The Golden Lion Inn, Newcastle, in 1840.
Image from page 250 of "History of Newcastle and Gateshead" (1884)Identifier: historyofnewcast03welf Title: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidhistoryofnewcast03welf">History of Newcastle and Gateshead Year: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1884">1884 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1880">1880s) Authors: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorWelford__Richard__1836_1919">Welford, Richard, 1836-1919 Subjects: Publisher: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookpublisherLondon__W__Scott">London, W. Scott Contributing Library: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookcontributorRobarts___University_of_Toronto">Robarts - University of Toronto Digitizing Sponsor: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/booksponsorUniversity_of_Toronto">University of Toronto View Book Page: https://archive.org/stream/historyofnewcast03welf/historyofnewcast03welf#page/n250/mode/1up" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Book Viewer About This Book: https://archive.org/details/historyofnewcast03welf" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Catalog Entry View All Images: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidhistoryofnewcast03welf">All Images From Book Click here to https://archive.org/stream/historyofnewcast03welf/historyofnewcast03welf#page/n250/mode/1up" rel="noreferrer nofollow">view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: URY. 239 as we have already seen, had petitioned for the surveyorship of theTyne, and recompense for his services in its preservation. His claimwas referred to the judges of assize ; and the judges—Sir JohnDenham and Sir Thomas Chamberlain—in their report to the privycouncil, state that Bewick, although summoned, did not appear beforethem to plead in behalf of his petition. They found that a juryof twelve persons sat weekly to judge offences against the preserva-tion of the river; that the commissioners were diligent in the use ofprecautions against all abuses ; and that Bewick had already received100/. for his services. There was a very powerful reason for Bewicks absence from theinquiry entrusted to the judges. On the 13th July, obeying thesummons of a higher tribunal than that of king James, he was laid inSt. Nicholas church with his kindred. Two months afterwards hissecond wife, Barbara, daughter of Edward Craster, was deliveredof the fifteenth child born of his two marriages. Text Appearing After Image: The Golden Lion Inn, Newcastle, in 1840. 240 NEWCASTLE AND GATESHEAD. [1622. 1622. 19 and 20 James I. Bishop of Durham—Richard Neile. Mayor and Sheriff of Neivcastle till Michaelmas:— William Jenison, Mayor, and Henry Liddell, Sheriff. Mayor and Sheriff elected at Michaelmas :— Mayor—Sir George Selby. Arms : Barry of ten or and sable. Sheriffs—Robert Ledger and William Jackson. Arms of Ledger : Argent, between six mullets a bend gules, charged with amartlet azure in dexter chief. Ledger died in April of the following year, and William Jackson[the town clerk?] occupied the shrievalty for the remainder of theterm. Bourne, Brand, and the Adamson MS. give Ledger the nameof Richard. In the Carr MS. and St. Nicholas Register he isentered as Robert Ledger. IR THOMAS RIDDELL of Fenham, second son ofSir Thomas Riddell of Gateshead, M.P. and ex-mayor,was appointed about this time recorder of Newcastle,in succession to Sir John Jackson, son of the townclerk. He married, seven years lat Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.
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