Letter – Joseph Richmond – 1 Oct 1728

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Oct 1728
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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       Newcastle 1 Oct 1728


My Lady Barbara & the Extors of Sir Wm Blackett Intending to Solmnize his funeral on Monday the 7 Inst Direct me on this Melancholy Occation to Signify that your Company is Desired that day at 2 A Clock to Accompany his Corps from his home in Newcastle to St.Nicholas Church the place of his Intermt

Yrs & c JR

The above was writ to the following Persons viz

 Mr Henry Ellison        Jno Reed

    Geo Bowes Esq     The Revd Mr. Sharpe

    Maj Nichols          Char. Howard Esq 

 Mr Tho Allan            Ra. Witherington Esq

 Mr Jno Shaftoe          Wm Charleton Esq

 Mr Wm Bacon             Tho Riddell  Esq

 Mr Rob Bewick           Revd Mr Eden

 Mr Tho Robinson Senr    Mr Ainsley Gally hill

 Mr Tho Robinson Junr   [struck out: Sir Jno Swinburne]

    Rob Coatsworth Esq   Mr Math Swinburne

Sent pr Jack the Buttler Mr Thp: Swinburne

                         Gaven Ainsley

                         Shafto Vaughan

                         Rob Vaughan

                         Revd Mr Fenwick

                         Mr Ainsley <Heelilees>

                            <Fen.k> Bowman

                            <Forster> Charleton

                       Inclos’d to Wm. Robson

Sent pr Wm Winship            Sent pr the No. Post

 Sr Wm. Middleton                Revd Mr Stodard

    Rob Bonner                   Jno Forster Esq

    Mr Boyne                     Edw. Grey

    Mr Forster <Leighaindikes>   Hen Ogle

    Mr Chr Teasdle               Wm Taylor

      Wm Potter Esq

Sent pr Ann Kell      Mr Green Stanerton : pr Mr Maj Allgood

Mr Wm Sanderson       Mr Fra Brandling	 :  

 Rob Allgood          Sir Wm Lorain      : pr Ro Colley

Mr Wastell            Mr Phil Hodshon	 :

 Nich Roberts Esq     Mr Tho Carr        pr J F

 Rob Ellerington Esq  Mr Rog Willson	 pr Son Rogr

 Revd Mr. Graham      Mr Jos Wetherburne pr J F

 Revd Mr.Andrews      Mr Jno Wattson	 pr JF

 Doct Charleton       Mr Tho: Dawson	 pr man Goldburne

 Mr Green             Mr Hilton Lawson	 pr Jack

 Tho Errington Esq    Mr Rob. Lawson	 pr Jack   

 Jno Bacon Esq        Shaftoe Delavall Esq sent to Wallington

 Geo Robson             Shaftoe Esq Benwell pr Tom

 Mr Grindall          Wm Coulson Esq	 pr Jack

Mr Lawson	:		  Ra Jenninson Esq

His 2 sons	:      Sr Jno Delavall    pr Jack

Sr Jno Delavall: pr Jack     Bewick Esq	 Closehouse pr Tom

Mr Watson	:           Tho. Allgood Esq              dd in Town

Mr Coulson:           Mr Wm Hunter       pr Mark Davison’s man

                      Mr Jack Hobbs      pr Hutton the Wherryman

                      Reyno Hall 

                      Rob Todd 

                      Wm Selby 

                      Jo Ledger 


                      Doct[or] Lambert Hexham pr JF

                      Mr Featherstone Dukesfield pr JF	
First section of this letter is on the first page in original ledger held at British Library Add MS 27,420, and not included in copy held in Northumberland Archives

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