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Parish of All Saints Townships of Heaton & Byker
Sheet 97 Plan 4

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Lambert’s Leap Lamberts Leap Mr. Richard Davidson In the N.W. of the A perpendicular rocky fall of
Lamberts Leap Mr. Telford parish. About 29 chs about 45 feet. The water from the drains of
Lamberts Leap Mr. Sewell West from Robin Sheep’s Cave the North part of the town Issue out here &
Lamberts Leap White’s Directory flows through a deep & narrow Channel till
its Confluence with Ouse Burn This place
has been So Called from a Circumstance that
happened here on the 20th. Of September 1749.
"As Mr. C. Lambert, the Son of a physician in
"Pilgrim Street, was riding along Sandyford Lane
"his mare took fright, and going at full speed to
"the bridge, leaped over the battlement into the
John McMahon CA

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