1859 Auction of Rev Wharton’s Property

Saturday 2nd July 1859

MITCHAM, SURREY.
MESSRS. BLAKE WILL SELL BY AUCTION, at the Vicarage, on Tuesday, July 12th, 12 for one o’clock (the property of the late Rev. H. J. Wharton), The capital FURNITURE, comprising Arabian and four-post bedsteads with bedding, wardrobe, chests of drawers, secretary, marble top beam stands, toilet glasses and tables, excellent Brussels carpets, rugs, fenders and fire irons, rosewood chiffonnier, loo and occasional tables, chairs, sofa, chimney glass, a cottage pianoforte by Broadwood and Sons, pedestal sideboard, sarcophagus, telescope dining table, chairs and Morocco seats, cut glass and china, dozen of choice wines, culinary and dairy requisites, garden utensils, &c., also an elegant four-wheel basket phaeton, built by Lenny (cob axe, quite new), four-wheel phaeton, harness, saddles and bridles, prime cow, poultry, &c. May be viewed the day before the sale, and catalogues had on the premises; of Mr. Edwin Chart, Estate Agent, Mitcham; Garrawy’s Coffee-house, Change-alley; and of Messrs. Blake, Croydon.

Source: Sussex Agricultural Express – Saturday 2nd July 1859 from the British Newspaper Archive (subscription required)

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