William Richard Parcell (1)
Location #504 - Bannockburn Coal Pit
Group Number 7

Group Members

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No Last Name First Names Maiden Name Relationship Occupation Born Died School Year
1 Parcell William Richard (1) Owner Various


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Note Date Short Description Note Text
3586 1884 William Richard Parcell (1) purchased the coal pit from James Smith.

In August of 1884, Mr William Richard Parcell (1) purchased the Bannockburn Coal Pit from James Smith. At this time the mine had a steam engine and boiler to haul the coal, and a water wheel to pump water from the mine. The son of W R Parcell (1), John Patrick Parcell wronte in his notes of this mine. He was 3 1/2 years old, and said he remembered his father employed two miners in this mine. They were called Bill and Jack. He thought they were wonderful chaps as they gave him and the other Parcell children lollies and toys - the only toys that they ever had.

3587 1887 William Parcell sold the coal pit to Mess'rs Johnson & Andrew.

In April of 1887, William Richard Parcell (1) sold the Bannockburn Coal Pit to mess'rs Johnson and Andrew (or possibly Clarke)


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