Towcester, extraordinary fat pig –a fat pig, of extraordinary size, was announced to pass through this place on Tuesday last. The animal wonder bred by Mr. William Powell, of the Royal Oak (later to be named The Folly), near this town, and fed by Mr. Meads of the Fox and Hounds in, Floore. With extreme difficulty it was placed in a wagon and drawn by two horses, and reached Towcester about 5 o’clock in the evening. It was commenced being fed on the first of June last, and up to December 31st and consumed the following quantity of food:- 40 bushels of barley meal, six ditto of beans, eight ditto of peas, two cwt of pollard, two tons of mangel wurzel, six quarters of the potatoes. Its present ascertained weight is 36 score.