Blackhall Colliery, Crimdon Dene Beach c.1965
Memories of Blackhall Colliery
My grandparents spent nearly all of their married life in Blackhall and my grandad still lives there today. I'm 37 now and live on the other side of the ...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
My favourite memory of living in Blackhall Colliery was of going to meet my dad from the pit baths, I used to sit on the top steps or swing on the hand rail waiting for him ...Read full memory
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