The Herne Bay, Hampton and Reculver Oyster Fishery Company

The Herne Bay, Hampton and Reculver Oyster Fishery Company

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ... the working men?--About one-third. 342. That would 'give each working man something more than 200/. a-piece for each of those two years?--No, no, I doubt not; I do not think you will find it to be so. 343. I am told that would be 281/.; you know that is your calculation, upon your own figures?--I tell you plain and positive that the money received was 112/. the year before last, and last year somewhere about that; if I made any mistake I did not know it, I have not done it wilful. 344. Would they be able to eam anything else besides that which would be paid to them by members of the Company for any work; if they went out for themselves to dredge, for instance, would what they got be in addition?--All that they get besides they have. 345. How many men gain a livelihood by fishing in Whitstable who are not members of your Company?--There may be more than 100. 346. May there be 200; shall we put it at 200?--No; oh, no. 347. How many do you think?--Very little over the 100. 348. Are there a large number of persons besides those belonging to the Whitstable Company who fish this ground?--There have been. 349. Is there not a considerable amount of fish to be obtained there, even when no spat can be had?--No flat fish. 350. I did not say flat fish; is there not considerable fishing of whelks?--There are very few whelks. 351. What is the largest number of boats you have ever seen fishing on that ground?--Well, perhaps I may have seen 100; that has not been of late years; there have been very few of late years. Re-examined by Mr. GATes. 352. Your own freemen dredge this ground to the right of you?--More of our own freemen than others. 353. Your Company has been doing very well, Mr. Nicholls, and, of course, you are glad of it; everyone has been asking you...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236539362
  • 9781236539366