Reference Code:  NRO 3410
Papers of the North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers
NRO 3410/Bud
Buddle Collection

Creator(s): Buddle, John, d 1843, colliery viewer Buddle, John, d 1806, colliery viewer Immediate Source of Acquisition The papers were presented to the Mining Institute by Buddle Atkinson, a descendant of John Buddle's nephew, in various installments. Scope and Content The Buddle Collection comprises the working papers of John Buddle, d.1843; with some papers of his father, also John, d. 1806 and papers of other viewers collected by the Buddles in the course of their work The major part of the collection is a series of report and memoranda books compiled by John Buddle junior together with colliery journals and diaries of work. The collection also contains colliery notebooks of John Buddle senior, a series of lining books, personal papers and a collection of bound volumes of the papers of Thomas Young Hall, mining engineer, also collected by the Buddle Atkinson family

NRO 3410/Bud/1-31

Colliery Memoranda of John Buddle.



Extent and Form: 31 VOLUMES 

Physical characteristics: Half bound leather entitled Colliery Memoranda and labelled with volume number on spine, vols 1 - 28 approx 37cm x 26cm and vols 29 - 31 approx 26cm x 20cm, coat of arms of the Buddle Atkinson family inside front cover of each volume



Scope and Content

31 volumes containing reports, correspondence, accounts and borings of John Buddle, senior and junior



Arrangement

Original numbered series,



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1
Colliery Memoranda.

Creation dates: 1814 - 1837

Extent and Form: 316 pp 


Scope and Content

Volume containing reports re current workings at Workington Colliery, Cumberland 1814 - 1837. The reports consist of 20 individual documents bound together



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/1
Creation dates: 27 Dec 1814

Scope and Content
Report re current workings in Union, Lady, Isabella and Church Pits, Workington Colliery including working methods, sections of seams and available coal with sketch plans of the workings, statements of coal measures, home consumption and sales, horse keeping costs, wages and conditions, coal prices and details of engines



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/43
Creation dates: 24 Aug 1816

Scope and Content
Suggestions for improved working methods at Workington Colliery with estimate of probable production and specifications for an inclined plane



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/54
Creation dates: 29 Aug 1814

Scope and Content
Plan of the workings at Chapel Bank Colliery, no scale



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/58
Creation dates: 20 Aug 1816

Scope and Content
Report re current workings in Union, Lady, Isabella and Church Pits, Workington Colliery including suggested improvements in working methods and ventilation with sketch plans of the workings, abstracts of working costs, including reference to wage reductions and estimates of costs for sinking the Union and Isabella Pits



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/94
Creation dates: 20 Oct 1817

Scope and Content
Report re current workings in Union, Lady, Isabella and Church Pits with suggestions for improved working methods



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/113
Creation dates: 23 Oct 1817

Scope and Content
Report re Workington Pits



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/125
Creation dates: 20 Oct 1818

Scope and Content
Report re Workington Pits



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/153
Creation dates: Jan 1820

Scope and Content
Report re Workington Pits with sketch plans of workings and estimates of costs of the proposed improvements



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/193
Creation dates: 9 Jan 1821

Scope and Content
Report re Workington Pits



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/225
Creation dates: 1817-1822

Scope and Content
Statement of profits of Workington Colliery for the calculation of poor rates, 1818 - 1820, capital expenditure up to 1817 and amounts of coal shipped 1818 - 1821, 18 Sept 1822



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/229
Creation dates: Sept 1822

Scope and Content
Report re Workington Pits as above



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/261
Creation dates: 22 Dec 1823

Scope and Content
Report re Workington Pits as above



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/285
Creation dates: 3 Oct 1837

Scope and Content
Report re the Buddle Pit, Workington including details of sinking and sketch plan showing the location of the pit



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/293
Creation dates: 3 Oct 1837

Scope and Content
Report re current workings at Buddle Pit, Workington Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/297
Creation dates: 4 Oct 1837

Scope and Content
Report re current workings at Harrington Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/301
Creation dates: [1837]

Scope and Content
Calculations and sketch plan re Mr Bowness' scheme for keeping out sea water by filling up the Isabella Pit with clay



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/305
Creation dates: Dec 1837

Scope and Content
Supplementary report re the crater at Workington by Mr Peile, Colliery Office, Whitehaven



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/307
Creation dates: 27 Sept 1837

Scope and Content
Report re the current conditions of West Moorbank Engine, Henry, Bella, Walker, Ellerbeck, Udale, Hope, John, Elizabeth, Church, Charlotte and Lowca Pits, Workington Collieries and the Crossbarrow Estate, by E. Bowness



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/313
Creation dates: 20 Sept 1837

Scope and Content
Sections of Moorbank Engine, Crossthwaite and Bowness Pits, by E. Bowness



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/1/315
Creation dates: 20 Sept 1837

Scope and Content
Estimate of the difference in cost between working the 4 ft. seam with its metal and without




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/2
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1571 - 1802

Extent and Form: 61 pp 


Scope and Content

Pages 51-220 blank

Volume containing copy deeds and papers re Brancepeth, 1571 - 1629 and Bolbeck Manor, 1802



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/2/1
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Inspeximus of James II giving title to the Lordship of Brancepeth, including mineral rights, quoting letters patent and deeds, 1571 - 1629, n.d. Copy n.d. in Latin



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/2/221
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Act for the attainder of Charles, Earl of Westmorland, 1669. Copy



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/2/231
Creation dates: 6 Sept 1802; 11
Physical characteristics: Loose papers

Scope and Content
Case for the opinion of Mr Sergeant Shepherd re free warren and hunting on the Manor of Bolbeck
Note by John Buddle re the above case




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3
Colliery Memoranda.

Creation dates: 1809 - 1811

Extent and Form: 272 pp 


Scope and Content

Volume containing reports and valuations, by John Buddle, junior and others, 1809 - 1811



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/1
Creation dates: Aug 1809

Scope and Content
Affidavit by John Buddle, Thomas Ramsay and Thomas Taylor in a case in Chancery of Sir Ralph Gray and Elizabeth his wife and Sir Matthew White Ridley v. Hugh, Duke of Northumberland re a trespass between Shiremoor Colliery and Backworth Royalty



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/9
Creation dates: 16 Aug 1809

Scope and Content
Letter from John Watson on behalf of Knowsley, Chapman and Co to John Buddle requesting him to apply to Mr Riddell for liberty of an outstroke from Coxlodge to work 50 acres of coal under Fawdon, including plan of the area in question, scale 4ch: 1"



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/12
Creation dates: 20 Aug 1809

Scope and Content
Letter from John Buddle to Jasper Gibson, solicitor, Hexham re the request to Mr Riddell (/9 above)



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/14
Creation dates: 25 Aug 1809

Scope and Content
Report re Swindon Colliery for Sir J.B. Riddell including current workings, section of the Engine Pit, working costs and comment that the colliery is not being worked in accordance with the terms of the lease, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/18
Creation dates: 22 - 25 Nov 1809

Scope and Content
Letter from Lord Lonsdale to John Buddle requesting an investigation of the flooding at Whitehaven and report re the causes of the disaster and measures to be taken to drain the colliery and combat future flooding, with sketch plans of the workings and frame dams, by John Buddle and Thomas Ramsay



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/27
Creation dates: 1 Dec 1809

Scope and Content
Report re the difficulties in valuing the Low Main Coal under the Jesmond Estate for W. Hodshon, by John Buddle and John Watson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/28
Creation dates: 18 Dec 1809

Scope and Content
Terms proposed for transporting coal from Kenton and Coxlodge, including details of costs for feeding horses and the effects on haulage costs of the erection of the staith on the Tyne, by William Chapman



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/34
Creation dates: 23 Oct 1809

Scope and Content
Minutes of a meeting of the shareholders of Hebburn Colliery including estimates of available coal and estimate of costs and profits



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/39
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1809

Scope and Content
Valuation of stock at Elswick Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/41
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1809

Scope and Content
Report and estimate of profits for Elswick Colliery, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/44
Creation dates: 1 Sept 1803

Scope and Content
Report re the methods of working at Twizell Colliery, by Thomas Humble and John Buddle, junior



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/46
Creation dates: Dec 1808

Scope and Content
Valuation of stock at Hartley Colliery, by Phineas Crowther, John Robinson, John Stoker, Peter Russel and Thomas Stanton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/48
Creation dates: 7 March 1810

Scope and Content
Estimate of remaining coal at Percy Main Colliery and valuation by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/50
Creation dates: 22 Feb 1810

Scope and Content
Queries by John Watson on behalf of the Common Council of Newcastle re Walker Colliery including the amount of coal available, the profitability and best method of working and possible damage by water from the perforation of the barrier between Lawson's Main and Byker Old Waste, with recommendations by Thomas Fenwick, John Buddle and George Hill



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/55
Creation dates: 10 March 1810

Scope and Content
Report re the effects of the creep and measures to deal with "inflammable air" at Hebburn Colliery, by John Buddle, John Watson and Thomas Ramsay



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/57
Creation dates: 1803-1810

Scope and Content
Report re Washington New Colliery including the amount of available coal and table showing coal worked 1803 - 1809, by John Buddle, 24 March 1810



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/60
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1809

Scope and Content
Table showing the amount of coal available in the various seams at Washington New Colliery under the freehold and common lands



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/62
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Estimate of the working costs for New Kenton Colliery, by John Buddle for William Chapman



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/66
Creation dates: 1793-1809

Scope and Content
Report re Whitefield, including Chopwell and Stella Grand Lease Collieries, including coal available and working costs, mentioning the difficulty of recruiting putters who have found easier work in other collieries, with suggestions re more economical working methods and statement of shares of the proprietors in the Stella Grand Lease Colliery in 1793 and coal produced 1798 - 1809, by John Buddle senior, 21 June 1803



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/76
Creation dates: 10 April 1810

Scope and Content
Valuation of the lessees interest in Kenton and Coxlodge Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/84
Creation dates: 13 April 1810

Scope and Content
Queries re the effects and measures to deal with a creep at Hebburn Colliery with recommendations by Thomas Fenwick, John Watson and Thomas Ramsay



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/92
Creation dates: 27 April 1810

Scope and Content
Additional recommendations re the creep at Hebburn, by William King, Edward Steel, George Hill and John Straker



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/99
Creation dates: 22 May 1810

Scope and Content
Estimate of available coal, working costs and profits at Hebburn Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/114
Creation dates: 1 June 1810

Scope and Content
Valuation of Hebburn Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/119
Creation dates: 23 June 1810

Scope and Content
Queries re Walker Colliery in addition to 50 above, including the working of the pillars in Charlotte Pit and the possibilities of water breaking through from Lawson Main and Byker Old Waste with recommendations by Thomas Fenwick, John Buddle, John Watson and George Hill



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/121
Creation dates: 5, 9 July 1810

Scope and Content
Queries re the possibility of re-opening C Pit, Hebburn Colliery after the creep with recommendations by Edward Steel, John Watson, Thomas King and George Hill



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/127
Creation dates: 25 June 1810

Scope and Content
Queries by Edward Smith for the Duke of Northumberland re the selling of fire clay by the lessees of Walbottle without leave and the possible lease of Snoker Colliery by Mr Robinson with recommendations by John Buddle including section of the Engine Seam



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/135
Creation dates: 23 July 1810

Scope and Content
Letter from John Buddle to Jasper Gibson, solicitor, Hexham re compensation to be paid for a trespass from Upper Lintz Colliery into Tanfield Moor



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/137
Creation dates: 24 July 1810

Scope and Content
Letter from Martin Morrison requesting a valuation of the collieries of Messrs Harrison, Cooke and Co at South Heaton and Urpeth on their bankruptcy and valuation by John Buddle and Thomas Fenwick



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/145
Creation dates: Aug 1810

Scope and Content
Sections of the various seams at Washington Now Colliery with estimate of available coal, with sketch plan showing the proportion of coal worked and left in the pillars, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/154
Creation dates: 14 Aug 1810

Scope and Content
Letter from John Buddle to D.W. Smith at Alnwick re Mr Robinson's lease of Snoker Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/157
Creation dates: 10 Sept 1810

Scope and Content
Request by Joseph Bainbridge for a report re methods of winning the remaining coal at Lawson's Main to determine a settlement in the bankruptcy of Harrison, Cooke and Co with report, criticising working methods, by John Buddle and John Watson including a plan of workings, scale 4ch: 1"



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/162
Creation dates: 1 Oct 1810

Scope and Content
Letter from John Buddle to Ralph Riddell re the advisability of re-opening the old workings, including proposals for ventilation, at Felton Moor



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/164
Creation dates: 27 Sept, 13 Oct 1810

Scope and Content
Request by William and D.W. Smith for a report re Shilbottle Colliery in consequence of the request for an abatement of rent by John Taylor, the lessee and report, including detailed estimate of working costs, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/172
Creation dates: 18 Oct 1810

Scope and Content
Report re the Hilton Estate with proposals re borings, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/174
Creation dates: 18 Oct 1810 - 18 Feb 1811

Scope and Content
Report re the working of pillars at Nightingale Pit, Hartley Colliery and the possible damage to other parts of the colliery, including (loose in volume) letter to S. Hurthwaite Esq, Seaton Delaval



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/177
Creation dates: 24 Sept 1810

Scope and Content
Report re the probability of there being coal under the Fishwick Estate with recommendations re borings, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/179
Creation dates: 6 Oct 1810

Scope and Content
Letter from John Buddle to Burnet Grieve Esq re the above report suggesting that the costs of the exploration may not be warrented



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/180
Creation dates: 12 Oct 1810

Scope and Content
Report re the best site for a new winning at Backworth Colliery, by John Buddle, Ralph Dodd and Thomas Taylor



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/183
Creation dates: 27 Oct, 4 Nov 1810

Scope and Content
Letter from William and D.W. Smith (loose original and copy in volume) re the report and reduction of the rent for Shilbottle Colliery (see /164 above) and reply by John Buddle confirming his previous report



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/188
Creation dates: 27 Nov, Dec 1810

Scope and Content
Letter from Matthew Woodifield re the rent for coal under his land at Elvet Colliery with incomplete sketch plan and reply by John Buddle suggesting a rent



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/192
Creation dates: Oct 1810

Scope and Content
Report re the Lambton Collieries for Thomas Williamson Esq including reasons for the reduction in profits and detailed statements of working costs



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/208
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1810

Scope and Content
Valuation of William Peareth's Collieries at Hebburn, Urpeth and Leefield



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/214
Creation dates: 14, 21 Jan 1811

Scope and Content
Queries re the winning of the coal under Jarrow Slake and the best methods of working the coal at Temple Main Colliery with recommendations by William King, William Stobart, John Buddle, Thomas King, George Johnson and Edward Steel



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/224
Creation dates: 14 Jan 1811

Scope and Content
Queries re Manor Wallsend Colliery including ventilation, a new winning, increased production and further explorations with recommendations by William King, William Stobart, John Buddle, Edward Steel, Thomas King and George Johnson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/228
Creation dates: 28 Jan 1811

Scope and Content
Queries re Hebburn Colliery on the exhaustion of C Pit, including the strength of the barriers to protect the colliery, pillar working and ventilation, with recommendations by John Watson, Thomas King and George Hill



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/233
Creation dates: 18 March 1811

Scope and Content
Valuation of the lessors interest in Collingwood Main Colliery, by John Buddle and Thomas Easton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/237
Creation dates: 30 March 1811

Scope and Content
Valuation of the colliery interests of Messrs Harrison, Cooke and Co at Urpeth, Leefield, Chatersheugh and South Heaton Collieries, including details of available coal, working costs, sales and profits, by Thomas Fenwick, John Buddle and John Watson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/249
Creation dates: 4 April 1811

Scope and Content
Queries to Messrs William Harrison and Mr Cooke by Thomas Fenwick, John Buddle and John Watson re Bewicke Main and other colliery interests



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/255
Creation dates: 15 April 1811

Scope and Content
Valuation of Manor Wallsend Colliery, including estimated profits, by John Buddle for Thomas Brown Esq



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/260
Creation dates: 24 April 1811

Scope and Content
Valuation of Jarrow and Manor Wallsend, by William Stobart and John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/263
Creation dates: 26 June 1811

Scope and Content
Queries re E Pit, Wallsend Colliery including the effects of the creep, ventilation and pillar working with recommendations by Thomas Fenwick, Thomas Smith, John Watson, George Hill and Edward Steel



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/267
Creation dates: 17 Aug 1811

Scope and Content
Queries re Hartley Colliery including pillar working, with recommendations by John Buddle and John Watson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/3/269
Creation dates: July 1811

Scope and Content
Valuation of the lessees interest in Murton Colliery, by John Buddle




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/4
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1795 - 1796


Scope and Content

Volume containing accounts for the building of weirs and enclosure award for Ryton Haugh, 1795 - 1796



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/4/1
Creation dates: 4 Sept 1795

Scope and Content
Accounts for making weirs to protect Ryton Haugh from flooding from the Tyne, including workmen's charges



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/4/3
Creation dates: 31 Oct 1796

Scope and Content
Agreement for the enclosure and division of Ryton Haugh, by Arthur Mowbray, John Buddle senior and Robert Snowball, commissioners



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/4/22
Creation dates: 3 April 1797

Scope and Content
Queries arising from the above award, particularly re the construction of weirs and jetties and lands adjoining the river, with answers by George Pearson




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/5
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1800 - 1806

Extent and Form: 108pp and 1 loose sheet. 


Scope and Content

Volume containing reports and statements of accounts for collieries belonging to the Dean and Chapter of Durham, 1800 - 1806

Loose paper. Table showing thickness and depth of seams, number of employees and annual vend at Harraton, Mount Moor, Washington and Fatfield, n.d. Incomplete



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/5/1-36
Creation dates: 1800-1806

Scope and Content
Account of coal produced and sold and rent accounts for the collieries of the Dean and Chapter of Durham at Wallsend, Hebburn, Heworth, Walker, Rainton, Elvet and Westoe, including fortnightly accounts of output for Walker, Heworth, Wallsend and Elvet



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/5/38
Creation dates: 4 Sept 1800

Scope and Content
Report re a request by Messrs Reay to work Heworth Colliery by an outstroke from Walker including available coal and sections of the High Main Seam, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/5/47
Creation dates: 2 Dec 1800

Scope and Content
Report re a request by Messrs Salvin to sink a new pit near Elvet Colliery and to use the power from the machines at their spinning works and drain the colliery, including a plan showing the location of the intended new pit, no scale



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/5/51
Creation dates: 2 Nov 1801

Scope and Content
Estimate of working costs and profits for Elvet Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/5/54
Creation dates: Dec 1803

Scope and Content
Estimate of working costs and profits for Rainton Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/5/56
Creation dates: 1799-1804

Scope and Content
Report re fixing the renewal fine and the rent for a lease of Rainton Colliery, by Sir H. Vane Tempest including details re past workings, annual vend, 1799 - 1803 and available coal, with opinion by John Buddle that it is not profitable to work the colliery, but that the lease was necessary to secure the wayleave, 2, 4 Jan 1804



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/5/66
Creation dates: June 1804

Scope and Content
Notes re the history of East and West Rainton Collieries, taken from Ralph Arkly and John Stove, with details of individual pits



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/5/78
Creation dates: 27 April 1804

Scope and Content
Report re Pittington Hall Garth Colliery and lime kilns, by John Buddle junior



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/5/81
Creation dates: 11 Dec 1804

Scope and Content
Report re Shields Farm Colliery, based on information from workmen, suggesting that it would be uneconomical to work the colliery separately, by John Buddle junior



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/5/85
Creation dates: June 1806

Scope and Content
Report on a request by Mr Salvin to extend the workings of Elvet Colliery under the river



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/5/88
Creation dates: 19 July 1806

Scope and Content
Reports re current workings at Wallsend, Heworth, South Hebburn and Westoe Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/5/93
Creation dates: 27 Aug 1806

Scope and Content
Report re a proposal by Messrs Easterby, Hall and Co to erect a shot manufactory on premises at Bill Quay, Heworth, including plan and section of proposed works



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/5/96
Creation dates: 26 July 1805

Scope and Content
Report re the current state of Sacriston Colliery, now lying dormant



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/5/98
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Copy of NRO 3410/Bud/88 above



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/5/103
Creation dates: 15, 16 May 1804

Scope and Content
Report re Ferryhill and Westerton Collieries, including a request by Mr John Jopling to drive a drift into Well Field with quantity of coal available and recommended rent and request by Mr Farrow for an abatement of rents during borings




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6
Colliery Memoranda.

Creation dates: 1811 - 1821

Extent and Form: 353 pp 


Scope and Content

Volume containing reports, estimates and correspondence of John Buddle junior and others, 1811 - 1821. Index at back



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/1
Creation dates: 13 Oct 1811

Scope and Content
Report re Acklington Colliery including history of the workings from c1730, available coal and estimated working costs and profits, with detailed plan and section of the workings, scale 8ch: 1", by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/11
Creation dates: 1 Oct 1811

Scope and Content
Queries re Longbenton Colliery for the Earl of Carlisle including the possibility of tubbing the shafts to secure access to lower seams and possibility of further working with recommendation by John Buddle and John Watson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/15
Creation dates: 5 Sept - 24 Nov 1812

Scope and Content
Request by John de Ponthieu for a report re Fawdon Colliery and report including suggestions for future work and the state of the roof, by John Buddle and Thomas Fenwick with additional report re the difficulties and possible unprofitable nature of future workings



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/20
Creation dates: 18 Dec 1822

Scope and Content
Report re Acklington Colliery including results of borings and recommendations re the level of rent, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/24
Creation dates: 13 Dec 1812

Scope and Content
Report re Waterhouse Colliery with suggestions for further work, including section of the workings, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/28
Creation dates: 24 March - 16 April 1813

Scope and Content
Queries by Thomas Fenwick re tubbing at the new winning at Hetton, including section of the seam showing the tubbing, with recommendations by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/39
Creation dates: 27 April, 7 May 1813

Scope and Content
Queries re Walbottle Colliery including effects of the creep and the best methods of working, with plan of the workings by John Buddle and John Watson, no scale



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/46
Creation dates: 1 March 1813

Scope and Content
Queries re the effects of a creep in Cowpen Colliery with recommendations by John Buddle, Thomas Fenwick, John Watson and William Stobart



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/51
Creation dates: 16 June 1813

Scope and Content
Report re the prospects for keeping open Fawdon Colliery and granting a new lease, by John Buddle, Thomas Fenwick, John Watson, Thomas Smith, George Hill and Ralph Dodds



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/54
Creation dates: Dec 1813

Scope and Content
Report re Waterhouse Colliery including working costs for each seam and suggested working methods, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/60
Creation dates: 24 Dec 1813

Scope and Content
Letter from Samuel Gregson re the location of the horse road at [Waterhouse Colliery]



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/61
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1813

Scope and Content
Letter from John Buddle to Samuel Gregson explaining the system of payments to colliery managers and how this can work against the interests of the owners



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/63
Creation dates: 27 Dec 1813

Scope and Content
Report re the possibility of finding coal on the Hart Estate, including general observations on geological strata in the North East, including section of strata, for George Pocock by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/68
Creation dates: 30 July, Aug 1813

Scope and Content
Request by Thomas Fenwick for John Lyon for a report re the new winning at Hetton, including statement of workmen's houses and engine materials already available and report with estimate of costs for completing the new winning, by John Buddle and Edward Steel



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/75
Creation dates: 29 Sept 1813

Scope and Content
Valuation of coal in the Kip Hill Estate belonging to the executors of Thomas Lawson Esq



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/81
Creation dates: 14, 28 Jan 1814

Scope and Content
Queries by Edward Steel for Sir Thomas Henry Liddel re Team Colliery including quality and quantity of remaining coal and working methods, with recommendations by John Buddle and George Hill



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/87
Creation dates: Jan 1814

Scope and Content
Report re Byker Colliery for Sir Henry Lawson including details of seams, previous workings with the possibility of working the pillars in the old workings and request by Mr Straker to extend the Ouseburn Colliery with section of the colliery showing Mr Strakers present workings and proposed extention



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/97
Creation dates: 26 April, 6 May 1814

Scope and Content
Report re the best situation for a new winning at Manor Wallsend Colliery with estimate of costs and re pillar working in the old pits, by John Buddle and John Watson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/101
Creation dates: 13 April 1814

Scope and Content
Report re West Wemyss Colliery including details of seams, current workings and engines and estimate for a new winning, including increasing the power of the winding engine



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/110
Creation dates: 10 May 1814

Scope and Content
Queries resulting from the disaster at Felling Colliery including ventilation, numbers of men employed in the waste and causes of the accident with recommendations by Messrs Buddle, Watson and Easton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/114
Creation dates: 10 Feb 1815

Scope and Content
Report re the terms for the renewal of the lease of Stanley Colliery, including details of seams, previous and current workings, available coal, wayleaves and suggested rent



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/123
Creation dates: 21 Feb 1815

Scope and Content
Report at the request of George Hill re the best method of working the south east part of Manor Wallsend Colliery, particularly the state of the roof, by Thomas Fenwick and John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/126
Creation dates: l6 March 1815

Scope and Content
Report re Urpeth Colliery including available coal and estimate of working costs, by John Buddle, Thomas Fenwick and Edward Stee



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/133
Creation dates: 12 May 1815

Scope and Content
Valuation of East Sleekburn Royalty, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/139
Creation dates: 18 Nov 1815

Scope and Content
Report at the request of George Hill re ventilation at Felling Colliery, by Thomas King and John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/141
Creation dates: 29 April 1816

Scope and Content
Report re Arkindale Lead Mines, including details of veins, drainage and working methods with section of the workings, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/149
Creation dates: 11 May 1816

Scope and Content
Terms proposed for a new lease of Hetton Colliery, by Thomas Smith and John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/152
Creation dates: 5, 6 June 1794

Scope and Content
Report re previous and current workings and estimated profits for Callerton Colliery, by Thomas Barnes



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/155
Creation dates: 5, 6 June 1794

Scope and Content
Report re previous and current workings and estimated profits for Wallbottle Colliery, by Thomas Barnes



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/160
Creation dates: 25 May, 8 June 1816

Scope and Content
Report at the request of Thomas Fenwick for the Dean and Chapter as to whether Rainton Colliery is being worked in accordance with the terms of the lease, by John Buddle, John Watson and Edward Smith



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/165
Creation dates: 6 June 1816

Scope and Content
Report re the possibility of finding coal at Hunthill, including section of strata, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/171
Creation dates: 22 June 1816

Scope and Content
Additional queries re Rainton Colliery (as /160 above) and recommendations by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/177
Creation dates: 28 Oct 1816

Scope and Content
Report re previous and current workings and estimate of working costs for Marley Hill Colliery, by Thomas Fenwick



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/180
Creation dates: 30 Oct 1816

Scope and Content
Report re the possibilities of working the Glebe Coal at Washington, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/183
Creation dates: 18 Jan 1817

Scope and Content
Report re the barrier to be left between Cowpen, Cambois and Sleekburn, including plan of the workings showing the barrier, scale 8ch: 1" by Thomas Fenwick, John Buddle and John Watson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/186
Creation dates: 4, 5 Feb 1817

Scope and Content
Report at the request of Arthur Mowbray for Frances Vane Tempest re the progress of the new bits being sunk at Rainton Colliery including problems with water, and section of the pits, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/194
Creation dates: 25 Feb 1817

Scope and Content
Report re Dee Bank Colliery including details of seams, current workings, available coal, possible future workings and estimate of working costs and profits with plan and section of workings at Bagilt, no scale, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/215
Creation dates: 4, 27 Aug 1817

Scope and Content
Report re Urquart Colliery including section of seams, depths of pits, current workings and available coal with plans of the 5 ft, 2 ft and 4 ft seams, no scale, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/227
Creation dates: 6 Aug 1817

Scope and Content
Report re West Wemyss Colliery including current workings and proposed trials with plan of the workings in the Chemiss Seam relative to the Firth of Forth, scale 600': 1", by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/231
Creation dates: 17 Aug 1818

Scope and Content
Report re Balgonie Ironstone workings including section of seam and plan and section of the workings, no scale, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/238
Creation dates: 18 Oct 1817

Scope and Content
Report at the request of George Hill re working the pillars, particularly in Success and Margaret Pits at Newbottle Colliery, by Messrs Stobart, Fenwick and Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/243
Creation dates: 1811-1817

Scope and Content
Report re Shilbottle Colliery for the Duke of Northumberland including quantity of coal sold, 1811 - 1816, estimated working costs and profits and suggested rent, 8 Sept 1817



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/251
Creation dates: 29 Oct 1817

Scope and Content
Memoranda re Newbottle Colliery, including sections of seams and coal produced



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/255
Creation dates: 5 June 1818

Scope and Content
Report re New Washington Colliery for Thomas Wade, including available coal, current workings in F Pit, estimate for a new winning, working the coal in the Blue House Estate and sinking a new pit in Pennymoor Close, by Thomas Fenwick, Thomas Easton and George Hill



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/265
Creation dates: 4 Sept 1818

Scope and Content
Report at the request of George Hill for Joseph Davy re problems with water at Manor Wallsend Colliery, by John Buddle and John Watson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/266
Creation dates: 16 Sept 1818; 2 Oct 1818

Scope and Content
Letter from John Cartwright to Messrs Buddle and Watson re a survey to determine the quality and value of coal produced in collieries on the line of the proposed canal to assess possible export trade from the Tees
Reply from Thomas Fenwick, Edward Steel and John Buddle to John Cartwright, chairman of the Committee of Subscribers to the Projected Canal from the River Tees to West Auckland, re the above survey



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/267
Creation dates: 2 Oct 1818

Scope and Content
Report on the above survey including notes on Ferryhill, Black Boy, Bitchburn, Etherley, Witton Park, Eden Main, Greenfield, Ramshaw, Norwood, Cockfield Fell, Butterknowle, Crake's Scar, Woodlands, Cow-close, Copley Bent, Brussleton, Shildon and Eldon Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/273
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Tables showing coal selling, prices, specific gravities and duration of burning for Wear Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/275
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Table showing the costs of shipping Adams Main coal from the Tyne including port dues



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/279
Creation dates: [2 Oct 1818]

Scope and Content
Sections of seams at the collieries included in the report 267 above



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/293
Creation dates: 4, 15 Dec 1818

Scope and Content
Report at the request of Thomas King, re methods adopted for the re-opening of Walker Colliery, by John Buddle and John Watson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/309
Creation dates: 18 Jan-19 April 1817

Scope and Content
Reports at the request of John Carr Esq re the re-opening of Walker Colliery including the siting of the engine and estimate of costs, by Thomas King, James Jopling and John Watson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/322
Creation dates: 24 Dec 1818, 5 Jan 1819

Scope and Content
Queries by Newmarch, Sons and Co re Fawdon Colliery including available coal and the best situation for new winnings with recommendations by John Buddle, Thomas Fenwick, George Hill and Messrs Stobbart, Dodd and Maddison



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/330
Creation dates: 23 July 1819

Scope and Content
Report re Gateshead Park Colliery at the request of Thomas Easton including methods to be adopted for a new winning with detailed estimate of the costs of winning, including engine costs, by John Buddle, John Watson and George Hill



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/344
Creation dates: 10 Aug 1820

Scope and Content
Valuation of coal in the Holywell Estate



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/6/347
Creation dates: 6 Jan 1821

Scope and Content
Queries by W. Thomas re Hebburn and Jarrow Grange Collieries including available coal and the possibility of working additional seams with recommendations by John Buddle and John Smith




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1764 - 1795

Extent and Form: 101 pp 


Scope and Content

Volume containing copy leases and reports of John Buddle [senior] re Washington Colliery, 1764 - 1795

Following page 69 is a loose sheet, section of seam in the Glebe Pit, scale 11/3': 1", 6 may 1794

Following page 98 is a loose sheet, letter from John Buddle re working the Maudlin coal seam, n.d

Loose papers

2. Statement of the annual sale of coal from Sir Henry Vane Tempest's Collieries, 1799 - 1803

3. Memoranda and sketch plan, no scale, re ventilation at Backworth Colliery, 23 June 1824

4. Table showing weights of shroud-laid ropes, n.d

5. Table showing burning times of various coals from trials made at Backworth Colliery, 1822 - 1823

6. Notes re Townley Pit including ventilation, 13 June 1820

7. Newspaper cutting re the court session at St James and various notices including a meeting of the Welsh Iron and Coal Mining Co, 1826

Statement of the cost of shipping coal from Tanfield Lea, 1832

8. Letter from John Silvertop at Minsteracres re payment of rent for Bywell Tithes, 1 Nov 1784

9. Account of strata sunk through at West Cramlington New Winning, 16 May 1838

10. Various accounts including contingent charges, 1805

11. List of numbers of persons killed in colliery accidents, 1815 - 1817

12. Account of strata sunk through in Framwellgate Moor Pit, 17 June 1838



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/1
Creation dates: nd. c.1764

Scope and Content
Lease from Sir Gilfrid Lawson and Robert Shafto to Newmark Hudson and Partners of Washington Colliery, wayleave to the Wear and staith room for 31 years from 25 March 1764



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/26
Creation dates: 19 July 1784

Scope and Content
List of the proprietors of Washington Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/27
Creation dates: c.1784

Scope and Content
Plan of the lands included in the lease (/1 above) showing the line of the waggonway and giving field names, coloured, no scale, [1784]



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/29
Creation dates: nd. c.1779

Scope and Content
Agreement between Sir Gilfrid Lawson and John Hudson and others re a wayleave from Washington Colliery to the Wear, for 16 years from 25 March 1779



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/41
Creation dates: 26 Feb 1788 - 2 July 1789

Scope and Content
Letter from Brack Shorter, steward to Sir Gilfrid Lawson, authorizing John Buddle to report re Washington and reports including the effects of the creep, current and possible future workings, including the quality of coal in the Maudlin Seam



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/47
Creation dates: 30 June, 31 Dec 1789

Scope and Content
Half-yearly accounts for colliery and wayleave rents



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/48
Creation dates: 29 Dec 1790

Scope and Content
Queries re Old Washington Colliery including wall and pillar workings and whether the Maudlin coal is merchantable, with recommendations by James Ramsay and Ralph Stokoe



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/52
Creation dates: 1789 - 1795

Scope and Content
Table showing coal produced



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/53
Creation dates: 30 June, 31 Dec 1790

Scope and Content
Rent accounts as NRO 3410/Bud/47



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/54
Creation dates: 21 June 1791

Scope and Content
Report re the quality of the coal in the Maudlin Seam, Old Washington Colliery, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/58
Creation dates: 30 June, 31 Dec 1791

Scope and Content
Rent accounts as NRO 3410/Bud//47



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/59
Creation dates: 6 Nov 1764

Scope and Content
Agreement between Sir Gilfrid Lawson and Robert Shafto re Washington estate and colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/69
Creation dates: 1792-1794

Scope and Content
Rent accounts as NRO 3410/Bud/47 above, 30 June, 31 Dec 1792, 30 June, 31 Dec 1793, 30 June, 31 Dec 1794



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/71
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Notes re D Pit



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/73
Creation dates: 10 April 1764

Scope and Content
Lease from Sir Gilfrid Lawson and Robert Shafto to Lord Ravensworth and others of a wayleave from Black Fell through Washington to the Wear



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/87
Creation dates: 20 Oct 1795

Scope and Content
Abstract of an agreement between Mr Egerton and Mr Hudson and Partners re the working of an outstroke from Washington Glebe



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/89
Creation dates: 1794-1795

Scope and Content
Rent accounts as /47 above, 31 Dec 1794, 30 June, 31 Dec 1795



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/91
Creation dates: 1802

Scope and Content
Memoranda re the use of Washington Waggonway by Mr Peareth from Urpeth Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/93
Creation dates: 1 Dec 1784

Scope and Content
Abstract of a lease from Rev Edward Wilson to John Carr and others of collieries under Washington Glebe



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/7/98
Creation dates: 11 July 1804

Scope and Content
Proposal by the Rector of Washington for a renewal of the lease 93 above




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/8
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1774 - 1838


Scope and Content

Volume containing copy agreements, accounts and reports re the colliery interests of Sir Henry Vane Tempest, 1774 - 1805, and loose sheets re various collieries, 1799 - 1838, 131pp. and 12 loose sheets, listed as follows:



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/8/1
Creation dates: 1 Jan 1800

Scope and Content
Agreement between 1. Sir Henry Vane Tempest and 2. William Robson, Thomas Potter, John Sparrow, Eleanor Blakestone, Christopher Robinson and Margaret Dobson, coal fitters of Sunderland for the sale of coal



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/8/8
Creation dates: 23 May 1792

Scope and Content
Deed of Covenant between General John Lambton and John Tempest re wayleaves over Hall Moor, Newbottle and Penshaw Wood and Doghole Spouts, and engine agreement



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/8/39
Creation dates: 1774 - 1793

Scope and Content
Abstracts of various leases granted to and by John Tempest re Herrington Mill and wayleaves at Newbottle and Penshaw



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/8/43
Creation dates: 10 April 1801
Extent and Form: 3 pp 
Physical characteristics: Printed

Scope and Content
Conditions for the lease of Sir Henry Vane Tempest's Collieries at Penshaw, Herrington Mill and East Rainton to undertakers



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/8/44
Creation dates: 1799

Scope and Content
Memoranda re the waste of coal in the High Main Seam caused by unsatifactory working methods and compensation payable to Mr Legg for alterations to the working agreement



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/8/45
Creation dates: 7 Dec 1793 - 31 Dec 1799

Scope and Content
Account to Miss Lambton for coal worked by outstroke from her colliery at South Biddick



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/8/48
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1795 - 31 Dec 1797

Scope and Content
Accounts for pumping water from collieries at Penshaw



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/8/49
Creation dates: 29 Oct 1782

Scope and Content
Lease from John Lambton to John Tempest of a wayleave and spouts at Penshaw Wood and a wayleave at Burnt Moor and Birds Nook



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/8/67
Creation dates: 17 March 1800

Scope and Content
Opinion by Robert Hopper Williamson re the wayleave leases 49 above



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/8/69
Creation dates: 1801 - 1805

Scope and Content
Accounts, estimates and proposals of undertakers and tradesmen for work at Rainton, Penshaw, Eden Main and Herrington Mill Collieries, including proposals by Phineas Crowther for building steam winding engines, statements of working and transport costs and binding charges




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/9
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1798 - 1803

Extent and Form: 13 pp 


Scope and Content

Volume containing copy letters, proposals and memoranda re the taking of the coal under the manor of Great Usworth, including list of proprietors of farms and correspondence of William Russell, Lewis Legg, William Scott, Barbara Shaw and John Buddle [senior] re proposals to take the coal, 1798 - 1803




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1788 - 1831

Extent and Form: 87pp and 3 loose sheets. 


Scope and Content

Volume containing copy leases, accounts and memoranda re Chopwell Colliery, 1788 - 1802, 1831

Loose papers

1. Notes re Chopwell and Garesfield Colliery workings, 30 July 1831

2. Abstract of Chopwell Colliery lease, 27 July 1831

3. Queries re Chopwell, no answers, n.d

Back of volume. Table showing the costs of working Chopwell Colliery, 1793 - 1805



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/1
Creation dates: 1799

Scope and Content
Measurement of the waggonway from King Pit to Stella Staith, 22 July 1799
List of farms comprising the Chopwell Estate belonging to the heir to Lord Cowper, giving field names and acreages, to be sold 30 Aug 1799



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/8
Creation dates: 1793

Scope and Content
Rental of Chopwell Township giving premises and tenants names



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/10
Creation dates: 1789 - 1803

Scope and Content
Account of coal lead from Chopwell



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/11
Creation dates: 1 March 1795

Scope and Content
Account of borings in the Main Pit



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/15
Creation dates: 1793

Scope and Content
Estimate of coal remaining in the Stone Coal and Five Quarter Coal workings at Chopwell



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/16
Creation dates: 1787 - 1788

Scope and Content
Account of borings in the Chopwell Estate



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/20
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Notes re the seams in Chopwell Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/22
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Notes re depths and strata in John, Main and King Pits



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/25
Creation dates: 1799

Scope and Content
Notes re workings in Taylor's Pit



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/26
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Account of strata in Taylor's Pit



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/29
Creation dates: July 1799

Scope and Content
Account of strata sunk through in Conclusion Pit



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/34
Creation dates: nd. and 1795

Scope and Content
Account of costs of boring in the Main Pit, [1795]
Section of strata in King Pit, nd.



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/35
Creation dates: nd. c.1788

Scope and Content
Lease from Earl Cowper and others to John Silvertop of Minsteracres of Chopwell Colliery, reciting terms of previous lease, 1770, for 21 years from 25 Dec 1788



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/65
Creation dates: 1799

Scope and Content
Proposal for a renewal of the lease, NRO 3410/Bud/35



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/68
Creation dates: June 1800

Scope and Content
Account of strata sunk through in North Pit, with costs



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/72
Creation dates: 1803

Scope and Content
Accounts of coal produced from Taylor Pit, 1799 - 1802, North Pit, 1801 - 1805 and Penny Hill



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/77
Creation dates: 24 Aug 1789

Scope and Content
Lease from the Bishop of Durham to John Silvertop over land at Ryton for 21 years



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/10/86
Creation dates: 1802

Scope and Content
Calculations re the wayleave rent




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1777 - 1799


Scope and Content

Volume containing minutes, proposals, estimate and other papers re the West Auckland to Elsdon Turnpike, 1791 - 1799, and other roads 1777 and n.d. 95pp and 4 loose sheets, listed as follows:

Papers relating to the building of a Turnpike Road from West Auckland to the Elsdon Turnpike at Elishaw via Corbridge (part of the present A.68)

Loose papers. Account of Mr Pearson for work done in presenting the Act of Parliament for the Corbridge Road, 1789 - 1791

Accounts for building work, 1796 - 1797 and n.d

Pages 78-120, 132-146, 148-156, 160-170, 172-218, 221-272 have been left blank



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11/3
Creation dates: 4 Dec 1791

Scope and Content
Substription list, giving names and amounts subscribed



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11/6
Creation dates: 19 Oct 1791

Scope and Content
Authorization to G. Pearson to prepare a bill for Parliament



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11/7
Creation dates: [1791]

Scope and Content
Petition to Parliament to present a bill for the above road



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11/9
Creation dates: [1791]

Scope and Content
Table of distances covered by the proposed road



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11/10
Creation dates: 23 May - 8 June 1791

Scope and Content
Estimate of costs for completing the above road



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11/24
Creation dates: [1791]

Scope and Content
Estimates, conditions and instructions for building bridges along the proposed route at Elishaw, West Woodburn, Dargues Burn, Cold Town Burn, Bridge Burn, Old Town Burn, Broomley Fell, Butsfield and Gerrard's Bridge



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11/35
Creation dates: Feb 1792

Scope and Content
Chronological table of events re the presentation of the petition to Parliament



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11/36
Creation dates: 14 May 1792 - 5 Sept 1799

Scope and Content
Minutes of meetings held to consider proposals, estimates and specifications for bridge and road building and details of route, toll-houses and inns



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11/121
Creation dates: 10 July 1792

Scope and Content
Tables showing duties payable on lands in County Durham crossed by the road, including names of landowners and proportions of composition money payable by the Highway Surveyors



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11/147
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1792

Scope and Content
Account of John Buddle's costs



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11/157
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Account of bridge costs



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11/159
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Account of charges for making conducts



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11/171
Creation dates: 4 July 1792 - 6 Aug 1793

Scope and Content
Account of road building costs



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11/219
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Memoranda re bargains made for road work



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11/273
Creation dates: 28 Aug 1777

Scope and Content
Proposal for construction of the Prudhoe to Riding Mill section of the Newcastle to Dilston Bar Turnpike, by Francis Robinson, With original loose sheet



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/11/274
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Account for paving on a road near Standish, Lancashire




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/12
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1775 - 1803


Scope and Content

Volume containing copy leases and detailed accounts of production at New Washington Colliery, 1775 - 1803. 275pp. and 3 loose papers, listed as follows

Loose papers

1. List of prices for materials at Wallsend, 1779 - 1784

2. Account of costs for a frame dam (unspecified colliery), n.d

3. Account of costs for materials (unspecified colliery), n.d



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/12/1
Creation dates: c1775

Scope and Content
Lease from Sir Gilfrid Lawson of Brayton, Cumberland, Rev James Musgrave and others to William Russell of Sunderland, coal fitter of New Washington Colliery, for 51 years from 21 Dec 1775



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/12/61
Creation dates: 1777

Scope and Content
Draft lease from Sir Gilfrid Lawson and Robert Shaftoe to Rev James Musgrave of a wayleave at Washington



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/12/75
Creation dates: 1786-1797

Scope and Content
Statement of the case of Shaftoe v Musgrave re wayleave rents, including wayleave rents payable 1786 - 1796, 24 June 1797



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/12/78-275
Creation dates: 31 March 1778 - 30 June 1803

Scope and Content
Detailed accounts for Washington New Colliery including accounts of coal produced and sold from the various seams, vends for the Tyne and Wear landsale and coal used in the engines, rentals and settlement of profits on the various proprietors




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1797 - 1810

Extent and Form: 249 pp 


Scope and Content

Volume containing reports and accounts of John Buddle, senior and junior, re the Lambton Collieries, 1797 - 1810. Index at back



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/1
Creation dates: 18 Aug 1800

Scope and Content
Notes re the appointment of John Buddle, senior as inspector of the Lambton Collieries, fixing of wages for waggonways and the supply of rye to miners



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/2
Creation dates: 22 Aug 1800

Scope and Content
Notes re Penshaw Colliery, including sections of seams and ventilation, by John Buddle junior



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/4
Creation dates: 27 Aug 1800

Scope and Content
Statistics re depths for Bolton and Watt's engine for drawing coal from Morton Waste



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/5
Creation dates: 3 Sept 1800

Scope and Content
Report re Bourn Moor Colliery, including section of seam and current workings



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/6
Creation dates: 1800

Scope and Content
Report re the current state of Beany Field Pit, including coal price, 10 Sept 1800
Diary of general colliery business, 16 Sept - 8 Oct 1800



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/7
Creation dates: 1800

Scope and Content
Report re the current state of Harraton Pit, 22 Oct 1800
Report re D Pit, including the poor state of the roof, 10 Dec 1800



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/8
Creation dates: 1 Jan - 31 Dec 1799

Scope and Content
Account of Featherstonhaugh and Co, undertakers with W.H.Lambton Esq



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/10
Creation dates: 1800

Scope and Content
Accounts of the consumption of oats by colliery horses and rye by the pitmen



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/12
Creation dates: 1800 - 1804

Scope and Content
Account of binding costs



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/13
Creation dates: 18 June 1792

Scope and Content
Statement of working costs for D Pit, Bourn Moor Colliery, Hutton Seam, Lambton Colliery and Harraton Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/19
Creation dates: Dec 1802

Scope and Content
Statement of the state of the engines



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/20
Creation dates: 22 Feb 1803

Scope and Content
Statement re the opening of a communication between Row Pit, Harraton and Lambton Engine



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/22
Creation dates: 1802

Scope and Content
Account of Featherstonhaugh and Co



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/26
Creation dates: 1798 - 1801

Scope and Content
Statement of costs for a watercourse drift at Penshaw



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/27
Creation dates: 1802

Scope and Content
Statement of charges for valuing stock at Lambton Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/28,30
Creation dates: 1798 - 1803

Scope and Content
Statement of costs for the Morton winning



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/29
Creation dates: 1802

Scope and Content
Statement of costs for Bolton and Watt's Engine at Morton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/31
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1783

Scope and Content
Abstract of a lease of Lumley Colliery from



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/32
Creation dates: 1802

Scope and Content
Account of costs for a pumping and winding engine at Row Pit, Harraton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/35
Creation dates: 1801 - 1802

Scope and Content
Account of costs for the erection of a crank machine for drawing coal at Houghton Gate



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/38
Creation dates: 1803

Scope and Content
Accounts of wages paid at Lambton Collieries including charges paid for keeping the Morton Engine



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/44
Creation dates: 1803

Scope and Content
Statement of charges for loading coal from various pits



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/45
Creation dates: 26 Dec - 26 Jan 1803

Scope and Content
Account of costs for working the Hutton Seam in E, William Henry, Penshaw Union, C, D and 6th Pits



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/56
Creation dates: 1803

Scope and Content
Valuation of materials, Christmas



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/59
Creation dates: 1802 - 1803

Scope and Content
Comparative statement of wages for hewing and narrow work



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/60
Creation dates: 1797 - 1799, 1803

Scope and Content
Statement of binding costs



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/61
Creation dates: 1 Jan 1803

Scope and Content
Valuation of stock on the entry of G. Fenwick as undertaker



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/76
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1801

Scope and Content
Estimate of working costs for the Lambton Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/81
Creation dates: 20 July 1804

Scope and Content
Report re Engine Pit, Pelton Fell Colliery including section of seam and current workings



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/82
Creation dates: 20 Aug 1804

Scope and Content
Report re Hendon Howle Pit, Pelton Fell including section of seam



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/83
Creation dates: Oct 1804

Scope and Content
Statement of binding costs



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/84
Creation dates: 1803 - 1805

Scope and Content
Note re wages for the Lambton and Harraton carriagemen, 10 Jan 1805, and for working Pelton Fell Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/85
Creation dates: 1805

Scope and Content
Statement of costs for running the Morton Engine



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/86
Creation dates: 1803

Scope and Content
Account of George Fenwick Esq with the trustees of W.H.Lambton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/88
Creation dates: 1804 - 1805

Scope and Content
Accounts of binding costs



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/90
Creation dates: 1800 - 1805

Scope and Content
Accounts for dead work, including sinkings, pitmen's houses, engine costs and repairs



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/93
Creation dates: 11 March 1805

Scope and Content
Opinion re the settlement of a charge for transporting coal from Twizell Colliery on the Flatts Waggonway, by R. Hopper Williamson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/96
Creation dates: 1804

Scope and Content
Account of costs for the Twizell Waggonway



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/97
Creation dates: 27 March 1805

Scope and Content
Proposal by Messrs Bailey and Reay for a water wheel at D Pit, Bourn Moor



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/98
Creation dates: 1804 - 1805

Scope and Content
Statement of numbers of employees and wage rates for the Lambton Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/103
Creation dates: 1805

Scope and Content
Statement of additional working costs for Lambton Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/106
Creation dates: 18 Oct 1803

Scope and Content
Statement of binding costs for Lambton Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/108
Creation dates: 1804

Scope and Content
Accounts for additional working costs for Flatts Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/110
Creation dates: Aug 1805
Physical characteristics: Printed

Scope and Content
Specifications for a steam drawing engine required at Penshaw Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/111
Creation dates: 5 Sept 1805 - 8 March 1806

Scope and Content
Proposals from Messrs Phineas Crowther, Bailey and Reay, J. Curr and Murray and Wood for the erection and maintenance of the above engine



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/117
Creation dates: 1805 - 1807

Scope and Content
Statements re the consumption of oats



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/118
Creation dates: 18 April 1806

Scope and Content
2nd proposal by Phineas Crowther for the erection of a coal drawing engine at the New Pit at Urpeth Intake



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/119
Creation dates: 1805

Scope and Content
Notes and accounts to explain the increase in working costs at Pelton Common Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/123
Creation dates: Aug 1806

Scope and Content
Estimate of coal remaining in the various Lambton Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/125
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1805 - 31 Dec 1806

Scope and Content
Account of workings and working costs at the Lambton Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/139
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1805 - 31 Dec 1806

Scope and Content
Account of coal lead from the Lambton Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/141
Creation dates: 1806

Scope and Content
Statement of undertakers working costs for Pelton Common Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/143
Creation dates: Jan - Dec 1806

Scope and Content
Account of the Trustees of W.H. Lambton with Martindale and Ramsay for Flatts Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/145
Creation dates: 1806-1807

Scope and Content
Statement of the undertakers working costs for Lambton Colliery for 1806, 24 March 1807



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/147
Creation dates: Jan - Dec 1806

Scope and Content
Account of Fenwick and Co with the trustees of W.H.Lambton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/149
Creation dates: 26 June 1807

Scope and Content
Proposal and schedule of materials by Phineas Crowther for building a pumping engine at Penshaw New Pit



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/151
Creation dates: 1806 - 1807

Scope and Content
Accounts of waggon mens costs at Lambton and Flatts Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/153
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1806 - 31 Dec 1807

Scope and Content
Account of workings and working costs at the Lambton Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/167
Creation dates: Sept 1807

Scope and Content
Estimates of working costs for the Lambton Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/173
Creation dates: Jan - Dec 1807

Scope and Content
Account of Fenwick and Co with the Trustees of W.H. Lambton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/175
Creation dates: 1807

Scope and Content
Estimates of working costs for Engine Pit in the Hutton Seam and George Pit in the Five Quarter Seam, Pelton Common Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/177
Creation dates: Jan - Dec 1807

Scope and Content
Account of the Trustees of W.H.Lambton with Martindale and Ramsey for Flatts Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/179
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1807 - 31 Dec 1808

Scope and Content
Account of workings and working costs at the Lambton Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/193
Creation dates: 15 March 1809

Scope and Content
Revised estimate of working costs for the Lambton Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/194
Creation dates: 21 March 1809

Scope and Content
Statement of working costs for Pelton Common Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/195
Creation dates: Jan - Dec 1808

Scope and Content
Account of Fenwick and Co with the Trustees of W.H. Lambton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/197
Creation dates: Jan - Dec 1808

Scope and Content
Account of the Trustees of W.H. Lambton with Martindale and Ramsey for Flatts Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/199
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1808 - 31 Dec 1809

Scope and Content
Account of workings and working costs at the Lambton Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/215
Creation dates: Jan - Dec 1809

Scope and Content
Account of the Trustees of W.H. Lambton with Martindale and Ramsey for Flatts Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/217
Creation dates: 1809

Scope and Content
Statement of working costs for Pelton Common Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/218
Creation dates: Jan - Dec 1809

Scope and Content
Account of Fenwick and Co with the Trustees of W.H. Lambton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/219
Creation dates: 1809

Scope and Content
Estimates of working costs for the Lambton Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/225
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1809 - 31 Dec 1810

Scope and Content
Account of workings and working costs at the Lambton Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/239
Creation dates: Jan - Dec 1810

Scope and Content
Account of Fenwick and Co with the Trustees of W.H. Lambton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/241
Creation dates: Jan - Dec 1810

Scope and Content
Account of the Trustees of W.H. Lambton with Martindale and Ramsey for Flatts Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/243
Creation dates: 1810

Scope and Content
Estimates of working costs for the Lambton Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/13/249
Creation dates: 1810

Scope and Content
Statement of working costs for Pelton Common Colliery




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1775 - 1808

Extent and Form: 460 pp 


Scope and Content

Volume containing reports, accounts and correspondence, 1775 - 1808 with copies of 17th century court cases

Pages 153-192 blank



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/1
Creation dates: c.1800 - 1805

Scope and Content
Reports re the following collieries including details of ownership, leases, rents and the river to which the coal is sent and some details of seams worked, previous and current workings and working costs -
Whitefield
Crawcrook
Shipdon or Blaydon Main
Pontop Pike
Garesfield
South Moor
Stanley
Tanfield Moor
Shield Row
Marley Hill
Byermoor
Team
Backworth
Derwent Crook or Brackenbeds
Eighton Moor
Springwell
Sheriff Hill
Gateshead Park
Lawson Main
Felling
Stella Grand Lease
Hebburn
Wylam
St Anthony's
Greenwich Moor or Throckley Fell
Cowpen
West Kenton
West Denton
Sugley
East Denton
Fawdon
Benwell
East Kenton
Coxlodge
Heaton
Spanish Closes
Walker
Lawson Main
Wallsend
Halfway House
Bigges Main
Willington
Murton
Shiremoor
Low Flatworth
Beamish South Moor
Kiphill
Shield Row
Twizel
Pelton Fell
Usworth
Harraton Outside
Washington Glebe
Harraton Peareth
Leefield
East Rainton
Elswick
Newbottle
Lumley Park
Penshaw
Lemmington
Benwell
Heworth
Killingworth Moor
Killingworth
Jarrow
Westoe
Urpeth
Ouston
Chirton
West Denton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/111
Creation dates: 1806

Scope and Content
Proposals to sell five eighths share of Heaton and the whole of Baker's Main Colliery, including valuation



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/115
Creation dates: 1804 - 1806

Scope and Content
Account of costs for borings at Heaton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/117
Creation dates: May 1805

Scope and Content
Report re the proceedings of a Parliamentary Committee on the Grand Junction Canal Coal Bill to enquire into the amount of coal brought into London via the Paddington Canal



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/146
Creation dates: 22 Nov 1775

Scope and Content
Abstract of a lease of Sheriff Hill Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/147
Creation dates: 1806

Scope and Content
Account of charges by Andrew Wake for borings at Saltwellside



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/148
Creation dates: 1806 - 1807

Scope and Content
Table showing the lowest tenders for supplying coal to various counties in England and Scotland



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/149
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Notes re paving experiment, measures at Whitefield Colliery, acreage of Newcastle Town Moor, composition of French Gunpowder, comparison of ancient and modern coal measures



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/150
Creation dates: Dec 1808

Scope and Content
Account of costs for sinking Howden Pit, Percy Main Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/151
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Table showing coal requirements for naval depots at Deptford, Woolwich, Chatham, Sheerness, Portsmouth and Plymouth



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/152
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Dimensions of waggonways and results of Mr W. Chapman's experiments with waggons



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/193
Creation dates: 1806

Scope and Content
Account of charges for borings made in the Stella Estate, by Thomas Rawling



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/194
Creation dates: nd. and 1538-1655

Scope and Content
Table giving prices of coal charged in 1538, 1582, 1590, 1648 and 1655, nd



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/196
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Note re coal measures at Whitehaven Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/197
Creation dates: Oct 1804 - Oct 1805

Scope and Content
Table showing the number of hewers employed in Tyne and Blyth Collieries, giving colliery, numbers bound more or less than regulation, unbound or left the collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/199
Creation dates: 1805

Scope and Content
Table showing the number of hewers employed in the Wear Collieries giving details as above and movements from other collieries and between Tyne and Wear



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/200
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1804

Scope and Content
Vend for the Rivers Tyne, Blyth and Hartley



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/202
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Account of tubbing for C Pit shaft, Hebburn Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/203
Creation dates: 5 Aug 1805

Scope and Content
Abstract of a lease of Kibblesworth Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/205
Creation dates: 1661 - 1806

Scope and Content
Table giving vends from Newcastle and imports into London in Newcastle and London chaldrons



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/208
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Various calculations re fittage at Sunderland, coal measures and brick making, leading times and Scottish acreages



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/210
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Valuation of Saltwellside Colliery by Sober Watkin and estimate by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/211
Creation dates: Oct 1803

Scope and Content
Comparative statement of coal prices to ship owners on the Tyne and Wear



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/212
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Statement of pits working c.1700 and their produce



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/213
Creation dates: 1749 - 1758

Scope and Content
Summary of proceedings in a case at Durham Assizes of Lessees of the Bishop of Durham v William Beldsyse and George Humble re Birtley Common Colliery, case covering



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/241
Creation dates: 24 May 1799

Scope and Content
Letter from Christopher Bedlington to Mr Russel re coal reserves in Fawdon and Brunton Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/242
Creation dates: 17 April 1799

Scope and Content
Terms proposed by W. Thomas for Mr & Mrs Montague for a lease of a wayleave from Fawdon Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/243
Creation dates: 1779

Scope and Content
Report re Fawdon and Brunton Collieries including proposed terms for a lease, by William Brown



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/246
Creation dates: 1799

Scope and Content
Arbitration and award of compensation to Sir Hedworth Williamson and Mr Lambton, owners of the Sunderland Pan Boat, as a result of the building of the Wearmouth Bridge



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/249
Creation dates: 1799, 1803

Scope and Content
Abstracts of leases of Cowpen Colliery from Mrs Wanley Bowes and Rev Robert Croft



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/251
Creation dates: 1738 - 1739

Scope and Content
Proceedings of a Committee of Parliament to enquire into monopoly practices in the coal trade as a result of petitions from the inhabitants of London



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/401
Creation dates: 1792-1802

Scope and Content
Queries by Mr Atkinson re Heaton and Spanish Closes including available coal including coal in the pillars and walls, effects of a creep, working methods, working of outstrokes and valuation of one sixth share, with accounts of coal produced, 1792 - 1802, by John Bedlington, George Dormand and William Casson, 30 March 1802



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/413
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Proceedings of a committee of Parliament to consider a decision by the Committee for Compounding re the ownership of Harraton Outside Colliery and a judgement against Josiah Primate and Col John Lilburn, 1649, copied from a book entitled Lieut. Colnel J. Lilburn, Tryed and Cast etc.... published 1653, copy



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/420
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Table giving weights of pit ropes and coal used by drawing machines



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/422
Creation dates: 1802

Scope and Content
Account of charges by Thomas Rawlings for borings at Ponteland for George Silvertop



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/423
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Notes re Barnstone Estate



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/424
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Section of seams at Cowpen Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/425
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Table showing the number of bolls comprising a ten at various collieries on the Tyne and Wear



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/426,428
Creation dates: 1351-1802

Scope and Content
Note re the history of Elswick Colliery, 1351 and 1538, valuation and coal remaining, 1802



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/427
Creation dates: 1802

Scope and Content
Account of charges by Thomas Rawling for borings at Old Durham



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/429
Creation dates: 27 Sept 1794

Scope and Content
Abstract of a lease of Elvet and Crossgate Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/430
Creation dates: 1798 - 1799

Scope and Content
Account of tentale rent from Denton Colliery for the executors of William Archdeacon, Incomplete



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/431
Creation dates: 1632-1800

Scope and Content
Abstract of a grant from Charles I to John Chamberlin of lands at Fieldhouses, Gateshead, reserving mineral rights, 21 May 1632, with memoranda, May 1800



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/433
Creation dates: 13 Dec 1798

Scope and Content
Report re Nettlesworth Colliery including remaining coal and the possible situation of a new waggonway



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/435
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Estimate of working costs for coal from the Winlaton Lordship



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/437
Creation dates: 2 Nov 1798

Scope and Content
Agreement between Edward Townley Standish and John Silvertop re the erection of mills on Blaydon Burn



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/439
Creation dates: 1797

Scope and Content
Account of levellings in Winlaton Lordship



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/440
Creation dates: 1797

Scope and Content
Account of levellings and estimate of costs for a waggonway from the new winning at Garesfield to Miss Simpson's waggonway



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/442
Creation dates: 1798

Scope and Content
Estimate of costs for making an ongate from Miss Simpson's waggonway to Blaydon Main Staith



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/444
Creation dates: 11 Sept 1798

Scope and Content
Valuation of land at Hutton Henry, parish of Monk Hesildon, including plan, no scale, with reference giving field names and acreages, by Arthur Mawbray



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/446
Creation dates: 1766

Scope and Content
Section of seam at Mickley Moor



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/447
Creation dates: 1785

Scope and Content
Report re seams and available coal at Pelton Common Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/448
Creation dates: 1771

Scope and Content
Notes re the lease of Whitehall Common



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/449
Creation dates: 1768

Scope and Content
Report and estimate re the possible new winning at Beamish South Moor, by William Brown



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/450
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Sections of seams and report re current workings at Birtley North Side Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/451
Creation dates: 21 June 1753

Scope and Content
Notes re the Bensham Seam, including available coal and detailed reports of old miners re workings



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/454
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Section of the Busty Bank Seam at Gibside Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/455
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Abstract of a lease of Fawdon's Field Colliery, lease dated 1694, abstract



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/456
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Proceedings of a case of Henry Liddell and others v William Riddell and Mark Milbanks re Saltwellside Colliery, 1 Feb 1683, copy



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/458
Creation dates: 1721-1766

Scope and Content
Abstract of the will of John Ord 1721
Note re North Birtley Pits 1766



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/459
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Section of the Brockwell Seam on Barlow Fell nd
Section of the three quarters coal at Winlaton nd



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/14/460
Creation dates: 1765

Scope and Content
Account of working costs for Bushblades Colliery




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1800 - 1808

Extent and Form: 349 pp 


Scope and Content

Volume containing copy letters of John Buddle, junior, 17 Feb 1802 - 7 Feb 1808 and colliery journal 1 Aug 1800 - 6 May 1801

Copy letters of John Buddle, junior, at Wallsend. The letters are signed John Buddle junior or J.B.J. until the death of his father, Aug 1806, thereafter John Buddle or J.B

Pages 112-131 missing

In back. Daily Journal of John Buddle re colliery business at Wallsend and elsewhere, 1 Aug 1800 - 6 May 1801. 68pp.



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/1
Creation dates: 17 Feb 1802

Scope and Content
To Charles Smith, Gwernllwynwith, Swansea, re a dispute between Messrs Lockwood and the Neath Abbey Iron Co re faults in iron castings



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/4
Creation dates: 28 May 1802

Scope and Content
To William Wilkinson, South Place, Boston, Lincs re purchase of hay



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/5
Creation dates: 1802

Scope and Content
To William Marley, Hunslet, Leeds, re supply of wire fence 28 May 1802
To William Wilkinson, Boston, re purchase of hay 19 June 1802



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/6
Creation dates: 15 Sept 1802

Scope and Content
To John Curr, Osborne's Hotel, Strand, London, re arrival of Mr Wade's engine, flat and round ropes at Cowpen and Hebburn, amount of railroad disposed of and carriage charges



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/8
Creation dates: 28 Sept 1802

Scope and Content
To John Curr, Dudley, Staffordshire, re charges for ropes and the substitution of flat ropes for round



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/10
Creation dates: 13 Oct 1802

Scope and Content
To Messrs Boulton and Watt, Birmingham re a tender for the supply of a drawing engine to Percy Main



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/11
Creation dates: 11 May 1803

Scope and Content
To Mr Russell, M.P., Berkley Sq, London re keeping up the supply of coal from Washington during the sinking of a new pit, problems caused by the impressing of keelmen by the navy and vend for Wallsend



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/14
Creation dates: 18 May 1803

Scope and Content
To Mr Russell, M.P., Berkley Sq, London, re impressing of keelmen



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/17
Creation dates: 24 May 1803

Scope and Content
To John Carr, junior, Sheffield, re specifications of the Percy Main Engine



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/20
Creation dates: 10 June 1803

Scope and Content
To A. Mawbray, Durham re sale of shares in Cowpen



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/21
Creation dates: 12 June 1803

Scope and Content
To John Carr, junior, Sheffield, re castings at Wallsend, Percy Main engine and flat ropes



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/23
Creation dates: 22 June 1803

Scope and Content
To A. Mawbray, Durham, re Cowpen shares



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/24
Creation dates: 1803

Scope and Content
To Mr Stobbart, Lumley Park, re sale of Black Boy Colliery, 26 June 1803
To William Emm, Auckland Castle, re sale of Black Boy Colliery, 26 June 1803



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/25
Creation dates: 29 June 1803

Scope and Content
To Thos Wade, Osbourne Hotel, London re problems with water [Wallsend] and water in a drill hole at Crawcrook



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/26
Creation dates: 17 July 1803

Scope and Content
To John Curr, junior, Sheffield re Percy Main Engine



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/26-81
Creation dates: 6 Nov 1803 - 12 Oct 1804
Extent and Form: 34 letters 

Scope and Content
(Except where otherwise specified)
To Messrs W. Ketland Osbourne, Harrison, Grice and Morris, Underhill and Dutton, at Birmingham. C. Bragge, Col Blackeney and Brig Gen Kerr re the supply of rifles and equipment for the Wallsend Volunteer Rifle Corps



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/27
Creation dates: 4 Dec 1803

Scope and Content
To A. Morpeth, Durham re quarry wall



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/42
Creation dates: 26 Dec 1803

Scope and Content
To William Emm, Auckland, re a legal case re Coundon coal and Black Boy Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/47
Creation dates: 27 Jan 1804

Scope and Content
To John Curr, Junior, Sheffield re 8" pipe for Wallsend Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/48
Creation dates: 27 Jan 1804

Scope and Content
To Horace St Paul, Ewart House, Belford, re leases (unspecified)



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/49
Creation dates: 3 Feb 1804

Scope and Content
To Edward Inge, Esq, Coventry re Wyken Colliery shares



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/62
Creation dates: 12 Feb 1804

Scope and Content
To John Curr, junior, Sheffield, re Wyken Colliery shares



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/64
Creation dates: 17 Feb 1804

Scope and Content
To Edward Inge, Coventry, re Wyken Colliery shares



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/67
Creation dates: 7 March 1804

Scope and Content
To John Curr, junior, Sheffield, re a tender for a winding engine at Durham and Mr Peareth's engine



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/68
Creation dates: 7 March 1804

Scope and Content
To J. Robinson, Belford, and Robert Thorp, Alnwick, re meeting at Belford



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/70
Creation dates: 27 Mar 1804

Scope and Content
To John Curr, Sheffield, re Wyken Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/72
Creation dates: 4 April 1804

Scope and Content
To Messrs Salvin, Durham, re pit ropes



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/74
Creation dates: 11 April 1804

Scope and Content
To John Curr, Coventry, re Wyken Colliery and Mr Wade's account



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/77
Creation dates: 2 and 11 Aug 1804
Extent and Form: 2 letters 

Scope and Content
To George Waldie, Ferneyhill, Kelso, re shares in Sheriff Hill, Percy Main workings, and fixing coal prices



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/80
Creation dates: 13 Aug 1804

Scope and Content
To John Bowlby, Durham re working of Howden Pans by outstroke



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/82
Creation dates: 1804

Scope and Content
To G. Wynn, Lincoln's Inn re inclusion of Limestone quarries in the colliery lease, Newbrough Park, 28 Oct 1804
To J. Curr, Sheffield re Wyken Colliery, 4 Nov 1804



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/85
Creation dates: 22 Nov 1804

Scope and Content
To Nathaniel Ogle, Newcastle re Fowler's Close Farm



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/86
Creation dates: 26 Feb 1805

Scope and Content
To Jane Elliott, Edinburgh, re account for work at Newton Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/87
Creation dates: 26 Feb 1805

Scope and Content
To James Luckie, Edinburgh re estimate for a waggonway at Newton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/89
Creation dates: 25 March 1805

Scope and Content
To W. Welasyse, Knaresborough re borings at Coxwold



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/90
Creation dates: 25 March 1805

Scope and Content
To James Elliott, Edinburgh, re watercourses on Mr Wauchop's estate



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/93
Creation dates: 21 April 1805

Scope and Content
To Richard Wilson, Lincoln's Inn, re building sites in South Shields



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/94
Creation dates: 29 Aug 1805

Scope and Content
To Thomas Pix, Lamberhurst, Kent re supply of rods and pit props



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/96
Creation dates: 10 May 1805

Scope and Content
To Thomas Bowes, Darlington re Benwell Park wayleave



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/97
Creation dates: 6 June 1805

Scope and Content
To William Burrell, Broompark, Alnwick, re Doddington Colliery, including estimate for a new winning. Copy letter loose



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/98
Creation dates: 4 Sept 1805

Scope and Content
To William Peareth, Buxton, re Urpeth Colliery new sinking



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/99
Creation dates: 26 Sept 1805

Scope and Content
To J. Urwick, London re Mr Laybourne's order for claret sent to Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/100
Creation dates: 12 Jan 1806

Scope and Content
To Col Wauchop, re Newton Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/101
Creation dates: 12 Jan 1806

Scope and Content
To Mr Leitch, Engineer, Mussellborough, re failure of the air pump at Newton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/103
Creation dates: 26 Jan 1806

Scope and Content
To William Surtees, Bath, re sale of shares in Harton Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/107
Creation dates: 26 Jan 1806

Scope and Content
To Col Wauchop, Edinburgh, re lease of Newton Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/132
Creation dates: 17 Feb 1806

Scope and Content
To Thomas Ismay, Newcastle re Elswick Pit and Killingworth coal



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/134
Creation dates: 27 Feb 1806

Scope and Content
To John Curr, re flat ropes at Washington, Lambton and Penshaw



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/138
Creation dates: 3 March 1806

Scope and Content
To Cornelius Elliott, Edinburgh, re Newton Colliery lease



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/139
Creation dates: 22 March 1806

Scope and Content
To George Burrell, Alnwick re interest on a loan from the Tyne Bank



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/140
Creation dates: 13 April 1806

Scope and Content
To Thomas Ismay, Newcastle re Elswick Colliery workings



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/143
Creation dates: 9 and 20 May 1806
Extent and Form: 2 letters 

Scope and Content
To H. Salvin, re Elvet Colliery workings



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/145
Creation dates: 27 May 1806

Scope and Content
To Nicholson Esq re letting a quay at South Shields to Mr Temple, including plan of the quay



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/146
Creation dates: 9 June 1806

Scope and Content
To John Erskin, re supply of Wallsend coal



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/148
Creation dates: 22 June 1806

Scope and Content
To Jos Devy, Coal Exchange, London, re his appointment as London agent for Hebburn coal and decline of coal prices on the London Market



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/150
Creation dates: 1806

Scope and Content
To C. Duncombe, M.P. re a meeting, 1 July 1806
To William Row, St Peters, re Heaton Colliery, 13 July 1806



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/151
Creation dates: 17 Aug 1806

Scope and Content
To George Waldie, Kelso, re the closure of Percy Main because of a creep and transfer of employees to Flatworth



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/154
Creation dates: 26 Oct 1806

Scope and Content
To George Silvertop, re death of his father and application for his post



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/155
Creation dates: 10 Nov 1806

Scope and Content
To Thomas Ismay, Newcastle, re water at Elswick



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/157
Creation dates: 14 Nov 1806

Scope and Content
To R. Lambert, Newcastle, re Killingworth Colliery outstroke rent



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/158
Creation dates: 23 Nov 1806

Scope and Content
To Alex Laing, Edinburgh, re the death of his father and supply of barrow way plates



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/159
Creation dates: 7 Dec 1806

Scope and Content
To Jos Devy, Coal Exchange, London appointing him agent for Walker coal



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/160
Creation dates: 1806
Extent and Form: 3 letters 

Scope and Content
To George Ainsley, Standish, re Mr Standish's colliery business and proposed lease of coal under Mr Standish's estate at Stella, 12 Nov, 7 Dec 1806, copy to Mr Silvertop, 10 Dec 1806



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/164
Creation dates: 7 Dec 1806

Scope and Content
To H. Scott, Mertoun, re the appointment of a foreman at his brick and tile works



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/166
Creation dates: 18 Dec 1806

Scope and Content
To George Silvertop, Minsteracres, re the lease of Mr Standish's coal at Stella



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/167
Creation dates: 21 Dec 1806

Scope and Content
To Jos Devey, Coal Exchange, London re the Walker and Hebburn agencies



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/168
Creation dates: 22 Dec 1806

Scope and Content
To Mr Ainsley, Standish, re the Stella lease



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/170
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1806

Scope and Content
To George Silvertop, Minsteracres, re the Stella lease and accounts



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/171
Creation dates: 2 Jan 1807

Scope and Content
To William Russell re the sale of Mr Row's shares in Heaton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/173
Creation dates: 4 Jan 1807

Scope and Content
To Thomas Ismay, Newcastle, re reasons for the unprofitability of Elswick Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/175
Creation dates: 10 Jan 1807

Scope and Content
To Mr Ainsley, Standish, re the Stella lease



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/176
Creation dates: 13 Jan 1807

Scope and Content
To William Row, St Peter's, re Heaton Colliery profits



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/177
Creation dates: 14 Jan 1807

Scope and Content
To Jos Devey, Coal Exchange, London, re the quality of Walker coal



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/179
Creation dates: 14, 16, 19 Jan 1807
Extent and Form: 3 letters 

Scope and Content
To M. Russell, M.P. Brancepeth Castle and Thomas Nicholson's Wearmouth re Heaton Colliery reserves and sale of shares and production at Wallsend



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/185
Creation dates: 22 Jan 1807

Scope and Content
To William Surtees, Bath, re Benwell profits and scale of charges for colliery business



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/188
Creation dates: 22 Jan 1807

Scope and Content
To John Thompson, Newcastle, re accounts for Lumley Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/189
Creation dates: 25 Jan 1807

Scope and Content
To William Russell, Brancepeth Castle, re Heaton Colliery shares, refusal to take on any more outside work and Wallsend vend



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/191
Creation dates: 25 Jan 1807

Scope and Content
To Mr Ainsley, Standish, re the Stella lease



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/192
Creation dates: 25 Jan 1807

Scope and Content
To Jos Devey, Coal Exchange, London, re the quality of South Hebburn coal



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/193
Creation dates: 11 Feb 1807

Scope and Content
To William Surtees, Bath, re the Burraton Estate



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/196
Creation dates: 22 Feb 1807

Scope and Content
To William and David Smith, Commissioners to the Duke of Northumberland, re Shilbottle Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/198
Creation dates: 25 Feb 1807

Scope and Content
To William Russell, re business at Wallsend and clothing allowance for the Corps



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/201
Creation dates: 3 March 1807

Scope and Content
To Messrs Lambton & Co, Bankers, Newcastle answering queries re wooden railways in the Newcastle area, including section of rails



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/204
Creation dates: 19 March 1807

Scope and Content
To John Piele, Whitehaven, with queries re the new engine at Whitehaven, cast iron railways, colliery bindings, continental trade and the capital costs of setting up a mill



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/207
Creation dates: 22 March 1807

Scope and Content
To M. Russell, 15 Bruton Street, London, re progress at Wallsend, problems with measures causing delays in loading ships, report by Mr Stobbart to the Dean and Chapter of Durham and statement of Mr Nelson's debts



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/210
Creation dates: 19 April 1807

Scope and Content
To Jos Devey, Coal Exchange, London, re Wortley Main coal from Elswick



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/211
Creation dates: 22 April, 3 May 1807
Extent and Form: 2 letters 

Scope and Content
To William Russell, Bath, re a meeting of the Coal Trade re increased prices, reduction of quantities and the Paddington Canal Bill and progress at Wallsend



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/217
Creation dates: 5 May 1807

Scope and Content
To Jos Devey, Coal Exchange, London, re the effects of the Paddington Canal Bill on the Newcastle trade



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/218
Creation dates: 17 May 1807

Scope and Content
To the Duke of Northumberland, receipt of 50 in payment for services



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/219
Creation dates: 30 May 1807

Scope and Content
To H.V. Reay, Admiral Rhoddam's, Belford, re progress at Jane Pit, vend from South Hebburn and Walker and a proposed meeting re frieghting and price reduction



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/220
Creation dates: 7 June 1807

Scope and Content
To Ben Bovill, London, re Nelson's accounts and collection of sacks



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/221
Creation dates: 10 June 1807

Scope and Content
To William Peareth, Usworth, reporting on Urpeth C Pit



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/223
Creation dates: 28 July 1807

Scope and Content
To Mr Ismay, re Elswick coal



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/224
Creation dates: 23 Aug 1807

Scope and Content
To Mr Curr, re plates for Elswick Colliery, ropes for Kenton Colliery and the rope trade



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/225
Creation dates: 25 Aug 1807

Scope and Content
To Jasper Gibson, Hexham, re rents for working Coxlodge by outstroke from Kenton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/226
Creation dates: 12, 15, 19 Sept 1807
Extent and Form: 3 letters 

Scope and Content
To Matthew Russell, M.P., Edinburgh, re Felling barrier, problems at Byker Hill and the payment of a fine to the Dean and Chapter of Durham for the glebe coal [Wallsend]



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/233
Creation dates: 21 Sept 1807

Scope and Content
To William Row, requesting settlement of accounts



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/234
Creation dates: 30 Oct 1807

Scope and Content
To Mr Ismay, Newcastle, re winding crane at Elswick including estimate



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/236
Creation dates: 17 Nov 1807

Scope and Content
To George Dodds, Boulby, Whitby, re George Baker's accounts



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/237-281
Creation dates: 12 Dec 1807 - 7 Feb 1808
Extent and Form: 14 letters 

Scope and Content
(Except where specified below)
To Matthew Russell, M.P. at Bath and London, re problems with the Dean and Chapter of Durham re proposals to work Mr Blackett's glebe coal, meetings of the Coal Trade re vend regulations, Felling barrier and Brandling Main Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/242
Creation dates: Dec 1807

Scope and Content
To an unstated correspondent, re valuation of the Stella Grand Lease coal



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/249
Creation dates: 28 Dec 1807

Scope and Content
To J. Lawson Esq, Longhurst, re lease of Holystone farm



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/270
Creation dates: 24 Jan 1808

Scope and Content
To George Silvertop, Minsteracres, re Mr Gray's share of the Stella Grand Lease coal



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/271
Creation dates: 25 Jan 1808

Scope and Content
To R.W. Grey, Manchester Square, London, re Stella Grand Lease coal



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/15/273
Creation dates: 25 Jan 1808

Scope and Content
To William Russell Esq, Bath, re Blackett's glebe coal




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1789 - 1805

Extent and Form: 22 pp 


Scope and Content

Volume containing proposals and charges for colliery work, 1789 - 1805

Proposals, conditions and statements of costs for the following colliery work -



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/1
Creation dates: Dec 1802

Scope and Content
Walling at the new pit at Wharton Main, by John Ranson and Ralph Day



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/2
Creation dates: 1800-1803

Scope and Content
Making kerbs at Wharton Main, nd
Mason's work for pitmen's houses, 1800, 1803



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/3
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Building an arch for the waggonway at Handon Howl by Pickering and Richard Watson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/4
Creation dates: 1804 - 1805

Scope and Content
Sinking John Surtees well at Carville, n.d
Kerb wood for Rainton Colliery, Dec 1804
Boring, 1804
Cost of a 19 boll waggon, 1805



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/5
Creation dates: 5 April 1804

Scope and Content
Building an engine house for the drawing engine at Penshaw Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/6
Creation dates: 1796 and 1805

Scope and Content
Building brick houses, and carpentry work at Elswick



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/7
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Building a pumping engine at Elswick, by Fenton and Murray



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/9
Creation dates: 1804

Scope and Content
Various works at Wallsend by William Reay, Mr Hudson and Co and Mr Watson, plumber



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/10
Creation dates: 1800

Scope and Content
Building an engine house for Bolton and Watt's engine at Morton Colliery, by Thos Chaner



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/11
Creation dates: 1789 - 1790

Scope and Content
Supply of nails by Mr Gray, 1805 and wrightwork by John Robinson, 1805 at Wallsend and work at Stella and Whitefield staiths



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/12
Creation dates: 1805

Scope and Content
Building 2 pitmen's houses at Lambton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/13
Creation dates: 18 Oct 1804

Scope and Content
Various works at West Denton Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/14
Creation dates: 1805

Scope and Content
Mason work at Sheriff Hill Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/15
Creation dates: 1805

Scope and Content
Corving and props at Lanchester Common, New Washington, Wallsend and Whitefield



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/16
Creation dates: 1805

Scope and Content
Costs of sundries at Wallsend, 1804 and brick making costs



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/17
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Calculations re brick making, Scottish land measures and London coal measures



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/18
Creation dates: 1804, 1805

Scope and Content
Various works at Wallsend



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/20
Creation dates: 1804, 1805

Scope and Content
Costs of sundries at Lambton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/16/22
Creation dates: 1806

Scope and Content
Supplying nails to Wallsend




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/17
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1810 - 1812

Extent and Form: 42 pp 


Scope and Content

Volume containing accounts for working the Lambton Collieries, 1810 - 1812, continued from Vol. 13



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/17/1
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1810 - 31 Dec 1811

Scope and Content
Account of workings and working costs at the Lambton Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/17/16
Creation dates: Jan - Dec 1811

Scope and Content
Account of Fenwick and Co with the Trustees of William Henry Lambton



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/17/18
Creation dates: Jan - Dec 1811

Scope and Content
Account of the Trustees of William Henry Lambton with J. Martindale & Co for working Flatts Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/17/20
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1811

Scope and Content
Estimate of production and waggonway costs for Lambton, Harraton, Bourn Moor, Lumley and Penshaw Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/17/26
Creation dates: 1811

Scope and Content
Account of costs for Lambton Collieries continued from Vol 13



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/17/28
Creation dates: 31 Dec 1811 - 31 Dec 1812

Scope and Content
Account of workings and working costs at the Lambton Collieries




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/18
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1792 - 1805

Extent and Form: 266pp, numbered in 2 sections 1 - 126 and 1 - 139 and 6 loose papers 


Scope and Content

Several series of pages are blank

Volume containing accounts, proposals and memoranda re Wallsend, 1792 - 1805, and Washington, 1791 - 1804

Loose papers listed as follows

1. Notes re the use of Boulton and Watt's Engine at Wallsend, 1795

2. Sections of strata at Penshaw, Herrington Mill and Rainton Collieries, n.d

Loose page. List of ? proprietors at Wallsend giving rental and assessments for baggage and bridge (purpose not specified), n.d

At end of section 1

At back of volume

Loose papers. Section of unspecified seam, n.d

At back of volume, Index to pp. 1-16 in Section 2




Section 1. Papers re Wallsend Colliery, leased by the Dean and Chapter to William Russell Esq -


Scope and Content
Memoranda re A or 1st Engine Pit including timbering and walling to shafts and building an air tube, with estimate of costs, 24 Dec 1792.
Memoranda re B Pit engine including wages and coal consumption, c.1793.
Memoranda re wage rates, c.1798.
Memoranda re C or Wallsend Pit, including dimensions of pit and engines, wages and rope replacement, 1792 - 1794.
Memoranda re D or West Pit, including wages, dimensions of the engine and horse-keeping costs, 1792 - 1798.
Memoranda re sinking costs for E Pit, 19 April 1792.
Statements of wages paid to under viewers, blacksmiths, horse keepers, masons, pitmen and surgeon and costs of sawing, ropes, corving, brickmaking and staith and waggonway charges, 1792 - 1798.
Memoranda re bargains made for various work, 1792.
Account of sinking costs for F Pit, nd.
Pitmen's bond made between William Russell and his employees for work at Wallsend, No names of employees given, 12 Oct 1791.
Proposal by John Buddle for William Russell to Samual Barras for the Dean and Chapter to lay a new waggonway, 20 Oct 1792.
Account of a boring made north of A Pit, 1779.
Note re repairs to the B Pit Engine, 1794.
Agreement by John Ward to maintain the waggons and waggonways, 1789.
Account of strata sunk through in F Pit, Jan 1793.
Notes re the method of bringing up 11 ft of the brick arch for securing the water level drift and estimate of costs, 31 Dec 1792.
Conditions for the walling of F Pit with stone and estimate of costs, 1793
Estimates for tubbing at F Pit, 1798.
Boring account for D Pit, 24 Oct 1785.
Memoranda re materials for B Pit engine, 1794.
Memoranda re driving from a sump in C Pit, 1797.
List of cast iron materials bought for F Pit, 1794.
Details and costs of screen rails and wheels bought, 1794.
Estimate of remaining coal, by John Buddle, 31 Dec 1795.
Statement of costs for building staiths
1796 and 1804.
Statements of working costs, 1796.
Queries re working methods with recommendations by Samuel Barrass, Thomas Barnes and Thomas Fenwick, 31 Oct, 1 Nov 1796.
Account of the costs for keeping Boulton and Watt's drawing engine at C Pit, 1804.
Statement of wage rates with estimate of overman's weekly wage, 1797.
Statement of specifications and costs for ropes, 1796 - 1798.
Account of borings and sinkings at G Pit, nd.
Accounts of coal produced, stocks and vend, 1798 - 1800.
Comparison of the wear on ropes,1800 and 1801.
Lease from the Dean and Chapter of Durham to William Russell of Wallsend Colliery for 20 years from 20 Nov 1799.
Bond given by William Russell to the Dean and Chapter to indemnify them against any claim which may be made by the curates of Wallsend for working the coal under the glebe, 20 Nov 1799.
Statement of wages paid for hewing, consumption of oil and tallow, rope costs, 1804.
Statement of coal produced, sold, stocks and vend, 1804.
Statement of binding charges, 1804 and 1805.
Statement of rope costs, consumption of oil, tallow and leather, 1805.
Statement of coal produced, sold, stocks and vend, 1805
Comparitive costs of keeping the waggonway, 1797 and 1805
Statement of wages and memoranda re the capacity of 3 types of engines used, 1806.
Pages blank.
Section of a waggonway bridge across Wallsend Burn, with estimate of building costs, nd.
List of contents of pp.1 - 4 above, with loose copy.




Section 2. Papers re Washington New Colliery -


Scope and Content
List of wayleave rents payable, nd
Pitmen's bond made between William Russell and his employees for work at New Washington, 18 Oct 1791. No names of employees given.
Undertakers proposals, 1794 - 1797.
Memoranda and working costs re A or Engine Pit, 1795 - 1797.
Undertakers proposals, 1797 - 1804.
Memoranda re B Pit, 1792.
Sections of seams in B Pit, nd. and 1805 - 1806.
Pages blank.
Memoranda re D Pit, including costs for a new sinking, 1794 and consumption of Crawthers coal-drawing machine, 1806
Pages blank
Memoranda re E Pit, including working and sinking costs and sections of seams, 1792 and nd.
Pages blank.
Estimate of wrightwork costs for a winding engine at E Pit, nd.
Sections of seams at F Pit, 1795 and nd.
Pages blank.
Memoranda re G Pit including conditions for sinking and specifications and proposals for building an engine, 1796.
Pages blank.
Proposals for sinking H Pit,nd.
Pages blank
Waggon men's bond made between William Russell and his waggon men for work at Washington, 1 Jan 1793.
Calculations re the determination of waggon-mens wages, 27 Dec 1793.
Agreement by John Ward for the maintenance of the waggonway, with estimate of costs, 29 Jan 1793.
Memoranda re wages, staith and waggon maintenance C.1801 and dimensions of a chaldron waggon, 1793.
Memoranda re bindings, 1792, 1795 - 1796.
Conditions for letting the corving, 29 April 1795.
Estimate for letting the maintenance of the waggons and waggonway, 1797.
Statement of binding costs, giving details of rates paid in each seam, 1800 - 1801.
Undertakers proposals, 1800.
As /101, 1804 - 1805
Statement of masons and carpenters costs for building pitmen's houses and proposal by John Daker for building a staith house, nd.
Memoranda, conditions and proposals for making a staith opposite Cox Green, with section of the frame for the staith dyke and estimate of costs, 1794.
Pages blank.
Section of strata in G Pit, nd.
Rental of Washington Township giving tenants, premises, rents and proprietors,1795.




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1820 - 1829

Extent and Form: 457 pp 


Scope and Content

Volume containing reports and correspondence of John Buddle and others, 1820 - 1839



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/1
Creation dates: 29 June 1820 - 12 Aug 1821

Scope and Content
Reports for Mrs Bates re Holywell Colliery including available coal, current workings and calculations to determine the rent and 2 letters to Mrs Bates from John Buddle re possible rents



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/9
Creation dates: 4 July 1820

Scope and Content
Observations re improved working methods at Newton-on-the-Moor Colliery, including plan of the workings, no scale



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/13
Creation dates: 15 - 25 Aug 1820

Scope and Content
Correspondence of John Watson, viewer to the Corporation of Newcastle and report by James Jopling, E. Steel, George Hill, George Johnson and John Buddle re an application by the lessees of Walker for a reduction of the barriers between Walker and Bigges Main, Wallsend, Heaton and Old Byker



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/17
Creation dates: 14 Aug - 12 Sept 1820

Scope and Content
Valuation of Wallsend Colliery stock, including Barnes' lease and Mr Green's coal, by John Buddle and John Watson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/26
Creation dates: 9 - 21 July 1821

Scope and Content
Measurement of coal remaining and observations re pumping and drawing engines at the new winning at Walbottle Colliery with letter from John Buddle re the new winning



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/32
Creation dates: 27 May 1822 - 1 Jan 1823

Scope and Content
Measurement of coal remaining, letter from John Buddle to William Donkin re the renewal of the lease and valuation of the lessees interest in Pontop Pike Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/50
Creation dates: 1 Jan 1823

Scope and Content
Valuation of the lessees interest in Garesfield Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/55
Creation dates: 26 April 1823

Scope and Content
Valuation of coal under lands near Pelton belonging to John Davison



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/61
Creation dates: 10 Jan 1824

Scope and Content
Additional valuation of Pontop Pike Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/63
Creation dates: 1748 - 1825

Scope and Content
Abstracts of leases of Pelton or Urpeth and Whitehall Common Collieries and Flatts Colliery, 1768 - 1825 with reports on available coal and workings 1791 - 1825 and plan of Pelton and Whitehall Commons, no scale with reference giving field names, tenure and acrages, 1748



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/83
Creation dates: 26 Feb 1824

Scope and Content
Terms for a lease of coal under the North Elswick Estate, by George Hill



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/85
Creation dates: 26 Feb 1824

Scope and Content
Valuation of the Low Main Coal under the Elswick Estate, by George Hill



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/86
Creation dates: 4 April 1825

Scope and Content
Remarks on the terms proposed by George Hill, 83 above, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/88
Creation dates: 31 Jan - 30 June 1828
Physical characteristics: No scale

Scope and Content
Reports re Hetton Colliery including working the pillars and pumping out of the waste at the request of the Hetton Coal Co, with plan of the workings



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/100
Creation dates: 17, 26 March 1829
Physical characteristics: No scale

Scope and Content
Report at the request of Thomas Fenwick re the possibility of working the coal beyond the dyke at Tanfield Moor Colliery with sketch plan



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/102
Creation dates: 11 Sept 1829

Scope and Content
Report re the fire at Sauchie Colliery in the case of the Earl of Mansfield v The Devon Iron Co, including section of the coal workings, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/110
Creation dates: 27 Oct 1829

Scope and Content
Valuation of the coal under the Upper Lintz Estate, Tanfield



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/116
Creation dates: 9 Nov 1829

Scope and Content
Reports re Black Boy Colliery including section of seam, current workings, with plan, no scale, and details of wages and costs with reference to reduction of rates by the Railway Company, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/127
Creation dates: 3 April 1830

Scope and Content
Letter from John Buddle to Mr Ormston re the charges for the Newbottle Waggonway passing through Grindon Farm



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/129
Creation dates: 6, 27 Jan 1831

Scope and Content
Report re the state of the workings particularly ventilation in the wastes at Hetton and Elemore Collieries, by John Buddle and George Hill, at the request of the Hetton Coal Co



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/137
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Plan of the holings round the Londonderry and Adolphus Pit Shafts in the Hutton Seam at Pittington Colliery, scale 1ch: 1"



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/139
Creation dates: 8, 10 March 1830

Scope and Content
Plan of Old Sauchie Colliery, scale 75yds: 1" and additional report re the fire with recommendations re measures to confine the fire and securing the engine and reports re the state of the Western and Eastern mines



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/156
Creation dates: 8 July 1833

Scope and Content
Plan of the Main Coal workings, scale 2ch: 1" and sections of seams scale 1": 1' at South Hetton Colliery with report re current working by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/160
Creation dates: 9 May - 12 July 1833

Scope and Content
Reports re the fire-damp explosion and fire at Springwell Colliery at the request of Nicholas Wood for Lord Ravensworth, with details of the accident, plans of the workings and recommendations re measures to deal with the fire and ventilation problems, by John Buddle and George Johnson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/171
Creation dates: Sept - 15 Oct 1833

Scope and Content
Report re the amount of coal recommended to be left in the Hutton Seam to support Lumley Castle including plan of the workings, scale 2ch: 1", and letter to Henry Stobart, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/175
Creation dates: 29 Jan - 6 April 1833

Scope and Content
Queries re the construction of the Newcastle - Carlisle Railway including the construction of embankment and cuttings, necessity for single or double tracks, estimated costs and methods of procedure with recommendations including detailed survey of the line and most profitable investment by John Buddle, George Johnson, B. Thompson, Nicholas Wood and James Thompson, including table showing actual and estimated traffic and revenue, based on information supplied by toll keepers



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/196
Creation dates: 1 Aug 1832

Scope and Content
Report re Haswell New Winning, including the capacity of the new engine, with plan, section and explanation of designs for tubbing to be used in sinking the new pit through sand



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/201
Creation dates: 27 Nov 1833

Scope and Content
Valuation of coal under Hawthorn Moor Farm, Easington, belonging to Sir Matthew White Ridley including plan of the farm marking adjoining owners, scale 16ch: 1", by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/206
Creation dates: 29 Jan 1834

Scope and Content
Statement by Henry Morton of the situation re the new winning at Sherburn in the Littletown, Sherburn and Shadforth coalfield with queries as to the annual profit and produce of the colliery with opinion by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/211
Creation dates: 10 March 1834

Scope and Content
Report re the proposed railway and staiths and methods of transporting coal at Sydney Colliery, Nova Scotia including plan and section of railway and staith, no scale, and estimate of costs, including estimate of savings made by taking the railway to Plants Bar Harbour instead of North Sydney, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/228
Creation dates: 3 Feb - 20 April 1834

Scope and Content
Detailed reports re Heaton Colliery including management, fittage and viewing, establishment below and above ground with wages, working costs, current state of the colliery and estimated produce, reports by Nicholas Wood, Matthias Dunn and Thomas Forster with remarks by George Johnson and recommendations re savings in costs by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/270
Creation dates: 1 July 1834

Scope and Content
Report re Sydney Colliery, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia including review of current workings and production with recommendations re improved working methods, including payment for round coal instead of "cubic" payment, with plans and sections of workings, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/294
Creation dates: 28 Oct 1834

Scope and Content
Report re the advisability of renewing the lease of Dowlais coal and ironstone mines, Glamorgan, Wales, including estimated reserve, royalties, rents and estimated profits



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/306
Creation dates: 28 Feb - 7 March 1835

Scope and Content
Report for Lord Stourton re the working of the barriers at Rothwell Haig Colliery by the lessees in breach of their contract, including plans of the workings showing the frame dam chambers, with letter from John Buddle with additional suggestions based on hearsay reports and re drainage



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/316
Creation dates: 10, 25 Sept 1835

Scope and Content
Request by the Directors of the Durham Junction Railway Company re the workings of North Biddick and Penshaw Collieries under the proposed railway bridge, with report by John Buddle, Nicholas Wood and Thomas Morriss



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/320
Creation dates: 25 Sept 1835

Scope and Content
Memoranda of T.E. Harrison, civil engineer, and other memoranda and calculations re the strength of pillars needed for the safety of bridges



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/326
Creation dates: 5 Oct 1835

Scope and Content
Queries by Lord Mansfield re the fire at Sauchie Colliery with replies by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/330
Creation dates: 24 Dec 1835

Scope and Content
Memoranda re the winning of the Hutton Seam at Charlaw Colliery and Sacriston Heugh jointly, with estimate of capital and working costs



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/336
Creation dates: 29 Jan 1836

Scope and Content
Report re the causes of an explosion in Downs Pit, Hetton Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/339
Creation dates: 13 Dec 1831

Scope and Content
Valuation of Scremerston Colliery by John Watson and Thomas Forster



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/342
Creation dates: 24 July - 6 Nov 1832

Scope and Content
Report re the introduction of new management practices at Hetton Colliery, by Armourer Donkin, John Dunn and John Burrell with comments by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/346
Creation dates: 16 April 1834

Scope and Content
Valuation of North Hetton Colliery by Thomas Morriss and H.Y. Hall



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/348
Creation dates: 27 Dec 1835

Scope and Content
Estimated savings to be made by sinking the Engine Pit at Cowpen Colliery, by John Buddle for Sir Matthew White Ridley



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/350
Creation dates: 23 Feb, 23 Fuly 1835

Scope and Content
Valuation of Hetton Colliery by Thomas Forster and John Robson, with list of shareholders and revised valuation by John Buddle for Mrs Jane Darnell



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/361
Creation dates: 8 July 1836

Scope and Content
Valuation of the coal under Gateshead Rectory, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/363
Creation dates: 19 March 1826

Scope and Content
Valuation of the lessors interest in the coal under Mr Forsters' Estate at Seaton Burn, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/365
Creation dates: 25 July 1836

Scope and Content
Valuation of the Main Coal Seam under Seaton Burn, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/367
Creation dates: 18 July 1836

Scope and Content
Report re the possibility of re-opening the Cleaton Copper and Lead Mines (part of the Ecton mines, North Staffordshire) with details of veins, previous workings and working methods, including the introduction of Cornish miners and plans and section of the levels, no scale, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/377
Creation dates: 12 Feb 1836

Scope and Content
Report re working costs and available coal at Gateshead Park Colliery, by George Johnson [and John Buddle]



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/379
Creation dates: 20 June - 20 Aug 1835

Scope and Content
Reports re the causes of the explosion at Wallsend Colliery including the state of ventilation and the possibility of re-opening the Bensham seam, by George Johnson, Nicholas Wood, Matthias Dunn, Thomas Morriss, Thomas Fenwick and John Forster, at the request of John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/397
Creation dates: 23 Jan - 4 Feb 1837

Scope and Content
Report re the re-opening of Sauchie Colliery after the fire, including estimate of costs, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/402
Creation dates: 18 Oct 1836

Scope and Content
Estimate of production at Lanchester Common Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/403
Creation dates: 15 Dec 1836

Scope and Content
Boring accounts and report re the new winning at Castle Desmene or Prudhoe Haughs, Wylam Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/406
Creation dates: 20, 31 March 1837

Scope and Content
Queries re the advisability of an investment in extending the Durham Junction Railway to Moorsley to carry Moorsley and Hetton coal, with recommendations by John Buddle, (plan accompanying report now missing)



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/409
Creation dates: 31 Oct 1827

Scope and Content
Report re Cowpen Colliery, including problems with drainage caused by soluble stone causing blockages in the drifts, estimate of available coal, capital investment required for a new winning and estimated profits and alternative drainage methods with section showing seams, dykes and drainage measures and plan of Crofts Freehold marking downcast dyke and plan of Crofts Freehold marking waggonways and dykes, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/418
Creation dates: 18 Oct 1837

Scope and Content
Report re the new winning at Deanery Colliery with recommendations re working methods, including measures to cope with limited pit room and drainage, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/427
Creation dates: 7 Dec 1837

Scope and Content
Queries re working the pillars at St Helen Auckland Colliery, particularly the effects on ventilation with recommendations by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/428
Creation dates: 21 Feb 1838

Scope and Content
Memoranda re Nettlesworth coal including extent of the estate, available coal, rent and railway link to Waldridge, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/434
Creation dates: 28 April 1838

Scope and Content
Report re the coal available under estates at Haltwhistle, referring to a report by Thomas Barnes, 1797 and reports by old pitmen George Pearson, Thomas Nixon and Charles Hetherington, with recommendations re wayleaves for John Adamson, by John Buddle, accompanied by Wylam Walker



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/437
Creation dates: 27 Oct 1838

Scope and Content
Report re Oakwood Colliery, Avon Valley including details of seams with plan and section, available coal and estimates of capital and working costs, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/446
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Statement of the acreage of freehold coal property of Brancepeth belonging to William Russell



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/447
Creation dates: April 1839

Scope and Content
Report re the new pit being sunk on Framwellgate Moor, including comment on the success of sinking through land-wash, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/450
Creation dates: 4 Feb 1839

Scope and Content
Report re Fallowfield Colliery, including current workings, produce, drainage, relationship to the lead mine workings with recommendations re fixing a new rent and plan of the colliery workings, no scale, for Edward Blackett



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/455
Creation dates: 5 July 1839

Scope and Content
Report re the explosion at Hilda Pit, Manor Wallsend Colliery, by John Buddle, George Johnson and Nicholas Wood, for W. Anderson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/19/456
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Report re the minerals available under the estates of Sir Edward Blackett, based on a survey made by Mr Sopwith, at Melkridge, Henshaw, Ridley and Thorngrafton




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1786 - 1838

Extent and Form: 105pp. including 12 original documents pasted into the volume 


Scope and Content

Volume containing leases, reports and correspondence of John Buddle senior and junior re the Bishop of Durham's colliery interests, 1786 - 1838, index at back



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/1
Creation dates: 1789-1793

Scope and Content
Papers re Lanchester Common and Pontop Pike Collieries including 2 letters from William Emm for the Bishop of Durham to John Buddle appointing him viewer, 14 Oct 1792 and 7 Feb 1793 (original letters) letter and statement of accounts by Simon Smith, 12 Jan 1792 and 20 Feb 1793 (original papers), report by John Buddle re unsatisfactory working methods at Lanchester, statement of tentale rents, 1792 - 1793, copy of the Earl of Sefton's lease of Lanchester Collieries for 21 years from 24 Jan 1789 and report re Pontop Pike Colliery by James Ramsay, John Ramsay and John Smith, 3 Dec 1792



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/9
Creation dates: 13 March 1793

Scope and Content
Letter from William Emm for the Bishop of Durham to John Buddle re the satisfactory conclusion of the affairs at Lanchester and appointing him to view collieries at Stella and in the Auckland area, Original letter



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/10
Creation dates: nd. c.1786

Scope and Content
Lease from the Bishop of Durham to John Raylton of Greenfield Colliery for 21 years from 27 Feb 1786



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/12
Creation dates: 1786 - 1792

Scope and Content
Rental of Grewburn and Lynesack Collieries, given by George Wilkin, agent for Miss Lodge



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/13
Creation dates: 28 Nov 1789

Scope and Content
Report re Blackburn Colliery including details of the lease, previous workings and wayleaves, by Robert Edington



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/15
Creation dates: 1792 - 1801

Scope and Content
Account of coal produced from Lanchester Common Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/16,49
Creation dates: 1793 - 1804

Scope and Content
Statement of rents received by the Earl of Sefton from Lanchester



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/17
Creation dates: nd. 1788-1795

Scope and Content
Applications to Mr Castles for the renewal of the leases of Charlaw Colliery, including account of production, 1788 - 1795, Framwellgate, Brasside and Frankland Collieries, waste ground at Sunderland and Middridge Limestone Quarry, nd



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/19
Creation dates: 29 June 1797

Scope and Content
Report re seams at Coxhoe Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/20
Creation dates: c.1795

Scope and Content
Papers re Bedlington Colliery including calculations of the fine, report by Mr Mowbray re acreages, owners and prospects for shipping from Blyth, including plan of Bedlingtonshire, no scale, 29 July 1795 and comments on the report
Tracing and one other sheet are loose



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/23
Creation dates: 1791 - 1795

Scope and Content
Rental of the manor of Whickham including wayleave rents



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/27
Creation dates: 1796

Scope and Content
Calculations re setting the fine for the renewal of Birtley Common Colliery lease



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/28
Creation dates: 1 July - 19 Aug 1797

Scope and Content
Reports re Coxhoe Colliery as a result of an application for the renewal of the lease, including current workings, estimates of production, working costs and rentals and the prospects for a new winning



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/31
Creation dates: 22 Jan 1797

Scope and Content
Reports re current workings at Pelton Fell Collieries including Urpeth, Beamish, Edmondsley Fell and Chester West Moor



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/33
Creation dates: 1796

Scope and Content
Rental for the Manor of Gateshead



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/36
Creation dates: 1797

Scope and Content
Applications for the renewal of General Lambton's leases of collieries at Findon Hill, Plawsworth and Urpeth Common and wayleaves in the parish of Chester le Street, George Brook's leases of Black Boy and Whitburn Collieries and Henry Wilkinson's lease of Whitburn and Bowden Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/39, 45
Creation dates: 1798

Scope and Content
Applications for the renewal of Sir John Eden's lease of a wayleave over Pelton Fell and Jane Simpson's lease of coal under Tanfield Lee



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/40, 47
Creation dates: 1798 - 1804

Scope and Content
Account of charges for borings at Bedlington and Sleekburn 1798 - 1799
Account of coal lead from Pontop Pike and Lanchester Common Collieries, 31 Dec 1803 - 31 Dec 1804
Account of coal is a loose page



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/51
Creation dates: 1795 - 1802

Scope and Content
Rental of Gateshead Park Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/53
Creation dates: 1795 - 1803

Scope and Content
Rental of Sheriff Hill Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/56
Creation dates: 19 July 1800

Scope and Content
Lease from the Bishop of Durham to Elizabeth Hudson of Whitley of the Manor of Gateshead, including the collieries, for 21 years



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/60
Creation dates: 1802

Scope and Content
Rentals of the Manor of Gateshead



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/64
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Confirmation by the Bishop of Durham of the leases of coal mines under the glebe lands let by the incumbents in the County of Durham



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/65
Creation dates: Dec 1837

Scope and Content
Report re Etherley Collieries, including Brusselton and Bitchburn, to determine the fine payable on the renewal of the lease, including available coal, prospects for future work, drainage, plan of the estate, no scale boring account, sectional diagram showing drainage and account of production, 1827 - 1837, by John Buddle, Tracing loose



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/84
Creation dates: 2 Jan 1838

Scope and Content
Report re Birtley Common and Ayton Moor Collieries including criticism of working methods and estimate of available whole coal and pillars



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/93
Creation dates: 3 Jan 1838

Scope and Content
Report re Whickham Manor including estimates of available coal
Central section of volume not numbered



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/95
Creation dates: 4 Jan 1786 and 24 Aug 1787

Scope and Content
Endorsements on the lease of Byers Green (NRO 3410/Bud/20/97 below) re lease of Haver Close Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/97
Creation dates: 4 Jan 1786

Scope and Content
Lease from Daniel Dew of Auckland Castle and George Brooks to John Forster of Nafferton of coal mines at Coundon, Byers Green and Black Boy for 18 years



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/103
Creation dates: 15 May 1790

Scope and Content
Lease from the Bishop of Durham to George Brooks of coal mines at Coundon and Byers Green for 21 years. Loose page, pasted into volume



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/104
Creation dates: 13 Jan 1788

Scope and Content
Lease from the Bishop of Durham to Christopher Fawcett of coal mines at Newbottle and Houghton le Spring for 21 years. Loose page, pasted into volume



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/20/105
Creation dates: 12 May 1747

Scope and Content
Lease for lives from the Bishop of Durham to Sir Henry Liddle of Ravensworth and Nicholas Fenwick and others of coal mines in the parish of Chester le Street, Loose papers, pasted into volume




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1795 - 1809

Extent and Form: 264pp. and 1 loose sheet 


Scope and Content

Volume containing reports and estimates of John Buddle senior and junior and others, 1795 - 1809

Loose paper. Statement of the vend, 1792 - 1804 and prices for Twisell Colliery, n.d

index at back



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/1
Creation dates: 17 Oct 1795

Scope and Content
Report re working the walls at Walker Colliery at the request of the lessees by John Buddle, James Easton, John Smith and William Smith



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/4
Creation dates: 23, 27 Oct 1795

Scope and Content
Report re working the walls and pillars at Bigges Main Colliery at the request of the lessees, by Thomas Barnes, William Smith, James Easton and John Buddle, junior



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/6
Creation dates: 11 May 1796

Scope and Content
Report re working the walls in Henry Pit, Walker Colliery at the request of Edward Brown for the lessor and Thomas Barnes for the lessees, by Charles Nixon, Thomas Fenwick, John Buddle and William Smith



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/7
Creation dates: nd. c.1796

Scope and Content
Queries re the possibilities of a new winning at Flatworth and Low Willington with recommendations by James Ramsey, Robert Donkin, John Buddle senior, Sober Watkin, John Bedlington, Charles Nixon, Thomas Barnes, John Donnison, William Stobbart, John Smith, John Buddle junior, Thomas Brough, John Watson and John Gray



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/10
Creation dates: 21 Dec 1796

Scope and Content
Queries re Lumley Colliery including current and future workings with a new winning, with recommendations by James Ramsey, John Ramsey, Robert Donkin, John Donnison, William Smith, John Buddle, John Buddle junior, Thomas Ramsey, Richard Donkin, John Leadbitter, Sober Watkin, Thomas Smith, Joshua Greene and Thomas Croudace junior



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/13
Creation dates: 1 March 1797

Scope and Content
Report at the request of John Buddle, senior re the best method of working the coal remaining in G Pit, Washington New Colliery, by John Buddle junior and Thomas Barnes



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/15
Creation dates: 28 June 1797

Scope and Content
Queries re Rainton and Penshaw Collieries, including the possible duration of Machine Pit, Rainton, the state of the North Pit, Rainton and Herrington Mill Pit, Penshaw, with recommendations by Charles Nixon, John Smith, William Stobbart and John Buddle junior



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/17
Creation dates: 9 Aug 1798

Scope and Content
Report re the fire at St Anthony's Colliery with recommendations re the best methods of dealing with the fire, by Thomas Barnes, John Buddle junior, John Donnison and Thomas Ramsey



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/18
Creation dates: 3 June 1796

Scope and Content
Report re Heaton Colliery including estimate of remaining coal, quantity of coal produced from Heaton and Spanish Closes, 1793 - 1795, working accounts 1794 - 1796 and detailed estimates of working costs



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/28
Creation dates: 26 Jan 1799

Scope and Content
Report re a possible new winning at Flatworth Colliery, by John Buddle junior and John Buddle senior



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/30
Creation dates: 23 Feb 1799

Scope and Content
Report re improving drainage and working methods at Murton Colliery to make the coal more acceptable for market, by Sober Watkin, Thomas Barnes and John Buddle junior



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/31
Creation dates: 26 March 1799

Scope and Content
Queries re new winnings at Throckley and Heddon Collieries, including available coal, capital and working costs and working methods, with recommendations by John Ramsay, John Donnison, Edward Steel, Thomas Ramsay and Sober Watkin



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/35
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Valuation of the coal, estimate of working costs and profit for Throckley and Heddon



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/36
Creation dates: March 1796

Scope and Content
Queries re East Denton Colliery including probable duration, rent for an outstroke into Kenton and for a drift being made by Messrs Bedlington with recommendations, including valuation of Mr Archdeacon's share of the royalties, by George Johnson and John Gray



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/42
Creation dates: 1800

Scope and Content
Account of charges for borings made at Helm, belonging to Ralph Riddell Esq, by Thomas Rawling



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/43
Creation dates: 16 May 1797

Scope and Content
Estimate of working costs for Cowpen Colliery, with explanation by Thomas Barnes and Sober Watkin



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/47
Creation dates: 2 Sept 1801

Scope and Content
Valuation of Benwell Colliery with details of the data on which the valuation is based



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/49
Creation dates: Nov 1801

Scope and Content
Valuation for sale of Crawcrook Colliery with estimate of available coal, by Sober Watkin



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/50
Creation dates: 22 Dec 1801

Scope and Content
Terms offered by David Crawford for the sale of Crawcrook Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/51
Creation dates: 13 Feb 1800

Scope and Content
Report re the best methods of working Orphan Pit and Murton Wastes at Flatworth Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/53
Creation dates: 25 March 1800

Scope and Content
Report re the quality of the coal in the Bensham Seam in Isabella Pit, Sheriff Hill Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/55
Creation dates: 15 April 1799

Scope and Content
Report re the fire in Isabella Pit, Sheriff Hill Colliery, caused by insufficient ventilation



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/56
Creation dates: 19 May 1801

Scope and Content
Report re the effects of a creep in Hebburn Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/60
Creation dates: 15 June 1801

Scope and Content
Notes of measurements at Jarrow Colliery made to determine the best place for a new winning, by John Buddle, junior, John Donnison, Thomas Ramsay, John Watson and Thomas Brough



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/61
Creation dates: 1 July 1799

Scope and Content
Report re methods of working at Team Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/63
Creation dates: 9 Aug 1798

Scope and Content
Report re the best method of dealing with the fire at St Anthony's Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/64
Creation dates: 17 Aug 1801

Scope and Content
Report re borings made at Urpeth Colliery for William Peareth, by Christopher Bedlington, James Ramsay, John Smith, William Stobbart, William Harrison and John Bedlington junior



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/65
Creation dates: 31 Aug 1801

Scope and Content
Report re a new winning in South Hebburn Colliery under licence from the Dean and Chapter of Durham, by John Buddle, junior, John Smith and Thomas Ramsay



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/66
Creation dates: 1799

Scope and Content
Report re measures to be taken to protect Wallsend Colliery from damage from a creep or flooding caused by the reduction of the Walker barriers



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/68
Creation dates: 14 Nov 1764

Scope and Content
Report re previous and current workings at Ouston and Fatfield Collieries, by William Brown



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/72
Creation dates: 26 April 1802

Scope and Content
Report re the advisability of working the Low Main Coal at Walker Colliery, by John Smith and John Buddle junior



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/73
Creation dates: 14 March 1804

Scope and Content
Statement of working costs for East Kenton Colliery and valuation of stock and coal



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/79
Creation dates: 20 March 1804

Scope and Content
.Estimate for making a new winning at Coxlodge Colliery, valuation and report re the best way of making the new winning, by Messrs Buddle, Watkin, Watson and Stobart



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/84
Creation dates: May 1803

Scope and Content
Minutes re St Anthony's Colliery including available coal, by Thomas Ramsay, with newspaper cutting advertising the lease of the colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/85
Creation dates: 28 March 1804

Scope and Content
Valuation of Mr Hayton's interest in East Denton Colliery, including collieries in the East and West Kenton Estates, by Mr Bedlington



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/88
Creation dates: 19 Dec 1790

Scope and Content
Report re Bucksnooth and Lintz Collieries, including past workings, based on reports from old workmen and current prospects, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/91
Creation dates: 20 May 1804

Scope and Content
Valuations of Jarrow Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/93
Creation dates: 1805

Scope and Content
Estimate of working costs for Stanley and Twizell Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/97
Creation dates: 18 Dec 1802

Scope and Content
Award settling undertakers costs for working Harraton Outside Colliery by Thomas Humble, William Stobart and Sober Watkin, 31 Dec 1805 and copy of the undertakers agreement



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/106
Creation dates: 13 Feb 1805

Scope and Content
Estimate of costs for erecting an engine at Elswick Colliery by Fenton, Murray and Co



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/107
Creation dates: 16 March 1803

Scope and Content
Report for John Surtees Esq re more economic methods of working Tyne Main Colliery including the removal of the drowned waste



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/115
Creation dates: 23 July 1804

Scope and Content
Report for John Bailey Esq, Chillingham Castle, re working methods at Swinton Colliery, by John Buddle junior



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/118
Creation dates: 17 Jan 1805

Scope and Content
Valuation of coal reserves at Baker's Main for Robert Pearson Esq, by John Buddle junior



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/120
Creation dates: 14 March 1804

Scope and Content
Valuation of Bermington Colliery with sketch plan marking pits, no scale



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/124
Creation dates: 24 March 1805

Scope and Content
Report re past workings and current prospects for Woodhead Colliery including estimate of costs for a new winning and sketch plan of proposed working, no scale



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/130
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Report re the failure of Swindon Colliery because of incompetent management, by John Buddle junior



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/133
Creation dates: nd

Scope and Content
Length of the proposed waggonway from Gosforth to Bigges Main Staith



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/134
Creation dates: Feb 1806

Scope and Content
Estimated costs for winning and working Gosforth Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/139
Creation dates: 16 March 1803

Scope and Content
Queries by Mr Losh re barriers and pillars for protection against a drowned waste (colliery unspecified), with recommendations



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/143
Creation dates: 30 April 1804

Scope and Content
Report re the possibility of re-opening Wyken Colliery by the installation of a new pumping engine with estimate of costs and profits, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/155
Creation dates: 1804

Scope and Content
Balance sheets for Sheriff Hill Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/156
Creation dates: 19 Dec 1805

Scope and Content
Report re the current state of Killingworth Colliery with proposed improvements, by John Buddle and John Watson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/161
Creation dates: 29 June 1807

Scope and Content
Queries re Bigges Main Colliery including the quantity of coal remaining, with recommendations



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/164
Creation dates: 28 Feb 1807

Scope and Content
Report re Shilbottle Colliery including previous and current workings, the effects of a creep, possible causes of the accident and the possible adoption of the 'Lancashire Working Method', with estimate of costs for transporting the coal



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/176
Creation dates: 5 June, 4 July 1807

Scope and Content
Opinion re the determination of a tentale rent for East Denton Colliery, by John Buddle and John Watson for Matthew Montague



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/177
Creation dates: 16 July 1803

Scope and Content
Queries re current workings at Ravensworth and Eighton Banks Colliery with criticism of current working practices and recommendations by John Buddle and Sober Watkin, defence of working methods by Thomas Ramsay viewer to Mr Burdon and additional opinion on methods by Edward Steel and Thomas Ramsay



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/188
Creation dates: 24 Feb 1808

Scope and Content
Report re methods of working to overcome drainage problems at Elswick Colliery, by John Watson



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/189
Creation dates: 16 April 1808

Scope and Content
Proposal for a lease of Burradon Colliery from William Ogle Wallis Ogle, T.H. Liddell and Bowes Strathmore



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/191
Creation dates: 31 July 1808

Scope and Content
Queries re Heaton Colliery, including pillar working with recommendations by Ralph Dodd



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/201
Creation dates: 20 Sept 1808

Scope and Content
Queries re coal worked from the Backworth Royalty by outstroke from Shiremoor, with recommendations by John Buddle, Thomas Ramsay and Thomas Taylor



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/205
Creation dates: 10 Feb 1806

Scope and Content
Queries re Felling Colliery, including current workings and protection against flooding by use of the Gateshead Park Engine with recommendations by John Buddle junior and Edward Steel



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/213
Creation dates: 13 Oct 1808

Scope and Content
Report re the explosion at Hall Pit, Harraton Outside Colliery including plan of the ventilation, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/220
Creation dates: 29 Oct 1808

Scope and Content
Detailed report re the current state of Charlotte, Delaval and New Pits, Benwell Colliery, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/228
Creation dates: 1805

Scope and Content
Balance sheets for Ann, Discovery, Holly Hill and Venture Pits, Felling Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/237
Creation dates: 1805

Scope and Content
Estimate of the lessors interest in North Elswick Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/239
Creation dates: 28 Jan 1809

Scope and Content
Proposed lease of Seaton Burn Colliery for 41 years from 12 May 1809 by Christopher Bedlington with observations by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/243
Creation dates: 10 April 1809

Scope and Content
Queries re Hebburn Colliery including the quality and quantity of remaining coal and recommended barriers to be left, with recommendations by John Watson and Thomas Ramsay



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/248
Creation dates: 19 April 1809

Scope and Content
Query by William Thomas re problems with water at Denton Colliery and measures to be taken to deal with it, and recommendations, including estimate of costs, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/251
Creation dates: 29 May, 2 June 1809

Scope and Content
Sketch plan of workings in Kenton Colliery, scale 4ch: 1" with queries re future work and recommendations by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/256
Creation dates: 24 July 1809

Scope and Content
Report to determine the value of Ralph and William Gray's shares in Stella Grand Lease Colliery, by John Buddle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/21/261
Creation dates: 26 July 1809

Scope and Content
Report re ancient workings in Backworth, Shiremoor and Murton Collieries, by John Buddle and Thomas Ramsay




Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/22
Colliery Memoranda

Creation dates: 1791-1836

Extent and Form: 371 pp 


Scope and Content

Volume containing copy letters from John Buddle re Tanfield Moor Collieries, including Bushblades, mainly to the owner W.M. Pitt, M.P. at Kingston and Swanage, Dorset, The letters comprise detailed technical reports, estimates and costings and wayleave agreements, including reasons for the unprofitability of the colliery, particularly the free-trade vend of 1829, the possible advantages of using the Stanhope Railway and preparations for the sale of the colliery on 1 Aug 1836, 1822 - 1836, with copy reports and agreements 1791 and 1800




Related Material

For a detailed catalogue of each letter see Hewitt.



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23
Colliery Memoranda, 1808 - 1810

Creation dates: 14 Feb 1808 - 9 Sept 1810; 1808 - 1810

Extent and Form: 119 pp 


Scope and Content

Volume containing copy letters from John Buddle to Matthew Russell and others re the Coal Trade and general colliery business, index at front



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/1-8,10
Creation dates: 14 Feb - 25 March 1808
Extent and Form: 6 letters 

Scope and Content
To Matthew Russell, M.P. 15 Bruton Street, London owner of Wallsend Colliery re meetings of the Coal Trade re price increases including table of coal vended from the Tyne Collieries, 1808



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/9
Creation dates: 26 Feb 1808

Scope and Content
To Messrs Ord and Ewbank, Monkwearmouth re bills for personal clothing



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/24,27
Creation dates: 23, 28 April 1808
Extent and Form: 2 letters 

Scope and Content
To W. Ogle, London re an agreement for Burradon Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/25
Creation dates: 27 April 1808

Scope and Content
To Charles Smith, Swansea re effects of Newport coal on the West country coal trade



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/30
Creation dates: 21, 29 May 1808
Extent and Form: 2 letters 

Scope and Content
To Matthew Russell, M.P. London re the working of the barriers by Mr Brandling [Wallsend, Hebburn and Walker] lease of Byker Hill waste and the sale of Urpeth



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/36
Creation dates: 29 May 1808

Scope and Content
To H.V. Reay, London re valuation of Walker Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/38
Creation dates: 10 June 1808

Scope and Content
To M. Russell, Clifton, Bath, re negociations with Mr Blackett for the purchase of Wallsend Glebe Coal, including estimate of available coal



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/40
Creation dates: 15 July 1808

Scope and Content
To William Surtees re Benwell Colliery including his position as shareholder and consultant viewer in relation to Mr Jobling, resident viewer, colliery profits with table giving details of the vend 1804 - 1807 and the advisability of letting the colliery by tentale



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/44
Creation dates: 1807, 27 Aug 1808

Scope and Content
To George Silvertop, Minsteracres re capital investment and profits from Tyne Collieries



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/45
Creation dates: 9 Sept 1801

Scope and Content
To Mr Bonier, corn merchant, Grimsby, re grain prices and supply of grain



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/46
Creation dates: 8 Oct 1808

Scope and Content
To John Boulby, Durham re the Wallsend Colliery lease



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/47
Creation dates: 16 Oct 1808

Scope and Content
To Sir Ralph Milbank, M.P. Seaham, reporting on Harraton Outside Colliery after the explosion and fire with recommendations re re-opening the pit



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/48
Creation dates: 2 Nov 1808

Scope and Content
To William Vazie, Rotherhide, London, declining a commission for the Thames Archway Company



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/49
Creation dates: 30 Oct 1808

Scope and Content
To Robert Mouncey, Carlisle, re discrepancies in rents for New Washington Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/50
Creation dates: 13 [Nov] 1808

Scope and Content
To Matthew Russell, M.P. re meeting of the Coal Trade re regulation and Wallsend lease



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/53
Creation dates: 26 Nov 1808

Scope and Content
To Thomas Calvert, Durham re Denton Colliery including interpretation of clauses in the lease and drainage by the Denton Engine



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/54-57,63
Creation dates: 17 Jan, 3 Feb, 14 March 1809
Extent and Form: 3 letters 

Scope and Content
To the Butterly Iron Co, Alfreton, Derbyshire, ordering a 16 h.p. rotative drawing engine for Benwell Colliery, re the possible supply of a 8 h.p. engine for Elswick on credit, and the supply of railway track



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/58
Creation dates: 10 Feb 1809

Scope and Content
To N. Ellison re agreement by the Coal Trade re price increases, lack of agreement between Messrs Brandling and Russell re barriers, the death of Francis Johnson and appointment of his successor



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/64
Creation dates: 20, 26 March 1809
Extent and Form: 2 letters 

Scope and Content
To William Ord, re Coal Trade matters including the effects of the price increase and tensions between shipowners and colliery owners



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/71
Creation dates: 31 March, 7, 24 April 1809
Extent and Form: 3 letters 

Scope and Content
To the Butterly Iron Company, Alfreton, re the supply of rails for Benwell and the condensing cistern for the Benwell engine, including drawings and specifications of rails



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/77
Creation dates: 21 April 1809

Scope and Content
To N. Ellison re Coal Trade matters including an insurance scheme, bad viewers, problems with ship owners in consequence of the price increase and report re Hebburn Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/81
Creation dates: 24 April 1809

Scope and Content
To H.V. Reay, Portman Square, London re the effects of the price increase on Walker Colliery, improvement of the position re the ship owners and colliery business including working of the barriers by Mr Brandling [Wallsend, Hebburn and Walker], coal available at Felling and the leakage of water through frame dams into Walker



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/83
Creation dates: 3 May 1809

Scope and Content
To the Butterly Iron Co, re specifications for rails



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/85
Creation dates: 8 May 1809

Scope and Content
To William Ord, M.P. re improved trade following the favourable vend and request to maintain Walker prices



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/87
Creation dates: 15 May 1809

Scope and Content
To N. Ellison re improvements in the trade and "victory" of the coal owners over the ship owners club and report re Hebburn Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/94
Creation dates: 28 May 1809

Scope and Content
To George Silvertop, 142 New Bond Street, London, re renewal of the Grand Lease



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/97
Creation dates: 25 July 1809

Scope and Content
To Matthew Russell, M.P. re a secret agreement among various collieries to lease Walker from the Corporation of Newcastle



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/99
Creation dates: 27 Dec 1809

Scope and Content
To George Silvertop, Minsteracres, re the sale of Crawcrook Colliery



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/101
Creation dates: 10 Jan 1810

Scope and Content
To N. Ellison re working methods at Hebburn and calculation of a fair rent, with proposed terms for an agreement to be made to the Dean and Chapter



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/106-107,109-111,113
Creation dates: 17 May - 15 Aug 1810
Extent and Form: 5 letters 

Scope and Content
To the Butterly Iron Co re specifications and orders for iron rails and an 8 h.p. winding engine



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/107
Creation dates: 24 May 1810

Scope and Content
To the owners of Backworth Colliery re the supply of rails



Reference: NRO 3410/Bud/23/112,117
Creation dates: 28 March - 9 Sept 1810

Scope and Content
To Mr Milton, Chatham, with a proposal to supply coal to naval yards at Deptford, Woolwich, Chatham and Sheerness, with tables of prices