Colliers sentence example
We have about 500 colliers working under this arrangement, with which they are quite satisfied.
It was built in 1854 and subsequently enlarged, but a pier was constructed by John Rennie in 1815, and is now chiefly used by fishermen and colliers.
The Hull circuit during the next five years, through its Yorkshire, Western, NorthWestern and Northern Missions, carried on a vigorous campaign with great success, especially among the then semi-savage colliers of Durham and Northumberland.
When the churches were closed against him he spoke to the Kingswood colliers in the open air, and after six memorable weeks wrote urging Wesley to come and take up the work.
A method of wedging down coal sufficiently perfected to be of general application would add greatly to the security of colliers.Advertisement
Rozhestvenski had, moreover, numerous store-ships, colliers, &c. Nevertheless, the Japanese viewed his approach with considerable anxiety, and braced themselves for a final struggle.
In the year 1870 - a date that for many reasons marks the opening of an important era in modern Welsh history - the dissenting bodies of Wales were supporting two quarterly, sixteen monthly and ten weekly papers, all published in the vernacular and all read largely by peasants, colliers and artisans.
At Kingswood Hill, Bristol, his addresses to the colliers soon attracted crowds, and his voice was so clear and powerful that it could reach 20,000 folk.
Some were drawers before, and are now become colliers.
At the height of its production, coal was brought directly to Wandsworth from Newcastle on the Gas works own steam colliers.Advertisement
It is inhabited principally by colliers, sailors, and fishermen.
It is one of a few small villages in the parish, chiefly occupied by colliers.
There are few colliers from other parts of the parish listed in the records at this time.
In those days it was a place of work with small colliers beaching themselves (deliberately) as the tide ebbed to off-load coal.
By the 1860s most coal carried to London came by steam colliers, with sailing vessels picking up the pieces.Advertisement
As the sailing colliers tended to arrive en masse on a favorable wind, the river became clogged.
By 1850 Scottish colliers working in none " gassy " mines were beginning to use similar oil wick lamps made of tin or brass.
A troop of cavalry, under Major Beresford, entered the district, and the daring colliers strove to unhorse the soldiers.