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Articles from 1868

The Marlborough Times, 8th February 1868:
The Manor House, Milton
Two days' sale of household furniture and effects, useful nag (a cream, with black legs, mane & tail) good and quiet in harness; carriage, cart, capital Alderney cow in full milk, 2 year old ditto (in calf), yearling; dairy and brewing utensils, casks, books, paintings, old china, glass, surgical instruments etc; together with about 13 doz of very choice port wine, of the vintages of 1854, 1851, 1840 and 1820, laid down by the late Dr SOMERSET, viz: 3 doz of 1854, 3 doz of 1851, 3 doz of the justly-admired and scarce 1840 vintage, and 4 dozen of undoubtedly genuine 1820 port. The 2 latter vintages will be sold in lots of not more than 1 doz each.

Mr Hillier is favoured with instructions from the executors of the late Mrs MARY ANNE SOMERSET of the Manor House, Milton, to sell by auction on the premises on Monday and Tuesday the 24th & 25th February 1868, commencing each day at 11.30 punctually, the whole of the above property.

The first day's sale will comprise the cows, horse, and all the outdoor effects, the dairy and brewing utensils, casks, etc, kitchen furniture and requisites, drawing-room furniture, comprising capital semi-grand square piano (Broadwood), zebra-wood loo table & chairs, pair card tables, rosewood occasional table, Brussells carpet 24 ft by 16 ft, hearthrug, crumb cloths, teapoy, chimney glass, old china, paintings, wine, china & glass, books, surgical instruments, pistols, also massive oak bookcase in hall, chairs, mahogany flap tables, 9 ft mahogany sideboard, barometers etc; also the furniture of one or two bedrooms, containing 4-post bedsteads, mattresses, capital down and feather beds, wardrobes, sets of mahogany drawers, cheval glass, washstands, toilet tables, glasses, carpets, rugs, fenders, etc.

The second day's sale will include the dining room, library and breakfast room furniture, consisting of carpets, rugs, fenders, chimney-glasses, mahogany dining and other tables, mahogany kneehole table with drawers, sideboards, bookcases, secretaire, sofas, chairs, etc, with the remainder of the bedroom furniture; a great many capital feather beds and mattresses, 4-post bedsteads, mahogany wardrobes, sets of mahogany drawers, Pembroke and toilet tables, glasses, washstands, druggets, cane-seated and other chairs, etc.
The whole will be enumerated in catalogues to be had of the auctioneers one week before the sale - may be viewed by catalogue only on Saturday 22nd February.


The Marlborough Times, 1st, 8th & 15 February 1868:
For occupation, building land, or investment
Desirable freehold property for sale, comprising dwelling house, farm buildings and land

Messrs May & Fuller are instructed to sell by auction, at the Phoenix Hotel, Pewsey, on Tuesday 18th February 1868, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, subject to conditions to be then and there produced, in 1 Lot, all that compact estate, situate at Littleworth, in the occupation of Mr GUY REYNOLDS (a Michaelmas yearly tenant), which consists of a substantial brick-built dwelling-house, barn, stabling, skillings, manure yards piggeries, &c, and about 2a 0r 14p (more or less) of capital arable sand land, numbered 127 on the Tithe Apportionment Map, with a frontage of 535 ft to the high road, thereby offering great advantages for building sites. The property is well supplied with pure water, and adjoins the estates of T. HAYWARD and J. KINGSTONE, Esqs., and is approachable by excellent roads, and is situate about mile from the parish church of Milton, and 2 from the town of Pewsey and its railway station.
To view apply to the tenant, and for further particulars to Messrs T. & G. Mallam, Solicitors, Oxford, or Messrs May & Fuller, Land Agents and Surveyors, Marlborough and Newbury.


The Marlborough Times, 22nd February 1868:
Pewsey Petty Sessions
GEORGE PEARCE, of Milton, was charged by Inspector BEAUCHAMP with being drunk and disorderly, at Pewsey, on the night of the 3rd inst. Defendant denied being drunk, and said he had drunk only one quart of beer that night, whereas he could drink a gallon at any time. He was ordered to pay 3s costs.

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