Job: Sea Coalers on Black Beach, Lynemouth

Date:
24 Jan 1993
Location:
Black Beach Sea Coalers, Lynemouth, Lynemouth Colliery, Northumberland
Reference:
93/01741
Type:
Job containing Photographic and Textual material
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Description

Waste coal from British Coal's Lynemouth coal-production plant is washed onto Lynemouth beach under certain conditions. Seacoalers collect the coal brought ashore by tidal movements, some still using traditional methods such as the horse and cart to retrieve it.

Content

This is part of the Volume: BF091101 Lynemouth Colliery, Lynemouth, Northumberland; within the Series: RCH01/047 Coal Industry Project; within the Collection: RCH01 Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME) Archive

This Job is divided into 25 Child Records
This Job contains the following materials:
Photograph (Print): 2
Photograph (Print): 3
Photograph (Print): 13
Loose Notes: 1

Rights

© Crown Copyright. Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Davies, James O

Darkroom Printer: Davies, James O

Keywords

Coastal, Industry, People At Work