advertisement – Nicholas Walton – 25 Dec 1793

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Date: 25 Dec 1793
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Archive Source: Misc Newcastle Courant
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FOUR PIGS  of Lead marked G H _ L the property of the Commissioners and Governors of the Royal Hospital for Seamen, at Greenwich, in the County of Kent, having between the Evening of the 23rd, and Morning of the 24th Instant, been stolen from the Hospital’s Lead Yard or Wharf, at Skinner Burn, - Notice is hereby given, that any Person or Persons making Information to Messrs Peters, Attornies, in Newcastle, of the Offender or Offenders, so as he, she, or they may be convicted of the said Offence, shall, on Conviction of one or more of them, be paid the Sum of TWENTY POUNDS, instead of Five Guineas offered by Mt Johnathan Airey, in a Hand-Bill, bearing Date the 24th Instant. – It is requested that all suspected Persons offering Lead for Sale, may be stopped, and Information given as above.


Farnacres, 25th December, 1793.
Notice in the Newcastle Courant late Dec 1793

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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