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The last remaining deep coal mine in England has today ceased production

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  • Read about Kellingley Colliery on Wikipedia HERE
  • The last week at Kellingley Colliery HERE
  • Kellingley closure as reported by the BBC HERE
  • Clocking off for the last time HERE
  • Read about the  1984 – 85 UK Miners Strike HERE

All images featured here are of Kellingley coal. The last to be sold from Sheffield coal merchant Wesley Nicholls

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Thank you to Peter and Dennis at Wesley Nicholls Limited for allowing the opportunity to photograph the last of their Kellingley coal

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Last Coal From Kellingley