|Rushden Echo, 9th October 1908, transcribed by Kay Collins
Inn Sold for £4,600Mr. J. Pendered, of Messrs. J. Pendered and Son, held a sale at the Rose and Crown on Monday. For the fully licensed public-house, the Rose and Crown, with yard, stabling, and coach-house, annual rent £250, bidding started at £3,000, and the property was ultimately sold to Mr. J. Elsworthy, for £4,600. Five plots of freehold building land in Queen-street, with frontage of 75ft., and containing 830 square yards, or thereabouts, together with the stable and buildings thereon, were withdrawn at £100.