Auctions & Sales in Cosgrove

Northampton Mercury - Monday 03 January 1780

TO be SOLD to the BEST BIDDER on Thursday the 6th Day of January next, at the Cock Inn, in Stony-Stratford, at Two o'Clock in the Afternoon,

A CLOSE of rich PASTURE-LAND, in the Parishes of POTTERSPURY and COSGRAVE, in the County of Northampton, adjoining to Old-Stratford; containing about seven Acres, at the yearly Rent of 14l [£14] now in the Occupation of Mr Green.

For Particulars, apply to Mr. Grant, of Stony-Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Monday 28 March 1785

A Capital Live Stock Sale, &c.

TO be SOLD by AUCTION, by J. Day & Son, on Wednesday next the 30th of this inst. March, on the premises at COSGROVE, near Stony-Stratford, Bucks.

The Valuable LIVE STOCK, and sundry EFFECTS, belonging to Mr. JOHN WODHAM, he quitting the Bargain: Comprizing 25 fine milking and fresh barren Beast, 1 Bull, 2 exceeding good Mares, 6 Score Western Couples in perfect Health, dry Sheep, 2 Rams, &c. in proper Lots, 12 Bacon Hogs in Lots, about 30 Quarters of Oats cleaned up, about 10 Quarters of early-ripe Marlborough Peas, a Quantity of dressed Wheat, Part of a Cock and a Stump of fine new Meadow Hay, about 30 Doz. of stout Hurdles in Lots, a valuable double Plough, Sheep and Cow Cribs, and a Number of sundry Farming-Lots in the Course of the Sale.

The Sale must begin at Ten o'clock.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 30 June 1787

The First Week in August will be SOLD BY AUCTION, unless disposed of by Private Contract, (of which timely Notice will given)

A complete, small, Old-inclosed FARM in the Parish of COSGROVE, in the County Northampton, known by the Name of Hill-House-Manor-Farm, being a Manor of itself: The House is delightfully situated, and capable being made, at a small Expence, fit for the Reception of a genteel Family; there being a good Quarry of Stone upon the Estate, and Plenty of thriving Timber. The Land well watered.

Cosgrove is about two Miles from Stony-Stratford, and near Wakefield, the Seat of the Duke of Grafton. The Convenience and Situation of the Farm, render it a most eligible Purchase.

For further Particulars, apply Mr. Ward, Great-Linford, near Newport-Pagnell, Bucks.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 25 October 1788

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

By THOMAS DICKINSON,

On Thursday the 30th of October instant, at the House of Edw. Jones (being the Public-House) at Cosgrave, in the County of Northampton, between the Hours of Two and Four in the Afternoon, ALL those two MESSUAGES or TENEMENTS, with their Appurtenances, situate and being in COSGRAVE aforesaid; and now the several Occupations of John Horton and Thomas Groome.

For Further Particulars, apply to Mr. Willson Moores, or Mr. Richard Buswell, Northampton.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 27 July 1793

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

By JOHN DAY and SON,

On the Premises at COSGROVE, near Stony-Stratford, on Wednesday the 31st Day July, 1793

SUNDRY EFFECTS belonging to Mr. JOHN FRANKLYN, leaving off Business -Consisting of one useful stout Cart Mare, one Nag Mare, one Waggon, two Carts, Gears for five Horses, Ploughs, Harrows, Ladders, Sieves, Bushel Measure, and sundry other Effects.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 15 March 1794

Farming Stock &c

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

By JOHN DAY and SON

On Thursday the 27th of this instant March, on the Premises at COSGROVE, near Stony-Stratford.

THE LIVE and DEAD STOCK, with sundry other EFFECTS belonging to Mrs. BATTAMS, who is leaving the Bargain: Consisting of five Draught-Horses, one Pony, four Cows, 30 Ewes and Lambs, and one in-pig Sow; two Waggons, one of which is equal to new, three Carts, Field-Roll, four Ploughs, Harrows, &c. Harness for ten Horses, in exceeding good Condition; Sieves and Barn-Tackle, Cribs, Ladders, &c. Part of two Cocks of Hay, containing about 18 Tons; two Churns, six Milk-Leads, Buckets and Kivers, Half Hogshead Copper and Grate, Brewing Tubs, Beer-Casks, some Household-Furniture, and Sundry other Effects.

The Sale to begin exactly at Ten o'Clock.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 19 March 1796

HAY.

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

By JOHN DAY and SON,

On Tuesday next the 22d of March instant, on the

Premises at COSGROVE-MILL, near Stony Stratford, Bucks,

TWO COCKS of exceeding fine MEADOW HAY, of last year’s growth.

The Sale to begin at Eleven o'Clock

Northampton Mercury - Saturday 09 June 1798

DAIRY COWS, HORSES, GROWING CROPS of GRASS, &c.

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

By JOHN DAY,

On Wednesday the 13th of this instant June, on the Premises, COSGROVE, near Stony-Stratford, Bucks,

PART the LIVE STOCK, CROPS of GRASS, &c. the Property of Mr. GEORGE COLLISON who is quitting his Farm: Comprizing 20 very useful New-milched and In-calved Cows, and one fine young well-bred Bull; five young black Draught and Mares, in excellent Condition; capital Bright-bay Road Mare, a fast Trotter, very temperate, and runs well in Harness; a handsome yearling Colt, out of the said Mare, by the celebrated Horse, Atlas ; likewise the Grass of 215 Acres of Land, till the 5th of April next, all of which, (except 43 Acres, now in Grazing,] were laid early for Mowing; is good dry Layer, well watered and fenced, and will be divided into convenient Lots; also two Stumps of well-got Hay. The Hay, &c. to be spent on the Premises. The Grass to be either mowed or grazed, at the Option of the Purchaser. Credit for which will be given, on approved Security, till the 15th Day of October next.

The Sale to begin with the Cows exactly at Ten o'Clock, and the other Lots immediately after.

N. B. Previous to Harvest, will be sold by Auction on the said Farm, the Growing Crops of Corn, &c. with the Use of a convenient Yard, Barns, &c. &c. Notice of which will be given in this Paper in due Time.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 08 June 1799

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

By Mr. FARMER,

(Under the Authorities of the late Acts of Parliament, for the Redemption and Sale of the Land- Tax), on Thursday the 11th Day of July next, 1799, at the House of Mr. Forfeit, at the Sign of the Cock, situate Stony-Stratford, in the County of Bucks, at Three o'Clock in  the Afternoon, subject to such  Conditions as shall be then produced,

THE PERPETUAL ADVOWSON of the RECTORY and PARISH CHURCH of COSGROVE, in the County of Northampton, near unto Stony-Stratford, and in a delightful and sporting Country, subject to the Life of the present Incumbent, aged 64.

The Rectory consists of a capital Parsonage-House, with a Garden, Coach-house, Stabling for sixteen Horses, and other suitable Out-Offices; and also about 225 Acres good Land, 75 Acres of which are  Meadow and Pasture, now let with some small Compositions and Payments for Tithes at about 300l per Annum, but very improveable.

There is but one Church, and the occasional Duty inconsiderable.

For further Particulars, please to apply in the mean Time to Mr. Hubbard Leicester.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 13 June 1801

To be SOLD by AUCTION

By GEORGE KNIBB,

On Thursday the 18th June instant, on the Premises, at COSGROVE, near Stony-Stratford

THE LIVE and DEAD sundry EFFECTS, the late Mr. George COLLISON, deceased Comprising Five capital Cart Horses, and one Poney; one Cow; two stout Narrow-wheel Waggons, two Carts, and one Cart and Harness; Gearing for eight Horses, three Ploughs, three Pair of Harrows, one large Corn Fan, Corn Screen, and Barn Tackle, two Ladders; six Dozen of Hurdles and Fold Stakes, four Dairy Leads ; a Ten-dozen Churn and frames, lately new; Milk Buckets; a few Lots of Building Timber; four well-timbered Hovel Frames; stout Piers and Cap ; a Cock of prime Hay and sundry other Effects ,

The Sale to begin at Eleven o’Clock in the Forenoon.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 13 June 1802

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

JOHN DAY,

At the House of Richard Hillier, known by the Sign of the Swan, Old-Stratford, on Monday the 28th Day of June, 1802, at Three o'Clock in the Afternoon, in two Lots, under such Conditions of Sale as will be then and there produced.

TWO very desirable Old-inclosed fertile ARABLE and PASTURE LAND, Freehold and Tythe-free (Parcel of the Estates of the late Rev. John Wilmer, deceased, and Others) situate in the Parish COSGROVE, in the County of Northampton, adjoining the North-side of the Turnpike Road leading from Old - Stratford to Cosgrove, and lying very contiguous to the Grand Junction Canal.

The first and nearest Close lying towards Old- Stratford is in high Cultivation, with very promising Crops of Wheat, Barley, and Vetches, now growing thereon, and contains by Estimation 7A 2R 2P more or less. The furthermost Close, adjoining the above-mentioned (lying towards Cosgrove) is an excellent piece of Old Pasture and contains by Estimation 3A 2R 0P more or less.

The Whole in the Occupation of Mr. Wm. Rogers, Tenant at Will, at a very improvable rent.

N. B. The Hedge-Fences are excellent Condition, and a Number of thriving Elm-Trees are now growing upon the Estate.

For View of the Closes, apply to Mr. Rogers, at Cosgrove; or the Auctioneer, at Stony-Stratford and for further Particulars, to Mr. Miller Solicitor, Buckingham.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 12 March 1803

COSGROVE, Northamptonshire.

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

JOHN DAY,

On Thursday the 17th of this instant March, 1803, exactly at Four o'Clock, at Mrs. Collison's, the Sign of the Barley-Mow, Cosgrove aforesaid, near Stony-Stratford, Bucks.

In the Following LOTS

Lot 1. THREE FREEHOLD MESSUAGES or TENEMENTS, adjoining each other, with Yard, Garden, and Orchard planted with choice Fruit Trees, and several thriving Timber Trees, surrounding the same, in the several Occupations of Jos. Swannell and others, Tenants at Will.

Lot 2. TWO other TENEMENTS, with Yard and Gardens, situate on the Green, in COSGROVE aforesaid, in the Occupation of Atterbury and Coals, Tenants at Will.

For further Particulars, enquire of the Auctioneer, in Stony-Stratford aforesaid.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 28 January 1804

FURNITURE AND EFFECTS, COSGROVE,

Northamptonshire.

To be SOLD by AUCTION, By JOHN DAY,

On Thursday the 9th Day of February, 1804, removed

for Convenience of Sale to a House near the Church-Yard, in COSGROVE aforesaid,

THE following EFFECTS of the late GEORGE Biggin, Esq; deceased; comprising Four – post Bedsteads, Dimity,  Morine,  and other Furnitures; Goose and other Feather-Beds; Counterpanes, Quilts, and Blankets; Mahogany Tables, Chairs, Bureau, Writing-Cases, Knife and Spoon Cases, dumb Waiter, and two large Mahogany Corner Cupboards; fine-toned Harpsichord, by Kirkman; Time-Piece; Sofa and Easy Chairs; Pier and Swing Glasses; Turkey and Persian Carpets; Wardrobe; Model of a Man of War; sundry Volumes of Books;  Number of sweet Iron-bound Beer Pipes and other Casks; stout Kitchen Grate, and Kitchen – furniture. 

Also two Hovels of Wheat, two complete Winnowing Machines, and a new Two-drill Plough: 60 Ewe Sheep, 49 Tegs, and one capital Tup; with various other Effects.

The Sale will begin exactly at Ten o’Clock with the sheep, corn, &c. and the Furniture immediately after: the Whole to be sold in one day if possible.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 12 January 1805

Corn, Hay, Live and Dead Farming-Stock &c.

To be SOLD by AUCTION

By JOHN DAY,

Thursday the 24th January, 1805 on the Premises, at COSGROVE, near Stony-Stratford.

The following EFFECTS, the Property of Mr. John SIMONS; comprising one large Hovel of Wheat, and five Loads of Ditto, thrashed; one Hovel of Beans, and a Quantity of Ditto, thrashed; about 30 Tons of prime Hay, in three Stacks; 76 Acres Sweard and Clover Keeping, and 10 Acres of Stubble, to the 5th of April next; four stout Cart Horses, excellent Condition, and Harness for Ditto, and one Nag; one Cow, with a Calf, and one in-calved Cow ; Sheep; two fat Hogs; two Waggons, four Carts, Drag and small Harrows, Ploughs, Field-Roll, sixteen Sheep-Cribs, Troughs, &c.; eight Dozen of Fleak Hurdles, Hovel-Frames, and Ladders; Barn Tackle, as Wind-Fan, Sieves, Forks, Rakes, Sacks, Chaff-Box, &c.; Faggots; large Quantity old Iron, &c.; one Seven and one Three-dozen Churn, eight Milk-Leads, Kivers, Tubs, and Buckets; four new Sash Frames; several Lots of Household-Furniture; and various other Effects. The Hay to be taken off the Premises; the Straw be spent, there, for which Purpose proper Barns and Conveniences will allotted.

On Account of the Number of Articles, the Sale will begin, with the Farming Stock, exactly at Ten o'Clock, as the Whole will disposed of in the Day, if possible.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 18 January 1806

COSGROVE Northamptonshire.

To be SOLD BY AUCTION,

JOHN DAY,

On Tuesday the 28th January, 1806, between the Hours of Two and Three o'Clock in the Afternoon, at the Sign of the Barley-Mow, in COSGROVE aforesaid,

A MESSUAGE or TENEMENT, in good Repair, with Yard and Orchard, planted with Fruit and other Trees, situate near the said Barley Mow, adjoining the Grand Junction Canal, in the Occupation of Robert Dunsby.

Immediate Possession will be given, if required.

For Particulars, apply AUCTIONEER, in Stony Stratford, Bucks


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 19 September 1807

To be SOLD by AUCTION

By JOHN DAY,

At the Cock Inn, Stony-Stratford, on Friday the 25th Day of September inst. between the Hours of Eleven and Three o'Clock, A Freehold CLOSE, in the Parish of Cosgrove, in the County of Northampton, situated near the Turnpike leading from Old-Stratford, containing five Acres and one Rood (more or less], in the Occupation of Mr. William Oliver, Tenant at Will.

For further Particulars, enquire of Mr. Ewesdin of Cosgrove.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 14 May 1808

To the CREDITORS GEORGE HAWLEY, of Old Stratford, in the Parish of Cosgrove, and County Northampton, Baker.

WHEREAS he hath, by Indenture bearing Date the 2nd Day of this instant May, assigned all his personal Estate and Effects to Messrs. Thomas Perkins, Towcester, the said County Northampton, and William Plowman, of the Parish of Laundon, the County of Buckingham, Mealmen in Trust for themselves and such other of the Creditors the said George who may willing to partake the Benefit of the said Assignment, and shall prove their Debts the Satisfaction of the said Trustees, on or before Day of July next, after which Time Claim will be allowed:

Notice is given,

That the said Trust Deed lodged in the Hands Mr. John Day, of Stony-Stratford, in the County of Buckingham, Auctioneer, for the Inspection of all Parties concerned therewith; to whom, or Mr. John Lovell, of Towcester aforesaid, Solicitor, the Creditors of the said George Hawley are requested to send Particulars of their respective Demands.

All Persons indebted to the said George Hawley, are desired to pay their respective Debts to the said John Day or John Lovell forthwith, and in Default of so doing, they will be sued for the same without further Notice.
Towcester, May 6th, 1808


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 28 January 1809

To be SOLD,

A Quantity of ELM, and some ASH TIMBER, - cut down, and now lying near the Grand Canal, in the Parish of COSGROVE.

For Particulars, and to view the Timber, apply to EDWARD JONES, of Cosgrove aforesaid.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 08 April 1809

Household Furniture and Effects,

To be SOLD BY AUCTION,

By JOHN DAY,

On Tuesday the 11th of April, 1809 on the Premises, at Cosgrove, near Stony-Stratford, Bucks, the Property of Mr. JELLY, who is leaving Cosgrove;

COMPRISING Bedsteads, with Furnitures, Feather and Flock-Beds, Quilts, and Blankets; Drawers, Tables, Chairs, &c. one Month and one Thirty-hour Clocks, with Cases; Kitchen-Grate, and Kitchen-Furniture general; one tilted Cart, and Harness; Sow with Pigs, two In-pig Yelts, and two small Pigs; old Iron, Boards, Fire Wood: and other Articles. The Sale to begin at One o'clock the Afternoon precisely.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 07 October 1809

Neat Household Furniture and Effects

To be SOLD BY AUCTION,

By JOHN DAY,

On the Premises, at the Rectory-House, in COSGROVE, near Stony-Stratford, Bucks, on Wednesday the 11th of October next, and following-Day, the Property the Rev. CHARLES WALKER, is who leaving the Country ;

COMPRISING Four-post, Tent, and other Bedsteads with various Furnitures; a fine Goose-coat and other Feather-Beds; Mattresses, Cotton Counterpanes, Quilts, and Blankets; Chests of Drawers; Night- tables and Bason-Stands; Wilton, Scotch, and other Carpets; Mahogany Dining, Card and Pembroke Tables; Parlour, Drawing room and other Chairs; Sofa and Cover; Mahogany Sideboard, with Cellarets, &c.; Patent Piano-Forte by Longman & Brodrip in Complete Repair; Mahogany Bureau and ditto Linen Press; Eight day Clock and Case; Wainscot Linen-Mangle; stout Kitchen-Grate, capital Wind-up Jack and Kitchen- Furniture In general ; 100 gallon Brewing Copper; Washing Furnace, Mash-Vat and Coolers; Brewing and Washing-Tubs, Patent Washing-machine (lately new) and two Hogshead and other Beer Casks; two Garden-Rolls and Garden-Tools &c; three Hives with Bees, stout Water-Cart; Horses’ Gears; Chaise Wheels; the Materials of two Single-Horse Chaises, Saddles, &c.; Ash and Elm Trees; a number of new Boards, Faggots and other Fire-Wood, with numerous other Articles, which will be expressed in the Catalogues, to be had five Days before the Sale at the Swan Inn Newport Pagnell; Angel, Northampton; White Horse Towcester; the Place of Sale; and of the Auctioneer in Stony Stratford,  Bucks.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 01 December 1810

Nag and Cart Horses, Farming-Stock, and other Effects.

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

By JOHN DAY,

On the Premises of the late Mr. JOSEPH FOSTER, Horse- Dealer, at COSGROVE, near Stony-Stratford, Bucks, on Wednesday the 12th of December, 1810,

ALL the STOCK in TRADE; comprising 17 Hackneys, Coach and Cart Horses, Ponies, &c. of various Ages and Descriptions; one Donkey, two fat Oxen, three fat Cows, and one In-calf Heifer; 53 Shearhog Sheep, one large Bacon-Hog, and six Store-Pigs; one Waggon, Gears for five Cart-Horses, Hurdles and Fleaks, and a capital new Leaping-Bar, very complete; also, all the Saddles, Bridles, Rugs, Girths, Stable-Lanterns, and various other Effects.

The Sale to begin at Eleven o'Clock precisely.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 21 January 1815

Capital Oak, Ash, and Elm Timber

To be SOLD by Auction

By JOHN DAY & SON,

IN LOTS,

Wednesday the 8th Day of February, 1815, on the Premises, in the Parish of FURTHOE near to Old Stratford in the County of Northamptonshire

FIFTY fine large OAK TIMBER TREES, with Lop, Top, and Bark,

88 MAIDEN ASH

40 POLLARD DITTO.

1 POPLAR

68 ELMS.

This Timber is well worth the Notice of Merchants, Builders, Carpenters, Wheelwrights, &c. a great Part is of large Dimensions and very fine, now Growing in the Parish of FURTHOE aforesaid, within less than one Mile of the Grand Junction Canal, the Turnpike Road to Towcester adjoins the Parish on one Side, and the same to Northampton the other, which renders the moving of the Timber extremely convenient as to Carriage. The Timber will be lotted and marked in a short Time, and may be viewed till the Sale.

Catalogues will ready for delivery due Time, and may be had of Mr. Pittam, at Furthoe; the Rein Deer, Potterspury ; Barley Mow, Cosgrove ; Pack Horse, Yardley ; and the Auctioneers in Stony- Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 08 April 1815

Neat Household- Furniture, valuable Library of

Books, and other Effects.

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

By JOHN DAY & SON,

WITHOUT THE LEAST RESERVE,

On Wednesday the 19th Day April, on the Premises, at COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford, the Property of Mr. THOMAS EWESDEN, Solicitor, who has left the Country;

The Furniture comprises Bedsteads with Mahogany Feet Pillars, Chintz, Morine, and other Furnitures, Hair and Cranky Mattress, fine Goose Coat, and other Feather-Beds, Cotton Counterpanes, Quilts and Blankets, Mahogany double and single Chests of Drawers, Dressing Tables. Basin Stands, Pier and Swing-Glasses, Floor and Bedside Carpets, Secretary and Bookcase. Writing Desk and Tables, Bureau, an Eight-day Clock in Mahogany Case, Mahogany Dining, Tea, Card, and other Tables, Dumb Waiter, Mahogany Chamber and Windsor Chairs, Tea and Coffee Urn, fine old China Glass, and Earthenware; Plate, as two Pint Pots Salts, Castors, Spoons, &c. Kitchen Range, Smoke Jack, and Kitchen-Furniture in general; Hogshead Brewing-Copper, Mash-Vat, and numerous other Articles.

The BOOKS comprise Encyclopaedia Britannica; complete in 18 Volumes, Thompson's Josephus Statutes at Large; Coke on Littleton; Blackstone's Commentaries, Burn's Justice, Crutwell's Universal Gazetteer, Camden's Britannica. Stackhouse's History the Bible, Wood's Conveyancer Coetlocon's History of Arts and Sciences, Robertson's History of America, Goldsmith' and Stern's Works, and various other.

Catalogues may be had Gratis, four Days before Sale, applying to the Auctioneers in Stony Stratford.—The Sale will commence with the Furniture at Ten o'Clock and continue till Two, at which Time the Sale of the Books will commence, and after those are sold, the remaining Part of the Furniture. The Whole is intended to be sold in one Day


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 06 July 1816

Growing Crop of Grass

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

By John Day & SON,

On Wednesday the 10th of July, inst, at Three o'Clock the Afternoon precisely, one Lot,

A MEADOW of GRASS, called ISWORTH Meadow, containing 21A. IR. 30P. situate in the Parish of COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford, in Occupation of Mr. Horn. —The Hay to taken off the Premises, and the Keep to be included in the Purchase to the 10th Day October next.

The Company is requested to meet the Auctioneers in the Meadow at Three o'Clock.


Northampton Mercury March 8th 1817

COSGROVE PRIORY near STONY STRATFORD,

Buckinghamshire

Household Furniture, Library of Books, Linen, Chariot, Dairy Effects &c, &c.

To be SOLD by AUCTION

By JOHN DAY & SON

On Wednesday the 19th of March 1817, and two following Days, on the Premises of the late Mrs ANN LOWNDES at COSGROVE PRIORY aforesaid:

The Furniture comprises full-size four post Bedsteads, with mahogany feet Pillars and dimity, cotton and other Furnitures; fine large goose down and other feather Beds, Mattresses and cotton Counterpanes, Quilts and Blankets, mahogany, oak and other dressing Drawers, night Tables, basin Stands, floor and bedside Carpets, large pier, chimney and swing Glasses, two capital mahogany Wardrobes, with Furniture, Bedding &c. complete; several valuable India and other Cabinets; capital India six-leaf folding Screen, excellent month Clock in inlaid case, and two valuable eight day repeating table Clocks, Set of mahogany dining Tables, with circular Ends; Pembroke, card and other Tables; parlour and chamber Chairs, three Sofas, with Covers; a capital chamber Horse, for Invalids, in mahogany Frame, in complete Repair; medicine Chest, liquor Ditto, Harpsichord, dumb Waiter, large Quantity of Glass and Earthenware, upwards of 10 Pair of Sheets, pillow Cases, table Cloths, Napkins &c.; Sharp’s patent stove Grate, with other Grates, Fenders and fire Irons; kitchen Furniture, as Grate, with Boiler, smoke Jack, patent Oven, and kitchen Furniture in general; 100 gallon brewing Copper, washing Ditto, double Cooler, mash Vat and Tubs, beer Pipes, hogshead and half hogshead beer Casks &c, &c.

Also a LIBRARY, consisting of upwards of 600 Volumes of Books, the greatest Part in excellent Preservation, amongst which are Chaucer’s Works, with the Siege of Thebes, Life of Chaucer, and Table explaining old and obscure Words, Folio 1617; Brown Willis’s Antiquities of Buckingham, Hundred and Deanry; Banks’s Geography, Pope’s Odyssey and Iliad, Dryden’s Virgil, Life and Reign of Henry the Eighth by Lord Herbert; Travels into Divers Parts of Africa and Asia; Chamber’s Cyclopaedia, Life of Prince James, Dodderidge’s Family Expositor, Baskett’s Bible; History of Russia, to the Death of the Empress Catherine, with a Number of other scarce and valuable Books, Paintings, Prints &c, &c.

Likewise a neat Chariot with Harness, one coach Horse, five useful dairy Cows, Part of a Rick of Hay, stout six-inch Cart, horse Harness, Quantity of Manure, cucumber Frames and Lights, iron garden Roll, stone Ditto, temporary summer House, a very great Number of garden Pots and Evergreens, garden Tools in general, upwards of 20 Dozen of Glass Bottles, and numerous other Articles, which will be expressed in Catalogues, to be had five Days before Sale, at the Inns in the Neighbourhood, and of the Auctioneers, in Stony Stratford.

N.B.: The Chariot, Cows, Hay, garden Articles, dairy and brewing Vessels, Casks &c. will be sold the first Day; the Books, Linen, Glass and part of the Furniture on the second Day; and the remainder of the Furniture on the Friday.

Catalogues of the Books to be had separately from those of the Furniture &c.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 18 December 1819

Neat and Modern Household Furniture and valuable Effects.

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

By John DAY & Son

On Wednesday the 29th December, 1819, on the Premises of Mr. JONES, Lace Merchant, COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford, who is leaving that Place.

THE FURNITURE comprises neat tent and other Bedsteads, with mahogany feet Posts, and cotton Furnitures, fine goose-coat and other Beds, Mattresses, cotton Counterpanes, Witney Blankets, &c.; two Pair of mahogany Drawers, and one Pair Oak ditto, Mahogany night Tables, basin Stands, pier and swing Glasses, mahogany dining, tea, and card tables; capital Set of mahogany Trafalgar Chairs, a capital Secretary and Bookcase, with folding glazed Doors; handsome modern mahogany Sideboard, with Drugget for covering Floor, oil floor Cloth; kitchen Furniture in general; Clock and Case, beer Casks, and Other Articles.

Catalogues may be had in due Time, at the Inns in the Neighbourhood, and the Auctioneers at Stony Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 15 January 1820

ELM and ASH TIMBER.

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

By JOHN DAY & SON,

On Wednesday the 26th of January, 1820, at the Barley Mow Public House in COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford,

THIRTY ONE capital ELM TREES, of large Dimensions.

40 MAIDEN ASH, and

87 DOTTEREL ASH.

The Timber is felled, blazed and numbered, lying on a farm in the Occupation of Mr. R. Pittam of FURTHO, Northamptonshire, adjoining to Cosgrove, and within one mile of the Grand Junction Canal. 

The Sale to commence at Twelve o'Clock precisely.

Catalogues may be had at the neighbouring Public Houses. Place of Sale, and at the Auctioneers at Stony Stratford.

N.B. The Timber to be sold for ready Money.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 15 April 1820

Memel and Quebec Timber, Foreign Ladder

Poles, Deals, Planks, Battens, Laths, &c.

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

By JOHN DAY & SON,

On Monday the 24th Day of April 1820 on THORPE WHARF, near Cosgrove, in the County of Northampton, in Lots,

AN ASSORTMENT OF YELLOW and WHITE DEALS, PLANKS, and BATTENS, several PIECES of MEMEL and QUEBEC TIMBER, LADDER POLES. LATH, &c &c.

Catalogues of the Lots may be had by applying to the Auctioneers, and at the Place of Sale.

The Sale to commence at Twelve o'Clock precisely.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 14 April 1821

To SOLD by PRIVATE CONTRACT,

A DWELLING HOUSE, slated, in complete Repair; consisting of two Parlours, Kitchen, three bed Rooms, and three Attics: Pantry, Cellar, and an excellent Well of Water and Pump; neat Garden in good Order, and about an Acre of rich pasture Land, with fruit Trees, attached to the Garden and House, situate in the pleasant Village of OLD STRATFORD, in the Parish of COSGROVE in the County of Northampton, and within a Quarter of Mile of Stony Stratford.

Apply Mr. ED. TAPP, Old Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 11 August 1821

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

By Mr. ARIS,

On Wednesday the 22nd Day of August instant, at the Sign of the Coffee Pot, in Yardley Gobion, in the County of Northampton, at Three o'Clock in the Afternoon.

The following very desirable freehold Estate situate in POTTERSPURY. YARDLEY GOBION, COSGROVE, and FURTHO, in the County of Northampton, in the following Lots:

Lot 1. A CLOSE of very rich LAND adjoining the Village aforesaid, containing nine Acres (more or less), called the Home Close.

2. A CLOSE very good LAND, lying near YARDLEY aforesaid, containing 18 Acres (more or less), called the Church Way Close.

3. Another CLOSE of very good LAND, Moor End, near YARDLEY aforesaid, containing, nine Acres (more or less), called Hogshead Close.

4. Another CLOSE of very good LAND, in COSGROVE and FURTHO aforesaid, or one of them, containing 13 Acres (more or less), called Cosgrove Field Close.

All the above Lots are very desirably situate very near the Turnpike Road leading from Northampton Stony Stratford, and about two Miles from the latter Place, and five from Towcester, and the whole are now in the Occupation of Mrs. Horton & Son, who will give Possession at Michaelmas next.

5. Several COTTAGES in YARDLEY GOBION, the Particulars of which will be given at the Time of the Sale.

6. Several other COTTAGES, in YARDLEY GOBION, which will be fully described at the Sale

For further Particulars, apply to Mr. HORTON, at Yardley Gobion, or at the Offices of Mr. THOS. HOWES, Solicitor, Northampton.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 11 August 1821

Neat Household Furniture, and other Effects.

To Be SOLD by AUCTION,

JOHN DAY & SON,

On Monday the 20th August, 1821, at the Premises of Mr. Wm. Cherry, Cosgrove, near Stony Stratford, who is removing to a distant Part of the Country.

Comprising Four Post and tent Bedsteads, with morine and other Furnitures, feather Beds, Mattresses, cotton Counterpanes and Blankets, mahogany Chest of Drawers, with Secretary, pier and swing Glasses, mahogany dining, Pembroke, and other tables, Carpets, &c, night Tables, basin Stands, Barometer, Eight-day Clock and Case, 12 Windsor Chairs, mahogany Child's dinner Chair, chamber Chairs, &c; two Office Desks, wine Decanters and Glasses, China and Earthenware, fowling Piece, Carbine, Brace Pistols, cast Net, portable ironing Stove, with Pipes, kitchen Furniture in Pewter, Brass, and Copper, roasting Screen, capital salting Lead, four sweet hogshead beer Casks, three Half hogsheads, brewing and washing Tubs, Buckets, &c. Cooler, dairy Vessels, ironing Board, &c. portable Summer House, five Dozen garden Pots, with choice Shrubs, Flowers, &c.; two Saddles, five Bridles, two Sets of horse Cloths, narrow-wheel Waggon, six-inch Cart, chaff Box, corn Bin, and Ladders, Quantity of Coal, Fagots, Posts and Rails, with numerous other Articles.

The Sale to commence Eleven o'Clock precisely, as the Whole is intended to be sold in one Day.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 25 August 1821

Growing Crops of Corn, the Straw to be taken off the Premises

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

By JOHN DAY & SON,

Monday the 27th of August, 1821, at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon precisely, the Property of Mr. RICHARD LONGMAN,

Lot I. TWELVE ACRES of WHEAT

Lot 2. EIGHT DITTO BEANS

Lot 3. FIVE DITTO BEANS and PEAS, growing in the Parish of COSGROVE in a Field adjoining the Turnpike Road, near Old Stratford Turnpike Gate. Two Months' Credit will be given for the Wheat approved Security —The Beans and Peas to be paid for before they are taken away.

The Company are requested to meet in the Field at Eleven o Clock, and proceed to Sale.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 29 September 1821

Live and Dead Farming Stock, Dairy and Brewing Vessels, Beer Casks, &c.

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

JOHN DAY & SON,

Monday the 8th day of October 1821, on the Premises at HISWORTH LODGE FARM, in the Parish of COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford, the Property of Mrs. HORN, Widow, who is leaving the Farm,

THE EFFECTS comprise 59 ewe Sheep, 39 Lambs, 18 Shearhogs, and three Tups, one fat Cow, four milking Cows, six Heifers, two yearling Calves, and one Bull, one Mare, a Foal; one other Mare, and one three-year-old Horse; one Sow, with nine Pigs; two Waggons, two six-inch wheel Carts, field Roll, two Pair of Harrows, Ploughs, lead horse Trough, hog Troughs, Ladders, Forks, Rakes, corn Sacks, wind Fan, wire Screen, barn Tackle, Cart Ropes, Horses' Gears, Pair wool Scales, with iron Beam; six-dozen Churn and Frame, new; five milk Leads, with Stands; Buckets and Yoke, Tubs, cream Tins, Scales and Weights, hogshead brewing Copper and Grate, 10 bushel mash Vat, and brewing Tubs, six beer Casks, of one Hogshead each ; Dresser and Shelves, Bedstead and flock Beds, with numerous other Articles.

The Sale to commence with the Farming Stock Eleven o'Clock precisely.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 20 July 1822

GROWING CROPS of CORN.

To be SOLD by AUCTION,

JOHN DAY & SON

Monday next, the 22d July 1822, on the Premises of Mr. WILLIAM WISE, COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford, Bucks

Under an Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors

NINETEEN ACRES OF WHEAT,

DITTO BARLEY,

DITTO of OATS,

6 DITTO of BEANS.

The Straw to be spent on the Premises; proper Yards and Barns will be allowed for the same, and two Months' Credit will given on approved joint Security.

The Company is requested to meet the Auctioneers at the Barley Mow Public House, in Cosgrove, at Three o'Clock in the Afternoon precisely, and proceed to Sale immediately.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 01 March 1823

Corn, Hay, Live and Dead Farming Stock,

Dairy Vessels, Household Furniture, &c.

To be SOLD by AUCTION

JOHN DAY & SON

Wednesday the 12th Day of March on the Premises of Mr. KINCH, at COSGROVE, near Stratford, Bucks, who is leaving the Farm.

COMPRISING one large Hovel of Wheat, the Straw to be left on the Premises; upwards of 60 Tons of excellent Hay and Clover, in several Lots, the Whole to be taken off the Premises; Leicester ewe Sheep, with Lambs, and lamb; seven in-calf Cows, two barren Ditto, two Sturks, and three Yearlings, six useful cart Horses and Colts, two Yelts, with Pigs; two in-pig Yelts; one feeding Hog, and one Brawn; one stout Waggon, one six inch-wheel and one narrow-wheel Cart, one field Roll, Ploughs, and Harrows, Gears for six Horses, wind Fan, and barn Tackle, tarpawling Cloth, 10 Dozen of Hurdles, capital hovel Frame, nine stone Posts, and Caps; cow and sheep Cribs, hog Troughs, Ladders, Number of Fowls, Churn, milk Leads, Tubs and Buckets ; Quantity Household Furniture, Bedsteads, Beds, and Bedding; Tables and Chairs, brewing Tubs, beer Casks, and numerous other Articles.

About 70 Acres of meadow and other Keeping, three Lots, to Old Lady Day next.

The Sale to commence with the farming Stock, at Ten o'Clock, the Whole is intended to be sold in one Day.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 03 May 1823

NEAT HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, &c.

To Be SOLD by AUCTION

By JOHN DAY & SON

On the 7th of May, 1823, at the COTTAGE HOUSE, near the Priory, in COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford, the Property of Mr. MORGAN, who is leaving Cosgrove.

THE FURNITURE comprises four post Bedsteads, with neat cotton Furniture : leather Bed, Mattresses, Counterpanes, and Blankets, night table, floor and bedside Carpets, Glasses, two Sets of tea China, Earthenware, Glass, &c. a capital mahogany Bureau, and handsome eight-day Clock, in ornamented Case (both new); a square oak dining Table, and other Tables, Windsor and chamber Chairs; fire Irons, and kitchen Furniture, Quantity Hops, and other Articles.

The Sale to commence at Two o'Clock in the Afternoon precisely.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 12 July 1823

HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, &c.

To be SOLD by AUCTION

JOHN DAY & SON

On Thursday the 17th July, 1823, on the Premises in the late Occupation of Mr PITTAM, deceased, at COSGROVE, near Stratford.

COMPRISING Bedsteads, with Furnitures ; feather Beds, cotton Counterpanes, Quilts and Blankets, Chests of Drawers, mahogany and oak dining, tea, and other Tables; Bureau, China, Glass, Earthenware: kitchen Grate, and kitchen Furniture; tubs, Buckets, and sundry other Articles.

The Sale to commence at Two o'Clock in the Afternoon.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 22 May 1824

To be SOLD by AUCTION

By JOHN DAY & SON

On Monday the 3lst Day of May, at the House of George Cave, called the Swan, Stony Stratford, in the County of Buckingham, at Seven o'Clock in the Evening, in four Lots, subject to such Conditions as will then and there produced.

Lot 1. All those TWO freehold brick and slate MESSUAGES, COTTAGES, TENEMENTS, and PREMISES, situate in the Market Street, and adjoining the Church Yard STONY STRATFORD aforesaid, and now in the Occupations of John Bolger and John Smith.

Lot 2. All that freehold COTTAGE or TENEMENT, and PREMISES, situate the Street in STONY STRATFORD aforesaid, and now in the Occupation of Joseph Marlow.

Lot 3. All those TWO freehold COTTAGES or TENEMENTS, and PREMISES, situate on the Green, in the Parish of COSGROVE, in the County of Northampton, now in the Occupations of John Atterbury and James Coles.

Lot 4. All those TWO copyhold brick and tile COTTAGES or TENEMENTS, Yards, Garden and Premises, situate near the Market Place, and adjoining the King's Head in STRATFORD aforesaid, in the Occupations of Joseph Fearn and William Stone.

To view the Premises, apply to the respective TENANTS, and for further Particulars, Mr. E. A. WORLEY, Solicitor, Stratford, Bucks
Stony Stratford, 19th May, 1824


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 17 July 1824

To be SOLD by AUCTION,
By JOHN DAY & SON,
Sometime in the Month of August next,

A Very valuable FREEHOLD ESTATE, situate, in the Parishes POTTERSPURY. FURTHOE, COSGROVE, and DEANSHANGER, the County of Northampton: comprising an excellent  farm House and Homestead, and about 120 ACRES of superior ARABLE and PASTURE in Occupation of Mr. Richard Scrivener.
Further Particulars of the Estate may had on Application Mr. JOHN KEEP, or to Messrs. LUCAS, Solicitors, Newport Pagnell
The Time and Place Sale will appear in a future Paper.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 02 April 1825

Neat HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE,

Capital Brewing and Dairy Vessels, two Cows, four year-old Mare, in-pig Sow, Waggon, Horse Harness, pig and Harness, corn Bins, Ladders, Pig Troughs, Saddles and Bridles, cucumber Frames, hand Glasses, Garden Tools, and various other Articles.

To be SOLD by AUCTION

JOHN DAY & SON

Thursday, April the 7th, 1825, and the following Day if necessary, on the Premises, at the GREEN BRIDGE, on the Grand Junction Canal, in the Parish of COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford, the Property of Mr. CHAMBERLAIN, who has taken the White Horse Inn, in Stony Stratford:

THE FURNITURE comprises Bedsteads with Furnitures, feather Beds, Mattress, Counterpanes, Quilts, and Blankets, Chests of Drawers, Tables and Chairs, pier and swing Glasses, clock-face Barometer (by Tarelli) ; Pianoforte, handsome Brussels Carpet, equal to new, 13 Feet by 11 Feet; smaller Carpets China, Glass, and Earthenware, capital double-barrel Gun, Pair of stout Pistols, with Bayonets to the same; Timepiece, in marble Frame; Fenders and fire Irons, kitchen Furniture general; excellent brewing Vessels, such as eight-bushel mash Vat, new Cooler, and brewing Tubs to correspond, four sweet hogshead beer Casks, and several smaller Casks, Churn, milk Kivers, and other dairy Vessels, one four-year-old Mare, two Scotch Cows, one in-pig Sow, one Waggon, with iron Arms (nearly new); new chaff Box, horse Harness, corn Bins, ladders and pig Troughs, Saddles and Bridles, side Saddle, and Pillion, Gig and Harness capital cucumber Frame, with Lights; hand Glasses, and garden Tools; new flue Net, 16 Yards wide, 2 Yards deep, with other fishing Nets, and various other Articles.

The above-mentioned Effects in general are in good Preservation, and worth the Attention of the Public.

The Sale will commence at Eleven o'Clock precisely, and much as possible will be sold the first Day.


Northampton Mercury 10th May 1828

FARMING STOCK &C

COSGROVE PRIORY

To be SOLD BY AUCTION

By Mr Durham

On the premises of Lord Lynedoch, at Cosgrove Priory, near Stony Stratford, on Wednesday the 14th Day of May 1828.

CONSISTING of five Horses, three cows, hay-making and chaff-cutting Machines, Rolls, Ploughs, Harrows, narrow-wheel Wagon, Carts, and farming Implements in general.

Also a capital single horse Chaise and Harness, brewing Utensils, garden Roll, turn-over garden Seats, gardening Utensils, hand Glasses, Cucumber Frames and lights, sea-kale Pots, and many other Articles which will be set forth in Catalogues, to be had at the Inns in the Neighbourhood; of Mr Walker, on the Premises; and of Mr Durham, Surveyor &c. Old Stratford.


Northampton Mercury 10th October 1829

Household Furniture &c

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION

By John Day, Jun.

On Tuesday the 13th of October 1829 (instead of Monday as before advertised), on the Premises of the late Mr THOS. PERKINS, the BARLEY MOW INN, COSGROVE, Northamptonshire.

Comprising four-post, tent and other Bedsteads, with and without Furnitures; seasoned feather and flock Beds, Counterpanes, Quilts and Blankets; dining tea and other Tables; chamber and other Chairs, Kettles, Pots, Tubs and Buckets, with various other Effects.

The Sale to commence at Ten o’clock.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 12 June 1830

To be SOLD, CHEAP,

A Good MOVEABLE GRANARY, capable of holding from 80 to 100 Quarters Corn ; Bins, and all complete.

To be seen by application to Mrs. WALKER, Cosgrove Priory ; or Mr. GlBBS, Cosgrove.

A Quantity of good HAY also to be SOLD.

June 8th, 1830


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 15 June 1833

Valuable and desirable FREEHOLD ESTATE situate at Old Stratford, Cosgrove, and Furtho, in the county of Northampton, and Calverton, in the county of Buckingham.

To be SOLD by AUCTION

BY WM. DAY

On Monday the 1st July, 1833, at the Falcon Inn, Old Stratford, at Four o'clock in the afternoon, in the following Lots and subject to such conditions as shall be then and there produced.

Lot 1. ALL that old-established and well-accustomed PUBLIC HOUSE, called the FALCON, now in full trade, situate at Old Stratford, in the county of Northampton, on the West Chester Road; large yard and excellent stables for 24 horses, and granaries over the same, which will store from 200 to 300 quarters of corn; and every other requisite and convenient out-building, together with a productive walled in garden; and also the SADDLE and HARNESS MAKER'S SHOP, and two COTTAGES adjoining in the occupation of Matthew Willison.

The house is most advantageously situated, commanding an extensive view over the town of Stony Stratford, the roads from which to Northampton, Buckingham, and Towcester running immediately past it. The Buckingham branch of the Grand Junction Canal also runs up to the back of the premises.

Lot 2. All that new erected brick and tiled MESSUAGE or TENEMENT, together with the yard, garden, barn, and other out-buildings situate near Lot 1, now in the occupation of William Kightley.

Lot 3. All those four MESSUAGES, COTTAGES, or TENEMENT, with a garden behind the same, and two stables at each end, adjoining Lot 2, now in the several tenures or occupations of Charlotte Sherwood, Robert Hartley, Thomas Smith, and Daniel Smith, at yearly rents amounting £15 and upwards.

Lot 4. All that MESSUAGE or TENEMENT with the stable, yard, garden, and buildings thereto belonging, situate at Calverton, in the county of Buckingham, adjoining the Old Royal Oak, now in the tenure or occupation of George Wilmer.

Lot 5. All that Close of excellent PASTURE LAND, situate in the parish of Cosgrove, in the county of Northampton, containing 5a. 2r. 4p. called Windmill Close, now in the tenure or occupation of Matthew Willison.

Lot 6. All that close, piece, or parcel, of MEADOW GROUND, situate in the hamlet of Furtho, in the parish of Cosgrove aforesaid, containing four acres or thereabouts, now also in the tenure or occupation of Matthew Willison.

Lot 7. All that close, piece, parcel of capital PASTURE LAND, adjoining the West Chester Road, in the said hamlet of Furtho, called Cosgrove Close, containing 10a. 2r. 0p. or thereabouts, and now also in the tenure or occupation of Matthew Willison.

Lot 8. All that close, plot, or parcel of PASTURE LAND, situate in the parish of Cosgrove aforesaid, bounded by the collateral cut from the Grand Junction Canal, to Buckingham, containing two acres or thereabouts, now also in the occupation of Matthew Willison.

This lot is most eligibly situated for a Wharf, or Warehouse for carrying on any business connected with the canal.

The above estates are most desirable either for investment or occupation; the poor rates in the hamlet of Furtho are extremely low.

For a view of the Estate apply on the premises, and for further particulars, to Mr. William Green, or Mr. Joseph Clare, both of Stony Stratford, to Mr. Joseph Kinch, of Cosgrove, to Mr. E. A. Worley, Solicitor, Stony Stratford.

To the Debtors and Creditors MATTHEW WILLISON, of OLD STRATFORD, in the parish of Cosgrove, in the county of Northampton, Victualler. W HEREAS the said MATTHEW WILLISON hath by Indentures of Lease and Release and Assignment bearing date the seventh and eight days of June instant, conveyed and assigned all his real and personal Estate and Effects unto William Green,-of Stony Stratford, in the county of Buckingham, Butcher, Joseph Clare, of the same place, Innkeeper, and Joseph Kinch, of Cosgrove aforesaid, Gentleman, in trust for the equal benefit of the Creditors of the said Matthew Willison, who shall execute the said deed of assignment or before the 8th day of August next; Notice is therefore hereby given, that the said deed of assignment is now lying at the office of Mr. Edward Augustine Worley, Solicitor, Stony Stratford, for the signatures of such of the creditors of the said Matthew Willison, who may be willing to accept of a dividend to arise from the sale of his said real and personal Estate and Effects, and who are requested at the same time to deliver in an account of their respective demands; and all persons who stand indebted to the said Matthew Willison are hereby required to pay their respective debts to the said William Green, Joseph Clare, and Joseph Kinch, or the said E. A. Worley, or either of them, without delay, or they will be sued for the same without further notice. By order of the Trustees, E. A. WORLEY, their Solicitor. Stony Stratford, June 12th 1833.


Bucks Herald - Saturday 08 November 1834

COSGROVE,

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE.

14 Prime Dairy Cows, 13 Sturks,

SEVEN USEFUL DRAUGHT HORSES,

FLOCK OF SHEEP

52 ACRES OF CAPITAL GRASS KEEPING,

12 Acres of Turnips

DEAD STOCK,

AND EFFECTS

To be SOLD by Auction by

Wm. DAY

On WEDNESDAY, 12th of NOVEMBER 1834

at Eleven o'Clock

On the Farm late in the occupation of Mr. HARRIS BAKER, (Deceased,) Cosgrove

COMPRISING 13 prime in calf, down-calving, and new-milch cows, one cow and calf. 13 Sturks one bull; 6 useful draught horses and mares, one mare and foal, one grey horse (entire) two years old, 33 tupping ewes, tegs and one tup ; two narrow-wheel waggons (nearly new), one other waggon, capital six-inch and narrow-wheel carts, with copses complete, three sets of hill harness, five sets trace ditto, capital rick cloth, one drag harrow, three pair small harrows, field roll, one plough, three swing and one wheel ditto, 11 cow-cribs, three sheep ditto on wheels, 30-round and other ladders, chaff box, brining tubs and stands dozen hurdles, wheelbarrows, grindstone and posts, drag and other rakes, forks and implements generally. Also 12 acres of capital turnips to be spent on the farm), 4½ acres of grass keeping. Home Close, 21 acres of ditto, Lords Field, and use of shelter hovel, 28 acres of ditto, The Meadow, till Old Lady-day, 1835. Three months credit will be given for the turnips and keeping, approved joint security, and paying a deposit.

Northampton Mercury Saturday 6th December 1834

To the Debtors and Creditors of HARRIS BAKER,late of COSGROVE, in the County of Northampton, Farmer, deceased

 ALL Persons having any Claims or Demands on the Estate of the said HARRIS BAKER, deceased, are requested forthwith to deliver the Particulars thereof  to Thomas Powell, Calverton, the County of Buckingham, Victualler, to William Green, of Stony Stratford, the same County, Butcher, the Executors of the said Deceased.

And all Persons who stand indebted the Estate of the said Harris Baker, deceased, are requested pay their respective debts, either to the said Thomas Powell or William Green one month from the date hereof.

By Order the Executors,

E. A. WORLEY, their Solicitor.

Stony Stratford, 26th Nov. 1834


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 11 July 1835

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION

BY WM. DAY

On Wednesday, 15th July, 1835, at Ten o'clock,

PART of the HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, about Tons of prime Old HAY (in two Lots) Garden Lights, and Effects, on the Premises, The Priory, COSGROVE, Northamptonshire.

Catalogues are prepared, and may be had at the Barley Mow, Cosgrove and of the Auctioneer, Stony Stratford, Bucks.

Northampton Mercury - Saturday 08 August 1835

The Rev. John Graham, M.A. Fellow of Queen's College, Cambridge, has been instituted by the Lord Bishop of Peterborough, to the Rectory of Cosgrove, in this county, vacant by the death of the Rev. Henry Longueville Mansel, on the presentation of Mrs. H. L. Mansel.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 22 August 1835

VALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATES, OF THE LATE MR. RICHARD KITELEE, SITUATE AT CASTLETHORPE & HANSLOPE, the County of Buckingham And COSGROYE, in the County of Northampton. Tithe free, and part land-tax redeemed.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

BY WM. DAY

On Wednesday the day of September next, at the Watts Arms, Hanslope, at Three o'clock in the afternoon (subject to such conditions as will be then and there produced comprising the four following Lots:—

Lot 1. ALL those TWO COTTAGES TENEMENTS, barn, and stable, together with a Close or Pightle adjoining the same, and Three other Closes of Arable and Pasture Land, containing in the whole 22 Acres or thereabouts, situate in the said parishes of Castlethorpe and Hanslope respectively, and adjoining to the public road leading from Castlethorpe to Newport Pagnell.

Lot 2. All those several CLOSES, Pieces, or Parcels of ARABLE and PASTURE LAND, situate in the several parishes of Castlethorpe and Hanslope aforesaid, containing 114 ACRES and Half or thereabouts; and also a MESSUAGE or TENEMENT, capable of being easily converted into a respectable residence, together with a homestead or barn, stable, other buildings, substantially built, and in a complete state of repair.

Lot 3. All those several CLOSES, Pieces, or Parcels of ARABLE or PASTURE LAND or Ground, together with Four Plantations of thriving Fir Trees, situate in the said parish of Hanslope, containing 15 Acres or thereabouts.

Lot 4. A small CLOSE of excellent PASTURE LAND or Ground, situate in the parish of Cosgrove aforesaid, in the occupation of Mrs. Martha Tims, and adjoining the collateral Cut running from the Grand Junction Canal to the town of Buckingham, and the turnpike road leading from Old Stratford to Northampton.

The above Estates, consisting Land of most quality, and being in a high state of cultivation, possession will be given at Michaelmas next, would form a very desirable purchase for investment or occupation.

For further particulars, apply to Mr. Jos. Kitelee, Castlethorpe or to Mr. E. A. Worley, Solicitor, Stony  Stratford ; and for a view of the Estates, to Richd. Soden, Castlethorpe, aforesaid.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 17 October 1835

TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE CONTRACT,

HOUSES and PREMISES, freehold and tithe free, in the parish of COSGROVE, in the county of Northampton, where a full trade in the Hay, Corn, and Coal Businesses is carried on situated by the side of the Grand Junction Canal, the occupation of Mr. JOSEPH KINCH the proprietor, who will show and dispose of the same.

Letters (post paid), will be attended to.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 23 April 1836

LIVE STOCK,

PRIME ASH, ELM, AND POPLAR TIMBER,

FIR TREES, AND POLES.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

BY WM. DAY

On Thursday, the 5th of May, 1836, on the premises, the property of J. C. MANSEL, Esq. COSGROVE, Northamptonshire (who has let his farm);

COMPRISING 70 tegs, 80 ewes and lambs, 10 fat sheep, two fat cows, four heifers, and four prime young cart horses; upwards of 80 lots of capital ash, elm, and poplar timber, fir trees and poles; descriptive catalogues of which will be prepared.

The company is requested to meet at the Barley Mow Inn, Cosgrove, Ten o'clock, and from thence proceed to sale at Eleven, precisely, with the Sheep.

Northampton Mercury - Saturday 20 May 1837

Commitments. To the County Gaol: John & James Gostick, charged with stealing, at Cosgrove, a quantity of potatoes, value 8d. the property of Bleader Howard.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 14 July 1838

TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE CONTRACT,

ALL that Freehold, old-established WHARF, situate at OLD STRATFORD, in the county of Northampton, comprising a very good DWELLING-HOUSE, with a well cultivated garden attached, large wharf-yard on the banks of the canal, two capacious warehouses with granaries over, and very extensive arched vaults underneath, built with brick and paved, with stove lime kilns, stabling for three horses, with lofts over, and paddock containing about an acre, more or less, the whole in the occupation of Mr. Edward Johnson. These premises are well situate, being about one mile from the Grand Junction Canal, on the banks of the branch leading from Cosgrove to Buckingham, and three miles from the Wolverton Station, on the London and Birmingham Railway, close to which the Grand Junction Canal passes, and are within an easy distance of several good market towns, viz. one mile from Stony Stratford, seven from Newport Pagnell, eight from Buckingham, seven from Towcester, and from Northampton. The Property is very desirable to a general merchant, who might, in conjunction with the coal trade, advantageously carry on an extensive Timber and Iron trade. The cellarage would contain a great number barrels, and is well adapted for the business of a wholesale dealer in Beer and Porter. There are no outgoings, the property being Land Tax Redeemed.

For a view of the premises apply to the Tenant; and to treat for the same to Mr. John Garrard, Solicitor, Olney or to Mr. E. A. Worley, Solicitor, Stony Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 11 August 1838

To be sold by Auction

By Mr. WILLIAM DAY

At the Old Black Horse Public House, Old Stratford, in the County of Northampton, on Tuesday the 21st day August, 1838, at Four o'clock in the Afternoon, subject to such conditions as will be then produced

PUBLIC HOUSE, together with a newly-erected DWELLING-HOUSE, and several COTTAGES, in good repair, and well tenanted, Freehold, and situate in OLD STRATFORD, and the Parish of COSGROVE, in the County of Northampton, consisting of

Lot 1. All that valuable Freehold Public House, on the Holyhead Road, Old Stratford, within a short distance of the Station of the London and Birmingham Railway, called "The Old Black Horse,'' now in full trade, with coach-house stabling for eight horses, large yard, containing a pump with excellent water, and every requisite out-building; adjoining, large garden and orchard, well planted with choice fruit trees, the whole now in the occupation of Mr. Jonathan Truss, the proprietor. And also Two Cottages, brick built and tiled, adjoining the above, one of which is occupied therewith, and the other by William Meads.

Lot 2. A newly-erected and substantially-built Dwelling House, fronting the high road, at Old Stratford, with garden and out buildings thereto belonging, in the occupation of Bennett. And all that Cottage and Garden adjoining, now occupied by Benjamin Smith.

Lot 3. All those Four Messuages, Cottages, or Tenements, with gardens behind the same, and stable each end, the Cottages being now in the several occupations of Thomas Marsh, Henrietta Hartley, Thomas Smith, labourer; and Thomas Smith, shoemaker; and the stables in the occupation of Mr. Chaplin. For a view of the premises, apply to the tenants; and for further particulars, to Mr. E. A. Worley Solicitor, or the Auctioneer, Stony Stratford, Bucks.


Northampton Mercury  - Saturday 09 October 1841

COSGROVE, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE.

VALUABLE FREEHOLD & TITHE-FREE FARM,

In the Parish of COSGROVE, called

HISWORTH FARM, comprising about ONE HUNDRED & EIGHTY-FIVE ACRES of Arable, Meadow, and Pasture LAND, within a ring fence, and sub-divided into convenient inclosures by good live fences, and surrounding a FARM HOUSE replete with every convenience, commodious farm yard, superior farm buildings, garden and orchard well stocked with fruit trees of useful descriptions, delightfully situated within easy distances of the Market Towns of Stony Stratford, Towcester, Buckingham, Newport Pagnell, and Northampton, and within very short distance of the London and Birmingham Railway, and intersected by the Grand Junction Canal, forming a very desirable property for occupation or investment, and Which will SOLD by AUCTION, by Mr. JOHN DURHAM, At the Cock Hotel, Stony Stratford, on Thursday, the 4th Day of November, next, at 4 o'Clock in the Afternoon, (unless an acceptable offer by Private Contract should be made), subject to such Conditions as will be then produced.
The Property Let to a respectable Tenant rent of £270. and may be viewed on application.
Particulars may be had at the George Hotel, Northampton; Pomfret Arms, Towcester; White Hart, Buckingham; Swan, Newport Pagnell; Messrs. Markham, Solicitors, Northampton; and of Mr. John Durham, Land Agent, Stony Stratford, whose Office Plan the Estate may be seen.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 15 January 1842

HISWORTH FARM, COSGROVE.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By Mr. JOHN DURHAM,

On Monday the 24th day of January, 1842,

UPWARDS of ONE HUNDRED LOTS very superior ASH and ELM TOPS, many containing several feet of timber, the trees never having been lopped. The Grand Junction Canal passing through the estate affords great facility in carriage.

Three months' credit will be given on approved joint security.

The property may be viewed by applying to Mr. East, the proprietor, and the company is requested to meet the Auctioneer at Castlethorpe Wharf at 10 o'clock, and proceed to sale.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 01 April 1843

SALE OF SHEEP

COSGROVE HALL, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NEAR STONY STRATFORD.

TO SOLD BY A U C T I O N,

By Mr. JOHN DURHAM,

On Tuesday the 4th day of April, 1843, on the premises of the late John C. Mansel, Esq. at Cosgrove Hall, the following lots, viz., Lot            1.         SIX Southdown ewes and two tegs, one barren ewe, and one Leicester teg.

            2.         Ten in-lamb Leicester ewes.

            3.         Ditto.

            4.         Ditto.

            5.         Five ditto.

            6.         Ten Leicester tegs

            7.         Ten Leicester theaves

            8.         Five tegs and four theaves.

            9.         Five fat ewes.

            10.        Ten shearhogs.

            11.        Six ditto.

            12.        Six sheep.

The sheep will be penned by Eleven o'clock in the forenoon, may be viewed, and the sale will commence at 12.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 01 April 1843

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By Mr. JOHN DURHAM,

On Thursday, the 6th day of April, 1843, on the Premises called Hisworth farm, the parish of COSGROVE, Northamptonshire.

THE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, dead farming stock, dairy and brewing utensils, goods, chattels and effects, of Mr. East, who has left the farm.

The Sale will commence Ten o'clock precisely.
Catalogues may be had at the Inns the neighbourhood, and at the Office of Mr. Durham, Land Surveyor, &c, Stony Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 20 January 1844

EXTENSIVE & IMPORTANT SALE OF

ASH ELM, BEECH, LARCH, FIR CHESTNUT

TIMBER. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By Mr. JOHN DURHAM,

On Thursday, January 25, 1844, following day (if necessary) on the Estate of John Christopher Mansell, Esq., at COSGROVE, in the county of Northampton.

About 500 ASH ELM, BEECH. LARCH. CHESTNUT SPRUCE, and SCOTCH FIRS. LIME and SYCAMORE TREES, most of which are of the finest quality and of large dimensions.

Upwards of 300 of the trees are felled and lie in the Spinies adjacent to Cosgrove Hall; the remainder are dispersed about the Estate, and will be sold standing; they are all numbered. The lots may be viewed one week previous to the sale on application at the Porter's Lodge.

The attention of Railway Contractors, Timber Merchants, Wheelwrights, Carpenters and others, particularly called to this sale, in consequence of the Grand Junction Canal passing through the centre of the estate, with the additional advantage of its being situate within a very short distance of the Railway Station Wolverton, and having excellent roads in every direction.

The whole will be sold for ready money.

Catalogues may be had on the Premises; at the Inns in the neighbourhood; and of Mr. Durham, Land and Timber surveyor, &c, Stony Stratford.  The company is requested to meet the Auctioneer at the Barley Mow, Cosgrove Village, at Ten o'clock, when he will proceed to sale.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 23 May 1846

RICH FREEHOLD PASTURE LAND,
AT COSGROVE, Northamptonshire.

TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE CONTRACT,

A CLOSE of fine PASTURE LAND, situate at 01.0 Stratford, in the parish of Cosgrove, containing about five acres, in the occupation of Mrs. Mary Hillyer, adjoining the Northampton Turnpike Road, and extending to a branch of the xxxxxx..

 For further particulars and to treat for the 10 Messrs. Worley and Kipling, Solicitors, Stony Stratford. 18th May, 1846


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 28 November 1846

COSGROVE ESTATE near Stony Stratford.

Mr. JOHN DURHAM,

Begs to inform Gentlemen engaged in the Timber Trade, and others, that he will OFFER for SALE by Public AUCTION, On Wednesday the 2nd day of December, 1846, at the Barley Mow, in Cosgrove,

FROM ONE to TWO HUNDRED ASH and ELM TREES of fine quality and large dimensions, with a few CHESTNUT and POPLAR TREES, with their Lops and Tops, standing blazed and numbered on the Estate of John Christopher Mansel, Esq.

May be viewed after Wednesday next by applying to Pearson, the Keeper, at the Entrance Lodge.

Catalogues will be prepared in due time, to be had at the Inns in the neighbourhood ; at the Place of Sale; and at the office of Mr. Durham, Stony Stratford.

Sale will commence at Ten o'clock.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 27 May 1848

LIVE AND DEAD FARMING STOCK, AND GRASS
KEEPING

COSGROVE.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

Mr. DURHAM,

On Wednesday the 31st day of May, 1848, on the premises of Mr. East, Hisworth Farm, in the parish of Cosgrove, Northamptonshire, who is leaving the same;

COMPRISING five heifers, three sturks, one yearling; bull, three narrow wheel waggons, three broad-wheel carts, one narrow-wheel ditto (new), one iron plough, two Ransome's ditto, two scufflers, set iron harrows, one drag harrow, two pair small harrows, iron roll (nearly new), rick cloth with poles and ropes complete (new), winnowing machine by Pinney, ten-quarter corn bin, cow cribs, sheep cribs and troughs, dozen hurdles and stakes, barn tackle, &c, &c.

About 80 Acres of Grass Keeping and Six Acres Clover, the whole of which is well watered, and for which three months' credit will be given on approved security and deposit of per cent, being paid. Catalogues may had two days previous to the sale, on the Premises, and of Mr. Durham, Auctioneer, &c, Stony Stratford.

The Sale will commence at Eleven o'clock.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 22 July 1848

COSGROVE, Northamptonshire.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By Mr. DURHAM,

On Wednesday the 26th day of July, 1848, on the premises of Mr. East, Hisworth Farm, who is leaving

COMPRISING about Acres of Wheat, 10 Acres of Barley, Nine Acres of Peas and Beans, Four Acres of Oats, and Six Acres of Vetches, in lots. The Straw must be consumed on the premises, and yards will be provided for that purpose up to the 25th March, 1849.

The Company requested to meet the Auctioneer at the Farm House at One o'clock, as the Sale will commence at Two o'clock precisely.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 13 October 1849

RECTORY FARM, COSGROVE, Northamptonshire.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By Mr. DURHAM,

Monday the 15th day of October 1849, on the premises, near
to the Northampton and Old Stratford Turnpike Road,

PART of the LIVE and DEAD FARMING STOCK of Mrs. Mansell, who is relinquishing the farming business; comprising half-bred ewes and shearhogs, tup, two sows, with eleven pigs each; store pigs. Berkshire boar, five useful cart horses, &c. about 14 tons of old Clover Hay, to go off; ploughs, harrows, drill, cart, harness, thrashing machine, drag rakes, iron hog troughs, iron horse trough, wheelbarrows, ladders, &c.

The Sale will commence at One o'clock for Two precisely.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 02 November 1850

To Brewers, Maltsters and Others

DESIRABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTY AT COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By Mr. JONAS PAXTON,

At the Cock Inn, Stony Stratford, on Friday, November 15th,
1850, Two o'clock,

CONSISTING of a blue-slated brick and stone-built DWELLING HOUSE, containing a good parlour, sitting room, kitchen, four comfortable bed-rooms, cellar, and larder also a detached blue-slated and stone-built brewhouse, with convenient malt, and meal rooms, large cellarage, and suitable outbuildings, including a good eight-stall stable, hay sheds, hovels, &c. Belonging are a small garden and commodious yard.

The whole occupied by Mr. Daniel Warren, whose tenancy expires at Christmas next. The purchase will also include a COTTAGE adjoining, occupied by Mrs. Stevens.

A lucrative Brewing trade has long been carried on upon the premises. The aggregate annual rental is £13. 3s. and the only out-going a land-tax of 3s. 4d annually.

To view, apply to the tenants; and for further particulars, Messrs. Hearn and Nelson, Solicitors, Buckingham, or to the Auctioneer.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 22 November 1851

ELM AND TIM BER

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By Mr. DURHAM,

Friday the 28th November 1851, at the Barley Mow Inn, in COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford,

ABOUT 200 capital ELM and ASH TREES, now standing on the Estate of John C. Mansel, Esq.

Catalogues will be prepared in due time, and may had at the Place of Sale, or at the Office of Mr. Durham. Stony Stratford


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 25 December 1852

COSGROVE, Northamptonshire.

ELM, ASH, BEECH, AND LIME TIMBER AND SAPLINGS.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By Mr. DURHAM,

At the Barley Mow in Cosgrove, on Wednesday, the 29th December, 1852, at Two o'clock in the afternoon,

ABOUT 200 TREES, of the above description; several Lots of ASH TIMBER, felled last year; about 30 Lots of excellent FAGOTS and a quantity of HARD WOOD.

Catalogues may be had one week before the Sale, on application at the office of Mr. Durham, Stony Stratford, or at the place of Sale.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 02 April 1853

COSGROVE, Northamptonshire.

FREEHOLD COTTAGES,
GARDENS, &c.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,
By Mr. DURHAM,

On Thursday the 7th day of April, 1853, at the Barley Mow Inn, in Cosgrove, at Five o'clock in the afternoon (subject to conditions to be then and there produced) the following lots :

Lot 1: THOSE THREE stone-built and slated TENEMENTS, situate in the village of Cosgrove, now in the occupation of George Tucker and Thomas Wright, respectively, with a barn or outhouse and garden to each, and yielding together a rent of £10. 4s. per annum.

Lot 2. Those THREE stone-built and slated TENEMENTS, adjoining Lot 1, in the several occupations of widow Line, John Bignell, and William Rands, with barn or outbuilding and garden each, and let at a rental produced £13. 4s. per annum.

The whole is in good repair. The tenants are very respectable, and the rents are all paid up.

For further particulars, apply to John Parrott, Esq., Solicitor, or to Mr. Durham, Laud Agent, &c, both of Stony Stratford and to Brewer, &c, Cosgrove.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 11 March 1854

BARLEY MOW INN, COSGROVE, Northamptonshire.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By Mr. DURHAM,

On Thursday the 23rd day of March, 1854, on the premises, by direction of Mr. Watts, who is retiring from business,

THE whole of the HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE and Effects, except Stock-in-Trade.

The Sale will commence at Eleven o'clock, and catalogues may be had on the premises, or at the office of Mr. Durham, Stony Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 16 September 1854

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
VALUABLE FREEHOLD AND TITHE-FREE ESTATE.
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By Mr. JOHN DURHAM,

At the Cock Hotel, Stony Stratford, in the county of Buckingham, on Friday, the 6th day of October, 1854, Four o'clock in the afternoon (subject to conditions which will be then produced.)

A Very desirable Freehold and Tithe-free ESTATE, situate at PUXLEY, in the parishes of PASSENHAM & COSGROVE, the county of Northampton, consisting of a FARM HOUSE, Buildings, and Garden, with Barn, Stable, Hovels, and Farmyard, near adjoining, and SEVEN several old INCLOSURES of Arable and Pasture LAND, lying in a ring fence, and containing together admeasurement 61a. Ir. 25p. , (be the same more or less); together with such Allotments and advantages as may be allotted or set out the Commissioners under the act for the enclosure of Whittlebury Forest, in respect of the common rights appendant to the said estate, in and over the said Forest.

The Estate has been for many years in the occupation of Mr. Richard Scrivener (the late owner thereof,) and is situated within two miles of Lord Southampton's Kennels. There is a considerable quantity of fine thriving Timber, growing on different parts of the Estate, which is well watered.

For further particulars, apply to Mr. Claridge, Potterspury, or to Mr. Congreve, Solicitor, Stony Stratford



Northampton Mercury - Saturday 08 December 1855

COSGROVE, Northamptonshire

138 ASH and ELM TIMBER TREES and 12 WILLOWS, now standing blazed and numbered, on the farm in the occupation of Mr. WARREN,

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By Mr. DURHAM.

At the BARLEY MOW INN, in COSGROVE, on WEDNESDAY

the 12th DECEMBER, 1855, Two o'clock, in 11 Lots.

Catalogues may be had, and to view, apply Mr. Scrivener, or Mr. Warren, Cosgrove; place of Sale, or the Auctioneer. Stony Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 13 March 1858

COSGROVE near Stony Stratford

NOTICE OF SALE of Valuable Live and Dead FARMING STOCK of Mr. JABEZ SCRIVENER, who is leaving. To be held on TUESDAY, 30TH of MARCH, 1858.

GEO. BENNETT, AUCTIONEER.

Further particulars next week.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 18 May 1861

COMPACT FREEHOLD - HOUSE AND LAND,
COSGROVE, Northamptonshire.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By Mr. DURHAM,

On Friday, the 7th day of June, 1861, at the Cock Hotel, Stony Stratford, Bucks, at Five o'clock in the Afternoon (subject to conditions to be then produced),

FREEHOLD stone built and slated DWELLING HOUSE, comprising entrance hall, two parlours, kitchen dairy, cellar, and five good sleeping rooms, with gardens, farm yard and convenient buildings, together with 20 ACRES (more or less) of very superior PASTURE LAND in three Closes, situate at Cosgrove Green, and now in the occupation of Mr. Joseph Forster; also, SIX COTTAGES, with large garden well planted with fruit trees adjoining the same.

There is a Land Tax of £3 1s. per annum. The property will be sold subject to the existing rights of way over it to other properties. Particulars may be had at the Inns in the neighbourhood, or the office of John Jeffery, Esq., Solicitor, Northampton, of Mr. Durham, Land Agent, &c, Stony Stratford, Bucks, or at the office of Flint, Whichello and Durham, Leighton Buzzard, Beds.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 07 March 1863

COSGROVE PRIORY, near Stony Stratford, Bucks.

Mr. DURHAM

Has been honoured with instructions from Francis Thursby, Esq. (who is leaving),

TO SELL BY AUCTION,

On Thursday, the 19th day of March, 1863, and the following days, if necessary, on the Premises, a great portion of the Modern and Genteel HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, FARMING STOCK,

COMPRISING Pure-bred Alderney and Short-horn Cows and Calves, Pigs, Implements, Hay, &c., &c., Seven first rate Hunters, regularly hunted with several packs of hounds; capital Pony, Carriages, Harness, Double and Single Barrel Guns, &c., &c., a great number of Greenhouse Plants, a quantity of well-seasoned Elm Boarding, Two Splendid Monkeys, " Isaac and Rachel."

All of which will be shown forth in Catalogues, to be had at the Inns in the Neighbourhood, and at the Office of Mr. Durham, seven days prior to the Sale.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 25 November 1865

COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford.

200 Fat and Store SHEEP, 40 Head of prime CATTLE, Six useful CART HORSES, Two Ricks of capital NEW HAY, to go off; Narrow-wheel WAGGON, MARKET CART, &c,

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

DUDLEY & SON,

Early DECEMBER, at COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford, being the surplus Stock of Mr. J. SCRIVENER. Cosgrove is two miles from Stony Stratford and Wolverton Station.

Two months' credit will be given for the Hay on the usual conditions.

Luncheon will be on the Table at Eleven o'clock, and the Sale will commence at Twelve.

Catalogues may be had at the Inns in the neighbourhood and of Messrs. Dudley & Son, Auctioneers and Land Agents' Winslow.


Croydon’s Weekly Standard 2nd December 1865

SALES BY AUCTION

COSGROVE

Near Stony Stratford

200 FAT AND STORE SHEEP,

40 HEAD OF PRIME CATTLE

SIX USEFUL CART HORSES,

TWO RICKS OF CAPITAL NEW HAY
(to go off),
Narrow-wheel Waggon, Market Cart, &c.
To be sold by Auction,
BY DUDLEY AND SON,
On WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1865,
At Cosgrove, Near Stony Stratford, being the surplus
stock of Mr. J. Scrivener.

Cosgrove is two miles from Stony Stratford and Wolverton Station.

Two months’ credit will be given for the Hay on the usual conditions.
Luncheon will be on the table at Eleven o’clock, and the sale will commence at Twelve.

Catalogues may be had at the Inns in the neighbourhood and of Messrs. Dudley and Sons, Auctioneers and Land Agents, Winslow.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 27 January 1866

COSGROVE, Northamptonshire

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By Messrs. DUDLEY & SON,

On Friday, the 23rd day of February, 1866, at the Cock Hotel, Stony Stratford, at Six o'clock in the evening, subject to conditions then to be produced,

ALL that exceedingly Valuable Freehold and Tithe-free Estate, situate at Cosgrove, consisting of an excellent FARM HOUSE, nearly new, Stone and Slated, Stabling for six or eight horses, capital Farm Buildings, and several Closes of Pasture and Meadow Land, containing together 64a. 3r. 28p., or thereabouts, and now in the occupation of the owner, Mr. JABEZ SCRIVENER.

The Land, on which is some thriving young Timber, is rich feeding Land of the finest description. The House could, with very little alteration, be made into capital Hunting Box, and the Farm Buildings, being extensive, could be converted into stabling for almost any number of horses.

The Rivers Tove and Ouze, in which the owner has the right of fishing, bound the property on the East and South. The Grand Junction Canal Company's Broad Water bounds the property on the West and on the North is the Main road through Cosgrove.

The Estate is situate within two miles of the market town of Stony Stratford; two miles from the Wolverton station on the main line of the London and North-Western Railway, within 100 yards of the Grand Junction Company’s Wharf; within three miles of the kennels of the Duke of Grafton's Hounds, and within five miles of kennels of the Hounds of Selby Lowndes Esq

Arrangements can be made for immediate possession.

For view, apply to Mr Jabez Scrivener, the owner; and for further particulars to Mr Richard Howes, solicitor, Northampton and Towcester.

PS Part of the purchase money can remain on the property, if desired, at four per cent.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 11 April 1868

COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford.

55 ACRES of luxuriant GRASS for Mowing (the Hay to go off), and the GRASS KEEPING up to the 31st of December, 1868,

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By GEO. BENNETT,

On MONDAY, April 20,1868, direction of Mr. L. Osborn.

Credit given on the usual terms.

The Mowings are well known to produce heavy crops, and the Grazings are of first-rate quality. The company is requested to meet the Auctioneer, at the

Plough Inn, at Three o'clock in the Afternoon.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 30 May 1868

COSGROVE, Northamptonshire.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By DURHAM & SON,

At the "BARLEY MOW" INN, COSGROVE, on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10TH, at Five o'Clock in the Afternoon, subject to Conditions to be then produced, by order of the Mortgagee under a Power of Sale,

A VALUABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTY,

IN TWO LOTS, VIZ.

Lot 1. A Newly-erected MESSUAGE, let in Tenements, adjoining Cosgrove Green, with good Garden and Appurtenance thereto belonging, and a COTTAGE at the back of the said Messuage. The premises are in the occupation of Mrs. Baldwin and others.

Lot 2. All those TWO Brick-built and Slated COTTAGES or Tenements, adjoining Lot 1 and the Village School, with Gardens and Appurtenances thereto belonging, in the occupation of Edward Coleman and Thomas Coles.

For further particulars, apply to Mr. Parrott, Solicitor, Stony Stratford, or to the Auctioneers, Old Stratford and Stony Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 11 July 1868

COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford.

LUXURIANT GROWING CROPS OF CORN,

CONSISTING of 43 Acres of Wheat, 24 Acres of Barley, 4 Acres of Oats, 14 Acres of Spring Beans, 9 Acres of Winter Beans, 4 Acres Peas, and 4 Acres Beans and Peas,

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By GEO. BENNETT,

On Tuesday, July 21st, 1868, on the Farm in the occupation of Mr. Joseph Foster, at Cosgrove, and which he is leaving at Michaelmas next.

The company is requested to meet the Auctioneer at Lot 1 Top Woollens—near the Yardley Road, at Three o'clock.

Credit on the usual conditions.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 12 September 1868

COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford.

GEO. BENNETT is instructed

TO SELL BY AUCTION,

At the RECTORY FARM, COSGROVE, on THURSDAY the

24th SEPTEMBER, 1868,

The LIVE and DEAD FARMING STOCK

The property of Mr. JOSEPH FOSTER, who is relinquishing this occupation,

COMPRISING 13 fresh home-bred bullocks,51 ewe and wether tegs, 78 store ewes, one ram, 12 fat shearhogs, five capital working cart horses, harness horse; an excellent assortment of FARMING IMPLEMENTS, many are nearly new, and consist of a mowing machine (by Samuel & son), iron ploughs, harrows, and horse rake (by Howard), good iron-armed broad and narrow-wheel waggons and carts, drills, rolls, mill, root pulper, winnowing machine, &c. Poultry. Also, the Bite of 31 Acres of GRASS KEEPING up to the 10th October next.

The company is requested to meet the Auctioneer at the Farm Buildings at Eleven o'clock.

Catalogues are now in circulation


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 11 September 1869

COSGROVE RECTORY, near Stony Stratford.

Messrs. DURHAM and SON have received instruction

TO SELL BY AUCTION

On Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1869, at Ten o'clock, a.m.,

THE LIVE and DEAD FARMING STOCK

and a part of the

HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE,
Belonging to the Rev. J. GRAHAM, deceased.

The Sale will comprise, amongst other things, two in-calf cows, one sturk, one heifer, about 20 fowls, rick of new hay about 14 tons; stump of old hay, about four tons; rick-cloth and poles, narrow-wheel cart, cow cribs, pig troughs, ladder, wheelbarrows, elm and other boarding, garden rolls, lawn mower, garden engine, cucumber frames and lights, carpenter's bench, capital lathe, garden chairs, lead cisterns, open carriage, for single or pair of horses; &c, &c. Also the dairy, laundry, scullery, and brewing utensils; with a part of the drawing-room, dining-room, and bed-room furniture, china, glass, dinner and breakfast services, together with about 500 volumes of books.

Catalogues are in course of preparation, and may be obtained from the Auctioneers; at the Inns in the neighbourhood; and at the place of Sale.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 20 November 1869

COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford.

ALL the HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, BAKING UTENSILS, useful HORSE, SPRING CART and HARNESS, Two-knife CHAFF MACHINE, WEIGHING MACHINE and WEIGHTS, and other EFFECTS

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, By BEESLEY and SONS,

ON THURSDAY NEXT, NOVEMBER 25TH, 1869, by order of

the Assignees of Mr. THOMAS CANE.

See Handbills.—Sale at Twelve o'clock.

THE HOUSE and BUSINESS TO BE LET and entered upon immediately.—Apply to Mrs. Foster, on the Premises; or to Mr. Thomas Higgins, Hanslope.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 09 April 1870

RECTORY FARM, COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford

DURHAM and SON

Are instructed TO SELL BY AUCTION

On WEDNESDAY, APRIL THE 20TH, 1870,

ABOUT 240 ASH and ELM TIMBER TREES, with part of the Lop and Top, now lying felled on the Farm. The Timber is of large dimensions and excellent quality.

The company is requested to meet the Auctioneers at the Barley Mow Inn, Cosgrove, at Ten o'clock, business to commence at 10.30 punctually.

A dinner will be provided after the Sale for purchasers to the amount of £10 and upwards.

All transactions will be for Cash.

Catalogues are in course of preparation, and may be had at the Inns in the Neighbourhood, and of the Auctioneers, High Street, Stony Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 30 April 1870

COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford.

55 ACRES of GRASS for MOWING (the Hay to go off), and GRASS KEEPING, on fine old Pasture and rich Meadow Land,

BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By GEO. BENNETT,

On Monday, May the 2nd, 1870, direction of Mr. L. Osborn, in the following Lots:—

Lot
A.
R.
P.
1. Home Close, to be mown, and the hay to go off    
8
1
0
2. New Piece, ditto   ditto 
17
1
0
3. The Whales, ditto ditto
6
3
4
4.   Trunk Meadow, to be grazed up to 31st Dec, 1870
6
1
23
5.   Ford Meadow, ditto ditto
9
0
0
6. New Meadow, ditto  ditto
6
2
0
The Lattermath Keeping as under, up to the 31st Dec, 1870.
7. Home Close  
8
1
8.  New Piece
17
1
9. The Whales
6
3

Credit on the usual terms. The Company is requested to meet the Auctioneer at The Plough Inn, Cosgrove, at Three o'clock in the afternoon, and proceed to Sale.

These fields are well Fenced and Watered, and are known to produce great Crops of Grass.

N.B.—The comfortable and convenient RESIDENCE, with Garden, Stable, and Coach-house, detached and pleasantly situate in the fields, near Cosgrove Village, TO LET with immediate possession.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 27 August 1870

COSGROVE PRIORY, near Stony Stratford.

DURHAM and SON

Have been honoured with instructions from C. G. Boulton, Esq., who is leaving Cosgrove,

TO SELL BY AUCTION,

On THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH, 1870,

A PART OF THE FARMING STOCK
AND HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE.

THE former comprises a half Alderney cow, barren ditto, two sturks, one steer, in-pig sow, nine store pigs, three prime fat ditto, and a quantity of poultry; also iron pigtroughs, hay rakes and drags, sheep trough, sheep hurdles, cow troughs and ties, turnip cutter, cow crib, 18-round ladder, five hen coops, two wheelbarrows, tubs, two 300-gallon galvanized iron TANKS, nearly new; carpenter's bench, two apiaries, each containing three of Neighbour's hives, two large cucumber-frames and lights, three hand-glasses, a quantity of hard wood and faggots, several thousand flower pots, dozen kale pots, &c, &c.; also, about 10 tons of prime old HAY.

The FURNITURE comprises handsome mahogany sideboard, dining-room, easy, hall, bedchamber, and American chairs; mahogany occasional and other tables, several pier glasses, pair of cabinets, Canterbury, mahogany bookstands and shelves, bureau, with side wings and sandal-wood fittings : hall bench, cupboards, cases of birds and insects, bedsteads, washing stands, toilette tables, fenders and fire irons, small mahogany wardrobe, carpeting, cocoa matting, about 250 volumes of well-bound books, a photographic portrait camera, by Ross, with all the appliances for photography; and many other articles.

Sale to Commence punctually at Ten o'clock. Catalogues are being printed, and may be had of the Auctioneers, Stony Stratford, and at the principal Inns in the neighbourhood. Persons applying for Catalogues by post, must send a stamp for postage.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 07 March 1874

RECTORY FARM, COSGROVE, Stony Stratford.

TO WHEELWRIGHTS AND TIMBER MERCHANTS.

ABOUT SIXTY ASH TREES, and a few ELM, now lying Felled and Numbered on the above Farm

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By DURHAM, SON, & THURGOOD,

ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11TH, 1874, at

the BARLEY MOW INN, COSGROVE, at Five o'clock, p.m.

Credit will be given.

CATALOGUE:

Lying in Cuttles. Lot.

1. Five Ash Trees

2. One Fine Elm

3. Four Elm and Two Ash

4. Five Ash

5. Three ditto

6. Ditto

7. Three Ash

Lying Stutch Furlong.

8. Five Ash By Farm Buildings.

9. Three ditto

10. Three Ash

11. Ditto

12. Ditto

13. Ditto

14. Ditto

15. Ditto

16. Four ditto

17. Four Pollard ditto

18. Five Elm

The Timber is well worth the attention of Wheelwrights, and lies close to the Road.-


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 23 January 1875

TO WHARFINGERS. BREWERS, COAL, CORN,
AND HAY MERCHANTS, AND OTHERS.

Valuable Freehold COAL WHARF, BREWERY,
MALTING, CORN STORE, with suitable DWELLING-
HOUSES, COTTAGES, YARD, BUILDINGS,
And PREMISES, on the Grand Junction Canal

At COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford, and within a short distance of Wolverton Station, London and North-Western Railway main line.

GEO. BENNETT

Is favoured with instructions

TO SELL BY AUCTION,

At the Cock Hotel, Stony Stratford, Bucks, on Thursday, February 11th, 1875 at Three o'clock in the Afternoon, in one Lot, and subject to such conditions as will be then read,

THAT valuable and convenient PROPERTY, known as COSGROVE WHARF and BREWERY, admirably situate on the Grand Junction Canal, at Cosgrove, and having a spacious yard, surrounded by substantial brick and stone-built and slated Premises, viz., a comfortable Residence, having three sitting-rooms, office, four bed-rooms, kitchen, and detached wash-house; one other Dwelling-house, and two Cottages, twelve-quarter Malt House, with large Store Rooms over same; Weigh Bridge and Office, Stables, Cart Sheds, covered landing from Canal, with two ton swing lifting crane fixed; excellently arranged Brewery, in which are fixed a Horizontal Steam Engine, with Gearing to Pumps, and other Machinery; ten-quarter mash vat, coppers, coolers, squares, refrigerator, &c.

There are three large Store Cellars, and other Sheds and Buildings, and adjoining the yard is a nice Garden, the whole forming a most compact property, where for many years past the late Mr. Daniel Warren has carried on an extensive business as Brewer, Coal, Corn, and Hay Merchant.

The portion of the Brewery Plant, Steam Engine. &c, which are fixed to the Freehold, will be included in the Sale, and the purchaser will be required to take at valuation in the usual way, the stock of Ales, Beer, Malt, Hops, Coal, and other Stock-in-Trade, and Store Casks, Trade Casks, and other Articles in the Brewery; also, some Coal Weighing Machines, &c, list of which will be produced at the time of Sale.

Land Tax, 6s. 3d.; Quit Rent on inclosure from road, 1s.

For further particulars, apply to John Parrott, Esq., or W. Rose, Esq., Solicitors, Stony Stratford, or the Auctioneer, Buckingham. To view, apply to Mr. John Warren, on the premises.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 10 April 1875

COSGROVE WHARF, near Stony Stratford.

FIVE capital working CART HORSES, a promising well-bred NAG FILLY, three years old ; good FARMING IMPLEMENTS, comprising waggons, cart, and reaping machines, winnowing machine, chaff cutter, iron ploughs and harrows, hay making machine (double action, by Smith and Ashby), iron roll, horse rake, steer drill, with turnip box, long and short ladders, rick and waggon cloths, strong coal cart, grist cart, on springs ; good thiller and trace HARNESS, SPRING CART, WEIGHING MACHINE, large ALE CASKS. TRADE CASKS. BARREL TRUCKS, &c. : several lots of seasoned PLANKS and BOARDS, some HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, and variety of Effects.

Also 15 acres of GRASS KEEPING, on Passenham Farm, near old Stratford, to the 29th September, 1875

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

GEO. BENNETT,

On Monday, April 19, 1875, on the Premises, at Cosgrove, by direction of the Executors of the late Mr. Daniel Warren, deceased.

Catalogues will be circulation, and may be had at the Place of Sale; and at the Offices of the Auctioneer, Buckingham and Stony Stratford. Business at 10.30 o'clock.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 01 May 1875

RECTORY FARM, COSGROVE

20 Head of COW STOCK, 70 SHEEP and LAMBS,
And 50 ACRES of Excellent GRASS KEEPING.

J. G. ODELL

Has received instructions from Mr. R. SLADE, of Hanslope Fields (who is leaving his Cosgrove Farm),

TO SELL BY AUCTION,
On the Premises, at Cosgrove, on Thursday next, May 6th, 1875,

20 STEERS and HEIFERS, 50 EWES and LAMBS, 20 Long-woolled TEGS; also, 50 ACRES of excellent GRASS KEEPING, to 28th September next, viz. :—

Lot 1     Meadow 28A 2R 0P

Lot 2.    Ditto 4A 0R 0P

Lot 3.    Sandy Lands 9A 0R 0P

Lot 4.    Washing Troughs 9A 0R 0P

The above Keeping is well watered and fenced. Sale to commence punctually at Two o'clock


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 07 August 1875

RECTORY FARM. COSGROVE near Stony Stratford.

ACRES OF LUXURIANT GROWING CROPS WHEAT, BARLEY, AND BEANS.

J. G. ODELL

Has received instructions from Mr. Richard Slade, of Hanslope Fields (who leaving his Cosgrove Farm),

TO SELL BY AUCTION,

On Friday next, August 13th, 1875,

33 ACRES of WHEAT

44 Ditto BARLEY

18½ Ditto BEANS.

Conditions at time of Sale. The company will please to meet the Auctioneer on the Premises, the Rectory Farm, Cosgrove, at Two o'clock, to proceed to Sale.

Catalogues will be ready due time, and may be had the Place of Sale, or of the Auctioneer, 3, Elysium-terrace, Northampton.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 21 April 1877

ISWORTH FARM, near Cosgrove.

THE very useful DAIRY COWS, Home-bred HEIFERS, STEERS, Young BULL, EWES and LAMBS, Strong TEGS, Ten CART HORSES ; all the excellent FARMING IMPLEMENTS, and Acres GRASS KEEPING, to Michaelmas next,

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By Messrs. HARRISON & SON,

 On Tuesday, 1st May, 1877, by Order of the Administratrix of Mr. Edward Gates, deceased.

Sale to commence at Twelve o'clock.

 Catalogues at the principal Inns in Stony Stratford, or at the Auctioneer's Offices, Buckingham.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 21 July 1877

COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford.

80 ACRES of capital GROWING CROPS of CORN, COMPRISING 30 Acres of WHEAT, 9 Acres of BARLEY, 6 Acres of OATS, 16 Acres of BEANS and PEAS, and 16 Acres of CLOVER ; also a Rick of well-secured CLOVER HAY, about Tons, to go off;

TO BE SOLD B Y AUCTION,

By Mr. GEO. WIGLEY,

On Thursday, August 2nd, 1877, on the Farm, at Cosgrove, by direction of Mr. WILLIAM GATES, who is leaving the farm at Michaelmas. Two months' credit will be given on the usual conditions.

The company will oblige by meeting the Auctioneer at the Farm Buildings, at Four o'clock in the Afternoon, and proceed to Sale.

Catalogues may be had at the "Cock" and "Bull" Hotels, Stony Stratford; and at the Offices of the Auctioneer, Winslow.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 20 October 1877

COSGROVE COTTAGE, near Stony Stratford.

THE CONTENTS of this HOUSE comprising the FURNITURE of entrance hall, dining-room, drawing-room, study, butler's pantry, two kitchens, larder, pantry, out offices, two staircases, six bed and dressing rooms, store and box rooms, three servants' rooms, about 1,000 volumes of BOOKS, china, &c., belonging to the late Mrs. H. L. Mansel,

WILL BE SOLD BY AUCTION

By DURHAM, SON, and THURGOOD

On the Premises, on Thursday, October 25, 1877, at Ten o'clock a.m., by order of the Executors.

Catalogues may be had of the Auctioneers, Stony Stratford, and 123, Chancery-lane, London.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 27 September 1879

NORTHAMPTON CATTLE MARKET

W. J. PEIRCE

WILL SELL BY AUCTION

THIS DAY, Saturday, Sept. 27th, 1879, in the above Market, at Twelve o'clock, THE following HORSES,

The property of Mr. L. Osborne, Cosgrove. A Capital Black Cart Mare, eight years old, quiet, and a good worker, and believed to be sound.

Colt Foal, out of above, by Mr. Sander's black Horse, Active.

An excellent Bay Yearling Filly, by Active.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 11 October 1879

FOR SALE a handsome Bay Yearling Cart FILLY, by Mr. Sanders' Black Horse Active, out of a good Mare. Active was highly commended at the Bedford Show.

Also, a useful Black Gelding Carriage HORSE, aged, quiet to ride and drive, and believed to be sound. For price and particulars, apply to Mr. Osborn, Cosgrove, near Stony Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 1 November 1879

The property of MISS MACKINNOW, COSGROVE PRIORY.

Lot 17. Cigarette, Bay mare aged well up to 12 stone; good fencer, well known with the Duke of Grafton’s Hounds, and sold for no fault.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 17 January 1880

FOR SALE, handsome pure-bred down-calving Ayrshire COW, time up, second calf ; bought direct from Fowler's.—For particulars, Mr. Osborn, Cosgrove near Stony Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 05 August 1882

COSGROVE HALL FARM, near Stony Stratford.

40 Acres of capital GROWING CROPS of WHEAT, BARLEY, and BEANS, with the Wheat Straw, to go off; 10 Acres of CLOVER, to go off ; a rick of well-secured CLOVER HAY, about 20 tons, to go off

TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION,

By Mr. GEO. WIGLEY

On Tuesday, August 8th, 1882, by direction of Mr. James Reed, who is giving up the occupation of the Hall Farm at Michaelmas.

The crops are good, and the Wheat Straw and the Clover may be taken off. Two months' credit will be given on the usual conditions.

The company will oblige meeting the Auctioneer at the “Barley Mow” Inn at Four for Five o'clock. Catalogues may be had the offices of the Auctioneer, Winslow, and the Town Hall Offices, Fenny Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 14 October 1882

THE RECTORY FARM, COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford, and about Miles from Castlethorpe Station.

22 HERD OF SHORTHORN DAIRY CATTLE

and young STOCK,

Comprising six dairy cows and heifers, three two-and-

a-half-years-old in-calf heifers, three yearling heifers,

five fresh two-years-old steers and five weaning calves.

Three useful CART HORSES, five well-bred cart and

nag COLTS,

Strong brown PONY, ten half-bred LAMBS, seven in-pig

SOWS, SOW and 12 PIGS, 13 STORES,

80 head of POULTRY,

140 qtrs. of WHEAT, BARLEY, OATS and BEANS,

in sacks.

Two RICKS Capital New HAY (to go off);

The whole of the FARMING IMPLEMENTS and EFFECTS,

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

By GEO. WIGLEY,

On MONDAY, OCTOBER 16TH, 1882, on the premises

at the Rectory Farm, Cosgrove, by direction of Mr.

JOHN CANVIN, who is quitting the occupation.

The cow stock is all well bred and in good condition. The horses and colts are very useful. The hay is secured in good condition.

The Sale will commence at Twelve o'clock.

Catalogues may be had at the Cock and Bull Hotels, Stony Stratford, and the offices of the Auctioneer, Winslow, and Town Hall offices, Fenny Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 25 November 1882

HANSLOPE, Bucks. COSGROVE, Northants.

VERY DESIRABLE INVESTMENTS.
GEO. BENNETT
Is favoured with instructions from the Proprietor,
TO SELL BY AUCTION,

At the "CARRINGTON ARMS" INN, CASTLETHORPE
(close to Castlethorpe Station, on the L. and N.-W.
Railway, Main Line), on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5th,
1882, at Four o'clock the Afternoon, the
undermentioned

VALUABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTIES two lots, and subject to such conditions as will be then read :—

Lot 1.—Consists of all those excellent Business premises, now in the occupation of Mr. George Adams, at the annual rent of £24, whose tenancy expires at Christmas next, and where now and for many years past the business of Baker, &c, is being, and has been, carried on. This convenient property is most advantageously situate the High-street, in the Town of Hanslope. The Dwelling-house (detached) has a double-fronted shop, two sitting-rooms, private entrance from the street, good kitchen, brewhouse, pantry, &c, four bedrooms, and attics. Adjoining the house is a newly-erected Brickbuilt and. Slated Bakehouse, fitted with excellent coal ovens, large Meal-room over, Salt-house, Yard, Garden, and Premises, and admirably adapted for any business requiring space.

Early possession can be had.

The whole of the fixtures belonging to the landlord will be included in the purchase. This property has frontage of about 16 yards, and a depth of about 60 yards.

Hanslope is four miles from Wolverton Station, and less than two miles from Castlethorpe Station.

Lot 2. —Comprises all those seven Brick and Stonebuilt and Slated Cottages, in good repair and order, situate on the Green at Cosgrove, viz.,

two Cottages, having each two living rooms, two bedrooms on the first floor, and a large attic, in the occupation of Mr. Marks and Charles Gascoyne, as weekly tenants, 2s. 9d. per week each.

Cottage rented by the managers of the National Schools of the parish, for the schoolmaster, and now in his occupation, having two sitting-rooms, kitchen, and two bedrooms, at a yearly rent of £7. Partly over one of the sitting-rooms of this Cottage is the Wesleyan Preaching Room, for which rent of £2 per annum is paid.

Small Cottage, in the occupation of Mrs. Stamp, having one living-room and two bedrooms, rent 1s. 6d. per week.

Cottage adjoining, occupied Mrs. Gutteridge, having living-room, scullery, and two bedrooms; rent 2s. per week.

Cottage, having living-room, pantry, two bedrooms the occupation of Mr. Bianchi; rent 2s. 6d. per week.

Cottage, having two living-rooms, pantry, two bedrooms, in the occupation of John Smith ; rent 2s. 6d. per week.

This block of Cottages is admirably arranged, in the bedrooms are grates, cupboards, and other conveniences, outhouses for wood and coal, or for washing purposes, are attached to each Cottage, and the whole are spouted, and large iron tanks fitted to receive and hold a supply of soft water. A small piece of garden is with each Cottage, fenced in by a substantial stone wall (well coped) and iron fencing.

Cosgrove is about one-and-half from Wolverton Station and Works, and about the same distance from Castlethorpe Station.

For further particulars apply to John Worley, Esq., Solicitor, Stony Stratford; or the Auctioneer. Buckingham.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 06 October 1883

lSWORTH FARM, one-and-half miles
from Stony Stratford.

FOUR strong active Cart HORDES. Seven Pure-bred
Jersey COWS and HEIFERS,
Two In-pig SOWS.
320 Quarters of WHEAT, BARLEY, and BEANS,
in Sacks; the whole of
The excellent AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS.

Comprising three narrow-wheel waggons, three carts, Hornsby's self-raking reaper, Hornsby's mower, haymaking machine, by Howard; iron horse rake Roberts : four ploughs, bouting plough, four sets of harrows, cultivators, corn drill, winnowing machine, pulpers, Ransome and Sims' combined patent oat and bean mill, turnip cutters, weighing machine and weights, 10 sets harness, ladders, corn sacks, pig troughs, eight milk leads, dairy vessels, six capital one-hogshead iron-bound ale casks, and numerous effects,

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION

Mr. GEO. WIGLEY

On FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12TH, 1883, on the Premises at

ISWORTH FARM, COSGROVE, by direction of J. C.

Mansel, Esq., who is relinquishing his occupation

of the Farm.

The Sale will commence Twelve o'clock.

Catalogues may be had the Cock and Bull Hotels, Stony Stratford; and of the Auctioneer, Winslow and Fenny Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 13 October 1883

COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford.

SALE of first-class FARMING STOCK and prime
CLOVER HAY (to off).
GEO. BENNETT
Is favoured with instructions from the Executors of Mr.
WILLIAM CLARKE, deceased

TO SELL BY AUCTION

On the Premises, FRIDAY, OCT. 19, 1883.

The flock of grand half-bred Sheep, consisting of 156 young ewes and theaves, 104 ewe tegs, 96 wether tegs, five shearhogs, two Cotswold rams. ,

The first portion of the herd of well-bred short-horned CATTLE, comprising down-calving cow, seven down-calving heifers, three forward in-calf heifers, six fresh barren heifers, shorthorn bull, by Baron Puck ; seven heifer and three steer calves.

The HORSES consist of two capital cart mares, colt and filly foal, roan cart filly, rising three years old ; valuable ring filly, rising four years old, by Hidalgo, dam by Grampian.

The PIGS, which are of the Berkshire breed, comprise two sows, with eight pigs each; sow, five yelts, and four store pigs.

The CLOVER HAY consists of two ricks, which well secured, and these will be sold to go off. The whole of Stock has been bred on the Farm. The Cattle have been well known in the district for over half a century, and have been bred with the greatest care. Pure-bred shorthorned bulls have always been used, purchased from the herds of the late Mr. Robert Pittam, Lord Penrhyn, Mr. Robarts, Mr. Ellis Clarke, Mr. Munton, and others.

The flock of Sheep are of excellent quality, being big, with colour, and plenty of wool, and at this time there are with the ewes two first-class Cotswold rams, purchased from Mr. Garne and Mr. Swanwick.

Catalogues may be had ten days prior to the Sale the Place of Sale; at the Cock Hotel, Stony Stratford; of the Auctioneer, Buckingham, and will be sent by post on application. Luncheon Eleven o'clock ; Business at Twelve o'clock.

Cosgrove is about one a-half miles from Castlethorpe Station, and two miles from Wolverton Station, on the L. & N W.R. main line.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 20 October 1883

BUCKS and NORTHAMPTONSHIRE.

VALUABLE FREEHOLD ACCOMMODATION
LANDS,
At  HANSLOPE, in the County of Bucks;
Close of Old PASTURE LAND,
Good DWELLING-HOUSES, with GARDENS;
HOUSE and BAKEHOUSE, and COTTAGES,
At OLD STRATFORD and COSGROVE, Northants.
GEO. BENNETT

Is favoured with instructions from the Trustee under
the Will of Mr. Joseph Foster, deceased,

TO SELL BY AUCTION,

On FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26TH. 1883, at the
"COCK" HOTEL, STONY STRATFORD, at Four o'clock the Afternoon,
The under-mentioned desirable and convenient Properties:

Lot 1 consists of all those three substantially brickbuilt and slated Dwelling-houses, pleasantly situate on the east Side of the main road at Old Stratford, and near the site of the old toll-house, having large gardens and outbuildings, and protected from the road by ornamental iron palisades, and approached therefrom by a flagstone path; in the several occupations of Thomas Atkins, William Ratliffe, and James Savage, producing a yearly rent of £24. Landlord pays rates. Present land tax, 17s. 10d.

Lot 2 comprises all that convenient close old Pasture Land, adjoining the road leading from Old Stratford to Cosgrove, having an area of 4a 3r. 2p., in the occupation of Mr. Robert Hamilton, at the yearly rent of £20. Present land tax, 13s. 1d.

Lot 3 consists of a convenient Dwelling-house, with bakehouse attached, situate in the village of Cosgrove, having coal oven, yard, stable, garden, buildings and premises, in the occupation Mr. Joseph Barker, at the yearly rent of £16 ; and adjoining two convenient Cottages, with small yard and outhouses, in the occupation of William Tombs and George Allen, producing a yearly rental of £11 6s. Present land tax, 12s. 10d. and 2d.

Lot 4 comprises all that field of productive Arable Land, conveniently situate near the populous village of Hanslope, adjoining the road leading to Tathall-End, containing, according to the recent Ordnance Survey, 14a. 3r. 27p., and now in the occupation of Mr. Sawbridge at the yearly rent of £30.

Lot 5 consists of all that convenient field of Accommodation Pasture Land, situate close to the village of Hanslope, and near the Half-way Houses, containing, according to the recent Ordnance Survey, 4a. 2r. 31p., and being in the occupation of Mr. William Gregory, at yearly rent of £14.

Printed particulars, with conditions, are .being prepared, and may be had 10 days prior to the Sale, at the place of Sale; of John Parrott, Esq., or W. R. Parrott, Esq., Solicitors, Stony Stratford ; or the Auctioneer, Buckingham, from whom any further information can obtained.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 8 March 1884

COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford.
Important Sale of
FIRST - CLASS FARMING STOCK, GRASS
KEEPING, &c.
GEO. BENNETT
Is favoured with instructions from the Executors of Mr.
William Clarke, deceased,
TO SELL BY AUCTION, On the Premises, on Friday, March 14th, 1884,
the Undermentioned Valuable LIVE and DEAD
FARMING STOCK:—

The excellent Flock of Half-bred SHEEP, consisting 154 ewes, many with lambs and the remainder in-lamb, 191 good ewe and wether tegs, live shearhogs and two long-woolled rams.

The Herd of well-bred Short-horn CATTLE, comprising 14 down calving, new milch and barren cows and heifers, 15 in-calf heifers, 23 very nice sturk heifers and steers, ten yearling heifers and steers, bull calf and weaning calf, also a fat bull and two fat heifers.

The HORSES comprise two cart mares (in-foal), nine active cart horses and mares, roan cart filly (three years old), yearling cart filly and colt; also very pretty dun pony, about 13½ hands high, capital trapper and quiet to ride ; and a valuable bay mare, five-years-old, nearly thorough-bred, which was ridden driven all last summer.

The PIGS, which are of the Berkshire breed, consist or three in pig sows.

The IMPLEMENTS and MACHINES comprise mowing and reaping machines, chaff cutter and horse power for driving same, elevator and horse power to same, two three-cylinder iron field rolls, clod crusher, iron ploughs, harrows, cultivators, scuffles, horse hoes, horse rake, turnip mills, root pulpers, oil cake breaker, nearly new Suffolk corn drill, winnowing machine, five waggons, six carts, iron water and pig troughs, about 16 sets of thiller and trace harness, several ladders, patent corn screen, sheep troughs and racks, cow cribs, colt troughs, cow ties, tools, &c, &c. very neat pony trap and set of pony harness (black and silver plated), in excellent order.

About six years CLIP OF WOOL, which has been carefully stored and is therefore an excellent state and condition.

The Grass Keeping comprises about 210 acres, and is convenient lots, and will be let to the 5th day of April, 1864.

Catalogues will be ready six days prior to the Sale, and can obtained at the Inns in the Neighbourhood, the place Sale, and the Offices of the Auctioneer, Buckingham.

Cosgrove is about one-and-a-half miles distant from Castlethorpe Station, and two miles from Wolverton Station, both on the main line of the L. and N.-W. Railway.

On account of the number and importance of the Lots, the Auctioneer respectfully requests early attendance as to enable him to commence selling 10.30 o'clock.

The whole of the Stock has been bred on the Farm, the Cattle have been well-known iv the district for over half-a-century, and have been bred with the greatest care, pure-bred short horned bulls have always been used, purchased from the herds of Mr. Robert Pittam, Lord Penrhyn, Mr. Robarts, Mr. Ellis Clarke, Mr. Munton and others. The Flock of Sheep are of excellent quality, being big, with colour, and plenty of Wool. The Horses are all home-bred and capital workers. The Implements and Machines are by the best makers.

N.B. —The Order of the Executive Committee of the County of Buckingham, prohibiting Animals being moved from the County of Northampton into that County Revoked ; such Revocation take effect from and utter March 10th.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 03 May 1884

COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford.
SEVEN Valuable Cart HORSES, Capital In-foal
Cart MARE,
Strong Chestnut COB, quiet to ride and drive ;
Stump of prime CLOVER HAY, about 12 Tons,
to go off;
IMPLEMENTS, MACHINES, &c,

Comprising strong waggon, winnowing and weighing machines, excellent ten-furrow Suffolk corn drill, nearly new ; sack barrows, iron scuffle, ladders, iron water troughs, sheep racks, troughs, cribs, 22 dozen hurdles, sacks, caving skips and sieves, chain cow-ties, waggon cloth, hay forks and rakes, thiller trace harness;

A very nice Oak Village CART,
with lamps, cushions, &c, thorough good repair, by
Wilson, Northampton;
A Light Pony TRAP,
Two Sets Silver-plated HARNESS, SADDLES,
BRIDLES, HORSE-CLOTHING, &c.
The Dairy and Brewing UTENSILS,
POULTRY,
Oak Slabs and Sawn Boards,
Also the excellent Household FURNITURE,

Consisting of handsome mahogany sideboard, with plate glass back ; mahogany chairs and sofa, haircloth ; chimney glasses, in gilt frames; Spanish mahogany dining-table, with three loose leaves; mahogany bagatelle board, balls, cues, &c.; Brussels and Kidderminster carpets and hearthrugs, mahogany bookcase, with secretaire and drawers ; barometer, mahogany, Arabian, and iron bedsteads and furniture, wool mattresses, mahogany secretaire, with brass handles; mahogany chests of drawers, wardrobes, toilet glasses, washstands, with marble tops and ware; fender and fire irons, bureau, clocks, kitchen utensils, Kent's patent knife cleaner, two guns, oil paintings, prints, engravings, China, dinner, and dessert services, glass, plated articles, and numerous effects,

WILL SOLD BY AUCTION
GEORGE BENNETT,

On the Premises, on THURSDAY, MAY 15TH, 1884,
by direction of the Executors of the late Mr. W. CLARKE.

In consequence of the number and importance of the Lots the Sale will commence punctually at 10.30 o'clock with the Implements, &c.

Catalogues will be in circulation eight days prior to the Sale, and may be had at the Inns and Hotels in the Neighbourhood, or of the Auctioneer, Buckingham.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 11 December 1886

W. J. PIERCE & THORPE
HOLD their WEEKLEY SALE of FAT STOCK in the
NEW CATTLE MARKET, NORTHAMPTON
every WEDNESDAY, at Eleven o’clock.

Four Prime down-calving Heifers, the property of the Rev. P. G. McDOUALL, Cosgrove Rectory.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 25 February 1888

IN BANKRUPTCY.— Re Joseph Price.

THE BARLEY MOW, COSGROVE, Northamptonshire.

Sale of 50 LOTS HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE and other EFFECTS.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION

BY THOMAS MERRY on Friday NEXT,
MARCH 2nd, 1888,
By order of the Official Receiver in Bankruptcy.
Sale to commence at One o'clock.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 29 September 1888

COSGROVE. near Stony Stratford.

30 head of Home-bred SHORTHORN CATTLE,

Consisting of 3 cows profit, a down-calving cow, 2 down-calving heifers, 6 forward in-calf heifers, 13 very nice heifers and steers, 4 calves, and a young bull, a fat Welsh cow ;

The Capital Flock of SHEEP,

Comprising 49 fresh ewes, 69 lambs, and a 2-shear ram;

10 HORSES and COLTS,

Comprising 4 powerful cart horses and mares, a colt foal, bay cart filly, ditto colt, yearling cart colt, strong half-bred mare, a very promising yearling nag colt, by Newry;
2 YELTS, and 2 SOWS with their litters, 20 store PIGS ;

A useful lot of IMPLEMENTS:

Iron plough, scuffle, harrows, roll, reaping machine, horse rake, turnip cutters, pulper, sheep racks, fold hurdles, chaff cutter, bean mill, corn and turnip drills, cow cribs, pig troughs, ladder, milk lead and 9 milk tins, &c. ;

About 60 head of POULTRY;

Also a rick of exceptionally well-gotten PRIME CLOVER HAY, (to go off)

WILL BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

BY GEO. BENNETT, on the Premises, on Tuesday,

October 9th, 1888,

By direction of Mr. HENSON PIKE, who leaving

Cosgrove.

Luncheon at Eleven. Business at Twelve o'clock.
Catalogues are in circulation, and may be obtained at the Cock Hotel, Stony Stratford, or of the Auctioneer, Buckingham.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 30 March 1889

COSGROVE, near Stony Stratford.

70 Lots of HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE and EFFECTS.

Dough troughs, sack cart, two step ladders, spring cart, with tilt, two sets of harness, two-knife chaff machine, brewing copper, lead water tank, pair gig lamps, iron garden chair, barrels, Three Porkets, &c., &c.,

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

BY BEESLEY BROS. on FRIDAY NEXT, APRIL 5TH.

By order of Mr. Joseph Barker, who is giving up the Baking Business.

Sale to commence at One o'clock punctually.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 13 April 1889

THE ELMS FARM, COSGROVE,

Close to the Castlethorpe Station, on the L. and N. W. Railway.

Messrs. Durham, Gotto and Samuel,

are instructed by Mr. Lewis Osborn,

TO SELL BY AUCTION,

On Thursday, April 18th, 1889.

56 Acres of Excellent GRASS KEEPING,
Up to the 11th of October next, 39 Acres of which can
be mown (to go off) ;

Also part of a Rick of Well-gotten Meadow HAY;
A Stump of ditto;

And a Quantity of WILLOW POLES.

Credit will be given until August 1st, on payment of a deposit of 25 per cent., and giving approved security upon conditions which will be produced at the time of Sale. The company are requested to meet the Auctioneers at the Farm Buildings at Three o'clock precisely.

Catalogues may be had of Messrs. Durham, Gotto and Samuel, Auctioneers and Land Agents, 12, Guildhall Road, Northampton, Stony Stratford and Newport Pagnell.


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 25 May 1889

COSGROVE, Northamptonshire,

Within a few minutes' walk of Castlethorpe Station, the L. and N.-W. Line, and two miles from the Market Town of Stony Stratford.

Messrs. Durham, Gotto, and Samuel

are instructed

TO SELL BY AUCTION,

At the Cock Hotel, Stony Stratford, on Thursday, JUNE 20TH, 1889, at Four for Five o'clock, the Highly desirable Freehold and Tithe-free

PLEASURE FARM,

known as " Elm Tree Farm," containing 56 acres of rich Accommodation Pasture Land, a portion being prettily timbered, with a comfortable and pleasantly-situated stone-built and slated Residence, (approached from the village through avenue of young and thriving Elm Trees), and the necessary farm buildings for the occupation of the land. The Farm has until recently and for several years been in the occupation of Mr. Frederick Dickens, at the annual rent of £110. The property is bounded on two sides by the Rivers Ouse and Tove, where excellent fishing can be had.

Particulars, with plan and conditions of Sale, may shortly be obtained of W. R. PARROTT, Esq., Solicitor, Stony Stratford; Or of Messrs. Durham, Gotto, and Samuel, Land Agents and Auctioneers, 12, Guild-hall-road, Northampton Stony Stratford ; and Newport Pagnell.


Elm Tree Farm Sale 1889


Northampton Mercury - Friday 15 May 1891

THE ELMS FARM, COSGROVE.

MESSRS. DURHAM, GOTTO, and SAMUEL

are instructed by Mr. Lewis Osborn

TO SELL BY AUCTION,

On Monday, May 25th, 1891,

56 Acres of Excellent GRASS KEEPING
Up to the 11th October next, 39 acres of which can
be mown (to go off),
Part of Rick of well-gotten MEADOW HAY,
Two well-bred Shorthorn BULLOCKS,
2½ years old, and
Four Milch COWS and CALVES, belonging to
Mr. JOSEPH HOLT..

Credit for the Keeping will be given until August 1st next on payment of a deposit of 25 per cent., and giving approved security upon conditions which will be produced time of sale.

The company are requested to meet the Auctioneers at the Farm Buildings at Three o'clock precisely.

Catalogues may be had of Messrs. Durham, Gotto, and Samuel, Auctioneers and Land Agents, Stony Stratford and Newport Pagnell.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 30 September 1892

THE RECTORY FARM, COSGROVE, near
Stony Stratford.

20 Head of DAIRY CATTLE and YOUNG
STOCK,
Three Prime Fat BULLOCKS, Fat HEIFER,
90 Store EWES and LAMBS,
Two Fat SHEEP, SOW, Eight PIGS,
Four Valuable CART HORSES,
Excellent Assortment of IMPLEMENTS and
MACHINES,
Five Ricks of Old and New HAY,
Quantity of STRAW and MANURE. Crops of
MANGOLDS, SWEDES, and KOHL RABI
(all to go off),

WILL BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY

GEO. BENNETT and SONS, on the Premises, on Thursday, October 13th, by direction of the Rev. P. G. McDouall, who is leaving Cosgrove.

Luncheon (for which a moderate charge will be made and returned to purchasers) Eleven o'clock, and business 11.30. Intending purchasers can view the hay and roots prior to the sale. Credit will be allowed the hay subject to conditions.

Catalogues are in circulation. Auction and Agency Office, Buckingham.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 04 November 1892

COSGROVE RECTORY,
One mile from Stony Stratford and 1½ miles from
Castlethorpe Station (L. and N.-W. Ry).

The Excellent HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE,

Comprising: Mahogany telescope dining table, sideboard and chairs, curtains, couch, lady's chairs, walnut chiffonier, fine-toned cottage pianoforte in walnut, walnut occasional table, Brussels carpets, oak hall table and chairs, wicker and cane seat chairs, bookcases, books, massive mahogany 4-post and Arabian bedsteads, iron bedsteads, mahogany marble-top washstands, toilet ware, mahogany cheval glass and toilet glasses, baths, handsome mahogany wardrobes (fitted), chests of drawers, circular revolving library table, mattresses, palliasses, feather beds, blankets, fenders and fire irons, carpenter's bench and tools, lamps, tortoise stove, sets of steps, kitchen table, and culinary utensils, box mangle, ironing stove, clothes horses, meat safes, lead tanks, weighing machine, &c, i &c. ;

Two Milking COWS, Capital Harness HORSE,
Well-built WAGGONETTE.
Sets of Double and Single HARNESS,
Riding Saddles, Lady's Side-saddle, Bridles, Chaffcutter, and Stable Requisites.
Lawn Mower, Garden Roll, Garden Chair, and
Numerous Garden Tools and Implements,
Ladders, Cucumber Frames, Hearson's Incubator,
Wheelbarrow, Waterbarrow, &c, &c
The Glazed Wood-framed Structure forming
GREENHOUSE,
Quantity of Carrots, Seed Potatoes, Beetroot,
and Firewood,
Part of a Rick and Small Rick of MEADOW HAY,

WILL BE SOLD BY AUCTION,BY

GEO. BENNETT and SONS on Thursday, November 17, 1892, by direction of the Rev. P. G. McDouall, who is leaving.

Sale to commence 10.30 o'clock.

N.B.—On account the number and importance of Lots, and the short days, the Sale will commence punctually at the time stated. Catalogues will be in circulation eight days prior to Sale, and may be obtained from the Cock and Bull Hotels, Stony Stratford, or from the Auctioneers, Buckingham. On view, the day prior to the Sale. HENRY COOPER, AUCTIONEER AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT. Debtors Advised and Creditors Consulted. Private Arrangements Completed. 30. MARKET SQUARE. NORTHAMPTON.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 25 August 1893

THE ELMS FARM, COSGROVE.

MESSRS. DURHAM, GOTTO, and SAMUEL

are instructed by Mr. Lewis Osborn

TO SELL BY AUCTION,

On Monday, September 1893,

56 Acres of Excellent GRASS KEEPING, from November 2nd next up to the 29th day of September, 1894, and which can be mown once or grazed.

Credit will given until the 24th of June, 1894, on payment of a deposit of 25 per cent., and giving approved security for the balance upon conditions that will be produced at the time of Sale. The company are requested to meet the Auctioneers at the Farm Buildings at Five o'clock precisely. Catalogues may be had of Messrs. Durham, Gotto, and Samuel, Auctioneers and Land Agents, Stony Stratford, Newport Pagnell, and Northampton.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 25 August 1893

THE GLEBE FARM, COSGROVE and
FURTHO.

MESSRS. DURHAM, GOTTO, and SAMUEL are instructed by the Rev. H. N. C. Hewson

TO SELL BY AUCTION,

On Monday, September 4th, 1893,
Immediately after the sale of the Elms Farm,

83 Acres of Luxuriant GRASS-KEEPING

From the 30th September next to the 29th September, 1894, which can be mown once or grazed.

Credit will be given until the 24th June. 1894, on payment of a deposit per cent., and giving approved security for the balance upon conditions that will be produced at the time of sale.

Catalogues may be had of Messrs. Durham, Gotto, and Samuel, Auctioneers and Land Agents, Stony Stratford, Newport Pagnell, and Northampton.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 13 September 1895

THE GLEBE FARM, COSGROVE.

MESSRS. DURHAM. GOTTO and SAMUEL

are instructed by the Rev. H. N. C. Hewson,

TO SELL BY AUCTION

On Friday, September 27, 1895, 106 Acres of Luxuriant GRASS KEEPING, From the 30th September instant to the of September, 1896, and which can be mown once grazed. Credit will be given until the 24th of June, 1896, on payment of a deposit 25 per cent., and giving approved security for the balance upon conditions that will be produced at the time of sale. Intending purchasers are requested to meet the Auctioneer at Lot 1, close to the Navigation Inn at Two o'clock in the Afternoon. Catalogues may be had of Messrs. Durham. Gotto, and Samuel, Auctioneers and Land Agents, Stony Stratford and Newport Pagnell.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 11 June 1897

TO LET, with immediate possession, at Cosgrove, close to Castlethorpe Station, on the main L. and N.W. Line, a comfortable HOUSE, in excellent repair, containing two good sitting-rooms, five bedrooms, and domestic offices; with Stabling and buildings; and 20 Acres of Good PASTURE LAND adjoining.— For rent and further particulars apply Messrs. Durham, Gotto, and Samuel, Land Agents, Stony Stratford. Newport Pagnell, and Northampton.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 18 July 1902

COSGROVE, Northamptonshire,
Two and a-half miles from Stony Stratford, and
two miles from Castlethorpe Station, and N.-W. Ry. Main Line.

DESIRABLE FREEHOLD ESTATES AND COTTAGE PROPERTIES

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

BY PEIRCE and THORPE

at the GEORGE HOTEL, NORTHAMPTON, on Saturday, August 2nd, 1902, at Three o'clock precisely, by order of the Trustees of the late H. P. Gates, Esq.

Lot 1 The GREEN FARM, COSGROVE, a compact and highly desirable small Freehold Farm, comprising a substantial stone and slated House and Homestead, with gardens and appurtenances and Two Enclosures of rich old PASTURE LAND, the whole containing 15a. 1r. 27p. or thereabouts, now in the occupation of Mr. Geo. Valentine, as yearly tenant.

Lot 2 Three brick and slated and two stone built COTTAGES, adjoining Lot 1, with gardens, barns, and appurtenances, and small piece of Grass Land the rear. Tenants: Messrs. Briggs. Johnson, Toombs, Swain, and Moore.

Lot 3 An Enclosure of Rich Accommodation PASTURE LAND, near to Lot 1, containing 3a. 3r. 32p., now occupied by Mr. Geo. Valentine, as yearly tenant. In the centre of this Lot is the well-known and never-failing chalybeate spring, St. Vincent's Well.

Lot 4 —Three stone-built COTTAGES, with large and productive gardens, situate adjoining Lots 1 and 3, the occupation of Messrs. Chapman, Beasley, and Green, and containing an area of 2 roods 38 perches.

Descriptive particulars, with plan and conditions of sale, are being prepared and may be obtained of Messrs. PERCIVAL and SON, Solicitors, Priestgate, Peterborough; Of Messrs. Durham, Gotto, and Samuel, Land Agents and Surveyors, Northampton, Stony Stratford, and Newport Pagnell; or of the Auctioneers, Northampton.


Northampton Mercury 22 May 1903

COSGROVE and FURTHO

About a mile from Castlethorpe Station, on the Main Line of the L. and N.W. Ry., and intersected by the Grand Junction Canal.

VALUABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTIES,

Comprising the substantially-built FREE and
FULL-LICENSED PUBLIC HOUSE, known as THE NAVIGATION INN,
Together with THORP WHARF,

With Yard, Outbuildings and Cottage; also Three Enclosures of Excellent ARABLE and PASTURE LAND, with Buildings, containing about 32a. 2r. 0p., a portion of which forms an ELIGIBLE BUILDING SITE, and in the Village of Cosgrove SEVEN well-built COTTAGES with Gardens.

WILL BE OFFERED FOR SALE BY AUCTION, BY

GEORGE BENNETT and SONS, at the NAVIGATION INN (Thorp Wharf), COSGROVE, on Thursday, June 11th, 1903, at Two for Three o'clock precisely, in Convenient Lots.

The tenant of the Navigation Inn, Wharf and Land, is Mr. Ernest Weston, and the Seven Cottages are occupied respectively Messrs E Gee (2), W. Pedley, W. Wise, W. Toombs, J. Godfrey, and G. Lovesey. Particulars, plan and conditions of Sale may be had gratis of Messrs. Bell, Steward, May and How, 49, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, W.C., Solicitors; of Messrs. Ford, Lloyd and Co., of 38, Bloomsbury-square, London, W.C., Solicitors, at the Place of Sale; and of the Auctioneers, Buckingham.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 05 February 1904

COSGROVE.

Two Miles from Castlethorpe Station, L. and N.-W. Railway.

9 Very Good SHORTHORN COWS. In-calf
and in Profit, and
2 Weaned CALVES, 8 PIGS, 24 FOWLS,
RICK Well-gotten HAY, about 13 Tons,
to go off;

Two-knife Chaff Machine. Pulper, Two Scotch Carts, Thiller and Chain Harness, etc.; a Tinkler's Churn, Dairy Vessels, and SURPLUS FURNITURE,

WILL BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

BY PEIRCE and THORPE

On Thursday, February 18th, 1904, by order of Mr. George Valentine, who is giving up business on account of ill-health. Sale to Commence at 11 for 11.30 precisely.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 26 February 1904

COSGROVE.
Substantially Brick and Stone-built Freehold
DWELLING HOUSE and BAKEHOUSE,
With Yard Stabling, and Outbuildings, Etc.; and
A Valuable Freehold BUILDING SITE,
Adjoining the Above, in the Centre of the Village

STONY STRATFORD.
The Well-built Brick and Slated Freehold
HOUSE, Being No. 108, in the HIGH STREET,

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY

MESSRS. GEORGE WIGLEY and SONS, on MONDAY, MARCH 7TH, at the COCK HOTEL, STONY STRATFORD, at Four for Five o'clock, subject to conditions which will produced at the time of Sale, by direction of the Executor of the late Mr. Jonah Brown.

For further particulars apply to W. R. PARROTT, Esq., Solicitor, Stony Stratford; or to Messrs. George Wigley and Sons, Estate Agents and Surveyors, Winslow, Stony Stratford, and Fenny Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 23 September 1904

COSGROVE,
One Mile from Stony Stratford,
34 Head Excellent Shorthorn DAIRY CATTLE,

Comprising 11 heifers and cows with calves, 3 new milch cows, 5 in-calf milch cows, 11 2½-years old heifers and steers, and a two-years-old bull.

105 Very Fresh OXFORDSHIRE DOWN SHEEP.

Comprising 31 theaves, 11 wether 3, and 60 lambs.

5 Capital WORKING CART HORSES,
GREY PONY,
5 FAT HOGS, 40 HEAD OF POULTRY,

The Whole of the Modern
AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS,
A PONY TRAP and HARNESS
And a Few Lots of ANTIQUE HOUSEHOLD
FURNITURE,
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

BY Messrs. Geo. Wigley and sons, on Thursday, September 20th, 1904, by direction of Mr. John Panter, who is giving up the occupation of the farm this Michaelmas. The Dairy Cattle are all young, good milkers, and many of them in full profit. The Sheep are a well-bred lot, many being fit for the butcher; whilst the Cart Horses are powerful and excellent workers.

Sale to Commence 12 o'clock exact time. Luncheon Tickets Is. 6d each, to be returned to purchasers. Catalogues the Auctioneers, Winslow, Fenny Stratford, and Stony Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 22 September 1911

COSGROVE. Northamptonshire

Two-and-a-half miles from Stony Stratford and
two miles from Castlethorpe Station L and N.-W. R. Main Line).

IMPORTANT SALE OF AN ATTRACTIVE
FREEHOLD RESIDENCE OR HUNTING BOX.

known as “COSGROVE LODGE”,

With STABLING. FARM PREMISES, and
About

67 ACRES of RICH PASTURE LAND AND
FOUR COTTAGES.

WOODS and CO.

Have received instructions from the Owner.

TO SELL BY AUCTION.

On MONDAY OCTOBER 2nd. 1911.

COCK HOTEL. STONY STRATFORD,
at Four o’clock precisely (unless previously
disposed of by Private Treaty), the following

VALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATE,

and in Lots described;—

Lot 1. The MODERN STONE-BUILT
COUNTRY RESIDENCE.

Known as “COSGROVE LODGE”

In the Parish of COSGROVE, in the County of Northampton and containing: spacious Entrance Porch, largo Square Hall, Drawing-room leading into Conservatory. Dining-room, Morning-room. Kitchens, and the usual Domestic Offices, capital Bedrooms, Bathroom and Lavatories.

There is large and well-built Dairy.

The excellent Stable Accommodation is well built and conveniently arranged, it having accommodation for 12 horses and could extended if required; large Coach-house, Motor Garage, Harness room and Lofts.

The FARM BUILDINGS, which are newly built and compactly arranged, comprise two capital Yards, Bullock Hovels, Cart Shed, and Piggeries.

The Gardens, which are inexpensive to keep up, comprise well-stocked Kitchen Garden with two Greenhouses and a Tennis Lawn.

Also about 55 Acres of rich PASTURE and MEADOW LAND in eight convenient enclosures.

The House and Home Field are in the occupation of Mrs. Bird, on a lease expiring on September 29th at a yearly rental of £130 and the remaining Land is occupied by Mr Clarke, as yearly tenant, at an apportioned rental of £110.

The Residence stands on gravel soil, most substantially built of Bath stone, and has a southern aspect, and no expense has been spared in its building and decoration. It approached by a Carriage Drive, and there is ample land for the erection of a Lodge at the entrance. Hunting can be obtained with the Grafton, Bicester, and Whaddon Chase Hunts.

The Property stands within easy reach of two good Stations, and London can be reached in 1½ hours. The Farm Buildings are well built and arranged so as to make them suitable tor the maintenance of small herd and stud. The Land is of exceptional quality, well timbered and watered.

There is a Land Tax of about f£10 19s. 3d. on the Property and also an annual Fee Farm Rent of 3s 5d. The Timber and Tenants fixtures are included the sale.

Lot 2. All that Enclosure of Rich

PASTURE LAND, known as “Well Close”, containing 3a. 3r. 32p. or thereabouts and situate at the rear of Cosgrove Lodge, having considerable frontage to the road, and on which stands the well-known and never-failing Chalybeate Spring, known as “St. Vincent’s Well”. The Field is in the occupation of Mr. W. Clarke at an apportioned rent of £9 and there is a small land tax of about 16s thereon, in right of footway across the field.

Lot 3. The Close of Accommodation

PASTURE LAND, known “The Green.’ containing 8a. 1r. 12p or thereabouts in the occupation of Mr.  Clarke, at an apportioned rent of £16; land tax about 17s. 6d. There is a right of footway and carting when necessary over this lot from and to the public highway.

Lot 4. Three Stone-built and thatched

COTTAGES,

with Gardens in the occupation of Messrs. Moore and Valentine, at a gross rental of £16  18s

There is a land tax of about 13s. 9d on this Lot.

Lot 5.—A Stone-built and Slated

COTTAGE

containing Four Rooms, with Garden, in the occupation of Mr. Gascoine at a gross rental of £17  16s;  also the Land adjoining. There is a land tax of about on 6s on this lot.

To view Lots 2, 3, 4 and 5 apply to the Tenants,- and for Lot 1 apply to Mrs D Luck, Cosgrove.

Plan and Conditions of Sale and full particulars can be had of the Auctioneers. 2. Derngate, Northampton, and Park-street, Towcester or of

MESSRS BATCHELOR & COUSINS

2 Pancras Lane, Queen-street, London EC

Northampton Mercury 06 October 1911

An important sale of property was conducted Messrs. Woods and Co., Stony Stratford, on Monday, when they put for auction Cosgrove Lodge and about 55 acres of pasture and meadow land in one lot, also several other lots of posture and some cottages.

Cosgrove Lodge is a modern house built of Bath stone. The estate eminently suitable for anyone to enjoy the pastoral pursuits of dairying, shorthorn or horse breeding. The bidding reached £5,000, but the reserve was not reached, and the lot withdrawn. The second lot, nearly four acres meadow land, known Well Close was withdrawn at £340, and over eight acres of similar land, known as the Green, was withdrawn £650. £170 was offered for three stone-built cottages, but refused. The fifth lot, a stone-built cottage in the occupation Mr. Gascoine rental £7 16s, was sold for £80.

Negotiations are, it is understood, proceeding for the sale all the unsold lots. Mr T. C. Woods conducted the sale, the solicitors being Messrs. Batchelor and Cousins.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 28 January 1916

MONDAY NEXT.

THE NAVIGATION INN, COSGROVE.

Three-quarters of a mile from Castlethorpe Station.

MERRY & CO

Are instructed by the representatives the late Mr. T. C. Spencer,

TO SELL BY AUCTION,

ON MONDAY NEXT 31st JANUARY, 1916,

On the above Premises;

4 HORSES, viz.; Two Brown Cart Horses, both 9yrs. old and good workers; Brown Cart filly, rising 2yrs. old; and a Strong Chestnut Cob, quiet to ride and drive, and well-known.

2 STIRKS

10 GRASS TEGS.

19 PIGS, viz.; 10 Berkshire Stores and 9 Strong Store Ditto.

RICK OF EXCELLENT CLOVER (About 12 Tons), and a

RICK OF GOOD TWO-YEAR-OLD HAY, About 12 Tons;

Stump of Straw; about 2 Tons of Wheat Straw (all to go off); 6 Quarters Oats; aud a Quantity of Seed Potatoes.

60 HEAD OF POULTRY, mostly Pullets.

AN ASSORTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS and MACHINES

Include: Harness. Ploughs Cultivator, Root Pulper. Chaff Machine, Grass Mower, Harrows, Hornsby’s Self Binder,

TWO SCOTCH CARTS.

FOUR-WHEEL COAL DRAY,

Coal Scales, 70 Coal Bags, Double-Barrel Gun, Keg of Oil, Paraffin Tank, Salting Lead, Chum and Dairy Utensils.

DOG CART. GOVERNESS CART.

HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE,

Comprising: Brass and Iron Bedsteads and Bedding, Mahogany and other Chests Drawers, Dressing Table, Wardrobe, Dressing Glasses, Fenders and Irons.

SUITE OF WALNUT DINING-ROOM

FURNITURE,

Mahogany Tables, Engravings, Linoleum, and Kitchen Utensils, etc., etc.

The Sale will commence with the Furniture at one o'clock.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 07 November 1919

By order of Major Grant Thorold.

NORTHANTS

(On the Borders of Bucks).

1½miles from Castlethorpe Station. 4½ miles from Wolverton Station.

Hampton and Sons

WILL OFFER FOR SALE BY AUCTION,

At the COCK HOTEL. STONY STRATFORD.

On WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26th NEXT, at 2 o'clock precisely.

In 24 Lots (if not Sold Privately)

THE VALUABLE FREEHOLD RESIDENTIAL AGRICULTURAL. AND SPORTING ESTATE. COSGROVE HALL

STONY STRATFORD,

Including a Charming OLD GEORGIAN HOUSE in Park, with capital FARM and 368 ACRES, with possession:

THREE Corn growing and Stock FARMS, 56 to 234 ACRES, with possession; ACCOMMODATION LANDS; 11 COTTAGES; TWO FULLY-LICENSED INNS etc. THE WHOLE EXTENDING ABOUT

1000 ACRES.

Tithe Free. Vendors Solicitors; Messrs. MARKHAM, Northampton. Estate Agent; F. Higgins. Esq. Alford. Lincolnshire. Auctioneers; Hampton and Sons. 3, Cockspur-street. London S.W.I.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 28 November 1919

A COSGROVE ESTATE.

MAJOR GRANT-THOEOLD'S LAND SOLD.

Cosgrove Hall estate, a freehold, residential, and agricultural property of over 1,200 acres, the property Major H. Grant-Thorold, was sold by auction at the Cock Hotel, Stony Stratford, Wednesday. The estate was disposed in 24 lots by Mr. H. 11. Robertson, of Hampton and Sons, auctioneers, 3, Cockspur - street, London.

Lot 1, Cosgrove Hall, an attractive old country residence, with a bungalow lodge, carriage drive, stabling, etc., was withdrawn at £1,500.

Lot 2, an accommodation holding, known as Oxhouse, comprising an area of 75a. 3r. 30p., was bought by Mr. Adams for £2.300.

Lot 3, an area of land, with sand and gravel pit, 27a. 0r. 4p., sold to Mr. Burrows for £950.

Lot 4, Elms Farm, corn-growing holding, with farm buildings, 233a. 2r. 33p., sold to Mr. George for £7,100.

Lot 5, a small farm, known Cobb's Bush, with farm buildings, 56a. 0r. 3p., bought by Mr. J. Franklin, Stony Stratford, for £2,270.

Lot 6, Isworth Farm and farm buildings, 190 a. 0r. 37p., was sold to Mr. W. Dickens, of Old Stratford, for £3.000.

Lot 7, a grass holding and two cottages, was withdrawn.

Lot 8, allotment gardens. 9a. 3r. 22p., bought by Mr. Jelley, of Cosgrove, for £340.

Lot 9, allotment gardens, 2a. 0r. 14p., sold to Mr. Holden for £125.

Lot 10, the Plough Inn, 1a. 2r. 38p., was sold to Mr. Gamage for £675.

Lot 11, an enclosure of grass land, 5a. 1r. 31p., bought by Mr. J. J. Atkinson for £290

Lot 12, the Barley Mow Inn, 3a. 1r. 0p., sold Mr. Phipps for £900.

Lot 13, a block of property comprising a blacksmith's shop and four cottages, 1r. 11p., bought by Mr. Phipps for £520.

Lot 14, a small property containing two stone-built cottages, 3r. 7p., sold to Mr. Gosling for £195.

Lot 15, An enclosure of grass land, 1a. 2r. 15p., sold for £75.

Lot 16, a piece grass land, 3r. 6p., sold for £65.

Lot 17, a pair of stone-built and slated cottages, with 15p. of land, was purchased by Mr. Clarke for £130.

Lot 18, Three cottages, 1r. 10p., sold to Mr. Oldham for £150.

Lot 19, An enclosure of grass land, 2a. 0r. 25p sold for £125.

Lot 20, piece garden ground, 11p, was withdrawn.

Lot 21, piece garden ground, 11p., bought by Mrs. Pyle for £15.

Lot 22, modern stone-built and gabled cottage, 24 perches, sold to Mr. Wentworth for £560.

Lot 23, A corner site used as garden ground, was also purchased Mr. Wentworth for £57.

Lot 24, A small country residence known as The Cottage, with stabling, outbuildings, garden, and a four-roomed cottage, was sold to Mr. Jackson Stops for £950.

Northampton Mercury - Friday 05 December 1919

FARM SALE. —Messrs. H. Jackson Stops and Co., Towcester, have disposed by private treaty of a residence at Cosgrove and a farm at Blisworth.


Bucks Standard 21st February 1920

IMPORTANT DISPERSAL SALE

COSGROVE NORTHANTS

Close to Stony Stratford, 1½miles from Castlethorpe Station and 4 miles from Wolverton Station.

MESSRS WIGLEY, SONS & GAMBELL

Are instructed by Major H. Grant Thorold (who has sold the estate)

To sell by Auction on the Premises

On THURSDAY and FRIDAY March 18 and 19, 1920, at Eleven o’clock exact time each day

The whole of the Valuable Live and Dead

FARMING STOCK, comprising

150 Pedigree LINCOLN REDS viz: 34 young cows in milk and in calf, 12 down calving heifers, 6 barren cows, 8 barren heifers, 27 heifers and steers (2 to 3 years old), 10 18-months-old steers and sturks, 33 yearling steers and sturks, 20 calves, 6-months-old bull, and 2-years-old bull “Sale by Crown” No. 14813.

1000 SHEEP and LAMBS viz: 296 double and single Oxford-Down couples, 233 Oxford-Down tegs, 6 pedigree Oxford-Down rams.

33 highly valuable HORSES viz: 8 mares 5 to 7 years old, in foal to “Eastern Conqueror”, one 4 year old mare and a 4 year old gelding (unbroken), by “Eastern Conqueror”, five 3 year old mares and a 3 year old gelding by “Eastern Conqueror”, two 2 year old fillies and a 2 year old colt by “Eastern Conqueror”, yearling colt and a yearling filly by “Conqueror King”, roan pony (aged).

7 in-pig Berkshire SOWS, 1 Berkshire BOAR, 300 head of Poultry, viz: Light Sussex, Black leghorns and Buffs. The Valuable IMPLEMENTS and MACHINERY, all in good order, such as would be found on a Holding of 900 acres.

The Auctioneers beg to call special attention to the Pedigree Lincoln Cattle; the cows are all young, the heifers in splendid condition, and the young stock full of bloom. The Oxford Downs are a splendid flock. Pedigree rams have always been used, last year’s rams coming from the flocks of Messrs Brassey, Stilgoe, Adams and Bryant. The HORSES are an excellent lot, in good working condition, the whole having been bred on the Estate, and with one exception sired by “Eastern Conqueror”, by “Gaer Conqueror”.

Luncheon will be provided on the usual conditions.

Catalogues may be obtained of Major H Grant Thorold and Mr R Penson, Cosgrove, Stony Stratford, or of the Auctioneers, Newport Pagnell and Olney.


Bucks Standard 6th March 1920

COSGROVE NORTHANTS

Close to Stony Stratford, 1½miles from Castlethorpe Station and 4 miles from Wolverton Station.

MESSRS WIGLEY, SONS & GAMBELL

Are instructed by Major H Grant Thorold

To sell by Auction on the Premises

On TUESDAY March 16th, 1920, at 10.30 am exact time

The Valuable Antiques and Modern FURNITURE comprising a finely carved gilt console table with marble top, a pair of semi-circular inlaid Sheraton tables, a massive elegantly carved black oak cabinet, dated 1621, antique inlaid and decorated mahogany card table, antique mahogany tables on club legs, inlaid mahogany hexagonal table with four drawers, antique 8-day grandfather clock in oak case, antique Queen Anne chest of drawers on stand with cabriole legs, Adams’s settee, upholstered settees, couches and armchairs, mahogany frame dining chairs, set of 6 elm Chippendale pattern chairs, black oak dinner waggon, a grand pianoforte in rosewood case by John Broadwood & Sons, large six-fold screen, brass rail fenders, fire implements, skin rugs, carved oak kneehole writing table, Empire writing table, mahogany Pembroke tables, ornamental brass vases, a fine old mahogany chest with engraved brass escutcheon and handles, oak chest, gilt and white and gilt frame mirrors, oak corner cupboard.

Bedroom Appointments, including brass mounted and iron bedsteads, mahogany bedsteads and hangings, hair, wool, box and spring mattresses, feather beds, bolsters and pillows, mahogany, walnut and oak antique chest of drawers, mahogany Duchesse dressing tables, washstands, mahogany inlaid corner washstands, antique oak and mahogany pedestal cupboards, antique mahogany commode, mahogany and birch frame swing mirrors, cheval glass in maple frame, chamber ware, underfelt.

Valuable China and Glass including part Derby dessert service, part Dresden tea and coffee service, Spode dessert service, Sunderland tea and coffee service, part Worcester dessert service, Spode, Imari and Wedgwood dishes, pair of cut glass candelabra with lustres, Empire 8-day striking clocks, a very fine cut glass chandelier, breakfast, tea and dinner ware, decanters, cut glass dessert dishes.

Valuable oil paintings and engravings, A Valuable collection of books. Kitchen and outdoor effects, including copper pans and moulds, kitchen tables, large painted cupboard, refrigerator, cook’s utensils, a pair of 12-bore double barrelled guns, in leather case, by Messrs E M Reilly & Co, London, a similar pair (pin fire) in wooden case by E Dodson, Louth, 2 garden seats, 2 galvanised water barrows, garden lights, a large quantity of plants in pots, 12 inch lawnmower by Ransome, 26 inch lawnmower by Shanks etc, etc.

On View day preceding the Sale.

Catalogues may be obtained of the Auctioneers, Newport Pagnell and Olney.


Wolverton Express 19th March 1920                              

Mr P. C. Gambell, of the firm of Messrs Wigley, Son and Gambell, Auctioneers, Newport Pagnell conducted a sale of valuable antique and modern furniture at Cosgrove Hall, on Tuesday last, by the direction of Major H. Grant-Thorold. There was a large company present and some brisk bidding produced some good prices. Some of the prices realized are as follows:

An antique oak and walnut Queen Anne chest of 8 draws with brass handles, on stand, with cabriole lags and 2 drawers, £58. Antique mahogany Sheraton semi-circular tables fetched £30. A richly carved and gilt console table with white marble top, frieze decorated foliage and cherubs, four figure supports having scroll and enrichments £41. A pair of antique bronze pillar candlesticks with bronze figures supporting sconces, on circular marble bases £21. A carved oak kneehole writing table with 9 drawers £20. An antique walnut chest of 5 drawers with brass handles £22. A valuable empire burr walnut writing table, inlaid tulip wood and richly decorated ormolu, having 6 drawers on shaped legs £19. A black oak cabinet dated 1621, carved panels and figures £17. An antique oak base 8 day grandfather clock £16. An antique mahogany chest with engraved brass escutcheon and handles £13/10/-. An Adam settee on scroll legs and castors, upholstered silk tapestry with loose cretonne cover £9. Antique mahogany oval folding card-table inlaid satinwood and decorated festoons of flowers, with baize top and six legs £11. Antique mahogany oval folding card-table with 4 drawers and leather top on pillar with 4 feet £10. A carved and gilt console table on cabriole legs with shaped marble top £10. An 8 day striking clock with enamelled panels by Thomas Martin £6. Antique elm armchair and 5 chairs in American leather en suite £14. A set of mahogany dining tables (3ft 6in by 8 ft) £6. An antique inlaid walnut chest of drawers £8/10/-. Grained chests of 4 drawers £4/15/- and £5. An antique mahogany bedside cupboard £4. An antique commode as chest of drawers with brass handles £8. An antique oak chest of 5 drawers £4. An antique mahogany frame couch with loose cuchion and cover £4. White and gilt oval mirror with bevelled plate (3ft by 2ft 3in) £7. Antique inlaid circular front oak corners cupboard £9/10/-. An antique mahogany dressing table with drawer £4/10/-. Grained as oak dressing table with mirror £5/10/-. Antique couch on 7 tapered legs with loose cretonne cover £4. A mahogany half-tester bedstead, hangings and spring mattress £7. A 3ft stained as oak chest of 4 drawers £5/5/-. A gilt and white overmantle with 3 bevelled panels £6/5/-. Hair and wool mattresses £3 and £4/5/-. A 3ft stained as oak chest of 4 drawers £5/15/-. Stained dressing table with mirror £3/10/-. A painted and grained chest of 4 drawers £4. A 6ft 9in empire couch in ebonised frame with ormolu mounts, upholstered in tapestry £7. Antique mahogany frame Chippendale winged chair with loose cover £8. A 19½in blue and white circular Delph dish £7/10/-. A Chamberlain’s Worcester dessert service, 22 pieces, £5/5/-. A part Crown Derby dessert service, 16 pieces, £2/10/-. A Sunderland transfer tea and coffee service 33 pieces £6. A 15½in Oriental bowl £6/5/-. An 8 day Dresden striking clock £8. A Dresden tea and coffee service £6/10/-. A pair of cut glass 2 branch candelabra 20in high £8. A cut glass candelabra with 15 candle sconces £6/10/-. Two old cut glass dishes and cut glass jar £3/10/-. A pair of 12 bore double barrelled guns in leather case by E M Riley and Co., London £19. A pair pin-fire in wooden case by E Dodson Leith £5.

Among the oil paintings sold were a large oil-painting “Woodland Scene” in gilt frame £30; “Portrait of a Gentleman in Armour,” copy of a Vandyck, in gilt frame £6/10/-; “Still Life, Fruit,” £24; a portrait of “Admiral Sir Clondesley Shovel” £20; portrait of “Admiral Sir George Roche”; a “Lady with Fruit” in antique oval gilt frame £7; portrait copy of a Murillo £8; “Cattle and Figures” £27; “Sporting Scenes” £10;  portrait of a lady £5/10/-; “Still Life – Game and Fruit” £9/10/-; “Two Figures” £4/10/-.


Bucks Standard 27th March 1920

IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL AND FURNITURE SALES AT COSGROVE

One of the most important dispersal sales of live and dead farming stock held in this district for a long time took place at Cosgrove on Thursday and Friday, March 18 and 19 on instructions from Major H. Grant Thorold, who recently sold the Cosgrove Hall Estate. Messrs Wigley, Sons & Gambell, the well-known Newport Pagnell firm of Auctioneers, were entrusted with the sale, and on both days there was a large attendance of buyers from a very wide area. The valuable collection of implements and machinery was offered on the first day and in many instances excellent prices were paid, including the following:

Cake Breaker £4 12s 6d; bouting plough £10; cultivator by Martin £18 10s; set of 4 horse drag harrows £7 15s; 3-horse ditto £9; 2-horse ditto £9 10s; Cambridge roll £19; iron roll £9; a Coultas 7ft 6in steerage drill £40; manure drill £19; 6ft Massey-Harris binder £69; a 5 ft ditto £30; nearly new grass mower £18; McCormick Hay Loader £33 10s; elevator complete with horse gear £114 10s; farm wagon, complete with raves and hay loader fittings £46; a similar lot £51; farm carts £31 10s to £41; a 5 hp Petter oil engine £40; a power chaff cutter by Bamford, £35; thiller harness made to £8 15s a set, the dairy utensils sold well and the 300 head of poultry realised good prices.

On Friday the herd of Pedigree Lincoln Red cattle, the flock of 1000 Oxford Down sheep and the horses and pigs were sold. The sheep met a keen demand. Tegs made up to £8 and averaged £7 per head. Couples made to £8. An Oxford Down shearling ram sold for 27 guineas.

The Lincoln Red shorthorn cattle, in the breeding of which Major Grant Thorold has taken a keen interest for many years, were shown in fresh condition, and the cows and young stock sold readily at satisfactory prices, an 8 year old cow making the top figure of 56 guineas. Other prices for the cows were: Cosgrove 145th calved April 1914, 50 guineas, Cosgrove 174th calved January 1915, 51 guineas, Cosgrove 188th calved April 1915, 50 guineas, Cosgrove 126th and Cosgrove 128th both calved November 1913, 41 guineas each, Cosgrove 162nd calved September 1914, 49 guineas, Cosgrove 164th calved October 1914, 40½ guineas, Cosgrove 95th calved March 1920, 39 guineas, Cosgrove 208th and 218th both calved January 1916, made 46 and 41 guineas, respectively.  A barren Lincoln Red Heifer, calved December 1916, sold for 41 guineas, and other heifers calved in 1917 made 42 guineas, 46 guineas, 52 guineas, 48 guineas, 41 guineas, and 36 guineas. Barren cows made from £47 to £50 per head and steers from £34 10s to £31.

The cart horses were a handsome lot, chief prices paid being: 145 guineas for a six-year-old cart mare; 120 guineas for a four year old cart mare; 110 guineas for a four year old cart gelding; 105 guineas for a five year old cart mare; 100 guineas for a four year old cart mare; 86 guineas for an eight year old cart mare; 80 guineas for an unbroken four year old cart gelding; and other animals made from 43 guineas to 60 guineas.

Prices for pigs ranged from £27 10s to £34 10s for in-pig sows, an in-pig yelt made £20 and a Berkshire board sold for £22 10s.


Wolverton Express 22nd April 1921

MANOR FARM COSGROVE

WIGLEY, SONS AND GAMBELL

Are instructed by Mr A H Fergusson, to Sell by Auction on MONDAY APRIL 25th, 1921 at FIVE O’clock exact time about

100 ACRES OF GRASS KEEPING AND MOWING GRASS up to Christmas.

Lot          Catalogue 
r
p
1. Brownsmore 
12
3
33
2.   Dipping Tub (subject to right of access for owner over this Lot to Dip Pump)    
10
3
33
3. Meadow
6
1
25
4. Meadow 
27
1
5
---------------
33 2 31
May be mown and hay taken off.

A man will be provided to attend to stock and fences.

Credit on the usual conditions.

The Company will oblige by meeting the Auctioneer at the Canal Bridge Road entrance to Lot 1.

Catalogues may be obtained of the Auctioneers, Newport Pagnell and Stony Stratford.


Wolverton Express 6th May 1927

Sale of Grass Keeping

Mr. P C Gambell, Auctioneer at Newport Pagnell and Olney, conducted a sale of 204 acres of grass keeping at the Manor Farm, Cosgrove, by the instructions at Mrs Agar, on Tuesday last.  A good company assembled and prices maintained a good average of from 35/- to 51/- per acre.


Wolverton Express 10th June 1927

PC Gambell

In conjunction with

John D Wood & Co

Are instructed by Mrs. Agar to sell by auction as a whole or in lots (unless previously disposed of by private treaty), on Friday, July 15, 1927, at the Cock hotel, Stony Stratford, the valuable freehold

Residential & agricultural property, known as the Cosgrove Hall Estate, near Stony Stratford, the whole comprising an area of about 350 acres, and including the comfortable Georgian residence, having central heating and electric lighting, stabling, garage, lodge, and four cottages, old world gardens and grounds.

The Manor Farm, Cosgrove, with good house, buildings, cottages, and about 300 acres of good grass and arable land.

Particulars, conditions, and plans may be obtained in due course of the auctioneers, Mr. P C Gambell, Newport Pagnell and Olney; Messrs. John D Wood & Co, 6 Mount Street, London, W1; or of the solicitors, Messrs. Wrenstead, Hind & Roberts, Ormond House, 63 Queen Victoria street, London, EC 4


Wolverton Express 24th June, 1927

PC Gambell

In conjunction with

John D Wood & Co

Auction offices, Newport Pagnell and Olney

By direction of Mrs. B Agar.

As a whole or in three lots.

Freehold.  Bucks and Northants borders.

Castlethorpe station 1¾ miles; Wolverton 4 miles, Bletchley 9 miles; about 52 miles from London.

The exceedingly attractive

Residential & Agricultural property, known as

“Cosgrove Hall”

Near Stony Stratford, of about

350 acres

Comprising the comfortable Georgian residence, about 250 feet above sea level, with good views.  Hall, suite of three Reception rooms, facing south east, 14 bed & dressing rooms, several fitted with lavatory basins, five bath rooms.  Central heating; electric light; modern drainage; capital water supply.

Stabling, garage, lodge, and 4 cottages.

Richly timbered old world gardens and grounds - 35 acres.

The well-known Manor Farm, Cosgrove with old Manor House, ample Farm Buildings, three cottages, and about 307 acres of good grass and easy working Arable land;

Also

The Little Manor, a newly erected Tudor style house with 3 reception, 5 bed and 2 bath rooms, and Paddock, extending to about 7 acres.

For Sale by Auction, as a whole or in three lots (unless previously disposed of) by

P C Gambell

and

John D Wood & Co

(Acting in conjunction)

At the Cock Hotel Stony Stratford on Friday, July 15, 1927 at 3.00 PM exact time

Solicitors: Messrs. Wrenstead, Hind & Roberts, Ormond House, 63 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4

Auctioneers: Messrs. John D Wood & Co, 6 Mount Street, Grosvenor Square, London W1; Mr. P C Gambell, Newport Pagnell and Olney.


Wolverton Express 22nd July, 1927

The Property Market

Cosgrove Hall property withdrawn

At the Cock Hotel, Stony Stratford, on Friday afternoon, Mr. P C Gambell auctioneer, Newport Pagnell and Olney, in conjunction with Messrs. John D Wood & Co London, offered at auction valuable residential and farm property, Cosgrove Hall, by direction of Mrs. B Agar, who is leaving the district.  There was a good attendance.  The whole of the property, about 358 acres, was first offered in one lot, and starting at £7000 bidding rose to £12,000, when the auctioneer announced that it was withdrawn at £16,000.

In the first lot was Cosgrove Hall, a Georgian residence, with a suite of three reception rooms and 14 bed and dressing rooms and fitted with electric light and all modern conveniences together with stabling, garage, and lodge, and four cottages, gardens and grounds, extending over 35 acres.  No offer was made and the lot was withdrawn.

Manor Farm. 307a 0r 18p, was the next lot.  It comprised Old Manor House, farm buildings, three cottages, etc., Bidding was started at £5000 and at £8000 the lot was withdrawn.

The third lot, the Little Manor, 7a.  0r.  3p, comprised a newly erected residence of old stone, with gardens.  Bidding began at £1000 and after three bids of £100 this lot was also withdrawn.

Mr. Roberts, of Messrs. Wrenstead, Hind and Roberts, London, represented the solicitors for the vendors.



Northampton Mercury - Friday 15 March 1929

FRIDAY NEXT.

By direction of Mr. P. Howard.

ELM FARM. COSGROVE.

SALE BY AUCTION

(subject to our usual conditions of sale) of the

LIVE and DEAD FARMING STOCK,

Including

2 POWERFUL HORSES.

6 DAIRY COWS, STEERS, etc.,

5 BULLOCKS.

1 HEIFER,

1 FAT HEIFER,

1 BULL,

1 BARREN COW.

1 SOW, 7 PORKETS, STORES,

50 HEAD OF POULTRY,

and the Useful Assortment of FARM IMPLEMENTS,

On FRIDAY NEXT, MARCH 22nd. 1929, THE PREMISES

At Two o’clock.

Catalogues from the Auctioneers: MESSRS, JACKSON STOPS, as above.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 29 March 1929

COSGROVE. FARM SALE.

MESSRS. JACKSON STOPS, on behalf of Mr. P. Howard, disposed of the farm stock at Elm Farm, Cosgrove, on Friday, when the following were the chief prices:

Scotch Cart £10 15s., mowing machine £7 5s., cows up to £24: young steers £13 5s., heifers £22 10s., bullocks £16 15s., porkets 81s., store pigs 29s. 6d.


Wolverton Express 18th April, 1930

Cosgrove

Mr. P C Gambell, auctioneer of Newport Pagnell and Olney, completed a successful sale of 180 acres of keeping and mowing grass at the Manor Farm, Cosgrove on Thursday, by the instructions of Mrs Agar.  There was a good company and the prices realised showed a slight advance on present sales in the neighbourhood, viz, 30/- to 56/- per acre.


Wolverton Express 25th July, 1930

Cosgrove

P C Gambell

Is instructed by Mrs. B E Agar to Sell by Auction on Tuesday, July 29, 1930, at 5.30 o’clock exact time,

40 Acres of Wheat, Oats & Barley, with the Straw to go off, as now standing on the Manor Farm, Cosgrove.                            

Lot  No on Ord. Catalogue 
a.
  r. 
p.
Survey Map
1 Part 132  Wheat
20
0
0
2 126 Barley 
6
0
0
3 115  Oats
7
2
0
4 116 Oats
6
3
0

The company will please meet the Auctioneer at the entrance gate to the field known as “Thickthorn” on the Cosgrove to Stony Stratford Road at 5.30 o’clock exact time.

Credit on the usual conditions.

Auction offices Newport Pagnell & Olney.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 06 November 1931

ATTRACTIVE MODERN HUNTING
BOX.

THE LITTLE MANOR, COSGROVE.

Commanding delightful views of the surrounding picturesque country. Long winding drive. Two floors only. Entrance hall, fitted cloak-room, three reception rooms, five bedrooms (two with lavatory basins), two bathrooms, usual offices.
Good repair, Costly fitments. Telephone. Pleasant garden, paddocks, grasslands and woodlands, in all about

31¾ Acres

With vacant possession

HAMPTON and SON

Will sell the above BY AUCTION

At the ST. JAMES’ ESTATE ROOMS,

SW1

On TUESDAY 1st DECEMBER Next

(Unless previously sold)

Solicitors Messrs. KENNETH BROWN BAKER BAKER Essex House Essex-street W.C.2

Particulars from the Auctioneers Hampton and Sons 20 St James Square S.W.1


Northampton Mercury - Friday 01 January 1932

THE LITTLE MANOR,
COSGROVE.

About 2 Miles from Stony Stratford

THE VALUABLE FURNITURE,

including:

Hair and Wool Mattresses, Inlaid Mahogany and Oak Bedsteads, inlaid Mahogany Washstand, Oval and Shield Shaped Mirrors, Mahogany Cupboard, Mahogany Chest of Drawers, Casement and Chintz Curtains, VALUABLE BEDROOM SUITE in polished grey walnut, QUEEN ANNE TALLBOY. QUEEN ANNE TABLE, Wilton Pile Carpets and Persian Rugs. SET OF SIX CHIPPENDALE CHAIRS, JACOBEAN CARVED OAK SIDEBOARD. JACOBEAN DINING TABLE. CARVED OAK SETTLE, CARVED OAK CHEST, Set of Dining Chairs in Oak, Carved and Cane Seat Chairs, Mahogany Half Circular Table. CHINA CABINET, MAHOGANY SUTHERLAND and OCCASIONAL TABLES, PIANOFORTE by Chappell, AEONIC PORTABLE WIRELESS SET. Brass Coal Vases, also the Kitchen and Outside Effects,

which MR. P. C. GAMBELL,

WILL SELL BY AUCTION,

By Direction of Mrs. Lindsay Stewart,

TUESDAY. JANUARY 12th, 1932,

at 11 o’clock exact time

On View Monday, January 11th, 1932, from 11 a.m. to 3p.m.

Catalogues may obtained from the Auctioneer, Newport Pagnell and Olney.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 15 January 1932

GOOD PRICES
COSGROVE LITTLE MANOR
SALE

High prices were realised the sale of furniture at the Little Manor, Cosgrove. The auctioneer was Mr. P. C. Gambell Newport Parnell and Olney, acting on instructions from Mrs. Lindsay Stewart. A polished grey walnut suite realised £42 10s., and the other principal prices were; Persian rugs, £4 5s., £5 15s., £3 and £8 15s.; mahogany chest of drawers £2 5s.; Wilton carpets, £9 5s., £6 ; 10s., and £5; antique walnut tallboy of drawers, £15; mahogany wardrobe antique mahogany bow front chest of drawers, £4; inlaid mahogany ; with box mattress, £4 5s.; antique chest with carved panels, £9 10s; settee, with carved panels and arms 10s.; two arm and four single chairs, Chippendale style, £13 antique walnut table, £4 15s.; settee upholstered in tapestry, £4 10s.; chair, ditto, £3 12s. 6d.; mahogany card table, 4s.; pianoforte in wood frame, £24; five valve portable wireless set, £4 5s.; antique mahogany inlaid circular front side table, £4  5s, walnut Sutherland folding table, £2 0s 6d.; Jacobean style oak dresser, ditto dining table, £16; ditto pair chairs and four single chairs

Amongst the outside effects, three galvanised corn bins made from a guinea to £1 3s.


Wolverton Express 1st April, 1932

Manor Farm Cosgrove

P C Gambell

Is instructed by the Exors of the late Mrs Agar to sell by auction on Friday, 8th April, 1932, at Five o’clock exact time,

190 Acres of Keeping and Mowing Grass

up to 1st of November, 1932

Lot  Catalogue
a
r
p
1 Brown Moor 
12
3
33
2 Dipping Tub Field (with use of Yard, Buildings and Dipping Tub)
11
1
18
3 Rookery
10
2
9
4 Shephard’s Close
14
3
23
5 The Meadows (may be mown)
33
2
31
6 The Meadows (may be mown)
41
2
24
7 Barn Grounds
14
2
29
8 Towing Path Field
9
1
28
9 Hovel Close
7
3
38
10 Hales and Wales
17
0
12
11 Lock House Field
10
0
19
12 Home Close 
4
1
23
  Farm Paddock (with Yard)
1
1
13

The Keeping is for grazing only, excepting Lots 5 and 6, which may be mown if desired.

No bulls or entire horses to be grazed.

A man will be provided to attend to the stock and fences.

The company will please meet the Auctioneer at the gateway on the Stony Stratford - Cosgrove road at 5 o’clock.

Credit on the usual conditions.

Auction Offices : Newport Pagnell & Olney.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 07 April 1933

MANOR FARM, COSGROVE.

MR. P. C. CAMBELL

Is instructed by the Exors. of the late Mrs. Agar,

TO SELL BY AUCTION,

On WEDNESDAY NEXT, APRIL 12th, 1933,

At 5 o’clock exact time,

207 ACRES OF KEEPING AND
MOWING GRASS,

Up to November 1st, 1933.

CATALOGUE.

Lot

a.

r.

p.

1.

Brown Moor                             

12

3

38

2.

Dipping Tub Field                     

11

1

18

(With use of yard, buildings and dipping tub).

3.

Rookery 

10

2

9

4.

Shepherd’s Close...  14.3.23

Towing Path Field      9.1.28

24

1

11

5. The Meadows (may be mown)
33
2
31

6.

The Meadows (may be mown)

41

2

24

7.

Barn Grounds

14

2

29

8.

Hovel Close ………. 7.3.38

Hales and Wales..... 17.0.12

25

0

10

9.

Lock House Field

10

0

10

10.

Home Close …..                4.1. 23

Farm Paddock (with yard) 1.1.13

5

2

36

11.

Second Lawn

16

2

7

The Keeping is for grazing only, excepting Lots 5 and 6, which may be mown if desired. No bulls or entire horses to be grazed.
A man will be provided to attend to the stock and fences.
The company will please meet the Auctioneer at the gateway on the Stony Stratford—Cosgrove road at 5 o’clock. Credit on the usual conditions.
Auction Offices; Newport Pagnell and Olney.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 08 September 1933

COSGROVE,
Near STONY STRATFORD.

Messrs. GEO. WIGLEY and SONS

Are instructed by the Administratrix of the Estate of the late Mr, J. J.
Holdom,

TO SELL BY AUCTION,

On MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1933,

At the
BARLEY MOW P.H., COSGROVE,
at 7 o’clock, in four lots,

A SEMI-DETACHED COTTAGE and GARDEN, occupied by Mr. Hinton.

COTTAGE and GARDEN, tenanted by Mr. Harry Barby.

ENCLOSURE of Valuable GRASS LAND of nearly ACRES (part Orchard), with Buildings, and an ALLOTMENT FIELD, adjoining the Council's Housing Site,

For further particulars and conditions Sale, apply to the Solicitors: Messrs. PARROTT and SON, Stony Stratford and Wolverton; Messrs. WORLEY and CO., Stony Stratford; or to the Auctioneers. Winslow, Bletchley, and Stony Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 07 April 1933

MANOR FARM, COSGROVE.

MR. P. C. CAMBELL

Is instructed by the Exors. of the late Mrs. Agar,

TO SELL BY AUCTION,

On WEDNESDAY NEXT, APRIL 12th, 1933,

At 5 o’clock exact time,

207 ACRES OF KEEPING AND
MOWING GRASS,

Up to November 1st, 1933.

CATALOGUE.

Lot

a.

r.

p.

1.

Brown Moor                             

12

3

38

2.

Dipping Tub Field                     

11

1

18

(With use of yard, buildings and dipping tub).

3.

Rookery 

10

2

9

4.

Shepherd’s Close...  14.3.23

Towing Path Field      9.1.28

24

1

11

5. The Meadows (may be mown)
33
2
31

6.

The Meadows (may be mown)

41

2

24

7.

Barn Grounds

14

2

29

8.

Hovel Close ………. 7.3.38

Hales and Wales..... 17.0.12

25

0

10

9.

Lock House Field

10

0

10

10.

Home Close …..                4.1. 23

Farm Paddock (with yard) 1.1.13

5

2

36

11.

Second Lawn

16

2

7

The Keeping is for grazing only, excepting Lots 5 and 6, which may be mown if desired. No bulls or entire horses to be grazed.
A man will be provided to attend to the stock and fences.
The company will please meet the Auctioneer at the gateway on the Stony Stratford—Cosgrove road at 5 o’clock. Credit on the usual conditions.
Auction Offices; Newport Pagnell and Olney.

Results

Northampton Mercury Friday 13 April 1934

Mr. P. C. Gambell, auctioneer, Newport Pagnell and Olney, conducted a successful sale of grass keeping and mowing at the Manor Farm, Cosgrove, by instructions from the exors. of the late Mrs. Agar. There was a numerous company, and over 200 acres were disposed of at prices which showed an improvement compared with last year. The various lot were: Lot 1, Brown Moor, 12a. 3r. 3p., 36s. per acre; 2, Dipping Tub Field, 11-1-18, 35s.; 3, Rookery, 10-2-9, 43s., 4, Shepherd’s Close and Towing Path Field. 24-1-11, 28s; 5, The Meadows, 33-2-31, 30s.; 6, The Meadows, 41-2-24, 26s.; 7, Barn Grounds, 14-2-29, 35s.; 8, Hovel Close Hales and Wales, 25-0-10, 27s.; 9, Lock House Field, 10-0-19, 14s.; 10, Second Lawn, 16-2-7, 42s.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 05 April 1935

MANOR FARM, COSGROVE MR. P. C, GAMBELL Is instructed  by F. Hewson, Esq., TO SELL BY AUCTION, On THURSDAY, APRIL 11th, 1935, at 5.30 o’clock, exact time, ACRES OF KEEPING AND *MOWING GRASS, Up to November 1st, 1935.
Northampton Mercury - Friday 29 January 1937

ATTRACTIVE NEW HOUSE FOR SALE.

£500. OR LET 11/6 PER WEEK.

5 Rooms, Bath (h. and c.). Electric Light, Main Water,

Apply.— HEWSON, RECTORY, COSGROVE, NORTHANTS


Northampton Mercury - Friday 28 April 1939

MANOR FARM COSGROVE.

4 SHORTHORN CATTLE, 3 Cows in-profit and in-calf, 1 Yearling Steer.
100 BORDER LEICESTER SHEEP, 49 Theaves with their 67 Lambs, 49 Ewe Tegs (30 of which are either Down Lambing or with Lambs), Suffolk and Western Rams.

CHESTNUT CART MARE.
A Useful Collection of
IMPLEMENTS & MACHINES.
FORDSON TRACTOR.
106 ACRES OF GRASS KEEPING. in 9 Convenient Lots. Shepherd provided.

Peirce, Thorpe and Marriott
Have been favoured with instructions from Mr. R. Knibb
(who has taken an agency with the Albion Cake Co.)
TO SELL THE ABOVE BY AUCTION,
On MONDAY, MAY 8, 1939,
Commencing at Two o’clock.

 No Catalogues.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 14 July 1939

By direction of the Education Committee
of the Northamptonshire County Council.

COSGROVE

2 miles from Stony Stratford, 4 miles
from Wolverton. 8 miles from Towcester,
and 12 miles from Northampton.

A DETACHED FREEHOLD DWELLING-HOUSE

known as
THE SCHOOL HOUSE, COSGROVE.

The Property is Brick Built, partly Slated and Tiled, and contains; Three Bedrooms, two fitted grates and one having an electric heating plug and cupboard; Entrance Hall; Two Sitting Rooms (one with bay) each fitted grate; Breakfast Room, fitted grate, electric heating plug and cupboard; Pantry; Larder; Kitchen, fitted inter-oven grate, table and cupboard; Scullery, fitted sink and copper; Bathroom, fitted bath and basin.

Brick paved Yard with access through double doors to street; Closet, brick-built and slated Garage and Coal Store adjoining; Small Lean-to Greenhouse, and a Garden, well stocked with productive fruit trees.

Electric Light. Water Supply.

VACANT POSSESSION.

TO BE OFFERED FOR SALE BY AUCTION,

BY J. C. J. Legge FAI.,

AT THE BARGE INN, COSGROVE,

On WEDNESDAY, JULY 26th, 1939,

At Seven o’clock in the Evening,

Subject to Conditions of Sale to be then produced.

For full Particulars and Key, apply to the Auctioneer. House, Shop, Land, Estate and Valuation Offices, 14, Castilian-street, Northampton. Telephone 50 (two lines).

Solicitor; J. ALAN TURNER, Esq., Clerk of the Northamptonshire County Council, County Hall, Northampton. Telephone Nos. 791/2.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 07 August 1942

FOR SALE Cobbs Bush Farm, Cosgrove,

102 Acres; possession. Also Land Stony Stratford, 130' 42'; Building 28' x 18'; with possession.

Apply Franklin, Stony Stratford


Northampton Mercury - Friday 09 October 1942

FOR SALE

COBBS Bush Farm. Cosgrove, 102 Acres of Rich, Productive Land: Tieups and bowls for 45 cows. Water to all fields, which nearly all open on first-class roads. Two Sets Farm Buildings.

John Franklin. Stony Stratford.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 01 January 1943

MANOR FARM, COSGROVE,
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE.

Close to Stony Stratford and Wolverton.

135 HEAD OF CATTLE viz. 38 Dairy Cows and Heifers, 5 in-calf and down-calving Heifers. 4 outlying Barren Cows, 52 two and three-years-old Heifers and Steers, 23 young Heifers and Steers, 11 weaning Calves, and two Short horn stock Bulls.

3 STRONG & ACTIVE CART HORSES,

To be Sold by Auction, by
Messrs. Stafford, Rogers &
A. W. Merry, Ltd.,

On FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 1943 at 12 o’clock precisely, by direction of Mr. F. A. Hewson (having let the farm).

Catalogues may be obtained on application to the Auctioneers, Leighton Buzzard and Bedford.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 13 August 1943

GENUINE SALE.

COSGROVE, BUCKS.

COBBS BUSH FARM.

2 miles Stony Stratford, 6 miles Towcester, 8 miles Buckingham. Osborne & Son

Are favoured with instructions from Mr. John Franklin (the farm having been sold), to Sell by Auction,

on the Premises, on MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 1943. 12 noon prompt,

THE WHOLE LIVE AND DEAD FARMING STOCK.

33 HEAD OF DAIRY CATTLE,
comprising

5 d.c. Cows, 2 New Milch, 15 in-milk and Calf, 10 Young Stock, Red Pedigree Bull.

ROAN PONY.

IMPLEMENTS & MACHINERY:

Fordson Tractor, Ransome’s 2-furrow Plough, Set Tractor Rubbers, Drill (13-couiter). Mangold Drill Cultivator Disc Harrows, Rim and Smooth Rolls, Ploughs, Horse Hoe, Slag Drill, Mowing Machine, Haymaker. Swath Turner, Side-delivery Timber Wagon, Four Four-wheel Trolleys, Albion Binder, 5ft., complete; Hay Sweeps, Bull Float, Ladders, Boring Tackle, complete with windlass, Stone-breaker, Winnowing Machine Hay Loader, Elevator (with Lister Engine, Pulleys and Belting), Chaff cutter, Bamford Corn Mill, Pulper, Lister 5 h.p. Engine, with tank; 200 gal. Paraffin Tank with pump; Pig Troughs, Iron Fencing, Chain Pulleys, Galvanised Cistern, Rolls Pig Wire, Sack Barrows, 2-ton Jack, Tractor Pulley, Hay and Pitch Forks, Rick Sheets. Iron Tree Guards, Harness Sets, thiller, Milk Cart etc, etc.

 Catalogues (2d. each) from the Auctioneers, Buckingham (Phone 2120).

Northampton Mercury - Friday 03 September 1943

An auction sale of farming stock, implements, and machinery was held by Messrs. Osborne and Son. at Cobbs Bush Farm. Cosgrove, by order of Mr. J Franklin.

Cows and calves made to £46: down-calving cows. £45: two-years-old heifers. £17 5s.: pedigree bull, £35; horses up to 23½ gns.

Implements and machinery comprised Fordson tractor and rubbers. £250; Ransome tractor plough. £43 44.: mowing machine for tractor. £32; elevator. £85; Albion binder. £60; farm cart - 5 h.p. engine, £38; Bamford mill, £32.

The auctioneer was Mr. L. Osborne.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 27 December 1946

FORTHCOMING SALE. Jan. 9.—Cosgrove Rectory. Sale of Furniture and Effects, for Mr. F. Hewson.

Northampton Mercury - Friday 03 January 1947

COSGROVE RECTORY 1½ miles from Stony Stratford

A sale by auction of

SURPLUS FURNITURE

Will be held at

THE RECTORY on THURSDAY JANUARY 9, 1947 at 12 midday.

Comprising chiefly:

8 day Grandfather Clock in oak case 2ft 6in, Roll Top oak desk 2ft 9in, Mahogany Pembroke Table 3ft, Folding Rosewood Card Table 3ft 6in, Mahogany Bookcase 6ft 3in, French console Table and Mirror in gilt frame 6ft, Extending Mahogany Dining Table 4ft, Walnut Round Table on pedestal, 2 heavy oak Fireside Kerbs, Electric and other Table Lamps, a Mahogany Linen Chest, a Painted Wardrobe 40in, Oak Chest of Drawers and other Bedroom Furniture, 20 round Extending Ladder, 24 round Ladder, 14in Garden Roller, Scythe, Garden Tools, 2 large Crosscut saws (one 8ft), Carpenters bench etc,

By direction of Mr F. Hewson

On view morning of sale.

Auctioneers Howkins, Sons and Fatt

7 Derngate Northampton (Tel 2426) and at Rugby and Daventry.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 23 May 1947

COSGROVE.
2 miles from Stony Stratford.

Lot 1.

Freehold land, adjoining the Canal and Bridge near the centre of the village, comprising O.S- No 70 (1926 Edition) in the above Parish extending to 9 ACRES 3 ROODS 22 POLES (or thereabouts) of which 5 acres and 22 poles on the frontage are let as allotments to the Cosgrove Allotment Committee, at an annual rental of £15 11s. 8d., payable half-yearly at Ladyday and Michaelmas, and the remaining 4 acres and 3 roods are in the occupation of the Vendor, who will give VACANT POSSESSION at Michaelmas next, or as soon as the present crop of wheat has been taken off. The frontage of 150 ft, (approx.) forms a VALUABLE BUILDING SITE and the Allotment tenants could be reinstated on the vacant land to the rear. Tithe free. Land tax 9s. 5d.

Lot 2. THREE BRICK AND SLATED FREEHOLD COTTAGES situated on The Green, each containing: 1 Living Room, Kitchen. 3 Bedrooms, Outside Barn and Closet with gardens in front and at rear, let to Mrs. Toombs, Messrs. Swain Bros, and Mrs. Hill, the two end Cottages will be offered, WITH VACANT POSSESSION. Land Tax £1. Gross Rental £28 12s. 0d.

To be offered for Sale by Auction on MONDAY. JUNE 2. 1947. at THE BARLEY MOW INN. COSGROVE at 7 P-m. (if not previously disposed of).

To view apply the Auctioneers; HOWKINS, SONS & FATT, 7, Derngate, Northampton (Tel. 2426) and at Rugby and Daventry. Solicitors Messrs. Dennis. Faulkner and Alsop, 17, Market Square, Northampton (Tel- 3000).


Northampton Mercury - Friday 06 April 1951

WITH VACANT POSSESSION. BUCKS—NORTHANTS BORDERS

THE ATTRACTIVE FREEHOLD RESIDENCE known as

THE OLD DOWER HOUSE, COSGROVE.

Near STONY STRATFORD.

Three Reception Rooms, four Principal and two Secondary Bedrooms, usual Domestic Offices, Large Garden and Orchards, Garage, Stables and GARDENER’S COTTAGE.

Which MR. P. C. GAMBELL Is Instructed by the Executors of the late Miss E. C. Wells to Sell by Auction at THE SWAN HOTEL. NEWPORT PAGNELL, on WEDNESDAY. MAY 1951. 3 p.m. exact time (unless previously disposed of by private treaty). Vacant Possession will be given on completion of purchase. Further particulars and Orders to View may be obtained of the Solicitors; Messrs. Western and Sons, 35 Essex-street. Strand. London, or of the Auctioneer.


Northampton Mercury - Friday 25 June 1954

By Order of the Rev. J. S. Benson.

COSGROVE. 2½ miles to Stony Stratford. 4 miles to Wolverton. 10 miles to Bletchley.

SEVEN FREEHOLD BUILDING PLOTS

Pleasantly situated forming the walled-in kitchen garden and part of the grounds of The Rectory,” three with frontage to the village main street and four with frontage the road leading to the Old Brewery.

Also A SET OF BUILDINGS and yard let to Mr. R. W. Hills on a quarterly tenancy at a rental of £30 per annum, tenant paying rates. Which Messrs.

HOWKINS SONS AND FATT

Will sell by auction in Lots at the Cock Hotel Stony Stratford on Wednesday July 14th 1954 at 7pm (if not previously disposed of).


Wolverton Express 17th July 1962

TWO FARMS SOLD FOR £49,700

Manor Farm, Castlethorpe, the home of the Markham family for nearly 50 years, was sold on Saturday at Northampton to Mr. H. M. Stockdale, of Pindon Manor, for £35,000. (The sale was on the instructions of Mrs. Markham, who also offered Cobbs Bush, Cosgrove. This was sold to Mr. Mayo, of Silverstone, for £14,700

But the Markhams are not leaving Castlethorpe. Mrs: Markham is going into retirement and will live at the bungalow Glencote, while her son Jack is to carry on farming the third of the family farms, Glenmore, of 150 acres The eldest son, Leslie, who used to be at Cobbs Bush, is leaving farming altogether. Mrs. Markham and her late husband, Mr. W. D. Markham; built up a fine herd of Friesians at Castlethorpe. Mr. Markham was president of the village Football Club, which played on their land and when he died 13 years ago Mrs Markham continued as president, an office she still holds.

With the sale of the farm, the club has had to give the pitch up, but another local farmer, Mr. J. Sawbridge, has allowed them the use of one of his fields. The sale on Saturday was conducted by Mr. S. G. Burkill, of Messrs. Peirce, Thorpe, and Marriott.


Wolverton Express 4th September 1964

TOWCESTER RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL

BUILDING LAND FOR SALE —PARISH OF COSGROVE

The Council offers for sale by sealed tender a field having a frontage of approximately 200 feet to Main Street Cosgrove, and containing 1.259 acres or thereabouts. Main drainage, water and electricity are available. The site is reasonably level and has the benefit of outline planning, permission granted on the 29tfi April, 1964 for housing development, subject to usual conditions. Vacant possession will be given on completion. Authority to view and detailed particulars of sale and plan may be obtained from the Council's Surveyor, Mr. G. Berridge, M.Inst.R.A., A.I.AA., 163 Watling Street West, Towcester, Offers for the land, on forms obtainable as aforesaid must be enclosed in a sealed envelope marked "Cosgrove Land" and must be received by the undersigned not later than 2nd October, 1964. The Council do not bind themselves to accept the highest or any offer.

F. J. HULBERT. Clerk of the Court


Wolverton Express March 1967

RECTORY FARM, COSGROVE

On the main A.508 road mid-way between Yardley Gobion and Old Stratford.

25 STORE CATTLE

comprising: 4 Friesian Steers. 11 years old; 5 Angus Steers and Heifers; 4 Hereford Steers and Heifers, 11 years old; 11 Hereford Steers Heifers, 8 months old; 1 Charolaise Steer, 8 months old.

And the

AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS

& MACHINERY

including: 2 Fordson Major Paraffin Tractors, 2-furrow Tractor Plough. 9-tine Cultivator, Set of Disc Harrows, Set of 3 Heavy Harrows, Double Set of Chain Harrows, Combine Drill, Artificial Manure Spreader, Tractor Hay Rake, Lundell Forage Harvester, Buck Rake, McCormick Intel-nation Pick-up Baler, 4-ton Hydraulic Tipping Trailer, 4-wheel Trailers. Tearaway rear Muck Fork, Morris 1000 Pick-up, Root Cutter, Weighing Machine, Petrol and Diesel Engines, Sack Hoist, Grinding Mill, Hammer Mill, Water and Fuel Storage Tanks, Galvanised and Wooden Sheep Troughs, Cattle Mangers and Racks. Poultry Feeders, Drinkers and equipment 3-furrow Ford Ransome Plough, Mounted G.P. Plough, etc.,

will be offered for Sale by Auction by

PEIRCE, THORPE & MARRIOTT

on the instructions of G. Ruff, Esq.., who is retiring, on

TUESDAY 21st MARCH, 1967 at

11 a.m. prompt

Catalogues available  on application to the Auctioneers' Offices: 9 BRIDGE STREET, NORTHAMPTON, Tel. 32266/7/8


Wolverton Express 29th January 1971

By direction of Mrs. E. Slaymaker

COSGROVE - Nr. STONY STRATFORD

Auction Sale of

Antique Furniture and Decorative items at "The Old Plough", 15 Main Street

comprising: Good quality antique marquetry corner cupboard; 3 silver rose bowls; 2 grandfather clocks; Georgian card table: antique and other chairs; antique oak gate-leg table; 3 tea-caddies; large oak-framed open bookshelves; books: Victorian chaise-lounge; fitted travelling writing desk; brass pole screen: occasional tables; mirrors; rosewood what-not:

a considerable collection of copper and brass items including 4 warming pans; candlesticks; kettles; preserving pans; horse brasses; bits; trays; ornaments; pewter teapots and tankards; rail fender;

decorative china: Staffordshire figures and groups, Spode bowls; toby jugs; china mugs; blue and white willow pattern; old jugs. 2 large Victorian wardrobes, double bed; modern oak wardrobe; pair Edwardian inlaid bedroom chairs; antique candle box; Victorian dressing table; carved mahogany z tester bedstead; glasses; crockery; mats and rugs; carpets; electric food mixer; garden and outside effects; white painted seat; wheelbarrow; handcart; flower pots; slates; firewood, etc.

IN ALL APPROX. 200 LOTS

Jackson-Stops & Staff

will sell the above by public auction

AT THE PREMISES in a marquee on

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1971 commencing at 12 noon sharp.

On view morning of sale. No catalogues.


Wolverton Express 1st August 1975

FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 1975

AUCTION

By direction of Charles Mackenzie Hill, Esq.

COSGROVE HALL

COSGROVE, NORTHANTS

The Valuable Antique

CONTENTS OF THE MANSION

A 19th century satinwood Library. Bookcase, a pair demi-lune Side Tables, and pair of Corner Display Cabinets, 17th century oak Refectory Tables, Dressers, Coffers, Armchairs, Cricket, Gate-leg and Side Tables, Chests and Wardrobes. Georgian mahogany breakfront Library Bookcase, Card, Pembroke and Silver tables, Chests of Drawers, pair of Table Globes, also a pair of red lacquer Display Cabinets, pair of Side Tables and a Chest on Stand, an Italian marquetry Centre Table, a Bureau Plat and Regency Bird Cage, Armada Chest, Long Case and Bracket Clocks. Andirons, Bluthner Pianoforte, expensive upholstery, Chippendale design Wall Mirror, Oriental Porcelain Lamps and Cisterns, Pewter, Silver and Plate, Linen, Carpets and Curtains, Garden Vases and outdoor model Railway Engines, Silk and fine Wool Persian Carpets and Rugs, important Sporting and other Oil Paintings, which

PHILLIPS will sell by Public Auction on the premises on WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY August 13 and 14, 1975 at 11 a.m. each day

On view Saturday and Monday prior (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day)

Illustrated Catalogues (Price 50p by post) from the Auctioneers

Blenstock House, 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street London W1Y OAS

Telephone: 01-629 6602


Wolverton Express 24th September 1976

By Direction of Messrs. Amos
"Quarry Hill Farm"
 COSGROVE
1 mile North Stony Stratford
12 miles South of Northampton
For Sale with Vacant Possession
by Public Auction
A DETACHED
DOUBLE FRONTED BUNGALOW
with Mature Gardens of 0.60 Acres and Useful Outbuildings together with
PADDOCK of 1.50 ACRES
And
8.30 ACRES ROUGH GRAZING
A total area of 10.40 ACRES
in all or thereabouts
(Subject to Conditions of Sale to be then and there produced and unless previously sold by Private Treaty?)
at
THE COCK HOTEL, STONY STRATFORD
on
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1976 at 6.00 p.m.

To view and for all further particulars apply to the Auctioneers