Subject: Re: Colonial Times Money Conversion to US Dollars|
From: Elreeta Weathers
Date: April 03, 1998
If you will check the link for "Not Strictly Hamilton, Hamilton
County, TX" at
and go to the bottom of the list,
there will be a link for the Value of Money.
At the bottom of that article is a link to an
Unfortunately it is only for American money--not English pounds.
Elreeta Crain Weathers
Miss Ann's Home Page
Hamilton County, TX GenWeb
> From: Ronald Jaudon Berry
> To: SCROOTS-L@rootsweb.com
> Subject: Colonial Times Money Conversion to US Dollars
> Date: Saturday, April 04, 1998 1:31 AM
> 'Been following Steve Coker's great postings of SC Accounts.
> one of my (probable) relatives ( Roberts who married Jaudon
> submitted his bill for coroner inquest duties and was paid in
> It seemed as if his pay was higher than that of the "town"
> who was paid more than the carpenter. (So the moral of the story
> is--stay in school, get an education, become a higher-paid
> Or, is it that the two "cutters" got paid better than the
hammerer 8) ?
> Seriously, does anyone have a conversion table or site for
> pounds sterling to present day US dollars, i.e. adjusted for
> How much did these guys make, in present-day terms ?
> I'd bet Mr. Coker knows.
> Doesn't he do a great job ! Thanks, Steve.
> Thanks all-be blessed and good-night.
> Ronald Jaudon Berry Jacksonville, Fl.
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