William Monk, Diary 1917 of an allotment run by Clayton-le-Moors Working Mens Club, item 13

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1917

10

March.


and not having a place to store

them. Mrs. Monk took charge of them 

in her yard and back kitchen. Now 

the next important factor was

labor, could it be done by voluntary

help, after discussion it was 

decided to try paid labor at 7 d.  pence 

per hour. So we engaged a few

likely members to do the spade

work, and after paying out in wages

the sum of 5.. Above: £ (pounds)  12. Above: s. (shillings)  3 Above: d. (pence) we came to 

the conclusion, that it was out of

all reason. Well we had the land

ploughed + harrowed by the

council ploughman + two horses,

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1917

10

March.


and not having a place to store

them. Mrs. Monk took charge of them 

in her yard and back kitchen. Now 

the next important factor was

labor, could it be done by voluntary

help, after discussion it was 

decided to try paid labor at 7 d.  pence 

per hour. So we engaged a few

likely members to do the spade

work, and after paying out in wages

the sum of 5.. Above: £ (pounds)  12. Above: s. (shillings)  3 Above: d. (pence) we came to 

the conclusion, that it was out of

all reason. Well we had the land

ploughed + harrowed by the

council ploughman + two horses,


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  • November 1, 2017 16:47:17 Thomas A. Lingner

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    1917

    10

    March.


    and not having a place to store

    them. Mrs. Monk took charge of them 

    in her yard and back kitchen. Now 

    the next important factor was

    labor, could it be done by voluntary

    help, after discussion it was 

    decided to try paid labor at 7 d.  pence 

    per hour. So we engaged a few

    likely members to do the spade

    work, and after paying out in wages

    the sum of 5.. Above: £ (pounds)  12. Above: s. (shillings)  3 Above: d. (pence) we came to 

    the conclusion, that it was out of

    all reason. Well we had the land

    ploughed + harrowed by the

    council ploughman + two horses,

  • June 13, 2017 17:35:28 L G

    1917

    10

    March.


    and not having a place to store

    them. Mrs. Monk took charge of them 

    in her yard and back kitchen. Now 

    the next important factor was

    labor, could it be done by volun-

    tary help, after discussion it was 

    decided to try paid labor at 7  £. 

    per hour. So we engaged a few

    likely members to do the spade

    work, and after paying out in wages

    the sum of 5.. Above: £ (pounds)  12. Above: s. (shillings)  3 Above: d. (sixpence) we came to 

    the conclusion, that it was out of

    all reason. Well we had the land

    ploughed + harrowed by the

    council ploughman + two horses,


  • June 13, 2017 17:33:37 L G

    1917

    10

    March.


    and not having a place to store

    them. Mrs. Monk took charge of them 

    in her yard and back kitchen. Now 

    the next important factor was

    labor, could it be done by volun-

    tary help, after discussion it was 

    decided to try paid labor at ...

    per hour. So we engaged a few

    likely members to do the spade

    work, and after paying out in wages

    the sum of 5.. Above: £ (pounds)  12. Above: s. (shillings)  3 Above: d. (sixpence) we came to 

    the conclusion, that it was out of

    all reason. Well we had the land

    ploughed + harrowed by the

    council ploughman + two horses,


  • March 2, 2017 00:51:18 S. J. Adams

    1917

    10

    March.


    and not having a place to store

    them. Mrs. Monk took charge of them 

    in her yard and back kitchen. Now 

    the next important factor was

    labor, could it be done by volun-

    tary help, after discussion it was 

    decided to try paid labor at ...

    per hour. So we engaged a few

    likely members to do the spade

    work, and after paying out in wages

    the sum of 5..12.3, we came to 

    the conclusion, that it was out of

    all reason. Well we had the land

    ploughed + harrowed by the

    council ploughman + two horses,


  • March 2, 2017 00:50:46 S. J. Adams

    1917

    10

    March.


    and not having a place to store

    them. Mrs. Monk took charge of them 

    in her yard and back kitchen. Now 

    the next important factor was

    labor, could it be done by volun-

    tary help, after discussion it was 

    decided to try paid labor at ...

    per hour. So we engaged a few

    likely members to do the spade

    work, and after paying out in wages

    the sum of 5..12.3, we came to 

    the conclusion, that it was out of

    all reason. Well we had the land

    ploughed + harrowed by the

    council ploughman + two hours,


  • March 2, 2017 00:50:37 S. J. Adams

    1917

    10

    March.


    and not having a place to store

    them. Mrs. Monk took charge of them 

    in her yard and back kitchen. Now 

    the next important factor was

    labor, could it be done by volun-

    tary help, after discussion it was 

    decided to try paid labor at ...

    per hour. So we engaged a few

    likely members to do the space

    work, and after paying out in wages

    the sum of 5..12.3, we came to 

    the conclusion, that it was out of

    all reason. Well we had the land

    ploughed + harrowed by the

    council ploughman + two hours,


  • March 2, 2017 00:49:19 S. J. Adams

    1917

    10

    March.


    and not having a place to store

    them. Mrs. Monk took charge of them 

    in her yard and back kitchen. Now 

    the next important factor was

    labor, could it be done by volun-

    tary help, after discussion it was 

    decided to try paid labor at ...

    per hour. So we engaged a few

    likely mbers to do the space

    work, and after paying out in wages

    the sum of 5..12.3, we came to 

    the conclusion, that it was out of

    all reason. Well we had the land

    ploughed + harrowed by the

    council ploughman + two hours,


  • March 2, 2017 00:49:12 S. J. Adams

    1917

    10

    March.


    and not having a place to store

    them. Mrs. Monk took charge of them 

    in her yard and back kitchen. Now 

    the next important factor was

    labor, could it be done by volun-

    tary help, after discussion it was 

    decided to try paid labor at ...

    per hour. So we engaged a few

    likely mbers to do the space

    work, and after paying out in wages

    the sum of 5..12.3, we came to 

    the conclusion, that it was out of

    all reason. Well we had the land

    ploughed + harrowed by the

    council ploughman + two hours,


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