Elissa's Family Great work, K1L, we always play tag in the rotunda!!
Nicole Slater Great job K1/L very interesting. Things have definitely change alot since then.
lambton It was called "The Lodge"
lambton Photos found on Google images
lambton Eventually trains were used to take the coal to ships in the harbour
lambton Hoppers were used to carry the coal
lambton People in the community liked Thomas Croudace
lambton He became mayor of both Lambton and New Lambton
lambton Thomas Croudace gave the community land for a park and built a rotunda for them to use
lambton There is a sign in the park today that tells you about Thomas Croudace
lambton He built himself a beautiful big house on the hill
lambton His family grew up in Lambton and his daughter was married in the local church
lambton He died in 1906 and is buried at Sandgate cemetery
lambton Lambton Colliery became a very successful coal mine
lambton He improved the coal mine very quickly
lambton Lambton village grew
lambton Thomas Croudace soon had lots of coal miners working for him
lambton He was asked to come to Lambton to manage Lambton Colliery
lambton Thomas Croudace was born in 1838 in England