Priestman Collieries Ltd, of Newcastle upon Tyne
1903 Registered. Priestman Collieries, Ltd., has just been registered with a capital of £300,000 in shares (150,000 5% cum. pref.) to adopt an agreement with F. Priestman, L. Priestman, Lucy Priestman, H. Peile, Elizabeth P. Peile, Helen Peile, Frances Pumphrey, and Katherine Stewart, carrying on business in co-partnership as coal masters and coal and coke merchants under the style of "The Owners of the Priestman Collieries," and having their chief in connection therewith at Newcastle....The subscribers are: F. Priestman, 2, Princes Buildings, Newcastle, colliery owner; Henry Peile, 2, Princes Buildings, Newcastle, colliery owner; Miss L. Priestman, Derwent Lodge, Shotley Bridge; Lewis Priestman, Shotley Bridge, colliery owner; Mrs. E. F. Peile, Greenwood, Shotley Bridge; Miss H. Peile, Greenwood, Shotley Bridge; Mrs. F. Pumphrey, Minster Acres, Riding Mill. The number of directors is not be less than three nor more than seven; the first are F. Priestman. Lewis Priestman, and Henry Peile;.
Sources of Information
- Morpeth Herald - Saturday 26 December 1903
- The Times, Jan 22, 1908