Local records; or, Historical register of remarkable events, which have occurred in Northumberland & Durham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Berwick-upon-tweed, 1832-1857, a continuation of the work by [J.] Sykes
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Página 35 - ... large concourse of the inhabitants. 12. A letter having been received by the churchwardens of St. Nicholas', Newcastle, from the solicitor to the Treasury, requesting them to call a vestry meeting of the parishioners for the election of three inhabitants " as trustees of such bounty as His Majesty may be pleased to bestow upon the poor inhabitants of the parish," in conformity with the will of the late Mr. William Moulton (see SYKES, Aug. 1, 1832), such meeting was held to-day, when Messrs. H....
Página 6 - ... began. Mr. Carlyle was proposed by Sir John Dobede, and seconded by Mr. Herbert. Lord Mount Severn, than whom not a busier man was there, would willingly have been proposer and seconder too, but he had no local influence in the place. Sir Francis Levison was proposed also by two gentlemen of standing. The show of hands was declared to be in favour of Mr. Carlyle. It was about twenty to one.
Página 145 - S.'a home was at Alton Grange, near Leicester. He saw but little of it, however, as he was often travelling on business for weeks at a time. During the three years ending 1837, he was principal engineer on the North Midland, York and North Midland, Manchester and Leeds, Birmingham and Derby, and Sheffield and Rotherham Railways. In 1836 alone, 214 miles of railway were put under his direction, involving a capital of five millions. He has been known to dictate reporta and letters for twelve continuous...
Página 128 - Lambton, informing him that his " conduct, both in Parliament and in the county of Durham, appear to me so dangerous, and likely to do such incalculable mischief, that. even were you my own brother, I should oppose you by all the means in my power.
Página 72 - The Warden, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Durham," and authorises it to enjoy all the property, rights and privileges which are assured by the said Act, or are incident to a University established by royal charter. After the charter had been read and received, and a grace passed for the adoption of a University Seal, several graces were offered for...
Página 206 - It was supposed to he the remains of a member of one of the three families who originally introduced the manufacture of glass into this district, and who were known to have had a private burial ground. November 3. Mr. Chapman, MP, and Captain Washington, two of the commissioners appointed to inquire into the state of the tidal harbours of the United Kingdom, sat at the Guildhall, Newcastle, to receive evidence connected with the river Tyne. The commissioners had previously sat at Stockton (Oct. 29),...
Página 66 - ALL SAINTS* CHURCH, NOVEMBER, 1776. HE LEFT TO HIS FAMILY A RICH INHERITANCE, IN THE EXAMPLE OF A LIFE OF INDUSTRY UNREMITTING, OF PROBITY UNSULLIED, AND OF PIETY MOST PURE AND SINCERE". THIS TABLET IS PLACED HERE BY ONE OF HIS AFFECTIONATE SONS.
Página 299 - Northumberland having offered a prize of 100 guineas for the best model of a life-boat, three hundred and five persons became competitors, and their models were exhibited in the Crystal Palace.