In common with the rest of Northamptonshire in the 19th century, Wollaston was famous for its shoe industry.
Until the famous Dr. Bayes, the proprietor, who is leaving the country, in one or such lots as may be determined upon, viz.
Carry on right past the pub The area opposite was know as The Cradle as it was where cattle were kept in the 17th century Head down Hinwick Road…. These Sales notices are extracted from newspapers. Christiana Jones, on the road leading from Wollaston to Podington. Martens boots were made wollasto in the village.
This contained the scallop shell that appeared on the Manorial coat of arms, which can be seen on many logos today. Tarry, ading the main road leading from Wellingborough to Wollaston, and on Land in the occupation of Mrs. Green and J.
Pryce, Esq. The Ash Trees are long and straight and of large dimensions, two of the Oaks and most of the Elms are large, and the whole of very fine quality.