The Registers of Baptisms, Marriages & Burials Solemnized in the Ancient Parish Church of Elsdon, in the County of Northumberland: From A.D. 1672 to A.D. 1812

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Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1903 - Registers of births, etc - 267 pages

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Page i - Turin ;'but that he frequently resided here, and was much respected in the parish, to which he was one of its greatest benefactors on record ; for he gave 1200/. towards endowing a chapel at Birness, in this parish, and providing a curate there, who should teach, if required, twelve poor children of the neighbourhood gratis. His foreign accent made him almost unintelligible to his parishioners in the pulpit...
Page i - Every drunken man ever since is here said to be in a state o( civilation." HBC UU Club. Dutensiana (Vol. vi., p. 292.). — Lewis Dutens, AM and FRS, died in London, 23rd May, 1812, aged eighty-three. He was rector of the parish of the Elsdon, Northumberland, from 1765 to his death; he was also a canon of Windsor, historiographer to the king, and a member of the French Academy of Belles Lettres. In 1768 he published at Geneva, in six volumes 4to., with prefaces, the entire works of Leibnitz ; and...

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