Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Radley – 21 Oct 1737

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Oct 1737
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Radley
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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To Mr Radley at Greenwich

                                                                           Ravensworth Castle  October 21st 1737


	This Post you will receive from Colll Liddell the Draught of the Lease of the Lead Mines in Alston Moore & other parts of the Derwentwater Estate with Such Alterations (from Your Draught) as he thinks are proper to be made of which he has wrote fully to you this post.

	I Send you Inclosed a Coppy of one of the old Leases to the Tennants of Lands in Alston Moore, granted by Henry Hylton Esqr whereby you will Judge what right the Lord has reserved to himself for Working the Mines.

	I begg You will forward the Land Leases & am Sir    Your most Obedt Servt

                                                                                                    Nichos Walton

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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