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Derbyshire Advertiser and Journal - 25 February 1921 (Document)

GREAT UNRESERVED AGRICULTURAL DISPERSAL SALE
HALL FARM, SHIRLEY.
(10 minutes walk from Derby to Ashbourne 'bus service, 4 miles from Ashbourne Station and 9 miles from Derby.)
W. S. BAGSHAW & SONS have received instructions from the Executors of the late Mr. Peter Bourne (who are giving up farming), to SELL by AUCTION (entirely without reserve), on
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2nd, 1921
The whole of the truly valuable live and dead farming stock, comprising:—
103BEASTS, viz.: 48 superior dairy cows and heifers (the majority of which are close at profit or newly calved), 4 choice in-calf heifers, due April, fresh barren heifer, grand registered roan shorthorn bull, "Holme Dukedom," Vol. 66 by "Spency Butterfly Boy" 145626, roan stock bull 2 years old, 14 choice coloury in-calf heifers, 2 coloury barren heifers, 4 choice coloury eighteen-month-old heifers, 10 grand coloury yearling heifers by a pedigree bull, 3 grand reared heifer calves, 4 choice coloury autumn reared heifer calves, 6 rearing heifer calves, 6 young calves.
9HORSES AND COLTS, including: 4 capital registered shire mares (of the most fashionable breeding), all quiet and good workers (two of which are believed safe in foal to "Monks Green Forward" and "Honey Hill King"), Brown gelding 5 years old, quiet and capital worker, 3 yearlings and 2 years' old colts and geldings, Dun pony mare, 8 years old, 13.2 h.h., quiet to ride and drive, pass all traffic and can be well recommended.
15LARGE WHITE PIGS, viz.: 4 large white in-pig gilts (due to farrow in February and March), large white sow, and 20 followers.
A large and extensive assortment of modern farm IMPLEMENTS, TACKLE and DAIRY UTENSILS.
Luncheon will be provided on the usual terms.
A motor char-a-banc will leave the Green Man Hotel, Ashbourne, at 10.45 prompt to convey intending customers to the sale.
Full particulars in detailed catalogues.
Sale to commence at eleven o'clock.

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