Land

Miscellaneous records relating to land and landowners in Waters Upton (but mostly newspaper notices relating to sales or lettings of property). Original spellings are retained.

Records date from: 1777 | 1804 | 1822 | 1824 | 1828 | 1830 | 1831 | 1831 (Poll Book) | 1832 (Poll Book) | 1833 | 1835 | 1837 | 1838 | 1843 | 1844 | 1848 | 1852 | 1854 | 1855 | 1857 | 1858 | 1859 | 1860 | 1861 | 1862 | 1868 (Poll Book) | 1873 (Return of Owners of Land) | 1887 | 1889 | 1907


1777

To be Let and entered on at Lady Day next, A FARM in Waters Upton, in the County of Salop, upwards of 60 Acres of good Arable, Pasture and Meadow Land, with an extensive Right of Common upon the Wilde Moore, and a new convenient Publick House, and other Buildings in good Repair. For further Particulars enquire of Mr. Ore, of Orleton.
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 22 Mar 1777, page 3. Back to year index


1804

Useful and profitable Farming Stock.
By Wrights,
WILL BE SOLD BY AUCTION,
On the premises, at Waters Upton, near Wellington, in the county of Salop, on Tuesday the 3d day of April, 1804.
ALL the Farming Stock, Implements in Husbandry, and a part of the Household Furniture, of Mr. JOHN WASE, who is declining the farming business: consisting of eleven dairy cows, calved and incalf, five in-calf heifers, on barren ditto, one bullock, six one year old calves; three capital draught horses; thirty-five Ryeland ewes, lambed and in lamb, twenty two yearlings, ditto, fifteen wethers, and three rams of the Ryeland breed; two gilts in pig, eleven store pigs; two waggons, two tumbrels, one long cart and geering, one road cart, tax cart and harness, geering complete for four horses; five pair of harrows, two single ploughs, three stack frames and pillars; five ladders, one large step ladder, land roller, two drag rakes, and two wheelbarrows; a quantity of old iron, and upward of sixty tons of excellent hay, in lots, with a variety of other farming utensils.
The Furniture consists of mahogany and walnut chairs; three pair of bedsteads; oak tables, stands, chests of drawers, and bureau, a quantity of books, law, divinity, &c. five pair of brass candlesticks, fenders, two cheese presses, cheese vats, [churn?], barrels, fourteen wood bottles; pots, kettles, and brass pans; a large quantity of pewter, and other articles; fine high bred black pointer dog, fleet as a greyhound, steady, staunch, points in a superior [stile?] of excellence, and was broke in the last season.
The character of the above Cows, in their own neighbourhood, for good milkers, is beyond description. The Sheep and Hay will be sold in Lots; and as the whole of the property will be disposed of without reserve, in one day, the auctioneers request the early attendance of the public.
Staffordshire Advertiser, 31 Mar 1804, page 4. Back to year index


1822

At Waters Upton Rectory House, near Wellington,
IN THE COUNTY OF SALOP.
PURE North Devon and Holderness Dairy Cows and Heifers, three years old Bull, and young Stock, waggon Horses, Implements of Husbandry, Hay, Grain, Dairy, and Brewing Vessels, choice Household Furniture, Plate, Linen, Glass, upwards of 30 dozen of fine Port and Madeira Wines, and all other Effects, late the property of the Rev. RICHARD HILL, (deceased).
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,
Without reserve,
By W. CHURTON,
On Wednesday and Thursday, the 29th and 30th days of May, 1822.
Order of Sale—in Lots suitable to purchasers, the farming stock, implements of husbandry, wine, and dairy vessels will be sold the first day; the household furniture, plate, linen, &c. on the second; each day at ten o’clock.
N.B.—Descriptive handbills may be had from Mr. BEESTON, upon the premises; or from the Auctioneer, Whitchurch.
Staffordshire Advertiser, 18 May 1822, page 4. Added 16 May 2020. Back to year index.


1824

Waters Upton, Shropshire.
TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE CONTRACT,
A VALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATE, situate at WATERS UPTON, in the County of Salop, containing upwards of 208 Acres of Arable, Meadow, & Pasture Land, in a high State of Cultivation, well adapted to the Turnip System of Husbandry, in the several Occupations of Thomas Timmis, John Meadows, John Matthews, Thomas Bates, John Turner, William Pidgeon, and Anne Evans, as Tenants at Will. The Turnpike Road from Wellington to Market Drayton goes through the Village, which is four Miles distant from Wellington, and near to Lime and Coal.
The Tenants will shew the Premises; and for further Particulars, and to treat for the same, apply to Mr. EMERY, Burcott, Salop; or to Messrs. DUKES & SALT, Attornies, Shrewsbury, at whose Office a Map of the Estate may be seen.
Salopian Journal, 14 Jul 1824, page 1. Back to year index


1828

Shropshire.—Valuable Freehold Estate.
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,
By Mr. WYLEY,
At the Swan Inn, in Waters Upton, near Wellington, in the county of Salop, on Monday, the 11th day of August next […]
that most desirable Freehold ESTATE called the Oakhouse, otherwise Oakhurst, late the property Mr. John Podmore, deceased, situate in the township of Ellerdine, in the parish of High Ercall […]
The Estate may be seen applying to Mr. Wm. Ick, [= Icke] of Waters-Upton, aforesaid; […]
Staffordshire Advertiser, 19 Jul 1828, page 4. Added 16 May 2020. Back to year index.


1830

VALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATE,
WATERS UPTON, SALOP.
TO be SOLD by AUCTION, by Mr. WYLEY, at the Raven Inn, Wellington, in the county of Salop, on Tuesday the 16th day of November, 1830, at five o’clock in the afternoon, in the following lots, and subject to such conditions as will then be produced:—
LOT I. An excellent Messuage, with suitable Outbuildings, and the following Closes of capital Land, in the occupation of the Representatives of the late Mr. W. Dickin, and containing together 103A. 1R. 15 P. or thereabouts, viz.
1. Messuage, Buildings, &c. [0A. 3R. 11P.]
2. Yard at back [4A. 3R. 35P.]
3. Little Yard [0A. 3R. 25P.]
4. Meadow [6A. 2R. 31P.]
5. Upper Cranmoor [5A. 2R. 19P.]
6. Lower ditto [7A. 0R. 4P.]
7. Little Frumley [0A. 1R. 22P.]
8. Frumley Bank [3A. 3R. 6P.]
9. Part Fox Furlong [0A. 3R. 14P.]
10. Big Leasow [6A. 3R. 6P.]
11. River Leasow [3A. 0R. 7P.]
12. Part Nobridge Meadow [0A. 3R. 10P.]
13. Ditto  ditto [3A. 1R. 14P.]
14. Slang [2A. 0R. 13P.]
15. High Heath [4A. 0R. 2P.]
16. Hare Butt [3A. 0R. 21P.]
17. Big Field [8A. 1R. 23P.]
18. Hill Hole [2A. 3R. 5P.]
19. Sitch Meadow [3A. 3R. 4P.]
20. Sand Hole [5A. 1R. 2P.]
21. Yard before House [2A. 3R. 10P.]
22. Jackson’s Croft [4A. 1R. 10P.]
23. Near Asp Leasow [3A. 1R. 33P.]
24. Far ditto [2A. 2R. 37P.]
25. Britch [2A. 3R. 11P.]
26. Lously [6A. 3R. 26P.]
27. Crab Tree Hill Meadow [4A. 3R. 27P.]
[103A. 1R. 15P.]
LOT II. A new built Cottage, with garden and Crofts adjoining, in the holding of William Lloyd, containing 1A. 0R. 2P. or thereabouts.
LOT III. An excellent house, with Butcher’s House and Croft adjoining, in the holding of John Titley, and containing together 2A. 2R. 6P. or thereabouts.
The above property is pleasantly situate in a fine sporting country, near to excellent markets, lime and coal, and forms a desirable property for investment.
Mrs. Dickin, of Waters Upton, will appoint a person to shew the property; and further particulars may be had of Mr. Wyley, Admaston, near Wellington, or Mr. Nock, Solicitor, of Wellington aforesaid.
Aris’s Birmingham Gazette, 15 Nov 1830, page 4. Back to year index


1831

WATERS UPTON—near High Ercall.
Farming STOCK of Horses, Cows, Sheep, Pigs, Implements, &c.
BY MR. TISDALE,
On the Premises at WATERS UPTON, near High Ercall, in the County of Salop, on Friday; the 29th Day of April, 1831;
ALL the LIVE STOCK, FARMING IMPLEMENTS, Brewing and Dairy Vessels, Part of the HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, and other Effects; the Property of Mr. THOMAS TIMMIS, who is leaving the Farm.
The STOCK comprises 13 capital Dairy Cows calved and in-calf (prime Milkers), 5 two-years old Heifers, 4 two-years old Bullocks, 5 Yearlings; 8 very useful Waggon Horses and Mares (two in-foal), Grey three-years old Filly, a capital four-years old Bay Gelding, useful as Hack or Hunter; 8 yearling Ewes lambed and in- lamb, 5 yearling Wethers, 1 capital two-years old Ram; 2 Sows, Gilt in pig, 13 Store Pigs, 1 Boar.
IMPLEMENTS, &c.—One very capital new-built narrow-wheel Waggon with Harvest Gearing complete, 1 narrow-wheel Ditto with Ditto, 2 broad wheel Tumbrels, 1 narrow-wheel Ditto, double-wheel Plough, 2 single Ditto (equal to new), 3 Pair of Harrows (one Pair quite new), Pair of Twins, Land Roll, 10 Sets of good Gearing (four Sets quite new), excellent Winnowing Machine, large Scales and Weights, 3 Heel Rakes, 2 Palling Irons, 2 Waggon Ropes, Sieves, Riddles, Pikels, Rakes, Mattocks, Spades, Shovels, Sharavels [North Shropshire term for a dung-hook], Iron Crow, Hopper, 2 Cranks and Chains, Corn Coffers, long Ladder, Malt Mill, Grindstone, Felloes, Cow Chains, Quantity of Bags, Fishing Net, Half-Strike, Pig-troughs, and numerous Implements of Husbandry; Quantity of Turnip Seed; 2 excellent Stone Cheese Presses, with all the capital Dairy and Brewing Vessels, Harvest Bottles; some Household Furniture, 2 excellent Furnaces and Grates, Kitchen Grate with Oven and Boiler, Pit Grate, Crane, &c. &c.
The Sale to commence at Half-past Ten punctually.
Salopian Journal, 27 Apr 1831, page 3. Back to year index 

Freeholders who voted, 1831
Dicken John, Waters Upton, farmer [H, L]
Griffiths John, Waters Upton, maltster [H, L]
Icke Robert, Waters Upton, innkeeper [H, L]
Willetts [= Willett] Wright, Waters Upton, clergyman [H, P]
A Correct Alphabetical List of the Freeholders Who Voted … at the Election for the County of Salop, on Monday, May 9th, 1831, and following days. Copy viewed at Google Books.

Note 1: H = Sir Rowland Hill, of Hawkestone (Tory), P = John Cressett Pelham, of Cound (Tory); L = William Lloyd, of Aston (Whig); M = John Mytton, of Halston (Whig).

Note 2: The 1831 election brought the Whigs into power with a mandate for electoral reform. The resulting Representation of the People Act 1832 increased the size of the electorate to include more landowners and leaseholders, and a further election then took place in 1832 (see below). Back to year index


1832

Wellington District, Booth No. 1 [Waters Upton residents only]
Davies, Matthew, Waters Upton, tailor [C]
Dicken, John, Waters Upton, farmer [H, C]
Griffiths, John, Waters Upton, maltster [H, C]
Icke, William, Waters Upton, victualler [H, C]
Matthews, Thomas, Waters Upton, farmer [C]
Turner, John, Waters Upton, farmer [H, C]
Willett, Wright, Waters Upton, clergyman [H, G]
Shropshire Election, Northern Division. List of the Electors who Voted; and those persons who tendered to Vote, December 18th and 19th, 1832 (published 1833). Copy viewed at Ancestry – UK, Poll Books and Electoral Registers, 1538-1893.

Note: H = Sir Rowland Hill, of Hawkestone (Tory); C = John Cotes, of Woodcote (Whig); G = William Ormsby Gore of Porkington (Tory). Back to year index

VALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATE,
AT WATERS UPTON.
To he Sold by Private Contract,
A Very desirable MESSUAGE and FARM, situate in the pleasant Village of Waters Upton, and county of Salop, and now in the occupation of Mr. J. Griffiths, and containing the following quantities, viz—

A. R. P.
House, garden, &c. 0 1 33
Buildings, fold, and croft 1 0 6
Cooper’s Piece 2 3 31
Oat Croft 4 1 10
Rail Piece, with Lane 3 2 13
Near New Britch 5 0 30
Further Ditto 5 3 17
Herbert’s Meadow 0 3 21
Gate Cliff 6 1 33
Bridge Meadow 0 2 18
Britch, with Lane adjoining 9 0 4
Parting of Lanes 1 3 37
Seven Butts, or Marlpit 2 3 32
Great or Long Britch 5 1 8
Great Britch 6 3 10
Little Britch 1 3 13
Wildmoor Meadow 3 2 0
Garden in Lane 0 0 20
Cottages in Quarry 0 0 18
Quarry Butts 0 0 37
63 0 31

The above forms a very desirable property for investment, being situate in an excellent neighbourhood, and near to good markets, lime, and coal.
For further particulars, and to treat for the same, apply Mr. Wyley, Admaston, near Wellington, Salop.
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 27 Jan 1832, page 2. Added 17 May 2020. Back to year index.


1833

ELIGIBLE
FREEHOLD PROPERTY,
At Waters Upton and Wellington.
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,
By Mr. WYLEY,
At the Lion Inn, Waters Upton, in the County of Salop, on Wednesday, the 26th Day of June, 1833, at Four o’Clock in the Afternoon, subject such Conditions as shall be there and then produced, and in the following or such other Lots as shall be agreed upon at the Time of Sale:
LOT I.
ALL that newly-erected and well-accustomed PUBLIC HOUSE, or Licenced [sic] Beer House, called The Lion, situate at Waters Upton aforesaid now in the Occupation of Samuel Nickless, with the Stables, Cowhouses, Walled Garden, and Premises thereunto belonging.
And also all those Four small Pieces of good Meadow and Pasture LAND, lying together and adjoining the House, and containing three Acres or thereabouts, also occupied by Samuel Nickless.
The House consists of excellent Cellaring and spacious and commodious Kitchen, Parlour and Lodging Rooms. It is admirably adapted for Business of any kind, being situate adjoining the Road leading from Wellington to Whitchurch, and at the corner of the Road leading from that Road to Market Drayton, &c. and part of the Premises may at a trifling expense be converted into a Shop.
Lot II.
All that COTTAGE, in Waters Upton aforesaid, and adjoining the Road to Whitchurch, with the Barn, Garden, and Premises, now occupied by Charles Bennett, as Tenant from year to year.
Lot III.
All that newly-erected COTTAGE (on the opposite side of the Whitchurch Road to the last lot), with the School Room, Garden, and Premises, at present untenanted.
Lot IV.
All that newly-erected COTTAGE, with the Garden and Premises, adjoining the last lot, but fronting the Market Drayton Road, and at present untenanted. […]
Lot I will be Sold subject to a Lease to the Tenant for a Term, five years of which will be unexpired at Michaelmas next.
Mr. Nickless, at the Lion Inn, will shew the Premises at Waters Upton; and further particulars thereof, and of the property at Wellington, may be had by applying to the Offices of Mr. Pickin, Solicitor, in Wellington.
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 21 Jun 1833, page 1. Added 11 May 2020. Back to year index.


1835

WATERS UPTON.
TO BE LET,
With immediate possession,
A Genteel RESIDENCE, situate in the pleasant Village of WATERS UPTON, the county of Salop, with two parlours in front, kitchen, back kitchen, cellar, pantry, and five good lodging rooms, with stable, cow-house, piggeries, and all other convenient out-offices, together with three acres of capital grass land. This is a very desirable situation for a small retired family, or a Medical Gentleman, as there is no one in the profession within six miles of the Village. The above premises have been recently built, and are in an excellent state of repair, and the situation is beautiful, having a commanding view of the Wrekin and surrounding country.—For further particulars, and to treat for the same, apply to Mr. Felton, Rowton, near Wellington, Shropshire; if by letter, post-paid.—This advertisement will not be continued.
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 2 Oct 1835, page 1. Added 17 May 2020. Back to year index.


1837

WATERS UPTON RECTORY HOUSE,
Near Wellington in the County of Salop.
Messrs. CHURTON & SONS
HAVE the honour to announce, that they are instructed by the Proprietor, the Rev. Wright Willet (who is changing his residence), to submit for SALE BY AUCTION, without the least Reserve, the genuine and entire Effects, upon the premises aforesaid, on Tuesday and Wednesday, the 28th and 29th of November, 1837, each day at 11 o’clock precisely; comprising Dairy COWS and HEIFER; back, carriage, and farming HORSES; feeding and store pigs; implements of Husbandry; quantity of WHEAT and BARLEY, with a stack of excellent HAY, about 10 tons, all to off the premises; potatoes, dairy and brewing utensils, &c. &c.
The valuable, modern, and highly-preserved HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE consists of dining, drawing, and six bed room suits of superior cabinet work in mahogany, brown and knotted oak, zebra, and other fancy woods; the upholstery in fine damask, moreen, printed cotton, and dimity furnitures, with modern fringes and silk trimmings; bookcases, Brussels and other carpets; rich-cut glass, splendid iron-stone china, table service of 150 pieces with dessert service en suite in purple and gold; school room, butler’s pantry, laundry, and kitchen requisites, &c.; together with a PONY CARRIAGE and HARNESS, and numerous other useful effects in excellent condition.
Catalogues may be had eight days prior to the Sale at Waters Upton; at the following Inns, viz. Talbot, Wellington; Talbot, Lion, and Raven, Shrewsbury; Victoria, Newport; Mr. Wheeler’s, Tern Hill; Bear, Hodnet, and from the Auctioneer’s, Whitchurch.
The Furniture, &c. may be viewed on Monday, the 27th November, from Ten till Four o’clock.
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 17 Nov 1837, page 2. Added 17 May 2020. Back to year index.


1838

Superior Oak and Ash Timber.
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,
By Messrs. POOLE,
At the Swan Inn, Water’s Upton, in the county of Salop, on Monday, January 7th, 1839, at 5 o’clock in the afternoon, in two Lots, subject to conditions to be then produced.
Lot 1.
66 Oak Trees, numbered from 1 to 66.
18 Ash Trees, numbered from 1 to 18.
Lot 2.—61 Oak Trees, numbered from 67 to 127.
32 Ash Trees, numbered from 19 to 50.
The above Timber is of large dimensions and good quality. The first Lot is growing upon Lands on the north side of the road leading from Water’s Upton to Newport; the second lot on the south side of the same road.
Mr Dicken, the Proprietor will appoint a person to shew the Lots.
Water’s Upton is situate upon a good Turnpike Road leading from Wellington to Hodnet, 5 miles from each place, and 3 miles from the Shrewsbury and Chester Canal at Wappensall.
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 28 Dec 1838, page 3. Added 17 May 2020. Back to year index.


1843

WATERS UPTON, NEAR WELLINGTON
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,
BY DOWNES AND POOLE, On Wednesday the 22nd Day of March, 1843, on the above Premises, without reserve.
THE whole of the Valuable Live Stock, Implements of Husbandry, Brewing and Dairy Utensils, Household Furniture, and other Effects belonging to Mr. Anslow, who is leaving.
Particulars in Catalogues at the Auctioneer’s Offices, Shrewsbury and Wellington.
Eddowes’s Journal, and Advertiser for Shropshire, and the Principality of Wales, 15 Mar 1843, page 3.
Also notified in Shrewsbury Chronicle, 17 Mar 1843, page 2. Added 16 May 2020. Back to year index.


1844

FREEHOLD PROPERTY.
WATERS UPTON AND WELLINGTON.
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,
BY MESSRS. POOLE,
(By order of the trustees named in the will of the late Mr. Thomas Clay), at Mr. Sandell’s, Groom and Horses Inn, Walker-street, Wellington, Thursday, the 28th of March instant, at 5 o’clock in the afternoon, in the following lots, subject such conditions as shall there and then produced:—
LOT I.
ALL that excellent piece of FREEHOLD MEADOW LAND, containing 1a, 3r. 24p. be the same more or less, situate at Waters Upton, in the county of Salop, commonly called or known by the name of Pinquiss Meadow, with sixty poplars growing thereon.
LOT II.
All that substantial brick-built Freehold DWELLINO HOUSE and SHOP, situate in the centre of New-street, Wellington […].
The land is situate two fields distant from the turnpike road at Waters Upton, and nearly opposite to Mr. Icke’s, of the Swan Inn, and is a very desirable and excellent piece of Land.
[…]
For a view of the property at Wellington, apply to Mr. Sandell’s; and of that at Waters Upton, to Mr. Icke, of that place; and further particulars may be obtained on application to Mr. Nock, solicitor, Wellington, or to the Auctioneers.
Eddowes’s Journal, and General Advertiser for Shropshire, and the Principality of Wales, 20 Mar 1844, page 1. Added 16 May 2020. Back to year index.

Note: A very similar notice appeared the following year (e.g. Shrewsbury Chronicle, 21 Feb 1845, page 2) offering in addition to the above, a plot of garden land at Cold Hatton occupied by Mr Richard Clay, who by that time was also occupying “Pinguess Meadow”.


1848

WATERS UPTON, SHROPSHIRE.
DESIRABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTY.
TO be SOLD by AUCTION, by J. HOLLAND, at the house of Mr. Icke, the Swan Inn, Waters Upton aforesaid, on Friday next the 5th day of May, at four o’clock in the afternoon, in the following lots, and subject to such conditions of sale as will then be produced:—
Lot 1.—All that piece of parcel of superior old TURF LAND, together with the small Garden and space of Land adjoining thereto, used as a road to the back of the said Swan Inn, as staked out, called by the name of the “Pinfold Croft,” and now containing by admeasurement 1A. 1R. 10P. or thereabouts, now in the possession of Mr. Rider.
This lot has an extensive frontage to the Turnpike Road leading from Waters Upton to Wellington, is admirably situated for building upon, and a Stone Quarry is opened therein.
Lot 2.—All that BRICK and TILE DWELLING HOUSE, erected within a short period, together with the Blacksmith’s Shop, Pent-house, Piggeries, Gardens, Pond, and Croft of Land thereto adjoining, pleasantly situate, and adjoining the Turnpike Road in Waters Upton aforesaid, containing by admeasurement 2R. 11P., now in the several possessions of Samuel Tudor and James Ridgway.
This lot is exceedingly well situated for a Blacksmith, and will be sold subject to a right of road to the Stone Quarries and other Property belonging to Mr. Whitfield and Mr. Rider, as staked out.
Lot 3.—All that MESSUAGE or DWELLING HOUSE, with the Piggery, Oven, Out-offices, and extensive Gardens of superior quality adjoining thereto, planted with fruit trees, situate and adjoining the road leading from Waters Upton to the Shray Hill and Land belonging to Mr. Whitfield, containing by admeasurement 0A. 2R. 29P., and now in the occupation of Robert Woolley.
Lot 4.—All that piece or parcel of excellent Arable LAND, now into two parts divided, called by the name of the “Lane Croft,” containing by admeasurement 1A. 1R. 25P. or thereabouts, and now in the possession of William Pidgeon.
This lot is situate near to lot 3, and adjoins Land belonging to Mr. John Williams.
At the same time and place, a quantity of TIMBER TREES, of useful dimenions, now fallen and lying in a Croft of Land near the Church, in Waters Upton aforesaid, will also be Sold by Auction in the following suitable lots. viz.:—
Lot 1.—Three Sycamore Trees.
Lot 2.—Ten Ash ditto.
Lot 3.—Three ditto.
Lot 4.—Eight Trees and pieces of Alder.
Lot 5.—Three capital Elm Trees.
Lot 6.—Sixteen excellent Ash ditto.
Lot 7.—Twenty ditto.
Lot 8.—Two large Poplars.
To view the respective lots of Property, and also the Timber, apply to Samuel Ridgway, of Waters Upton aforesaid; and for any further information to the Auctioneer, Newport, Salop.
Aris’s Birmingham Gazette, 1 May 1848, page 4. Back to year index


1852

TO BE LET,
AND ENTERED UPON AT LADY DAY, 1852,
A Convenient HOUSE, GARDEN, BUILDING and MALT-KILN, all in good repair, with 20 Acres of capital Pasture and Arable LAND, at Waters Upton, 7 miles from Newport, Salop, 5 from Wellington, and 8 from Market Drayton, all good market towns.—Apply to Mr. Williams, Cherrington; or Mr. J. Williams, Bridge Farm, near Newport, Salop.
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 6 February 1852, page 4. Added 16 May 2020. Back to year index.


1854

WATERS-UPTON AND ROWTON,
NEAR WELLINGTON, SALOP.
ELIGIBLE FREEHOLD PROPERTY.
To be Sold by Auction, by
MR. BARBER,
At the Swan Inn, Waters-Upton, on Friday, February 10th, 1854, at four o’clock in the afternoon precisely, in five lots, or otherwise, as may then be determined, and subject to conditions to be then produced,
ALL THAT WELL ESTABLISHED OLD LICENSED
INN,
NOW in full business, called “Swan Inn” aforesaid, situate at Waters-Upton, six miles from Wellington, with the excellent garden, malthouse, stable, piggeries, and other outbuildings appurtenant thereto; also, four pieces or parcels of sound Arable and Meadow LAND, near to the said premises, and which are now in the occupation of Mrs. Eleanor Icke, and contain in the whole 5a. 2r. 25p. or thereabouts. And also, a superior piece of parcel of ARABLE LAND, called the “Pinfold Croft,” situate near to the last mentioned Premises, containing 1a. 1r. 9p. or thereaboits, and now in the occupation of Mr. Robert Icke. And also, two pieces of excellent Arable LAND (formerly in one), called the “Cross Britch,” situate in the township of Rowton, adjoining the public highway leading from Waters-Upton to Ellerdine Heath, containing in the whole 5a. 3r. 29p. or thereabouts, also in the occupation of Mr. Robert Icke.
The above property is very desirable either for occupation or investment, an excellent business having been some years past on the premises; and part of the land is very eligible for building purposes.
N.B. Part of the purchase money may, if desired, remain secured on mortgage.
Mr. Robert Icke, of the Swan, will upon application, shew the lots, and produce a plan thereof for inspection; and printed particulars may be had at the place of sale; from Mr. Robert Atcherley, the Moortown, near High Ercall; at the office of the Auctioneer, Wellington; or from Mr. Palin, Solicitor, Shrewsbury & Wellington.
Wellington Journal, 1 Feb 1854, page 2. Back to year index

WATERS UPTON,
NEAR WELLINGTON.
To be Sold by Auction, by
Mr. T. W. JONES,
On the premises in the occupation of Mr. Robert Leighton, on Friday, March the 17th, 1854,
A QUANTITY of useful HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, four-post and tent bedsteads, feather beds, mattresses, eight-day’s clock, chest and drawers, excellent iron-bound casks, and a variety of farming implements, &c.
For further particulars see catalogues, which may be had on application at the office of the Auctioneer. Church-street, Wellington.
Sale to commence at twelve o’clock.
Wellington Journal, 1 March 1854, page 2. Added 16 May 2020. Back to year index.

BOLAS HOUSE,
SEVEN MILES FROM WELLINGTON AND NEWPORT, SALOP.
IMPORTANT SALE.
MR. BARBER
RESPECTFULLY announces his instructions from John Taylor, Esq., to sell by Auction, on the above premises, on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, the 27th, 28th, and 29th March, 1854, all the superior FARMING STOCK, comprising 27 cross-bred and short horned dairy cows and heifers, with calves and to calve, 13 fresh barrens, 21 head of young stock, flock of upwards of 260 grey-faced sheep, 10 noted young and powerful waggon horses and their gearing, bay carriage horse, 16 hands high, capital hack horse, 33 breeding and store pigs, a large assortment of well-selected implements in husbandry, nearly 14 dozen strong iron hurdles, five-horse-power threshing machine, and about 70 bags of potatoes.
Also, the substantial modern and genteel Spanish mahogany and rosewood Household Furniture, in dining, drawing, and bedroom suites, prime goose feather beds, glass, china, and ware, excellent ale casks, brewing and dairy vessels, about 15 cwt. of family cheese, home-cured bacon, and the usual assortment of kitchen requisites, with of other valuable effects.
The sale will commence at eleven o’clock each day precisely. Catalogues may be had twelve days prior to the sale at the Crown Inn, Newport; the Swan Inn, Waters Upton; or by enclosing two postage stamps, from the Auctioneer, Wellington, Salop.
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 10 March 1854, page 4. Added 16 May 2020. Back to year index.


1855

VALUABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTY,
At Waters Upton, near Wellington.
TO BE SOLD BY PUBLIC AUCTION, BY
MR. T. W. JONES,
At the Swan Inn, Waters Upton, near Wellington, on Friday, the 18th of May, 1855, at Six o’clock in the Evening, subject to conditions to be then produced.
ALL that old-established and well-accustomed Road-side PUBLIC-HOUSE, being the Swan Inn aforesaid, together with an Excellent Garden, Superior Malt-House, and the following pieces of Land, viz:—
Part of Quarry Piece   …   …   0  1  39
Pink House Meadow  …   …   1   2  37
Part of Pink House Croft   …   0  3  27
Pink House Croft        …   …   0  3  14
Total   3  3  37
This desirable property is situate midway between Wellington and Hodnet. The house is commodious, in a good state of repair, and proper suitable outbuildings. It is the only house in the village of Waters Upton having Wine and Spirit Licences, and for many years past a lucrative business is well known to have been carried out at the same.
Mr. Harper will shew the premises on application, and further particulars may be obtained from the Auctioneer, or Mr. Marcy, Solicitor, both of Wellington.
Wellington Journal, 1 May 1855, page 2. Back to year index

WATERS UPTON, NEAR WELLINGTON,
GROWING TIMBER.
TO BE SOLD AUCTION,
BY MR. BARBER,
At the Swan Inn, Waters Upton, the first week in next month,
A Lot of useful OAK TIMBER, now growing upon a Farm at Waters Upton, belonging to Mrs. Rider.
Particulars in due course.
Wellington, Salop, Nov. 20, 1855.
Eddowes’s Shrewsbury Journal, 21 Nov 1855, page 1. Added 16 May 2020. Back to year index.


1857

WATERS UPTON, NEAR WELLINGTON,
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY
MR. T. W. JONES,
On Wednesday, April 1st, 1857, on the premises at Waters Upton, now in the occupation of Mr. William Harper, who is giving up housekeeping,
ALL the useful Household FURNITURE, Feather Beds, Tent Bedsteads, Six pairs of home-made Linen Sheets, 30-hour Clock, Oak Dresser and Shelves, Tables, Chairs, Set of Steelyards, Yorkshire Grate, 20-gallon Boiler, Barrels, Tubs, Garden Tools, and numerous other effects, the whole of which will be sold without the least reserve.
Sale to commence at ONE o’clock precisely.
Wellington Journal, 28 Mar 1857, page 2. Back to year index


1858

WATER’S UPTON, NEAR WELLINGTON.
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY
MR. BARBER
On the premises, on TUESDAY, 23rd March, 1858,
THE whole of the useful EFFECTS, belonging to Mr Richard Whitfield, comprising a fresh barren cow, bay mare, (steady in harness), 2 fat wethers, pigs, implements in husbandry, 6 doz. iron hurdles, neat and substantial HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, 5 feather beds, home-made linen, prime bacon, brewing and dairy vessels, kitchen requisites, &c., &c.
Catalogues may be had upon the premises, or at the Auctioneer’s Office, Church-street, Wellington.
Sale to commence at 11 for 12 o’clock.
Wellington Journal, 13 Mar 1858, page 2. Added 16 May 2020. Back to year index.


1859

WATERS UPTON HALL FARM.
SALE of the capital Hereford Dairy Stock, Shropshire Sheep, Draught Horses, Pigs, Farming Implements, 12 dozen iron Hurdles, Potatoes, &c.; also the useful Household Furniture, and capital Brewing and Dairy Vessels appertaining to the farm house, the property of John Taylor, Esq. (who has left the farm), and
WHICH WILL SOLD AUCTION,
BY MR. BARBER,
Monday and Tuesday, the 21st and 22nd March, 1859.
Particulars will shortly appear.
Eddowes’s Shrewsbury Journal, 2 Mar 1859, page 1. Added 16 May 2020. Back to year index.

Note: This said Mr Taylor had LEFT the farm, but more detailed notices closer to the time of the auction state that he had LET the farm. See next.

WATERS UPTON HALL FARM,
Five Miles from Wellington, Salop.
SALE, of the very superior Hereford Dairy Cows and Heifers, Young Stock, 84 capital Grey-faced Yearling Sheep, Team of useful Draught Horses and their Gears, 4 Draught Colts, 25 Pigs, excellent modern Implements in Husbandry, 12 doz Iron Hurdles, 5-horse-power Thrashing Machine, 80 Corn Sacks, 25 Bags of Potatoes, &c.; also, the neat and substantial HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, Feather Beds, Brewing and Dairy Vessels, and Kitchen Requisites appertaining to the Farm House, the whole of which will be SOLD BY AUCTION,
BY MR. BARBER,
On Monday and Tuesday, 21st and 22nd March, 1859, by direction of John Taylor, Esq. who has let the Farm.
The Live Stock, Implements, &c. will be sold the first day, and the Furniture, Brewing and Dairy Vessels, &c. the second.
Catalogues may had at the Swan Inn, Waters Upton, or at the Office of the Auctioneer, Wellington.
N.B.-The Fat Stock will be sold at Mr. Barber’s Smithfield, Wellington, on Monday, the 28th March inst. (Wellington Fair Day).
Sale to commence each day punctually at Eleven.
Eddowes’s Shrewsbury Journal, 16 Mar 1859, page 1. Added 16 May 2020. Back to year index.

AT WATERS UPTON,
Five miles from Wellington, on the Turnpike Road to Market Drayton.
On TUESDAY, 22nd November, 1859.
W. D. GREEN
HAS received instructions from the Executors of the late Mr. Thomas Whitfield, to SELL by AUCTION the valuable FARMING STOCK, IMPLEMENTS, Growing Turnips, and Grass-eating, on the farm at Waters Upton ; comprising—9 dairy cows in calf, 5 barren cows, short horn bull (two years old), 8 half-meated cross-bred Hereford bullocks and heifers (rising two years old), 4 calves, 6 draught horses and their gears, 26 fat sheep, 1 Leicester ram, 32 breeding ewes, and 35 cross-bred Leicester lambs, breeding sow and gilt in-pig, 17 small store pigs, about 17 acres of swedes and three acres of turnips (in lots of about one or two acres, which may be taken off), grass eating of the farm to the 2nd of February next (in one or more lots), 8 dozen of iron hurdles, 3 waggons, 3 tumbrels, ploughs, harrows, &c., &c. as per catalogues.
Sale at Twelve o’clock.
Wellington Journal, 12 Nov 1859, page 2. Back to year index


1860

AT WATERS UPTON,
5 miles from Wellington on the Turnpike-road to Market Drayton.
On FRIDAY, 23rd March, 1860.
W. D. GREEN
WILL SELL BY AUCTION, by order of the Executors of the late Mr. Thomas Whitfield the Neat and Useful HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, glass, china, linen, dairy and brewing utensils, small husbandry implements, pony, harness, and gig, &c., &c., as per catalogues. Sale to commence at 12 o’clock.
Wellington Journal, 10 Mar 1860, page 2. Added 16 May 2020. Back to year index.

WATERS UPTON AND ROWTON,
Near Wellington Salop.
VERY DESIRABLE FREEHOLD HOUSES & LAND,
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,
BY MR. BARBER,
BY directions of the Trustees of the Will of Mr. Joseph Cooper deceased, at the Seven Stars Inn Cold Hatton, Wednesday, the 4th April, 1860, at 5 o’clock in the afternoon, in the following or such other Lots as may be determined upon at the time of Sale, and subject to Conditions to be then produced:—
AT WATERS UPTON.
Lot 1.—A desirable Brick and Tile-built MESSUAGE or Dwelling-houses with productive Garden attached, containing together 38p. or thereabouts, situate adjoining the main Road, in Waters Upton Village, and now in the occupation of Mr. Joseph Lloyd.
Lot 2.—A capital Croft of Meadow or Pasture LAND, containing 3r. 4p. or thereabouts, adjoining the last lot, and also in the occupation of the said Joseph Lloyd.
Lot 3.—Three several pieces of excellent Arable and Meadow LAND, called the Hare Butt, and the Hare Butts Meadows, containing together 6a. 3a. 3p. or thereabouts, situate adjoining the Turnpike Road from Waters Upton to Wellington, and in the parish of Waters Upton, and now also the occupation of the said Joseph Lloyd.
[…] The respective tenants will show the Lots, and any further information may be obtained on application at the office of Mr. Barber, Auctioneer and Surveyor, and Mr. J. D. W. Beeston, Solicitor, both of Wellington.
Eddowes’s Shrewsbury Journal, 21 Mar 1860, page 1. Added 11 May 2020. Back to year index.

WATERS-UPTON, near WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE.—Valuable FREEHOLD ESTATE.—To be SOLD BY AUCTION, by
Mr. T. W. JONES, at the Swan Inn, Waters-Upton, on Tuesday, the 10th day of April, 1860, at 5 o’clock in the afternoon, in seven lots, subject to conditions, a well-built brick and tile DWELLING-HOUSE, with Gardens and all necessary Farm Buildings, two COTTAGES and Gardens, together with about 85 acres of excellent Meadow, Pasture, and Turnip and Barley LAND, pleasantly situated at Waters-Upton, on the turnpike road leading from Wellington to Market Drayton, in the county of Salop, and now in the occupation of the vendor, Mr. William Taylor, or his undertenants.
Possession can be had immediately after the sale, and three-fourths of the purchase money of any lot may remain on mortgage, at moderate interest.
Printed particulars and lithographed plans, with any further information, can be obtained at the place of sale; from Samuel Minor, Esq., Meeson, near Wellington; or at the Offices of the Auctioneer, or Mr. W. M. Taylor, Solicitor, both of Wellington.
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 7 Apr 1860, page 4. Back to year index


1861

DESIRABLE FREEHOLD INN, MALTHOUSE, PREMISES AND LAND.
AT WATERS UPTON, NEAR WELLINGTON, SALOP.
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY
MR. BARBER,
At the Swan Inn, Waters Upton, on Tuesday, the 9th day of April, 1861, at Five o’clock in the afternoon, in two lots, and subject to conditions to be then produced:—
Lot 1.
ALL that valuable roadside old-licensed INN, called “The Swan,” situate at Waters Upton aforesaid, adjoining the turnpike road leading from Wellington to Hodnet, with the Malthouse, Outbuildings, Fold Sheds, Garden and piece of Land attached, the whole containing 1a. 0r. 17p., or thereabouts, and now in the occupation of Mrs. Martin.
Lot 2.
All those three Pieces or Parcels of ARABLE and MEADOW LAND, situate on the opposite side of the turnpike road to the last lot, and adjoining lands belonging to the Duke of Sutherland and Mr. Titley, also occupied by Mrs. Martin, and containing together 3a. 1r. 38p., or thereabouts.
The above property is very desirable, either for occupation or investment, an excellent business having been carried on upon the premises for many years past. Three-fourths of the purchase money may remain or [= on] mortgage, if required. Possession of Lot 1 may be had at Midsummer next, and of Lot 2 immediately.
To view the property apply upon the premises, and for any further information at the office of the Auctioneer, or Messrs. Marcy and Hiatt, solicitors, Wellington.
Wellington Journal, 6 Apr 1861, page 2. Back to year index


1862

FREEHOLD PROPERTY,
At Wellington and Waters-Upton,
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY
MR. T. W. JONES,
At the Raven Inn, Wellington, on Thursday, April 3rd, 1862, at Five o’clock in the evening:
[…]
Lot 2.
A piece of LAND, containing two roods and 14 perches, or thereabouts, called “The Bridge Meadow,” situate at Waters-Upton, now in the occupation of Mr. Thomas Titley.
[…]
Wellington Journal, 22 Mar 1862, page 2. Back to year index


1868

VALUABLE FREEHOLD COTTAGES and LAND,
WATERS UPTON, SALOP.
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY MR. T. W. JONES.
At the Swan Inn, Waters Upton, on Saturday, Jan. the 11th, 1868, at Five o’clock in the afternoon, in the following or such other lot or lots as may be agreed upon at the time of Sale, and subject to such conditions as will then be produced:
Lot 1.
ALL those Three newly-erected COTTAGES, with the Gardens and Appurtenances thereto belonging, situate in Waters Upton aforesaid, in the several occupations of Mrs. A. E. Vaughan, Mrs. Jane Austin, and Mr. William Whitfield, containing by admeasurement 3r. 16p. or thereabouts.
Lot 2.
All that CROFT OF LAND now staked out, adjoining Lot 1, in the occupation of Mrs. A. E. Vaughan, containing 3r. 5p. or thereabouts.
Mrs. Jane Austin, on the premises, will shew the Lots.
For further particulars apply to the Auctioneer, Wellington, Salop; Mr. Samuel Minor, Meeson, Wellington; or to Mr. W. R. Minor, 26, Brown-street, Manchester.
Wellington Journal, 4 January 1868, page 4. Back to year index


WATERS UPTON—Parish of
Freeholders and £50 Occupiers.
[J] 532 Blantern, Robert
[G, N] 533 Boycott Richard Hinchesman
[G, N] 534 Davies John Bayley
[-] 535 Felton John, see 333 F
[J] 536 Fletcher Thomas
[J] 537 Jones George
[N, J] 538 James John
[N] 539 Lloyd Joseph
[G, N] 540 Morgan William
[J] 541 Mullis Edward
[-] 542 Powell William
[G, N] 543 Titley Thomas
[-] 544 Williams John
£12 Occupiers.
[-] 545 Casewell William
[-] 546 Jeffries George
[J] 547 Lloyd William
[-] 548 Morgan John
[G, N] 549 Tudor Samuel
Poll Book of the Election, November, 1868, for the Northern Division of Shropshire.
[G = J. R. Ormsby Gore, Esq. N = The Viscount Newport. J = R. G. Jebb, Esq.]
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1873

Return of Owners of Land, 1873
Salop.
Name of Owner | Address of Owner. | Extent of Lands [A. R. P.] | Gross Estimated Rental [£ s.]
Aston, George | Waters Upton | 4 3 31 | 10 3
Blantern, Robert | Waters Upton | 16 1 23 | 50 –
Davies, Elizabeth | Waters Upton | 1 2 36 | 8 –
Glebe Land | Waters Upton | 32 2 20 | 65 14
Lloyd, Joseph | Waters Upton | 1 – 2 | 7 –
Martin, Mary | Waters Upton | 1 – 14 | 30 –
Rider, Sarah | Waters Upton | 1 2 12 | 18 –
Taylor, John | Waters Upton | 861 1 35
Titley, Thomas | Waters Upton | 11 2 30 | 51 5
William, John | Waters Upton | 38 1 28 | 85 –
Wood, James | Waters Upton | 2 – 22 | 12 –
Wood, Sarah | Waters Upton | 1 3 20 | 20 –
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1887

Desirable FREEHOLD RESIDENCE, HOUSES and GARDENS, and Sound TURF and ARABLE LAND, WATERS UPTON, SALOP.
MESSRS. BARBER & SON
Will SELL by AUCTION, at the Charlton Arms Hotel, Wellington, on Monday, March 28th, 1887, at Five o’clock in the evening, in Six Lots, or otherwise, subject to conditions to be then produced, which will incorporate the Common Form Conditions of the Shropshire Law Society:—
Lot 1.
ALL that convenient Substantially-built RESIDENCE, Stabling, Cowhouses, Barn, and other Outbuildings the same belonging, together with the Garden and Orchard, well stocked with good fruit trees. Also Three Pieces of Arable and Meadow LAND, known as “The River Leasow,” “The Pink House Meadow,” and “The Pink House Field,” containing in the whole 7a. 3r. 26p. or thereabouts, situate fronting the main road in Waters Upton, and now in the occupation Mr. John Shakeshaft.
Lot 2.
A FREEHOLD HOUSE and SHOEMAKER’S SHOP, Garden, and Outbuildings to the same, situate near the last Lot, and now occupied by Thomas Bennett, containing 36½ perches or thereabouts.
Lot 3.
A FREEHOLD HOUSE and BLACKSMITH’S SHOP, with Garden and Appurtenances, situate in the Sandholes, in the village of Waters Upton, now in the occupation of James Ridgway, and containing 0a. 2r. 11p. or thereabouts.
Lot 4.
A Piece of capital Arable LAND, called “The Croft,” situate on the opposite side of the road to the last Lot, and containing la. 0r. 6½p. or thereabouts, now occupied by Mr. John Shakeshaft.
Lot 5.
A Piece of sound Arable LAND, known as “The Rock Hole Piece,” near to the last Lot, and containing 1a. 1r. 9p. or thereabouts, now occupied by Mr. John Shakeshaft.
Lot 6.
A Croft of sound Meadow LAND, known as “The Bridge Meadow,” adjoining the River Tern and main road in the parishes of High Ercall and Waters Upton, and containing 0a. 3r. 19p. or thereabouts, now occupied by Mr John Shakeshaft and bounded on two sides by lands belonging to the Duke of Cleveland and the Duke of Sutherland.
Lot 1 is very pleasantly situated for occupation, and specially commands attention as an investment. The other lots lie very conveniently in the village, and the Land is in a good state of cultivation.
The Tenants will, upon application, show the Lots.
A Plan of the Lots may seen the Offices of the Auctioneers, or, together any further information, from Mr Bidlake, Solicitor, all of Wellington.
Wellington Journal, 19 March 1887, page 1. Added 5 May 2020. Back to year index


1889

WATERS UPTON, SHROPSHIRE.
Important SALE of FREEHOLD ARABLE and PASTURE LAND, FARM HOMESTEAD and BUILDINGS, ALLOTMENTS or BUILDING SITES, all situate near the village and in the parish of Waters Upton.
MESSRS. BARBER & SON
Are instructed by the Board of Agriculture and the Rev. J. B Davies to SELL by AUCTION, at the Swan Inn, Waters Upton, on Tuesday next, the 15th day of October, 1889, at Four for Five o’clock in the evening prompt, in the following or such other Lots as may be determined upon at the time of Sale, and subject to Conditions to then read,
ALL those Eight Pieces Of Superior ARABLE and PASTURE LAND, situate in and near the village, and forming a portion of the Rectorial Glebe of the parish of Waters Upton, the total acreage of the whole being 18a. 0r. 31p. by recent admeasurement.
Also all that Substantial FARMSTEAD, with Garden, Orchard, Outbuildings, and Three productive Pieces of PASTURE LAND adjoining thereto, situate at The Terrill, and containing 16a. 3r. 17p. by recent admeasurement.
Lot 1.
A Piece of sound FREEHOLD MEADOW LAND, called “Cranemoor,” situate adjoining the River Tern, in the parish of Waters Upton, now the occupation of Wm. J. Owen, and coutaining 0a. 2r. 39p. or thereabouts.
Lot 2.
A Plot of FREEHOLD MEADOW LAND, situate adjoining the River Meese, near to its entrance into the River Tern, in the parish of Waters Upton, now in the occupation of Wm. J. Owen, and containing 0a. 1r. 15p., or thereabouts.
Lot 3.
A Superior Piece of FREEHOLD ARABLE LAND, called “Fox Furlong,” with part of lane situate near to the village, and the parish of Waters Upton, now in the occupation of Wm. J. Owen, and containing 2a. 0r. 13p., or thereabouts.
Lot 4.
A Field of Capital FREEHOLD ARABLE and PASTURE LAND, called “Sitch,” situate adjoining the main road leading from Waters Upton to Bolas, now in the occupation of Wm. J. Owen, and containing 3a. 2r. 28p., or thereabouts.
Lot 5.
A Desirable Field of FREEHOLD ARABLE LAND, called “Littlefield,” having a good frontage to the main road aforesaid, now in the occupation of Wm. J. Owen, and containing 2a. 2r. 21p., or thereabouts.
N.B.—This Lot will be first offered in Five Lots, as set in particulars and plan, and if not then sold will be offered in One Lot, as described above.
Lot 6.
All that Piece of Desirable FREEHOLD ARABLE LAND, known as “Kynnersley Pit,” situate near to the main road leading from the village of Waters Upton to the Terrill, and having a right of road thereto over land belonging to Mr. Groucock, now in the occnpation of W. J. Owen, and containing 4a. 3r. 36p., or thereabouts.
Lot 7.
An Allotment of FREEHOLD PASTURE or MOOR LAND, adjoining to an accommodation road leading out of the main road from Crudgington to Kynnersley, now in the occupation of Wm. Lloyd, and containing 2a. 1r. 3p., or thereabouts.
Lot 8.
All that Substantially built FREEHOLD DWELLING-HOUSE, with Stable, Loose-box, Cowhouse, Barn, and Piggeries, productive Garden, Orchard, and Two Capital Pieces of PASTURE LAND, adjoining thereto, one known “The Britch,” and the other forming part of the Rectorial Glebe of Waters Upton, situate at the Terrill, in the parish of Waters Upton, and adjoining the main road leading from Waters Upton to Newport, the whole containing 7a. 3r. 23p., or thereabouts, now in the occupation of William Lloyd.
Lot 9.
All those Two Desirable Fields of FREEHOLD PASTURE LAND, known the “Long Britch” and “Great Britch,” adjoining the last lot, and situate at the Terrill aforesaid, the whole containing 10a. 1r. 30p., or thereabouts, and now the occupation of W. J. Owen.
The Property is surrounded by land belonging his Grace the Duke of Sutherland, Mrs. Groucock, Mrs. Taylor, R. Masefield, Esq., T. Taylor, Esq., and others.
The whole of the Land in a good state of cultivation, and forms a desirable lot for small Freeholders or Investors in sound land.
Lots 8 and 9 lie very compactly together, adjoining the main road, and specially command the attention of those in want of a convenient Homestead and small Farm thereto attached.
Printed Particulars, with any further information, may be obtained from Mr. W. J. Wyley, School Chambers, Shrewsbury; Messrs. Barber & Son, Auctioneers, Wellington, at whose Offices a Plan showing the lots may be inspected; and from
Mr. R. A. NEWILL,
Solicitor,
Wellington.
Wellington Journal, 12 Oct 1889, page 1. Added 11 May 2020. Back to year index.


1907

WATERS UPTON AND COLD HATTON.
MESSRS. BARBER & SON
Will OFFER by AUCTION, at the Charlton Arms Hotel, Wellington, Salop, on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1907, the undermentioned FREEHOLD PROPERTIES, at 4-30 p.m. precisely, subject to Conditions:—
AT WATERS UPTON.
LOT 1.—Comprises a Field of Rich ARABLE LAND, called “Long Croft”, having an extensive frontage to the main road from Wellington to Market Drayton, nearly opposite the Lion Inn, and containing la. 1r 23p. or thereabouts.
This lot adjoins lands belonging the Duke of Stutherland, Adam Boulton, Esq., and Mr. Bennett.
LOT 2.-All that Piece of sound PASTURE LAND, near to the Lion Inn, known as “Quarry Croft”, having a long frontage to the main road from Wellington to Bolas, containing 0a. 3r. 3p. or thereabouts, and adjoining property of A. Lea Juckes, Esq.
LOT 3.—All that similar Piece of PASTURE LAND adjoining Lot 2, known as “The Butts” and also containing 0a. 3r. 3p. or thereabouts.
Lots 1, 2, and 3 are occupied by Mr. W. H. Price, pleasantly situated, and form desirable sites for the erection Villa or other Residences, being within a mile of the Railway Station at Crudgington. …
The respective Occupiers will show the Lots, and further particulars can obtained from the Auctioneers, or
MESSRS. CARRANE & ELLIOTT,
Solicitors, Wellington, Salop.
Wellington Journal, 23 Feb 1907, page 1. Added 11 May 2020. Back to year index.

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