|Wellingborough News, 6th May 1882, transcribed by Kay Collins
RUSHDEN, NEAR WELLINGBOROUGH & HIGHAM FERRERS
Messrs. Stafford and Rogers
HAVE received instructions from the Hon. C. W. W. Fitzwilliam, to SELL BY AUCTION, on Thursday, May 11, 1882, at the Wagon and Horses Inn, Rushden, at Three for Four o'clock in the Afternoon, a FAMILY RESIDENCE, known as Rushden Cottage, together with Large Garden and Stables, containing 6,440 square yards (or thereabouts); now in the occupation of Campbell Praed, Esq.
The House contains dining room 20ft. by 17ft., drawing room 16ft. by 19ft., small ditto, study, front hall with conservatory, servants' hall, butler's pantry, kitchen, and the usual domestic offices, 8 bedrooms, day and night nurseries, 2 dressing rooms, 2 W.C.'s, stablings with lofts over, 4 loose boxes and 1 stall, 2 coach houses, harness room, with Groom's Cottage and other Outbuildings.
Possession can be had at Michaelmas Next.
Further particulars may be obtained of Messrs. FRERE, FOSTER, & Co., Solicitors, 28, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, W.C., at the Wagon and Horses Inn, Rushden; or of the AUCTIONEERS, Bedford, and Chellington, near Bedford.
|Wellingborough News, 20th May 1882, transcribed by Kay Collins
PROPERTY SALE"Rushden Cottage," with its extensive grounds, the property of the Hon. C. W. Fitzwilliam, M.P., for several years in the occupation of Mr. H. W. Currie, and at present occupied by Mr. Campbell Praed, was put up for sale by auction by Messrs. Stafford and Rogers, on the 11th inst., at the Wagon and Horses Inn, Rushden. The "Cottage," stabling, and 6,640 square yards of land, were bought by Mr. Cave for £1,600; a tool and store house, overlooking a portion of the grounds, being bought by Mr. Higgins for £71. Lots 1 to 4, containing 1,231 yards, were bought by Mr. G. Denton for £152; lots 5 and 6, 780 yards, by Mr. H. Skinner, for £86; lot 7, 535 yards, by Mr. C. Sanders, for £56; lots 8 to 11, 1,220 yards, by Mr. Cave, for £165; lots 12 and 13, 675, by Mr. Cox, for £58; lots 14 and 15, 642 yards, by Mr. W. Spencer, for £57; lots 25 and 26, 556 yards, by Mr. Edwin Knight, for £69. The remaining lots, covering over an acre of ground, were withdrawn. Lots 27 and 28 were afterwards privately bought by Mr. G. Perkins, for the Rushden Tradesmen's Club, for £91; and lots 5, 6, and 7 were subsequently re-sold to Mr. Cave. Two cottages in Duck-street, the property of Mr. C. Praed, were sold at the close of the above auction to Mr. John Wood, for £200. The auction was a fairly spirited one, the auctioneers being, evidently well satisfied with the results.
|Wellingborough News, 19th August 1882, transcribed by Kay Collins
THE COTTAGE, RUSHDEN, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE,
Within 1½ Miles of the Irchester and Higham Ferrers Railway Stations.
Messrs. Stafford and Rogers
HAVE been favoured with instructions from the Honourable C. W. W. Fitzwilliam, M.P., to Sell by Auction, on Thursday, Sept. 7, and following day, if necessary, at Ten for Eleven punctually, the whole of the Valuable and Modern HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, including the contents of Dining Room, Drawing Room, Library, and Hall, viz.:Ornamental iron sideboard with marble slab, mahogany ditto, telescope dining, walnut oval, card, Sutherland, and library tables, conversational sofa and chairs en suite, lounge chairs and 8 spring seat ditto en suite, a 4ft. mahogany dinner wagon, Turkey, Brussels, and other carpets and hearthrugs, window curtains, brass picture rods, banner screens on brass tripod stands, steel fenders and fire implements, &c.; the Contents of 13 Bed and Dressing Rooms, including handsome brass half-tester and iron bedsteads, feather bolsters and pillows, wool and hair mattresses, blankets, Marseilles and other counterpanes, japanned suites, toilet sets, baths, &c.; Kitchen Requisites and Outdoor Effects, together with about 112 DOZEN OF WINES (a choice selection), comprising 12 doz. Chateau Margaux, 1870; 48 doz. Leoville Lascases, 1868 and 1870; 9 doz. Duhart Castija, 1865; 10 doz Madeira; 12 doz. Gruaud Larose, 1865; 18 doz. Sherry, and 3 doz. Port; samples of which will be produced at the time of sale.
Goods on view the day before the sale.
Admission by Catalogues, which may be obtained of the Auctioneers, Bedford, and Chellington near Bedford.