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Welcome to the James Hay Page for stories written in the dialect of County Durham, England. These are original stories told by Mr Hay when he retired from working in coal mines many years ago.

It forms a unique example of early 20th century mining talk, covering the 1910s and World War I period, round Ushaw Moor and Bear Park Colliery.

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Stories from Paperless Writers. a new venture for amateur, unpublished writers,
site by Jim Hollingsworth.

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