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Ten shillings a head per week for house books

by Peel, C. S. Mrs

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Published by Archibald Constable in Westminster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Home economics,
  • English Cooking,
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    Statementby Mrs. C.S. Peel
    ContributionsUniversity of Leeds. Library
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 252 p ;
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26261397M

    A rare example of money slang from more recent times, even though it draws from the pre-decimal slang, since the term refers to ten shillings (equivalent to 50p) and alludes to the angular shape of the old theepenny bit. thick'un/thick one = a crown (5/-) or a sovereign, from the mid s.   Britannia Mews cost him not a penny, and let at three shillings a week per fourth part of a room. At half-past ten on a May morning, in the year , Adelaide Culver, aged ten and a half, issued from the back-door of Number 8 Albion Place, and slipped across the Alley, and entered the Mews. 2. She had no business there.4/4(1).

      The Guns at Last Light is a very long book, but in contrast to so many popular histories I've read of late, this one seemed too short. The Washington Post - Gerard DeGroot a book that stitches a multitude of small but telling moments into a tapestry of fabulous richness and complexity/5().   This compares to total inflation of 1, per cent over the same time frame (again, worked out with our inflation calculator). This averages out at per cent a .

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Author of The eat less meat book, Ten shillings a head per week for house books, How to keep house, Fish and how to cook it, Radiation recipe book, Savouries simplified, Entre es made easy, Dishes made without meat. The Stream of Time Social and Domestic Life in England by Mrs. Peel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Because in old money it was 20 shillings to the pound, in following conversion 10 shillings was likely converted into 50p.

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Consequently the advertisement was withdrawn at a dead loss—for as to sherry, my poor dear mother's own sherry was in the market then—and ten years afterwards, the caul was put up in a raffle down in our part of the country, to fifty members at half–a–crown a head, the winner to spend five shillings.

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