Charles Herbert Steavenson – Belmont Manager

Many thanks go to Christine Newson for sharing this fantastic piece of family history research, i’ve only included some key points below but her original includes his complete life story. Charles Herbert Steavenson 1867 : Born Crook, Durham, Son of Addison Langhorne Steavenson, Chief Mining Engineer for Bell Brothers. 1883 : Elected North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical […]

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Fred Appleton – Skelton Park Miner by Peter Appleton

Recording and conserving our industrial heritage doesn’t just mean the bricks and mortar of the mining sites, many local communities only exist due to the ironstone mines, families migrated from all over the country to work in the ironstone mines and in the booming iron and steel industry. Peter Appleton of the Skelton Local History Group has been […]

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