Daily Post, Jan 11th 1860
Sale of shop in Bold St and other premises
At the Clarence House yesterday, Mr BRANCH of Hanover St offered for auction no less than 13 lots of valuable house property, by order of the devisees and executors of the late Mr George HOLDEN, formerly an ironmonger of Bold St.
Out of the 13 lots, 4 were sold, the bidding of the others did not go beyond the reserve.
Lot 1, 10 Bold St, lately occupied by Mr HOLDEN leased from the corporation for 75yrs from, 3rd March 1841, bidding commenced at £400, ran up to £750, at which sum it was knocked down to Mr HOLDEN
Lot 2, two dwelling house, 12 and 14 on the west side of Percy St, Liverpool in the occupation of Mrs CRAWFORD and Mrs ASHCROFT, rental £65 per annum, leased from the corporation for 75yrs from, 7 May 1852, bidding started at £1,000, and went to £1,310, lot was withdrawn, reserve price was £1,800.
Lot 3, four dwelling houses, 11, 13, 15 and 17, on the east side of Catherine St, Liverpool, occupied by Mrs SMITH, Miss MERRY, Mrs CAMPBELL and Mrs KYLE. Annual rent £65 each leased from the corporation for 75yrs from, 7th Sept 1835. The bidding amounted to £2.900, the reserve was £3.400 - not sold
Lot 4, was three other houses of like character adjoining the above but bidding did not reach the reserve sum.
The most important lot.
The valuable shop and dwelling house No 48 on the West side of Bold St in the occupation of Mr BRIDSON, rent £250 per annum, leased from the corporation for 75yrs from, 6th March 1839. Mr BRIDSON has a lease of these premises for 14yrs from the 1st Feb 1855. Bidding commenced at £2,000 and went up to £3,800 at which sum it was sold to Mr J. JONES, Builder.
Lot 6, eight dwelling houses on the West side of Moon St bringing in a total rent of £168-19s per annum, leased from the corporation for 75yrs from, 3rd Aug 1850, bidding reached £1,300 but the reserve was £2,000 - not sold.
Lot 7, 5 freehold dwelling houses 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10, on the East side of King St, Egremont, Cheshire, occupied by Mr FREEBODY and others. Total annual rent £184, for some time there was hesitation in the bidding, when a voice exclaimed,
“Egremont stand very low on account of the fogs.“
The bidding, however, started and went up to £1,050, the reserve was £2,640 - not sold.
Lot 8, 3 freehold dwelling houses at Berkeley St, Toxteth Park, bringing £127 per annum, bids went up to £1,250, reserve was £1,800 - not sold.
A piece of land with two dwelling houses on the West side of Netherfield Rd could not elicit more than £700, the reserve was £1,000 - not sold
A freehold dwelling and land at 10 Marine Dr, Waterloo, letting £80 per annum, were sold for £1,070 to Mr HOLDEN.
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