Keys to the Past HER: D5924
Grid ref: NZ182431

Hamsteels Colliery (1867 - 1958)


Hamsteels Colliery and Coke Ovens, between Quebec and Esh Winning in County Durham. The colliery was founded in 1867 by Messrs. R. S. Johnson and T. M. Reay. By 1986 there were 618 men and boys working at the drift mines and pits of Hamsteels Colliery (419 working below ground, 199 on the surface). At its peak of employment in 1914, 917 were employed (683 working below ground, 234 on the surface).[1] A small, rectangular colliery village was built to the north-west, and a number of coke ovens stood to the south of the colliery.[2] Hamsteels Colliery closed in 1958.[3]

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Hamsteels Colliery

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Hamsteels Colliery, Esh (Esh)
- "Hamsteels Colliery was founded at some time between 1860 and 1880 on the site of (Esh tileworks D5784)..."

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WW Parkinson - 8th DLI - Hamsteels Colliery (Missing)

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M McQuillan - Hamsteels Colliery (Prisoner of War)

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F Crow - 8th DLI - Hamsteels Colliery (Wounded and gassed)

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Mining
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Esh Winning
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Esh Winning
- Overview About Esh Winning Map Street View   Esh Winning is a village, and location of a former colliery, in County Durham, England. It is situated in the Deerness Valley ...

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