Report – James Stuart – 27 Aug 1774

Document Type: Report
Date: 27 Aug 1774
Correspondent: James Stuart
Archive Source: TNA ADM 79 57
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Saturday 27th Augt

      We left Hexham and proceeded upon our journey accompanied by Bell the Bailiff til we got out of Corbridge Parish which was the Extent of his District the way we were going; with whom agreeable to our resolution, we left strict orders to discharge Pearson immediately & never to employ him again in any thing which concerned the Hospital. We were then joined by Mr Jobling the Bailiff whose district we were now coming into, and, in our way to Newcastle, visited the Hospital’s Estate at

      Newton Hall, now in 3 farms vizt.

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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