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Letter – Thomas Wentworth Beaumont to Wentworth Blackett Beaumont – 11 Aug 1848

Augt 11 Br Pk My dear Wenty, Altho’ I do not think it likely that you will be corrupted by Ld Chesterfield I will tell you the opinion of Lonsdale – Bp of Lichfield & contemporary of mine at Eton <a per> him, that his Book contained the morals of a W[hore] & the manner of a Dancing master. This is a more even statement than his Lordship deserves, but his Recommendations are far too worldly to do any good. I hope that you have finer weather in North[umberlan]d tha

Report – Newcastle Journal – 23 Dec 1848

DEATH of T. W. BEAUMONT, ESQ. - The Newcastle Journal records the untimely death (by his own hand), in Hampshire, yesterday week, of Thomas Wentworth Beaumont, Esq., of Bretton Hall, Yorkshire, and Bywell Hall, Northumberland. Mr. Beaumont, by means of his vast possessions in land and minerals, took his rank amongst the most wealthy commoners of England, and was, in all respects, a man of mark and consideration. He represented the county of Northumberland in parliament for several years, and

Letter – John Brakenridge to Christopher Bird – 3 Sep 1849

3rd Sept 1849 With regard to a Settlement betwixt Mr. Beaumont and myself nothing whatever has been done since I heard from you last. – Mr. Rodgers called upon me and said Mr. Edward Beaumont wished me (he intimated that he would <demand>) to give up all Mr Beaumonts letters to you. I told him I had no letters of the late Mr. Beaumonts except such as were more or less private betwixt him & myself, and these I should never part with, nor had he any right to demand

Letter – John Brackenridge to Christopher Bird – 1 Dec 1849

Manchester 1 Decr. 1849 My dear Sir, Your letter of the 20th reached me here where I am engaged in a Reference on behalf of the Lancashire & <Yorkshire> Railway Co – I am glad to hear a good account of Mrs Bird with yourself and family and I hope Master <Hornsby> will soon be restored to his wonted good health & <frolic>king habits. There is no great value of Property <unentailed> & Subject to the Payment of Col & Mrs Beaum

Report – Newcastle Courant – 11 Apr 1850

CELEBRATION OF THE MAJORITY W. W. BEAUMONT, ESQ Wentworth Blackett Beaumont, Esq., of Bywell Hall in Norhumberland, and Bretton Park, in the county of York, attained his majority on Thursday the 11th of April, 1850, when great rejoicings took place in the mining districts belonging to that gentleman.  The extent of country over which the several mines and works are situated, and the number of workmen and boys employed approaching nearly to three thousand, prevented any dinner or othe

Report – Newcastle Courant – 12 Jul 1850

CELEBRATION OF THE MAJORITY OF WENTWORTH B. BEAUMONT Esq. On Friday last, the celebration of the majority of W. B. Beaumont, Esq., of Bywell Hall, Northumberland, and Bretton Hall, Yorkshire, took place at Bywell, under circumstances of great joy and festivity.  This event, which had been postponed in consequence of the indisposition of the worthy gentleman, had given time to parties to make every suitable demonstration, and this, together with the favourable period of the year chose

Will – Dorothy Hunter – 1 Nov 1852

1854 Will of Dorothy Hunter late of the Borough and County of Newcastle upon Tyne Widow deceased. Regd. The Last Will and Testament Of Dorothy Hunter November 1st 1852 H. W. Wright Surrogate In the Name of God Amen. I Dorothy Hunter, Widow of Isaac Hunter and inmate of Jesus Hospital in the Manors of the Town and County of Newcastle upon Tyne being of sound and perfect mind memory and understanding do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and Form following
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