By Anthony Beeson
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At the morning of Wednesday 21 December 1910, 889 males and boys travelled the 2 434- yard-deep shafts at Hulton Colliery, sometimes called Pretoria Pit, positioned in Over Hulton, north of Atherton, Lancashire. Sunk in 1900, the colliery was once plagued with emissions of fuel, fairly after roof falls. by way of 7.
Nantwich occupies a delightful place at the banks of the River Weaver and at the very least way back to the Domesday ebook has been essentially the most vital cities in Cheshire. The oldest and such a lot historical of the 3 Wiches it has had a number of names through the years, a couple of being; Warmundestrou, Wich Malbank, Helath Wen, Namptwyche or just Nantwich.
Brycgstowe, 'the position on the bridge', because the Saxon founders of Bristol as soon as known as it, is a urban of future. as soon as the second one port within the kingdom and one of many wealthiest towns in Britain, it has loved centuries of prosperity according to production, seafaring and exchange. Geographically break up among the counties of Gloucestershire and Somerset and approached by way of sea during the dramatic Avon Gorge, town bought a Royal constitution in 1155.
'Stoke Bishop has much less group of curiosity with Bristol than London has with Brighton,' acknowledged Francis Tagart from his sumptuous previous Sneed Park mansion in January 1885. for many years it rankled with Bristolians that those that made their fortunes inside of Bristol and loved its advantages contributed not anything to its charges as they resided past the town obstacles, within the nation-state among Sneyd Park and Westbury.
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