Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Radley – 9 Nov 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Nov 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Radley
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/107
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To Mr Wm. Radley                                  		Ravensworth Castle      Novem’r 9th 1742


      We rec’d yours and in answer thereto we apprehend the following description etc may be proper to be inserted in the Leases & Tack Notes you mention.

      All that Colliery or Coale Mine Seam & Seams of Coales lying and being within Hartburngrange Estate, in the Parish of Hartburn County of Northumberland demised to William Robson of Wallington in the Parish and County aforesaid for one year with a Liberty of a Lease for 20 years more, at the yearly Rent of Five Pounds.

      All that Mine or Vein or Minerall of Lead & Lead Ore Commonly Called or known by the name of Brokenheugh Lead Mine in the Chappellry of Haydon within the Barony of Langley and County of Northumberland Containing in length 1200 yards, and 40 yards on each side of the Vein demised to John Coates of Woodhall in the parish of Nether Warden in the Barrony of Langley & County aforesaid, for one year with a Covenant for 20 years more, at 1/5th Duty.

      And all that House and garth with the appurtenances there unto belonging, in the Town, Township & Parish of Corbridge in the County of Northumberland, late in the possession of Richard Betts Demised on Lease for 21 years at the yearly Rent of One guinea to Wm. Soppett Gent’n of Corbridge aforesaid

      We hope the above will be sufficient to answer your purpose & we are     Sir

      Yours etc        Walton & Boag

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