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History and Recollections

Janet Dandy
Published in 1985 By Carnegie Press Copyright © Janet Dandy
Reproduced for reference only

Extracts from my mother's accounts

1 large loaf 2.5d.
1lb. butter 1s. 1d.
2ozs. yeast 1d.
1lb. sausages 6.5d.

1917 (war years)
1 large loaf 6d.
1lb. butter 2s. 2d.
1lb. best tea 3s. 8d.
1lb. lump sugar 6.5d.
1lb. boiled ham 2s. 2d.
1 quart milk 4d.
1 jelly 6d.
1lb. granulated sugar 6d.


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