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Newby family

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Newby family
1795 - c 1935
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Extent and format
Paper; four documents + 3 ff.
Folio and quarto.
Scope and content
Papers of the Newby family, plumbers, of Durham:- (a) Apprenticeship indenture for George Newby, son of Christopher Newby, of Westwick, Durham, to be instructed as a plumber by Robert Ford of Barnard Castle; 9 June 1795;- (b) Three certificates of admission, as freemen of the Society of Plumbers (and Glaziers), of Christopher Newby, George Dixon Newby, and Christopher Dixon Newby; 15 Nov. 1838, 6 May 1861 and 6 May 1895. Together with an account, c. 1935, by Christopher Dixon Newby of the Glazier's Charter of the City of Durham (from a copy in the record book of the Plumbers Company), the loss of the original charter, state of Durham records, etc., and part of a note from the same (typewritten copies). A typescript, 'Place Names of Durham', by C. D. Newby is preserved in SAL.
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