Extracts from the Undertaker’s Book from the 1920s
Below are some extracts from the accounts book belonging to Ted Clarke, who was the publican of the Fleur de Lis in the early part of the 20th Century. He was also a carpenter and cabinet-maker and the village undertaker. Harry Allen, a blacksmith, would come from Broughton each week to carry out any ironwork that was needed.
Expenses for John Dickerson’s funeral in 1926
A day’s work on 9th November 1923 for the De la Pryme family, of Wistow Lodge
The client list with some familiar names from the village
No job too small
Ted Clarke in his wood yard at the Fleur de Lis (now spelt Fleur de Lys)
Heritage Day 2009