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In 1896 plans were passed to build 2 semi-detached villas in Kimbolton Road, opposite Hayway, for Mr and Miss Mason.

By 1902 Samuel Knight was living at "Moorlands" and his daughter Sarah Jane and son-in-law Robert Willliam Nunley (married in 1893) were living next door.

Rushden Echo and Argus, 8th April 1932, transcribed by Kay Collins

30 years ago – April 4th 1902

The wedding took place at the Park-road Baptist Church, Rushden, of Miss Edith Louisa Knight, of “Moorlands,” and Mr. Frederick Edmund Ballard, eldest son of Mr. Frank Ballard, of Queen-street, Rushden.

Rushden Echo and Argus, 1st April 1932, transcribed by Kay Collins

Vacant Possession on Completion

"Moorlands," Kimbolton Road, Rushden.

Valuable Semi-detatched Freehold Residence

Robert Tusting
(Successor to Mr. John S. Mason)

Favoured with instructions from the Trustees of the late Mr. Samuel Knight,

Will Offer for Sale by Auction,

At the Waverley Hotel, on Monday 11th April 1932, at 6 o’clock

Subject to such conditions of Sale as will then, be produced, the following property, at a very low Reserve to wind up the Estate, viz.:-

The Valuable Semi-Detached Freehold Residence, situate and known as “Moorlands,” Kimbolton-road, Rushden, of Brick and Tile Erection, containing Three Reception, Five Bedrooms, Bathroom, Fitted with Geyser and W.C., the usual Domestic Offices, together with the Brick and Tiled Garage with Loft over, Stabling and Garden.

The Property has a frontage of 80ft. to Kimbolton-road and contains in area 1,860 sq. yds. or thereabouts.

To View apply to Mr. Wm. Nunley (at the adjoining House) and for further particulars to the Auctioneer, Offices, 30 High Street, Rushden, Tel 102, or to Messrs Heygate and James, Solicitors, Wellingborough, Tel. 40.

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