Some Selected Advertisements

From the Herts Advertiser, 9th June 1866

Relevant entries from the 1866 and 1882 Directories for Hertfordshire

No Entry for James Maddox in St Albans (1866)

Maddox James, job & postmaster, open carriages for parties, Verulam Road, St Albans  (1882)

Rumball Sampson John, auctioneer, St Peters Street, St Albans (1866)

Rumball Sampson John, farmer, Towns End Farm, St Michaels, & auctioneer, St Peters Street, St Albans (1882)

Adams Albert, carrier, Old London Road, St Albans  --- CARRIERS ... London ... Albert Adams, monday, wednesday & friday, 7 pm, returning tuesday, thursday and saturday, at 1 pm. (1866)

Adams Albert, carrier & furniture remover, Marlborough Road, St Albans. (1882)

Messenger William & George, rope, sack and twine manufacturers, Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead (1866)

Messenger George, rope & twine manufacturer, High Street, Hemel Hempstead (1882)

Messenger William, rope, sack, rick cloth & waterproof cover manufacturer, Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead (1882)

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James Maddox, Portland Street, Verulam Road, begs to thank the public for their liberal support since he has kept a Pony and Trap, and begs to inform them that he lets on hire a Pony and Phaeton on the most reasonable terms, suitable for a lady to drive.   Water corn mill and land to be let, with immediate possession, BATFORD Mills, near the Harpenden Station on the Hatfield and Luton Railway, and the Midland Railway now making. The mill is of modern erection, drives 4 pairs of stones, and the house is brick built and commodious. There are upwards of 150 acres of land held with the Mill. - Apply to Mr. Rumball, land-surveyor and auctioneer, St Albans.   A Adams, Carrier to and from the London Road, St Albans, and the Saracen's Head, Skinner Street, London, now leaves St Albans every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at Seven o'clock pm, and Saracen's Head, Skinner Street, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, at One o'clock.   Sovereign Life Office, Established 20 years, at 48 St James's Street, London. Annual Income 100,000. Active agents wanted in this locality. H G Davenport, Secretary.     W & G Messenger, manufacturer of sacks, rick cloths, improved waterproof covers, canvas and wollen tilts, horse cloths, ropes, twines, etc, dealers in cotton waste, cart grease, &c, Box Moor, Hemel Hempstead and St Albans Corn Exchange. Hemel Hempstead Market attended every Thursday.