The following group of historical insights have been compiled by the wonderful Bamburgh Bones volunteer researcher Carol Griffith. Carol delights in scouring archives and ancient documents to gather information about Bamburgh and it’s impressive castle through the ages.
Taken from the records of St Aidan’s church held at Woodhorn Archive
Prayer and Blessing to God to you and your wife your son Dawson and his wife hopeing these few lines will find you well in good health at present praise to God for it. I have it to testifie….I have sent you some hoseyarn and a yard of….and I desire you to send some money for….of better…comes to ten shillings for having to… Money for my husband left me betwixt five….to pay when he died and I do intend a deed of all…I am of….
How did it get there? Was it used as padding? Ferdinando died in 1701