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Nicholas Lavericke of Winlaton in the County of Durham aged Fifty yeares or thereaboutes Sworne and Examined Deposeth as followeth. 2 3 & 4 To the Second Third and Fowerth Interr[ogator]ys this Depont saith that to his knowledge for about Fifty yeares last past untill of late there hath beene a Com[m]on high way for Carts & carriages by the Mooregate or Stellagate, by the Bogg or Blackmires to the Peth-head and soe Downe the Peth to the Two Lead hills att Stella and Blaydon; and this Depont hath often used the said Com[m]on way for Carrying of Sodds Stones & Coles Down to Blaydon aforesaid and Household Goods to Swallwell, both lying eastwards from Stella, and saith that he this Depont nor any other that he knowes or ever heard of was ever Stopt or interupted in the Enjoying of the said Com[m]on high way, nor was ever any Satisfaction paid or Demanded for useing thereof as aforesaid from this Depont or any other useing the same that this Dept knowes or ever heard off.
Witness on behalf of William Blackett in answer to Blackett's interrogatories. See 2nd April 1690 'Questions to witnesses' William Blackett, interrogatories, and notes given there for background to the case.