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  1. Hi Alan, Thanks so much for taking the time to pull together the various maps and images and for adding the additional explanatory notes to them. It makes it all a lot clearer to me. Best wishes. Steve PS My great grandmother returned to Workington in 1919/20 to live with my grandfather (her eldest son who served Coldstream Guards 1905/08 & 1914/18) who was also a pre 1914 miner (hewer). She clearly made efforts to have her 2 youngest sons names recorded on the Bedlington RC Church WW1 memorial before she left the area (with a 4th son who had a disa
  2. Hi, Thanks very much for the offer Alan. I'm still in the dark (no mining pun intended) as to which pit my great uncles worked at and have always assumed it was Doctor Pit as that is the only Bedlington pit I've seen mentioned so if you can assist in any way I'd be very grateful. Thanks. Steve
  3. Hi Bill, Thanks but I doubt if any of your contemporaries would know of the Devlin brothers as they were killed in France in 1916. However, do you know if there was/are any memorials to Bedlington Miners killed in the First World War? Thanks again to everyone for their help. Steve Y
  4. Hi, Thanks to everyone for their comments and help. Sorry to ask another question but - Does anyone know whether the current Clayton Street is the previous Back or Front Clayton Street that are on the 1911 census? Regards Steve Y
  5. Hi, I started this message on its own topic thread earlier today nut have ben advised to attach it to this thread as it mentions Phoenix Row..... "I'm looking for some help in working out which Bedlington colliery my relatives worked at pre 1914. On the 1911 census my great uncle Peter Devlin, born Workington, Cumberland, 1893 is living at 1 Phoenix Row, Bedlington Station lodging with a Wills family, employed as a Coal Miner (Putter) Underground. There are some 50 Workington born people in Bedlington on the census. He was joined by his widowed mother and youngest brother Frank Devlin, born 18
  6. Hi Keith, Thanks for the advice. I'll copy my message into that thread. Steve Y
  7. Hi Keith, Thanks for the advice. I'll copy my message into that thread. Steve Y
  8. Hi, I'm looking for some help in working out which Bedlington colliery my relatives worked at pre 1914. On the 1911 census my great uncle Peter Devlin, born Workington, Cumberland, 1893 is living at 1 Phoenix Row, Bedlington Station lodging with a Wills family, employed as a Coal Miner (Putter) Underground. There are some 50 Workington born people in Bedlington on the census. He was joined by his widowed mother and youngest brother Frank Devlin, born 1897, later that year after his brother left school. Frank joined him to work at a local pit. Frank enlisted in 3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion N
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