Letter – Henry Richmond to Samuel Marriott – 17 Apr 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Apr 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Samuel Marriott
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Marriot near Hexham                                                                    Newcastle 17 April 1767


Below you have the Names of such of the places along the Lead Way as are the most Material to have expressed in your plan; which I send you lest any of them should happen to be omitted; if any of them should want explanation Mr Hunter can give it you. I am etc    HR

Edmondbyers – Fine Lane – Woodhead & the part of the road in that qua[rte]r – Swalwells Loaning – Snowballs Loaning – Edesbridge – Newlands & the p[ar]t of the way in that Liberty – Hilltop – The Way from Linnells towards Ravensworth – Hedley wood qua[rte]r & the part of the way therein – Hedleywood side  Hedley Low wood - Sevy sike  Lane – Chopwell Liberty & the p[ar]t of the way therein – Blaydon

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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