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of Siston Common, South Gloucestershire
of Siston Common, South Gloucestershire


Small colliery established ''c''. 1799 by [[William Boult (1766-1846)| William Boult]], Solomon Leonard (d. 1827) and Thomas Waters (1837-1803) and abandoned by the early 19th century. By 1830, William Boult's son, also named [[William Boult (1789-1863)|William]], had formed a partnership with [[Robert Leonard]] (probably a relation of his father’s partner Solomon) and a former Jamaican plantation owner named William Betts (1770-1847) to form [[Leonard, Betts and Boult]] to run [[Easton Colliery]]. <ref>'Mason, C., 2014, Archaeological Excavation and Watching Brief, Siston Hill Farm, Siston Common, South Gloucestershire, unpublished Bristol and Region Archaeological Services Report 2979/2014, </ref>  
Small colliery established ''c''. 1799 by [[William Boult (1766-1846)| William Boult]], Solomon Leonard (d. 1827) and Thomas Waters (1737-1803) and abandoned by the early 19th century. By 1830, William Boult's son, also named [[William Boult (1789-1863)|William]], had formed a partnership with [[Robert Leonard]] (probably a relation of his father’s partner Solomon) and a former Jamaican plantation owner named William Betts (1770-1847) to form [[Leonard, Betts and Boult]] to run [[Easton Colliery]]. <ref>'Mason, C., 2014, Archaeological Excavation and Watching Brief, Siston Hill Farm, Siston Common, South Gloucestershire, unpublished Bristol and Region Archaeological Services Report 2979/2014, </ref>  





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of Siston Common, South Gloucestershire

Small colliery established c. 1799 by William Boult, Solomon Leonard (d. 1827) and Thomas Waters (1737-1803) and abandoned by the early 19th century. By 1830, William Boult's son, also named William, had formed a partnership with Robert Leonard (probably a relation of his father’s partner Solomon) and a former Jamaican plantation owner named William Betts (1770-1847) to form Leonard, Betts and Boult to run Easton Colliery. [1]


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Sources of Information

  1. 'Mason, C., 2014, Archaeological Excavation and Watching Brief, Siston Hill Farm, Siston Common, South Gloucestershire, unpublished Bristol and Region Archaeological Services Report 2979/2014,