Posts Tagged ‘Bearpark Colliery’

Site of Bearpark (formerly Aldin Grange) Station, Bearpark

March 3, 2013 14 comments

View NW, towards Blackill; Lanchester Valley line (Durham – Blackhill). Called Aldin Grange until 1/5/27, this station was closed entirely on 1/5/39 when the passenger service ceased, but goods continued and the line was not closed until 20/6/66.

Bearpark Station


Site of railway bridge looking towards what was once site of Station.

Frederick (Barney) Bellamy

March 8, 2012 7 comments

Post on behalf of Barbara Grantham,

My dad Frederick(Barney) Bellamy was born at Ushaw Moor,he had sisters Rachael and Emma one who lived in the street where the post office is and one who lived in the street opposite also brothers Billy and Joe.l know he was from a large family but cannot remember any of his other siblings. l know one of his brothers was killed at Bearpark colliery. l would be very grateful of any info at all.

My dad married Hetty Marley and later moved to New Brancepeth.