Witness Deposition – Aubone Surtees to Henry Richmond – 22 Aug 1767

Document Type: Witness Deposition
Date: 22 Aug 1767
Correspondent: Aubone Surtees
Recipient: Henry Richmond
Archive Source: AE Lead Road
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[cover note:] To Mr Richmond Attorney at Law  Snowball’s Submission.

I beleive the above that relates to me is true, and the lane that comes through my Estate at Woodhead is a common cart and cariage road, and that I never did receive any gratuity or consideration from any person or persons whatsoever for any carts or cariage passing that road as witness my hand
Unsigned but a neater copy of the same date appended to Thomas Snowball’s submission is signed by Surtees

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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