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VILLAGES, HALLS, AND HOUSES,

 

IN HEXHAMSHIRE,

Shewing the Quarter in which they are situated, with the Names

of the Proprietors and the Rental in 1663.

 

Places

Quar.

Proprietors in 1663

Rental

 

 

 

£

s

d

Ardley, Ayden Shields or Aydon Hills

M.

Sir Edward Ratcliffe

97

3

8

Bagraw,

W.

Sir Edward Ratcliffe

 

 

 

Barker House,

M.

John Ord of B. H.

19

13

4

Blackhall,

L.

Mr. Tho. Sanderson

30

0

0

Blackhall Mill,

L.

Beacon, Birks, Blossom Hill, Bracken Hill, Bush Butcher Bank. Chapel Houses, Clay Walls, Close Gate.

 

 

 

 

 

Coastley cum membris, demesne and Mill, Westwood, Lang­upp, Hackford a part, and Braggerap, Bagraw,

 

Sir Edw. Ratcliffe

240

0

0

Cocker Letch, Cocker Shield,

H.

John Bartram

3

19

0

Cooks' House,

M.

John Thirlwall, Esq.

12

9

0

Crains Heugh, Cushett, Curry's Field,

M.

 

 

 

 

Dalton Townhead and foot,

 

 

 

 

 

Dotland Park,

L.

Mrs. Mary Fenwick

13

6

8

--------- Town

 

Mr. Wm. Rowland,of Dot.

29

0

0

--------- Townhead

 

Isabell Rowland

5

0

0

--------- Foot

 

Mr. Wm. Sandson, of Hely

5

0

0

Dotland, &c.

 

Tho. Humble, land at Hill

4

0

0

 

 

Albany Wade

5

6

8

 

 

Mr. T. Swinburne

3

0

0

 

 

Mr. Errington, Townfoot

10

10

4

Delicate Hall, Duke's House.

 

 

 

 

 

Ead's Bush, or Bush House,

H.

G. Armstrong

3

0

0

Nether Eshells,

M.

Tho. Ogle

22

17

6

Over Eshells,

M.

Sir Wm. Fenwicke

18

2

4

Eden Rigs, Garishield,

H.

Sir Edward Ratcliffe

2

17

4

Gnitterhouse,

M.

Thomas Ogle

 

 

 

Greenridge,

W.

Sir William Fenwick

40

0

0

Hexham,4 Wards, with the lands and tithes,

 

E. of Newcastle

427

0

0

Hexham Demesne,

 

Mrs. Mary Fenwick

 

 

 

The Intack, nr. Hexham,

 

Robert Oliver

7

0

0

Hackford,

H.

Robert Farbridge

11

9

10

Haddry Burn,

H.

Lady Forster

4

0

0

Harwood Sheels,

H.

P. Jefferson, J. Armstrong

7

8

0

Hill House,

H.

Matthew Dixon

5

10

1

Heslewell,

H.

George Simpson

5

12

2

The Hill,

L.

Ja. Dodd, Barb. Farbridge

5

0

0

Hole House,

L.

Henry Simpson

4

0

0

Hamburn Hall,

M.

Henry Johnson

7

6

8

Hayning, Holm's Mill, Nether Holds Mill, Hallywell, Hathery House, Harleywell, Heigh, High Shiels, High Wood, Hout­ley, Juniper.

 

 

 

 

 

Litterage,

H.

John Ord

6

11

6

Litsewood,

H.

John Swinburne

3

6

8

Langley,

H.

John & Eleanor Armstrong

9

8

8

Loaning House,

H.

John Hudson

2

16

8

Leases,

L.

James Carr's part

7

9

0

Leases,

L.

Jarle Stokoe, for her part

9

9

0

Langhope, member of Coastley,

 

Sir Edward Ratcliffe

 

 

 

Lamb Shiel, Linnel's Mill.

 

 

 

 

 

Mire House,

M.

Peter Thirlwall

 

 

 

Moller Steads,

M.

Pet. & John Thirlwall, Rob. Farbridge, Rob. Dixon, Ann& Eliz. Hutchinson

12

5

6

Moorhouse,

M.

Philip Jefferson

1

6

5

Mid Island Hill, Moorfields.

 

 

 

 

 

Newhouse,

H.

Mary Armstrong

5

13

4

Newbiggin,

L.

John Thirlwall, Esq.

60

0

0

Nubbock, Nunbrough.

 

 

 

 

 

Ordley (a large towne)

L.

William Yare

11

6

8

sic in ms.

 

John: Armstrong

5

13

4

 

 

William Hutchinson

2

16

8

 

 

Matthew Ridley

2

16

9

Over Eshells & Heighs

M.

Sir William Fenwicke

18

2

4

Ovishall or Howshill,

M.

Mr. William Charleton

6

16

0

Ordley Nether,

M.

Mr. John Thirlwall

6

16

0

------ Over, with Cook­ house,

M.

John Thirlwall, Esq

12

9

0

Oakerlands, Oten Roads,

 

 

 

 

 

Park House,

H.

William Armstrong

2

14

0

Paise,

W.

Ann Rowell, widow

11

0

0

Padpool, Parker's House, Pateral Field, Peacock House.

 

 

 

 

 

Ridlamhope,

H.

Robert Bowman

7

0

0

Row Green,

M.

Matthew Dinning

7

8

0

Rowley Head, Red House, Renny's Burn, Rising Sun.

 

 

 

 

 

Stottfolds,

H.

Richard Gibson

14

0

0

Stonehouse,

H.

Bartholomew Dixon

2

18

0

Stobley,

H.

Richard Dixon

6

1

4

Staples,

M

Parsivill Dixon

2

17

6

Snape,

W.

John Tate for his land at S.

12

0

0

The Spittle,

W.

Mr. William Charleton

40

0

0

Summer Rods,

W.

Geo. Algood, Geo. Stokoe

6

13

4

Salmon Field, Shaws, Spittle Steel, Steel, Stob-hole, Styles or Stills Land, Sunnyside.

 

 

 

 

 

Turf-house,

H.

Sir Edward Radcliffe

2

17

4

West Burnhope,

H.

Robert Pearson

5

0

0

Whitehall,

H.

John Ord, Marg. Errington, Marg. Eggleston of W.

7

10

10

Wally Thorn, Watch Currock, West Boat, West Wood, Wester Meadows, Westfield Nook, Whiteley Chapel, Windy Hill, Winter House, Woodley Field.

 

 

 

 

 

Yarridge,

W.

Mary Fenwick, Jas. Hasty

10

0

0

 

 

£

s

d

Rental of Hexham Township in 1663

434

0

0

……….. the High Quarter

120

15

9

…………… Low Quarter

223

15

9

…………… Middle Quarter

216

1

11

…………… West Quarter

373

0

0

     Total rental of the Parish

1367

12

8

 

 

(Copied from  History of Hexham by A. B. Wright originally published by W. Davison in Alnwick in 1823, reprinted in facsimile by Frank Graham, Newcastle 1973)