Northumberland

(Latest update of this page – 26/7/2016)

Property, etc

181/30 Alnwick – 1871 – Assignment of Mortgage on Property in Nile Street, Bishopwearmouth  by Miss Sarah Adams Smith (Stoney Hills, Alnwick) to Robert Thomas Greenwell (Sunderland). Mortgage originally granted by Smith to William Glendenning in 1865.   Details of property including adjoining streets / owners. Large parchment sheet with decorative 1st 2 words.  Signed / sealed William Glendenning & Sarah A Smith,  witnessed on reverse by Wm. Strother (Alnwick). £47

62/2 Corbridge –1819 – William Forster and wife, Mary (nee Charlton) and Eleanor Charlton Covenant for Partition of Land – 2 sheets Parchment signed and sealed by all 3 parties. Refers to Will of Richard Carnaby Charlton and arbitration between his daughters, Mary and Eleanor. Other signatures – James Gibson, Jno Hirsopp / Kirsopp. £46

130/42 Cullercoats  – 1893 – Transfer of mortgages on properties in Newcastle – John Gill (Cullercoats, Northumberland). For full details & price of document, please see my Durham page – Property –  Newcastle upon Tyne

130/43 Cullercoats – 1898 – Sale of properties in Newcastle –  John Gill (Cullercoats), is party to agreement as mortgagee. For full details & price of document, please see my Durham page – Property –  Newcastle upon Tyne

130/126 Gosforth – 1892 – Mortgage of house in Elsdon Road, Gosforth [occupied by William Parkinson as tenant] by Henry Soden Bird to Emma Byers  (both Newcastle upon Tyne). Refers to Bird’s acquisition of the property in 1876. Details of adjoining property owners and roads. Large parchment sheet folded in 2, written 2¼ sides. Signed / sealed Henry Soden Bird,  witnessed by his clerk – Maurice Frederick Hedley (Gateshead). £36

130/46 Gosforth – 1906 – Agreement for Sale of property  to Joseph William Dobson (Gosforth).  For full details & price of document, please see my Durham page – Property –  Newcastle upon Tyne

130/127 Gosforth  – 1909 – Further Mortgage of properties in Albert St, Shieldfield, Newcastle by Trustees of the Will of Josias William Dobson deceased (Gosforth, Northumberland) to Eliza Anna Emmerson (East Layton, Yorks., then Gosforth). Refers to original 1898 Mortgage by Dobson to Frances Augusta Mary Eliza Robinson, the transfer of the Mortgage by Robinson in 1900 to Samuel McBean and the transfer in 1909 by McBean to Emmerson. Refers to Will of Josias William Dobson (died 1908) and gives full addresses of properties, adjoining streets & property owners. The document also includes the redemption of the Mortgage by the Trustees in 1915. Large parchment sheet folded in 2 , written 3 sides. The 1909 Mortgage signed / sealed by the Trustees – Joseph Finlay (Percy Main, Northumberland), John Hogarth Rodgers (Whitley Bay) and Henry Soden Bird the younger (Newcastle) & the 1915 Redemption  signed by Eliza Anna Emmerson. £40

130/128 Gosforth – 1915 – Redemption of Mortgage of house in Elsdon Road, Gosforth advanced by Emma Byers (formerly Jesmond, now Greenbank, Haydon Bridge) by the Trustees of the Will of Josias William Dobson (died 1908). Refers to original 1892 Mortgage by  Henry Soden Bird to Emma Byers, sale of property by Henry to Amy Bird in 1898 and sale by Amy to Josias William Dobson in 1903. Parchment sheet folded in 2, written 2½ sides. Signed / sealed  by Emma Byers witnessed by Henry Soden Bird (Newcastle). £35

62/3 Hexham – 1820 – Martha Armstrong to John Grant and Christopher Anderson – Lease of Building 2 sheets of parchment signed and sealed by all 3 parties, also Ralph Little and Joshua Newton (trustees of Will of John Armstrong) and witness, Jno  Hirsopp / Kirsopp. Refers to Will of John Armstrong and daughters of John and Martha and gives location of premises by reference to adjoining properties / occupiers.  £52

173/19 High Buston  – 1786 – Lease for a year (being first part of lease & release for conveyance of property) by Andrew Hancill, James Smithson, George Boyd (all Sunderland), William Wilkinson (High Buston) & William Hunter (Bainbridge Holme).  Location of property in High Street, Sunderland, names adjoining property occupiers. Ssigned / sealed by William Wilkinson – full details / price on my Durham page – Property –  Sunderland

62/9 Easington – 1841 – Mortgage – Hugh Dryden to Abraham Storey, Durham. 5 sheets  Parchment – signed and sealed by Hugh Dryden (1) of Haltwhistle, Northumberland (2) of Lingclose, Robert Dryden, and other parties to the agreement – Hodgson and Margaret Emerson, John Leighton, James and Alice Richardson, John and Stephen Robson, Francis and Elizabeth Snaith, Benjamin Milburn Stafford. Refers to earlier documents going back to Surrender 1801 and Settlement 1838 by Simon Dryden in favour of wife and children.  £62

181/19 North Shields – 1838 – Sale of Land in Brougham Street, Bishop Wearmouth by Thomas Pratt (Bishop Wearmouth) to Robert Kirtley (Monk  Wearmouth Shore) and Mortgage of the land & dwelling house erected thereon to Thomas Alexander (North Shields),  full details / price on my Durham page – Property –  Bishop Wearmouth

84/44 Ovington – 1801 – Sale of  Property, Easington  – by Executors of William Archer to Simon Dryden (Butterknowle). The Exors include George & John Hind (Stelling & Ovington, Northumb.), Archer’s brothers in law. William’s daughters Margaret (Easington, now Ferry Hill), Elizabeth Archer (Easington, now Ovington, Northumb.), spinsters, are beneficiaries & party to the agreement.  For details, see Durham page – property – Easington.

181/1 Sandyford – 1801 – Lease for a year (being first part of lease & release for conveyance of property possibly as security for mortgage) between Charles Christton (Sunderland near the Sea), Joseph Naters (Sandyford) & Rev William Wilson (Wolsingham). For details, see Durham page – property – Sunderland

Wills, etc

130/98  Bird, Rev. Christ.r. (Chollerton) &  Pedder, Rev. John  (Meldon) – 1813 – 1862 – Rough Draft  of Abstract of Mortgage and subsequent assignments on extensive properties & lands in Walton le Dale, Lancs. Mentions acquisition of lands by Richard Calrow from Wm. Assheton in 1813,  Richard’s Will & death in 1830 and an agreement between his sons Thomas Calrow & William Calrow  in 1831. In 1845 William Calrow mortgaged the properties to Rev. Christ.r. Bird (Chollerton, Northumberland) and Rev. Jno. Shepherd Birley (Halliwell Hall, Lancs.) for £10,000 gives very extensive lists of the properties and lands mortgaged, giving names of the mansion, houses, cottages and closes and fields with acreages; also names occupiers / tenants and in some cases from whom acquired. In 1858 the mortgage was assigned by Bird & Birley to Rev. James North (Liverpool) and in 1862 by North to Rev. Edward Pedder (Lancaster), Rev. John Pedder (Meldon, Northumberland) & Rev. Jackson Mason (Pickhill Vicarage, Yorkshire).  9 large sheets of watermarked paper written 11 sides in total, with deletions and amendments throughout.  £38

215/61 Browell, Jane – Warkworth, Acklington – dated 1880 Release signed by beneficiaries of an estate:- includes Jane – for full details of this document listing extensive family names, please see my Cumberland page – Wills – Lightfoot, Margaret – Moorhouse, Wigton

211/45 Clutterbuck, John – Warkworth – 1832 Probated copy of Will – late wife Ann [nee Lyon of East Redford, Notts], children John,  Ann,  Margaret,  Eliza Maria (w/o Rev. Thomas Cave Winscom) & Susanna (w/o Francis Forster of S. Charlton). Refers to 1774 Marriage Settlement & share in coal mines Great Lumley, Durham. Parchment, grant of Probate & wafer seal issued by Bishop of Durham 1833, attached. £32

211/46 Clutterbuck, John – Warkworth – 1832 Probated copy of Will – late wife Ann [nee Lyon of East Redford, Notts], children John,  Ann,  Margaret,  Eliza Maria (w/o Rev. Thomas Cave Winscom) & Susanna (w/o Francis Forster of S. Charlton). Refers to 1774 Marriage Settlement & share in coal mines Great Lumley, Durham. Parchment, grant of Probate & wafer seal issued by Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1855, attached. £32

211/47 Clutterbuck, John – Warkworth – died 1857 Probated copy of Will – wife Mary Ann [nee Lyon of Binchester, Durham], children John Lyon Clutterbuck,  Frances Ann (w/o Robert Fellowes of Shotesham Park, Norfolk),  Thomas, Charlotte  Eliza,   & Susan Harriett & Charles Henry Clutterbuck.  Refers to 1821 Marriage Settlement.  Parchment, grant of Probate & wafer seal issued  1857, attached, John Lyon appears to have died prior to this date. Slip of paper pinned states Mary Ann ‘d 1867’ £32

211/48 Clutterbuck, Thomas – Warkworth – 1900 Probated copy of Will & Codicil – sisters Frances Ann  Fellowes [her children Edward John,  Alfred Lyon & Charles Arthur Fellowes of Shotesham Park, Norfolk] & Charlotte  Eliza Barlow [her children Alethoea, Charlotte,  Algernon, Charles,  George Thomas, Harold, Francis John & Lionel Barlow of Ewehurst, Sy]. Cousins  Jane Anne Winscom  late Richard Forster [widow Mary Elizabeth],  Mary Ann Fanny Forster, Harriett (w/o Robert Graham Meggison),  Amy (w/o Rev. David Francis Alexander Grahame). Godchildren Frederick Woodham Dunn & Olive Daisy Stackhouse Paynter, coachman John Short. Details of properties in Whittle, Warkworth & Ewehurst, Sy. mines of coal, fire clay & ironstone in Northumberland & Durham. 10 sheets Parchment written 18½ sides, pencil notations, grant of Probate & wafer seal attached. Some dusting / creasing & number of company stamps to cover. £42

130/101  Pedder, Rev. John  (Meldon)  – 1862 – Cover noted 1873 which is probably when this document was prepared. Abstract of transfer of Mortgage  on property in Walton le Dale and Cuerdale, Lancs [late owned by William Calrow  deceased] by Rev. James North to Rev. Edward Pedder (Lancaster), Rev. John Pedder (Meldon, Northumberland) & Rev. Jackson Mason (Pickhill Vicarage, Yorkshire).  3 large sheets of watermarked paper written 1½ sides.  £9

53/106 Roseby, Wilkinson – Howden Pans – 1845  Probated Will – parchment – names 3 sons and 3 daughters [Ingram, Roseby, Twaddle] and grandchildren. £30

215/61 White, Thomas, William & Robert – Harsondale – dated 1880 Release signed by beneficiaries of an estate:-  for full details of this document listing extensive family names, please see my Cumberland page – Wills – Lightfoot, Margaret – Moorhouse, Wigton