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Billylaw Colliery (Ord)

Billylaw Colliery was a 19th century coal mine. It was operating by 1871, having replaced a previous pit north of Billylaw Farm, and closed in 1890. It was worked by Johnson and Carr and then by the Scremerston Coal Company.

Reference number:N2331
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Local History of Ord

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