William Monk, Diary 1917 of an allotment run by Clayton-le-Moors Working Mens Club, item 17

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1917.

14

April


Knowing the need for a cabin

to shelter and put our tackle in

it was fortunate for us that Mr.

Walsh got in touch with one at 

Rishton for sale 15 feet long, and

9 ft wide, Messrs Walsh + Monk

went to Rishton and bought the

same for 6  Above:£(pounds) -0  Above: s(shillings) -0  Above: d(pence)  no doubt it was a

bargain, and was brought to the

plot on one of the Brickworks lurries  lorries 

Mr. Rushton kindly seeing to the

taking down and rebuilding it.

On April 8th 1917 we started

setting the potatoes, we had rolls

of string 100 yds long laid on the

land to guide us in the way of

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1917.

14

April


Knowing the need for a cabin

to shelter and put our tackle in

it was fortunate for us that Mr.

Walsh got in touch with one at 

Rishton for sale 15 feet long, and

9 ft wide, Messrs Walsh + Monk

went to Rishton and bought the

same for 6  Above:£(pounds) -0  Above: s(shillings) -0  Above: d(pence)  no doubt it was a

bargain, and was brought to the

plot on one of the Brickworks lurries  lorries 

Mr. Rushton kindly seeing to the

taking down and rebuilding it.

On April 8th 1917 we started

setting the potatoes, we had rolls

of string 100 yds long laid on the

land to guide us in the way of


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  • November 1, 2017 18:09:10 Thomas A. Lingner

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    1917.

    14

    April


    Knowing the need for a cabin

    to shelter and put our tackle in

    it was fortunate for us that Mr.

    Walsh got in touch with one at 

    Rishton for sale 15 feet long, and

    9 ft wide, Messrs Walsh + Monk

    went to Rishton and bought the

    same for 6  Above:£(pounds) -0  Above: s(shillings) -0  Above: d(pence)  no doubt it was a

    bargain, and was brought to the

    plot on one of the Brickworks lurries  lorries 

    Mr. Rushton kindly seeing to the

    taking down and rebuilding it.

    On April 8th 1917 we started

    setting the potatoes, we had rolls

    of string 100 yds long laid on the

    land to guide us in the way of

  • June 13, 2017 17:48:43 L G

    1917.

    14

    April


    Knowing the need for cabins

    to shelter and put our tackle in

    it was fortunate for us that Mr.

    Walsh got in touch with one at 

    Rishton for sale 15 feet long, and

    9 ft wide, Messrs Walsh + Monk

    went to Rishton and bought the

    same for 6  Above:£(pounds) -0  Above: s(shillings) -0  Above: d(sixpence)  no doubt it was a

    bargain and was brought to the

    plot on one of the Brickworks lurries

    Mr. Rushton kindgly seeing to the

    taking down and rebuilding it.

    On April 8th 1917 we started

    setting the potatoes, we had rolls

    of string 100 yds long laid on the

    land to guide us in the way of


  • March 2, 2017 01:16:18 S. J. Adams

    1917.

    14

    April


    Knowing the need for cabins

    to shelter and ... our tackle in

    it was fortunate for us that Mr.

    Walsh got in touch with one at 

    Rishton for sale 15 feet long, and

    9 ft wide, Messrs Walsh + Monk

    went to Rishton and bought the

    same for 6-0-0 no doubt it was a

    bargain and was brought to the

    plot on one of the Brickworks lurries

    Mr. Rushton kindgly seeing to the

    taking down and rebuilding it.

    On April 8th 1917 we started

    setting the potatoes, we had rolls

    of string 100 yds long laid on the

    land to guide us in the way of


  • March 2, 2017 01:14:41 S. J. Adams

    1917.

    14

    April


    Knowing the need for cabins

    to shelter and ... our tackle in

    it was fortunate for us that Mr.

    Walsh got in touch with one at 

    Rishton for sale 15 feet long, and

    9 ft wide, Messrs Walsh + Monk

    went to Rishton and bought the

    same for 6-0-0 no doubt it was a

    bargain and was brought to the

    plot on one of the Brickworks lurries



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    Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire

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Apr, 1917
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