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Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 26 May 1823

Newcastle 26 May 1823 Messrs Rundell & Co London Forwarding a pce of Silver containing 1300 Oz – pWaggon MM

Letter – Benjamin Johnson to Thomas Wentworth Beaumont – 29 May 1823

Mr Beaumont May 29th 1823 I have the honor to receive your letter of the 16th inst and have to thank you on the part of the tenants for the return you have made to them ... I observe it states in the newspapers that Parliament is likely to be <prorogued?>. early this year if so I hope to have the honor to see you in Northumberland.

Memo – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 4 Jun 1823

N[ew]Castle 4 June 1823 Mrs Beaumont Portman Square London Transmitting Cash Acc[oun]t and Lead Sales for the months of April & May

Diary entry – Diana Beaumont – 12 Jun 1823

1823 June 12th. Wentworth came to announce his engagement to Miss Elizabeth Swinburne. 13. We all went to see the Swinburnes. 14. The Swinburnes came to call upon us. 17. We went to a small Party at <Kenthall> House. 22. Edward gazetted as Cornet in the 16th Hussars. 27 F. I went down to the Inn in Richmond Hill with Papa – 30. Richard comes down. 2 July Marie & Edward came down & we lunched on the Thames – a lovely delightful day – 4. I returned from Richm

Letter – Martin Morrison to Glyn & Co – 19 Jun 1823

Newcastle 19 June 1823 Sir R. C. Glyn Bart & Co Bankers London. Remitting two Bills value £5336-6-0 for Col Beaumonts Account.MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to Jamet Jeune – 23 Jun 1823

Monsr Jamet – jeune – Saumur Newcastle upon Tyne 23 June 1823 In reply to your Letter of the 13 Inst. which I had the Honor of receiving this morning, I beg to inform you that the price of WBlackett Lead is for Refined £24-10 Sterling pfo[the]r and for Common £23b-10 pfo[the]r. The Stock of Lead in this market is very low, by reason of its being nearly all sold to the various Lead Merchants and which prevents me making any offer exceeding one thousand, or fifteen hundred pieces upon

Letter – Reid to Diana Beaumont – 1 Jul 1823

In the Year 1763 Sir William Wentworth Bart. Died & left all his Estates which were situated in the County of York to his only Son Thos. Wentworth who was never Married, there was not any occasion for Recoverys being suffer’d yet he chose to do it in the most complete Manner, which has been proved by The Heirs at Law having made various attempts to gain possession of Property &c - in the Year 1777 Sir Walter Blackett Died & Sir Thos. Wentworth became possessed of Estates & Lead

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 3 Jul 1823

N[ew]Castle 3 July 1823 Messrs Rundell & Co London Forwarding 2p Silver of 1481 Oz & 1196 Oz pWaggon 2 Inst MM

Letter – Michael Bell to Thomas Wentworth Beaumont – 7 Jul 1823

We the undersigned Freeholders of the Town of Hexham in Conson of our own feelings and those of the town at large have taken the liberty of petitioning you with every feeling of respect begging your kind remonstrance with the Trustees of the Hexham Turnpike in deviating from the line of Road pointed out by their Act of Parliament and projecting on across Seal bisecting the public walks at two points. We and our Ancestors having enjoyed these walks unimpeded by any obstruction for

Letter – Michael Bell to Diana Beaumont – 7 Jul 1823

We the undersigned Freeholders of the Town of Hexham in Conson of our own feelings and those of the town at large have taken the liberty of petitioning you with every feeling of respect begging your kind remonstrance with the Trustees of the Hexham Turnpike in deviating from the line of Road pointed out by their Act of Parliament and projecting on across Seal bisecting the public walks at two points. We and our Ancestors having enjoyed these walks unimpeded by any obstruction for

Letter – Benjamin Johnson to Thomas Wentworth Beaumont – 15 Jul 1823

Mr Beaumont July 15th 1823 As the season for grouse shooting is so near I shall thank you to inform me if you wish the same Gamewatchers to be employed in Allendale as last year. If any poachers are taken do you wish their guns to be taken from them and their dogs destroyed. This had a very good effect last season. The young dogs which Simpson hunts in the spring will require running on the moors they are far from being ready ... I shall thank you to inform me when you would wish the house

Letter – Diana Beaumont to Michael Bell – 21 Jul 1823

(Copy) Portman Square July 21st 1823 Sir, Mr Beaumont and I find that Mr W Beaumont has already given his consent to the carrying of the road through the Ciel [sic], if it is thought advisable by the Commissioners & as we are unwilling to interfere with his wishes on the subject we regret that in this instance we cannot comply with your request and that of the Petitioners you was so obliging to forward to us; I confess for my own part I should be very sorry to see the line of

Diary entry – Diana Beaumont – 21 Jul 1823

July 21. M. We all went down to Hastings. 22. Richard came down to us – 25. I went with Richard & Henry to the Crowhursts – pretty Twins – 27. Went to the Fish Ponds & took Harriet Popham. 29. Sophy rode her new Horse & liked it –

Letter – Benjamin Johnson to Thomas Wentworth Beaumont – 23 Jul 1823

Mr Beaumont July 23rd 1823 Mr Kyle has been to look at the situation of the intended bridge but the river was too much swollen ... The gardener at Bradley has received a letter from one of your servants requesting a person may be got to assist Mary the Dairymaid to put the house in order and that you may be expected there in ten days or a fortnight. As I have received no intimation of your being so soon at Bradley I conceive there may be some mistake and shall wait your own instructions ...

Letter – Martin Morrison to Henry Phillpotts – 28 Jul 1823

Newcastle 28 July 1823 Dr Phillpotts (of Stanhope) at Durham. I am this morning favored with your Letter of yesterdaysdate. – West Allen high Chapel (the name of the Chapel requiring consecration) is about seventeen miles from Stanhope and from the Chapel to Hexham Is nearly the same distance. Mr George Crawhall will be prepared to attend the Bishop of Oxford and conduct his Lordship by the best road through the Country, and also will transmit to the resident Clergyman such direc

Diary entry – Diana Beaumont – 1 Aug 1823

Aug 1 Fri. Richard rode with me to draw at Crowhurst 4. Richard & Henry left us to go to the <Lakes> previous to going on the Moors – 8 I drew at the White Rock. Edward left London for Ireland 11th. We all left Hastings having had very bad weather. Arrived in Town – 14 Arrived at Bretton – 15. Mama received a letter from Sir J Swinburne Saying that Wentworths marriage was broken off with his Daughter. 16. Mama Sophy & I went to dine & stay all night at Cann

Memo – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 4 Aug 1823

Newcastle 4 August 1823 Mrs Beaumont No 7 Pelham place Hastings. Transmitting Quarterly Reports of Allenheads and Coalcleugh Lead Mines etc. – MM

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 13 Aug 1823

N[ew]Castle 13 August 1823 Messrs Rundell & Co London Forwarding a pce of Silver of 1103 ½ Oz pWaggon on the 9th Inst MM

Memo – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 20 Aug 1823

N[ew]Castle 20 August 1823 Mrs Beaumont Bretton Hall Transmitting Quarterly Report of Weardale Lead Mines etc MM

Report – John Taylor – 22 Aug 1823

[Holding entry only. This report is too long to be displayed as part of the database. It is available in PDF format from 'Documents and Sources/National Archives' website page]

Diary – James Losh – 23 Aug 1823

I was grieved to find from C. Bigge, who came to consult me respecting it, that the marriage between Beaumont and Miss Swinburne is broken off, owing to the gross folly and misconduct of Beaumont himself, arising, I have no doubt, from insanity.

Letter – Diana Beaumont to Christopher Bird – 23 Aug 1823

Bretton Hall 23 August 1823 Sir I have received your letter of the 19th inst and on the same day I received the most cruel and extraoridinary Letter that any son ever addressed to a Mother, and in answer to one of kindness and attention; his conduct afflicts me deeply for on him was placed my fodest hopes and ambition, it appears he has lost every feeling of Duty and honor. In common justice he cannot refuse to send by you the Draft of the Deed which was drawn out by Mr P Fenwick under

Letter – Charles Grey to Thomas Wentworth Beaumont – 29 Aug 1823

To Lord Grey Aug 29th 1823 ..Almost immediately after her daughter's acceptance of my proposal, in which she and Sir John seemed cordially to concur, I was struck by the Unkindness of Lady Swinbourne to me, and the Continual Endeavours she was making to hinder Elizabeth from giving her Affections to me ... this alarmed me considerably, … for, besides the usual Respect of well-disposed Children to their parents, I observed a Confidence little short of idolatrous in Eliz

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 4 Sep 1823

Newcastle 4 Septemr 1823 Messrs Rundell & Co London Forwarding a pce of Silver 1454 ½ Oz pWaggon – 3rd Inst MM

Diary entry – Diana Beaumont – 6 Sep 1823

September 6. Richard & Henry came home from Bradley – Mr <Parns>, Jane & Harriet & Mr Lee came – 7. They left us – 8th. Mama, Sophy & I went to Grove – 9. Tues. The Stapleton Park Races. Mr Trevor thrown from his horse, much hurt, <....> 10 days & died – 10th. We returned to Bretton – 14th. We went to Doncaster Races – Ric’d & Henry with us – 19th. We returned – 21 Su. Mama heard from Wentworth respecting Lady S. Mama went of
The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467