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Old 17th October 2017, 08:28 PM   #146
urbanspaceman
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Hey Ibrahiim, you are quite right, downstream not up. I had the map upside down.
Yes, I knew about the Lutheran minister from the research done by the man who curated the permanent display in the Joicey Museum, but he gave no reference to where the info came from; I was going through his notes a couple of weeks ago to try to find out but nothing was forthcoming. Nobody else has ever mentioned it as far as I am aware - until now.
Incidentally, a Shotley Bridge broadsword inscribed Shotl Bridg was auctioned today and the hammer price was 1,300. I had a commission bid in at 1,000 but it went up to 1300 so fast there were obviously some serious buyers on line. This was the only picture.[IMG]
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