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This Newcastle Antiquarian Society volume has extracts from the following Northumberland and Durham Wills, some proved at Durham and some at York.

1826 Thomas BELL, Brampton, innkeeper, proved Carlisle 16/6/1827; Henry CARR, cordwainer, Hexham proved York 18/5/1775; 1786 Samuel CARR of London; 1728 Jane CAWARD of Hexham proved York 11/11/1729; Thomas CHARLTON of Stokoe proved Durham 15/7/1662; 1827 Wm CUMMINS, farmer, Bywell St. Peter, proved Durham 23/6/1828; 1824 John DAGG, gamekeeper, Kielder Castle proved Durham 15/5/1824; 1756 Gabriel FOSTER senr. of Broomhill, proved Durham 7/6/1756; 1826 Rev. Mattison HARRISON, Vicar of Corsenside proved York 20/7/1827; 1759 Francis HEATH of Newcastle, ruff merchant, proved Durham 1763; 1774 Thomas LAMBTON of Ellingham proved Durham 1717/1774; 1811 Arnold LEADBITTER, gent, Hexham proved York 31/3/1813; 1739 John LIDDELL, joiner, Hexham, proved York 28/9/1739; 1690 Lancelot LIDDLE, joiner, Hexham proved York 4/10/1690; 1746/7 John MASON senr., weaver, Hexham; 1750 Wm MASON of Fenwick, Stamfordham, yeoman, proved York 17/4/1754; 1814 Cuthbert NICHOLSON of Barrasford, Esq., proved York; 1753 Mary ROBINSON of Hexham, widow, proved Durham 22/10/1754; 1824 Wm ROBSON of CharIton near Bellingham, proved York 9/4/1825; 1729 John SALMON, Hexham, proved York 22/9/1733; 1828 Wm SHEEL of Lee Moor, Hexham, proved York 20/1/1829; 1818 Cuthbert TEASDALE, gent, Newcastle; 1778 Admon of Henry WASTELL. 1844 John WILKINSON, teacher of Horsley, proved Durham 22/7/1844 and at York 31/7/1861; 1826 Geo WILSON, innkeeper, Hexham, proved 28/9/1827; 1774 Margaret wife of Robert YOUNG formerly of Hexham.

This article was first published in the NDFHS Journal, Volume 19, Number 2, Summer 1994.

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