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Rushden Echo, 4th February 1938, transcribed by Kay Collins

Mrs Maud Swannell

Seven days after her admission to the Northampton General Hospital, Mrs Maud Swannell, of 6 Glassbrook-road, Rushden, passed away there on Thursday of last week. Aged 71 years, she was the widow of the Mr Edward Swannell, and had lived alone since her husband’s death eleven years ago. She attended St Mary’s Church, Rushden, where the funeral service was held on Monday afternoon.

Rushden Echo & Argus, 11th February 1938, transcribed by Kay Collins

The Household Furniture and Effects
Belonging to the late Mrs B M H Swannell will be offered for Sale by Auction on the instructions of the Executors by

John L Wilson, F.A.I.

At the

Athletic Club, Newton Road, Rushden

(Moved from No 6 Glassbrook Road for convenience of Sale)

The following items being included:-

Antique 3ft. Oak Bureau with 4 drawers; 2ft. Mahogany Bureau, 3 drawers; Organ; 5ft. Extending Limed Oak Dining Table; Settee in Rexine; Oak Sideboard; Overstrung Pianoforte in Walnut Case (G T Gibaum); 1 Grandfather Clock in Oak Cases (one brass and one enamel dial); Pianoforte (H Bord); 3 piece Suite in Hide with Velvet Cushions; Oak China Cabinet; Mahogany Record Cabinet; Pye Portable Radio (4 Valve); 8 day Westminster Chiming Clock in Walnut Case; 4ft. 6in. Oak Bedstead and Spring Matress; Oak Chest of 5 Drawers, Inlaid Harewood and Mahogany Lined Bedroom Suite comprising 6ft. Wardrobe, Bow-front Dressing Chest of 5 Drawers with Oval Mirror and Plate Glass Top, Bow-front Washstand, Bedstead Cupboard, Pair all Brass 3ft. 6in. Bedsteads with Springs, 2 Chairs and Folding Towel Rail; 3ft. 6in. Mahogany Sideboard with Oval Mirror; Mahogany Chest of Drawers; Mahogany Dressing Table with Swing Mirror; 4ft. Oak Billiard Settee, leather sprung seat, 2 Chairs to match; Painted Chest of 5 Drawers; 2 Commodes; 3 piece Bungalow Suite in Tapestry; Quantity of Bed and Table Linen; Silver Backed Dressing Table Set; Silver plated Tea Service, etc.; 2 Axminster Carpet Squares; Wilton Stair Carpet; Quantity of Ornaments, China, etc.; Sundry Kitchenware; Gardening Tools, etc.

On Thursday, 17th February
At 1p.m. prompt.

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