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Sales 1910 - 1934
See also Allotment Land

The Rushden Echo, 28th October 1910, transcribed by Gill Hollis

Property Sale at Rushden - Important Lots

Mr. J. S. Mason offered by auction on Monday at the Waverley Hotel, Rushden, several properties situated in various parts of Rushden, by order of mortgagees.

The first lot, a freehold dwelling-house, with workshop and stabling, 6, Fitzwilliam-street, was purchased by Mr. George Willmott for £100.

A freehold dwelling-house, with baker’s shop, Bake-house, barn, stable, and cart-shed, 57, Moor-road, occupied by Mr. James Knight at a rental of £26, was withdrawn at £350, but was sold privately to Mr. Walter Woodward.

A dwelling-house, 19, Little-street, in the occupation of Mrs. Bull at a rental of £18 per annum, was sold to Mr. Ernest Bayes for £102 10s.

Two houses, 107 and 109, Park-road, in the occupation of Mr. Harry Evans and Mr. Fredk. Clayton, and producing a gross rental of £27 6s., were withdrawn at £280, but sold after the auction to Mr. Eli Wright.

Eight freehold dwelling-houses in Windmill-road and Sartoris-road were offered, including a double-fronted shop and dwelling-house at the corner of the two roads, in the occupation of Mr. Long at a rental of £19 10s.; six freehold dwelling-houses, 3 to 13, Sartoris-road, let at a gross rental of £70 4s. and a dwelling-house, 20, Windmill-road, let at £14 6s. the property was withdrawn at £1,200.

Bedfordshire Times and Independent, 29th August 1913, transcribed by Susan Manton

For Sale – A good bred light trap HORSE; a quick mover and quiet to ride and drive; would make a capital lady’s hunter; aged 5 years – height 15.1 Apply: T. Swindall, builder, Rushden.

Rushden Echo May 1st 1914, transcribed by Kay Collins

28 Wellingborough Road, Rushden
Excellent Household Furniture and Effects
To be sold by Auction by John S Mason

On Monday, 4th May, 1914 by order of the Exors. Of the late Mrs Mary Clayton, including:
Walnut Cheffonier, Mahogany Couch in Horsehair, Arm Chair, 2 American Clocks, Brass Rail Fender, Oak Pembroke Table, Steel Top Fender and Implements, Pictures, Ornaments, Walnut Frame Pier Glass, Electro Plate Tea Pot, Spoons and Forks, Cutlery, Tea Service, Glassware, 2 Deal Tables, 12 Cane Seated Chairs, 2 Brass Mounted Bedspreads, Wool Overlay, Feather Bed, Bolster and Pillows, 2 Flock Beds, Bolster and Pillows, Blankets, Counterpanes, Bed Linen, 2 Painted Chests of Drawers, Painted Washstands, and Dressing Tables, Deal Hanging Wardrobe, Mahogany and Birch Swing Toilet Glasses, Chamberware, Sundry Carpeting, Stair Carpet, and Stair Rods, Windsor Arm and other Chairs, Cocoa Matting, Mats, Copper Warming Pan, Sundry Dinner and Tea Ware, 2 Snip Hearthrugs, Culinary Requisites, Mangle, Garden Tools, 2 Water Barrels, and numerous other effects.

Sale to commence at 1.30 prompt.

Auctioneer’s Offices, 30, High-street, Rushden.

Rushden Echo August 11th 1916, transcribed by Kay Collins

Grange Farm, Rushden
Highly Productive Accommodation Farm, with comfortable Farm House, Yards and Extensive Buildings.

To be sold by Auction by
Messrs Pendered & Son Ltd
At the Hind Hotel, Wellingborough

On Wednesday 13th September 1916
At 4 for five o’clock in the afternoon, by order of the owner, viz.:-

All that excellent accommodation farm, known as Rushden Grange Farm, together with the farm house, gardens, rick yard, stock yards, large barn, cow house, stables and useful buildings, containing

124a 1r 25p

Or thereabouts, of which 66a 0r 4p or thereabouts is rich pasture and the remainder excellent arable land, most eligibly situate on the main roads leading from Higham Ferrers and Rushden to Wellingborough at the junction thereof, in the occupation of Mr Leonard Parsons, at the low rental of £186 per annum.

The greater part of the farm is freehold and the remainder containing 23a 2r 32p or thereabouts is copyhold of the Manor of Rushden, which being fine certain is considered nearly equal in value to freehold. This farm has long frontages to excellent roads, and being near to the important towns of Higham Fererrs and Rushden, and to the market town of Wellingborough (about 8 miles distant) forms a desirable estate for investment or occupation. To view, apply to the tenant.

Printed particulars and conditions of sale with lithographed plan may be obtained of the Auctioneers, Wellingborough; or of

Messrs Burnham, Son & Lewin,
Solicitors, Wellingborough.

Rushden Echo, 26th July 1918, transcribed by Kay Collins

Wellingborough, Irchester, Little Harrowden, Northamptonshire and Souldrop, Bedfordshire,
Important Sale of Freehold Properties.

Messrs. Pendered & Son, Ltd.

are instructed by the Executors of the Will of Mr. G. H. Skinner (deceased), to sell by auction the HIND HOTEL, WELLINGBOROUGH, on WEDNESDAY, 31st JULY, 1918, at 5 for 6 o'clock in the evening, subject to such conditions of sale as will be then produced and in the following or such Lots as may be determined, viz:

AT WELLINGBOROUGH

Lot 1—All that Freehold BUTCHER'S SHOP with Slaughter House, Yard, Stable & Outbuildings and convenient DWELLING HOUSE thereto belonging, eligibly situate in Knox Road at the corner of Strode Road now and for many years in the occupation of Mr. John Harris at a rental amounting to £35 per annum, Tenant paying rates. The House contains two Sitting Rooms and Kitchen downstairs, six Bedrooms, Box-room, and w.c. upstairs, and good Cellarage.

AT IRCHESTER

Lot 2—All that Modern Freehold Property consisting of a BUTCHER'S SHOP with DWELLING HOUSE, and a GROCER'S SHOP with DWELLING HOUSE adjoining, together with the Slaughter House, Stables, Yard, Garden Appurtenances thereto belonging, well situate for business purposes in the High-street, the whole in the occupation of Messrs. Parsons and Son, at a moderate gross rental amounting to £52 per annum, the Tenants paying rates.

AT LITTLE HARROWDEN

Lot 3—All those Two Closes of Freehold Accommodation PASTURE LAND known as "Peacocks," situate in the parish of Little Harrowden, and approached from the road leading there from to Hardwick over Stone Brig Lane and land belonging to the Orlingbury Estate and the Little Harrowden Churchwardens, bounded on the north and west by the

Wilmer Park Estate, on the south by the property of Mrs. Wigglesworth and on the east by the said Church land, containing together 21a. 0r. 30p. or thereabouts, in the occupation of Mr. Rowlatt at a rental amounting to £28 per annum. There is a Tithe Rent charge on this Lot amounting this year to £1 17s. 6d.

Lot 4—All those EIGHT MESSUAGES or TENEMENTS together with the Yards, Garden and Appurtenances thereto belonging, situate in the High-street, in the several occupations of Messrs. Ellson, Wheatley (2), W. Butlin, C, Garley (2), C. Smith and T. Smith, at gross weekly rentals amounting to £44 7s. 0d. per annum.

Lot 5—All that enclosed GARDEN situate near to Lot 4 in the occupation of Mrs. Stanley Ht a gross rental amounting to £1 10s. 0d. per annum.

AT SOULDROP

Lot 6—All that desirable Freehold SMALL HOLDING containing altogether 30a. 0r. 28p. or thereabouts, situate in the village within easy distance of Sharnbrook Station on the Midland Main Line, comprising Four Closes of Accommodation Pasture Laud, comfortable Farm House, with Garden and Orchard, Barn, Cow Shed and Hovel, Piggeries, Stable and other useful Farm Buildings, in the occupation of Mr. Alfred Lamb on an annual Michaelmas Tenancy at a rental of £50 per annum. The growing Timber is included in the sale.

To view apply to the respective Tenants, and for further particulars apply to the Auctioneers, Wellingborough (Tel.49), or to Messrs. Simpson and Mason, solicitors, Wellingborough, Higham Ferrers and Rushden.

Rushden Echo, 19th/26th July 1918, transcribed by Kay Collins

Rushden
Important Sale of Freehold Properties

John S. Mason

Will sell by auction at the COFFEE TAVERN, RUSHDEN, on Monday July 29th, 1918, at 6 o’clock in the evening, precisely:-

By order of the Executors of the Will of Mr. George Miller, deceased.

All that very Valuable Freehold Double-Fronted Sale Shop, with the Dwelling House, Workshops, Stable and Garden, situate No. 14 High-street, Rushden, of brick and slate erection. This property is situated in the centre of the town, where for many years a very large Ironmonger’s business has been conducted. The house and shop have recently been redecorated throughout and fit for immediate occupation.

Also all that very desirable Freehold Villa residence, of brick and slate erection, with large garden, situate No. 18 Cromwell-road.

Also all the Freehold Sale Shop and residence, of brick and slate erection, situate at the corner of Portland and Cromwell-roads, in the occupation of Mr. James Knight, at a net rental of £20 per annum.

Also all those Six dwelling Houses of brick and slate erection, situate Nos. 99 to 109, Portland-road, and producing a gross rental of £89 18s. 4d. per annum

By order of the Executors of the Wills of Mr. G. H. Skinner and Mr. G. Miller, deceased.

All that plot of Valuable Freehold Building Land situate at the corner of King’s-road and Robinson-road, and containing in the area 230 square yards or thereabouts.

Vacant possession of the High-street premises and No. 18, Cromwell-road will be given on completion. To view, apply on the respective properties.

Particulars and Conditions of Sale may be obtained of the Auctioneer, 30, High-street, Rushden, or of Messrs. Simpson & Mason, Solicitors, Rushden and Higham Ferrers.

Rushden Echo, 26th July 1918, transcribed by Kay Collins

For Sale
24 High Street, Rushden
VALUABLE FREEH0LD BUSINESS PREMISES

To be sold by auction by JOHN S. MASON

On MONDAY, JULY 29th, 1918, at the COFFEE TAVERN, RUSHDEN, at 6 o'clock in the evening, precisely, subject to such Conditions of Sale as will then be produced, by order of the Executors of Mr. A. W. Jackson, deceased:— All that very desirable Sale Shop, with Dwelling House, of brick and slate erection, situate and being No. 24, High-street, Rushden, and containing Front Shop, Dining and Drawing Rooms, three Bedrooms, Kitchen, Barn, and the usual domestic offices, in the occupation of Mr. H. P. Hodge.

The above has a frontage of 18 feet 3 ins. to the High-street, is situate in the busiest part of the town, and affords an opportunity of procuring exceptionally fine business premises in the centre of Rushden. The property is connected with the Sewer, and the Town Water is laid on. There is a back entrance to the property from Coffee Tavern Lane.

To view, apply on the premises, and for further particulars to the Auctioneer, 30 High-street; or to Messrs. Emmett & Co., 14 Bloomsbury Square, London, W.C.1.

Rushden Echo, 26th July 1918, transcribed by Kay Collins

Rushden and Wymington
Highly Important Sale of Freehold and Copyhold Properties
John S. Mason

Will Sell by auction at the COFFEE TAVERN, RUSHDEN, on MONDAY, JULY 29th, 1918, 6 o'clock in the evening precisely:—

By order of the Executors of the will of Mr. G. H. Skinner, deceased.

Lot 1.—All those Four Enclosures of freehold Accommodation Pasture Land, situate in Harborough-road, Rushden, also having an occupation road from the Newton-road, Rushden, in the occupation of Mr. J. Hornsby; together with the Arable Field adjoining, in the occupation of Mr. Geo. Chettle, the whole containing by Ordnance Survey 55a. 2r. 0p., and producing a net rental of £91 12s. 4d. per annum.

Lot. 2.—All that desirable Freehold Dwelling House, with Sale Shop, Stable, and open Cart Shed, with the Lock-up Shop adjoining, of brick and slate and corrugated iron erection, situate and being Nos. 194 and 196 Wellingborough-road.

Lot. 3.—All those Four Freehold Dwelling Houses, situate Nos. 55 to 61 inclusive, Harborough-road, of brick and slate erection, and producing a gross rental of £58 1s. 4d. per annum.

Lot. 4.—All that Freehold Dwelling House, situate No .15, Harborough-road, of similar construction, producing a gross rental of £14 10s. 4d. per annum.

Lot 5.—All those Two Freehold Dwelling Houses, situate Nos. 103 and 105, Park-road, of similar construction, and producing a rental of £27 6s. 0d. per annum.

Lot G.—All those Five Copyhold Dwelling Houses, situate Nos. 102, 104, 106, 114, and 116, High-street South, of brick and stone and slate and tile erection, and producing a gross rental of £57 4s. 0d. per annum.

7.—All those Two Plots of Valuable Freehold Building Land, situate Robinson-road, and containing in area 334 square yards or thereabouts.

Lot 8.-—All those Two plots of Building Land, situate Lawton-road, and numbered 563 and 564 on plan, and containing in are 306 square yards or thereabouts.

By order of the Trustees of the Will of Mr. W. Banks Skinner, deceased, and the Executors of the Will of Mr. G. H. Skinner, deceased.

Lot 9.—All that very desirable Copyhold Villa Residence, known as "Holly Cottage," of brick and slate erection, situate No. 13 Park-road, Rushden, in the occupation of Mrs. Skinner. Vacant possession of this lot will be given on completion.

By order of the Trustees of the Will of Mr. Geo. Skinner, deceased.

Lot 10.—All those Two Enclosures (formerly three) of Freehold Accommodation Pasture Land, situate at Wymington, in the occupa¬tion of Mr. Frank Abbott on a yearly tenancy, at a net rental of £28 per annum, and containing in area 17a. 2r. 10p.

By order of the Executors of the Will of Miss N. Smith, deceased.

£150 Original Stock in the Rushden and Higham Ferrers Gas Co.

To view, apply on the respective properties.

Particulars and Conditions of Sale may be obtained of the Auctioneer, 30 High-street, Rushden, or of Messrs. Simpson & Mason, Solicitors, Rushden and Higham Ferrers.

Rushden Echo, 27th December 1918, transcribed by Kay Collins

Property Sale—Mr John S Mason offered by auction at the Coffee Tavern on Monday three dwelling-houses in Essex-road. Lot 1, No. 18, Essex-road, offered by order of the executors of the late Miss M Foskett, was sold to Mr Fred Knight, J.P., for £400. Lot 2, No. 16, offered by Mrs E Browning, was bought by the tenant, Mr F S Knight, for £280. Lot 3, No. 14, occupied by Mrs Wood, was sold to Mr W E Billington for £277 10s.

Rushden Echo, 5th December 1919, transcribed by Kay Collins

11A & 13 Pemberton Street,
Rushden.
2 Valuable Freehold Dwelling Houses

To be sold by Auction by JOHN S. MASON

At the Coffee Tavern, Rushden, on MONDAY, 8th DECEMBER, 1919, at 6 o'clock in the evening precisely, by order of the Executrix of the will of Mr. John Strachan (deceased) subject to such Conditions of Sale as will then be produced.

All those Two Valuable Freehold Dwelling Houses of brick and slate erection, situate Nos. 11a and 13, Pemberton-street, Rushden. No. 11a containing front room, living room, large kitchen, scullery, 4 bedrooms, and the usual domestic offices. At the rear of this property there is a capable stable with loft over, built of brick and roofed with corrugated iron. Vacant possession of the house will be given on completion of the purchase. The stable and outbuildings are let at a weekly rental of 2s. per week. No. 13 is of brick and slate erection, and contains front room, living room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, and the usual domestic offices, now in the occupation of Mr. Samuel Martin, and producing a gross rental of £14/6/0.

The property is connected with the sewer and the town water is laid on.

For further particulars apply to the Auctioneer, 30, High-street, Rushden, or to Messrs. Simpson and Mason, solicitors, 133, High-street, Rushden.

Rushden Echo Friday, March 11, 1921, transcribed by Sue Manton

76, Higham Road, Rushden - Dairyman’s Stock-in-Trade

4 Milch cows, 3 young heifers, 6 Store pigs, Black Cob aged, chestnut brood mare 7 years, Rubber tyred gig, 4 wheel Trolley.

Household Furniture and other effects.

To be sold by auction by
John. S. Mason

Rushden Echo Friday, March 11, 1921, transcribed by Sue Manton

On Thursday 17th March 1921, by order of the Executors of the late Mrs. Abbott, including

7 octave pianoforte in walnut case by Richard Peace, London, antique oak bureau with brass handles, mahogany chiffonier with book case over enclosed glazed doors, mahogany sofa in leather, mahogany lounge chair in leather, 6 heavy mahogany chairs in velvet, oak Pembroke table,, 2 walnut frame over mantels, oak pedestal table, small oak stand, carpet, linoleum, snip hearthrug, tea caddy, pictures, ornaments, antique Queen Anne chest of 5 drawers, large mahogany chest of 5 drawers-oak lined, 3 single iron bedsteads, 4 post ditto, palliasses and flock beds, painted washstands, dressing table, 2 mahogany swing toilet glasses, chamber ware, towel airer, upholstered wicker chair, 6 cane seated chairs, large deal table with drawer, 9 Windsor chairs, rush seat armchair, walnut easy chair, American clock, old pewter plate, fender and fire implements, steel fender and fire irons, 2 metal teapots, sundry dinner, tea and glass ware, mangle, culinary requisites and other effects.

4 cows, 5 young heifers, chestnut brood mare - 7 years (quiet), black cob (quiet) 6 store pigs, rubber-tyred gig with Lancewood shafts, 4 wheel trolley with drop sides, Scotch cart, 2 iron pig troughs, iron and 2 wood water troughs, chaff cutter, pulper, scythe, 5 pitchforks and quantity hand tools, hen roost and run covered with 8 corrugated iron sheets, barrels, corn bin, boxes, churn by Tinkler, milk delivery pails and cans, 3 milk pans etc. About 2 tons hay (trussed).

Sale to commence with furniture at Twelve o’clock prompt
Auctioneer’s Offices 30 High Street, Rushden

Rushden Echo, 5th May 1922, transcribed by Kay Collins

Two Boot Factories, lately occupied by Messrs. West Brothers Ltd., were offered by auction by Messrs. Pendered and Son Ltd., at the Coffee Tavern, Rushden, on Tuesday. For the Rushden factory in Gravely-street, £2,000 was offered, and at £2,300 the lot was withdrawn. There was no bidding for the factory and house in Spring Gardens, Higham Ferrers.

Auction sale of Boot Factory 1922

Rushden Echo & Argus, 7th July 1922, transcribed by Kay Collins

153 High Street, Rushden
Valuable Household Furniture and Effects

To be sold by Auction by
John S Mason

On Thursday, 13th July, 1922, by order of the representatives of the late Mrs H Sanders, including:-

Inlaid ebonised French Cabinet with glazed ends, painted medallions and ormolu mounts, mahogany sideboard with cupboards, cellarets and large plate glass back, mahogany roll top desk with 6 drawers under, oval walnut loo table, massive 8-day marble timepiece, 30-hours grandfather clock with white enamel dial, in oak case, 2 mahogany hall tables with drop leaves, 2 walnut coal vases with brass shovels, mahogany frame couch, 2 easy and 4 small chairs in horsehair, brass bound walnut writing desk, oak frame table with deal top, mahogany hat and umbrella stand, large pier glass in ebonised and oak frame, 3 pier glasses in rosewood and walnut frames, pictures, ornaments, jardiniers, brass rail and iron kerbs, Brussels carpet square, tapestry, hearthrug, large mahogany chest of 5 drawers, mahogany duchesse washstand with marble top, mahogany dressing table with 2 drawers, half tester iron bedstead with brass foot, 2 brass rail iron bedsteads, feather bed, bolster and 2 pillows, 2 wool beds, box spring mattress, wool mattress, 2 pairs straw palliasses, bedding, Kidder carpeting, oak chest of 5 drawers, mahogany and birch frames swing toilet glasses, 6 cane seated chairs, chamber ware, trinket set, 2 mahogany commodes, mahogany cornice poles and rings, 3 deal washstands, deal drop leaf table, painted corner cupboard, 8 chairs in leather seats, American clock in mahogany case, japanned coal vase, cane seated arm chair, sundry dinner, tea and glass ware, culinary requisites, and miscellaneous effects.

Sale to commence at 12.30 prompt.
Auctioneer’s Offices: 30 High-street, Rushden.

Rushden Echo, 1st December 1922, transcribed by Kay Collins

11 Denmark Road, Rushden
Valuable Household Furniture and Effects,

To be sold by Auction by
John S Mason

On Thursday, 7th December, by order of Mrs Tailby, including:-
Walnut suite of couch, 2 easy and 4 small chairs in tapestry, a 3-tier walnut music stand, walnut work stand, regulator clock in ebonized case, lady’s easy chair, child’s upholstered wicker chair, folding chair, small oak stand, 3 carpet squares, 3yds x 2yds, 3yds x 3½yds, 3yds x 4yds, brass curb, 2 brass rail curbs, brass rail and iron fenders, ash preventers, set fire brasses, set steel fire implements, black skin rug, 2 silver cake baskets, plated teapot, cream jug, pair bass and copper candle sconces, 3 gilt frames, photo frames, engraving, hand-painted vase, harp, rubber-tyred navy push cart (equal to new), full-sized brass-mounted iron bedstead with 3in. Pillars, 4ft ditto wire spring mattress, felt cover, wool overlay, wool bed, new “Treasure” cot in walnut, trimmed cream casement cloth, marble top mahogany washstands, white enamel wardrobe, large cheval glass on polished stand, 5 cane-seated chairs, invalid’s wicker chair, painted dressing table, mahogany swing toilet glass, soiled linen basket, kitchen table 4ft 9in x 8ft, with turned legs on castors, mangle (equal to new), copper preserve pan, copper warming pan, zinc bath, large saucepan, saucepan and steamer, sundry crockery, cutlery, and other effects.

Sale to commence at 12 prompt.
Auctioneer’s offices: 30 High-street, Rushden.

Rushden Echo, 27th April 1923, transcribed by Kay Collins

WITH VACANT POSSESSION,
"The Poplars," Wellingboro' Rd, Rushden.
Valuable Freehold Residence,
with the Lawn, Garden, Garage, and Paddock at the rear.

JOHN S. MASON

Is instructed to sell by auction at the Coffee Tavern, Rushden, on Monday, 7th May, 1923, at Six o'clock in the evening precisely, subject to such conditions of sale as will then be produced:

All that very desirable newly-built Residence of brick, pebble dash, and tile erection, situate on the Wellingborough-road, Rushden, and known as "The Poplars," and containing Entrance Hall, Dining, Drawing, and Breakfast Rooms, Tiled Kitchen, Scullery, Tiled Larder, four Bedrooms, Tiled Bathroom, w.c., with the usual domestic offices.

There is a Garage suitable for three cars, of wood and corrugated iron erection, with a separate entrance from Wellingborough-road.

The grounds consist of full sized Tennis Lawn with Summer House, large Garden well planted with choice young fruit trees, and at the rear a Paddock with a fenced-off Kitchen Garden, five Pig Styes, Store House with copper, of brick and corrugated iron erection.

The above contains in area 4a. 2r. 26p. or thereabouts.

If not sold in one Lot the property will be divided and offered as follows:

Lot 1.—The House, Grounds and Garage, containing 2 roods, 14¾ poles.

Lot 2.—The Paddock, with the Pig Styes and fenced Garden, with an entrance from Graveley-street, and containing an area of 4a. 0r. 11¾p. or thereabouts.

The property is connected with the main sewer, the town water is laid on, Company's gas and electric light, telephone. The house is in a splendid state of repair and stands well back from the road. The grates are of the latest designs. 'Buses pass the door.

For further particulars and to view apply to the Auctioneer, 30, High-street, Rushden; or to Messrs. Simpson and Mason, Solicitors, Rushden, Higham Ferrers, and Wellingborough.

Rushden Echo, 27th April 1923, transcribed by Kay Collins

With Vacant Possession.
Avenue Road (The Court Estate)
Rushden.

Valuable Freehold
DOUBLE-FRONTED DWELLING HOUSE
with 2 acres of Land.

JOHN S. MASON

Is instructed by Mr. G. Dunkley to offer for Sale by Auction at the Coffee Tavern, Rushden, on MONDAY, 7TH MAY, 1923, at 6 o'clock in evening precisely, subject to each conditions of sale as will then be produced,

All that valuable Double-fronted Dwelling House with stone bays, of brick and slate erection, containing two front rooms, living room, kitchen, 4 bedrooms, box room and the usual domestic offices, small garage of wood and corrugated iron erection, 2 portable fowl houses, and pigstye.

The property has a frontage to Avenue-road of 302 feet, and contains in area 2a. 0r. 16p. or thereabouts,

There are a number of young fruit trees, and most of the land is planted and in a good state of cultivation.

To view, apply upon the property, and for further particulars of the Auctioneer, 30 High-street, Rushden; or of Messrs. Heygate and James, Solicitors, Wellingborough.

Rushden Echo, 27th April 1923, transcribed by Kay Collins

43 Cromwell Road, Rushden
Household Furniture and Effects

To be sold by Auction by
John S. Mason

On Thursday, 3rd March 1923, by order of Mr. C. Allen, who is leaving the district, including:-

Walnut frame dining room suite of couch, 2 arm and 4 small chairs, deal table with one drawer, fender and fire implements, pier glass in walnut frame, small oak stand, jardinière, ornaments, pictures, sundry carpeting, slips and coco mats, deal table with two drawers, pier glass in ebonized and gilt frame, 11 Windsor chairs, wicker arm chair and cushions, mahogany frame couch in leather, child’s arm chair, Robinson’s closing machine, mangle in excellent condition, round deal table, sundry tea, dinner, and glass ward, wine and pickle jars, culinary requisites, 2 full size iron bedsteads, 4ft. iron bedstead, feather bed and 2 pillows, 3 flock beds, bolsters and pillows, 3 pairs straw palliasses, satin walnutwood washstand and dressing table with swing glass, 2 mahogany frame toilet mirrors, trinket set, chamber service, mahogany commode, chest of 5 drawers, mahogany pedestal stand, stained washstand and dressing table, towel airer, tapestry stair carpet and brass stair rods, snip hearthrug and mats, and other effects.

Sale to commence at 1.30 prompt.
Auctioneer’s offices: 30 High-street, Rushden.

Rushden Echo, 27th April 1923, transcribed by Kay Collins

Duck Street, Rushden,
TWO FREEHOLD DWELLING HOUSES with the Paddock at the rear.

JOHN S. MASON

Is instructed by the Trustees of the Rushden Adult Schools to offer for Sale by Auction at the Coffee Tavern, Rushden, on MONDAY, 7th MAY, 1928, at 6 o'clock in the evening precisely, subject to such conditions of sale as will then be produced.

All those Two Freehold Dwelling Houses of stone, brick, and tile erection, now in the occupation of Messrs. Paragreen and Lee, and producing a gross rental of £57 6s. 3d. per annum, the whole containing in area 1,810 square yards or thereabouts.

Further particulars of the Auctioneer, 30, High-street, Rushden, or of Messrs Morgan and George, Solicitors, Wellingborough.

Rushden Echo, 28th June 1923, transcribed by Kay Collins

High Street South and Little Street, Rushden
10 Valuable Copyhold Dwelling Houses

To be sold by Auction by
John S. Mason

At the Coffee Tavern, Rushden, on Monday 16th July 1923, at six o’clock in the evening precisely, subject to such conditions of sale as will then be produced, by order of Trustees of the Will of the late Mr. George Evans, in two Lots, as follows:-

Lot 1. All those 6 Copyhold Dwelling Houses of Brick and Slate erection, situate and being Nos. 95, 97, 99, 101, 103, and 105, High-street South, Rushden, each containing front room, living room, 3 bedrooms, barn with shop over, and w.c., with gardens at the rear, now in the occupation of Messrs. Stevenson, Ansell, Ingram, Carter, Payne, and Parker, and producing a gross rental of £100 2s. 0d. per annum.

Lot 2. All those 4 Copyhold Dwelling Houses of Brick and Slate erection, adjoining, situate and being Nos. 1, 3, 5, and 7, Little-street, Rushden, each containing front room, living room, 4 bedrooms, kitchen, pantry, barn with workshop over, and w.c., with gardens at the rear, now in the occupation of Messrs. Stokes, Savage, the County Constabulary, and Colgrave, and producing a gross rental of £72 16s. 0d. per annum.

The whole of the property is connected with the main Sewer and Town Water is laid on.

The Property is Copyhold of the Manor of Rushden, but being “fine certain” is considered nearly equal in value to Freehold.

To view, apply upon the Property, and for further particulars to the Auctioneers, 30 High-street, Rushden, or to Messrs Simpson and Mason, Solicitors, Rushden, Higham Ferrers and Wellingborough.

Rushden Echo, 29th January 1926, transcribed by Kay Collins

37 Queen Street
Household Furniture & Effects

To be Sold by Auction by
John S Mason

On Thursday Feb 4th, 1926, by order of Mrs George Cook, including:-

Dining room suite of couch, lady’s and gent’s easy and four small chairs in leather, deal table with extra leaf, walnut frame overmantel, walnut frame sofa in damask, gent’s lounge chair in leather, 5 lath back Windsor chairs, oak table, 2 bamboo stands, ornaments, pictures, aspidistra and jardinière, brass rail curb and set of fire brasses, 2 full size brass rail iron bedsteads, box spring mattress, flock bed, 2 painted chests of 5 drawers, 2 painted washstands and dressing tables, 2 towel airers, 2 chairs in plushette seats, mahogany frame oval toilet mirror, 2 mahogany frame mirrors, chamber services, trinket set, cornice poles, full size enamelled bath, sundry dinner, tea, and glass ware, culinary requisites, sundry galvanised iron sheets, and other effects.

Sale to commence at 1.30 prompt.
Auctioneer’s Offices: 30, High-street, Rushden.

The Rushden Echo, 8th April, 1927, transcribed by Gill Hollis

High-Street Property

The property in High-street now occupied by Messrs. Hunter’s Tea Stores has been acquired, we understand, by Mr. A. Gramshaw, furniture dealer, opposite, with a view to the extension of his business. Mr. Gramshaw has used the rooms over the shop for some time as a show place, and intends to use the shop below (in addition to his present shop) as soon as it become available.

Rushden Echo in June 1927










A
1927 Sale - advertising
"the whole of the timber used
in the constructions" for the
County Agricultural Show
held at the show ground,
in Newton Road, Rushden.

advert
Rushden Echo, 27th April 1928, transcribed by Kay Collins

‘Highbury,’ Irchester Road, Rushden
The Valuable
Freehold Residence

of Brick and Tile erection, situate on the Irchester Road, Rushden, and known as ‘Highbury’ containing Hall, Dining and Drawing Rooms, 5 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Lavatory, and the usual domestic offices, together with the full-sized Tennis Lawn and highly-productive Kitchen Garden well stocked with Choice Young Fruit Trees.

The above is for sale with Vacant Possession at a very moderate reserve.

For price and particulars, and order to view, apply John S Mason, 30 High Street, Rushden.

[Click here for map and a similar property next door]

Rushden Echo, 16th March 1928, transcribed by Kay Collins

158 Queen Street Rushden
Household Furniture
Pianoforte, Small Billiard Table
,
and other effects now stored at Messrs B Scroxton and Sons’ Warehouse.

To be Sold by Auction by
John S Mason

On Thursday, 22nd March, 1928, under instructions received from Mrs Askew, and Misses Worthington and Bruce, including:

Mahogany Sideboard with 3 drawers, Cellarette and Plate Glass Back, Pianoforte in Walnut Case, Carpet Square, Hearthrugs, Fenders, Fire Brasses, Coal Vases, Billiard Table size 6ft. by 2ft. 9in., Inlaid Octagon Table, Couch in leather, Walnut Suite of Couch, 2 Easy and 6 Chairs in Saddlebags, Bamboo Stand, Walnut Table, 3 Mahogany Chairs in Leather Seats, 2 Mahogany Lounge Chairs in Horsehair, Overmantel, Arm Chair in Velvet, Walnut bedroom Suite of 6ft. Wardrobe, Dressing Chest with Mirror, Washstand and Pedestal Cupboard, Walnut ditto, with 4ft Wardrobe, Dressing Chest with Mirror, Washstand and Pedestal Cupboard, 4 Brass Rail Iron Bedsteads, 3 Wire Spring Mattresses, Box Spring ditto, Wool Overlays, Straw Palliasses, Chest of 5 Drawers, 2 Marble Top Washstands, Painted ditto, Towel Airers, Chamberware, 12 Cane-seated Chairs, Deal Table with Drawer, Arm and 5 Lath-back Windsor Chairs, Rush-seated Arm Chair, Child’s High Chair, Mirror in Ebonised and Gilt Frame, Couch in Leather, Dinner and Tea Ware, Fenders, Mats, Cornice Poles, Tea Caddy, Ornaments, Lamps, Books, and miscellaneous effects.

Rushden Echo, 20th April 1928, transcribed by Kay Collins

For Sale by Private Treaty

“Highbury” Irchester Road, Rushden

The Valuable Freehold Residence

of Brick and Tile erection situate on the Irchester Road, Rushden, and known as “Highbury,” containing Hall, Dining and Drawing Rooms, 5 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Lavatory, and the usual domestic offices, together with the full-sized Tennis Lawn and highly-productive Kitchen garden well stocked with Choice Young Fruit Trees.

The above is for sale with Vacant Possession at a very moderate reserve.

For the price and particulars, and order to view, apply to
JOHN S MASON, 30 High Street, Rushden.

[Mr Mills lived here later]


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