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Bardon Mill and Melkridge 28 November 1872 A limited liability company was formed for carrying on the mill at Bardon Mill. The company called ?The Border Counties Tweed Mill Company Ltd.? was to increase the mill?s premises and introduce new machinery.
Bardon Mill and Melkridge 18 September 1873 Joseph Robson, of Westwood Cottages, Bardon Mill, died of rabies after being bitten by one of a number of mad dogs reported to be on the loose in West Tynedale at the time.
Bardon Mill and Melkridge 09 October 1873 Miner James Little (48) of Bankfoot, near Greenhead, died after falling off a bridge into a burn near Bardon Mill railway station. He had been the worse for drink at the time and was walking home after missing his stop.
Bardon Mill and Melkridge 05 February 1874 Residents of Bardon Mill drew up a petition urging the LNER to have its midday Newcastle-Carlisle service stop off at the station on its way west.
Bardon Mill and Melkridge 24 March 1875 A valuable draught horse was killed when the cart laden with turnips it was pulling across the railway line at Bardon Mill was struck by a train. The servant driving the cart was unhurt but the cart was shattered, pieces being carried along the line for a mile.
Bardon Mill and Melkridge 14 July 1875 Lightening claimed the lives of two men and two horses in Tynedale. One man was killed at Haydon Bridge and the other was killed while in charge of the two valuable horses at Bardon Mill.
Bardon Mill and Melkridge 26 January 1876 New railway platforms were being provided on stations at Bardon Mill, Haltwhistle and Haydon Bridge.
Bardon Mill and Melkridge 02 February 1876 The newly opened Henshaw and Melkridge Collieries sent its first load to Carlisle.
Bardon Mill and Melkridge 09 February 1876 An Irish woman was charged with breaking 13 windows at Bardon Mill station. She was sentenced to imprisonment for one month.
Bardon Mill and Melkridge 09 September 1876 The woollen factory of Mr. William Waddell at Bardon Mill was completely destroyed by a fire early on Saturday morning [2nd September 1876]. Mr. Waddell had only recently acquired the building and had fitted it up with machinery, intending to commence working operation within a week. The fire consumed all the machinery, wool and oil worth ?1,195, and the building worth nearly ?1,200, none of which was insured.

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