Publication: Worcester Journal, 8 April 1826
Neat and Modern Household Furniture, Wines, Liquors, Ale, Cider, Brewing Requisites etc.
To be sold by auction by G. Halford, on Tuesday Wednesday, and Thursday, the 11th, 12th, and 13th days of April 1826, on the Premises of Mr Edward Halford, at the Crown Inn, Broadway, Worcestershire, who is leaving that part of the country:-
Comprising 15 mahogany four-post and other bedsteads, clothed in neat dimity, chintz, and cotton furniture; 15 prime seasoned feather and flock beds, several pairs of large Whitney blankets, counterpanes, quilts, and bedding; handsome sets of mahogany and oak dining, card, Pembroke, pillar and claw, and dressing tables; neat mahogany sitting room, chamber, parlour, and kitchen chairs; pier and swing glasses, chest of drawers, wash-hand stands and tables, night conveniences, wool and straw mattresses, floor and bedside carpets, eight day clocks, china and glass, dinner services, fenders and fire irons, pots, kettles, etc. 130 gallon and smaller copper furnaces; mash, rearing, and washing tubs; coolers, eight very capital iron-bound 200 gallon and smaller casks, tops, pails, etc. several dozens of old port and sherry wines; brandy, rum, and gin; about 1000 gallons of good ale, 130 gallons prime cider, with numerous other effects, which are expressed in Catalogues, to be had at the place of Sale and Inns in the neighbourhood.
Sale to commence at 11 o’clock precisely, and as the proprietor is leaving the country, there will be no reserve.