Tuesday, 27 February 2007

1890 payroll

This extract from the wages ledger (employee identities hidden) of the nursery in Rangiora is for the week ending Thursday 20th November, 1890. The daily rate ranged from 1/2 to 8/4, this was during the difficult times of the long depression in New Zealand through the 1880s and 1890s. (click on image to enlarge)

Mike Ivory

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