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NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, NORTHUMBERLAND AND DURHAM.

BY M. A. RICHARDSON,

AUTHOR OF " A DESCRIPTIVE COMPANION THROUGH NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE."

LEGENDARY DIVISION. VOL. II.

Newcastle upon Tyne;
M. A. RICHARDSON, 44, GREY STREET.

AND SOLD BY ALL BOOKSELLERS.

MDCCCXLIV.

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Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Printed by M. A. Richardson, 44, Grey Street.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

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PROSE.

PAGE,

Cuddy Alder's Goose Pyes, a tradition of Weetslett

1

Nesham-Drunken Barnaby

10

Anecdote of Liston

11

Staward Peel

14

Dickey of Kingswood, a legend of Staward Peel

17

Instance of Integrity

19

Dissertation on the name of Bateman

20

The Vicar of Woodhorn, by Joseph Ridley

30

The Lumley Family and King James

34

Notes respecting Sir Arthur Haslerigg

35

Legends of King Arthur and of Sewingshields, by James Hardy

37

Notes of the Life of Geo. Saville Carey

47

A Sketch of the Stock of Nevill, Earls of Northumberland, &c., by W. E. Sur-

tees, Esq., D. C. L.

54

Notes on Lawrence Minot, a Poet anterior to Chaucer

71

The Dun Cow

77

Anecdote of Bishop Walcher

79

Frank Stokoe, by William Pattison

80

On the construction of Early ballads

83

Legends respecting Huge Stones, by James Hardy

88

Some Account of John Cunningham the Pastoral Poet, by Robert White

99

Particulars relative to the Rebellion of 1569

111

Memoir of James Brown, the “Durham Poet,” by J. H. Dixon, Esq.

124

Ancroft, County of Northumberland

129

Faries, by Robert White

130

Old John Brown, the Sexton—of Hexham, by Joseph Ridley

144

Newcastle Apprentices in the Olden time

150

Cay of Charlton

157

A Visit to Cocken Hall, by George Colman the younger

158

The Cout of Keelder

162

The Blacksmith's Voyage

172

Excisemen and Smugglers, by Robert White

173

Silky, a Northumbrian tradition, Communicated by Robert Robson

181

Reay of Gallows-hill

185

Sir Edward Walpole and the Postmaster of Darlington's Daughter

193

The Wags of Durham, by J. H. Dixon, Esq.

199

Adages, Proverbs, &c., by M. A. Denham

211, 254

North Sunderland

216

Early Traits of the Quakers in the North, by Joseph Ridley

231

Borrowed Fire, a New Year's Superstition, by James Hardy

238

Bishop Egerton and his Steward

242

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