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history of Brandon Colliery, 1856 to 1960

Laurie Moran

history of Brandon Colliery, 1856 to 1960

by Laurie Moran

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Published by L. Moran in [Brandon] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal mines and mining -- England -- Durham (County) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Laurie Moran.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN808.G62 D876 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 376 p. :
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15171609M

    Generations of families worked down the North East’s pits – it was the industry on which the region’s prosperity was built. In , the year of peak production, , men and boys worked in Durham’s mines. Discover the story of North East mining at the s Colliery. The site on which the museum stands was once at the heart of. Brandon Colliery, , History of, by Laurie Moran, [R46] British Local History - Dillon's University Bookshop [S47] Building Societies [B44] Chestnut Walk residential home - information brochure c Calendar of Ancient Deeds Vols [E18] Care & Compassion – Margaret Railton [S68] Cartulary of St Frideswide [S81] CHAIN [A16].

    Welcome to the history of East Rainton Cricket Club, the club started playing friendly cricket in , entered the North East Durham league in , and moved moved around a few leagues before settling in the North East Durham League in We won our first league championship in Information, photographs and plans for Brandon Pit House Coal Colliery on the mine exploration web site

    Use Ctrl+F (Command+F on a MAC) to open a search box to find text on this page. County Name Town From Month Closed(Merged) Comments Cumberland Allbright Drift & Birkby Crosby March See Birkby & Allbright Cumberland Clifton Workington February Cumberland Ellenbank Birkby March Cumberland. and M6 motorways, much of its achievements and history forgotten. This book records some of the memories of the men and women born and living here in the 20th century and many of the photographs they treasure. It is not offered as a complete history, but as a taste of the life and peo-ple of the town. - 1 - 1 - Old-time OldburyFile Size: 2MB.


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An in depth look at the history of the colliery, well researched and sporting a complement of black and white photos. This book takes the reader through both world wars and the colliery workers who fought in them, the ups and downs in the mines fortunes and through to the colliery's closure in   History of Brandon Colliery, by Laurie Moran,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1).

Brandon colliery. The Newcastle firm of Straker and Love obtained the site that was to become Brandon colliery, sinking the 'A' shaft in and the 'C' pit in Inmen and boys were employed working the Hutton, Busty, and Brockwell seams of coal at this colliery.

Brandon Pit house was sunk in Country: England. Catalogue of plans of abandoned mines for Brandon Colliery: Notes:Oct - Brandon Colliery sunk.

- A new winning was sunk at Brandon from the surface to the Hutton Seam. A boring was also continued below down to the Brancepeth Seam. - Brandon Colliery sunk from the Hutton down to the Main Coal Seam.

- Three Quarter seam. Brandon Colliery opened in Brandon Colliery closed in and those at Littleburn and Browney in and Housing development has been a constant feature of Brandon history since. west of Brandon. Pit House Colliery was sunk in (7) and was worked by John Shaw (8). It was later absorbed into Brandon Colliery, sunk in by the same family (9).

One of these two collieries, worked in a primitive fashion using a whim‐gin. The book is named, 'The History of Brandon Colliery ', Brandon being the place where my father, Laurie and I were born and raised.

Laurie Moran's book is now out of print and difficult to buy, but not impossible. Brandon 4 miles [6 km] WSW of Durham Map Ref: (Sheet 88) NZ, 54° 45' 29" N, 1° 39' 57" W: Maps: map from the Guide to the Coalfields (Colliery Guardian) Opened: Closed: 15 Mar Pits: Shaft details for Brandon Pit House Colliery: Owners: s - Strakers & Love Ltd.

- National Coal Board (N.C.B.) Output. In the s, however, the coal industry expanded massively, and a new pits were sunk in and By over men were employed at the colliery. As the population increased the new parish of Brandon and Byshottles was formed.

The collieries closed in the s. The Brandon Miners Lodge return home from the Miners Gala, c. Browney Social Club, c. Walter Wilson’s shop on Commercial Street, Brandon Colliery, c. Coundon – a short history by Jane Hatcher General Background History Coundon has a long history as a small rural village.

The place name means cows’ hill. It was given as Cundon in pipe rolls ofand as Crundon on a map of County Durham (1).File Size: KB. The entrepreneurial Newcastle firm of Straker and Love obtained the site that was to become Brandon Colliery, sinking the ‘A’ shaft in and the ‘C’ pit in Bymen and boys worked seams of coal in Hutton, Busty, and Brockwell.

Brandon Pit house was sunk in Coal mining in the area finally came to an end in local sources of research, and members were advised of an excellent book on the history of Brandon Colliery by Laurie Moran - the result of ten years of research during which copies of local newspapers were gleaned for information and family details.

Tony Harding has compiled the following: Brandon men who survived the Great War and returned home. Source: Moran, Laurie, The History of Brandon Colliery toLaurie Moran, ISBN 0 1 4. pages In his book Sons and Lovers, published in Maythe colliery is called Beggarlee.

In the Modern Library ranked Sons and Lovers as ninth in their Modern Library Best Novels, with people regarding it as his best book.

Beggarlee is also the name of another nearby former nates: 53°02′06″N 1°18′30″W / °N. 28 June Six Bells, Monmouthshire 45 18 September Auchengeich, Chryston, Lanarkshire 47 25 February Great Mountain Colliery, Tumble, Carmarthenshire 3 29 May Easington, Durham 81 25 September Cresswell Colliery, Derbyshire 80 7 September Knockshinnoch Castle, Ayrshire 13 Knockshinnoch (es).

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