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From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria

Description
A large white paper account with blue lines and handwritten black text from H. Baughurst to R.P. Cameron. There is a pink receipt with a yellow duty stamp from Baughurst & Hefford.
Size
H-248mm W-205mm
Object Registration
585
Keywords
baughurst-harry account book-keeping cameron-r.p.
Historical information
In 1924 Harry Baughurst, a returned WW1 soldier, in partnership with Mr Hefford, purchased a grocery and ironmonger business in Orbost. It was situated on the corner of Nicholson and Tarra Streets, Orbost. When Mr Hefford left the district two years later , Harry Baughurst purchased and managed the business. In 1927 Baughurst formed a partnership with Robert Gall And Herbert & Co.to form the United Bread Supply Company so that they could purchase flours etc in bulk and therefore sell bread products more cheaply.
When Made
March 1927
Made By
Baughurst, Harry
Significance
This item is an exam ple of the book-keeping of an Orbost business in the early 20th century. It is a useful research tool.
Last updated
18 Jan 2018 at 12:16PM