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Braysdown Colliery Somerset 1921

Bray's Down Coal Pit was 'in full working order' in 1861 when it was 'the property of William Savage Waite who described himself as 'Colliery Owner' in Kelly's Directory with George Chivers working as 'Colliery Agent'.

 

The pit was situated between Radstock and Peasedown St John at Woodborough, one of the many hamlets of Wellow in Somerset.

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Taken on November 20, 2007