A history of Northumberland. issued under the direction of the Northumberland county history committee PDFdownload book for $9.99 (free for members)

Volume: 7

Author: Northumberland county history committee and Bateson, Edward and Hinds, A. B. (Allen Banks), 1870- and Hodgson, John Crawford and Craster, Herbert Henry Edmund, Sir, 1879-1959 and Vickers, Kenneth Hotham, 1881- and Dodds, Madeleine Hope and Hodgson, John, 1779-1845. History of Northumberland

Pages: 626

Year published: 1893

Publisher: Newcastle-upon-Tyne : A. Reid, sons & co.; London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, & co., limited

Northumberland (England)
History / Europe / Great Britain
Travel / Europe / Great Britain

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... medieval House of Gospatric, occupying no less than ninety-three pages of the volume. To Professor Garwood, as was the case in former volumes, is due the chapter dealing with the geology of the district, and Mr. R. O. Heslop, F. S. A., has written the account of Watling Street. Mr. W. H. Knowles, F. S. A., has contributed the architectural descriptions, accompanied by plans, of the medieval buildings, ecclesiastical and military, remaining in the district, viz., Brinkburn priory, the churches of Edlingham, Felton, and Framlington, the castle of Edlingham, the towers of Lemington, Overgrass, etc. Mrs. Hugh Fenwick has contributed substantially to the cost of illustrating Brinkbuin. The illustrations throughout the volume have been niostlv prepared from drawings made on the spot bv Mr. R. S. Bertram, and from photographs taken bv Mr. Worsnop and Mr. Joseph Freeman. Mr. W. H. Charlton has given a pen and ink drawing of Weldon-hall, now taken down. In the interesting but laborious stndy of the devolution of property, and the transmission of landed estates, generous aid has been afforded by the Duke of Northumberland, Sir John Swinburne, bart., the Dean and Chapter of Durham, Captain Burrell, Mrs. Hugh Fenwick, Dr. J. C. J. Fenwick, Mr. Beresford Lisle, Mr. W. H. Pawson, Mr. Cuthbert Riddell, Mr. John Tate of Newbiggin, Mrs. Charles Thorp, and Mr. S. F. Wid-drington, who have given free access to their muniments, and facilitated the work of transcription. The Rev. C. B. Carr, the Rev. J. M. Russell, and the Rev. F. H. Waller have permitted full and free access to the parish registers of Framlington, Edlingham, and Felton, and have given valuable help and PREFACE VU assistance in otlicr ways, as have also Mr. R. I. Allootl, the Kev. E. Barnett, Mr. G. F. Boyd, Mr. Oswin Charlton, Mr. T. E. Forster, Mr. C. W. S. Goodger, the Rev. P. T. Lee, the Rev. R. C. Macleod, Mr. Robert Middlenias, Mr. Ricliardson of the Newcastle Free Library, Mr. 11. B. Thompson, Mr....


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