Halton Lea Gate & Hartleyburn

Hartleyburn is a township, 5 miles south-west from Haltwhistle and I mile west of Lambley station on the Alston .branch of the North Eastern railway, in the county Court district of Haltwhistle : this township consists of a few. scattered farms and cottages, inhabited by the. people engaged at the surrounding collieries.

click her to enlarge Wesleyan chapelHalton Lea Gate is a small village in this township, on the border of Cumberland. The Wesleyan chapel, rebuilt in 1887 at a cost of 550, will seat 250 persons.

Here is a Mechanics' Institute and Reading Room, and containing a small library of about 200 volumes.

Lieut. Col. Ralph Henry Carr Ellison J.P. who is lord of the manor, the Earl of Carlisle, the Rev. James Allgood M.A.of Nunwick Hall, Humshaugh, and Messrs. Whitfield are the chief landowners, Coal in this township is worked by the Coanwood Coal Co. The area is 3.527 acres of land and 5 of water; rateable value, 1,277; tlhe population in 1901 was 310.

Letters arrive at 9,3 a.m. from Lambley by foot post, the nearest money order & telegraph office being Haltwhistle Wall Letter Box. Halton Lea .Gate, cleared at 5.30 p.m The children attend the Midgeholme Council school


Bell James, farmer, Halton lea

Bell John, farmer, Ulpham

Bell Joseph, farmer, Ulpham

Burns Robert Brian,farmer,High side

Earrison Fredrick. farmer, Double Dyke

Harrison Joseph, farmer, Ash cleugh

Longstaff John, mason, Mineral house

Mechanics' Institute & Reading Room  Thomas Mingings, hon. Sec.

Naworth Cu-operative Society Limited (branch) (Thomas Mingmings, manager), Halton-Lea-Gate

Renwick John, farmer, Clover hill

Smith Joseph, temperance hotel, Halton Lea gate

Todd William, farmer, Batey shield

Whitfield  Thomas. farmer & landowner, Byers hall