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Thomas Teasdale, 75, born in the parish of Kirkhaugh and lived there all his life said he thought the ground in dispute belonged to Allendale, said ‘it was generally reputed that three Lords met at Long Cross Saith that if the ground in dispute were to be laid to Whitfield there would be little common left for the farmers of Grislee Well Raw as he apprehends.’
Whitfield boundary dispute witness on behalf of Sir Walter Blackett. See PDF of entire series of depositions for background to the case, and letters from Joseph Richmond to Sir Walter Blackett, 22 Nov and 2 Dec 1757 for context to the taking of the depositions.