Thornley Colliery,CountyDurham

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1.Gateway into Thorley Colliery.

2.Miners leaving the pithead at Thornley Colliery.

3.Front street early 1900s.

4.Thornley Colliery school.

5.High Street shortly before demolishing.

6.1937 Coronation Clock (built in front of public toilets) all gone now.

7.Charmian Welsh daughter of the colliery manager once held every British diving title.

8. St Bartholomews,Thornley Colliery

my Gr grandfather and my Gr.Gr grandfather PARK (my mothers side)

are buried here.

9.The Villas,Thornley Colliery.

10.Thornley Colliery pithead.

11.Dunelm Road,Thornley Colliery

(the posh house's when I was a kid).

12.Thornley Colliery pit heap,when my

dad used to carry me on his shoulders from Wheatley Hill to Thornley we would pass the pit heap

it would glow in the dark on certain

area's as it was on fire.