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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 Excerpt: ...but since the death of the late gentleman it has come into the hands of Mr. Bacon, who purchased the estate, and has the possession of it. Brainshaugh--Morwich. Brainshaugh (Mr. Cook) is near the river, and Morwick stands by it. This, Camden says, may also boast of its Lords, whose male issue was extinct about the year 1258, and the inheritance was conveyed by daughters to other families. This estate was left by the last Lord Grey to Henry Grey Neville, Esq., and, failing him and the heirs of his body, to the Greys of Howick. It is tenanted at present by a younger brother of the house of Howick, whose character is worthy of the antient family to which he belongs. Mor is the antient British word for sea, and wick is known to signify a town or seat, so that Morwick may possibly be no more than Seaton, a town or house by the sea, or can Morwick be Moor-wick, the town near the moor. r He built the mansion house at Felton, to which he removed about 1735, since which time the old castellated building at Long Horsley has been used as a Roman Catholic Chapel, and a residence for the officiating priest. a In 1722 Edward Manners, Cresswell Manners, and Benjamin Manners, of Acton, voted in respect of freehold property in lhat township. John Manners, of Framlington, voted for a freehold at Newmore House. In 1744 Benjamin Adams voted for property nt. Acton, nnd John Manners, of Fiainliiigton, for New Moor or Nimmer House. t Ralph Lisle, Ralph Lisle, jun. Poll Book 1722. Warkworth. Warkworth is nearer the sea, has a pretty church, and is a pleasant town. The castle was formerly the greatest glory of this place, but it is now, as most other such castles, in a ruinous state. Camden says there is a chapel in it, admirably cut out of the rock, and fully finished without beam...
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