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Primrose Hill Colliery, closure


Subject ID:
2002911_10985964
Location:
Swillington
Subject Year:
1970
Copyright:
West Yorkshire Archive Service
Class number:
WYAS 33
Primrose Hill Colliery, closure
Description:
6th March 1970 Primrose Hill Colliery after closure, George Prince, the colliery manager C Shaw and training officer Jack Kielty had a drink with the miners who had worked their last shift. The previous week the pit had broken the record for production. Its closure was marked with barrels of free beer for the miners.

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