The Trust

A Memory of Blackhall Colliery

The trust was at the bottom of 9th and 10th, facing the railway station, and then later the
navy club. I was born in Blackhall in Lime Avenue and when I was about 5 we moved to bottom 11th Street. We used to go down to the station to watch the trains.We used to sit outside the trust with a guy near bonfire night. In later years it was called the Chimneys Hotel and restaraunt. I remember some ladies used to sit in a snug where people could buy beer to take out. One landlord was called Heathcote and their son went on to play professsional football.

A memory shared by Peter Grant , on Dec 13th, 2012.

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