Washington County Durham

DURHAM    

WHAT'S WHERE    

HOME    

Memories of  North East Coal Mining

Colliery Closure Dates  (2 of 2)


Northumberland Colliery Closures

N.C.B. / British Coal Mines (1947-2005)


The Hewer - painted by South Shields Artist and former Whitburn Colliery Miner, Robert Olley
[ I have one of Bob's excellent mining figurines on my mantlepiece - bought from his 1970s Armstrong Est. Workshop.]

Closure Dates - Alphabetical

COLLIERY

YEAR

MONTH

Acomb 1952 August
Algernon 1966 February
Ashington 1988 May
Bardon Mill 1973 November
Barmoor 1962 October
Bates (at Blyth) 1986 February
Bedlington 'A' 1971 September
Bedlington 'D' 1968 March
Bedlington 'E' 1962 March
Bedlington 'F' 1965 October
Blackhill 1959 February
Brenkley 1985 October
Broomhill 1961 February
Burradon 1975 November
Callerton Drift 1960 May
Callerton Pit 1948 September
Cambois 1968 April
Choppington 'A' 1966 July
Choppington 'B' 1966 February
Crofton Mill (at Blyth) 1969 July
Dinnington 1960 February
Dudley 1977 April
East Walbottle 1966 October
Eccles 1980 July
Ellington 2005 March
Fenwick 1973 August
Gloria 1951 June
Hartford 1961 February
Hartley 1959 February
Hauxley 1966 November
Havannah 1976 November
Hazelrigg 1964 April
Horton Grange 1962 January
Isabella 1966 February
Lambley 1958 August
Linton 1968 September
Longhirst 1969 March
Loughbridge 1963 February
Lynemouth (merged with Ellington.) 1983 October
Maude 1960 December
Montagu 1959 November
Naworth 1954 July
Nelson 1958 January
Netherton 1974 January
New Delaval 1955 April
Newbiggin 1967 November
North Seaton 1961 January
North Walbottle 1968 February
Norwood 1960 July
Pegswood 1969 February
Rake Lane 1958 May
Rising Sun (at Wallsend) 1969 April
Seaton Burn 1963 August
Seaton Delaval 1960 May
Seghill 1962 September
Shilbottle (merged with Whittle.) 1982 March
Stagshaw Bank 1958 October
Stobswood 1965 May
Throckley Bulcher 1956 January
Throckley Coronation 1954 August
Throckley Isabella 1954 January
Throckley Maria 1953 March
Ventners Hall 1959 February
Weetslade 1966 September
West Clifton 1947 May
West Wylam 1961 May
Whittle 1987 January
Williams 1954 July
Woodhorn 1981 February

Closure Dates - Chronological

COLLIERY

YEAR

MONTH

West Clifton 1947 May
Callerton Pit 1948 September
Gloria 1951 June
Acomb 1952 August
Throckley Maria 1953 March
Throckley Isabella 1954 January
Williams " July
Naworth " July
Throckley Coronation " August
New Delaval 1955 April
Throckley Bulcher 1956 January
Nelson 1958 January
Rake Lane " May
Lambley " August
Stagshaw Bank " October
Ventners Hall 1959 February
Hartley " February
Blackhill " February
Montagu " November
Dinnington 1960 February
Callerton Drift " May
Seaton Delaval " May
Norwood " July
Maude " December
North Seaton 1961 January
Broomhill " February
Hartford " February
West Wylam " May
Horton Grange 1962 January
Bedlington 'E' " March
Seghill " September
Barmoor " October
Loughbridge 1963 February
Seaton Burn " August
Hazelrigg 1964 April
Stobswood 1965 May
Bedlington 'F' " October
Isabella 1966 February
Algernon " February
Choppington 'B' " February
Choppington 'A' " July
Weetslade " September
East Walbottle " October
Hauxley " November
Newbiggin 1967 November
North Walbottle 1968 February
Bedlington 'D' " March
Cambois " April
Linton " September
Pegswood 1969 February
Longhirst " March
Rising Sun (at Wallsend) " April
Crofton Mill (at Blyth) " July
Bedlington 'A' 1971 September
Fenwick 1973 August
Bardon Mill " November
Netherton 1974 January
Burradon 1975 November
Havannah 1976 November
Dudley 1977 April
Eccles 1980 July
Woodhorn 1981 February
Shilbottle (merged with Whittle.) 1982 March
Lynemouth (merged with Ellington.) 1983 October
Brenkley 1985 October
Bates (at Blyth) 1986 February
Whittle 1987 January
Ashington 1988 May
Ellington 2005 March


The Last Walk Outbye!