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Household Furniture belonging to the late John JACKSON. This list of household items says a lot about the family's economic status. It would suggest comfort, but not wealth.
Sharon Oddie Brown. September 28, 2009

 

Household Furniture belonging to the late John Jackson valued by us this 20th August 1817.

 

 

£. S. D

12 Parlour Chairs

4.10.0

3 Tables in Parlour

3.8.3

Gardevine[1] tea chest

1.10.0

3 Trays

0.10.10

One Glass

1.0.0

Carpet

1.14.14

Five Irons and Fenders

0.10.0

Clock

4.10.0

Kitchen Furniture

2.5.6

2 Feather beds Bedsheets & Curtains & etc

12.0.0

13 pair sheets 5 Quilts & Counterpanes 4 a pair

& Blankets

11.8.3

14 Table Cloths

5.5.0

-Delpth & Glass

1.10.0

2 Tablespoons & 12 teaspoons

3.5.6

6 Oak Chairs

0.18.0

Towels Bolster cases & Pillow Cases

1.2.9

Dressing Glass & two small tables

1.2.9

A Trunk and Lowboy

3.0.0

 

59.18.2

Books

7.6

 

£60.5.8

 



[1] Curiously, the word “Gardivine” (with variant spellings) was used to describe a case or chest for holding wine bottles or decanters.

 

 

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