Harworth Colliery Sinkers c.1914

Project Title: Controversies in Coal: Internment, Impoundment and Intrigue at Harworth Colliery (1913-1924)

About the Project: The controversial development and demise of a German colliery on the Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire border circa 1913 / 1914 and the subsequent second development by the Barber Walker Company from 1919 to 1924.

Funding: An Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded project through the Centre for Hidden Histories at the University of Nottingham as part of the centenary commemoration for World War One.

Duration: 1st September 2016 to 30th April 2017

Project Lead: Dr Natalie Barber, Head of Linguistics, School of Arts and Humanities, Nottingham Trent University.

Project Coordinator: David Amos, Heritage Resources Officer, Mine2Minds Education.