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The Sale Catalogue, transcribed by Gill Sear, 2008.
Farm Sale 1854

Northamptonshire - Rushden near to Higham Ferrers

Particulars conditions of sale and plan

of a very

COMPACT FARM

of about

88 ACRES

with house and homestead;
also a cottage and
8 accomodation plots
of
Arable, Pasture & Meadow Land

Containing forty-five acres

Most desirably situate in different parts of the village

Which will be sold by auction,

By William Medland,

In eight lots,

At the Green Dragon Inn, Higham Ferrers,

At Four o'clock in the afternoon,

On Thursday, 11th of May, 1854,

By direction of the Representatives of the late E Martin Esq., deceased.

Staniland & Chapman, Boston. Hunnybun, Huntingdon
D.B. Nunn, Printer & Co, Market Square, St Neots

Agreement - Memorandum that

Has been this evening declared the purchaser of Lot
Of the Estates comprised in the within Particulars, at the sum of
And the said                                                                           has paid into the hands of 

                                                                                   the vendors Solicitors, the sum of

                                                                         as a deposit, and in part payment of the

said Purchase Money, and the said Purchaser hereby agrees to pay the remainder of the said sum of                                      unto the Vendors, on or before the Eleventh day of October next, and in all respects to fulfil the within Conditions of Sale.  And the said                                                                                    do hereby acknowledge the said                                         to be the Purchaser of the said Premises, at the price aforesaid, and do hereby agree that the Vendors will in all respects fulfil the within Conditions of Sale.

As Witness their hands the                         day of May, 1854.

Deposit
Agreement
Auctioneer
                    _____________  

                    £

                   ______________


Particulars conditions of sale and plan

Lot 1

All that roomy Messuage or Farm House, and Homestead, containing convenient Agricultural Buildings; together with Eight Closes of very fertile Arable and Pasture Land, divided as follows:-

No. on Plan
a
r
p
1
Farm House and Homestead Pasture
1
6
10
2
Road Close Pasture
7
1
55
3
Long Close Pasture
2
1
22
4
Home Close Pasture
4
1
34
5
The Fourteen Acres Arable
13
3
18
6
Top Thirteen Acres Arable
13
0
22
7
Bottom Thirteen Acres Arable
13
2
32
8
The Twelve Acres Arable
12
0
12
9
The Nineteen Acres Arable
19
0
10
A.87
0
38
This Lot is sold subject to a right of Carriage, Horse and Foot way to Lot 2.
Lot 2

A substantial and roomy Messuage, With Workshop, Cart Hovel, Barn, and other Buildings, Garden and small Paddock of prime Pasture Land adjoining, containing OA. 2R. 17P., (more or less,) now occupied by Samuel Knight.

Lot 3

A valuable Close of Accommodation Pasture Land, Containing 4A. 2R. 3P;, more or less, adjoining the Wymington and Olney Road, and near to the Village.

Lot 4

A valuable Plot of Accommodation Arable Land, Adjoining lot 3, containing (as now staked out) 3 Acres, more or less.

Lot 5

A valuable Plot of Accommodation Arable Land, (as now staked out) containing 3A. 3R. 4P. more or less To fence against lot 4.

Lot 6

A valuable Plot of Accommodation Pasture Land, Adjoining lot 5, containing (as now staked out) 2A. 1R. 10P., more or less.

Lot 7

A valuable Plot of Accommodation Pasture Land, Adjoining lot 6 and the Village Street, containing (as now staked out) 2A. 3R. 24P., more or less.
To fence against lot 6.

Lot 8

Three Closes of valuable Pasture and Meadow Land, Adjoining the Higham Ferrers Road and running down to the River Nene, viz:-

No. on Plan
a
r
p
1
Pasture
8
1
25
2
Meadow
14
1
26
3
Meadow
6
0
7
A.28
3
18
more or less

38A. 1R. 10P. of Lot 1 are Freehold, and the rest of the Estate is Copyhold, Fine Certain and Tithe Free.

The above Lots, with the exception of Lot 2 are in the occupation of Mr. SAMUEL MASON.



The plans


(top) Lot 1 between Knuston Spinney and Wellingborough Road. Lot 2 is far right on plan

(above) Lots 3-7 alongside the Wymington Road from the junction with High Street South

(right) Lot 8 between the Higham to Wellingborough Road, stretching down to the River Nene, lying close to the junction with Wellingborough Road, Rushden.


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