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Born: Coundon, Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham. Resided: Leeholme, Bishop Auckland. until 1942. Swalwell, Gateshead, 1942-1944. Monkseaton and Whitley Bay, Northumberland,[Tyne & Wear] 1944-1989. Alicante area of Spain, 1989 to date. Employment: Mining Surveyor [apprentice] Dean & Chapter Colliery, Ferryhill, Co. Durham. 1940- 1942. Continued at Dunston Colliery, Gateshead. 1942-1947. then at Birtley, Co. Durham. [National Coal Board commenced 1st. January 1947] Transferred to Backworth Collieries Group, Northumberland, 1948. as an Assistant Mining Surveyor. Qualified in 1949 and Appointed as Colliery Surveyor. Algernon & Rake Lane Collieries, Backworth, 1952. Transferred to Maude & Eccles Collieries, Backworth, 1954. Retired due to Eye Problems 1979. Resumed work as Terrier with Seaton Valley U.D.C. Northumberland. 1982-1984. Retired:.................