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Account Book

Farm account book devised for use by agricultural schools and model farms. Includes labour accounts for each week, indicating casual labourers hired for the farm and the house. Also includes cash accounts, valuations and inventory. Heavily annotated throughout with memoranda columns used on occasion to note local births, marriages and deaths up until 1912.

Some of the labourers hired as servants show outgoings in cash to purchase boots, clothes or to give to parents.

Account Book

Partially used farm account book including labour accounts, cash accounts, valuation and inventory. Mainly used to record hiring of casual labour for the farm and the house. Annotated in parts with local births, marriages and deaths.

Birr Castle Workmen's Daybook

  • IE OCL P14
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1919

Small bound notebook, ruled for tracking wages of casual labourers. Lists names of workmen, the number of days per week (out of six days) worked, rate of wages and amount earned. Also includes notes on pay increases or bonuses earned. Although there is no mention of the type of work, all employees are male.

Parsons, Laurence, 6th Earl of Rosse

OCL P29 Lennon Page 46

Quote transcribed by Frank McGuinness (Kilbeggan), Rath Camp:

Work Advice

'Work my friends, is the lot of man! Man was sent into this world to earn his living by the sweat of his brow. You didn't find Adam walking about the Garden of Eden with his hands in his pockets! '