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By Chris Kidger

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Chris Kidger

The local Church of St. Andrew's where a lot of the miners were married and their children were Christened is now a factory.




The school where most of the miners children were educated was School Street infants and juniors is now called Morven Park but only infants are educated there now.

The seniour schools were Kingsway, Vernon Road and Mowlands in the days before Comprehensive schools. Kingsway and Vernon Road are now junior schools.

Nearly everybody in Kirkby had some connection with Summit pit in one way or another, either the brick-yard, pit or the railway.



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