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People 18 December 1865 After serving as an agent to successive Dukes of Northumberland for 56 years, Hugh Taylor of Chipchase Castle announced that he was relinquishing the role because of his age and failing health.
Hexham 30 September 1870 The Hexham branch of the Salvation Army received their regimental colours and number at a ceremony at Hexham Town Hall, attended by the wife of the army general.
Bellingham 16 May 1872 An auction mart and a branch of the Alnwick and County Bank were opened.
Chollerford and Chollerton 04 July 1872 The 1,307-acre Buteland Estate was put up for auction at Newcastle but failed to find a buyer, the biggest bid made being ?50,000.
North Tyne Valley and Kielder 25 July 1872 A house at Yarrowmoor was destroyed by fire after being struck by lightning. Its occupants, a Mrs Dagg and her granddaughter, escaped unharmed.
Bellingham 14 November 1872 The roads leading into Bellingham ?were clad from side to side? with equestrians and pedestrians, all bound for the Martinmas hiring. Young girl servants were being paid ?2 10s to ?5 for the half year, compared to 100 years before, when the girls worked for 12 to 18 shillings.
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.
Wark 16 January 1873 A public meeting was held in Wark to discuss the possibility of building a new town hall, which would include apartments for the town hall, reading room, mechanics? institute, and the library, and also two dwelling rooms for the accommodation of the librarian and the superintendent of the premises. Mr. Hugh Taylor of Chipchase Castle promised ?500.
North Tyne Valley and Kielder 27 February 1873 Freight wagons on the North British Railway were derailed near Kielder after a wheel became loose. Freight was scattered over the embankments but no one was hurt.
Wark 20 March 1873 Work began on building a new Mechanics? Institution and Town Hall, a site for this building having been bought by Thomas Taylor of Chipchase Castle.

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