Letter – Hugh Boag to William Radley – 9 Jun 1741

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Jun 1741
Correspondent: Hugh Boag
Recipient: William Radley
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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      Ravensworth Castle 9 June 1741


      Inclosed is the parcells for 3 separate leases for Langley Castle  viz. Edw Brown, George Thompson, & Matthew Brown. Each of them at £25 a year . The Reason why these parcells were not sooner sent was that they disagreed among themselves but now they have agreed, please therefore to get them filld up and sent down by the first that come.

      I am for Mr Walton & Self    Sr. Your Hble Servt  H Boag

The P[ar]ticulars of the fields as their was no Copy of the parcells kept viz.

Shield field, Gregshield, Turffhill, Lentill hill, Castle field, The Greens, Calfe Close, Mill Haugh, Eight Acres, Eleven Acres,Two Acres, East[horse] Reines, Easthay field, Westhay field, The Hagg, Hagghill, and West[horse] Reines. The s[ai]d one third part thereof for each containing by estimation one Hundred forty one acres, 3 roods & 33 perches be the same more or less All which sd premises are scituate lying and being at Langley Castle aforesd. In the parish of Netherwarden Chapplery of Haydon bridge & County of Northumberland.

Each of them to be bound to grind at Woodhall Mill. The Rent £25 a year each & for 21 years from Mayday 1737 

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