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Elswick Colliery

Elswick, Newcastle



Last Updated:

3 Sept 2021


Elswick Colliery Co. (1860s), Elswick Coal Co. Ltd. (1890s)

HER Info

Elswick Colliery. Opened before 1828. It is not shown on the 2nd edition OS mapping of 1895, however a John Thomas Miller was still working at the colliery in December 1896. Owned by Elswick Colliery Company and then Elswick Coal Company Ltd. There were 3 other associated pits - North Elswick Pit (HER 4076), Mill Pit and Wortley/Engine Pit, which was sunk in 1805.

'Sketches of The Coal Mines in Northumberland and Durham' T.H.Hair, published in 1844

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