21st April 1833

Mrs Evans & myself Dined at Mr Johnsons Marston & went to Bulkington
Church in the forenoon

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20th April 1833

Mr Ensor came to Ask for a Farm this morning
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went to Mrs Johnsons Funiral at Marston She was Buried at Bulkington in a
New Vault near the Church Door on the right hand going in at the South Door

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19th April 1833

Mr Taylors Brother of Astley came to Ask for Ben: Lees Farm at Meriden
but it is Promised
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went to Coventry met Mr Wm. D?y and Agreed with him to let him Ben Lees Farm
at Meriden at Two hundred and Twenty pounds a year and to take to the
Fixtures wheat, Seeds etc as they are now Valued
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Roadmen £ s d

Wm. Alton 6 days ~ 13 ~
Jno. Marlow 6 d. ~ 10 ~
£ 1 3 ~

Soughing etc. for R. E
Jos: Alton 6 days ~ 10 ~
Wm. Alton 6 d. ~ 10 ~
£ 2 3 ~
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Smith 12 days 1 ~ ~
Harvey 12 d. 1 ~ ~
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Recd. for Fieldwork 16 2 11

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April 18th, 1833

Set off for Coventry this morning at half past seven oclock – got to Coventry
at half past five in the evening

Isaac met me with the Gig at Coventry as he came back from Packington
Got to Griff abt. seven oclock this evening

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April 17th, 1833

Left Maidstone this morning at half past Eight for London got to London about
one oclock Stoped at the Bellesauvage all day at was very wet could not go
out much, took my place in the Talleho coach for tomorrow morning
Paid my fair – 2 ~ ~

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April 16th 1833

Whent[sic] with Mr Morris to Aylesford lookd. over the repairs that are wanted
and ordered them to take doen an Old Vinery that is in ruins I ordered 2 Elm
trees to be taken down that stand on a Bank in the Garden

went over Mr Hills Farm to see whether it was to high rented as he complains
but we find it worth the Rent he now gives for it

Went to the Binbury Farm the Oats are not all Sown the wheat and Seeds look
well – the Ewes and Lambs are not looking well I am afraid they are not Sound
it is a very Cold day there were a snow on the Hill this morning
Got to Maidstone to Dinner abt. 6 this evening

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April 15th, 1833

Mr Morris and I received the rents today – the tenants Paid up partly well better
than expectation

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