Bearpark Colliery - Gallery 1

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[Pic 1]This photo is of young miners sent to Willington Colliery for training in 1951.
Left to right they are:
Bill Beach, Ronnie Holmes, Eddie Hardman, Tommy Curl, Brian Ronson went on to play professional football as goal keeper for Fulham, Norwich & Southend - 32 caps)



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References:-
• A Mining World - The Story of Bearpark, County Durham - Douglas Pocock - 1985
• Banners of the Durham Coalfield - Norman Emery - 1998
• www.collectbritain.com
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