Market Square, Lynemouth
|Population||1,858 (2011 census)|
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
Lynemouth and the surrounding industrial area featured in the 1985 docudrama Seacoal about the seacoalers who made a living from collecting waste coal from the beach. A series of photographs in the Henri Cartier-Bresson Award–winning book In Flagrante (1988) by Chris Killip shows the work and life of the seacoalers; more were published in 2011 in the book Seacoal.[n 1]
The village can be seen in the 2000 film Billy Elliot. Lynemouth Cemetery doubles as Everington Cemetery, in which Elliot's mother is buried. The colliery, demolished in 2005, can be seen in scenes filmed at the cemetery.
- "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 29 June 2015.
- "Chris Killip: Skinningrove: A film by Michael Almereyda", New York Review of Books, 22 July 2014. Accessed 27 November 2014.
- Gerry Badger, Chris Killip (London: Phaidon, 2001; ISBN 0-7148-4028-9), pp. 72–89.
- "Dying for someone to take care of cemetery; Plea for landowners to clean up overgrown graveyard" - Evening Chronicle, 22 July 2008
- "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 29 June 2015.
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