Hartley Pit Memorial, Earsdon


In the churchyard of St Alban's Church in Earsdon is a memorial to the 204 miners lost in the Hartley Colliery Disaster of 1862.

"ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF THE 204 MINERS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN HARTLEY PIT, BY THE FATAL CATASTROPHE OF THE ENGINE BEAM BREAKING 16th JANUARY 1862"

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Earsdon - Hartley Pit Memorial

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034058:St. Albans Church Earsdon. C.1910

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Hartley Memorial Monument

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Hartley Colliery (-1959)
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Hartley Colliery (-1959)
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HARTLEY DISASTER MEMORIAL NORTH EAST OF CHURCH OF ST ALBAN, AND SURROUNDING WALL - List Entry
- "Earsdon Hartley Disaster memorial 4/27 north-east of Church of St. Alban, and surrounding wall. G.V. II Memorial. About 1862. Sandstone ashlar. Tall corniced pedestal with cord moulding to ...

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Tyne and Wear HER(5247): Earsdon, Church of St. Alban, Hartley Colliery Dis. Memorial
- "Memorial to the memory of 204 miners who lost their lives in Hartley Pit when the engine beam broke in January 1862. The disaster was instrumental in the passing of ...

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Hartley Disaster Memorial
- "....Incised Roman letters painted black on the frieze of the east face of the pedestal : ERECTED / TO THE MEMORY OF THE 204 MINERS, WHO LOST THEIR / LIVES IN THE HARTLEY ...

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