This Day in History: 1893-12-09

On 9th December 1893, ‘The Builder’ printed the tenders for Pontefract Infirmary and the successful applicants: ‘PONTEFRACT – For the erection of Infirmary, at the Workhouse Union, for the Pontefract Union Board. Mr Jno. Holmes Greaves, architect, Leeds and Pontefract. Quantities by the architect:-……..H Arnold & Son, Doncaster £5820 (accepted)……
Wood Block Flooring
Nightingale & Co. Grimsby £311 (accepted)
Concrete for Fireproof Floors
Frankland, Leeds £509 (accepted)
(Architect’s estimate for the whole of work £6850)’