Letter – Edward Blackett to Maria Blackett – 12 Jan 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Jan 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Maria Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dear Maria

      This brings you the Mallancholly news of your dear Sister Blackets death who Departed this life on Wednesday morning which is a great affliction to this poor family & I doubt will shorten the dayes both of my poor wife & self for never a better creature was upon the face of the Earth which makes our loss the greater god allmighty prepare us all for our latter End with my blessing to you both 

      I am Your most Disconsolate [father]

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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