Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 10 Apr 1737

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Apr 1737
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Wm Corbett Esqr

      Ravensworth Castle  April 10th 1737


	Mr Isaac Thompson sent you by the London Carrier on Satterday the Second Instant the remainder of the mapps of the Derwentwater Estate wch I hope will come safe & be to the Satisfaction of the Board, there was no agreemt made for the Carriage of them.

	Mr Thompson Complains of great hardships from his not having Surveyed the Commons of Alston Moore Keswick etc as expected when the agreemt was made as Also from the Trouble he had in the Survey of the Same of the Inclosed Lands wch Lay mix’t wth other Estates  He writes me that as he hopes the Mapps are done to the Satisfaction of the Directors that they will Consider his hardships wch he interely leaves to them selves, and beyond reason & Justice he asks nothing.  I really believe he has suffered a good Deal by the Survey of the Inclosed Lands wch Mr Boag & I will thoroughly consider & acquaint you wth our opinion when we Send you the Accot of the Survey I mean the Charge thereof.

	You want yett Scremertson Survey wch is not yett Contracted but as soon as it is done it shall be sent you by Sr your most Obt Servt               

      Nichos Walton

No  1  Throckley common

      2   Lowbyre and Tynehead

L    3  Altonside Plenderhath E & W Brokenhugh

      4   Needless hall

L    5   Lipwood & Cutts hill, Lipwoodwell & rattenraw

L    6   Langley south Common Dinnetly Threapwood new Intack & Dewey Syke

L    7   White Chappel waterhouse & whinnetly

      8    All Hexhamshire & wooly

L    9    west Deanrawlough green Loaning foot, Vace Plankey pasture & Jedcastle

    10    Corbridge No Common Field, little field, the Leases, stagshaw bank pastures Farnley etc

    11    Buteland

    12    Keswick Ullock closes nancrook & whitemoss

L  13   Broomhill, Peelwell, Haydon Bridge, Tofts Magees Lands Page Croft Haydon & Milkhall

L  14    Grindon Common Beanwham & Threepfell

L  15   Allerwash & Carrolee Common

L  16   Newlands & Whittonstall

		Note those marked wth L are part of Langley Barrony

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