From the Oxford Journal, dated 12 April, 1823
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Superior Southdown and Half-bred Sheep, selected with great care from the best Stocks in this kingdom.
To be sold by auction, by Fidel & Son
On Monday the 21st day of April, 1823, on the Premises, at West-Mill Farm, in the parish of Watchfield, near Shrivenham, Berks, in the occupation of Mr Richard Tuckey, who is leaving the same – All the well-bred STOCK of SOUTHDOWN and half-bred SHEEP, CART HORSES, IMPLEMENTS in HUSBANDRY, and other effects: comprising 300 two-toothed Southdown ewes and lambs, 200 six-toothed ewes, 100 half-bred ditto, 40 barren ewes, 1 four-toothed Southdown ram, 5 six-toothed ditto, 4 milch cows, 1 two-year old well-bred bull, 8 cart horses and mares, 2 nag horses, yearling filly (by Sasenagh) 4 narrow-wheeled waggons, 4 six inch-wheel dung carts, 1 narrow-wheel ditto, iron-axled covered cart, 4 two-wheeled ploughs, 3 one wheel ditto, 1 skim ditto, 30 dozen of hurdles, 4 dozen of sheep cages, and other effects.
Catalogues will appear in due time, to be had at the Inns in the neighbourhood, place of sale, and of the auctioneers, Faringdon.
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