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Leonard, Betts and Boult

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of Coal Pit lane, Easton, Bristol

1830 Colliery founded by William Boult, Robert Leonard and a former Jamaican plantation owner named William Betts (1770-1847) to run a coalmine in Easton. [1]

1833 Leonard, Betts and Boult listed as proprietors of the Lower Easton Colliery.[2]

1836 Merged with Davidson and Walters to form Leonard Boult and Co.

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Sources of Information

  1. 'Mason, C., 2014, Archaeological Excavation and Watching Brief, Siston Hill Farm, Siston Common, South Gloucestershire, unpublished Bristol and Region Archaeological Services Report 2979/2014,
  2. Mathews' Directory, 1833