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Documents relating to Longbenton, Stamfordham & Heugh, Northumberland, in the archives of Balliol College, Oxford

NB These properties no longer belong to Balliol College.

E.1. Long Benton

1. Thomas de Suetchope to Sir Roger de Somerville, confirms grant of messuage and lands in Great Benton 1323

2. Thomas de Suetchope release of same 1323

3. Inquisition on College lands and Church at Great Benton 1339

4. Sir Philip Somerville to Balliol College, grant of 2 cottages and lands (the Buttes) and the Advowson 1340

5. Sir Philip Somerville to Balliol College, grant of 2 cottages and lands (the Buttes) and the Advowson 1340

5a. E Hilliard, Senior Bursar, to Messers Clayton and Gibson of Newcastle, about Sir Philip Somervyles’ gift of Benton property 1922

6b. Edward I’s Licence in Mortmain to grant same 1340

7. Sir Philip Somerville’s power of attorney to deliver seisin 1340

8. Void

9. Richard Bishop of Durham to Balliol College, confirms appropriation of the Church 1341

10a. Edmund Howard, Archdeacon of Durham, re the appropriation 1340

10b. Thomas de Neville, Archdeacon of Durham, re the appropriation 1340

11. The Archdeacons’ reservation of 1 mare yearly 1340

12a. Commissaries of Bishop of Durham, appropriating Church 1341

12b. Void

12c. Thomas de Neville, Archdeacon of Durham, appropriation, and confirmation by the Prior and Chapter of Durham 1341

13. Richard, Bishop of Durham, constitutes the Church a perpetual Vicarage 1341

14. Translation of E.1.13 into English. 1340

15. John Somerville to Balliol College, receives annual pension of 40d. for right of patronage 1341

16. Thomas Bishop of Durham to Balliol College, licence to lease the Parsonage 1351

17. Balliol College and Sir Philip de Somerville, agreement for sustenance of 6 Scholars and a Chaplain 1341

18. John Somerville’s resignation as Rector of Long Benton, accepted by Richard, Bishop of Durham 1342

19. Archdeacon of Northumberland, induction into possession of the Church 1342

20. Duplicate of E.1.17 as an excellent impression of the College’s first seal. Photograph in D.24.6 1341

21. Bishop of Durham’s confirmation of pension of 35 marks to John de Somerville. Missing Aug. 1991. 1342

22. William de Bempton, Vicar, to Balliol College, obligation for pension 1346

23. John de Somerville to Balliol College, acquittance for pension 1346

24. William de Bempton to Balliol College, condemnation before Chancellor of Oxford for non-payment of 40 marks 1347

25. John de Somerville to Balliol College, acquittance for 35 marks 1347

26. Balliol College to William de Bempton, lease of rent of 35 marks 1347

27. John de Stokton, commissary of Bishop of Durham, to Balliol College, citation to appear for non-payment of debt 1348

28. Walter de Botheby, proctor for Balliol College, to W. de Bempton, lease of the Parsonage 1348

29a. Walter de Botheby, proctor for Balliol College, to W. de Bempton, lease of the Parsonage 1348

29b. Hugh of Tersdale 1348

30. Bishop of Durham to the Pope, appeal for Balliol College respecting the Church of Benton 1349

31. Official letter to Chancellor of Oxford, re the Vicar 1352

32. Official letter to Chancellor of Oxford certifying the excommunication of the Vicar 1353

33. Thomas Bishop of Durham to Balliol College, licence to lease the the Parsonage 1353

34. Condemnation of farmers by the Chancellor for not keeping agreement 1356

35. Letter of Peter de Fulevelle appointing Richard Walwayn his attorney to receive any benefice for the College 1357

36a-e. Releases for church and lands of heirs of Sir Phillip de Somerville, viz. Joan ap Gruffuth, Lady de Wychonovere, daughter and heir of Sir Philip de Somerville, Sir Resus ap Gruffuth, Lord de Stakepol, Sir Henry ap Griffith, Lord of Mickle Benton 1371

37. John de Somerville to Balliol College, release of penalties against the College in the Chancellor’s court 1359

38a. Official of Bishop of Durham, confirms annual pension to John de Somerville 1360

38b. John Somerville senior, to John de Wicliffe, Master of Balliol, attorney for the Master and Scholars, acquittance for annual pension of 35 marks. Christmas Day, 34 Edward III. Photograph: D.24.4 1360

39. The Bishop of Durham to Balliol College, licence to lease tithes 1364

40a. Balliol College to Peter de Fulwelle, lease of Parsonage 1365

40b. Joan ap Gruffuth, Lady de Wychonovere, to Balliol College, release of debt of £100 on certain conditions 1370

41. Sir Henry ap Griffith to Balliol College, release of lands and Advowson 1372

42. The Bishop of Durham to Balliol College, licence to lease tithes 1373

43. Balliol College to Thomas de la Halle, lease of a tenement 1377

44. Void

45. Balliol College to Robert Rosse, lease of tithes 1382

46. Balliol College to Thomas Dekyn, etc. lease of tithes 1383

47. Balliol College to John Robynson, etc., lease of lands 1391

48. Void

49. John Barnby and Balliol College 1403

50. Balliol College, power of attorney to receive rents from Stanwardham (Stamfordham?), Houghe and Great Benton 1412

51. Balliol College to Robert Hibburn, lease of tithes 1412

52. Balliol College to Roger Thornton, lease of tithes 1479

53. Balliol and Sir Roger Thornton 1481

54. Balliol College to Sir Roger Thornton, lease of lands and tithes 1482

55a. Balliol College to Edward Radclyffe, and Lady Anne, widow of Sir Roger Thornton, lease of lands, etc. 1495

55b. Balliol College to Edward Radclyffe, and Lady Anne, widow of Sir Roger Thornton, lease of lands, etc. (copy) 1495

56. Balliol College to Thomas Lambton & others, lease of tithes 1489

57. John Thorneton, Edward Radcliffe, etc., release of lands 1495

58. Balliol College to Thomas Lambton, lease of lands and tithes 1497

59. Instrument recognizing right of the College to part of the hay in the meadow at Benton 1504

60. Edward Radclyff and Lady Anne to Balliol College, bond 1504

61. John Wilkinson, etc. to Balliol College, agreement to pay £16.2.8 per annum 1569

62. Void

63. Sir Roger Thornton to Balliol College, bond 1481

64. Adam de Kelyngworth, etc. to Balliol College, bond 1420

65. Balliol College to George Taylor, lease of land, etc. 1502

66. Earl of Carlisle, Balliol College and others, agreement for arbitration and setting out of lands at Benton 1717

67. Commissioners’ certificate on division of Long Benton, as relates to Balliol College 1719

68. Not found July 1981; probably a void number

69. Two terriers of Mickle Benton 1502

70. Balliol College to Luke Killingworth, lease of Parsonage and tithes 1663

71. Earl of Carlisle, Balliol College, etc., agreement for arbitration 1703

72. Valuations, fire calculations, accounts of value of the estate 1675, 1706

73. Accounts for Long Benton, etc. 1850

74. Joseph Laycock to Balliol College, conveyance of hereditaments in Long Benton. Missing 1981. 1874

75. Abstract of title of trustees of C.T.N. Mather to estate at Benton 1874

76. Copyhold Commissioners. Sale of College lands 1874

76b. Balliol College to Joseph Laycock: Conveyance of freehold in Long Benton 1874

77. Copyhold Commissioners. Letter relating to same 1874

78. Balliol College to Joseph Laycock, agreement reopening boundary of their lands 1877

79. Church stables charity, Long Benton (printed) 1882

80. Church stables charity, Long Benton (printed) 1882

81. Church stables charity, Long Benton letter 1882

82. Void

83. Void

84. Balliol College, and Rev. E.S. Grover: Agreement for erection of Long Benton Church Rectory 1892

85. Old schedule of deeds, Nos. 1-65 and 66-68 ca 1700

86. Balliol College to Robert Johnson etc., Counterpart lease of coal mines 1832

87. Balliol College to Lord Ravensworth, lease of coal mines. (Missing July 1981) 1853

88. Balliol College to Lord Ravensworth, counterpart lease of coal mines 1832

89. Draft leases and correspondence as to coal mines. Missing July 1981.

90. Balliol College to the Lord Mayor, Aldermen and citizens of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1915

91. Balliol College to Harry Whitely and Fred Gee (College Farm) 1919

92. Balliol College to William Morrow (cottage) 1919

93. Balliol College to John Rowell senior and John Rowell, junior (Manor House Farm) 1919

94. Balliol College to Robert Goodfellow and Robert Wright Goodfellow, lease 1906, endorsement of same 1919 (North Farm) 1919

95a. Case for the Opinion of Counsel, Long Benton sewer easement 1923

95b. Final correspondence re Longbenton U.D.C, sewer easement, £300 settlement 1923

95c. Opinion of Counsel – Long Benton sewer easement 1923

95d. Copy of the above 1923

96. Lease of a sewer easement in lands at Long Benton, Gen. Laycock to Balliol College 1724

97. Balliol College to M. Hardy. Conveyance of ground and house 1924

98. Balliol College to J.W. Dinsdale. Conveyance of building site 1924

99. Balliol College to J.W. Maughan. Conveyance of building site 1924

100. Balliol College to M.E. Dance. Conveyance of ground and house 1924

101. Balliol College to T.C. Campbell. Conveyance of land 1924

102. Balliol College to A.M. Christie. Conveyance of land. Not found July 2003. 1924

103. Balliol College to E. Calvert. Conveyance of land. Missing Aug 1991. 1924

104. Balliol College to A.W. Armstrong. Conveyance of “Liddersdale”. Missing Aug. 1991 1924

105. Balliol College to R.W. Martin. Conveyance of dwelling house & premises 1925

106. Balliol College to J.A. Morris. Conveyance of land 1925

107. Balliol College to J.A. Morris. Conveyance of land 1925

108. Balliol College to E.M. Moffoot. Conveyance of land 1925

109. Balliol College to E.M. Moffoot. Conveyance of land 1925

110. Balliol College to E.M. Moffoot. Conveyance of land 1925

111. Balliol College to E.W. Bullough. Conveyance of land 1925

112. Balliol College to Mrs. C. Jackson. Conveyance of land 1925

113. Balliol College to Henry Kelly, Ltd.. Conveyance of land 1925

114. Balliol College to by direction of J.A. Morris and others to J.P. Dawson. Conveyance of land 1927

115. Balliol College and others to Harold Cook. Conveyance of land 1927

116. Balliol College to C.E. Clague. Conveyance of land 1927

117. Balliol College to J.H. Parmley. Conveyance of land 1928

118. Balliol College and others to J.W. Walker 1928

119. Order of Ministry of Agriculture authorising loan for the construction of an interior road. See MBP 364(a) 1928

120. Balliol College to T.G. Morris 1931

120a. Balliol College to T.G. Morris 1931

121. Balliol College to W.R. Sutherland and another 1931

122. Balliol College to L.A. Jones 1932

123. Order of Ministry of Agriculture authorising loan of £500 for road improvements. Missing Aug. 1991. 1934

124. Balliol College to J.A. Morris 1932

125. Balliol College to T.G. Morris 1932

126. Sketch plan of unsold land at Longbenton 1949

127. Counterpart Lease: The College to Hartley’s (Benton) Ltd. Missing Aug. 1991. 1966

128. Patronage agreement re St. Mary Magdalen Long Benton 1969

129. Conveyance to the County Council (photocopy found July 2003) 1974

E.2. Long Benton

1. Balliol College to Roger Thornton, lease of tithes 1478

2. Balliol College to John Smith, lease of tithes 1542

3. Balliol College to Humfrey Car, lease of Parsonage, etc. 1548

4. Balliol College to John Atkinson, lease of Parsonage, etc. 1568

5. Balliol College to Thomas Scot, lease of Parsonage, etc. 1572

6. Balliol College to Ralph Delavale, lease of Parsonage, etc. 1589

7. Balliol College to Peter Delavale, lease of Parsonage, etc. 1591

8. Balliol College to Peter Delavale, bond 1591

9. Balliol College to Ralph Delavale, lease of Parsonage, etc. 1591

10. Balliol College to John Highlord, lease of Parsonage, etc. 1602

11. Balliol College to Robert Parkhurst, lease of Parsonage, etc. 1618

12. Balliol College to Robert Parkhurst, lease of Parsonage, etc. 1623

13. Balliol College to Nathaniel Ogle and D. Potts, lease of Parsonage, etc. 1724

14. Balliol College to William Southgate, lease of Parsonage, etc. 1629

15. Balliol College to Luke Killingworth, lease of Parsonage, etc. 1648

16. Balliol College to Luke Killingworth, lease of Parsonage, etc. 1648

17. Balliol College to Nathaniel Ogle, etc. (licence) 1768

18. Balliol College to Oliver Killingworth, lease of tithes 1675

19. Balliol College to Luke Killingworth, lease of tithes 1684

20. Balliol College to Luke Killingworth, lease of tithes 1684

21. Balliol College to Is. Newton, etc., lease of tithes 1691

22. Balliol College to Is. Newton, etc., lease of tithes 1708

23. Balliol College to Is. Newton, etc., lease of tithes 1708

24. Balliol College to Nathaniel Ogle, etc. lease of Parsonage and tithes 1717

25. Balliol College to Nathaniel Ogle, etc. lease of Parsonage and tithes 1717

26. Balliol College to Nathaniel Ogle, etc. lease of Parsonage and tithes 1724

27. Balliol College to Nathaniel Ogle, etc. lease of Parsonage and tithes 1731

28. Balliol College to Nathaniel Ogle, etc. lease of Parsonage and tithes 1738

29. Balliol College to Elizabeth Ogle, etc. lease of Parsonage and tithes 1746

30. Balliol College to Elizabeth Ogle, etc. lease of Parsonage and tithes 1746

31. Balliol College to Newton Ogle, lease of Parsonage and tithes 1753

32. Balliol College to Newton Ogle, lease of Parsonage and tithes 1753

33. Balliol College to Newton Ogle D.D. lease of Parsonage and tithes 1768

34. Balliol College to Newton Ogle D.D. lease of Parsonage and tithes 1775

35. Balliol College to Newton Ogle D.D. lease of Parsonage and tithes 1775

36. Balliol College to Newton Ogle D.D. lease of Parsonage and tithes 1788

37. Balliol College to Newton Ogle D.D. lease of Parsonage and tithes 1788

38. Survey of Long Benton; ‘Book referring to the Plan of the Parish of Long Benton’, n.d., early 19th cent. Great detail appears, with names of occupants etc.

39. Newton Ogle, etc. to Lord Ravensworth, lease of a colliery 1753

40. Letter and papers relating to Long Benton 1854-70

41. Particulars of sale of estate at Long Benton. Plan of estates, (printed) and valuation 1873

42-6. Miscellaneous papers relating to Long Benton, etc. 1863-7

47. Miscellaneous papers relating to Long Benton, etc. 1871-74

48. Miscellaneous papers relating to Long Benton, etc. 1871-73

49. Miscellaneous papers relating to Long Benton, etc. 1871-74

50. Balliol College to Lord Ravensworth: Lease of coal mines 1853

51. Ogle and Lake: Lease to Lord Ravensworth: Lands at Mickle Benton 1753

52. Various old documents relating to Mickle Benton, mostly 18th century

53-56. Void

57a-f. Terriers and papers re Mickle Benton (copies) 1503-1700

58. Plan of Long Benton = (Estates) Map 4. 1719

59. Plan of Long Benton = (Estates) Map 6 1767

60. Plan of Long Benton = (Estates) Map 5a ca 1800

61. Plan of Long Benton = (Estates) Map 5 1801

62a-b. Communications from Ministry of Agriculture 1904

63. Redemption of tithe rent charge, Long Benton 1924

64. Redemption of tithe rent charge, Little Benton 1924

65. Order of Ministry of Agriculture authorizing loan for cow byre. Benton North Farm. Missing Aug. 1991 1928

66. Conveyance. Balliol College to the Citizens of Newcastle upon Tyne. North Farm, Manor Farm and College Farm 1937

67. Schedule of tithe tent charge due to Q.A.B.

68. Correspondence re proposed loan for repairing road 1939

69. Various leases, insurance policies, etc.

70. Abstracts from various documents

71. Conveyance (2 copies) of a small piece of land at Long Benton to O.K. Forster 1933

72. Extinguishment of tithe annuity 1943

73. Redemption of tithe annuity 1944

E.3. Long Benton

1. Trustees of Church Stables, particularly of Long Benton, Balliol College and Rev. O. Churchyard, conveyance of Church Stables to Vicar 1882

2. Plan of Benton North Farm 1879

3. Miscellaneous papers, plans, fire-insurance policies 1857-74

4. Old schedule of deeds, terriers, etc ca 1700

5. Account of Benton tithes and lands 1817

6. Draft of Killingworth Moor (Parish of Long Benton) inclosure bill ca 1790

7. Act for inclosing Killingworth Moor (printed) 1790

8. Award of inclosure of Killingworth Moor 1793

9-33. Papers relating to Long Benton 1794-1835

34-43. Letters respecting Mickle Benton and the Heugh 1712-13

44-60. Letters respecting the same 1731-64

61-76. Letters on Northumberland lands 1738-68

77-105. Letters and papers on the same 1745-1806

106-108. Miscellaneous papers relating to Long Benton, etc. 1745-1806

139-166. Miscellaneous papers relating to Long Benton, etc. 1838-187

167-243. Letters from W. Thomas G. Armstrong 1816-185

244. Letters concerning Blythe and Tyne Railway, Tyne Drainage Bill, etc. 1854-69

245. Rental Statements 1827-1870

246. Valuations of hay and corn tithes in the Parish of Long Benton.

The proprietors and occupants of each property are named 1816-1823

E.4. Stamfordham and Heugh

1. Robert Waleraund to Sir Hugh de Balliol, grant of rents in Stanfordham nd, ca 1269-1271 on internal evidence

2-4. with Dervorguilla’s seal, obverse only. Photographs D.24.4

2.* Devorgilla, Lady de Balliol, grant of lands ca 1280-90

3.* Devorgilla, Lady de Balliol, release of lands in Stanfordham and le Howhe, to Balliol College ca 1280-90

4.* Devorgilla, Lady de Balliol, grant of same to same ca 1280-90

5. John de Swyneburne to Balliol College, grant of land ca 1280-90

6. John de Swyneburne to Balliol College, grant of lands ca 1290

7. Hugh de Euer to Balliol College, bond in £53.6.8 from lands in Stanfordham and le How (11 seals) 1287

8a. Hugh de Euer to Balliol College, bond for £44.13.4. 1285

8b. Balliol College to John de Lucchefeld, lease of land in Stanfordham and le How (11 seals) 1287

9. Balliol College to Robert Avenelle, Rector, lease of tenement with part of mill, etc, in Stanfordham and Hogh 1296

10. Balliol College to Will de Felton, lease of lands 1340

11a. William Felton to Balliol College, bond to pay 7 marks p.a. 1354

11b. Balliol College to William Chesman, lease of lands in Stanfordham 1403

12a. Balliol College to John Jakson etc., lease of land in Standerden le Heughe 1444

12b. Balliol College to William Lambton, lease of lands in le Heugh 1466

13. Balliol College to William Lambton, lease of lands in le Heugh 1476

14. Letter of record of Hughe and Standerden, suit between Balliol College and Robert de Swyneberne 1510?

15. Draft of articles between Sir John Swinburn and Balliol 1721

16a-e. Award of The Heugh, 1726, printed. Only 16d found July 1981 1872

17. Void

18. Balliol College to Joseph de Lucchefeld, lease of Stanfordham and Le How, 1281. Copy ca 1730

19. Balliol College to Robert de Averell, Rector, lease of land and mill, 1296. Copy ca 1730

20. Sir John Swinburn and Nathaniel Ogle, agreement to arbitration. Copy 1720

21. Extract of Stamfordham award. Sir John Swinburn and Balliol College Lords of the Manor 1724. Copy. Missing July 1981. ca 1850

21a. Original re above. 1724

22. Balliol College case. Sergeant Matthew Skinner’s opinion as to Northern estate 1731

23. Balliol College case. Skinner’s letter on same 1722

24. Queries as to impropriation tithes of Mickle Benton 1690

25. Terrier of The Heugh ca 1680

25. Report and particulars for Long Benton and Stamfordham Estates by the Land Agent. This numbering confusion was probably introduced in 1980. Not found July 2003. 1858

26-31. Stamfordham and The Heugh, Miscellaneous papers. 1855-61

32. Schedule of deeds 1-16. Not found July 1981

33. Schedule of deeds ca 1850

34. Miscellaneous printed papers 1802-1879

35. Note on estate ca 1790

36. Detailed Terriers of Mickle Benton, The Heugh and Stamfordham, 1504 (copy) and 1675. Both in the hand of Nicholas Crouch

37. Rental and notes re same, in the hand of John Parsons 1795

38-40. Plans by Richard Jenkyns of Stamfordham, Long Benton and The Heugh ca 1820

41-48. Letters and papers respecting Stamfordham, etc. 1841-79

49-51. Three books of detailed notes on visits to the College property at Long Benton, Stamfordham and The Heugh. E.4.49 and E.4.50 in the hand of Richard Jenkyns. E.4.51 in the hand of Charles A. Ogilvie 1827-29

52-87. Not found July 1981

88a. Balliol to M. Melville. Lease of Hawkwell House. 1918

88. Balliol College to Michael Melville – lease of Hawkwell House. Missing Aug. 1991. 1918

89. Particulars etc. for sale of Westerheugh Farm, with a map 1921

89. Report on sale and proposed sale of various agricultural properties 1921

90. Balliol College to J.D. and R. Read. Tenancy agreement Westerheugh Farm 1918

90a. Not found July 1981

91. Order of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries authorizing a loan of £26.1.5 for redemption of Land Tax (Hawkwell House) 1922

91a-93a. Not found July 1981

94. Certificate of redemption of tithe 1924

95. Certificate of redemption of tithe 1924

96. Court’s Award upon enclosure of Heugh 1725

97. Void

98. The Award of the Heugh Township 1726

99. Enclosure of Northern Estates: Heugh 1724

The documents missing (E4. 52-88, 90a, 91a-93a, 94a) from E.4 all related to Hawkwell House, Stamfordham 1773-1928: they were sent to Clayton Gibson, Solrs., on sale of the property.

Estates Maps

 

2. A Plan of Lands lying at The Heugh and Stamfordham in the County of Northumberland belonging to Balliol

College in Oxford by William Donkin and William Weleand. 4 chains = 1 inch Marked E.11., but also noted as E.2.49 (which cannot be correct). Coloured, with a key. Roll. Approx 60 x 70cm Annotation on the reverse by John Davey. Photograph: D.24.4. 1767.

3. A Plan of Grounds at The Heugh and Stamfordham in the County of Northumberland ...... surveyed in 1801

by J Fryer. Marked E11 but also noted as E.2.51 (see also E.11.3, G2). With a key. Roll. Approx 70 x 80cm. Photograph: D.24.4. 1801

4. A Plan of the Division of the Township of Long Benton by a Decree of Chancery. Marked E.2.58. With a key. Approx 70 x 80cm. 1719.

5. Plan of an Estate at Long Benton ...... J Fryer Surveyor. 4 chains = 1 inch. Marked E.2.61. With a key. Roll. Approx 70 x 90cm. Photograph: D.24.4. 1801

5a. Cf 5 above. Marked E.2.60. ca 1800

6. A Plan of Lands lying at Longbenton ...... by William Donkin and William Wileands. 4 chains = 1 inch. Marked E.2.59 Coloured, with a key. Roll. Approx 60 x 60cm Annotation on the reverse by John Davey. Photograph: D.24.4. 1767.

14. Plan of Long Benton Estate, by T & R Armstrong. 1 mile = 6 inches. No Archives mark but noted as E.11.12. Roll. 50 x 60cm approx 1884.

16. Miscellaneous maps and plans of ca 1930 regarding works at Long Benton. Several in one roll. Not examined. From Archives drawer E.1 but not marked.

17. A Plan of the Parish of Long Benton surveyed in 1801 and 1802 by John Fryer. 20 chains = 1 inch. Marked G1 (deleted) G3. Roll. 70 x 100cm approx. Photograph D.24.4. Each plot is numbered: the numbers refer to ‘a Book hereto belonging’, which = E.2.38. 1801-1802.

19. Map of the Coalfield of Northumberland. 1 mile = 1 inch. Marked E.11.13. Roll. 60 x 110cm approx. 1931.

30. Balliol College Estate showing town planning roads (Long Benton, ca 1890).

31. ‘Plan of Long Benton Estate...’ and ‘Plan of Westerheugh Estate...’ Detailed surveys with areas and occupant’s names. 6 inches = 1 mile. Roll. Both maps on one sheet. 50 x 80 cm approx. n.d., ca 1900.

33. Long Benton. A collection of large scale detailed plans concerning the development of Long Benton. Roll. Several maps. 1920-1930.

36. Long Benton. Annotated large scale O.S. maps Roll. Three maps. ca 1920.

41. A plan concerning Long Benton developments. 40 inches = 1 mile. Roll 50 x 200 cm approx. Not found July 2003. 1928.

E.11. 1. Map of Long Benton. 1738

E.11. 2. Mr. Hedley’s house at Long Benton, with College grounds adjoining. See (Estates) Maps 25. ca 1820

E.11.12. Plan of Long Benton Estate. (Estates) Maps 14 1884

E.11.13. Map of Northumberland Coalfields. (Estates) Maps 19 1931

Patronage Papers

15. Blunham file 3. 1940-1941 Vacancy, applications, testimonials, post ponement of appointment, stipend re-arrangement, index cards of applicants (18 candidates) and brochure of Long Benton Church [FILE CLOSED]

48. Longbenton [File (i) 1912-1923]

  • 1912 Re Church financial council, presentment papers
  • 1926 Proposed sale of Glebe
  • 1930-1933 Curates’ fund, external repairs
  • 1933 Proposed Glebe sales
  • 1936 Long Benton Parish magazine and organ fund
  • 1944 Proposals, build new Vicarage, sell old one
  • 1946 Church repairs
  • 1947 Curates’ fund and council house planning and map of area

49. Longbenton [file (ii) 1923-1946]

  • 1920 Glebe sales to cricket club
  • 1923 Proposals further sales and building of new Parish hall and map
  • 1925 Land draining scheme
  • 1946 Publication re solemnization of marriages
  • 1948 Insurance policy re Chancel

54. Stamfordham 1909-1949

  • 1909 Official presentment deeds, Balliol interest in the matter
  • 1910 Re churchyard extension
  • 1910-1911 Land conveyances, monies for churchyard fund and 2 postcards ca1910
  • 1949 Plans for public conveniences and sketch map

57. Tendring [File (iii) 1933-1946]

  • 1932-1933 Vacancy, applications, references, Long Benton Parish magazine and references to Myland, presentation papers
  • 1934 Repairs to bells
  • 1944 Possible exchange of benefices
  • 1946 Vacancy, applications, references, testimonials, and references to electricity

Add'l Patronage Papers

5. St. Bartholemews, Longbenton. 1985 Church Guide by Dr. G. Briggs.

12. 20. Longbenton, St. Mary Magdalene: material re the Church (plan, foundation and consecration formalities, Parsonage house etc. 1956-1990) presented by the Churchwardens when they visited 25/9/90.

22. 20. St Bartholomew’s, Longbenton, Newcastle upon Tyne

22. 21. St Mary’s, Longbenton, Newcastle upon Tyne

Bursary Papers

Bursars’ Books series II.T. Bursar’s Books re Estates, Investments and Trust Funds. Collected detailed accounts of the College’s Agents at Long Benton and Stamfordham (Thomas and Armstrong: see English Register 14 June 1824) 1816-1848.

MBP 77. Long Benton 1942-1960.

MBP 91a,b. Hawkwell House and Farm, Stamfordham 1905-1928, and 1928-1936.

MBP 105. Long Benton Estates 1886-1893.

MBP 146. Long Benton Estate correspondence 1902-1912.

MBP 147. North Estates correspondence 1890-1895.

MBP 148. City and County of Newcastle upon Tyne: Representation...re Alteration of the Boundary of the City...so as to include...Longbenton. 1909. 84pp printed. With relevant loose insertions.

MBP 149. In Chancery, schedule of costs 1881-1883 in the matter (dispute over pollution by sewage) of Balliol and Clement Stephenson plaintiffs v The Guardians of Tynemouth Union.

MBP 150. Miscellaneous North Estates material including:

  • Extracts from College Minutes 1920-1921.
  • Memorandum by E. Hilliard of October 1923 for the Estates Committee concerning sale of property at
  • Stamfordham.
  • Reports, in some aspects quite detailed, on visits to College Estates, 1921-1925.
  • Papers re Longbenton Town Planning Scheme, mostly of 1916.
  • A letter listing Longbenton documents and plans which had been taken from the Archives, and which are now
  • returned, 4 June 1937, with relevant attachments.

MBP 182. Miscellaneous re Stamfordham and Long Benton Estates, late 19th cent.

MBP 202c. Long Benton Glebe Farm - Papers re Duties on Land Values ca 1915

MBP 259. Long Benton correspondence etc. 1926-1945.

MBP 260. Westerheugh Farm, Stamfordham; papers regarding sale, 1921.

MBP 410. Long Benton, especially Four Lane Ends (sold 1980), 1960-1980.

Other Records

MCOP 1. Ridley, C., 1966, (Head Teacher, Balliol County Junior School, Long Benton) re naming of Houses at the school after Masters of Balliol

Scholarships 2. An account book containing Bishop Warner’s Exhibition accounts 1839-1860; Building Fund accounts 1860-1886; Coal Fund accounts 1863-1886 [re proceeds of coal at Long Benton]; Domus Fund 1862-1869; Powell Fund accounts 1858-1867; at the back an extract of Richard Prosser to the Archbishop of Canterbury 1790 re Warner Exhibition.

MISC 87 Xerox copy “Desultory notices of the church and Vicarage of Long Benton.” J Besley, 1843.

Correspondence etc concerning West View, Stamfordham, 1988. Misplaced 1990. Found 1991.

Colour transparencies 13. Colour slides of numerous College Living Churches, Vicarages, etc deposited by the Revd PB Hinchliff 1992. Long Benton (x3); St. Mary Magdalene, Newcastle;

PHOT NEG PHOT NEG 52. JHJ’s trip to SW Scotland and NE England July 1996: Sweetheart Abbey; Dumfries (Devorguilla Cafe etc.); Buittle Castle; Buittle Church ruins; Stamfordham; Longbenton; Motte of Urr; Lochfergus; etc.

Microfilms 35-38. Longbenton Parish Registers; C 1670-1915, M 1667-1910, B 1668-1926. The original Registers are in the Northumberland Record Office.

F.12 11. Devorguilla de Galwitha to Balliol College, grant of lands in Stamfordham and le Howkes; William de Broclesby, grant of Advowson of Fyllingham, etc.; Balliol College to John Baker, lease of shops, etc. in St. Andrew’s, Estchepe, copies.

- Anna Sander


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