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Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 01-02-2016, 01:36 PM
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John Leadbitter was living at Amble Hope House in...

John Leadbitter was living at Amble Hope House in 1799 and suffered a robbery for which a hue and cry was raised:
"Whereas on Sunday evening last, the 24th inst. between seven and eight o'clock, Mr...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 01-02-2016, 01:09 PM
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Mr George Johnson of Byker, viewer of collieries,...

Mr George Johnson of Byker, viewer of collieries, left a will which went to probate in 1800. He left his shares in collieries and in the Tyne Brewery in Sandgate, in trust for the benefit of his...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 30-01-2016, 08:02 PM
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Posted By janwhin
If you want assistance, let me know.....I'll be...

If you want assistance, let me know.....I'll be off on holiday tomorrow then, sort of last minute booking thingy:)
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 30-01-2016, 08:01 PM
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Posted By janwhin
I had a look in my old faithful encyclopedia,...

I had a look in my old faithful encyclopedia, almost as old as the old manorial system :D
Main feature of the manor was the manorial court, mainly concerned with civil business especially manorial...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 30-01-2016, 02:15 PM
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Posted By janwhin
I'm not sure to be honest, although I would have...

I'm not sure to be honest, although I would have thought they could be different. As I understand it, a township was a particularly northern definition, designed to break down large parishes into bit...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 29-01-2016, 10:13 PM
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Posted By janwhin
Didn't Hollydog find the boundary stones in a...

Didn't Hollydog find the boundary stones in a field behind Amble Moor House?
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 29-01-2016, 12:21 PM
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Posted By janwhin
The things you come across when you're looking...

The things you come across when you're looking for something else. Mr Kingscote of the colliery was in a court case in 1840: Smith v Kingscote. It was another one about the development of the...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 17-01-2015, 11:00 PM
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Posted By janwhin
Well, scarlatina is scarlet fever, so we have a...

Well, scarlatina is scarlet fever, so we have a common disease....smallpox and scarlet fever were the ones being reported. I'll need to revisit those burials, we did have a lot of children. I was...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 17-01-2015, 05:12 PM
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Posted By janwhin
Another interesting snippet relating to the year...

Another interesting snippet relating to the year 1864 comes in a report of the Registrar General's returns for the last quarter of the year, in the Newcastle Chronicle.
"The district registrars, in...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 14-01-2015, 09:06 PM
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Posted By janwhin
If you have a spare moment, I would produce an...

If you have a spare moment, I would produce an index for the site, Coquet :D
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 14-01-2015, 02:13 PM
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Posted By janwhin
Glad to help Digvul. Personally I think the link...

Glad to help Digvul. Personally I think the link with the water supply relates to the need for cleanliness and good hygiene in the treatment of these outbreaks as well as the need for a lot of liquid...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 14-01-2015, 01:51 PM
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Posted By janwhin
Just been reading about compulsory vaccination...

Just been reading about compulsory vaccination for smallpox......an 1840 Act made it free for infants, but the outcomes were pretty variable depending on the quality of the initial vaccination,...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 14-01-2015, 01:09 PM
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Posted By janwhin
Smallpox and scarlet fever seem to be the...

Smallpox and scarlet fever seem to be the principal regular visitations in Radcliffe. The Newcastle Courant of June 30 1876 refers to a meeting of the Alnwick Union with regard to sanitary work. ...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 13-01-2015, 02:20 PM
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Posted By janwhin
Just done a quick add up of the burials in...

Just done a quick add up of the burials in Warkworth for 1874, sad person that I am :)

There were 89 burials, of which 31 were from Amble, 27 from Warkworth, 24 from Radcliffe, 4 from Togston, and...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 13-01-2015, 02:17 PM
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Posted By janwhin
That's interesting, Radcliffe was being put up...

That's interesting, Radcliffe was being put up for sale in the 1860s so maybe the pitmen voted with their feet. Look at East Chevington, quite a few might have tipped up there!
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 13-01-2015, 01:28 PM
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Posted By janwhin
Wouldn't you have to pay for it?

Wouldn't you have to pay for it?
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 13-01-2015, 01:25 PM
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Posted By janwhin
Prior to the opening of Amble East Cemetery,...

Prior to the opening of Amble East Cemetery, Radcliffe burials would have been in the churchyard and new cemetery at Warkworth (opened 1862). A lot of graves would have had a wooden cross on, or...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 13-01-2015, 01:17 PM
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Posted By janwhin
The outbreak of fever in 1864 was smallpox. The...

The outbreak of fever in 1864 was smallpox. The Board of Guardians of Alnwick met on 27th February 1864 and passed the following resolution: "In consequence of the state of Radcliffe Terrace and of...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 28-12-2014, 04:24 PM
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Posted By janwhin
Morpeth Herald 28 May 1898: "William Hepburn...

Morpeth Herald 28 May 1898:
"William Hepburn was summoned at the instance of the Radcliffe Coal Company for disobeying an order of the magistrates for the payment of 1 7s 6d under the Employers...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 13-12-2014, 10:18 PM
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Posted By janwhin
Morpeth Herald, 28 October 1949: "In a few...

Morpeth Herald, 28 October 1949:
"In a few weeks the village of Radciffe, already with a few gaps left by demolished buildings, will change much of its appearance in the eyes of miners and the...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 13-12-2014, 05:43 PM
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Posted By janwhin
Radcliffe was declared a dying village in 1946...

Radcliffe was declared a dying village in 1946 and according to the Ministry of Housing that it should be left to die. Following protests, Alnwick Rural District Council finally agreed that the...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 12-12-2014, 05:36 PM
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Posted By janwhin
I don't know whether the Ladbroke was local....

I don't know whether the Ladbroke was local. Certainly there was a London banking firm, Kingscote and Ladbroke. Wheels within wheels.
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 11-12-2014, 10:54 PM
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Posted By janwhin
1 November 1900 a new company was registered,...

1 November 1900 a new company was registered, Broomhill Collieries Limited which was an amalgamation of the Broomhill and Radcliffe Coal Companies as well as other going concerns.
And then there was...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 11-12-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 106
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Posted By janwhin
The Liverpool Mercury of 8 June 1881 has a list...

The Liverpool Mercury of 8 June 1881 has a list of petitions and liquidations including the following:
"W. Kinnear, formerly of Amble, Northumberland, coal fitter, then carrying on business in...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 11-12-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 77,254
Posted By janwhin
CWG details: Gertrude Rae Craiggs, civilian;...

CWG details:

Gertrude Rae Craiggs, civilian; date of death, 15 February 1942; age 32 (differs from newspaper report) born 1910 so 33/4
Of New Buildings, Radcliffe. Daughter of Isabella Appleby...
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