Record: Funeral day book (FRAS 929)

Title: Funeral day book
Date: June 1904-September 1912
Reference: FRAS 929
Former reference: HF 92/1/21  
Physical description: 1 volume  
Origination W T Dunbar & Sons Ltd

Scope and content:

The day book contains details of individual orders for funerals. Details recorded include date, name and address of person paying for funeral, name and age of deceased, place and time of funeral and details of vehicle and coffin. The volume also contains accounts with individual tradesmen and drafts of death notices to be inserted in newspapers.

Additional information:

This day book was created by an unidentified Edinburgh funeral undertakers. It is probable that the business was acquired at some point by W T Dunbar & Sons Ltd.

Record type: Order books

Function: Financial accounting

Records related to this series:

Title: Funeral day book
Date: 1906-1912
Reference: FRAS 928
Connection: This day book appears to have been created by the same business that created FRAS 929.

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