By Paul Hurley
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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, often referred to as Pretoria Pit, located in Over Hulton, north of Atherton, Lancashire. Sunk in 1900, the colliery was once plagued with emissions of gasoline, fairly after roof falls. via 7.
Nantwich occupies a delightful place at the banks of the River Weaver and not less than way back to the Domesday publication has been some of the most vital cities in Cheshire. The oldest and so much historic of the 3 Wiches it has had numerous names through the years, a number 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 nation and one of many wealthiest towns in Britain, it has loved centuries of prosperity in accordance with production, seafaring and alternate. Geographically break up among the counties of Gloucestershire and Somerset and approached by means of sea throughout the dramatic Avon Gorge, the town obtained a Royal constitution in 1155.
'Stoke Bishop has much less neighborhood of curiosity with Bristol than London has with Brighton,' said Francis Tagart from his sumptuous outdated Sneed Park mansion in January 1885.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 merits contributed not anything to its premiums as they resided past the town obstacles, within the nation-state among Sneyd Park and Westbury.
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Nantwich Through Time by Paul Hurley