Those Were The Days

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Firbeck’s last pony?

Taken at Firbeck Colliery in the early 1930s, it is believed the two miners were called Batty and Allwood. The stable boy is George Hollis of Langold, together with possibly one of the last pit ponys.

The Hollis family had a woodyard on Cemetery Road,Langold and George married Isabelle Smillie. Kindly brought in by Mr Fisher of Scrooby.