Friday, 22 April 2016

Contents of the Larder of the Bush Tavern, Bristol on Christmas-Day last [1788]


One turtle 75lb. British turtle, giblet soup, pea soup, gravy soup, 15 cod, 1 new salmon, 5 turbots, 28 soles, 2 brills, 7 plaice, 144 herrings, sprats, 27 cels. salt fish, venison 3 does, 7 grouse, 11 pheasants, 36 partridges 47 hares, 88 wild ducks, 52 teal, 1 curlew, 27 widgeon, 7 sea pheasants, 11 plovers, 7 wild turkies, 48 woodcocks, 3 snipcs, 2 galenas, 2 pea-hens, 13 pidgeons, 122 larks, 12 stares, 48 small birds, 4 ducklings, 27 turkies, 14 capons, 32 chicken, 3 ducks, 2 geese, 4 rabbits, 1 pig, 2 pork-griskins, veal burrs, 10 hogs-puddings, eggs, tripe, cow heel, Maintcnon chops, Scotch collops, harricoed mutton, veal cutlets, rump steaks, mutton chops, pork chops, stewed and scollop’d oystcrs, 2 house lambs, 5 legs 1 loin veal, 7 rumps 1 sirloin 5 ribs beef, 14 haunches 2 legs 2 necks 2 chines mutton, pork 4 loins. -  COLD. Baron of beef, roasted, 3 cwt. 21lb. of beef, 576 minced pics, 11 tans, 204 jellies, 400 cray-fifh, 24 lobsters, 2 pickled salmons, 88 barrels of Pyfleet and Colchester oysters, pickled oysters, sturgeon.

Reading Mercury - Monday 28 January 1788

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