Castlethorpe Boy's Cricket Team July 1935
Back row: Les Meacham, unknown, Bill Ray, Les Markham, Jack Markham, unknown
Middle row: unknown, Clifford Markham, Major Alwyn Lowder King Anderson, William Worker, unknown
Front row: Alan Brownsell, Harold West
Northampton Mercury 17 September 1920
LORD LINCOLNSHIRE’S PROPERTY.
THE CASTLETTIIORI*E ESTATE SALE.
The residence and grounds, known The Retreat (tenant, Mrs. McLeary), with possession on March next, produced some brisk bidding. Rising from £500, the property went to Major Anderson, Woburn Sands, for £1,125.
Northampton Mercury 27 September 1935
MAJOR A. L. K. ANDERSON MARRIED
Major A. L. K. Anderson, of Castlethorpe, cousin of Major C. A. Markham, was married at St. Mary’s, Willesden Old Parish Church to Miss Doris Brooks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Brooks, Leighton, Kettering-road, near Moulton, Northampton. Miss Brooks was formerly with Messrs. Markham and Cove, solicitors, Northampton. She was given away by her brother, Mr. E. Brooks, who served during the war with the battalion commanded by the late Colonel Edgar Mobbs, and was severely wounded. Miss Hume-Kelly attended her and the Rev. A. E. Smith (vicar) conducted the ceremony. Major F. V. Hume-Kelly was best man.
Northampton Mercury 11 April 1941
FUNERAL OF MAJOR A. L. K. ANDERSON
The funeral took place at Castlethorpe, on Tuesday, of Major Alwyn Lowder King Anderson. Before going to Castlethorpe a few years ago he took an active part in the Old Comrades’ Association at Lichfield. He saw active service in the second Boer War and the last great war with the 3rd South Staffordshire Regiment,
The service in the Parish Church was conducted by the Rev. E. J. Penn (curate-in-charge), and the lesson was read by the Rev. J. O. Hichens of Guilsborough (brother-in-law of Major Anderson).
The service was choral The Nunc Dimittis was sung before leaving for the graveside in the adjoining churchyard, where the Rev. J. O. Hichens performed the committal rites. The mourners were: Mrs. Anderson (widow). Mrs. Hichens Guilsborough, and Miss Anderson, Grendon (sisters). Mr T. S. Hichens and Miss Hichens. Cholesey, Berks (nephew and niece). Mrs. C. A. Markham. Northampton. Major A. C. McDermott. South Staffs. Mr. G. W. Beattie. Mr. Keith Leslie, and Mr. Colpman, Northampton
Northampton Mercury 19 September 1941
By Order of the Personal Representatives of the late Major A. L. K.
In the County of Buckinghamshire
(Stony Stratford 3 miles.
Northampton 12 miles).
With Vacant Possession.
THE FREEHOLD RESIDENCE
WILL BE OFFERED FOR SALE
(unless previously sold private treaty),
at the COCK HOTEL, STONY STRATFORD.
On THURSDAY, 9th OCTOBER, 1941, at 3.0 p.m.
(subject to conditions of sale to be then produced).
The Property is Built of Stone and Brick, with Slated Roof.
Ground Floor: Front Entrance and Large Square Hall; Dining Room, South with French Windows, Tiled Grate and Hearth; Drawing Room, South with Square Bay Window, Tiled Grate and Hearth; Breakfast Room, South, with Grate and Panelled Dado; Kitchen, with Tiled Floor, Range, Boiler and Sink; Dairy and Larders. Two staircases lead to the
First Floor containing: 5 Bedrooms. Bathroom, Lavatory.
Second Floor: 3 Attic Rooms.
There is a large Garden well screened by trees, and adjoining a Brick and Slated Garage with concrete floor. Gravelled Yard and a useful range of outbuildings.
THE SITE AREA IS
3 ROODS 6 POLES
Main Drainage. Well Water, Electric Light is available but not installed.
Auctioneers: BEATTIE, SON & LESLIE