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William Peckitt was a glass painter based in Colliergate,  York in the mid-to-late 18th century. Here is his record of expenses that he incurred when painting some glass for Ripon Minster (PEC).

William Peckitt was a glass painter based in Colliergate, York in the mid-to-late century. Here is his record of expenses that he incurred when painting some glass for Ripon Minster (PEC).

This wonderful Pledge Book kept by pawnbroker George Fettes of Stonegate offer fabulous glimpses of York life in the 18th century. From gold rings to sheets, people traded anything and everything in for money! (PAW)

This wonderful Pledge Book kept by pawnbroker George Fettes of Stonegate offer fabulous glimpses of York life in the century. From gold rings to sheets, people traded anything and everything in for money!

Harewood House was a frequent customer of Anderson & Sons, as shown by the several pages of clothing orders in their ledgers (AND).

Harewood House was a frequent customer of Anderson & Sons, as shown by the several pages of clothing orders in their ledgers (AND).

Acomb Windmill operated in the 17th century to produce flour. Here's the fascinating Acomb Windmill deed (WIN).

Acomb Windmill operated in the century to produce flour. Here's the fascinating Acomb Windmill deed (WIN).

Here is a book of 'Club Colours' containing uniform colours from the Anderson & Sons tailors collection (AND). They made uniforms for many different clubs and groups in York as well as for the military.

Here is a book of 'Club Colours' containing uniform colours from the Anderson & Sons tailors collection (AND). They made uniforms for many different clubs and groups in York as well as for the military.

Burgins Chemist that operated on the corner of Coney Street kept a record of the medicines they provided to customers in their prescription books (BUR).

Burgins Chemist that operated on the corner of Coney Street kept a record of the medicines they provided to customers in their prescription books (BUR).

The Pawnbroker's Pledge Book- what interesting things can you spot?! (PAW)

The Pawnbroker's Pledge Book- what interesting things can you spot?

Oldfields Wine Merchants used to be located in the building we now know as the Post Office on Lendal. We have some of their purchase ledgers (OLD).

Oldfields Wine Merchants used to be located in the building we now know as the Post Office on Lendal. We have some of their purchase ledgers (OLD).

The Redfearn National Glass Co. collection consists of some wonderful container designs like this one... (RED)

The Redfearn National Glass Co. collection consists of some wonderful container designs like this one.

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