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Re: Hebburn Pit and the Davy Lamp
Its nice to hear Hebburn mentioned in a book and the Author didnt change to some fictitious name like they do sometimes. Mr Davy tested his lamp using methane in bottles first. Once he knew it worked he took it underground.
Recommended Local History websites.
www.oldtyneside.co.uk www.gatesheadeast.co.uk, www.donmouth.co.uk and www.hebburn.org