Take a trip down memory lane to Thoresby Colliery and see if you can spot any familiar faces
Take a trip down memory lane to Thoresby Colliery and see if you can spot any familiar faces

14 photo memories to take you back to Thoresby Colliery

Thoresby Colliery at Edwinstowe finally closed its doors in 2015 – Nottinghamshire’s last coal mine in operation – and we have photographs spanning the sixties to the nineties in this gallery.

Monday, 22nd November 2021, 1:27 pm

The colliery opened in 1925 and employed thousands of miners over the decades.

From record-breaking miners to the strike action of the eighties, these pictures capture many familiar faces from years gone by.

Have a look through and see who you can spot.

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