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USK OBSERVER 1855


Saturday December 8 1855

TROSTRA FARM,

In the Hamlet of Glascoed, within three miles of Pontypool.

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TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

BY

MR. BENJAMIN SCRIVEN,

On THURSDAY, the 13th of DECEMBER, 1855,

THE FOLLOWING

LIVE STOCK.

HAY, AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS, DAIRY UTENSILS AND HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE.

The property of Mr. James Lewis, who is retiring,

COMPRISING 40 fat ewes; 15 young in-calf cows of the Hereford and short horned breeds; 2 two-year old heifers in calf; 6 heifer calves; 2 steer ditto; 3 yearling heifers, 1 cart horse 4-yrs. old; cart mare 7-yrs. Old; cart mare in foal; cart horse, 1 cart colt three years old; yearling cart colt; 1 sucking ditto, 2 sows in farrow; 2 store pigs; 1 mow of hay about 20 tons; part of a mow of clover, quantity of hay in barn; 1 narrow wheeled wagon nearly new; 3 broad wheeled carts; 2 iron ploughs, 2 wooden ditto, 2 pairs of harrows, roller, turnip drill and roller, turnip scuffie, winnowing machine, chaff ditto. corn screen, 2 stone pig's troughs, 2 sheep troughs, 2 haul rakes, pikes and rakes, barley stumper, 2 dozen sacks, half bushel measure, sieves and riddles, 1 set of long harness, 2 sets of short ditto, G. O. ditto, quantity of husbandry tools, man's saddle, side ditto and bridle, 3 waggon ropes, wheelbarrow, spades, shovels, dung forks, 2 ladders 2 dozen hurdles, 6 cider hogsheads, 12 cider hairs, &c.

The Dairy Utensils and Furniture consist of double cheese press, barrel churn, pump ditto,  1 dozen cheese vats, 2 cheese tubs, milk skeels, milk warmer 2 trundles, 4 pails, 2 mashing vats, several tubs, oak table, elm ditto, oak clothes press, 6 oak kitchen chairs, round table, 2 four-post bedsteads, kitchen table, with numerous other articles. Refreshments on the table at ten and the sale will commence at eleven with the sheep.

Three Salmons Hotel, Usk, Nov. 30th,