Blackhall Colliery, Crimdon Dene Beach c.1965
Memories of Blackhall Colliery
I remember my friends and I found ,on blackhall beach some explosives, one of our group (no names no pack drill) made use of them to blow up one of the most popular caves at ...Read full memory
This photo shows Crimdon Dene beach. Blackhall beach at that time was covered in coal dust and slurry caused by the tipping of the Colliery waste into the sea.
The name of the cricketer that came to play at Blackhall from Barbados was called Desmond Haynes I think
Born in 1936 at Blackhall Rocks. Went to junior school at Blackhall Colliery and then to Henry Smith at Hartlepool. Nana used to live in Third Street (Graham) with my ...Read full memory
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