Northampton Mercury 24 January 1936
Mr. and Mrs. G. Wilson, Corner House, Castlethorpe, Bucks celebrated their golden wedding on January 20.
Northampton Mercury 19 November 1948
"THE CORNER HOUSE,"
Wolverton 4, Stony Stratford 4, Newport Pagnell 8, Northampton 12, London (fast trains stop at Castlethorpe and Wolverton).
ATTRACTIVE STONEBUILT AND TILED COUNTRY COTTAGE,
Circa 1771 (restored 1938).
Two Reception Rooms, excellent Kitchen (h. and c.). 3-4 bedrooms, Bathroom (h. and c.) and W.C. Main Services connected: Main drainage. Main water supply. Electric light, and power. Electric cooker Modern domestic hot water system. Heated linen cupboard.
GARDEN of about 30 poles. Long road frontage. Room for Garage.
Rateable value £12. Rates, and water charges £5 19s. current halfyear.
This Freehold Property will sold
Northampton Mercury 19 November 1948
THE "CORNER HOUSE,"
Wolverton 4, Stony Stratford 4, Newport Pagnell 8, Northampton 12.
THE USEFUL FURNITURE AND EFFECTS
Including Mahogany Dining Table, Mahogany Writing Table, Antique oak Dropleaf Table, Oak Tea Trolly, Sideboard, Oak Fireside Chairs, Dining Chairs, Bentwood Chairs, Kitchen Chairs, Staircarpet, “Phillips” All mains Radio, Carpets and Rugs, Crockery, Enamelware. Plated-ware.
Bedroom Appointments: 3-piece Bedroom Suite. Oak Panelled Bedstead and others. Oak Dressing Chest and others. Mahogany Wardrobe. Interior Sprung Mattress, and other Useful Effects.
Will be Sold by Auction (subject the usual Conditions of Sale) ON THE PREMISES, on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1948. 11.0 a.m. Auctioneers: E - J. & R. S. ASHBY, F.V.I. George-row, Northampton. Telephones 2747-8, 3377. Viewing morning of Sale, 9 11a.m. No catalogues.
Northampton Mercury 15 September 1950
DEATHS: MARKHAM (late of Manor Farm. Castlethorpe).On Sept. 14, at Northampton, in her 89th year. Ellen, loving mother of Will, Arthur, Bert, Nell and Sid. Funeral Monday, Sept. 18, Castlethorpe Church, 3 p.m. Flowers to 67, Derngate. Sleep on, dear one, and take your rest. They miss you most who love you best.
Northampton Mercury 22 September 1950
WIDOW WHO CARRIED ON FARMING
FARMERS in the North Bucks area will remember Mrs. J. Markham formerly of Hanslope and Castlethorpe, who died last week in Northampton.
Mrs. Markham was the widow of Mr. James Markham, the Hanslope farmer, who died in 1906, leaving her with five children, the eldest 15. She moved from Manor Farm, Hanslope, to Manor Farm, Castlethorpe where she farmed until retiring in 1939
Her eldest son, Mr. William Markham, took over the farm while Mrs. Markham went to live at The Corner House, Castlethorpe.
Two years ago she came to live in Northampton with her only laughter, Mrs. N. Mattey, of 67, Derngate, formerly Weedon-road.
Mrs. Markham was remarkably active for her 88 years, her only failing being that she was deaf.
A month ago she went to stay with Mrs. Allen, 68. Lovat-drive, and it was there that she died. after being in bed for only a week.
Mrs. Markham’s other three children are: Mr. Arthur Markham, of Newnham Lodge, Mr. Bert Markham, of Tany‘y’foal, Dolgelly and Mr Sidney Markham, of Home Farm, Charndon.
The funeral took place on Monday at Castlethorpe, where the service was conducted by the vicar, the Rev, Wingate. Leaving 67. Demgate, the cortege went by way of Wootton and Hanslope passing the Manor Farm at, Hanslope, where Mrs. Markham spent her short married life.
Mr W. D. Markham and Mr. H. J. Markham (sons) were prevented from attending illness.
The other mourners joined the cortege outside the Corner House, Castlethorpe.
Mrs. Markham was interred by the side of her husband.
The chief mourners were: Mr Arthur Markham (son), Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Markham (son and daughter-in-law) Mr. and Mrs Leonard Matty (son-in-law and daughter). Mrs Rideout Mr. and Mrs Leslie Markham (also representing Mr W. D. Markham), Mr and Mrs J. Markham Mrs. C. Chinn Miss Sylvia Markham and Mrs Watson (grandchildren): Mr. and Mrs, Rudd, Mr and Mrs. L. Broom, Miss Phipps and Mrs. Scotts (nieces and nephews).