William Monk, Diary 1917 of an allotment run by Clayton-le-Moors Working Mens Club, item 14

Edit transcription:
...
Transcription saved
Enhance your transcribing experience by using full-screen mode

Transcription

You have to be logged in to transcribe. Please login or register and click the pencil-button again

 Left page: blank 

 Right page: 


1917.

11

March.


and after a few obstacles in the

shape of stones, being in the land

it was got ready. But in the

opinion of many it was only half

done. Anyhow the a/c for ploughing

was not half, 8  Above: £(pounds) - 17 Above: s(shillings) - 4 Above: d.(pence) , it was

considered far to [sic] much. Shewing

to alotment holders and workers,

generally, that the Council did

not make any great effort in

the encouragement of land cultivation,

more so, when we compare

other councils with the 

Clayton Council, in this time of

national stress and peril.

Touching again for a moment on


Transcription saved

 Left page: blank 

 Right page: 


1917.

11

March.


and after a few obstacles in the

shape of stones, being in the land

it was got ready. But in the

opinion of many it was only half

done. Anyhow the a/c for ploughing

was not half, 8  Above: £(pounds) - 17 Above: s(shillings) - 4 Above: d.(pence) , it was

considered far to [sic] much. Shewing

to alotment holders and workers,

generally, that the Council did

not make any great effort in

the encouragement of land cultivation,

more so, when we compare

other councils with the 

Clayton Council, in this time of

national stress and peril.

Touching again for a moment on



Transcription history
  • November 1, 2017 16:51:09 Thomas A. Lingner

     Left page: blank 

     Right page: 


    1917.

    11

    March.


    and after a few obstacles in the

    shape of stones, being in the land

    it was got ready. But in the

    opinion of many it was only half

    done. Anyhow the a/c for ploughing

    was not half, 8  Above: £(pounds) - 17 Above: s(shillings) - 4 Above: d.(pence) , it was

    considered far to [sic] much. Shewing

    to alotment holders and workers,

    generally, that the Council did

    not make any great effort in

    the encouragement of land cultivation,

    more so, when we compare

    other councils with the 

    Clayton Council, in this time of

    national stress and peril.

    Touching again for a moment on


  • June 13, 2017 17:40:57 L G

    1917.

    11

    March.


    and after a few obstacles in the

    shape of stones, being in the land

    it was got ready. But in the

    opinion of many it was only half

    done. Anyhow the a/c for ploughing

    was not half, 8  Above: £(pounds) - 17 Above: s(shillings) - 4 Above: d.(sixpence) , it was

    considered far to [sic] much. Shewing

    to allotment holders and workers,

    generally, that the council did

    not make any great effort in

    the encouragement of land cul-

    tivation, more so, when we com-

    pare other councils with the 

    Clayton Council, in this time of

    national stress and peril.

    Touching again for a moment on



  • March 2, 2017 00:59:41 S. J. Adams

    1917.

    11

    March.


    and after a few obstacles in the

    shape of stones, being in the land

    it was got ready. But in the

    opinion of many it was only half

    done. Anyhow the a/e for ploughing

    was not half, L - s -d. 8- 1up - 4, it was

    considered far to [sic] much. Shewing

    to allotment holders and workers,

    generally, that the council did

    not make any great effort in

    the encouragement of land cul-

    tivation, more so, when we com-

    pare other councils with the 

    Clayton Council, in this time of

    national stress and peril.

    Touching again for a moment on



  • March 2, 2017 00:59:02 S. J. Adams

    1917.

    11

    March.


    and after a few obstacles in the

    shape of stones, being in the land

    it was got ready. But in the

    opinion of many it was only half

    done. Anyhow the a/e for ploughing

    was not half, L - s -d. 8- 1up - 4, it was

    considered far to [sic] much. Shewing

    to allotment holders and workers

    generally that the council did

    not make any great effort in

    the encouragement of land cul-

    tivation, more so, when we com-

    pare other councils with the 

    Clayton Council, in this time of

    national stress and peril.

    Touching again for a moment on



  • March 2, 2017 00:58:47 S. J. Adams

    1917.

    11

    March.


    and after a few obstacles in the

    shape of stones being in the land

    it was got ready. But in the

    opinion of many it was only half

    done. Anyhow the a/e for ploughing

    was not half, L - s -d. 8- 1up - 4, it was

    considered far to [sic] much. Shewing

    to allotment holders and workers

    generally that the council did

    not make any great effort in

    the encouragement of land cul-

    tivation, more so, when we com-

    pare other councils with the 

    Clayton Council, in this time of

    national stress and peril.

    Touching again for a moment on



  • March 2, 2017 00:58:22 S. J. Adams

    1917.

    11

    March.


    and after a few obstacles in the

    shape of stones, being in the land

    it was got ready. But in the

    opinion of many it was only half

    done. Anyhow the a/e for ploughing

    was not half, L - s -d. 8- 1up - 4, it was

    considered far to [sic] much. Shewing

    to allotment holders and workers

    generally that the council did

    not make any great effort in

    the encouragement of land cul-

    tivation, more so, when we com-

    pare other councils with the 

    Clayton Council, in this time of

    national stress and peril.

    Touching again for a moment on



Description

Save description
  • 53.778598||-2.385428000000047||

    Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire

    ||1
Location(s)
  • Story location Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire


ID
3179 / 47337
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Contributor
Brian Slater
License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


1917
  • English


  • Home Front



Notes and questions

Login to leave a note