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Allendale, Alston, Whitfield 17 November 1875 The hiring of servants took place in Allendale but not many servants turned up, as the weather was unfavourable. However, those present received excellent wages ranging from ?6 10s to ?11 for the winter half-year.
Allendale, Alston, Whitfield 11 May 1878 Article on the Allendale Miners.
Allendale, Alston, Whitfield 03 August 1878 Allendale Industrial and Provident Society held its seventh half-yearly meeting at the Store Rooms, Allendale Town.
Allendale, Alston, Whitfield 12 November 1879 The annual Martinmas Hirings took place in Allendale, with the number of servants being large, especially young girls, many of whom had not been in service previously. Master and mistresses were but thinly represented. Young girls, who had not been previously in service, received from ?2 to ?3 3s; older girls ?3 10s to ?5. A girl who was engaged to go to Warwickshire received ?7 10s for the half year. A good many had to leave without getting engagements. A good many visitors were present.
Allendale, Alston, Whitfield 16 September 1880 Unemployment struck Allendale with workers being paid off at the Allen Mill, and little prospect of them finding alternative work.
Allendale, Alston, Whitfield 04 February 1880 A new school being built in Allendale was rapidly nearing completion. It was announced that it was expected to be opened along with St. Peter?s and Catton schools the following month.
Allendale, Alston, Whitfield 18 September 1880 Laying off of workers in Allendale.
Allendale, Alston, Whitfield 21 October 1880 Allendale School Board was authorised to spend ?470 on the purchase and enlargement of Sinderhope School.
Allendale, Alston, Whitfield 23 June 1881 In a letter to the Courant, a reader from Allendale said that, while bicycling was a nice amusement and quick mode of transport, it tended to frighten horses and posed a danger to pedestrians. A very dim view was also taken of cycling on the Lord?s Day.
Allendale, Alston, Whitfield 28 September 1882 Mr. W. Beaumont addressed an open-air meeting in Allendale on the condition of the Weardale and Allendale lead mines.

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