Coleman′s Wood Sale 1887
SALE OF A BRICKMAKER’S PROPERTY
On Tuesday evening Mr A J Coombes submitted to public auction the freehold and leasehold properties included in the estate of the late Mr William Tayler. The freehold property, Coleman’s Wood, about five acres, comprising a detached stone-built residence, together with the brickyard, stabling, sheds, brick kilns, &c, where the business has been carried on for 30 years, was knocked down to Mr Isaac Barton for £500. The two cottages at Upton, near the Windmill, producing the yearly rent of £20 16s, ground rent of £3 3s, were bought by Mr S Salter for £135. Mr Plumbley bought a similar lot for £175, and Mr Souter another similar lot for £150. Four dwelling houses at Haylands, producing a rental of £42 10s, ground rent £5, were bought by Mr Plumbley for £450. The other two lots did not sell. The stock-in-trade was sold on the following day, good prices being realised.