FARMING DOWN HOPEMAN WAY
by Geordie Towns aged 81. (2005)
Hopeman village has the sea to the north and farmland to the south, which consisted of two farms and numerous strips of letted land.
The farm of Backlands lies to the west of Hopeman and was owned by James McKimmie who also became the tenant of “Weddershill” during 1930. Weddershill was in the village of Hopeman and part of Hopeman Estate. It also ...Continue Reading →