Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Netherton Coal Co

From Graces Guide

1828 The colliery is listed under Coal Owners and Merchants as 'Bell, Thomas, Netherton Main' [1]

1828 Netherton Waggonway opened in 1828 from Netherton NZ2381 to Morpeth NZ2085. It later linked Howard Pit, Frances Pit and Nethertonhall Colliery to Bedlington. 1828 map by Greenwood shows early railways around Bedlington Iron Works NZ2782. The eastern end of Netherton Waggonway is shown. Netherton is now spelled Nedderton

1838 'Notice is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, John Birkinshaw and William Shepherd, as Coal-Owners, carrying on business at Netherton, in the county of Durham, and at Blyth, in the county of Northumberland, under the style or firm of the Netherton Coal Company, was this day dissolved ; and that the same will in future be carried on by the said William Shepherd and John Cass Birkinshaw and Henry Birkinshaw. — Dated, this 26th day of December 1838.' [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1828/9 Pigot & Co.'s Directory
  2. London Gazette