Tyne and Wear HER(4200): Walker Colliery, Jane Pit - Details
Walker Colliery, Jane Pit
Coal Mining Site
Jane Pit (Coal). Walker Colliery opened before 1765 and closed in 1920. Owners were Lambert & Co (1850s), N.G. Lambert & Co and then Walker Coal Company Ltd. Jane Pit opened in 1790.
<< HER 4200 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1864, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 98; Durham Mining Museum www.dmm.org.uk; Roy Thompson, 2004, Thunder Underground - Northumberland Mine Disasters 1815-65, p 100