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 Subject  Date  Description
Haltwhistle 11 April 1874 The foundation stone of a primitive Methodist chapel and school was laid at Cowburn.
Haltwhistle 16 April 1874 A 13 year-old employee of the brick works at Haltwhistle died after being struck by a wire wagon rope that had come loose.
Haltwhistle 08 February 1877 A 16-year-old boy driving a pit pony was killed at Coanwood Colliery when the roof caved in after a coal wagon came off the rails and knocked down a roof support.
Haltwhistle 18 May 1878 The Primitive Methodist Sunday School Anniversary was held at Cowburn.
Haltwhistle 21 October 1880 The Haltwhistle (K) Company of the 1st Northumberland Rifle Volunteers held their annual sports on the rifle range at Unthank Hall.
Haltwhistle 27 February 1884 Attendance at Featherstone School was poor during February because the bridge to the school had been washed away in stormy weather.
Haltwhistle 28 September 1878 Mr. Saint and the Crown Inn, Haltwhistle.
Haltwhistle 17 March 1881 A plot to blow up the mansion house at Haltwhistle was foiled by a heroic policeman. The local bobby, on discovering that a gunpowder-filled box was alight, smothered it. The mayor believed the plot was the work of ?some Fenian or other miscreant.?
Haltwhistle 29 December 1881 James Gregg was appointed postmaster of Haltwhistle. The business premises of the post office moved from the Market Place to the manor house at the Commercial Hotel.
Haltwhistle 13 April 1882 The 56th quarterly report of Haltwhistle Industrial Co-operative Society showed a dividend of 2s 8d in the pound paid 313 members.

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