Anna Bella Pit, Harraton
3 Sept 2021
8 Sept 2021
Description (or HER record listing)
Anna Bella Pit (Coal). This was served by a wagonway, (HER 3009). Shown on the tithe map of 1847 and Oliver 1851. The pit was named after Anne Isabella Milbanke (1792-1860), daughter of Judith Noel (sister of Thomas Noel, 2nd Viscount Wentworth of Kirkby Mallory Hall, Leicestershire) and Ralph Milbanke of Halnaby. In 1815 Annabella married George Gordon Byron, later the 6th Lord Byron. She later became Baroness Wentworth.
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