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Newburn, coal mines




Coal Mining Site




Documentary Evidence

A coal mine, paying 40s rent, is listed as part of the manor in 1367. Later, in his rental of the manor in 1499/1500, John Cartington listed "A subterranean coal mine, rent 106s 8d, in the lord's hand". Its location is unknown. There were further references to mines at Newburn in the 17th century.




<< HER 1309 >> M.H. Dodds, 1930, Newburn and Newburn Hall Townships, Northumberland County History, XIII, 34 and 145-8; Cal. Pat. Rolls 1330-1334, pp 34, 261; Cal. Pat. Rolls 1330-1334, p 390; WH Knowles, 1915, Newburn Hall and Manor House, Northumberland, Archaeologia Aeliana, Series 3, Vol XII, p 197; Surtees Society, 1909, vol. CXVII, The Percy Chartulary, p 273; Syon House Archives, London A/11/3a quoted in MH Dodds 1930, p 146; ME James, 1955, Estate Accounts of the Earls of Northumberland 1562-1637, Surtees Society, vol CLXIII, xlv, xlvi, xlvii, xlviii; Leases 1608-1610, Syon House Archives Q/ii/52; Chanery Proc. Series ii, 320/41 in Dodds 1930, 147; Mayson's Survey 1613, Alnwick Castle Archives A/iv/2; Syon House Archives Lease no date, C/x/2c; Lease, no date, Q/ii/127; Lease of 1615, Q/ii/116; A Plan of the Manor of Newburn, 1620, Alnwick Castle Archives O/xvii/1; Rental of 1622 and 1625, Syon House Archives A/ii/11a; Cal. State Papers Dom, 1638-9, 483 in Knowles 1915, 198; Rental of 1685, Alnwick Castle Archives B/i/3 in Dodds 1930, 149

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