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In Northern England:

  • 27th June 1726: establishment of the Grand Allies: a cartel of coal trading familes in the North East.
1720s The Grand Allies Church of St John, Helsington
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230-13 Causey Arch

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The Grand Allies
- By the 18th Century control of the northern coal trade had fallen into the hands of a cartel of wealthy coal-owning families known as the 'Grand Allies'.&nbsp; Extract from: William …
Church of St John, Helsington
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Church of St John, Helsington
- Overview Map Street View St John's Church is the parish church of Helsington, Cumbria. It was built in 1726 and is in an isolated&nbsp;hillside location, about &frac12; mile south-east of …


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