MINING

SOUTHERN George (1792 – 1855)

COLLIERY OWNER Situated in the Consecrated/West Section of Jesmond Old Cemetery. George Southern lived at Kibblesworth Hall and was the joint owner of Kibblesworth Colliery, where he was also a managing partner and viewer. The colliery was served by the renowned Bowes Railway, which carried coal down to Jarrow Slakes. The Southern family were very well known […]