Michael Widdas (E & FS 49-54)
. Michael’s brother Chris has provided the following notice:

“After leaving St.Bees Michael followed his father into the mining industry, gaining a first class honours degree in mining engineering at Nottingham University.  He held several management positions in the East Midlands Area before being appointed General Manager of Bates Colliery in Northumberland in 1969.  Later he became General Manager of the Lynemouth & Ellington complex of collieries.
After that he became Head of Safety and Legislation for British Coal, the position he held until his retirement.
In his retirement he followed his interests in travel, golf and spending time with his family and grandchildren.”

The St. Beghian Society, St. Bees School, St. Bees, Cumbria, CA27 0DS

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