Coalville is just a few miles from us here in Derbyshire. There are as you say many from the NE hereabouts. The Leicestershire coalfields extended to about 4 miles from us just beyond Swad and lots of them lived in the villages within spitting distance in Staffs and in Derbyshire.
It is not unusual to hear the familiar accent accompanied by the question "which part are you from?"
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