Rose Heyworth Tenants Club 1962 – 2008.
The front half page from the original Bar Takings Ledger from the first day the club opened Saturday 22nd September 1962. The ledger holds every weeks bar takings from September 1962 up to and including December 1982.
Point of Interest – The first nights takings were £163. 10s. 2d. equivalent to £3,582,89p in today’s money.
Christmas week 1962 the bar takings were £913. 8s. 6d. (as seen bottom right in the main featured image above). A pint of beer in 1962 cost on average 9d. pence, with 240 pennies in the old pound = 26 pints per £1, which was close to 24,000 pints of beer being sold that one week. The weeks bar takings of £913. 8s. 6d. in 1962 is equivalent to £20,015,53p in today’s money.