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Wood Pit Colliery

Sunk 1866.

Located: Vista Road, Haydock.

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Kath Threlfall

17 posts
Tue, 28 Jul 2015, 18:42.

My great-grandfather's uncle George Britch was killed in an accident at Wood Pit in 1878 I think. He had something to do with the locomotives there and slipped and fell underneath the wheels of one of them.

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