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HALIFAX: Highway maintenance Shelf 1733

Transcribed by Tana Willis Johnson, January 1999
The repair and maintainence of roads was the responsibility of all inhabitants of a township and each was expected to work several days a year. The poorer inhabitants provided the labour, and those better off provided horses and carts.

The following is a list of those who laboured and supplied materials and transport in Shelf 1733.

AMBLER, John
BARTOL, James
BARTOL, John
BATEMAN, Ian
BATEMAN, Jonas
BEN, Ephram 2d for man and horse
BEN, Mathew
BENTLEY, Wm. 3d for 3 horses, man & cart
BRERE, Benjamin
BRIDGE, Jere.
BROOK, Edmond
BROOK, John
BROOK, John
BROWN, John
CLAYTON, Wm.
DRAKE, Francis [paid 9d for masons]
GLEDHILL, Tom
HODSWORTH, John
HOLMES, Wm.
HOWROYD, John [[jointly with Wm. WOODHEAD] 3d for 3 horses, 2 men, 7 carts.
JACKSON, Wm.
LAYCOCK, Edward
MEDCALF, Henry
MEDLEY, John
MILNS, Thomas
MOOR, Abraham
MORTYMER, John 3d for4 horses, man & cart
NORTHEN, David - 3 horses, man & cart 3d
NORTHEN, Joseph 3d for 4 horses, man & cart
ODDEY, Samuel
PETTY, Anthony
PETTY, Chris.
PETTY, Richard
PRIESTLEY, 2d for man, horse and 2 men
PRIESTLEY, John
RHODES, Martha
RIGHT, Thos. 3d for 3 horses, man & cart
ROBINSON, Abraham
ROBSON, John
SETTEL, John
SMITH, John
SOURIDGE, Thos.
STANDEVEN, Moses
STARKE 3d for man and horse
STOCKS, John
STOCKS, Joseph
STOCKS, Timothy 2d for man and horse
SUGDEN, John 3d for 2 horses, man & cart
SUTLIFFE, Nat. [jnr]
SWAIN, Thos. paid !s.0d "for several pieces of work"
SWAINE, Thos. 3d for 2 horses, man & cart
TEMPEST, Abraham
TEMPEST, Joshua
TERRY, John 3d for 4 horses, man & cart
TILSON, Will
TURNER, Sam.
WADINTON, Richard
WALKER, Richard
WARBURTON, Richard
WATTARAS,John
WELLS, James
WILKINSON, Joseph
WILKINSON, Joseph
WILKINSON, Thos.
WOOD, John
WOODHEAD, Isaac
WOODHEAD, Isaac
WOODHEAD, Joseph
WOODHEAD, Martin
WOODHEAD, William
WOODHEAD, Wm [jointly with John HOWROYD] 3d for 3 horses, 2 men, 7 carts.

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The Yorkshire Coiners and Old Halifax"