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Sheet 14.12 traces 1. 6
Wooler & Doddington

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Fenton Town Fenton Town Estate Map On Sheet A good Substantial farm house
Mr James Laidlaw 14.8 & on the estate of Fenton, the
Mr Thos Laidlaw 14.12 property of the Earl of Durham
The farm consists chiefly of good
Arable land. There is a considerable
hamlet adjoining, part of which
belongs to this farm.
Mr Thos Laidlaw is the occupier
Fenton Demesne Fenton Demesne Estate Map On Sheet Another good farm Steading with
Mr Jas Laidlaw 14.12 offices on the above estate belonging
Mr Thos Laidlaw to the same proprietor. The farm servants
of which occupy part of the hamlet as
above. There is an annual Fair for
Horses, Sheep & cattle held on this farm
and called "St. Ninion’s Fair"
Tower Close Tower Close Estate Map On Sheet A small field or Close of arable
Mr James Laidlaw 14.12 land on the farm of Fenton Demesne
Mr Thos Laidlaw on which according to tradition a
Tower or Keep formerly Stood B[ut]
of which not a vestiage now remains
Mr Jas Laidlaw Farmer Can remember seeing
Some remains of Old foundations turned
up when ploughing about 30 years
ago, however, the name is all that
remains to attest the Tower having
ever existed, except as a tradition.
Robt Young Corporal Royal Engineers

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