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granted to Sir William Lambton, Knt., Adam Burdon, Robert Ayre, and Henry Babington). To have to the said William Haddock, senior, and William Haddock, junior, and their sequels in right, according to the custom of the court, rendering de. And they were thereupon admitted tenants absolute.

The Haddocks (according to Archbishop Sancroft, as quoted by Mr. Surtees, were mean illiterate persons, who destroyed several of the ancient evidences of Barnes Estate, and soon squandlered away the Bowes's property*. Several of their converances to Jenkins and Ettrick, respectively the purchasers of Barnes, and Iligh Barns, are signed with the mark of the elder Haddock.) however, retained possession of the Sunderland copvhold property, a very short time, for on the 7th January, 24 Charles II., 1673, William IIaddock, senior, and William Haddock, ETTRICK. junior, surrendered toWalter Ettrick,Ť

I gentleman, collector of the customs

at the port of Sunderland, and by patent of Bishop Cosin, registrar of the Bishop of Durham's court of admiralty, “The whole waste tenure lying along the river or bank of

the Wear, on the south part of the same, in the parish of Bishopwearmouth, from the west part of the same waste tenure, to the east part of the key

* It is a rather curious coincilence that an heiress of another branch of the family of Bɔwes, Mary Eleanor, only child of George Bowes, Esq., M.P., of Sirea:lam Castle and Gibside, married for her second husband, a downright profligate, the notorions Andrew Robinson Stoney, who afterwards took the name of Bowes, and who is described by his biographer as a villain to the back-bone !

+ Walter Ettrick, Esq., was one of the freemen of Sunderland;

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of Adam Nicholson [one of the freemen, see p. 117] in the Burrough of Sunderland-near-the-Sca, Demise, 6d. on the east, from that meet called the low water-mark to that meet called the high water-mark, with all the Ballast Keys there built or to be built. To have to the said Walter Ettrick and his sequels in right, according to the custom of the court, rendering &c. And he was thereupon admitted tenant. Defeazanced That the lands and tenements thereby passed upon condition that the above-named W. Haddock, sen., and W. Haddock jun., their heirs, executors, and administrators, and every of them, do well and truly observe, perform fulfd and keep,all and singular the clauses, covenants, conditions, grants, and agreements, which on their and every of their parts and behalves are and ought to be observed, performed, fulfilled, and kept, specified, declared, and contained, in one pair of Indentures of feofment bargain, and sale, bearing date 1st October, 24th of his then Majesty's reign [1672] between the said William Haddock, senior, and William Haddock junior, on the one part, and Walter Ettrick of the other part, according to the purport and true intent and meaning of the said Indentures, otherwise the surrender to be void and of none effect, and the said Walter Ettrick and his sequels in right, at the proper costs and charges in the law of the said William Haddock, senior, and William Haddock, junior, and their sequels, to re-surrender the above-mentioned premises to them and their sequels in right."*

which place ho resigned Dec. 2, 1G99, when Mr. William Dent (who was that day first elected a stallinger in the place of John Forster, deceased) was chosen in his room.—Freemen's Election Booh.

* It would appear that the copyhold wastes contained in the first

On the 7tli January, 24 Charles II., 1G73, William Haddock, senior and junior, surrendered to Walter Ettrick, "one parcel of waste land, lying in the parish of Bishopwearmouth, on the east end of the town of Sunderland, near the river or water of Weare, on the south part of the same, abutting on a tenement, key, or wharf, of Adam Nicholson, and another key or wharf of the Dean and Chapter of Durham on the west, extending itself from that meet called the high water-mark, to that meet called the low water-mark, on the south part and the north, and so far as the aforesaid river or water extends itself and runs from the west to the cast. To have to the said Walter Ettrick and his sequels in right, according, &c. And he was admitted tenant thereof absolute" by King Charles II., when he was guardian or trustee of the temporalities of the see of Durham, during a vacancy of that see, which was from the death of Bishop John Cosin, on the 15th of January, 1671-2, to the translation of Nathaniel Lord Crewe from the see of Oxford to Durham, in November, 1674; during this time Charles II. appropriated the revenues of the see to his own use.

The first and second surrenders to Sir. Walter Ettrick covers the whole river waste in the townships of Ford, Bishopwearmouth, Bishopwearmouth Panns, and the parish of Sunderland, granted to Mr. Ralph Bowes in 1601, except the waste previously surrendered by the

surrender from the Haddocks to Mr. Walter Ettrick had been resurrendered by him to that family, but the date of the document is unknown. This iia evidenced by the fact that Mrs. Elizabeth Haddock, widow of William Haddock the younger, and Nicholas Haddock her son, surrendered to Mr. Richard Robinson, of Sunderland, a parcel of river waste at Ayres Quay, about the year 1711.

Bowes family. The quays of the Dean and Chapter of Durham and Adam Nicholson, named as the eastern boundary of the first and western boundary of the second surrender, is the old Custom-house Quay, at the west end of the Low Quay, formerly called Ettrieks Quay. At the date of the surrenders to Mr. Walter Ettrick, the ground between Bowes's Quay on the east, and the quays of the Dean and Chapter and Adam Nicholson on the west, was within the flow of the tide, previous to the building of Ettrick's Quay.

On the 5th November, 3 William and Mary, 1691, Walter Ettrick, Esq., (who died at Hath in 1702, aged 72), surrendered the said premises to his second son Mr. Anthony Ettrick, afterwards of High Barns. To have to the said Anthony Ettrick and his sequels in right according to the custom of the court, rendering &c, And he was admitted tenant thereof absolute.

On 14th Sept. 4 William and Mary, 1692, Mr. Anthony Ettrick, surrendered to his elder and only surviving brother, William Ettrick, gentleman, [of Silks worth, one of the freemen and collector of the customs at this port, who died in 1735, aged 74], one moiety of all that parcel of waste ground with the appurtenances, lying in the parish of Bishopwearmouth, at the east end of the town of Sunderland, near the river or water of Wear, on the southern part of the same, abutting upon a tenement and a certain parcel of waste land to the same tenement appurtenant, and then in the possession of Mary Ridley, widow, on the west, extending from that mark called the high watermark, to the mark called the low water-mark, on the south and north parts, and as far as the said water or river extends and runs from west to east. To have to the said William

Ettrick and his sequels in right according to the custom of the court, rendering &c. And he was thereupon adinitted tenant absolute, On 10th October, 7 Willian and Mary, 1695, the said Anthony Ettrick surrendered to the said William Ettrick, one moiety, in two parts to be divided, of one parcel of waste land, with the appurtenances, lying in the parish of Bishopwearmouth, at the east end of the town of Sunderland, near the river or water of Wear, on the south part of the same, abutting upon a key or wharf of the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of Durham on the west, upon a messuage or tenement, and a certain parcel of waste land be. longing to the same, now (then) in the possession of Mary Ridley, widow, on the east, extending itself from that mark called the high water-mark to that mark called the low water-mark, on the south and north parts. To have to the said William Ettrick, and his sequels in right, according to the custom of the court, rendering, &c. And he was thereupon admitted tenant absolute. On the 20th September 11 Queen Anne, 1712, the said Anthony Ettrick surrendered to the said William Ettrick, one moiety, in two parts to be divided, of one parcel of waste land, with its appurtenances, lying in the parish of Bishopwearmouth, at the cast end of the town of Sunderland, near the river or water of Wear, on the south part of the same river, and abutting upon a key or wharf of the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of Durham on the west part, upon a messuage or tenement and a certain parcel of waste land to the same belonging lately in the possession of Mary Ridley, widow, on the east part, the whole parcel of land aforesaid containing by estimation in length 24 " virgats," extending from that mark or place called

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