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Sales 1906 - 1908

Rushden Echo, 9th March 1906, transcribed by Kay Collins

An important sale of property took place on Monday at the Coffee Tavern, Rushden, Mr John S Mason being the auctioneer.

Two semi-detached villas in High-street, with building frontage to Church-street, offered by the executors of the late Mr W H Wilkins, were sold to Mr F Cowley, High-street, at £1,450.

A freehold house, 8 Fitzwilliam-street, started at £150, was sold to Mr C Claridge for £225.

A plot of building land with frontages of 108 feet to Essex-road and 45 feet to Grove-road, 540 square yards, was sold at 3/10 per yard to Mr Eli Robinson.

A corner shop, with three houses, in Cromwell-road and Blinco-road, was sold to Mr John Claridge for £650.

£115 original stock in the Rushden and Higham Gas Co., sold separately, fetched prices ranging from £24/10/0 to £25 per £10 stock.

Fifty shares in the Rushden Coffee Tavern Co. were sold to Mr E Claridge at 19s per £1 share.


Rushden Echo, 9th October 1908, transcribed by Kay Collins

Inn Sold for £4,600—Mr. 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of 75ft., and containing 830 square yards, or thereabouts, together with the stable and buildings thereon, were withdrawn at £100.



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