Tyne and Wear HER(12878): Benwell, Church of St. James, vault of John Buddle and family

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    "John Buddle's vault was designed by John Dobson. Buddle was a colliery manager and mining engineer who introduced a number of improvements in mining techniques. Buddle owned land in Benwell including the site of the church. It is reputed that a seam of coal was found during excavations for his vault. John Buddle's sister Ann, brother and nephew (Robert Thomas Atkinson) are also buried here {1}. John Buddle (1773-1843) was born at Kyo near Tanfield, County Durham. ..."
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    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/12878
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years ago
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