Peel Grammar School - account of building

[From MM MS06892/50/23 (MD612)]

Acct of Disbursements made by Robert Heterick in raising the walls and making other improvements in the Grammar School-house Peel under the directions of Messrs Lace and Callow a committee appointed for the carrying on the repairs &c

1782 June 27 To Mr Car as per receipt
4 5 8
To Beer to porters putting the lime into the cellars
3
[July] 17 To Mr Robert Moore for a mortar riddle
2 6
To beer for labourers mixing lime
4
19 to a labourer for work and beer
1 6
to ditto making mortar 5 days at 9d Mx & beer
4 0
24 to ditto 2 days and beer
1 10
to labourers 5 days drawing sand & making mortar
3 3
Aug 2 to a bag for carrying lime 1s, labourers 3days & beer 2s 3d
3 3
9 to a porter carrying lime
9
to a boll of malt for beer to the labourers
1 1 0
14 to hops and expences in brewing sd malt
5 0
to labourers 9days at 9d & porters bearing lime
6 3
15 to John Norris for lime as per acct
5 5 *
to a labourer drawing water and making mortar
4 *
24 beer ten gallons for the people carting stone
5 6
to a labourer driving Mr Christian's cart 2 days
2 0
29 to women drawing water for mortar
1 6
Sept 2 to a boat from Dawby with lintels
10 0
to a labourer 3 days
2 0
21 to Nicholas Witham driving a cart 6 days
3 10
to another labourer driving a cart
9
24 to labourers 20days at 9d Mx
12 10
to a labourer driving cart 2days at 1s
2 0
26 to a wooden riddle for coarse mortar
1 0
Mr Moore's servant driving a cart 2days at 1s
2 0
Mr Cars ditto for ditto 1day at do
1 0
a labourer one day at 8d Mx
8
Oct 16 to the quarriers as per receipt
4 16 2
to Mr Nelson for measuring the walls of the schoolhouse
1 0
to bringing slates from Mr Wattleworth
1 0
19 to Mr Henry Graves for nails
3 0
to Wm Corris for ditto
2 0
[sub total]
19 12 11
Oct 20 Drink on finishing the slating
1 0
25 to labourers 16days at 9d
6 5
to Hodgeon for lintels
4 0
to Pady Lace for the use of the mast in scaffolding
1 0
26 to labourers 4 days at 6d
2 0
1783 May 9 to ditto pulling down & cleaning bricks
2 0
to Harry Quayle for 7 barrels lime at 2/8 ea
18 8
to beer to porters bringing in sd lime
6
to John Clague for bricks 1500 at 1-1-0 per thousand & exp as per receipt
1 13 0
to beer on finishing some work
6
June 25 to a labourer pulling down ceiling
1 10
to a labourer making plaster
2 5
July 1 to freight of planks from Ramsay
5 0
21 to John Norris for lime as per rt
12 6
to porters & beer
6
to the carpenters on finishing work [?beer]
6
Aug 1 to the labourers 20days at 7d
11 6
3 to the tanner for hair for plastering
3 0
7 to allowance to masons carpenters &c
1 0
to the smith for nails
1 0
to Mr Wattleworth for laths
1 6
14 to Mr Crellin pd him Mr Strachan's acct of timber
8 2 6
to nails for lathing
1 4
19 to work making plaster& serving masons
5 8
to John Graham for ditto
3 0
20 to George Moore mason 17days at 1s 6d per day
1 5 6
to labourers 18days at 7d Mx
10 0
24 to Thos Clerk carpenter 4days at 1s 3d
5 0
to Pat Quirk mason 22days at 1s 6d
1 13 0
Nov 8 to a labourer 12days at 8d
7 0
another 3 days at ditto
1 10
to Harry Quayle as per rect for plastering &c
2 5 2
to Tom Dawson 15days at 8d
8 6
Dec 22 to Thos Key carpenter as per receipt
3 13 0
to labourers serving mason
6 0
to John Gawn for turning bannisters
9 8
1784 Feb 3 to James Cowin for glass
2 6
to Mr Cullin for timber for bannisters
16 6
21 to _ Sewel for ale to carters last summer
5 0
to labourers & allowance
1 6
to glue & nails at difft times
3 0
to a mason for filling beam ends
6
[sub total]
46 8 11
May 4 to John McMurdo for 4000 nails at 7s 6d
1 10 0
to George Moore mason for plaistering and whitewashing
5 3
6 to Thos Key carpenter as per acct & receipt
10 11 11
to Mr Crellin as per acct & rt
14 0
Aug 22 to John Cain carpenter as per rect
2 2 0
to Mr Callow in Douglas for his carting dales from Douglas
6 0
to a new hearth stone from Port la Marry [?black marble]
6 0
Sept 27 to nails and sprigs for stairs
0 9 6
Nov 24 to Mr Crane as per acct
15 0
Lord's rent during time Mr Wattleworth occupied the house
1 3
to William Corris smith on acct
1 1 0
1783? Jan 5 to Mr Moore pd one acct of his
1 16 4
to horse hire at different times to Castletown for instructions &c from the committee
12 6
stones purchased & now in school yard
10 6
to building cowhouse & improvements in sd yard
1 6 6
to Thos Key carpenter pd him a balance for sawing deals
5 7
[total]
68 15 4


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