Journal entry – John Grey – 14 Feb 1834

Document Type: Journal entry
Date: 14 Feb 1834
Correspondent: John Grey
Archive Source: TNA ADM 80 19
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Friday 14th

Had appointed to meet Mr Borthwick and his father to arrange the particulars of his entry to Chesterhill Farm, finally to determine the Conditions of management, the diversion of certain fields which I have previously noticed & to obtain his signature to an Agreement, all of which was most pleasantly complied with.  The Draining of the Bog Field at Outchester is nearly completed, & when finished will be examined again & measured by my Son who will transmit to me the Account. 

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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