1835 Sale Notice: 'EXTENSIVE SALE AT CLATTERBATCH FORGE NEAR STOURBRIDGE. By order of the Assignees of Mr. George Forster, edge-tool manufacturer, bankrupt.
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY MESSRS. FARRINGTON A SON, On the premises, on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Monday, the 5th, 6th, 7th, and 9th days of March, 1835,
ALL the valuable STOCK-IN-TRADE, Shop Tools, Household Furniture, and other effects; comprising; 120 dozen of assorted spades, 80 dozen of shovels, 141 dozen of axes, 77 dozen of hoes, 50 dozen of adzes, quantity of forks, 110 dozen of spade-moulds, 125 dozen of hoe-moulds, 90 dozen of spade and hoe-plates, plough soles, quantity of steel and iron, new and old castings, 200 dozen of assorted trees, one pair of excellent 42-inch bellows, with pipe complete, nearly new, seven pair of 36-inch bellows, and six pair of bellows, 26, 28, 32, 33, and 34-inches, 15 anvils, 20 vices, swages, dies, shears, appendages to tilt hammer and cogs, large grindstone, frame and wheels, hearth, &c. and a quantity of shop tools ; also the Lease and Possession of the above premises, neat and useful household furniture, two useful horses, two narrow wheel carts, and variety of other effects; particulars of which will appear in catalogues six days prior to the sale, and may be had at the office of the Auctioneers, Walsall; at Mr. Hopiins's, Law Stationer, Stourbridge; and at the Bush Inn, Dudley.'
Sources of Information
- Wolverhampton Chronicle and Staffordshire Advertiser - Wednesday 4 March 1835