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The Goldstone and Plough Wrecks
The sea has always been hazardous for sailors, a truth to which the many wrecks along the British coast bear ...
The Castlehead Wrecks
Sandham Bay – originally Sandon – has Emanuel Head, marked by its prominent white pyramid shaped landmark, at its eastern ...
The Wrecks on the North Shore
The North Shore of the Island is a huge expanse of sand extending two miles from the Back Skerr rocks ...
Holy Island and the Covid 19 Lockdown
As the Covid 19 epidemic grew in the first quarter of 2020 it had a profound effect on the Island, ...
Holy Island Harbour or more precisely The Ouse was protected in the late 17th Century by two fortifications. Lindisfarne Castle ...
The Conservation of Lindisfarne Castle
Lindisfarne Castle has recently been through a major period of vital conservation work designed to safeguard the future of this ...
Royal Northumberland Yacht Club
Since its foundation in the late 19th century until the 1960s, the Royal Northumberland Yacht Club has had close associations ...
It is not known when the first house was built on the site of Budle Hall, but Budle is mentioned ...
Notice of the sale of the lease of the Manor of Holy Island and Articles of Agreement. 20 Oct 1788
Advertisement for the sale of the Holy Island Manor lease and other property on behalf of the creditors of Robert Fall. Sept 1788
Copy Disposition from Lady Middleton to Trustees of (among other things) the lease of the Royalties of HI. 21 Jan 1780
Lease of Rights of the Manor of Holy Island; Lady Diana Grey alias Middleton, widow of George Middleton, to Robert Fall Esq. of Dunbar, East Lothian, Merchant. 14 Nov 1777
Copy disposition from George Middleton to Lady Middleton his wife of (among other things) the Demise of the Royalties of Holy Island. 24 Nov 1772
Lease of the Manor of Holy Island from the Crown to George Middleton of Seaton, Scotland. 31 Jan 1761
Counterpart Lease of Rights of the Manor of Holy Island. George Middleton Esq. to Gilbert Selby of Holy Island, Corn Merchant. 1 Jan 1749
Lease of Royalties of the Manor of Holy Island. George Middleton Esq. to Gilbert Selby. 1 Sept 1760
Counterpart Lease of Rights in the Manor of Holy Island. George Middleton of Seaton Esq. to Jane Selby of Holy Island, widow. 27 Nov 1740
Copies of Deeds re: lease of the Manor of Holy Island. 1740-1788
Deed of Conveyance from William Derenzy Donaldson Selby of St. Helier, Jersey, Lieut. RN to Thomas Wilkinson of Holy Island for a house on Green Lane. 16 Oct 1857
Lease Agreement; Trustees of the estate of John Strangeways Donaldson Selby to Charles Thorp Archdeacon of Durham DD. 19 March 1851
Schedule of Title Deeds and writings relating to property in Holy Island belonging to the Trustees of John Strangeways Donaldson Selby. 1851
Schedule of Deeds and writings relating to the property of the Trustees of John Strangeways Donaldson Selby at Holy Island and Cheswick. 1851
Copies of Deeds relating to the Holy Island property of John Strangeways Donaldson Selby and his younger son William Derenzy Donaldson Selby. 1851-1857
Lease of a house and Herring Houses; John Strangeways Donaldson Selby to George Steel. 1 March 1843
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