Humbert & Ellis

Originally called JP Humbert but renamed Humbert & Ellis in 2017, this Northamptonshire auction firm operates from its saleroom in Whittlebury, Northampton. It was founded in 1842 and five generations later, principal auctioneer and managing director Jonathan Humbert still runs the firm.

In 2017, Humbert was joined by Francesca Ellis as co-director.

New saleroom for J.P. Humbert

06 October 2008

J.P. Humbert opened their new saleroom in Towcester on September 25. After five years at a site on Burcote Road site they can now be found in a 4000 sq ft premises on the Silverstone Business Park situated off the A43.

Humberts acquire Halls fine art in expansion plan

07 September 2007

Humberts of Gloucestershire have bought the estate agency and fine art auction business of Halls of Shrewsbury.

JP Humbert acquire Harp

08 May 2007

JP Humbert auctioneers of Towcester have purchased Harp auctioneers of Northampton.

Merger aims at Cotswolds

08 May 2003

AUCTIONEERS and valuers Tayler & Fletcher have merged with Chartered Surveying specialists, land and estate agents Humberts.