William Bell & James Smith
Location #504 - Bannockburn Coal Pit
Group Number 5

Group Members

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No Last Name First Names Maiden Name Relationship Occupation Born Died School Year
1 Bell William Partner Coal Miner
2 Smith James Partner Coal Miner


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Note Date Short Description Note Text
3581 1875 Bell and Smith purchase John Kanes share in the pit.

In October of 1875, Mess'rs Bell and Smith buy out John Kanes share in the Bannockburn Coal Pit.

3582 1876 Advertisement in the Cromwell Argus.

On Feb 15, an advertisement in the Cromwell Argus stated : ' Bannockburn Coal Pit - Bell & Smith ' Having purchased the interest of Mr J Kane, in the above named pit, beg to intimate that they will carry on business, as coal merchant under the above style. The coal from this pit is admitted to be the best quality produced in the district and by selling at the lowest current rates, the proprietors hope to receive a continuance of the support that they have hitherto been accorded. Orders punctually attended to.

3583 unknown James Smith purchased William Bells share in the pit.

Mr James Smith purchased William Bells share in the coal pit.


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Image Id Source Date Short Description
101 Cromwell Argus via Paul Crump 15 Feb 1876 Bannockburn Coal Pit - Bell & Smith View Image