Joicey Coal Mining Records

Subject strengths: Local History

This is a small collection of material relating to the James Joicey (d. 1863) mining company, and its successor bodies, which operated several collieries in the West Durham coalfield including pits at Beamish and Tanfield. The material covers the period 1843-1929 and includes an invoice book, letter book, memoranda and copies of leases and plans, including a volume of copies of leases and plans of coal mines and cottages near or at Beamish.


Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:

Collection Name: Joicey Coal Mining Archive

Archive Ref Code: GB186/JJ

Date Range of Material

1848 - 1932

Type of Material

Administrative / Business Archive

Size of Collection

2 Linear Metres of shelving 

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