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North-Mims 1815 Farming Stock Auction Poster
Auction at Brookmans Park Farm 1815
An auction poster for the sale of "Valuable Farming Stock" at Mr. Fitch's Brookman's (sic) Park Farm in North-Mims (which is what the parish was called at the time), on April 27, 1815, included 6 Good Milch Cows, 3 two-year old Heifers, 3 yearling Ditto, a pair of working Oxen, and 2 weaning Calves; 3 two-year old Colts, and 1 yearling Ditto; Sow with 11 Pigs, and Ditto with 9 Ditto; about 10 Loads of Beans, 16 Qrs. Oats, and 1 Qr. of Malt; Waggon, Carts, Ploughs, and Farming Implements.
The poster and auction sheet were lent to to the site by a local resident so that we could digitise the information and make it available to the public.