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 Subject  Date  Description
Bardon Mill and Melkridge 02 February 1876 The newly opened Henshaw and Melkridge Collieries sent its first load to Carlisle.
Bardon Mill Crime 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 February 1876 An Irish woman was charged with breaking 13 windows at Bardon Mill station. She was sentenced to imprisonment for one month.
Plashetts 08 June 1876 Miners at Plashetts Colliery at Kielder were all served with notices terminating their employment but many were re-employed later in the week.
Acomb 15 June 1876 A picnic and sports, largely attended, was held at Acomb, music being supplied by the Acomb band. The object was to raise funds for the restoration of an old well to supply the west part of the village with water.
Bellingham 06 July 1876 A man and two boys were drowned in a triple tragedy at the Eals Wrack pool on the North Tyne. William Wilson and John Armstrong, both 14, got into difficulties while playing and tailor John Smith plunged into the water in a vain attempt to rescue them.
Bellingham 06 July 1876 The Hareshaw Linn picnic was a capital affair, with music provided by Ridsdale Drum and Fife Band, and Messrs Riddle and Scott?s String Band, so that dancing was heartily indulged in by upwards of 100 people.
Bellingham 27 July 1876 The Hexham Mechanics Institute decided to hold its annual picnic at Hareshaw Linn. The train fare to the venue was 6 shillings.
Hexham 10 August 1876 Hexham workhouse children were treated to a day out at Dilston Villa. They behaved ?most unlike the proverbial workhouse children? with their good behaviour being put down to them being allowed to ?mix up? with other children. The 60 children were all given a large bun to take home.
Bardon Mill Crime 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].

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