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At Upleatham Drift Entrance

A group of Ironstone Miners and their Marra’s pose at the entrance of the drift, we can see a midge, a pick or two and a pry bar, but no shot canisters – could this be a work party rather than a group of miners? We now know who; from top left: Isaac Collins, Jack Norman (with pick), Jack Leng(?), Bill Pinchin, Charlie Hitchcock, ??, ??, Mr. Swan (Backbye Deputy), Guy Herbert, ??, Ben Hamer.

Original information researched by the late John Owen and provided by Chris Twigg of Hidden-Teesside

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