Sir Francis Blake

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Sir Francis Blake, 1st Baronet, Of Tillmouth Park
... Sir Francis Douglas Blake, 1st Baronet CB DL (27 February 1856 – 5 February 1940) was Deputy Lieutenant of Northumberland, Vice Lord Lieutenant in 1920 and 1931, a Justice of the Peace ... The son of Francis Blake (1832–1861), the heir of Sir Francis Blake of Twizell Castle, on the death of his father he inherited substantial estates in Northumberland including Tillmouth House, Twizell Castle and ... Blake demolished the family house at Tillmouth and replaced it with a grand mansion in 1882 using in the process large quantities of masonry from the ...

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    Sound the Flute!
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