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Walbottle Colliery

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For more than 50 years, Robert Hawthorn, Senior was Engineer to the owners of Walbottle Colliery, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

1816 William Patter was viewer and part owner when Timothy Hackworth joined the company as foreman smith

1824 Thomas Hackworth took over as manager when his brother left


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Sources of Information

  • Timothy Hackworth and the Locomotive by Robert Young. Published 1923.