tuesday 17 April
At Bentley, a windy day.
Paid C Rhodes Ed Poiskitt of Beal and James Hutchinson property tax and poor rate.
Paid Mr Williams carriage of coal and slick 11/8.
Charles Rhodes paid me for sheep washing 7/6.

Wednesday 18 April
At Dykes Marsh in the forenoon, back to dinner then to Knottingley to meet Mr Tipling and Mr Sampson about North Milford valuation.
Busy dragging and harrowing fallows.
Digging and setting mangles in piece next to new garden.
Paid Robert Fould a poor rate by cheque out of bank £40/0/0, cash £2/0/0 - £42/0/0.

Thursday 19 April
At Doncaster County Court, a soft day, a little rain in the morning.
Began leading manure for mangles into Low Lund Croft 23 loads.
I charged £2/12/0 for time and expenses in the county court business, they would allow only £1/5/0.
Paid Askern Bath Charity £1/0/0 to Cooke and Co, bankers Doncaster.

Friday 20 April
At Fenwick, a finish day, at times showery.
Drilling mangles.
Lead manure into Low Lund Croft, 34 loads today.
Washed 14 sheep today, 8 old tups, 1 hog, 5 ewes.

Saturday 21 April
At Pontefract settling Moor Grange Farm Haddlesey, a fine day.
Miss Lambert paid me £5, the balance of £40 lent some time ago so we are all straight.
Sent Mr Newby award by Mr Carr this day, I want 15/- for stamp and my charge £2/2/0.
Finished drilling mangles in Low Lund Croft.
Paid Mr Arundel for 2 copies writing, 10/-

Sunday 22 April
At Kellington Church, a fine day. Mrs Hirst at church also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us also.
A tup hog amiss today.

Monday 23 April
At Gipton near Leeds, a fine day.
Yoked 2 young horses today and the men don't like it.
Killed the tup hog, inflammation of bladder.
Clipped 11 sheep for market.
John Bramham came to say he wanted a house @ Beal Sam Stacey lived in.

Tuesday 24 April
At Hickleton, a fine day.
Busy turning the ridges over on Low Lund Croft and Teazle Close.
Mr Goldthorpe paid me £17/17/0.
Mr Sampson of Hepworth came to see me when I could go.
Killed another sheep.
Sent 13 to Wakefield Fair.

Wednesday 25 April
At Wolthwaite, a fine day after a frosty night.
Busy turning back the ridges in Low Common and Fenteman Close.
Paid for gig 11/-
Expenses 13/3.
Mrs Hirst been to Hutt Green to see Mrs Brocklebank.
Old Mr Louthian died this morning at 5am aged 91.

Thursday 26 April
At Kiddall Lane Inn, a fine day after a frosty night.
Busy turning furrows back in Fenteman Close and Low Common.
We have washed 100 hogs today and George says we have 456 lambs.

Friday 27 April
At Barnsdale and Sally Well, a fine day.
Mr Vandravart took me there and back.
Busy shurling sheep Backhouse and Copley.
Another hog to kill, inflammation in the bladder.
Mr and Mrs and Miss Hurst took tea with us and Miss Atkinson.

Saturday 28 April
At Pontefract, a cold day.
Mrs Hirst came after dinner.
I was elected Chairman again for the 5th time.
Mr Strickland sent us 11qt oats.
I gave Mr Taylor 20/- for Wentbridge Chapel.
Robert Foulds got 5 tubs potatoes and paid George Jorden for them £1/15/0.

Sunday 29 April
At Kellington Church, a fine cold day.
Mrs Hirst there also.
Miss Lambert and Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.

Monday 30 April
At Ghyll Rudding, a very hard frost and cold today.
Cut all the potato tops.
Clipped 91 hogs today for market tomorrow.
Busy dragging Hall Garth this afternoon.
My expenses today 5/6.
Got home by 5pm.

Tuesday 1 May
At Micklefield, a very cold day.
Mrs Hirst been to Leeds and paid £7/3/11.
Sent 100 hogs to market.
Busy dragging and harrowing fallows.
John Colley got this garden done up this night.

Wednesday 2 May
At Hambleton, a dull day, showery at times.
Set 3 acre potatoes with rape dust and guano.
Ploughing Top Lund Croft and 14 acres.
Mr and Mrs Rowley came to tea with my wife.
George Jorden sold potatoes to Mr Pickersgill @ 7/- per tub.
Got all the sheep shurled today and washed tup hogs.

Thursday 3 May
At Sprotbrough, a fine day after a frosty night.
Busy setting potatoes.
Fetched some rape dust.
John Pearson Esq says I am to send in my bill for valuing Cowick, Snaith and Gowdall.
Paid Hawshead drain money for Aire and Calder Company 3/9.
Paid for newspapers 7/6.
Got 2½ ton rape dust from Mr Jackson.
Finished setting potatoes this day.

Friday 4 May
At Sykehouse, a fine day.
Mr Taylor went to help me value tenant right land for M Oliver's family.
Dressing up Potatoes 20 tubs.
John Moxon Esq and wife took tea with us or rather my wife.
Busy ploughing Lund Croft and 14 acres.
George Jorden wants of me 5/-

Saturday 5 May
At York settling Mr Morley's valuation, a fine day.
At Doncaster to see Colin Hill.
At Pontefract in the afternoon.
Paid into bank £243/7/6.
I suppose two young horses are yoked today.
Mrs Hirst met me at Knottingley with a ticket forward to Doncaster.
Robert Foulds bought a cow at Gowdall and got her this day.

Sunday 6 May
At Kellington, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined with us and took tea.

Monday 7 May
At Hooton Pagnell and Burghwallis, a fine day after a sharp frost.
Out George catched fox with pill.
Clipped 68 hogs, 2 ewes today.
Mrs Hirst been to Hutt Green and paid Fenteman highway rates £7/1/7.
A mare not very well tonight.
Mr Pickersgill fetched £5 worth potatoes, paid £5/0/0.

Tuesday 8 May
At Carlton near Barnsley and Barnsley, a fine day.
At Barnsley setting two valuations with Mr Cuttle and Lancaster.
Sent 55 hogs to market.
Busy turning furrows in Fenteman Close.
Washed all up but the ewes 150 today.
Horse hoeing peas.
Paid Mr Strickland bill £46/0/0.
Mr and Mrs and Miss Polly Hurst to tea.
Paid Miss Coulson pew rent 6/0.

Wednesday 9 May
At Healaugh East (Cattritor). a fine windy day.
Valuing for the landlord and 3 tenants.
Mr and Mrs Brocklebank dined and took tea with Mrs Hirst.
Her birthday 56 years old.
Washed part ewes today.
Trimmed the furrows over in Teazle Field.

Thursday 10 May
At Levels below Thorne, a fine day.
Began ploughing Stone Close across.
Washed up all the ewes.
Paid Joe Baker bill £8/10/0.
Jack Speight paid half a year's rent and gave notice to quit £1/10/0.
Paid miller for grinding £18/18/0, he paid half a year's rent £22//0/0.
Mrs Dickon paid her half year rent £6/0/0 and gave her again £1/0/0.

Friday 11 May
At Norton Priory, a nice rain fallen this morning and a fine shower fell today.
Mrs Hirst went with me to spend the day with Mr Rowley at the priory.
We have drilled a few grey stone turnips in Low Common over railway, ¼ ton rape dust per acre.
Got half the close sown

Saturday 12 May
At Cadeby, a showery morning, cold afternoon at Pontefract.
Mrs Hirst and her groom came to Pontefract and her groom got fresh.
Finished Low Common sowing with turnips.
My expenses 10/- at Carlton valuing manure with Mr Taylor.
Paid mole catcher 5/- and 2/6 before - 7/6.

Sunday 13 May
At Kellington Church, a fine cold day.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Miss Lambert and Mr Ed Poskitt dined with us and took tea.
John Coulson preaching at Kellington and lad went home this day.

Monday 14 May
At Hampole, a cold day.
Clipping sheep.
Ploughing Broach across.
George Briggs came and paid 6 weeks rent so that his year commences from 13 May, he paid 6 weeks @ 1/4 - 8/-

Tuesday 15 May
At Stone and Roach Abbey, a fine cold day.
Clipping sheep.
Sent 48 sheep to Wakefield.
Geo Taylor and Fisher been to look at fat beasts.
Dragging Stones Close.

Wednesday 16 May
At Moss, Braithwaite and Banksides, a fine day.
Met Mr Mellows, Mr Simpson.
Busy sheep clipping, we have about 140 to clip.
Got Broach cut across.

Thursday 17 May
At Holme Farm, Epworth, a fine day.
Clipping sheep we are, nearly all clipped, say 45 yet to clip.
Got ½ ton lime cake 1¼ ton rape dust from Mr Jackson Knotingley.
Miss Scott came and dined and took tea with us.
Mr Poskitt at Sand Hall valuing all up they are for duty
Heifer in milk bulled this day at home.

Friday 18 May
At Tickhill Moorhouse, a fine day at Skellow Mill.
Paid for horse and gig 9/-
Horse at Doncaster 2/9.
Paid the men for two drinkings 20/- each as I had missed them in March.
Sold potatoes 10/-

Saturday 19 May
At (Starefoot) and Benton Grange, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at market.
Busy burning sods in Stones Close.
Clipped 12 sheep today, only about 10 left to clip.

Sunday 20 May
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst not at church, her girl gone to Wakefield today.

Monday 21 May
At Menthorpe and Howden, a fine day.
Valuing manure at Menthorpe, taking my own rents at Howden.
Booth the blacksmith been to see if he could have John Speight's house so I told him he should have it by the year to commence for May day last.
Busy burning sods in Broach.
John Fisher and Geo Taylor bid me £124 for 6 beasts, I wanted £127.

Tuesday 22 May
At Whinmoor and Leeds, a fine day.
Paid Hunt and Hall bill £1/18/0.
Paid Mr Williams freight of slick, 5/10.
Mrs Hurst and family and Miss Dodgson took tea with us.
Busy burning sods in Broach.
Finished clipping sheep this day, only 9 clipped this day.

Wednesday 23 May
At Stanley Carr Wrenthorpe, Lin Well Gate Farnley, a fine hot day.
My expenses £1/0/9.
Busy harrowing and ploughing Stone Close.
Sent Mr Gardener Aire and Calder Act Parliament.
Mrs Hirst and I walked out tonight.

Thursday 24 May
At Fishlake and Bramworth Wood, have a very bad cold indeed.
Busy ploughing and dragging Stone Close.
Mrs Hirst gave Mr Brocklebank 20/- for Whitley Chapel.

Friday 25 May
At Little Smeaton, a fine cold day after a frosty night.
Ploughing Broom Close.
Dragging and harrowing.
Dipped 290 lambs.

Saturday 26 May
At Pontefract, a fine cold day after a frosty night.
Dipped the lambs all up this day.
Busy harrowing Stone, Broom Flatt.
I sold John Fisher 6 fat beasts for £125 to go on Tuesday morning.

Sunday 27 May
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst there also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.
George Jorden, George Stacey and landlord Boothman all went to Askern to bathe, single horse.

Monday 28 May
At Sykehouse, a fine day.
Valuing for Mr (Turpin) and Wade.
Busy working stone Close and Broom Flatt.
Lamb dead in skit today.
Got a certificate to remove fat beasts to Wakefield.
John Vandravart paid me for valuing today and stamp £12/0/0.

Tuesday 29 May
At Sutton and Norton, a fine day.
Valuing for Mr Bulmer and John Lodge.
Mr Poskitt paid his rent due Martinmas last £90/0/0, I gave him again £45/0/0 for loss by cattle plague.
Mr Poskitt says he has a lamb which belongs to us.
Began ploughing Roal Close last time over before sowing.

Wednesday 30 May
At Barnsley, a fine day.
Settling valuation with Mr Booth of (Brightholmely) near Sheffield.
Expenses 7/-, dinner 6/-
Men busy ploughing Roal Close.
Bought beef at Barnsley 6/10, 8 ¼ lb she said.
Had first peach to eat.
Walked out tonight Mrs Hirst and self.

Thursday 31 May
At Kellington, a showery day.
Mr R W F Mills Esq dined with us.
Had first grapes this day.
He paid me on account £96/14/9.
We went to Beal and Whitley Wood.
Busy ploughing land ready to sow in turnips.

Friday 1 June
At Kellington Rent Day, a rainy day.
Paid my rent in notes.
3 cows £64, 14 beasts £196, 1 heifer £9, 6 calves £15 - £284. Gave Mr Mills this as value of beasts dead before 20 February.
All the farmers gave in total amount of loss £1550 to Mr Mills.
I bought W Boothman's pony £13/0/0 and he has sent it.
Sold Joe Lamb 2 pigs £8/0/0.
Sold Geo Gillain 2 pigs £7/10/0.
Mr Brocklebank called to see us and he said Mr Beard was d ead.

Saturday 2 June
At Pontefract, a fine hot day.
R Hurst very ill, a stroke.
857 ewes, lambs, tups and gimbers.
Busy ploughing Broach 8 ploughs.
Mr Hargreaves bids me 26/- per stone for wool.
Paid for exchange in gigs W M Clarke, new gig £28/0/0.
2 mares stucted tonight.

Sunday 3 June
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at church.
Miss Lambert, Miss Jackson and Ed Poskitt ---- ?

Monday 4 June
At Kilpin and Howden, a showery day.
Turnip sowing began this day we did in Roal Close.
Mr Brocklebank came and took tea at the house tonight.
Mary Bamforth been planting China Asters and Germen Asters.
44 loads manure this day.
Cow bulled again second time.
Bought a bull calf of John Banks 30/-

Tuesday 5 June
At Selby and Brayton, a fine day.
Wanlass and Eccles arbitration - £5/5/0.
My expenses 7/-
22 loads manure into Roal Close, not got it done yet.
10 loads manure from W Boothman.
Planted dahlias and geraniums Mary Bamforth and gardener.
Put bull with heifers they did tonight.
2 acres of Roal Close done with bones and guano and no manure.

Wednesday 6 June
At Leeds to settle Linward Gate, a showery day.
Began drilling 14 acre in South Field this forenoon and manuring 35 loads.
Mrs Hirst at the Benevolent Society Meeting Pontefract, 1/9, 1/3, 4/6.
Paid 3/6 each 2 nets 7/-
4 loads manure from W Boothman.

Thursday 7 June
At Pontefract, a showery day.
Busy leading manure into 14 acres and drilling swedes, 2 cwt guano per acre.
Mr John Smith and Mr and Mrs Dodgson took tea with us.
Took W Moxon Esq 12 peaches.
We have lead into 14 acres up to this night 77 loads manure.

Friday 8 June
At Burton Hall, a fine day.
Home to dinner then to Askern.
Total manure into 14 acres 90 loads, 1 large acre boned.
Top Lund Croft 21 loads manure this afternoon.

Saturday 9 June
At Pontefract, a showery night.
Sold wool to Mr Hargreaves at 26/6 per stone.
Took R Hurst 8 peaches.
Busy sowing turnips in Top Lund Croft.
Put the gimbers into Gravel Hole.

Sunday 10 June
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined with us and took t ea.

Monday 11 June
At Moor End Thorne and Epworth, a dull fine day till night then rain.
Mr Taylor of Darrington went with me to look about him.
Drilling Top Lund Croft with bones and guano and swedes.
Ploughing Beal Close ready for drilling.
Got 5 tons coal Fox Holes.

Tuesday 12 June
At Leeds, a rainy day.
Paid R Foulds cattle plague £2/11/6½, Earl Cathcart 19/2.
Finished Top Lund Croft drilling swedes, began in Beal Close.
Thos Wheatley brought us a set new gig harnesses and I paid him £5/10/0 to boot.

Wednesday 13 June
At Selby, a dull day.
Wanlass and Eccles arbitration, expenses 10/6.
Mrs Hirst been to Beal to see Mrs Poskitt.
Drilled Beal Close with swedes, 2 cwt guano and 4 cwt bones per acre.
Busy ploughing Hall Garth.
I paid Joe Hutchinson cattle plague assessment.

Thursday 14 June
At Wakefield, a fine day.
Drilling Hall Garth with swedes, bones and guano.
Roger Hurst Esq, his wife and daughter and Polly Dodgson took tea with us.
Horse hoeing Teazle Close ready to ridge.

Friday 15 June
At Fenwick and Barnby Dun, a dull day.
Busy drilling Hall Garth with swede turnips, finished it we did.
Horse hoeing Teazle Close.
Mrs Hiirst sold Mr Pickersgill 9 score eggs to Knottingley, 18 for 1/-
One ewe, 1 lamb dead since they were counted, 849.

Saturday 16 June
At Pontefract, a dull cold day after a sharp frost.
Mrs Hirst at Pontefract.
Weighed the wool 307 stone 2lb at 26/6 - £411/10/0.
Paid into the bank £410/0/0.
Busy sowing Teazle Close with grey stone white rape dust and malt combs.
Bought 6qt oats of Silverwood at 27/- per qt

Sunday 17 June
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst there also.
Miss Lambert and Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.

Monday 18 June
At Sandal Grange Park Lane, a rainy day.
Delivered the wool today to go to Shipley to Jos Hargreaves.
Drilled Low Common over again.
Mr Todd brought us 10qt oats, 12 stone @ 1/2.

Tuesday 19 June
At Leeds, a rainy day.
Went to Mr Barr's office with Mr Rd and John Moxon and Mrs Summerson, sat 2½ hours.
Paid expenses 5/8.
Silverwood brought us 6qt oats, 11 stone, 27/-
Ordered 20 white geese of Mr Shaw of Goole to come this week.
Drilling Stones Close with green turnips, bones and guano.

Wednesday 20 June
At Pontefract and Castleford, a fine day.
I sold Mr Broadhead bark at Whitley for £6/15/0 per ton, he fetches it from the place.
I gave Mr Rider £1/2/10 to pay into Doncaster Bank for Went draining tax.
Paid Mr Wainwright for 4 stone rope 18/6.
Wrote John Pearson Esq a receipt for cheque received £105/5/6.
Wrote Mr Mells about price bark.
Busy manuring Broom Croft and drilling turnips green.

Thursday 21 June
At Snaith and Kellington, a showery day.
I went to see Mr Clarke about drawing an award in Wanlass and Eccles.
Sold R Pickersgill potatoes.
I wrote out Mr (Bews) valuation.
Lead 46 loads manure into Broach.
1 ton cake from Mr Jackson £10/10/0.

Friday 22 June
At Kellington, a fine day after a rainy night.
Busy leading manure into Broach, 40 loads today, total 104 loads.
3 men horsing Low Lund Croft ready for ridging for turnips and rapes.
Put the gimbers in to eat fat hen off.
Sold Miss Pickersgill rhubarb.
A horse lame tonight in his fetlock.

Saturday 23 June
At Pontefract, a fine hot day.
We have finished Broach drilling turnips.
Just set a few rows this this later part of the afternoon in Low Lund Croft.
Turned all the horses out to grass.
Mrs Hirst came to Pontefract this afternoon.
Began setting out mangles.
Cocked horned heifer bulled Charles Rhodes says.

Sunday 24 June
At Kellington Church, a fine hot day.
Mrs Hirst there also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.
First new peas to dinner.
A ewe dead 848 left.

Monday 25 June
At Sykehouse, a fine hot day.
Mr Taylor with me there also.
Began manuring Low Lund Croft.
2 loads from Anson.
5 loads manure Waud.
1 load C Wigglesworth.
Drilled part rapes.
Began drilling Fenteman Close with rapes.
Mr Taylor took tea with us.
Paid Jack Banks for calf £1/9/6.
Paid Jack Bamforth for lime 4/6.
5 loads John Illingworth.

Tuesday 26 June
At Kellington, a fine day.
A lamb dead 847 left.
Busy drilling rapes we are this day in Fentemnan Close and dragging green turnips this side of mangles.
Mrs Hirst and I drove round my farm this afternoon.
I lent W Boothman pony to go to Criddling Stubbs this day.

Wednesday 27 June
At Roach Abbey, Stainton Sandbeck, a fine day.
We finished sowing turnips and have lead 60 loads manure out of New House fold yard into 21 acre and 10 loads yesterday, total loads so far 70 loads.
I paid for horse and gig 12/0, bar 9d.
Total expenses 18/9.
I paid for a lamb 6/6.
Mr Morley wrote to say £160 was the lowest he could take.
8qt oats from Snaith Station, John Strickland.

Thursday 28 June
At Kellington, a fine day.
Began mowing clover, 11 mowers, asked 4/6 per acre.
16 sacks to Snaith Station which came to hand yesterday.
I got 20 geese from Mr Brown of Goole, sent back the hamper immediately.
R Pickersgill got 18 stone gooseberries at 1/8 and 15 score potatoes 2/9 per score.
Got a calf from Thos Thompson.
John Simpson, and his wife and son came to dine and tea with us.
I paid W Boothman for pony £13, for 2 doys porter, 1 bushel malt £13/14/6, gave again 6d.
Sent to the Inland Revenue officer my returns for farm.

Friday 29 June
At Sandal Magna Wakefield, a fine hot day.
Finished mowing clover.
Began mowing grass 11 men.
I paid Mr Williams carriage of oats and geese 3/10.
I met Mr Cuttle and Mr Wordsworth about West Riding and Grimsby Railway.
Bank book to take.

Saturday 30 June
At Pontefract, a fine forenoon, showery thundery afternoon.
I paid for £5 shares £123.
Mrs Hirst at market today.
Mown I suppose West Ings.
Earthing potatoes.
Lad gone to Drax Feast.
Cocked a little clover before the rain in Seed Garth.
Newspaper paid up to this day.
F W Fisher Esq wrote about my charges.

Sunday 1 July
At Kellington Church, a shower or two fell this forenoon then a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at church.
Mr Edward Poskitt dined with us and took tea.
Cash at bank £6718/6/5.

Monday 2 July
At Darrington, a fine day.
I sent to Mr (Mech) my valuation for Archbishop's land.
Sold W Boothman Bank's Close grass for £8/0/0.
Coals for gardener.

Tuesday 3 July
At Norton and Kellington, a cold stormy day.
After dinner. Mrs Hirst went to see Mrs John Rowley, she is better.
Gardener 1 ton coals.
The men leading manure this afternoon out of John Farrar fold into 21 acres.
Paid Mr White of Snaith 10/0 for Snaith Show.
John Illingworth paid for pelts 5/6.

Wednesday 4 July
At Oakenshaw Station, a rainy showery day.
Leading manure out of John Farrar fold into 21 acre.
Mr and Mrs and Miss Hurst, Miss Dodgson took tea and strawberries with us.
3 men horse hoeing part of Roal Close today.

Thursday 5 July
At Shearburn, a fine day.
Thrashed 14qt oats George says.
Cocked part clover and turned part of West Ings.
Bought a couple of ducks and paid 5/- to W Boothman for them.
I think of sending 7 horses to Mr Taylor of Norton Priory at 3/- per week, say £1/1/0 for 7 horses.

Friday 6 July
At Kellington, a dullish day.
We sent 7 horses to Mr Taylor of Norton Priory at 3/- per week each horse or 21/- per week for the 7 horses.
Cocked a little hay.
I paid all the monies 10/- each towards the moving turnips.
Have got Roal Close set out this night.

Saturday 7 July
At Pontefract, a fine day.
Cocked part hay today, it has been a very fine day.
I got Mr Arundel's clerk to copy my valuation of Wentbridge.

Sunday 8 July
At Kellington Church, a showery forenoon, fine afternoon.
Mrs Hirst not at church because her maiden had gone to Gowdall Feast.
Miss Lambert, her nephew Master John Jackson and Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.

Monday 9 July
At Carlton near Barnsley, a fine day.
Lead West Ings hay.
Had all the turnip hoers at work.
I got home by 2pm or rather should have done.
John Mills Esq at Carlton also and Mr Smith.
Expenses by train 4/0. 3/0, man 1/0 - 8/0.

Tuesday 10 July
At Kellington and Askren, a fine day.
I went to Askren to bathe today.

Took W Boothman with me and paid 6d, 1/3, 1/0, 1d - 2/10.
Had all the turnip hoers at work today helping us to lead clover and hay.
We have part of Hall Garth bottoms to lead yet.
846 sheep left yet.
Brown mare stucted again.

Wednesday 11 July
At York in the forenoon, a fine hot day.
I went to see (Neilton), Robinson and Brown in Seven valuation.
Got back by the 12-10 from York, 9/0.
Lead all our hay that is cut this day.
Got 14 swede turnips set out and two men horse hoeing this afternoon.
Mrs Hirst and I rode over the farm.
Took Mrs Poskitt a few strawberries.

Thursday 12 July
At Kellington till after dinner, a fine hot day.
Mown last close of grass this forenoon.
In the afternoon Mrs Hirst and I went to Snaith Show.
I paid 1/0 entrance, 2/6 tea, basket 8/6, brush 3/6, (?) 2/6, man 1/0 - 8/6.
John Rowley came tonight to say he had got a letter from G Yarbrough Esq to say his rent was £10 a year more.
3 men horse hoeing Stones Close.
Miss Hirst at Snaith Show.
A lamb to kill Jos Scholey 9 or 10lb per qt.

Friday 13 July
At Fryston Lodge, a fine hot day.
Busy horse hoeing and setting out turnips we are with 13 hoers.
Mapplebeck turning hay with the machine.
Paid B Rhodes for 3 loads wheat 24/0 - £3/12/0.
Berries 2/-. potatoes 1/8 per score £2/17/8. eggs 10/0 - £3/7/8.

Saturday 14 July
At Pontefract, a fine day.
Finished hay time.
Got West Ings upon 5 carts and so that is the last.
Mrs Hirst at market with me.
I took out of bank for coal bill Fox Holes Company - £15/0/0.

Sunday 15 July
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.

Monday 16 July
At Kellington, a fine day.
We stacked our last 5 loads of hay.
Paid W Boothman for 2 doys porter, paid 6/0 for it.
Paid Joe Baker's bill £9/11/0.
George Stones came to see me about Stubbs rate.
I paid Joe Hutchinson poor rate for Egbro13/6.
Paid poor rate Earl Cathcart £6/8/1.
John Cookson came to look at an old building.
4 cart loads slick.

Tuesday 17 July
At Leeds, a fine day.
Busy pulling clover stack and 2 men horse hoeing turnips and mangles.
R Hurst, his wife, Sam, Willie and Polly took tea with us.
Mr Elston paid me £1/3/6.

Wednesday 18 July
At Pontefract valuing vicar's land, a fine day.
Busy horse hoeing turnips.
2 boys and man thatching clover stack.
13 men setting out Low Common turnips.
Mrs Hirst and I went out in the carriage tonight.
Called at the Union, the Assessment Committee setting.
A lamb dead 844.

Thursday 19 July
At Kellington, a fine day.
Mrs Waide, George Waide, Mr Shutcliffe took dinner with us
Mrs Poskitt Beal and Thomas Taylor took tea with all the others.
Paid Robert Foulds for 2 heifer calves from Tho Thompson £4/4/0.
Mrs Pickersgill got 10 stone red currants, 2/0 per stone £1/0/0 and ½ stone black currants @ 1/6 - 1/0.
Gave her again 6d.

Friday 20 July
At Askren to bathe, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst and George Jorden went with me.
Paid expenses 4/6.
Got horse hoed first time over.
Got clover stack thatched.
Mrs Aidland and Miss called to see Mrs Hirst.

Saturday 21 July
At Pontefract, a fine day.
I paid Rd Moxon or Mrs Hawks £6/6/11 which Mr William Moxon said he gave to me for interest upon £188 Leeds and Barnsdale Road Shares and if William gave me what he says in a bag I should give it to Richard Moxon at the same time but by way of keeping all quiet. I paid the £6/6/11 so I am not out of pocket.
Miss Scott came home with me tonight.
Mrs Hirst paid Miss Coulson 5/0 - missionary.

Sunday 22 July
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Miss Lambert, Master Jackson, Miss Scott, Mr Ed Poskitt all dined and took tea with us.
Mrs Hirst at church also.

Monday 23 July
At Hensall in the forenoon, afternoon Little Smeaton, a fine cold day.
Mrs Hirst and Miss Scott rode with me this afternoon and went to see Mrs John Rowley but she had gone to dine with Miss Hirst at Stubbs so they walked on to Smeaton and came home with me.
Began horse hoeing Roal Close 2 men this afternoon.
6 stone red currants.12/0.
3½ stone black currants 10/6.
8 quarts of rasps @ 5d - 3/4 - total £1/5/10.
Getting 4 women @ 9d per day 3/0 - total net £1/2/10.

Tuesday 24 July
At Thornton near Pocklington, a fine cold day.
My expenses 19/9.
Leading manure into 21 acre turnip hoers are.

Wednesday 25 July
At Pollington, Snaith and Hick Hall, a fine cold day.
6 carts leading manure intop10 acres South Field, 60 loads.
Missionary Meeting at Kellington, Mrs Hirst gave £3/0/0, Sarah Scott and Mrs Hirst there in the afternoon.
Mr Mollett and Mr Johnson took tea with us.
Going to lead three rams to the show at Pontefract tomorrow.

Thursday 26 July
At Long Sandal, a dull day, a slight shower fell tonight.
Mrs Hirst and Sally Scott came to meet me at Pontefract Agricultural Show, we got the silver cup and second prize - best shearling rams.
I dined with R Hurst Esq.

Friday 27 July
Decoy Farm, Airmyn, a rainy day.
I met Mr Elston to value crops at Mr Smith's farm, got very wet indeed I did.
3 lambs are dead 840.
Got home by 3 o' clock and attended a meeting at church when the vicar stated someone would give him any amount of money to restore the church.
Mr Brocklebank took tea with us.
Paid John Bank's bill.

Saturday 28 July
At Pontefract, a dull day.
Marked the sheep today.
One lamb dead 839.
Sarah Scott left us today.
Men hoeing turnips over again.
3 men horse hoeing turnips.
Met Mr Lancaster and John Scholey.

Sunday 29 July
At Kellington Church, a rainy day.
Mrs Hirst not at church nor scarcely anybody, only 11 besides the vicar, church sexton and Sunday scholars.
Had two lambs dead and two to kill.
A great flood in the river, been a deal of rain this last night and today.

Monday 30 July
At Kellington and Leeds, a dull day.
Went to see Mr Nelson about giving evidence in West Riding and Grimsby and Illingworth.
W Scholey got 2 lambs.
Leading manure all our men.
Jos Scholey another lamb, 3 this day, one dead besides.

Tuesday 31 July
At Featherstone and Acketon, a rainy day very indeed.
Took off the lambs this day.
No labourers but Mapplebeck at work today because it was so wet.
Met G Moxon Esq but the umpire did not come so we looked over and came home.
Total quantity of sheep 830.

Wednesday 1 August
At Micklefield, a fine day.
A lamb dead 432.
Leading manure this forenoon, hoeing turnips this afternoon.

Thursday 2 August
At Methley, a rainy morning.
Men hoeing turnips, lads leading manure.
Roger Hurst Esq, his wife and daughter took tea with us.
He is to have a little ram I tell him for £8/0/0.
Paid Smith for newspapers up to 30th September 7/6.

Friday 3 August
At Wakefield, a fine day.
3 men horse hoeing turnips.
Got nearly all the turnips hoed 2 times over.
I was at an arbitration of land at Sandal but was not examined at all.

Saturday 4 August
At Pontefract Market, a cold day very indeed.
Mrs Hirst went with me.
Men hoeing Low Common turnips over again and finished them.

Sunday 5 August
At Kellington Church, a fine windy day very indeed.
Mrs Hirst at church.
Mr Edward Poskitt dined and took tea with us.

Monday 6 August
At Blackwood Farm North Duffield, a stormy day.
9 men cutting peas, 5 women pulling peas.
4 men hoeing Low Lund Croft rapes and turnips.
3 men horse hoeing Fenteman Close and Low Lund Croft.
William Boothman sold a horse at Doncaster Fair for John Poskitt for £45/0/0.

Tuesday 7 August
At Methley, a dull windy day.
Got all the prize taker peas cut this day.
Busy horse hoeing turnips 3 men are.
Robert Foulds says we have had a mare yoked at Mr Taylors of Norton that is (?) them.
Got a ton lime cake.

Wednesday 8 August
At Tickhill and Branton, a fine day till 4 o' clock then rain.
Leading peas into 10 acre today.
Mrs Shutcliffe and Mary Waide took dinner and tea here.
Expenses 24/-
3 horses comed home from Mr Taylor's this day, Norton Common Pasture.
R W F Mills Esq sent me a cheque value £75 for loss of cattle by cattle plague.

Thursday 9 August
At Willowtoft, a stormy day
Fare 3/4, mare and gig 10/0, ostler 1/0, dinner 1/2, ferry 1/6 - total 17/-
Men leading manure out of Middle House fold yard into Carr Flatt.
Mrs Hirst gone to Hutt Green.
I paid Mr Brown for 20 geese £3/0/0.

Friday 10 August
At Burghwallis and Skellow Mill and Norton Priory, a showery day.
Mrs Hirst been to see Mrs John Rowley today.
Finished leading manure out of fold yard.
Miss Lambert came to ask me to lend her £20, I have not it by me.
Lead a little manure into Boothman Close and earth.
Paid Mr Elston for me at York the Yorkshire Agricultural subs £1/0/0.

Saturday 11 August
At Sykehouse and Balne, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst went to market to sell butter and eggs.
George Jorden gone to see the soldiers at York and 5 more men gone out in pleasure, remainder pulling weeds.
One lamb dead 431.
Put lambs on clover.

Sunday 12 August
At Kellington Church, a finish dull day.
Mrs Hirst at church also Mr Ed Poskitt took dinner and tea with us.

Monday 13 August
At Ghyll Rudding, a fine dull day.
Valuing for Mr Groves.
Men ploughing pea puce.

Tuesday 14 August
At Rawcliffe and Airmyn, a fine day after a rainy morning.
Got 6 loads peas home today.
Dined at Goole and paid 2/11, fare 4/4½ - total 7/3½.
Mrs Hirst and I walked out after tea to look @ corn.
Wrote out all the tithe notices for Bessy Stacey to take them out.
Mr Godfrey of Wood End came to see about John Oliver's valuation.

Wednesday 15 August
At Ousethorpe near Pocklington, a fine day.
Met Mr Elston and Mr (Kemply).
My expenses 9/-
Got all the prize taker peas stacked, we have about 17 acres yet to get.
Mr and Mrs and two Miss Hursts took tea with us.
A lamb dead or killed 430.

Thursday 16 August
At Haddlesey, Hambleton Common Hambleton and Blackwood, a stormy day very indeed.
Got pea stacks thatched.
Sent tup to Joss Scholey today to kill.

Friday 17 August
At Barwick Kiddle Lane Sherburn, a fine day after a rainy night.
Bargained with all our men to harvest this night.
Got peas off the common into ten acre today.
Shall begin harvest in the morning if all's well.
They say that Thomas Lockwood has left his wife this night.

Saturday 18 August
At Cadeby and Sprotburgh, a fine day.
At Darrington valuing 4 fields of wheat for Mr Taylor and Poskitt.
Got a little wheat cut this day.
Mrs Hirst came to market to fetch me home.
A lamb dead 429.

Sunday 19 August
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.

Monday 20 August
At Bickerton, a dull day.
A little rain fell and stopped the harvesters this day.
Mrs Hirst took Mr Poskitt a brace of grouse.
We had first brace to tea.
Mr Brears 70 sheep laid in our Beal turnip close this last night.

Tuesday 21 August
At Thorne Levels and Haddlesey, a wet morning, fine afternoon then wet a little at night.
Dr Muscroft and W Moxon Esq took tea with us with grouse.
Began harvesting our lads did in Wood Garth.
John Poskitt fetched his ram at £11/0/0 and paid for him, again 1/0.
Got 1¼ ton lime cake from Mr Jackson.

Wednesday 22 August
At Woolthwaite, a fine day.
Met Mr Simpson and Mr Mellows.
Paid horse gig 13/0, bars 9d, man 6d, tea 1/9, fare 5/8, horse 9d - 22/5.
Got Wood Garth wheat cut and ten acre wheat over railway, both pieces cut.
Mrs Hirst been to look at the fields.

Thursday 23 August
At Milford Grange, a fine day.
Met Mr Tupling and Simpson.
Getting part wheat cut we are.
Mr Rhodes will soon get all their wheat cut.
Mrs Hirst and I walked out tonight.
Paid Rev Jos Mann tithe rent charge £19/7/1.

Friday 24 August
At Holme Carr Epworth, a dull aisey day, rather rainy.
No harvesting today.
Mr F W Waide sent us two halves of two Bank of England notes of £100 principal and £10 interest.
3 lambs dead 426.
Thomas Backhouse 16lb bacon.

Saturday 25 August
At New Hall and Woolley Moor, a dull day not much harvest work done.
My expenses today New Hall 10/2, Woolley Moor 3/7.
Mrs Hirst at market today and William got a little worse for liquor.
A ewe dead today.

Sunday 26 August
At Kellington Church, a fine soft windy day.
Mrs Hirst at church and Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.

Monday 27 August
At Fryston Lodge, a fine soft windy day, very close for the reapers.
Mrs Hirst sold the apples to Mrs Pickersgill at 8d per stone.
Received of Mrs Pickersgill for berries and rasps £1/0/8.
Lead part peas.
F W Waide sent the last half of the one hundred pound bill and half of a ten pound note.
2 lambs dead 423.

Tuesday 28 August
At Hickleton Upton and Pontefract.
Lead peas and got 4 loads wheat.
Roger Hirst's wife and 2 children took tea with my wife.

Wednesday 29 August
At Middleton on Severn, a very rainy day indeed.
I was valuing for Lord Leconfield.
Stopped all night with Mr (Cuigh) at Northallerton.
My expenses today 15/6.

Thursday 30 August
At Northallerton in the morning then North Cote near Masham valuing for Mr M Cass.
My expenses 16/1.
Men cutting part of Seed Garth.
Mrs Hirst sold 40 stone apples £1/6/8.
Sold Mrs Pickersgill 128 eggs 8/0.

Friday 31 August
At Kellington, a fine day.
I have not been at Pontefract Market for 4 Saturdays so if I go tomorrow it is a wonder.
1¼ ton cake from Mr Jackson £12/10/0.
Bust cutting barley and pulling apples.
Mrs Hirst and I rode round the farm to see the reapers.
I paid our labourers £2 each 15 of them.

Saturday 1 September
At Pontefract, a finish day.
Made a stack of wheat, the first.
I took £13/13/0 of Mr R Ryder for infant school rent one year due 2 August 1866 and paid Mrs Hanks the £13.13.0 and gave Mr Rd Moxon Esq the receipt.
Mrs Hirst been to look over the furniture in Mr Moorhouse's house.
Miss Hirst got a lover, Mr Wavill Esq.

Sunday 2 September
At Kellington Church, a little hail and rain fell this afternoon.
Mrs Hirst not at church today.
Mr Edward Poskitt dined and took tea with us.

Monday 3 September
At Kellington, a fine windy day.
We lead 8 loads wheat this afternoon from the other side of railway.
I have shot 4 hares and 4½ brace birds.
Men all busy cutting barley.

Tuesday 4 September
At Leeds, a dull aisey day, rather looks like wet only.
Lead 7 loads corn this day.
Got a cheque from Mr Young, agent to Lord Londesbrough for the sum of £12/12/0.
Got one ton coals from Thos Russett.
No reaping going on this day since 6 o' clock.
Paid Mr Clark, coach builder, for jack cap for carriage wheel 9/-
Expenses 13/2.

Wednesday 5 September
At Kellington, a rainy morning.
I paid Geo Copley for mowing all off, for turnip hoeing all off at 9/0 and gave Geo Copley 10/0 each for himself and 8 more with what they had over drawn for their drinkings.
In the afternoon I drove over to Featherstone and called to see Mr Moxon Esq who had been drinking 9 days.

Thursday 6 September
At Kellington, a fine forenoon, about 4pm it began to rain and stopped people for leading.
I paid Jack Stacey, Charles Wigglesworth, Wm and John Russett 2/1½ each.
This is our wedding day, we have been married 32 years this day.
Mrs Pickersgill got 47 stone apples at 8d, £1/11/0 we want.
539 loads wheat thrashed G Baker @ 4d - £8/19/8.
868qt barley thrashed G Baker @ 8d - £28/18/8.
87 loads peas thrashed G Baker @ 4d - £1/9/0.
16qt oats thrashed G Baker @ 6d - 8/0. Total £39/15/4.

Friday 7 September
At Kellington, a rainy day.
Miss Hirst and Miss Waide came and bought a ram, paid £8/8/0.
I paid Joe Baker £5/15/0, paid him off for thrashing £40/0/0.
No harvest work done this day, all at rest.
Set nets in Hall Garth Bottom Fog and the lambs gone in.
Took our rams out into the Falls this day, we have 5 to sell only.

Saturday 8 September
At Pontefract, a rainy day.
Mrs Hirst at Pontefract today.
A deal of wet fell.
We settled Upton game damages Mr Taylor, Mr Cuttle and self, charged £4/4/0.each.

Sunday 9 September
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.
We had first roast goose this day to dinner.

Monday 10 September
At Selby, a fine day after rain last night.
Roger Hirst Esq sent for a ram.
Men busy harvesting this day.
Mrs Pickersgill fetched 25½ stone apples to pay for and paid for 47 stone took last week.
I paid Mr Strickland for 6 loads seeds £4/19/6 and 8qt oats at 25/0, paid at Selby this account £14/19/0.

Tuesday 11 September
At Kellington, a rainy day.
Very little harvesting done, only about an hours work.
I paid Robert Nicholson £9/9/1 as exors of William Hirst, for Mrs Lumby the late John Eland's widow. My brother was trustee for John Eland.
R Nicholson took tea with us.

Wednesday 12 September
At Snaith till noon, home for dinner, a fine day.
Leading wheat out of 19 acres, got it all but one load.
Settling (Turpin) and Waide valuation and lease, they paid me £4/5/0.
Sold 25 stone apples to Mrs Pickersgill and she paid for all the apples so far.
Wrote Mr Bennett, White Horse in Leeds.

Thursday 13 September
At Featherstone, a fine day.
Leading wheat, got in all 5 stacks of wheat.
Mrs Brocklebank came to see Mrs Hirst, she had not been very well.
Got the two five acres wheat and part Carr Flatt today.

Friday 14 September
At (Blind) Hardwick, a windy day, at night a heavy shower.
R Hurst Esq family took tea with us.
Got nearly all our wheat.
Mr Hirst paid me for a ram £10/10/0, again 4/0 - £10/6/0.
I was valuing for Robson brothers.

Saturday 15 September
At Pontefract, a finish day.
Got all our wheat today.
Leading first barley into a stack.
I lent Miss Lambert £20 for a short time.
Mrs Hirst not at market today.
A deal of lightening tonight on my road home.
Gardener went away at 4 o' clock for a few hours,

Sunday 16 September
At Kellington Church, a fine forenoon, rainy afternoon and night.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Miss Lambert and Mr Ed Poskitt dined with us out of roast goose.

Monday 17 September
At Hockton, a fine day.
Valuing game damages or rather bad crops for Captain Stansfield to support Mr Cuttle.
Men thatching stacks.
Got a ton coals from Thos Russett.
Thomas Wood and his son came again tonight about a ram £9/9/0 but make as in price at £10.

Tuesday 18 September
At Leeds, a frosty morning, fine till 4pm then rain.
I met Mr Elston to settle the two Micklefield valuations.
Dined with Rd Gouthwaite Esq, Thos Fox Esq, Geo Morley.
Got another barley stack up today.

Wednesday 19 September
At Kellington, a fine day.
We lead a deal of barley today, made 2 stacks today.
Smith's cow and bull been in our Low Lund Croft turnips, he promises he won't let them go anymore.
After dinner I went out to shoot a brace of birds and Mrs Hirst walked with me to Low Common but would not walk in the potatoes.
Fox got us a fowl last night at George Jorden's lot.
Wm Boothman bought me a horse 4 years old, £24.

Thursday 20 September
At Leeds, a fine day.
Went to meet Mr (Bewent), Lord Cardigan's agent, he paid me my bill £47/8/0.
Lead a deal of barley today 21 acres, half of Church Close and part of Seed Garth, part Grainger Garth and a load or two out of 5 acres.
Rather like wet tonight.

Friday 21 September
At Thornton near Pocklington, a finish day after a rainy night.
Lead part barley.
R Hurst Esq, his wife and daughter took tea here.
Mr Elston and Mr Backhouse, Mr Smith went to Thornton with me.

Saturday 22 September
At Pontefract, a dullish day.
Finished leading sheaf corn.
We have all our raking barley and oats to lead yet.
I took out of bank £93/0/0 to pay railway (?) with.
I paid £203/9/7 for 41 shares.
Mrs Hirst at Pontefract today
Richard Moxon has found my £6/7/0.

Sunday 23 September
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst there also.

Mr Ed Poskitt took roast goose and tea with us.

Monday 24 September
At Selby, a heavy rain fell about noon.
Settling Thornton valuation.
10 or 12 men thatching stacks, brushing hedge bottoms out.
Put the ewes into 19 acre and Carr Flatt.
Walton paid for felling and peeling in Whitley Wood.

Tuesday 25 September
At Kellington, a fine windy day.
(Turning) the rakings this afternoon and got a few loads home.
Nearly all the stacks thatched.
I have been very busy with valuations this day.
John Illingworth caught Thomas Beevers shooting in Maynard land, to have him up.
Wrote Mr Lee I did for John to have a hare killing license.

Wednesday 26 September
At Featherstone Acketon, a fine day.
Beal Tithe Rent.
Mrs John Rowley dined with my wife and took tea.
Got part rakings today but not all.

Thursday 27 September
At Doncaster, a fine day.
Egbro Tithe.
Finished harvest home this day, began 18 August.
All thatched up by raking stacks.
Mr and Mrs and Miss Hurst took tea and champagne out of our silver cups, first time used.
Put 257 lambs upon rape.

Friday 28 September
At Pontefract, a rainy day.
Kellington Tithe Rent.
Valuing for Mr Moxons.
Gardener a ton coals.
Men at home this afternoon.
3 ploughs this forenoon at 19 acre shurling.
Robert Foulds paid me back cattle plague assessment £2/11/6½.

Saturday 29 September
At Pontefract, a fine day.
I told Mrs John Moxon what we thought about them introducing David Briggs to Miss Hirst.
I paid into bank £205/0/0.
Joseph Hutchinson paid his tithe to Mrs Hirst

Sunday 30 September
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst there also.
Miss Lambert and Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.
Newspaper paid up to this day.

Monday 1 October
At Egbro shooting, a fine hot day.
5 ploughs @ work in 19 acre.
John Rowley and J H Barton Esq came to shoot for R T Lee Esq and we shot 53 brace of birds, 16 hares, 8 rabbits.
I sold Mr Moxon and Sons a ram £10/10/0.
Sold John Rowley one £9/0/0.
W Briggs and Thos Backhouse trimming the ewes.
We have only two tups left.
Bought two ram lambs of Charles Rhodes for 45/- each, £4/10/0.

Tuesday 2 October
At Pontefract, a dull day.
W Moxon Esq paid me for the ram £10/10/0 again 1/0 - total £10/9/0.
Mr Jackson of Knottingley G D Simpson was dead tonight for which I am very sorry.
Mr Brocklebank called here tonight.
Ed Poskitt got a ram today, only one left.
Shurling ewes.
Mrs Pickersgill got 63 stone at 8d - £2/2/0.

Wednesday 3 October
At Cudworth and Elmsall, Snaith and Whitley Bridge, a dull foggy day.
John Rowley sent for his ram.
Got all the ewes trimmed.
Got two tup lambs from Charles Rhodes 45/- each.
One of our lambs dead 409.
George Jorden got 60 rats.
Wiseman of Carr Farm, Meltham came and paid me £6/6/0.
Got a truck coals 5 tons from Fox Holes.
Mrs Hirst been to Ackworth to see T Hirst and Mrs Waide, gave Thos Hirst 20/-
Began ploughing for seed furrow.
W Moxon Esq took tea with me.

Thursday 4 October
At Kellington, a dull day.
Casting Mr Moxon valuation.
Mrs Shearburn sent for the ram. It being the 4th they have had to pay for.
Mr Wood took his ram away this night.
Got all ready for putting the ram to our ewes tomorrow, 240 ewes, 98 gimbers - 338..
Mrs Hirst sent 10/- to Beal Missionary Meeting tomorrow.
338 for the ram, 461 lambs, 45 feeding ewes, 6 rams - 800 total.

Friday 5 October
At Kellington, a dull day.
Put the rams to the ewes this day and the first 3 ewes tupped.
Fetched horse, 4 colts and fillies from Norton Common, Mr Taylors, been 13 weeks @ 12/0 per week - £7/16/0 and 3 horses 5 weeks at @ 9/0 - £2/5/0 - total 10/1/0.
Ploughing Beal Close for wheat.
2 men dragging 19 acres.

Saturday 6 October
At Pontefract, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst there also.
Ploughing Beal Close for wheat, not quite finished.
4 ewes today.
Dragged 19 acres.
Wrote Mr Wood, Ripon.

Sunday 7 October
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst there also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.
1 ewe today, 1 gimber.

Monday 8 October
At Kellington shooting, a fine misty day.
J H Barton Esq, Captain Stansfield, John Rowley shooting, shot 51 brace birds, 37 hares, 8 rabbits.
Busy dragging 19 acres and 21 acres.
John Rowley brought his wife to spend the day with mine.
Got ½ ton lime cake from W Jackson.
Got steamer ready to thrash.
Got coals from Thomas Russett
7 ewes tupped today.

Tuesday 9 October
At Pontefract, a fine day.
Busy thashing seed wheat 20½ best white, tail ends to come.
4 ewes 1 gimber.
Mr Elston came tonight to ask me how to value railway land and took tea with us.
Paid most of our harvesters off tonight, only 4 to pay.
Paid Mr Williams carriage of coal, 5/10.

Wednesday 10 October
At Ripon, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst went with me to see Mrs Jackson.
I bought 12lb nutt @ 10d - 10/-
Expenses there 7/4, 6/6, cab 7/6.
A lamb dead 410.
5 ewes, 4 gimbers today.
Thrashing a stack of old rye today 95 loads.
Winnowed 42 loads of red wheat best.
I am 63 years old this night.

Thursday 11 October
At Burton Hall, a fine day.
Busy thrashing old wheat.
5 ewes, 1 gimber today.
Mrs Hirst been to Hutt Green.
Hannah Gothard got 12qt of blackberries for Mr John Barton Esq @ 6d - 6/0.

Friday 12 October
At Church Fenton and Huddleston, a dull day.
Winnowed up the wheat 52 loads.
Mr and Mrs and Master Hurst took tea with us.
Sent Mr Barton 12qt blackberries today and paid both the women 2/-
2 ewes, 1 gimber - 39 tupped so far.

Saturday 13 October
At Pontefract, a fine day.
Got 3 ton and 3qt rape dust.
Sold 44 load wheat @ 23/6 to W Jackson.
4 ewes, 2 gimbers today.
Busy harrowing, dragging and ploughing.
Got grey mare home, been 3 days at Pontefract to clip, paid for her meal 6/-
Ordered 20 heifers of Easton.
Drain dresser £1/0/0.

Sunday 14 October
At Kellington Church, a fine day after a little rain at night.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.
11 ewes today, total 55 so far tupped.

Monday 15 October
At Kellington, a fine day.
Began sowing wheat below Whin Bed, 3 sacks rape dust per acre.
7 ewes, 2 gimbers - 9 today.
I went out a shooting this afternoon, we shot 9 hares, 2 rabbits, 4 birds John and I.
Joe Smith began working for me at Booth's house.

Tuesday 16 October
At Thorne Fair, a fine day.
Sent Mr Jackson 44 loads wheat.
Brought back 2 tons lime cake, 1¼ ton rape dust.
7 ewes, 4 gimbers.
Smith busy with Booth's House.
Gave Mr Brocklebank our account of Barton Hall dilapidation £9/10/0.
Mrs Hirst gave Mr Brocklebank for Hutt Green Missionary Meeting 10/-
Busy sowing Low Common with wheat.

Wednesday 17 October
At Sherburn, a fine day.
Settling with F Carr and Mr Elston tenant's clauses, Barkston.
6 ewes, 1 gimber.
Finished sowing pea stubble and rape dust Low Common.
Mrs Hurst and Miss Hurst, Mr Charles Smith and wife took tea and took home pears.

Thursday 18 October
At Spark Hagg, a fine forenoon, rainy afternoon.
7 ewes, 4 gimbers.
Busy harrowing 21 acres, broke off by 4pm.
Mr Moxon sent us 10 loads wheat.
Buried John Earnshaw Esq of Hull.
Joe Smith left his work this day by noon having been 3 days and a half.

Friday 19 October
At Wakefield, a fine day after a rainy night.
17 ewes, 5 gimbers.
Sowing Thomas Wood Close in South Field and Beal Close.
4 ploughs in Crown land.
Mrs Pickersgill got 40 stone apples.
Gave all the labourers a basket full each, they are rotting.
115 tipped so far.

Saturday 20 October
At Pontefract, a soft dull day.
F Easton sent us 30 heifers at £15/10/0 each, 1/0 again - £15/9/0.
Took out of bank to pay £463/10/0.
Paid R Foulds poor rate in all £42/8/5.
13 ewes, 9 gimbers.
Ploughing and sowing Crown Land

Sunday 21 October
At Kellington Church, a fine soft day after rain at night.
Mrs Hirst not at church today, got a bad cold.
Miss Lambert and Mr Ed Poskitt dined with us, Miss Lambert went home to tea to make a parcel for Ripon in the morning.
14 ewes, 6 gimbers, 4 over again, two to each tup.
These are the first over again.
Ewe with Roman nose tupped again.

Monday 22 October
At Bolton on Dearn near Wath, a rainy day.
13 ewes, 7 gimbers.
3 ploughs in Miller Dyke.
I suppose the rain will have stopped potato getters.

Tuesday 23 October
At Leeds, a fine day, got home by two 30.
11 ewes, 2 gimbers, 1 over again.
Brought the hogs out of Fenteman Close being two weeks.
1 lamb dead 409.
Cut them some turnips out of Stone Close and put them into ten acre.
Miss Baker came tonight.


Wednesday 24 October
At York Fine Arts Exhibition, a soft rainy afternoon.
Mrs Hirst and Miss Baker went to York with me.
Fare 3/9, 23/9 meal, 6/6 cab.
12 ewes, 5 gimbers, 3 over again.
Got a few potatoes today.
A lamb to kill 408.

Thursday 25 October
At Pontefract, a showery day.
Settling valuation with F Carr Esq and G D Moxon Esq.
16 ewes, 6 gimbers, 1 over again - 229 so far.
Got 10 bullocks from F Easton this day.
Fetched another load lime from Pontefract.

Friday 26 October
At Knottingley and Pontefract, a fine day.
Had chimney sweeper today.
Got some manure into New House garden.
25 ewes, 13 gimbers, 1 over again.
Getting potatoes.
Paid chimney sweeper 2/0.
A bad lamb dead today 407.
To take receipt to be exchanged to Mr Brown.

Saturday 27 October
At Pontefract, a dull day.
Paid F Easton for 10 bullocks at £16 each out of bank £160/0/0.
29 ewes, 11 gimbers this day.
Miss Baker left us today.
Slick comed today for gardener.
Mrs Hirst came to Pontefract this afternoon.
Left receipt for railway colts value £203/9/7 with Mr Brown to be exchanged for (?).

Sunday 28 October
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined with us and took tea.
All the ewes tupped over but 16 so that there are 8 ewes and 7 gimbers today, 3 over again.

Monday 29 October
At Wentbridge and Pontefract, a fine day.
Got 8 loads and a puce of potatoes.
Mr and Mrs John Rowley came here to spend the day with Mrs Hirst and John Rowley to shoot, he shot 14½ brace birds, 3 hares and some rabbits.
3 ewes, 3 over again, only 14 to tup first time.
Sent Miss Cartwright, 20 Noel Street, Berwick Street, Soho, London £100/0/0.

Tuesday 30 October
At Kellington, a dull forenoon, fine afternoon.
Mrs Hirst went to Leeds to see about a bonnet and paid £2/11/9.
I stopped at home to see Mr John England and his landlord Thomas Story Spedding Esq about railway at Heck.
6 ewes, only 8 ewes to tup first time over.
Getting potatoes 9 loads, 21 rows nearly to get.
Paid Mr Williams for carriage of slick 5/10.
Fetched a load lime today, 3 so far.

Wednesday 31 October
At Moss and Haywood, a fine day.
1 ewe only, 7 to tup yet.
Got all the potatoes but the flukes, dragged the other part and picked them.
Mason and plumber at pump in kitchen.
Joe Stacey and John Colley got out places disinfected by order of the magistrates, been 1 day and a half.
Mr Brocklebank says our heifers are good indeed all but 6.

Thursday 1 November
At Knottingley, a fine spring day.
Sent Miss Hewson £5/0/0.
Mrs Hirst went to Pontefract 1/8.
Sown Crown land out this day.
4 labourers only at home.
2 ewes, 5 to tup yet.
Got a milk cow from F Easton.
A lamb dead today 406 only.

Friday 2 November
At Kellington, a fine day.
Began ploughing and sowing Low Lund Croft rape and stubble with red wheat for seed.
7 pair horses in the forenoon and 8 pair in the afternoon.
Finished potato getting.
Fox got and killed us 12 or 14 fowls.
Mason been all this week so far.
2 ewes first time.

Saturday 3 November
At Pontefract, a rainy day.
Paid Mr Jackson balance of his account out of bank £17/0/0.
Paid F Easton for cow and 2 calves £27/0/0.
2 ewes over again.
Leading manure into the garden, turnip and road manure because it is so wet we cannot sow.
Smith, the mason, 6 days this week, last week 6 days, week before 5½ days - 15½ days.

Sunday 4 November
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst there also.
Miss Lambert and Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.
We have a heifer got her thigh broke in the pasture, I have got an order to remove her to Beal.
4 ewes and gimber over again.

Monday 5 November
At Selby, a fine forenoon, rainy afternoon.
Fox got us some more poultry.
Joseph Scholey got the heifer with her thigh broke.
1 ewe today, 1 over again.
Brought up into the fold yard 30 heifers or rather 29 beasts.

Tuesday 6 November
At Hensall and Heck, a fine day.
Got rye sown upon Whin Bed.
Began at Noon to sow Fenteman Close with whitley brown or scotch brown wheat.
Joe Smith not here today.
3 ewes over again today.
Got 1¼ ton lime cake.
Brought up 12 bullocks.
R Hurst, his wife and Miss Hurst took tea and pheasants.
Sold apples to C Raynor at 7d per stone.

Wednesday 7 November
At Doncaster, a fine day.
Settling valuation with Mr James White, Henry Simpson and his nephew.
Busy sowing Fenteman Close with wheat.
Rd Gothard and Thomas Backhouse gone to Selby Statutes.
Lambs look well on turnips.
Sold Charles Raynor 40 stone apples @ 7d - £1/3/4.

Thursday 8 November
At Church Fenton, a fine forenoon, rainy afternoon.
Got Fenteman Close sown with scotch brown wheat.
Fetched 3 loads mangles home.
Tom Backhouse setting nets ready for the hogs coming into the close over railway tomorrow.

Friday 9 November
At Doncaster, a fine day.
Leading mangles.
Leading road scrapings.
Mrs Hirst been to Leeds, paid for her bonnet £3/4/0, paid sundries 15/5.
Put the hogs over railway and the ewes this side of railway.
2 ewes over again today.
Smith went away at 9 o' clock, only been 5 days and 3 hours, 15½ before.
Lead 20 loads mangles.

Saturday 10 November
At Pontefract, a fine frosty day.
Lead 7 loads and a few mangles.
Lead a little road scrapings into Upper Common.
Mr Hurst came after dinner
4 ploughs in Miller Dyke this forenoon.
Mrs Hirst paid Joe Smith towards his work 8/6.
A lamb to kill 405.

Sunday 11 November
At Kellington Church, a fine windy day after a rainy night.
2 ewes first time.
4 gimbers over again.

Monday 12 November
At Church Fenton, a fine day.
My expenses 6/3.
Mrs Hirst been to Beal and hired Mary Green for £12/12/0 till Martinmas 1867.
Saddler at work today.
Men cutting mangles this forenoon.
Only 1 ewe to tup first time over.
2 men riddling potatoes.
Charles Raynor got 40 stone apples and paid for them £1/3/4.
16 loads mangles, 30 before, total 46 loads.
2½ tons cake, paid £10/10/0.

Tuesday 13 November
At Kellington, a fine day.
Lead mangles today so now we have 60 loads in the heap.
Dragging Miller Dyke Hill and harrowing 21 acres this afternoon.
Cutting mangles men and women.
I have shot 3½ brace birds.
Got 2¼ ton coals from Tom Russett today.
J Scholey got a lamb today.
Paid Joe Baker's bill.

Wednesday 14 November
At Knottingley, a fine day.
Lead 6 loads mangles, 66 loads.
Got 5 ton coals from Fox Holes.
Began sowing Teazle Close with scotch brown wheat.
3 gimbers over again.
Mrs Wood, her son Alfred Wood and Mrs Hirst took tea with us.
Finished cutting mangles.
Joseph Scholey paid me for the heifer 32 stone @ 7/0 - £11/4/0.
Smith, the mason, at work again.

Thursday 15 November
At Snaith, a showery day.
Statutes
Went to meet John Wells Esq about agreement.
Broke sowers off.
A heifer not well today.
Girl gone to Snaith sittings.
Smith, the mason, at work.

Friday 16 November
At Kellington, a very rainy day indeed all of a sudden with wet.
Brought all the sheep off Low Common turnips so wet.
Men greasing all the gears today.
Brought the horses and beasts up into yard and Garths because the river was full and running over.
Last ewe tupped first time over.

Saturday 17 November
At Doncaster, a fine day after a frosty night.
Sent Mr (Mills) tithe rent out of bank £427/10/6.
Took out of bank on account of R T Lee Esq £60/0/0.
Joe Smith been 3½ days this week, 19 days so far.
Men leading straw and cutting turnips.
A lamb to kill 402.
Last ewe tupped this day.

Sunday 18 November
At Kellington, a fine day, at church.
Mrs Hirst not there nor scarcely anybody.
A very large flood in the river, West Haddlesey nearly every house in water.
Nobody dined with us this day.

Monday 19 November
Set off to Selby at 9-40 from Whitley Bridge or rather ought to have done.
Got to Knottingley too late for York train so went by empty coal train to Milford Junction, stopped 3 hours there.
Got to Selby at 2-15, got done and left Selby at 4-17.
Paid carriage of slick 5/10.
Hired man to milk and take care of beasts and anything at 16/- per week all year round.

Tuesday 20 November
At Kellington, a fine frosty day.
Busy thrashing old wheat again today.
I have shot 8 hares, 1 rabbit, 1 bird.
Smith mending up the shop at Tom Bamforth's and the other house ceiling.
Jos Scholey a lamb.

Wednesday 21 November
At Grove Hall, a fine day, shooting pheasants.
We got 14 pheasants, 1 hare and some rabbits.
Busy thrashing old wheat again today.
Sold C Raynor 35 stone apples @ 7d, paid for them £1/0/5.
Wrote Mr Tippitt about cottage rent @ Woolthwaite.
Took the rams away from ewes.

Thursday 22 November
At Barnsley, a fine soft day.
At Pontefract to dine.
Kellington at 3pm.
At Darrington at 5-20.
Back to Kellington at 8 after seeing Ab Meek Esq, given the orders to value land at Heck.
Finished thrashing old wheat this day.
Catched a fowl stealer at Knottingley Station.

Friday 23 November
At York, rainy forenoon.
Thrashing barley rakings 24qt 1. 2.
Finished sowing Teazle Close with wheat.
Fowl stealer catched at Beal, Jack Leach at J Molletts.

Saturday 24 November
At Doncaster, a fine morning, rainy afternoon.
Went to meet Colin Hill about Mr (?) valuation.
Paid servant's wages.
Paid into the bank to the Trustees of George England account £230.
Sold wheat to Mr Jackson at 25/6 per load.
Smith been 5 days this week, total 24 days and Mrs Hirst has paid him £4/0/0 and he had before 8/6, total £4/8/6.

Sunday 25 November
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst not there.
We dined by ourselves this feast.
A lamb to kill 401.

Monday 26 November
At Selby, a fine day.
William Boothman paid me £9/10/0 rent.
New cow bulled at Geo Rhodes.

Tuesday 27 November
At Heck and Hensall, a fine day.
Sent Mr Jackson 100 loads wheat.
Sent W Moxon Esq 4qt maslin to mill.
Winnowed all the old wheat up, 227 taken into granary.
George Jorden been to Snaith to hire a man at £20 wage.
Mr and Mrs and Miss Hurst, Mrs Roberts took tea with us.
George Russett's wife ill in her head.

Wednesday 28 November
At Fryston, a fine day.
Settling D Hemsworth Esq valuation.
Sent Mr Jackson 100 loads wheat, brought back some cake 3 tons.
2 men at potatoes, 3 men thatching straw stacks.
Thomas Backhouse gone to Dewsbury.

Thursday 29 November
At Howden, a fine day.
Went to collect my rents, received £45/16/4 and paid £32/19/1 - £12/17/3.
5 ploughs in Low Lund Croft for rye and wheat.
Paid George Jorden 26 days bread £2/12/0, girl's wage £5/0/0, rat catching £2/2/0, paid for godspenny 7/0,, paid George for good management £5/0/0, gave him 3 loads corn - total £15/1/0.

Friday 30 November
At York, a fine day.
Meeting Mr Pearson about railway matters North Eastern at Moss, Heck and Hensall.
Mrs Hirst been to see Mrs John Rowley, she is better.
Sowing wheat and rye, some a little old rye, in Low Lund Croft.
Thomas Backhouse says the ewes will make a finish in 3 days.
Catched 9 couple of fowls for market.

Saturday 1 December
At Pontefract, a dull day.
Mrs Hirst there also.
I paid into bank £100/0/0.
I paid on account of carrots £4/8/0, carriage £1/0/0.
Miss Lambert's man paid me £20 back she had borrowed.
Got two yearling calves from F Easton.
A hog to kill, 400.

Sunday 2 December
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst not there.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined and took tea with us.
A collection for the Propagation of the Gospel, we gave £4/.0/0.

Monday 3 December
At Snaith, a fine day.
Back to dine.
I paid Mr Beard highway rate on (new) land @ 9d £283/17/6 - £10/12/10.
Paid highway rate Earl Cathcart's land £323/15 9 - £12/2/1.
Earl Cathcart's tithe - £8/12/6.
Thomas Wallenger began to milk the cows and (?) pigs at 16/0 per week.
Planting garden with green turnips.
Ewes come off the Low Common turnips for Broach.
Paid John Poskitt poor rate for Beal and property tax for Mr Mollett.

Tuesday 4 December
At Featherstone, a rainy morning, fine afternoon
Fetched two loads lime from Mr Morrells, Knottingley.
Planting green turnips.
Went to Pontefract to get a magistrates signature to my declaration for land at Thorne, Thos Standing.
sent it back to Mr Kenyon.
Paid Mr Mann for clothing club £6/0/0 for Earl Cathcart.
Sold grey pony for £4/0/0 to Mr Wilson.

Wednesday 5 December
At Kellington, a fine day.
Got potatoes sorted this day.
R W F Mills Esq dined with us.
Got a ride to Whitley and Heck and back in my gig with Mr Mills.
C Raynor got 34 stone apples and paid 19/10.
Got a heifer calf from R Foulds.
Got Whitley Lane Close ploughed.
Paid Mr Hall property tax, 8/3.
Finished setting green turnips for seed this day.

Thursday 6 December
At Kellington Rent Day, fine forenoon, rainy afternoon.
Delivering potatoes 7 cart loads of 15 sacks in a cart in the forenoon.
Mr Mills paid me by cheque for property tax £34/18/10.
I have 5/- to give back to Mr Foulds for Mary Waddington, he won't have it.
Mr and Mrs and Miss Hurst and Dr Oxley took tea and game and champagne.
A hog dead 399.

Friday 7 December
At (Burn) Lane, a stormy day.
Mr Taylor said he would stamp Mr (Hammonds) valuation at Fenwick.
Delivering potatoes again today.
Gave Mr Foulds 5/- back Mr Mills had got from Mary Waddington.
Gave the sexton 2/- to go to Leeds with to infirmary with his eye.
12 cart loads and 10 sacks potatoes.
6 cart loads 2 sacks of sets gone to station.

Saturday 8 December
At Pontefract, a fine frosty day.
Finished delivering potatoes.
3 men ploughing upon the Upper Common and more men digging garden.
2/6 mole catcher, total 10/-
Paid into bank £34/18/10.
Bought two sheep nets.
Smith all this week.
Mr Boothman sold grey pony £12/0/0.
R T Lee Esq sent us a turkey this day.

Sunday 9 December
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined with us.
A hog dead 398.
A hog to kill 397.

Monday 10 December
At Thorpe Willoughby near Selby.
A fine day at Brayton.
Tied up 25 beasts this day.
Man left or run away this morning.
George Jorden been to Knottingley for 62 sacks, 20 before makes 82 - wanting yet 67.
Rd Jorden paid us for potatoes14 ton 14 cwt @ 10/6 per ton - £49/1/9
6 ton 10 cwt seconds @ 6/- per ton - £15/12/0 - total £64/13/9 - gave again 3/9 - £64/10/0.

Tuesday 11 December
At Leeds, a fine day after a frosty night.
Saw Mr Barr, got a tooth stopped, cost 5/0.
Met Martin Fenwick and (Saul) Clapham Esq about Spen Lane Farm.
2 hogs to kill 395.

Wednesday 12 December
At (Moxley) near Sutton on the Forest, a fine day.
Got home at ½ past 11pm.
My expenses 30/-
Busy gardening.
Earthing up swedes.
3 ploughs in ten acre Upper Common.
Mr Mawson came to see me today, not at home.

Thursday 13 December
At Selby, a showery forenoon, fine afternoon.
At Selby to meet Waulass and Eccles.
Paid expenses there 6/-
Snaith to see Mr Clarke about Waulass and Eccles.
Busy thrashing barley in New House barn.
Jos Scholey got a hog and two more skins and fat.

Friday 14 December
At Hensall, a fine forenoon, a dull afternoon.
Busy thrashing barley at New House, finished and began at Middle House.
Got the end thrashed and got machine ready for this end.

Saturday 15 December
At Pontefract, a rainy day.
Got home by 4-20 to tea.
I have a bad cold very indeed.
Finished thrashing barley out of Middle House barn.
Mr Moxon bids me 47/- for one sample and nothing for the other.
Vines and peach trees come from Mr Smith of Worcester, 6 vines, 6 peach trees.
Joe Smith ½ a day only.

Sunday 16 December
At Kellington, not at church neither me nor Mrs Hirst, a fine day.
Mr Ed Poskitt and Miss Lambert took dinner and tea with us.

Monday 17 December
At Pontefract, a dull day.
Mr Carter and I settled W Moxon and Sons partnership work.
Fetched last lot sacks 67 from Mr Jacksons.
Winnowing barley today 35qt and then got in a oat stack in.
Tom Backhouse ill at home.
W Briggs getting ready to water hogs in the morning.

Tuesday 18 December
At Althorpe, Derrythorpe and Keadly, a soft melsh day.
My expenses 12/6.
Joe Smith at work.
Men winnowing barley.
Mrs Hirst been to look at new building down town.
Left Mr Mann valuation of land sold at Moss to North Eastern Railway Company with Mr Palmer.

Wednesday 19 December
At Balne, a fine day.
Valuing for Mr Chambers and Son and Mr Clapham and Barker and Saville Wood.
Filled all our sacks with barley and wants some more.
5 ploughs @ work this afternoon.
Got 10 acre Upper Common fallowed and began in Hemp Dyke.
Thomas Backhouse and Billy Briggs watering the hogs.

Thursday 20 December
At Moss and Fenwick, a fine day.
Valuing railway work, W Gill, W Ellice, Geo Becks, Cap Dickinson and the Rev C Evans, Vicar of Campsall.
5 ploughs in Hemp Dike.
2 men watering sheep and 2 clearing stack yard out.
Mr, Mrs, Miss Polly Hurst and Mrs H took tea with us.

Friday 21 December
At Kellington, a fine spring day.
Got all the hogs watered but about 20.
5 ploughs @ work in Hemp Dike.
I bought 8 pigs @ 22/- of young Bedford, £8/16/0.
I have shot a hare today.
W Boothman out clearing up in front of new wagon shed and leading boulders to it.
Lent John Bamforth in money £3/0/0.

Saturday 22 December
At Pontefract, a fine day.
Brought home tithe notices for Egbro.
Mrs Hirst not at market today.
Mr Manson paid me my bill for valuing.
Busy ploughing over railway next to canal.
Got all the hogs watered but the tup hogs and 90 ewes watered.

Sunday 23 December
At Kellington Church, a fine day.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Mr Ed Poskitt took dinner with us.

Monday 24 December
At Kellington, a fine day.
I shot a hare.
Finished ploughing the land betwixt the railway and canal.
Dick Gothard setting out the ridges by canal over railway.
Chopped a deal of hay and oats today.
Mr (?) came for plan of the exchanges of Stapleton and he took them back.

Tuesday 25 December
At Kellington Church, a fine day, no frost, no snow, no rain.
Mrs Hirst at church also.
Thomas Hirst and grandson Tom Hirst and Edward Poskitt dined and took tea with us.
Mrs Hirst gave Thos Hirst £1/0/0, and lad 1/0.
I gave Mr Jackson's men exmas 1/6, boys 1/6, singers 2/6.

Wednesday 26 December
At Kellington, a fine day.
5 ploughs over railway ploughing turnip land.
1 cart leading boulders in front of new cart shed.
Killed last two geese.
Only 83 sheep to water tomorrow and then we have done.
Bamforth and Colley began to dig Mr Farrars garden.
I have shot a hare this day.
Paid R Foulds Earl Cathcart's cattle plague rate 9/7.

Thursday 27 December
At Kellington, a fine day after a rainy night.
Finished watering the sheep and I have been to High Egbro to see Mr Maynard and I have agreed to give him 5d per head per week for 300 ewes at turnips.
5 ploughs over railway.
Paid Mr Williams carriage of plants. 2/5.
Mr Swales paid me his tithe rent £16/15/9.

Friday 28 December
At Thorne, Clifton Lodge, a strong windy day.
Valuing E Whaley Esq house.
I saw Mr Kenyon about Mr Berry's fixtures.
Finished ploughing turnip land over railway and began in close next to brickyard.

Saturday 29 December
At Pontefract, a cold day.
Mrs Hirst at Pontefract today.
We have 7 ploughs fallowing upon the Low Common.
Old cow calved tonight a heifer calf.
Mrs Coulson died this day at Kellington aged about 80 years.
I have not sold any barley today.
Paid Mr Wood insurance £3/17/6.

Sunday 30 December
At Kellington Church, a showery day.
Mrs Hirst not there today.
Miss Lambert, Miss Jackson to dinner and tea with us.
Mr Ed Poskitt dined only with us.
We had our last goose to dinner for this season.


Valuations

1 January - Haigh Park Leeds, Mr Robson - £2/2/0.
4 January - Howden, North Eastern, to meet Mr Sticking - £5/5/0.
8 January - Whitley, F and W Eadon Esq - States paid after.
10 January - Barnsdale, John Vandravart and John Parkin - £3/3/0.
11 January - Howden, North Eastern, Jos Smith - £5/5/0.
12 January - Norton Windmill,John Rowley - £1/1/0.
15 January - Sally Well, Mr Vandravart - £3/3/0.
19 January - Norton Windmill, John Rowley - £2/2/0.
26 January - Braithwaite, Henry Heap - £1/1/0.
26 January - Thorne, Priestley and Tilford - £1/1/0.
26 January - (Thorne), Mrs Maskill and Goody - £2/2/0.
29 January - Selby to meet Mr Sticking and Mr Gouthwaite the umpire - Paid in last book.
30 January - Tickhill Moorhouse, Mr (Noden) - £3/3/0.
31 January - Grimstone, Mr Wood - £6/6/0.
1 February - Dykesmarsh, Calvert and Durham - £2/2/0.
5 February - Thorne, Ed Whalley - No amount recorded.
7 February - Burgwallis, Parkin and Wass - £3/3/0.
8 February - Thryburgh, Mr Tomlinson - £3/3/0.
9 February - Thorpe Hall near Leeds, Mr Fenton and (Leather) - £3/3/0.
10 February - Thorpe, George Huntington - 10/0.
12 February - Thorne, South Yorks, Mr Standing - £5/5/0.
13 February - Sharleston Coal Company, H Ellis and John Moverby - £3/3/0.
13 February - Ackton, John North - £2/2/0.
14 February - Holmes Carr near Epworth, Mr Sampson - £3/3/0.
15 February - Wolthwaite, Mr Sellers - £3/3/0.
16 February - Bentley, Mr (Cocken) - £2/2/0.
16 February - Bentley, Mr Addy - £3/3/0.
19 February - Wortley, Lord Wharncliffe - £5/5/0.
20 February - Stanfoot and Burton Grange, William Dodgson - £4/4/0.
21 February - Whinmoor, Mountain - £3/3/0.
22 February - Stone, Lord Scarbrough, Roach Abbey Mill - £5/5/0.
23 February - Hampole, Mr Carr - £3/3/0.
26 February - Barwick Elmet, Rev C A Hope - £3/3/0.
27 February - Whinmoor Farm Leeds, Mr Mountain - £3/3/0.
28 February - Moss, Holmes and Duckett - £2/2/0.
28 February - Moss, Heap and Duckett £2/2/0.
1 March - Hooton Pagnell, Mr Ledger - £3/3/0.
1 March - Hooton Pagnell,(Cass) and Hutton - £3/3/0.
2 March - Sutton, Mr Bulmer - £3/3/0.
5 March - Dodworth, (?) £3/3/0.
5 March - Dodworth, Mr Taylor Esq - No amount recorded.
6 March - Middleton, Mr Miller - £2/2/0.
8 March - Cherry Orchard Barlby, Mr Elson and Bentley - £3/3/0.
9 March - Carlton near Pontefract, Mr Fleeman - £3/3/0.
9 March - Ferrybridge, Mr Smith and Mr Moxon - £1/1/0.
9 March - Ferrybridge, Shaw - £1/1/0.
10 March - Pontefract, J H Barton Esq - £3/3/0.
12 March - Stubbs Walden, Mr Kealey - £5/0/0.
13 March - Cadeby, Mr Sanderson - No amount recorded.
14 March - Thorpe Hall, Ingram and Fenton Esq - £3/3/0.
15 March - Skellow Mill, Mr Holmes - £3/3/0.
15 March - Norton, Moulson and Stephenson - £1/1/0.
15 March - Hensall, F Holt and E Eadon Esq - £3/3/0.
15 March - Kellington, Jos Baker valuation - £1/1/0.
16 March - Barlow Common, Hodgeson and Bramley - £2/2/0.
16 March - Havercroft, Mr Hoorne - £3//0/0.
19 March - Micklefield, Mr Wainwright - £3/3/0.
20 March - Moor Grange, Earl of Cardigan - No amount recorded.
21 March - Wortley, Lord Wharncliffe )
22 March - Wortley, Lord Wharncliffe ) £4/17/0.
23 March - (Decoy) Farm Ayren, Mr Smith - £4/4/0.
23 March - Costing Cherry Orchard and 2 farms @ Micklefield - £3/3/0.
23 March - Knottingley, George Hall - £1/1/0.
24 March - Castleford, Mr Shann - £1/1/0.
26 March - Mr Kenyon for Thorne damages - £1/1/0.
26 March - Thorne Levels, G Baramley - £3/3/0.
27 March - Barnsley, Mr Simpson, Mr Cuttle, Mr Lancaster - 33/3/0.
28 March - North Milford, Mr Wood - £3/3/0.
29 March - Bickerton, Miss Webster - £3/3/0.
2 April - Sandal Grange, Handley and Auty - £3/3/0.
3 April - Middleton, Mr (Parnaly) - £2/2/0.
4 April - Smeathalls, Curtis and Hawthorne - £5/5/0.
5 April - West Ardsley, Mr Haigh - £3/3/0.
5 April - West Ardsley, Mr Field - £2/2/0.
6 April - Methley, Mr Parkin - £3/13/0.
6 April - Featherstone, Mr Lake - £1/1/0.
9 April - Towton Hall, J Kendall Esq - £5/5/0.
9 April - Hutt Green, Mr Hall and Fisher - £1/1/0.
10 April - Branton, Mr Hutton - £3/3/0.
11 April - Pollington Field,, Newby and Carr - £3/3/0.
12 April - Barnsley, Mr Cuttle and Lancaster - £5/5/0.
13 April - Carlton near Barnsley, Lord Wharncliffe - £3/3/0.
16 April - Ousethorpe, Mr Morley - £3/3/0.
17 April - Bentley, Mr Addy - £3/3/0.
18 April - Dykes Marsh, Calvert and Durham - £2/2/0.
18 April - Knottingley to meet Mr Simpson and Tipling, North Milford valuation - £3/3/0.
19 April - Doncaster County Court, Mrs Turpin - £2/4/0.
20 April - Fenwick, J Sanderson - £3/3/0.
21 April - Pontefract settling Moor Grange Farm Headingley - No amount recorded.
23 April - Gipton, Mr Clarkson - £3/3/0.
24 April - Wakefield settling Hickleton, Mr Brooke - £3/3/0.
25 April - Wolthwaite, Mr Sellers - £3/3/0.
26 April - Kiddall Lane Inn, Mr Cass - £3/3/0.
27 April - Barnsdale, Mr Vandravart and Parkin - £3/3/0.
27 April - Sally Well, Mr Vandravart and (?) - £1/1/0.
28 April - Pontefract, Mr Barton exchanges - £3/3/0.
28 April - Barnsdale, Sykes and Yarborough - £1/1/0.
30 April - Ghyll Rudding, Mr Groves - £3/3/0.
1 May - Micklefield, Mr Wainwright - £3/3/0.
2 May - Hambleton Common, Mr Oxley - £1/1/0.
3 May - Sprotbrough, Mr Turner - No amount recorded.
4 May - Sykehouse, Mr Oliver - £5/5/0.
5 May - York settling Mr Morley valuation - £2/2/0.
5 May - Doncaster to meet Mr Cuttle - No amount recorded.
7 May - Hooton Pagnell, Mr Ledger and Oliver - £3/3/0.
7 May - Hooton Pagnell, Mr Cass and Hutton - £3/3/0.
7 May - Burghwallis, Mr Parker and Wass - £3/3/0.
8 May - Carlton, Lord Wharncliffe - £3/3/0.
8 May - Barnsley to meet Mr Cuttle and Mr Lancaster - £5/5/0.
8 May - (Baydon), Mr Fish - £1/1/0.
9 May - Healaugh, East and Carterton, Rev E H Brooksbank Jackson and Daniel Harrison - £6/6/0.
10 May - Levels, George Bramley - £3/3/0.
11 May - Norton Priory, Stubbs and Taylor - £3/10/6.
12 May - Cadeby, Mr Sanderson - No amount recorded.
12 May - Carlton near Pontefract, Freemont - No amount recorded.
14 May - Hampole, Mr Carr, Mr Butcher - £4/4/0.
14 May - Hampole, Mr Ledger - £2/2/0.
15 May - Stone and Roach Abbey, Lord Scarbrough - £2/2/0.
16 May - Banksides, Mr Thompson - £2/2/0.
16 May - Moss, Heap, Duckett, Holmes - £2/2/0.
16 May - Braithwaite, Mr Tume - £1/1/0.
17 May - Holme Farm Epworth, Mr Sampson - £3/3/0.
18 May - Tickhill, Moorhouse, Mr Norden - £3/3/0.
18 May - Skellow Mil, (?) and Holmes - £3/3/0.
19 May - Starefoot, Mr Dodgson )
19 May - Benton Grange, Mr Dodgson £4/4/0).
21 May - Menthorpe, Mr Elston, Mr Pratt - £2/2/0.
22 May - Whinmoor, Mr Mountain - £3/3/0.
23 May - Stanley Carr Wrenthorpe, Richardson and (?) - £2/2/0.
23 May - Farnley, Addy and Jackson - £2/2/0.
24 May - Fishlake, Mr Lister £1/1/0.
24 May - (Bramworth) Woodhouse, Mr Beevers - £3/3/0.
25 May - Little Smeaton, Mr Stones - £5/5/0.
28 May - Sykehouse, Mr (Turpin) and Wade - £3/3/0.
29 May - Sutton, Mr Thos Bulmer - £2/2/0.
29 May - Norton, Mr Tom Lodge - £3/3/0.
30 May - Barnsley settling 2 valuations at Wortley near Sheffield - £9/9/0.
31 May - R W F Mills Esq - £10/0/0.
4 June - Kilpin Howden, Mr Robinson and Proctor - £2/13/0.
5 June - Brayton and Selby, Wanlass and Eccles arbitration - £5/5/0.
6 June - Leeds setting Linwood Gate - £2/2/0.
7 June - Pontefract, Mr Barker - £3/3/0.
8 June - Burton Hall, Mr Brocklebank - £3/3/0.
8 June - Askern, Mr Bulmer - £2/2/0.
9 June - Pontefract, Mr Barker - £2/2/0.
11 June - Epworth, Mr Hill - £3/3/0.
11 June - Moor End, Mr Lister and (?) - £4/4/0.
12 June - Leeds settling Mountain, (Atkinson) - £2/2/0.
13 June - Selby, Wanlass and Eccles - £5/5/0.
14 June - Wakefield settling Haigh Park - £2/2/0.
14 June - West Ardsley, Mr Field - £3/3/0.
15 June - Fenwick, Mr Sanderson - No amount recorded.
15 June - Barnby Dun, Mr Brelsford - £3/3/0.
18 June - Sandal Grange, Handly and G Auty - £3/3/0.
20 June - Castleford, Mr (Hunt) - £2/2/0.
20 June - Pontefract Old Workhouse, Town Clerk - £3/3/0.
21 June - Snaith to see Mr Clarke about Wanlass and Eccles award - £3/3/0.
25 June - Sykehouse, Mr Oliver - £10/10/0.
27 June - Roach Abbey and Stainton for the Earl of Scarbrough - £4/1/9.
29 June - Sandal Magna, West Riding (?) - £3/3/0.
2 July - Darrington, Ab Meeks Esq - £5/5/0.
3 July - Norton, Armitage and Rowley - £2/2/0.
4 July - Oakenshaw Station, Mr Clayton - £3//3/0.
5 July - Shearburn, Mr Lofthouse - £3/3/0.
9 July - Carlton near Barnsley, Lord Wharncliffe - £3/3/0.
11 July - York , W J (?) for Lord Leckington - £2/10/0.
13 July - Fryston Lodge, D Hemsworth Exors - £4/14/6.
17 July - Leeds, Haigh Park, Mr Robson - £2/2/0.
18 July - Pontefract, Dr Bessitt - £2/2/0.
23 July - Hensall, Mr Priestley - £3/3/0.
23 July - Little Smeaton, Mr Stone - £3/3/0.
24 July - Thornton, Lord Leconfield - £3/3/0.
25 July - Heck Hall, Mr England - £3/3/0.
26 July - Long Sandal, Mr Branch and Kelsey - £3/3/0.
27 July - Decoy Farm, Mr Saml Smith - £4/0/0.
28 July - Oakenshaw at Pontefract, Mr Clayton - £3/3/0.
30 July - Leeds West Riding and Grimsby - £3/3/0.
31 July - Featherstone, Mr Lake - £1/1/0.
31 July - Featherstone, Mr Atkinson - £1/1/0.
31 July - Acketon, Mr Bean - £2/2/0.
31 July - Acketon, Mr Shaw - £2/2/0.
1 August - Micklefield, Mr Wainwright - £3/18/0.
1 August - (?) Hill, Mr (Roadhouse) - £1/1/0.
2 August - Methley, Mr Shillito - b£6/0/0.
3 August - Wakefield, West Riding and Grimsby Company - £3/3/0.
6 August - Blackwood Farm Duffield - £5/0/0.
7 August - Methley, Raynes Trustees - £6/6/0.
8 August - Tickhill, Moorhouse and Norden - £3/3/0.
9 August - Willow Toft Hall, John Wells Esq - £6/6/0.
10 August - Burghwallis, Wass and Parkin - £1/11/6.
10 August - Skellow Mill Farm, Holmes and G (Aine) Esq - £3/3/0.
10 August - Norton Priory, Stubbs and Taylor - £3/17/6.
11 August - Sykehouse, Turpin and Wade - £2/2/0.
11 August - Balne, Mr Charles and Son, Mr Swan - £2/2/0.
13 August - Ghyll Rudding, Mr Groves - £3/3/0.
14 August - Rawcliffe, Denby and Jackson - £3/3/0.
14 August - Airmyn, Jackson and Denby - £3/3/0.
14 August - Goole, Smith and Tims - £1/1/0.
15 August - Ousethorpe, Mr Moorley - £3/3/0.
16 August - Haddlesey, Mr Tankard - £2/2/0.
16 August - Hambleton Common, Mr Oxley - £1/0/0.
16 August - Hambleton, Mr Manson - £3/3/0.
16 August - Blackwood, Mr Elston and Appleyard - £1/1/0.
17 August - Barwick in Elmet, Mr (Elms) - £2/2/0.
17 August - Kiddle Lane, Mr Cass - £2/2/0.
17 August - Sherburn, Mr Appleyard - £1/1/0.
17 August - Sherburn, Mr (Denison) - £2/2/0.
18 August - Cadeby, Mr Sanderson - No amount recorded.
18 August - Sprotbrough, Ellis (?) - No amount recorded.
18 August - Darrington, Mr Taylor and Poskitt - No amount recorded.
20 August - Bickerton, Miss Welston - £3/3/0.
20 August - Smeathall, Curtis and (Hathaw) - £3/3/0.
21 August - Thorne Levels, George Bramley - £2/2/0.
21 August - Haddlesey, Mr Turner - Paid.
22 August - Woolthwaite, Mr Sellers - £3/3/0.
22 August - (?), Earl of Scarbrough - £4/1/9.
22 August - Roach (?) Mill, Mr Wigglesworth - £5/5/0.
23 August - Milford Grange, Mr Wood - £3/3/0.
24 August - Holme Carr Epworth, Mr Sampson - £3/3/0.
25 August - New Hall, Mr Cuttle and White - £2/12/10.
25 August - Woolley Moor, Mr Cuttle and Mr Wadsworth - £2/2/0.
27 August - Fryston Lodge, Mr (?) as Exors of David Hemsworth Esq - £5/5/0.
28 August - Hickleton, Mr Brooke - £5/0/0.
28 August - Upton, (?) - £2/2/0.
28 August - Pontefract North, Shaw Beau Atkinson - £2/2/0.
29 August - Middleton on Severn, Lord Leconfield - £6/6/0.
30 August - North Cote Masham, Mr Cass - £5/4/0.
5 September - Featherstone, Mr Lake - £2/2/0.
8 September - Pontefract settling Upton damages - £2/2/0.
10 September - Selby settling Blackwood, Elston and Appleyard - £2/2/0.
12 September - Snaith, Turpin and Wade - 1/11/0.
13 September - Featherstone, Mr Lake - £2/2/0.
14 September - Blind Hardwick, Robson brothers - £5/5/0.
17 September - Stockton, Captain Stansfield - £3/10/0.
18 September - Leeds settling Micklefield valuation - No amount recorded.
20 September - Leeds to meet Mr Beaumont - No amount recorded.
21 September - Thornton, Lord Leconfield - £3/3/0.
24 September - Selby settling Thornton, Lord Leconfield - £3/3/0.
26 September - Featherstone, Mr John Lake - £2/2/0.
27 September - Doncaster settling New Hall - £1/17/6.
27 September - Doncaster settling Sprotbrough Farm, Groves Assignes - No amount recorded.
27 September - Doncaster settling Hickleton, Mr Brrok - £3/3/0.
27 September - Whitley, George Marshall - 10/0.
28 September - Pontefract, Miss Moxons - £3/3/0.
2 October - Pontefract, Messrs Moxons - £3/3/0.
3 October - Cudworth, Hemsworth, Elmsall, - £4/4/0.
3 October - Snaith and Whitley, W Moxon - £3/3/0.
9 October - Pontefract, Mr Moxon - £3/3/0.
10 October - Ripon, H R Barker Esq - £3/3/0.
11 October - Burton Hall, Mr (Beevers) Exors, Thomas Brocklebank and (Howden) - £3/3/0.
12 October - Fenton, Huddleston, R Sissions, Thos J Fox - £9/9/0.
16 October - Thorne, N E R Company Road Award - £6/6/0.
17 October - Shearburn, N E R Company, F Carr Esq - £8/8/0.
18 October - Spark Hagg, Mr Standing Exors - £3/19/0.
19 October - Wakefield, Mr Clarkson - No amount recorded.
22 October - Bolton, Mr Swales - £3/3/0.
23 October - Settling Woolley Moor - £3/3/0.
25 October - Pontefract settling Mr Shaw - £2/2/0.
25 October - Pontefract settling Bean and John North - £4/4/0.
26 October - Knottingley, Dennison (Appleby) - No amount recorded.
26 October - Pontefract, Mr Swale - £3/3/0.
29 October - Wentbridge, Meek Esq and H Barton - £1/11/6.
29 October - Pontefract, C Hodgson Esq - £3/5/0.
30 October - Kellington, Thos Spedding - No amount recorded.
31 October - Haywood, Richard Cass - £2/2/0.
31 October - Moss, Mr Mann, Mr Hutchinson - £3/3/0.
31 October - Moss, looking Mr Dickinson land over for sale - £2/2/0.
31 October - To North East Railway Company - £2/2/0.
1 November - Settling Jackson and (?) - £3/3/0.
5 November - Selby settling Manson Crop - £3/10/0.
6 November - Hensall, Mr Bean - £3/3/0.
6 November - Hensall, Mr Robson - £3/3/0.
6 November - Heck, Thos Spedding Esq - £3/3/0.
6 November - Hensall, Miss Dickon - £3/3/0.
7 November - Doncaster, Mr (?) - £3/3/0.
7 November - Doncaster, Mr Godfrey - £3/10/0.
7 November - Doncaster, Mr Hutton - £3/3/0.
7 November - Doncaster, Mr (Bramley) - £3/3/0.
7 November - Doncaster, Lord Scarbrough - No amount given.
8 November - Church Fenton, Mr Sissons - £3/3/0.
9 November - Doncaster, Mr Sellars - Charged before.
9 November - Doncaster, Mr Sanderson - No amount given.
10 November - Thorne, Mr Brown - £2/2/0.
12 November - Church Fenton, Mr Harrison - £3/3/0.
14 November - Knottingley settling Mr Wood, North Milford Grange - £3/3/0.
15 November - Snaith to meet John Wells Esq about agreements of Lord Wharncliffe.
17 November - Doncaster to meet Colin Hill about Woolthwaite - 2/7/0.
19 November - Selby settling Church Fenton - £3/3/0.
22 November - Barnsley, Lord Wharncliffe - £3/3/0.
22 November - Bickerton settling at home - £3/3/0.
23 November - York to meet Mr Pearson - £8/8/0.
24 November - Doncaster to meet Col Hill about (?) Farm - £2/7/0.
26 November - Selby settling Jackson and Denby - £3/3/0.
26 November - Selby, Mr Manson - No amount recorded.
27 November - Heck, North Eastern, Mr Makin - £10/10/0.
28 November - Fryston, Mr Hemsworths Trustees - £5/5/0.
29 November - Howden, North Eastern, Jo Smith - No amount recorded.
30 November - York to meet Mr Pearson, North Eastern - No amount recorded.
3 December - Snaith, Mr (Waulass) and Eccles - £5/5/0.
4 December - Featherstone, G Bradley Esq, South Yorkshire R C - £4/4/0.
7 December - (Burn) Lane, Mr Hardbottle - No amount recorded.
10 December - Thorpe Willoughby, Mr Oxley - £3/3/0.
10 December - Brayton, R Smith, North Eastern Railway - No amount recorded.
11 December - Leeds, Lord Cardigan - No amount recorded.
11 December - Fenwick, Clapham and Rogers - £3/3/0.
12 December - Moxley, Mr Dennison and Appleyard - £3/3/0.
13 December - Selby, Waulass and Eccles )
13 December - Snaith, Waulass and Eccles ) - £3/3/0.
14 December - Hensall, Gledhill and Wheaton - £2/2/0.
17 December - Pontefract, Mr Moxon and Sons - No amount recorded.
18 December - Asthorpe, Kettlewell and Stanby - £3/3/0.
19 December - Balne, Mr Chambers and Son - £2/8/0.
19 December - Clapham and Barker, North Eastern Railway Company - £3/3/0.
20 December - Moss, N E R C, Mr Gill, Ellice and Evans - £3/3/0.
28 December - Thorne, Mr Whaley - No amount recorded.
29 December - Balne, Mr (?) wheat crop - £1/1/0.
31 Decemvber - Wentbridge, H Barton Esq - £3/3/0.
31 December - Balne, Mr Barkers wheat crop - £1/1/0.
31 December - (Middle) Lane Fox Inn, (Cass) - £3/2/6.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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