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COAL MINERS MINING in YORKSHIRE 1970s SOUTH KIRKBY COLLIERY

South Elmsall, Yorkshire, England 1979.<br />
Coal miner Mick Walstow with pet Jack Russell dog called Suzy with plaster on broken leg walking up Barnsley Road, Moorthorpe. Moorthorpe was and still is a kind of no mans land between the two villages of South Kirkby and South Elmsall. Michael Malcolm Walstow was born in Carcroft Doncaster South Yorks in 1936. He moved to South Kirkby in early 1950's married my mother Georgina and had 3 children. Worked at South Kirkby Coliery for nearly 40 years until the pit closed in late 1980's. Worked on the coal face and worked shifts, he always used to talk of the commradeship down the mine and the laughs he had with his fellow workers, he sadly passed away on 21st May 1992 aged 55 yrs after suffering a massive brain haemorrhage he left behind a widow, two sons, one daughter and 5 grandchildren he has been missed ever since. ASDA first opened their first store in South Elmsall, West Yorkshire in 1965. Thanks to Brian Greenhough and daughter Jayne Heppinstall.
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South Kirkby 1970s Yorkshire Miner and his dog.
South Elmsall, Yorkshire, England 1979.
Coal miner Mick Walstow with pet Jack Russell dog called Suzy with plaster on broken leg walking up Barnsley Road, Moorthorpe. Moorthorpe was and still is a kind of no mans land between the two villages of South Kirkby and South Elmsall. Michael Malcolm Walstow was born in Carcroft Doncaster South Yorks in 1936. He moved to South Kirkby in early 1950's married my mother Georgina and had 3 children. Worked at South Kirkby Coliery for nearly 40...
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