Those were the Days

An article appeared in the Herald Newspaper on Tuesday 18th September 2018 about the  decline of exhausted pits and the perks offered to miners if they will willing to move to the new coalfields of Eastern Scotland during the mid 20th Century.

One such uneconomic pit was Priory, pictured here in 1948 in the article. I was pleased to see the newspaper referencing ‘Blantyre Project’ website too.

1948 Those were the days

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