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National Coal Board

Reference: NCB 13

Catalogue Title: National Coal Board

Area: Catalogue

Category: Public Records

Description: Colliery company records

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NATIONAL COAL BOARD

(13th Deposit)

(Acc: 1169(D))

Catalogue Contents

Papers relating to Bolckow, Vaughan and Company (Ref: NCB 13/1-15)

20 June 1878 (1) Ecclesiastical Commissioners for England (2) Bolckow, Vaughan and Company Lease by (1) to (2) for 63 years of all coal, ironstone, iron ore and fireclay under the following lands: 608a.1r.25p. in township of Westerton; 479a.2r.27p. in township of Middlestone; 2029a.2r.1p. and 67a.1r.20p. in township of Ferryhill; 1850a.3r.14p. in township of Merrington; 412a.3r.14p. in township of Middlestone; 70a.2r.10p. in township of Westerton; 234a.1r.14p. in township of Great Chilton; 330a.1r.2p and 30a.2r.4p. in township of Coundon; 637a.2r.8p. in township of Coundon Grange; 110a. in township of Pollard's Lands; 34a.3r.0p., 19a.3r.10p., 24a. and 31a.3r.36p. in township of Bishop Auckland; 827a. in townships of Bondgate in Auckland, Byers Green and Binchester. Detailed provisions for working of coal Consideration: £2234 p.a. certain rent for 17.5 years and other rents as specified
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Copy of NCB 13/1
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6 April 1885 (1) Bolckow, Vaughan and Company (2) Ferryhill and Chilton Burial Board Assignment of lease for residue of term of 63 years by (1) to (2) of mines of coal, ironstone, iron ore and fireclay within 50 feet of surface of 2a. ground, part of Cleves Cross Farm, township of Ferryhill Consideration: 10s. by (2) to (1)
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6 November 1890 (1) Ecclesiastical Commissioners for England (2) Bolckow, Vaughan and Company Deed to vary provisions of Black Boy Royalty lease (20 June 1878) whereby (2) surrender mines at Ferryhill and Great Chilton, plan attached
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10 July 1896 (1) Ecclesiastical Commissioners for England (2) Bolckow, Vaughan and Company Deed of arrangement to vary provisions of Black Boy Royalty lease (20 June 1878) whereby barriers are altered
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Copy of NCB 13/5
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23 November 1899 (1) Ecclesiastical Commissioners for England (2) Bolckow, Vaughan and Company Deed of arrangement to vary provisions of Binchester Royalty lease (6 April 1877) and Black Boy Royalty lease (20 June 1878) whereby barriers are altered and powers are granted to work a portion of Binchester Royalty. Detailed provisions for working of coal
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30 November 1909 (1) Ecclesiastical Commissioners for England (2) Bolckow, Vaughan and Company Deed of arrangement to alter barriers in Binchester, Black Boy and Byers Green Royalties. Detailed provisions for working of coal
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6 March 1911 (1) Bolckow, Vaughan and Company (2) Ecclesiastical Commissioners for England Surrender by (1) to (2) of mines of coal, ironstone, iron ore and fireclay on lands hatched blue and red on plan of Black Boy Royalty lease (20 June 1878). Surrendered coal, together with coal left unworked in Dean Bridge Wood Freehold Royalty, to form new 30 yards barrier in substitution for barrier provided in 1878 lease. (1) now allowed to work minerals in part of Dean Bridge Wood Freehold Royalty hatched yellow on plan
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14 March 1912 (1) Ecclesiastical Commissioners for England (2) Bolckow, Vaughan and Company Grant by (1) to (2) of power to work coal in Low Main Seam, marked green on attached plan, by instroke drifts through Old Park Royalty to Byers Green Pit, as long as (2) occupy Byers Green Colliery under Byers Green lease (2 July 1901). Detailed provisions for working of coal Consideration: 2s.6d. per chapter ten (954 cwt) instroke rent
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18 December 1919 (1) Ecclesiastical Commissioners for England (2) Bolckow, Vaughan and Company Deed to vary provisions of Black Boy Royalty lease (20 June 1878) whereby more coal, ironstone, iron ore and fireclay are leased by (1) to (2). An internal barrier to be maintained by (2), instroke powers are granted to (2) and instroke, outstroke and tonnage rents are altered. Plan attached
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Correspondence between A. Read, Esquire, Secretary to Bolckow, Vaughan and Company; S. Hare, Esquire, Howlish Offices, Bishop Auckland, and Sir Arthur N.L. Wood at the Mining Office, Chester-le-Street concerning proposed renewal of lease of Black Boy Royalties, 21 December 1923 - 2 January 1924
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18 December 1924 (1) Ecclesiastical Commissioners for England (2) Bolckow, Vaughan and Company (3) George Edward Young of West Chilton Farm, Ferryhill, farmer, and William Henry Oliver of Dunsley, Woodlands Road, Darlington, the owners of Merrington Park Colliery Licence by (1) to (2) to sub-let to (3) all coals in Low Main Seam which lies under red lands at Black Boy Royalty lease (20 June 1878) with provisions for working of coal. Plan attached
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Plan of Binchester Branch Railway showing owners of adjoining land, n.d. No scale
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Plan of land occupied by colliery plant railways etc., Leasingthorne Colliery, n.d. Scale: 25.344 inches to 1 mile [1:2500]
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Papers relating to the Brancepeth Coal Company (Ref: NCB 13/16)

Memoranda concerning agreement between London & North Eastern Railway and Brancepeth Coal Company as to sidings at Littleburn Colliery, 27 - 30 July 1951
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Papers relating to Cochrane and Company (Ref: NCB 13/17-18)

24 March 1932 (1) North Brancepeth Coal Company (in liquidation) (2) Charles Urie Peat of Martins Bank Chambers, Darlington, chartered accountant (the liquidator) (3) Cochrane and Company Conveyance by (1) and (2) to (3) of mines of coal etc. under 'East Broom' (49.656a.) and 'West Broom' (49.462a) with powers to work coal. Recites deeds of 7 November 1870 and 5 August 1871. Plans attached Consideration: £1000 by (3) to (2)
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4 November 1932 (1) Strakers and Love (2) Cochrane and Company Underlease for 15 years by (1) to (2) of all coal, fireclay and plateclay in the Victoria Seam near New Brancepeth. Detailed provisions for working coal. Various rents as specified
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Papers relating to Consett Iron Company (Ref: NCB 13/19-56)

Agreements concerning prices and conditions for Hutton Seam, Langley Park Colliery, 7 February 1879 - 12 November 1929
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Agreements concerning prices and conditions for Low Main Seam, Langley Park Colliery, 19 June 1903 - 18 April 1914
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Agreements concerning working conditions etc. for Harvey Seam, Langley Park Colliery, 3 May 1912 - 24 December 1915
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Wages book, Langley Park Colliery, 7 October 1899 - 8 September 1900
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Applications for insurance cards [Langley Park Colliery?], 4 May 1933 - 22 February 1946
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Register of persons leaving colliery [Langley Park Colliery?], 7 May 1937 - 18 September 1943
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Register of persons employed, Langley Park Colliery, n.d.
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 5 February 1915 - 21 December 1915
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 22 December 1915 - 15 September 1916
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 16 September 1916 - 10 December 1917
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 11 December 1917 - 16 May 1919
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 1 March 1919 - 22 November 1920
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 4 December 1920 - 14 June 1922
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 23 June 1922 - 13 April 1923
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 16 April 1923 - 4 July 1924
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 3 July 1924 - 15 February 1927
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 22 April 1926 - 2 November 1928
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 14 November 1928 - 21 January 1930
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 13 January 1930 - 2 April 1931
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 2 April 1931 - 9 March 1933
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 13 March 1933 - 11 October 1933
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 15 October 1934 - 28 May 1936
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 30 May 1936 - 16 December 1937
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 22 December 1937 - 5 September 1939
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 8 September 1939 - 12 March 1940
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 18 March - 30 October 1940
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 27 July - 29 September 1942 and 2 March 1944
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 8 October 1942 - 21 February 1944
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Personal injury reports, Langley Park Colliery, 5 April 1944 - 26 September 1945
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Accident report book, Langley Park Colliery, 4 April - 23 September 1946
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Accident report book, Langley Park Colliery, 26 September 1946 - 14 August 1947
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Accident report book, Langley Park Colliery, 18 August - 9 December 1947
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Annual report, Langley Park Colliery, 23 July 1915
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Half-yearly report, Langley Park Colliery, 19 January 1916
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Half-yearly report, Langley Park Colliery, 15 January 1917
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Half-yearly report, Langley Park Colliery, 17 January 1914
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Letters to M. Hedley, Esquire, from R. Lidster and Arthur Hepburn concerning report on new work, Langley Park Colliery, 3 -5 January 1917
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Plans and papers concerning sheaves, rollers and stonemen's wedges, Langley Park Colliery, 18 May 1928 - 12 October 1937
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Papers relating to Dorman, Long and Company (Ref: NCB 13/57-67)

Reports by doctors attending on accident cases, Mainsforth Colliery, 27 April 1928 - 25 August 1933
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Accident report book for ambulance room, Mainsforth Colliery, 28 August 1933 - 14 June 1935
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Accident report book for ambulance room, Mainsforth Colliery, 14 June 1935 - 3 July 1936
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Accident report book for ambulance room, Mainsforth Colliery, 5 July 1936 - 14 October 1937
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Accident report book for ambulance room, Mainsforth Colliery, 15 October 1937 - 30 November 1938
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Accident report book, Mainsforth Colliery, 1 December 1938 - 30 November 1939
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Accident report book for ambulance room, Mainsforth Colliery, 1 December 1939 - 6 November 1940
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Accident report book, Mainsforth Colliery 4 November 1940 - 6 August 1941
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Accident report book, Mainsforth Colliery 7 August 1941 - 24 August 1942
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Accident report book, Mainsforth Colliery, 24 August 1942 - 31 October 1943
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Wages book, [Thrislington Colliery?], 3 January 1953 -1957
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Papers relating to Easington Coal Company (Ref: NCB 13/68-75)

Sketches and specifications of machinery, Easington Colliery, 7 July 1904 - 31 July 1919
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Sketches of machinery, Easington Colliery, 4 July 1919 - 22 January 1934
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Sketches of machinery, Easington Colliery, 19 February 1931 - 27 June 1947
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Account of coals drawn, Easington Colliery, 1 January 1937 - 30 December 1939
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Account of coals drawn, Easington Colliery, 31 December 1939 - 31 December 1942
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Account of daily drawings of coal, Easington Colliery, 1 January 1943 - 31 December 1948
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Register of total hands, Easington Colliery, 7 January 1939 - 25 December 1943
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Register of total hands employed, Easington Colliery, 1944 - 1949
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Papers relating to East Hetton Collieries Ltd. (Ref: NCB 13/76)

Accident reports, East Hetton Colliery, 10 January 1929 - 3 November 1951
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Papers relating to Henry Stobart and Company (Ref: NCB 13/77-91)

Correspondence between John Pallister & Son, Estate Offices, Crook; Thomas Jennings, solicitor, Bishop Auckland; Messrs. Stobart and Company, Colliery Offices, Etherley; and Mr. Watson Collingwood, Hesleden, concerning specifications of work to be done to Mr. Collingwood's damaged property at Newton Cap, 28 May 1917 - 16 March 1918
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Register of those employed as coalhewers, Thrislington Colliery, 27 April 1931 - 15 September 1952
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Insurance contributions book [Thrislington Colliery?], 1937 - 1941
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Papers concerning National Insurance payments, Thrislington Colliery, 1938 - 1945 Originally enclosed in NCB 13/79
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Register of employees for National Insurance purposes, Thrislington colliery, 1948 - 1952
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Pay book, Thrislington Colliery, 1942 - 1947
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Correspondence concerning sale of scrap, Thrislington Colliery, 12 April 1933 - 23 April 1936
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Papers concerning conveying and coal-cutting costs, hewing and filling prices, Thrislington Colliery, c.1936 Originally enclosed in NCB 13/79
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Plans of seams and surface arrangements, Thrislington Colliery, 1954 - 1961 Scales: 1:2500 and 1:5000
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Correspondence concerning sales of coal, Fishburn Colliery, 21 July 1932 - 8 June 1935
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Correspondence concerning machinery, cables etc., Fishburn Colliery, 2 February 1933 - 10 April 1943
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Correspondence concerning colliery houses, Fishburn Colliery, 29 March 1933 - 7 November 1944
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Papers relating to administration of pithead baths, Fishburn Colliery, 6 June 1933 - 31 March 1940
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Accident report book, Fishburn Colliery, 15 June 1936 - 25 September 1940
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Work programmes, Fishburn Colliery, 6 February 1937 - 24 January 1941
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Papers relating to Horden Collieries Ltd. (Ref: NCB 13/92-168)

Workmen's engagement book, Shotton Colliery, 1877 - 1953
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Forms for appointment of firemen, examiners or deputies, Shotton Colliery, 2 June 1919 - February 1949
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Forms for appointment of firemen, examiners or deputies, Shotton Colliery, 7 - 17 January 1936
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Forms for appointment of firemen, examiners or deputies, Shotton Colliery, 2 September 1940 - 26 January 1946
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Forms for appointment of firemen, examiners or deputies, Shotton Colliery, 4 February 1946 - 4 January 1954
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Forms for appointment of winding enginemen, Shotton Colliery, 2 November 1931 - 2 December 1935
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Forms for appointment of shot firers, Shotton Colliery, 23 November 1931 - 1 October 1934
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Forms for appointment of shot firers, Shotton Colliery, 23 February 1938 - 4 February 1946
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Forms for appointment of shot firers, Shotton Colliery, 20 January 1949 - 27 August 1951
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Forms for appointment of authorised persons, Shotton Colliery, 15 January 1936 - 28 September 1953
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Form for appointment of authorised persons, Shotton Colliery, 4 February 1938 - 10 June 1953
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Forms for appointment of authorised persons, Shotton Colliery, 16 January 1940 - 29 September 1953
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Forms for appointment of authorised persons, Shotton Colliery, 17 April 1944 - 22 July 1947
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Forms for appointment of authorised persons, Shotton Colliery 4 June 1948 - 12 June 1953
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Certificates of authority as competent or authorised persons, Shotton Colliery, 14 October 1954 - 12 December 1956
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Forms for appointment of authorised persons to search workmen, Shotton Colliery, 26 September 1940 - 8 June 1953
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Agreements concerning prices and working conditions, Shotton Colliery, 9 November 1901 - 16 April 1946
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National agreements concerning conditions and wages, including return on numbers and basic rates of adult datal workmen at Shotton Colliery, 29 November 1941 - 11 September 1947
View NCB 13/109 physical details


Abstract of pay bills, minimum wage and National Health contributions, Shotton Colliery, 9 May 1909 - 9 August 1913
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Abstract of pay bills, war wage, Sankey award and minimum wage, Shotton Colliery, 21 June 1919 - 21 March 1925
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Papers concerning hewers in Low Main Seam restricting output to support claim for increased hewing prices, Shotton Colliery, 31 August - 11 November 1918
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Plan of foundations for 100 h.p. endless rope haulage in Hutton Seam, Shotton Colliery, 26 February 1917 Scale: 1/2 inch and 3 inches to 1 foot (1:24 and 1:4]
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General correspondence including: supplies, applications, coke works, accidents, parish council matters, wages and conditions, houses, new drifts, fire brigade service etc., Shotton Colliery, 1921 - 1928
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General correspondence including: stocks, production of coal, houses, electric lights etc., Shotton Colliery, 6 January 1928 - 4 December 1930
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Papers concerning miners' welfare association: recreational facilities, including bowling, cricket and football; provision of ambulance etc., Shotton Colliery, 1922 - 1930
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Monthly accounts of coke sent from Shotton Colliery, 1923
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Monthly accounts of bye-products sent from Shotton Colliery, 1923
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Monthly accounts of coke sent from Shotton Colliery, 1924
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Monthly accounts of bye-products sent from Shotton Colliery, 1924
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Monthly accounts of coke sent from Shotton Colliery, 1925
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Monthly accounts of bye-products sent from Shotton Colliery, 1925
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Monthly accounts of coke sent from Shotton Colliery, 1926
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Monthly accounts of bye-products sent from Shotton Colliery, 1926
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Monthly accounts of coke and bye-products sent from Shotton Colliery, 1927
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Monthly accounts of coke and bye-products sent from Shotton Colliery, 1928
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Monthly accounts of: coke and bye-products sent from Shotton Colliery, 1929
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Account of ballast, coke and bye-products vended, Shotton Colliery, 30 September 1940 - 21 July 1951
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Accidents reported to H.M. Inspector of Mines, Shotton Colliery, 11 August 1924 - 14 September 1932
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Measurements for cutters and pullers, Shotton Colliery, c.1960
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Plan of Harvey Seam, second North Longwall district, Shotton Colliery, n.d. Scale: 1 in. to 66 ft. (1:792]
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Letter from Thomas Watson to R. Forster at Castle Eden Colliery concerning Wingate School Board providing school accommodation for their district, 12 October 1896
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 17 March 1909 - 21 December 1912
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 21 December 1912 - 5 December 1913
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 6 December 1913 - 8 April 1916
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 10 April 1916 - 28 December 1918
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 30 December 1918 - 5 March 1921
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 4 March 1921 -21 April 1923
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery 20 April 1923 - 28 March 1925
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 30 March 1925 - 5 March 1927
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 7 March 1927 - 21 July 1928
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 20 July 1928 - 25 January 1930
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 25 January 1930 - 31 August 1931
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 31 August 1931 - 13 February 1933
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 13 February - 23 December 1933
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 26 December 1933 - 25 May 1935
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 27 May 1935 - 1 August 1936
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 4 August 1936 - 24 July 1937
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 21 July 1937 - 10 September 1938
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 12 September 1938 - 11 November 1939
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 13 November 1939 - 18 January 1941
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 16 January 1941 - 31 January 1942
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 31 January 1942 - 3 April 1943
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 5 April 1943 - 13 May 1944
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 13 May 1944 - 30 June 1945
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Cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 2 July 1945 - 19 July 1946
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Petty cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 22 October 1953 - 2 July 1955
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Petty cash book, Blackhall colliery, 1 July 1955 - 5 July 1957
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Petty cash book, Blackhall Colliery, 3 July 1957 - 6 November 1959
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Account book of drawings, colliery consumption and vend, Blackhall Colliery, 5 July 1913 - 4 August 1917
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Account of coals washed, Blackhall Colliery, 18 October 1924 - 23 September 1933
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Account of stoppages, Blackhall Colliery, 18 April 1919 - 21 May 1956
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Agreements between Horden Collieries Ltd. and employees of Blackhall Colliery concerning money to be paid for electricity, leading coal and water for company houses, 3 August 1923 - 7 April 1937
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Agreement for conditions and prices, Blackhall Colliery, n.d. [post 25 December 1913]
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Agreement for conditions and prices, Horden Colliery, 17 May 1929
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Auditors' reports to directors of Horden Collieries Ltd., 17 November 1916 - 12 November 1921
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Ledger, Horden Collieries Ltd., 1933 - 1935
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Account of milk sold, Horden Hill Farm, 1 April 1936 - 31 December 1945
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Papers relating to Hutton Henry Coal Company (Ref: NCB 13/169-170)

Register of attendance, East Pit, Hutton, January 1932 - December 1948
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Particulars of sale for Hutton Henry Colliery, with plan of royalties, n.d.
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Papers relating to Lambton, Hetton and Joicey Collieries (Ref: NCB 13/171-192)

Tentale book, various royalties, Silksworth Colliery, 31 December 1873 - 28 December 1889
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Accounts of certain, tentale, outstroke and wayleave rents, Silksworth Colliery, 1 January 1889 - 1 July 1895
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Accounts of certain, tentale and outstroke rents, Plains Royalty, Silksworth Colliery, 28 December 1901 - 1 January 1935
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Accounts of certain, tentale, outstroke and wayleave rents, Silksworth Colliery, 31 December 1907 - 1 January 1923
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Accounts of scores drawn, various royalties, Silksworth Colliery, 15 January 1876 - 12 June 1880
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Letter book concerning royalties, Silksworth Colliery Surveying Department, 21 May 1920 - 12 September 1927
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Papers relating to coal hewing and filling agreements, Elemore Colliery, 13 November 1880 - 10 October 1951
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Letters and agreements concerning workmen, shifts, holidays and wages, Elemore Colliery, 1881 - 1948
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Agreement concerning price for stall working in Lady Low Main Seam, Elemore Colliery, 19 February 1886
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Papers concerning wage agreements and holidays, Elemore Colliery, June 1911 - 25 May 1951
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Score prices for hewing etc., George Low Main Seam, Lady Low Main Seam and Main Coal Seam, Elemore Colliery, 15 August 1911
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Exemptions by J.R.R. Wilson, H.M. Inspector of Mines, from provisions prohibiting the raising or lowering of persons otherwise than in cages in respect of ppcast shaft, Elemore Colliery, 4 August 1914 - 1 September 1915
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Papers concerning fatal accidents, Elemore Colliery, 6 December 1917 - 22 October 1945
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Workmen's engagement book, including letters concerning suitability of certain men, Elemore Colliery, 16 September 1932 - 25 June 1973
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Coal allowances to workmen, Elemore Colliery, June 1936 - December 1940
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Certificates of names and addresses of workers and their coal allowances, list of coal allowances and agreement by W. Lumsden to take one load per month, Elemore Colliery, August 1936 - 10 May 1951 Originally enclosed in NCB 13/185
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Accounts and minutes of Officials' Fund, Elemore Colliery, 1938 - 1949
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Schedule of land and property owned by the Lambton, Hetton and Joicey Collieries, 1896 - 1942
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Payments for rent and damages by Lambton Collieries Ltd., October 1900 - July 1922
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1 November 1913 (1) Clark Stewart (2) Lambton and Hetton Collieries Ltd. Articles of agreement whereby (1) will let to (2) the house, 61 Lilywhite Terrace Consideration: £12 p.a.
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30 January 1914 (1) Ernest Kay (2) Lambton and Hetton Collieries Ltd. Articles of agreement whereby (1) will let to (2) the house, 4 Smith's Terrace, Hetton-le-Hole Consideration: £12 p.a.
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Stock book listing stores with their value per ton [Lambton and Hetton Collieries Ltd?], 31 December 1913 - 31 October 1915
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Papers relating to Pease and Partners (Ref: NCB 13/193-211)

Account of coal taken from Waterhouses, Esh and Ushaw Moor Collieries, 5 May 1917 - March 1948
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Managers' monthly reports, Waterhouses, Esh and Ushaw Moor Collieries, 22 January 1920 -26 April 1924
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Managers' monthly reports, Waterhouses, Esh and Ushaw Moor Collieries, 18 April 1925 - 6 July 1927
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Managers' monthly reports, Waterhouses, Esh and Ushaw Moor Collieries, 19 April 1930 - 18 February 1933
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Managers' reports, Waterhouses colliery, April 1939 -November 1942
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Managers' monthly reports, Waterhouses Colliery, January 1943 - November 1946
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Managers' monthly reports, Esh Colliery, January 1943 - October 1947
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Annual report, Waterhouses Colliery, 31 March 1933
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Annual reports, Waterhouses and Esh Collieries, 1939 - 1943 Enclosure: see NCB 13/202
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Annual reports, Waterhouses and Esh Collieries, 1939 - 1946 Originally enclosed in NCB 13/201
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Agreement book, Wooley Colliery 28 June 1920 -10 May 1961
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Papers concerning re-opening of Esh Colliery, 4 February 1937 - 5 March 1942
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Sales and cost statements, Waterhouses Colliery 30 September 1937 - 30 September 1946
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Manager's report on civil defence etc., Waterhouses Colliery, December 1942
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Cost of production, Waterhouses Colliery, 31 March 1947
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Letters, leases, bills and receipts covering Alma Farm, Stanley, Crook, owned by Pease and Partners, 31 July 1911 - 14 August 1945
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General file including: payment of contributions to Northumberland and Durham Miners' Permanent Relief Fund; Esh and Waterhouses Recreation Association; power cuts and electric repairs at Waterhouses; numbers, ages and occupations of employees and arrangements for their shifts; overtime etc.; a list of goods in stock at Hopetown warehouse; report on horses and ponies; 1926 - 1928
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Map of royalties of Peases West Collieries, Etherley area, n.d. Scale: 6 in. to 1 mile (1:10560)
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Map of royalties of Peases West Collieries, Randolph area, n.d. Scale: 6 in to 1 mile (1:10560]
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Papers relating to Rainton Colliery Company (Ref: NCB 13/212)

Truck weigh book, Adventure Pit, 20 July 1944 -22 October 1948
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Papers relating to the Ramshaw Coal Company (Ref: NCB 13/213)

4 June 1930 (1) London and North Eastern Railway Company (2) Ramshaw Coal Company Agreement concerning siding at West Auckland Consideration: £5 p.a. by (2) to (1)
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Papers relating to Randolph Coal Company (Ref: NCB 13/214)

17 July 1933 (1) London and North Eastern Railway Company (2) Randolph Coal Company Agreement concerning sidings at Randolph Colliery, Evenwood, plan attached Consideration: £12 10s. p.a. by (2) to (1)
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Papers relating to South Hetton Coal Company (Ref: NCB 13/215-248)

Papers concerning supply of privies to South Hetton Cottages, 23 November 1834 - 30 November 1886
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Notice by Guardians of the Poor, Easington District, to Thomas Wood, to supply sufficient privy and ashpit accommodation for 22 cottages at South Hetton, 26 September 1891
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Notice by Easington Union Rural Sanitary Authority to Thomas Wood, of London, to provide privy and ashpit accommodation for 522 houses at South Hetton, 2 December 1892
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Letters to T. Watson, Trimdon Coal Company, from R. Hogg, Murton Colliery, Mavin Ramshaw of Haswell, builder and George Phalp, Inspector of Nuisances with Easington Rural Sanitary Authority, concerning South Hetton cottages, 28 December 1892 - 18 December 1894
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Letter from R. Hogg, Murton Colliery to Thomas Wood, concerning improvements to South Hetton cottages, with plan, 31 January 1894
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Notice by Easington Union Rural Sanitary Authority to Thomas Wood, at Barrow Hedges, Carshalton, Surrey, to make 22 houses at Forster Street, South Hetton, fit for human habitation, 17 November 1894
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Correspondence between W.O. Wood of South Hetton Coal Company and Thomas Watson, at Trimdon concerning privies at Forster Street, South Hetton, 19 November 1894 - 10 December 1896
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Sketch plan of proposed conveniences at Forster Street, South Hetton, approved by Easington District Rural Sanitary Authority, 6 December 1894 Scale: 20 ft. to 1 in. [1:240]
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Letters to W.H. Wood of Coxhoe, from Ranson, Nelson and Maling of Sunderland, solicitors, and R. Hyslop, accountant for South Hetton Coal Company, concerning rent due on South Hetton cottages, 12 May 1908 - 3 November 1910
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Letters and notice from J. Morley Longden, clerk to Easington Rural District Council, to W.H. Wood of Coxhoe and the executors of Thomas Wood, concerning South Hetton cottages being unfit for human habitation, 26 June 1908 - 7 June 1909
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Letter from Ranson, Nelson and Maling of Sunderland, solicitors, to W.H. Wood of Coxhoe concerning Mr. Griffith-Jones' opinion on the case against South Hetton Coal Company, with list of owners of South Hetton cottages and plans of the property, 14 July 1909 - 11 October 1910
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Correspondence between: R.D. Cochrane of Hetton-le-Hole and W.H. Wood of Coxhoe and Messrs. D. Balfour and Son of Newcastle; Messrs. D. Balfour and Son and J.M. Longden, clerk to Easington Council; and a report by William Emery, Inspector of Nuisances, concerning South Hetton cottages, 16 July 1908 - 22 February 1909
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Architect's report on cottages in James, Smith, Hall and Forster Streets, South Hetton, by D. Balfour, junior, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 25 November 1908
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Letters and reports concerning South Hetton Cottages: Messrs. D. Balfour and Son of Newcastle to R.D. Cochrane of Hetton-le-Hole; Ranson, Nelson and Maling of Sunderland to W.J. Cochrane of Sunderland and J. Morley Longden of Easington; W.J. Cochrane of Sunderland to W.H. Wood of Coxhoe, 25 November 1908 - 27 May 1909
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Letter from D. Balfour and Son to J. Morley Longden, clerk to Easington R.D.C., concerning improvements to South Hetton Cottages, 19 December 1908
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Letters from W.J. Cochrane of Sunderland, land agent, chartered surveyor and valuer, to W.H. Wood, of Coxhoe, and from Ranson, Nelson and Maling at Sunderland to W.J. Cochrane, concerning repairs to South Hetton Cottages and court case, 17 June - 2 October 1909
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Accounts, invoices and receipts for work on South Hetton Cottages, 3 August 1909 - 27 January 1910
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Letter from W.J. Cochrane of Sunderland, land agent, chartered surveyor and valuer, to W.H. Wood of Coxhoe, concerning list of magistrates on Castle Eden bench, 26 August 1909
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Letter from W.J. Cochrane of Sunderland, land agent, chartered surveyor and valuer, to W.H. Wood, of Coxhoe, concerning rents for South Hetton cottages, 7 October 1909
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Correspondence between W.J. Cochrane of Sunderland, land agent, chartered surveyor and valuer, W.H. Wood of Coxhoe, and W.O. Wood of South Hetton, concerning South Hetton cottages: cost of repairs and rent due from South Hetton Coal Company, 25 October 1909 - 22 January 1910
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Letters from W.J. Cochrane of Sunderland, land agent, chartered surveyor and valuer, to W.H. Wood of Coxhoe, concerning appeal to Local Government Board against notices by Easington R.D.C. concerning South Hetton Cottages, 9 - 19 April 1910
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Letters from Ranson, Nelson and Maling of Sunderland, solicitors, to W.H. Wood of Coxhoe, concerning action against South Hetton Coal Company re South Hetton cottages, 21 May -30 September 1910
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Letter from Crossman, Pritchard and Company of Gray's Inn, London, to W.H. Wood of Coxhoe, concerning lease of 46 cottages at South Hetton, 24 September 1910
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Letters from W.J. Cochrane of Sunderland, land agents, chartered surveyor and valuer, to W.H. Wood of Coxhoe, concerning completion of forms with reference to South Hetton cottages, 19 - 21 November 1910
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Letters from Ranson, Nelson and Maling of Sunderland, solicitors, to W.H. Wood of Coxhoe, concerning action against South Hetton Coal Company re South Hetton cottages, 29 November -2 December 1910
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Specifications of works required on South Hetton cottages by W.J. Cochrane of Sunderland, land agent, chartered surveyor and valuer, n.d.
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Paper concerning compensation payments to William Watson due to accident, South Hetton Colliery, 29 October 1931 - 2 January 1934
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Papers concerning accidents, compensation, medical treatment etc., South Hetton Colliery, 24 May 1938 -2 December 1952
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Papers concerning accident of John Neasham, South Hetton Colliery, 6 May 1940 - 21 September 1948
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Papers concerning compensation payments to Joseph Stewart due to miners' nystagmus, South Hetton Colliery, 18 May 1942 - 29 May 1946
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Papers concerning compensation payments to William W. Milburn due to miners' nystagmus, South Hetton Colliery, 10 April 1943 - 8 April 1953
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Papers concerning compensation payments to John Edward Tilley due to miners' nystagmus, South Hetton Colliery, 3 October 1944 - 5 October 1945
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Papers concerning accident of George Page Stewart, South Hetton Colliery, 23 September 1946 - 18 February 1949
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Papers concerning compensation payments to W.M. Ledger due to accident, South Hetton Colliery, 16 April - 2 May 1947
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Papers relating to Strakers and Love (Ref: NCB 13/249)

Visitors book, Brandon Pit Houses colliery, with brief history of colliery at front of book, 22 November 1961 - 19 July 1967
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Papers relating to Trimdon Coal Company (Ref: NCB 13/250-296)

Specifications for sinking a pit from surface to Harvey Seam, Deaf Hill Estate, and estimate for the work by James Coxon, 24 July 1867
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Proposal and account by Coxon for sinking 12 ft. 6 in. pit, Trimdon Coal Company, July 1867 -May 1872
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Letters from John Ward Fisher at Sharlestone West New Pit, near Wakefield, Yorkshire, to Thomas Watson, Esquire, at Deaf Hill Colliery, concerning tenders to sink a shaft at Deaf Hill Colliery, September 1890
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Account of strata at Deaf Hill sinking, 1891
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Sinking statement, Deaf Hill colliery, 5 March 1892
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Plan of White Hurworth and Black Hurworth winnings, Harvey Seam, Deaf Hill Colliery, 15 April 1910 Scale: 3 chains per inch [1.2376]
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Letter from E.O. Forster Brown of Salisbury House, Finsbury Circus, London, mining engineer, to Thomas Watson, of Deaf Hill Colliery, concerning an account of Cotefold Close and Sheraton Boreholes, 12 May 1919
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Letter from G.B. and T.E. Forster of 3 Eldon Square, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, to Thomas Watson, of Deaf Hill Colliery concerning making a holing at Milbank, 16 May 1919
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Letter from Thomas Mossom of Station Town, Wingate, to Thomas Watson, concerning tender for sinking shaft at Deaf Hill Colliery, n.d.
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Sections of strata sunk through, Deaf Hill Colliery, n.d.
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Account of wages and materials for sinking no. 2 shaft, Deaf Hill Colliery, n.d.
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Extract from lease of coal granted by Rev. J. Wilkinson to Thomas Wood, Deaf Hill Colliery, 9 October 1867
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Letter from William Armstrong and Sons, Collingwood Buildings, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, to Thomas Watson, of Deaf Hill Colliery, concerning rent on coal brought to surface, 4 February 1911
View NCB 13/262 physical details


Letters concerning Pike Whin Royalty, Deaf Hill Colliery, 2 October 1914 - 17 December 1915
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Draft royalty accounts, Deaf Hill Colliery, 1936 - 1943
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Royalty accounts, Deaf Hill Colliery, 3 May 1936 -November 1944
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Royalty accounts, Deaf Hill Colliery, 17 June -30 December 1944
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Correspondence concerning wayleave of Wingate Limestone Company over Deaf Hill Colliery railway, 2 October 1882 - 24 October 1885
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Account for Wingate Limestone Company leading limestone etc. over Deaf Hill branch railway, 13 November 1884 - 23 November 1885
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Letters to Thomas Watson at Deaf Hill Colliery concerning alterations needed at South Hetton cottages, with plans, 5 February - 24 December 1894 Scales: 1.5 in to 100 ft. [1:800], 1 chain to 1 in. [1:792], 20 ft. to 1 in. [1:240]
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Letter from B. Forster, Castle Eden Colliery, clerk of' Wingate School Board, to Thomas Watson, Deaf Hill Colliery, concerning lease of school buildings at Deaf Hill, 23 November 1896
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Correspondence between Triffith Young, Bank Chambers, Durham, and Thomas Watson, Deaf Hill Colliery, concerning a garden of which Thomas Marshall of Sunniside, Deaf Hill, claims to have been dispossessed, July 1920
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Plan of offices and houses, Deaf Hill Colliery, n.d. Scale: 4 ft. to 1 in. [1:48]
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17 October 1895 (1) The lessees (43 persons named) (2) William Henry Wood of Coxhoe, Esquire, Thomas Wood of Westminster, Colonel in H.M. Army, and Benjamin James Bucknall of Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, land agent, executors of the will of Thomas Wood, late of Barrow Hedges, Carshalton, Surrey, Esquire (3) Walter Scott Limited Deed of arrangement and release concerning duties of (2) to Deaf Hill Colliery and (3) to Trimdon Grange Colliery to pump water and carry out maintenance etc.
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Letter from S. Tate, Trimdon Grange Colliery, to Thomas Watson, at Deaf Hill Colliery, concerning [water] feeders in Coxhoe Royalty, 17 September 1896
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Letter from R. Eldon, Gilesgate, Durham, to Mr. Wood concerning his inspection of dams and work required, Deaf Hill Colliery, 21 July 1919
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Correspondence between S. Tate, Trimdon Grange; Thomas Watson, Deaf Hill Colliery, and W.H. Wood, Coxhoe Hall, concerning subletting coal standing in pillars in Tootles Way, Main Coal Seam, 25 March - 5 December 1896
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Letter from T.C. Squance and Sons, Sunderland, chartered accountants, to W.H. Wood, Coxhoe, concerning letter to S.W. Woolmer, Temple Chambers, London, re accounts for 4 years ending 3 December 1906, Deaf Hill Colliery, 10 June 1909
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Account book for landsale, Deaf Hill Colliery, 2 October 1939 - 31 May 1946
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Letter from Martin and Fenwick, Leeds to Thomas Watson, Deaf Hill Colliery, concerning approval of roads at Black Hurworth, 25 May 1910
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Letters from William Armstrong and Sons, Collingwood Buildings, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, to Thomas Watson, Deaf Hill Colliery, concerning coal under land fenced by Hartlepool Gas and Water Company at White Hurworth, 28 January 1911
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Letter from William Armstrong and Sons, Collingwood Buildings, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, to Thomas Watson, Deaf Hill Colliery, concerning driving new drifts beneath reservoirs of Hartlepool Gas and Water Company, 14 March 1918
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Letter from G.C. Carr, 1 Queen Street, Durham, to Joseph E. Barket, Deaf Hill Colliery, concerning income tax papers, payments to Sherburn Hospital and Vicar of Wingate and the area of Wingate House Farm, 15 December 1922
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Coal sales journal, Deaf Hill Colliery, 2 January 1935 - 30 September 1939
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Letter concerning coal and coke rationing scheme, Deaf Hill Colliery, 193(5-9?) Originally enclosed in NCB 13/283
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Account of strata sunk through new winning, Trimdon Colliery, 13 August 1868
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Sections of strata sunk through new winning, Trimdon Colliery, 13 August 1868
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Letter from Thomas Watson, Trimdon Colliery to W.H. Wood, concerning report on measures needed to combat water in Low Main and Harvey Seams and necessity for action, 6 December 1882
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Letter from R.S. Tate, Trimdon Grange Colliery, to John Wood, Deaf Hill Colliery, concerning proposed route for overhead cable between Trimdon Grange Colliery and Trimdon Colliery, with blueprint, June 1919 Scale: 1:2500
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Letter from J.W. Lodge, solicitor for Sedgefield R.D.C., to Thomas Watson, Deaf Hill Colliery, and letter from John Wood, Deaf Hill Colliery to J.W. Lodge, concerning proposed new road from Trimdon Grange to Trimdon Colliery, 9 and 13 October 1919
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Letters from J.W. Lodge, solicitor for Sedgefield R.D.C., to John Wood, Coxhoe Hall, concerning proposed new road from Trimdon Grange to Trimdon Colliery, 14 October - 30 December 1919
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Report by T. Watson on Trimdon Colliery and Deaf Hill Colliery, 30 August 1882
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Correspondence between Wilson, Ornsby and Cadle of North Bailey, Durham, Thomas Watson, Deaf Hill Colliery, W.H. Wood, Coxhoe Hall, Mrs. Greenwood, Trimdon Colliery, and F. Marshall, County Court Chambers, Durham, solicitor and town clerk, concerning sale of building land on North Moor Estate, by Wood to Greenwood, 21 July - 17 November 1896
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Letter from H.L. French, Food Production Department of Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, London, to managing director of Deaf Hill Colliery, concerning proposal of Sedgefield R.D.C. to acquire 9a. of arable land from farm belonging to Trimdon Coal Company for building site, 10 July 1919
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Letters from W.R. Woodhead, Rectory Avenue, Darlaston, Wednesbury, Staffordshire, to Thomas Watson, concerning the re-fencing of ground and the necessity to take a yard in width from east side of his garden and a reduction in rent accordingly, 1 - 3 September 1919
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Ledger, Trimdon Coal Company, 1938 - 1943
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Ledger, Trimdon Coal Company, 1938 - 1943
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Papers relating to the Weardale Steel, Coal and Coke Company (formerly the Weardale Iron and Coal Company) (Ref: NCB 13/297-334)

9 December 1872 (1) H. Elliott acting for the Weardale Iron Company (2) T. Douglas acting for Messrs. Pease and Partners Deed of arrangement that (2) shall lease to (1) for 4 years the coal adjoining Hedley Hill, held by them from Lord Boyne, plan attached, with detailed provisions for working coal and rents specified. (1) will lease to (2) for 14 years the main coal under such portion of royalty leased by them from Mr. Pickering, plan attached
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27 June 1888 (1) Viscount Boyne (2) Weardale Iron and Coal Company Abstract of lease for 21 years by (1) to (2) of coal, ironstone and fireclay under lands in townships of Thornley and Cornsay, parishes of Wolsingham and Lanchester, with detailed provisions for working coal and rents specified.
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1902 (1) Gustavus Russell, Viscount Boyne (2) Weardale Steel Coal and Coke Company (3) Joseph Horatio Love of Hawk Hills, Easingwold, Yorkshire, coal owner Licence by (1) to (2) to underlet to (3) coal and fireclay under lands at Thornley and Cornsay, plan attached
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1902 (1) Weardale Steel Coal and Coke Company (2) Joseph Horatio Love of Hawk Hills, Easingwold, Yorkshire, coal owner Underlease for 4 years by (1) to (2) of coal under lands at Thornley and Cornsay, with detailed provisions for working coal and rents specified
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1905 (1) Louis Gabriel Agricol Eugene Depertius, Baron de-Montfaucon of 25 Avenue de Maringy, Paris, France, and of Greencroft Park, and Anatole Thomas Edouard, Baron de Knyff of 32 Rue Washington, Paris, France, and of Greencroft Park (2) Weardale Steel Coal and Coke Company Lease and abstract of lease for 42 years by (1) to (2) of all coal, ironstone and fireclay under Stow House Farm, containing 150a., in parish of Cornsay, with detailed provisions for working coal Consideration: £150 p.a. certain rent plus other rents as specified
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5 September 1907 (1) The Right Hon. Gustavus Russell, Viscount Boyne (2) Weardale Steel Coal and Coke Company Copy lease for 21 years by (1) to (2) of coal, ironstone and fireclay under townships of Thornley and Cornsay, parishes of Wolsingham and Lanchester, with detailed provisions for working coal and rents as specified
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27 February 1931 (1) The owners of lands with rights of commonage on Cornsay and Hedley Commons (2) Weardale Steel Coal and Coke Company Agreement for user of certain parts of the Commons for mining operations and works with (2) to restore surface on determination of lease (16 April 1928) Consideration: £200 for damages and £25 p.a. by(2) to (1)
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Papers concerning lease of Sunderland Bridge Royalty by H.T.T. Salvin, Croxdale Wood House, to Weardale Iron and Coal Company, 7 July 1876 - 11 January 1878
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31 December 1886 (1) Anthony Wilkinson of 52 Old Elvet, Durham (2) Right Reverend George Howard, Lord Bishop of Truro (3) Charles Edward Prime of Askidge Wood, Wokingham, Berkshire (4) Mary Widdrington of Hauxley Morden, Surrey, widow (5) Weardale Iron and Coal Company Copy lease by (1), (2), (3) and (4) to (5) for 42 years of coal under lands at Wingate and Wheatley Hill, with detailed provisions for working coal and rents as specified
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28 February 1908 (1) Ecclesiastical Commissioners (2) Weardale Steel Coal and Coke Company Lease by (1) to (2) for 42 years of coal and fireclay under lands at Bishop Middleharn and Nunstainton, plan attached, with detailed provisions for working coal and rents as specified
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23 May 1910 (1) Weardale Steel Coal and Coke Company (2) Carlton Iron Company Copy sublease for remainder of term of 42 years by (1) to (2) of coal and fireclay under Bishop Middleham and Nunstainton, with detailed provisions for working coal and rents as specified. Recites lease of 28 February 1908. Plan attached
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Correspondence between Weardale Steel Coal and Coke Company, Charles Howson, Mainsforth Colliery, and J.H.B. Forster, Whitworth House, Spennymoor, concerning four drifts being driven through the Ecclesiastical Commissioners' barrier, Busty Seam, Bishop Middleham Royalty, 9 - 12 March 1918 Originally enclosed in NCB 13/307
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Correspondence between J.H.B. Forster, Weardale Steel Coal and Coke Company, Tudhoe Ironworks, Spennymoor, and Charles Howson, Dorman, Long and Co., Mainsforth Colliery, Ferryhill, concerning surveying of land at Bishop Middleham Colliery prior to building an engine house and electric substation, plan attached, 3 December 1927 - 6 February 1928 Originally enclosed in NCB 13/307
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List of notices to the London and North Eastern Railway Company concerning coal extraction by Weardale Steel and Coal Company, Ramshaw Coal Company and Randolph Coal Company, 1877 - 1933
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Correspondence between William Armstrong & Sons, Chester-le-Street, North Eastern Railway Company and Weardale Iron and Coal Company, concerning the working of coal under Croxdale Viaduct, plans included, 25 March 1879 - 14 July 1891
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Brief concerning arbitration between Weardale Iron and Coal Company and North Eastern Railway Company concerning Croxdale Viaduct, 1879 - 1890
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Correspondence between William Armstrong, Pelaw House, Chester-le-Street, and J.R. Crone, Tudhoe, for Weardale Iron and Coal Company, concerning arbitration with North Eastern Railway Company over Croxdale Viaduct, 8 March 1884 - 15 June 1889
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Correspondence between North Eastern Railway Company and Weardale Steel Coal and Coke Company, concerning intention to work coal in Busty Seam, Croxdale Colliery, under railway between Croxdale and Durham stations, plan included, 24 January 1905 -10 February 1921
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Papers concerning coal being left unworked in Busty Seam, Croxdale Colliery, to support Croxdale Viaduct, and receipt for compensation paid in respect of that coal by North Eastern Railway Company, 28 February 1930 - 2 June 1932
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Papers concerning notice by Weardale Steel and Coal Company to the London and North Eastern Railway Company of intention to work coal in Hutton Seam, Croxdale Colliery, under Newcastle - York railway between Ferryhill and Croxdale stations, plans attached, 14 November 1931 - 2 December 1932
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Correspondence between Weardale Iron and Coal Company and North Eastern Railway Company concerning notice of intention to work coal in Hutton Seam, Bishop's Close Colliery, under the Clarence Railway, parish of Whitworth, plan included, 22 October 1891 - 22 November 1892
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Papers concerning working coal by Weardale Iron and Coal Company in Brockwell Seam under township of Middridge, to east of Shildon Station, plans attached, 7 March 1900 - 23 February 1903
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Papers concerning notice by Weardale Steel Coal and Coke Company to North Eastern Railway Company of intention to work coal in Ballarat Seam, West Thornley Colliery, Tow Law, 21 July 1902 -19 November 1903
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Particulars, plan and conditions of sale, Wheatley Hill, Thornley and Ludworth Collieries, 9 August 1877
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Theodolite surveys, Thornley and Wheatley Hill Collieries, c.1945
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Letter book of P. Cooper, Thornley Colliery, 3 July 1877 - 11 May 1882
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Letter book, Thornley Colliery, 19 July 1910 -18 November 1919
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Accidents reported to H.M. Inspector of Mines, Wheatley Hill Colliery, 18 February 1903 -22 September 1906
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Accidents reported to H.M. Inspector of Mines, Wheatley Hill Colliery, 7 March 1907 - 20 January 1910
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Accidents reported to H.M. Inspector of Mines, Wheatley Hill Colliery, 11 February 1910 -22 September 1911
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Accidents reported to H.M. Inspector of Mines, Wheatley Hill Colliery, 30 September 1911 -8 December 1913
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Accidents reported to H.M. Inspector of Mines, Wheatley Hill Colliery, 20 December 1913 - 2 December 1915
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Accidents reported to H.M. Inspector of Mines, Wheatley Hill Colliery, 11 February 1916 -19 May 1920
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Accidents reported to H.M. Inspector of Mines, Wheatley Hill Colliery, 25 February 1921 -24 July 1924
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Accidents reported to H.M. Inspector of Mines, Wheatley Hill Colliery, 15 August 1924 -5 March 1923
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Accidents reported to H.M. Inspector of Mines, Wheatley Hill Colliery, 20 April 1928 -9 March 1932
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Accidents reported to H.M. Inspector of Mines, Wheatley Hill Colliery, 2 April 1932 -16 May 1935
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Accidents reported to H.M. Inspector of Mines, Wheatley Hill Colliery, 26 June 1935 - 7 March 1940
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Papers relating to the Wearmouth Coal Company (Ref: NCB 13/335-344)

Accounts for certain, tentale and outstroke rents for High and Low Barnes and Ford Royalties, sublet to Wearmouth and Hylton Collieries, 28 December 1901 - 14 May 1922
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Accounts for certain, tentale and outstroke rents for Scurfields Ford Royalty, Wearmouth and Hylton Collieries, 28 December 1901 - 1 January 1935 (I volume, card bound)


Accident report book, Wearmouth Colliery, 15 July 1920 - 2 June 1956
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Correspondence between Miles Walton, secretary of Durham Miners' Association and George Williams, manager of Wearmouth Colliery, concerning deputation, 1 - 27 June 1945 Originally enclosed in NCB 13/337
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Certificates of analysis of samples of mine air, Hylton Colliery, 27 July 1922 - 28 November 1946
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Returns of compensation paid in respect of non-fatal accidents at Hylton Colliery, 1930-1946
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Papers concerning compensation and guaranteed wages for non-fatal accident cases, Hylton Colliery, 7 January 1938 - 28 January 1948
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Compensation book, Hylton Colliery, 14 July 1945 - 22 June 1946
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Account of production of tons per shift, Hylton Colliery, 1944 - 1956
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Wages sheets, Hylton Colliery, 1948 Originally enclosed in NCB 13/169
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Papers concerning Whitworth Park Coal Company (Ref: NCB 13/345)

Royalty book, Whitworth Park Colliery, 2 March 1929 - 29 July 1950
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Papers concerning Wingate Coal Company (Ref: NCB 13/346-348)

Pay book, Wingate Grange Colliery, 16 July 1898 - 12 September 1902
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Letter book, William Armstrong and W.G. Wright at Wingate Grange Colliery, 26 September 1901 -11 November 1909
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Diary, Wingate Grange Colliery, 1910
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Miscellaneous (Ref: NCB 13/349-373)

Accounts for certain, tentale, outstroke and wayleave rents for New Pensher Royalty, including terms of agreement of lease, 1867 - 1893. Plan of royalty attached. Scale: 6.31 chains to 1 inch [1: 5000]
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Accounts for certain, tentale and outstroke rents for Grindon and Thorney Close Royalties, 28 December 1901 - 1 January 1935
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Accounts for certain, tentale and outstroke rents for Malings Royalty, 28 December 1901 - 1 January 1935
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Accounts for certain, tentale, outstroke, wayleave, shaft and ground rents for Robinson's Royalty, 28 December 1901 - 1 January 1935
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Accounts for certain, tentale, outstroke and wayleave rents for Beckwith Royalty, 1901 - 1934
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Plans and papers concerning proposed exchange between Sherburn Hill Royalty and Ludworth Royalty, April 1920
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Plan of North Moor Royalty, n.d.
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Minutes of deputations, 29 October 1928 - 21 November 1939 and index to Proceedings of Joint Committee of Durham Coal Owners' Association concerning Brandon Colliery, August 1872 -December 1890
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Papers concerning wages, holidays, house rent and firecoal agreements, Durham Coal Owners' Association, 1909 - 1943
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Agreements on conditions and prices, Durham Coal Owners' Association, 1 February 1934 - 22 July 1946
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Notices from Northumberland and Durham Coal Owners' Association concerning wages, holidays etc., 20 August 1937 - 14 October 1942
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Notice concerning National Insurance Act, 1911, coming into force, 15 July 1912
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National Insurance book, 1926 - 1937
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Minute book of South Shields Branch of Miners' Federation, 24 September 1941 - 4 May 1947
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Minute book of Boldon Colliery Branch of National Union of Mineworkers No. 3 Group, Supervisory and Clerical Grades, 25 October 1942 - 29 October 1950
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1960 (1) National Coal Board (2) Sunderland and South Shields Water Company Draft agreement for (2) to carry out test pumping at disused mine shaft at South Wingate owned by (1), plan attached Consideration: £1 by (2) to (1)
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1961 (1) National Coal Board (2) The Sunder land and South Shields Water Company Draft agreement for (1) to supply to (2) water from limestone at Castle Eden Colliery, from pumping station at Hesleden Dene and from water main at Horden Consideration: 9.425d. per thousand gallons by (2) to (1)
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Newspaper cuttings on 'The Homes of the Pitmen', various Durham townships, September - November 1892
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Notes on mining techniques, gases etc., c.1902
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Index to outgoing letters with name of addressees and subject of letter, 8 August 1917 - 6 April 1918
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Output book, 19 May 1930 - 29 August 1936
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Time book, with payments due, August 1938 -January 1940
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Extract from Manager's monthly report, December 1942
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Specifications for 'shaft lumps' for 12ft. 6in. pit, n.d.
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Agreements concerning taking up crop coal, various pits, n.d.
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