Morpeth sentence example
The Protector summoned him in 1657 to his House of Lords, but he was imprisoned in 1659 on suspicion of a share in Booth's insurrection and, after the Restoration, was created, in 1661, earl of Carlisle, Viscount Morpeth and Lord Dacre of Gilsland, titles which are still held by his descendants.
There is evidence that he "was settled in Morpeth as a Presbyterian minister as early as 1709."
At Morpeth Horsley opened a private school.
He gave lectures on mechanics and hydrostatics in Morpeth, Alnwick and Newcastle, and was elected F.R.S.
In the following year he entered parliament as member for Morpeth, but for a considerable period he took scarcely any part in the debates.Advertisement
Scotland, forced the king's hand, and penetrated England as far as Morpeth.
Of these the principal are the Egerton, Morpeth, Morpeth Branch and Wallasey Docks; while the Alfred Dock, with its three entrances, nineteen pairs of lock-gates, 8 acres.
Parramatta, Richmond and Windsor had indeed been founded within the first decade of the colony's existence; Newcastle, Maitland and Morpeth, near the coast to the north of Sydney, had been begun during the earlier years of the 19th century; but the towns of the interior, Goulburn, Bathurst and others, were not commenced till about 1835, in which year the site of Melbourne was first occupied by Batman and Fawkner.
A Northumbrian piper was at Morpeth station last week (Monday 12 December 2005) to greet a new service from Virgin Trains.
A Georgian house on Morpeth's oldest street, Oldgate, is a reminder of one of England's greatest seafarers.Advertisement
A Georgian house on Morpeth 's oldest street, Oldgate, is a reminder of one of England 's greatest seafarers.