Tyne and Wear HER(7701): Gosforth Park, Brandling House (Gosforth Hall or House)

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    "Charles Brandling was a banker, a Member of Parliament for Newcastle four times between 1784-1796, High Sheriff of Northumberland in 1781 and was a mine owner. He died in 1802 aged 69. Charles brandling was married to Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of John Tompson of Shotton (1756). The Brandling family acquired substantial land holding in Gosforth in 1616, but did not move into the area until 1760. During the years at Gosforth the family had thirteen children, but it was the second son, Reverend Ralph Brandling, who finally inherited the Estate. Having struggled with family debts he broke up the 2, 101 acres of estate and sold it in 1852. When the land was sold...."
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    Link: https://sitelines.newcastle.gov.uk/SMR/7701
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 6 months ago
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