Winslow in the 19th-20th Centuries

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Milk churns on the Market Square
Winslow Market Square during the General Strike

Northampton Mercury, 15 Oct 1803
The Commissioners in a Commission of Bankrupt awarded and issued forth against THOMAS READ, late of WINSLOW, in the County of Bucks, Dealer and Chapman, intend to meet on Thursday 20th October inst. At Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon, at the WHITE-HART in the town of NORTHAMPTON, in order to make a final Dividend of the Estate and Effects of the said Bankrupt; when and where the Creditors who have not already proved their Debts, are to come prepared to prove the same, or they will be excluded the Benefit of the said Dividend; and all Claims not then proved will be disallowed.
ROBERT ABBEY solicitor
Northampton Oct 7th 1803.

Northampton Mercury, 16 June 1804

WANTED, at WINSLOW in the County of Bucks, An APPRENTICE to a CORDWAINER – For particulars apply to Mr. WILLIAM SEATON, Cordwainer, At Winslow aforesaid.

** A JOURNEYMAN, who is a good Man’s Hand, may have constant Employ and good Wages at the said Mr. Seaton’s.

Northampton Mercury, 29 Feb 1812
BENJAMIN DUDLEY, Draper, Market-Square, WINSLOW, Bucks, most respectfully begs Leave to inform his Friends and the Public in general, that in consequence of the Event of Mr JOSEPH DUDLEY’s death, he proposes taking out a License, empowering him to act as an AUCTIONEER and APPRAISER, and begs Leave to assure those that may please to employ him, that his utmost Abilities shall on every Occasion be Exerted for their Interest.


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