Witness Depositions – Richard Turner – 2 Apr 1690

Document Type: Witness Depositions
Date: 2 Apr 1690
Correspondent: Richard Turner
Archive Source: TNA E 134 2W&M Trin15
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Richard Turner of Winlaton in the County of Durham yeom Aged forty yeares or thereabouts Sworne and Examined.

2	To the Second Inter[ogator]y this Depont  saith that he knows the way which leads from Hedley to Newcastle in the Inter[ogato]ry mentions And hath heard this Deponts father say that the said way was the Com[m]on high way for Cartt and Carriage Betwixt Hedley and Newcastle.

4	To the fourth Inter[ogator]y he saith that there is noe way for Cart or Carriage But only a Bridleway from Bladon to Newcastle the way or passage betwixt the said places being Strait and Narrow.

Witness on behalf of Thomas Tempest in answer to Tempest's interrogatories. See 2nd April 1690 'Questions to witnesses'  Thomas Tempest, interrogatories,  and notes given there for background to the case.

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