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South Moor Colliery [2], Kyo

Opened/Sunk: 1838, as referenced: Durham County Record Office, ref. NCB 24/117

Closed: 1919-24, as referenced: Durham County Record Office, ref. NCB 24/117

Location:  -

Map Reference: 12SW

OS Edition: 1st: 1857, 2nd: 1898, 3rd: 1921, 4th: 1938

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Company/Proprietor

Hedley, William & partners
  • T.Y. Hall, 'Abstract of the Alphabetical List of Pits in Mr. T.Y. Hall's paper on the Great Northern Coal Field... 1854', published in "North of England Institute of Mining Engineers Transactions", Vol. 3, Newcastle, 1855 (Newcastle City Library)
  • T.Y. Hall, 'Alphabetical List of Pits in Durham and Northumberland', published in 'North of England Institute of Mining Engineers Transactions', Vol. 2, 1855 (Newcastle City Library)
  • W. Whellan, "Directory of the County of Durham", London,1856 (Durham County Record Office Library)
Hedley brothers
  • T. Whellan, "Directory and Topography of the County of Durham with newcastle-upon-Tyne", Preston,1865 (Durham County Record Office Library)
  • "Reports of the Inspector of Mines for the Year 1873", London, 1874 (Durham County Record Office, ref. D/DMA 255)
Hedley and Bell
  • "Mines and Minerals and Mineral Statistics 1883", H.M. Inspector of Mines, London, 1884 (Mining Institute, Newcastle)
South Moor Colliery Co.
  • "Reid's Handy Colliery Guide and Directory for the Counties of Northumberland & Durham", Newcastle,1906 (Newcastle City Library)
  • "Reid's Handy Colliery Guide and Directory for the Counties of Northumberland, Durham, & Yorkshire", Newcastle,1911(Newcastle City Library)
  • "Reid's Handy Colliery Guide and Directory for the Counties of Northumberland, Durham, & Yorkshire", Newcastle,1919 (Newcastle City Library)

Other Notes

called South Moor Colliery (Charley pit) in 1921, called Charley Fan Pit 1938

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