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Tower Colliery – Hirwaun Historical Society

In 1994 British Coal closed the colliery because they thought it would be uneconomical to keep it working. However a successful bid was made for the colliery by a buy-out group formed by the workforce and in 1995 they produced 450,000 tons of high .


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Mines Rescue Station – Crumlin

It was the first rescue station in Monmouthshire and only the second in South Wales. The first station being in Aberaman. Mr Robert Jordan (Secretary) said to have been the oldest Mining Engineer in the County: accessed by a fixed ladder and this gallery is made to resemble a colliery which had been visited by an explosion.


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Welsh Aberaman Colliery Coal Miners Safety Lamp

The lamp shows sturdy brass construction with a glass cylinder set into the housing. The lantern is marked across the front reading "British Coal Mining Company Wales U.K. Type Vale Colliery Name & No Aberaman Colliery Serial No 233513" and marked on the bottom with warnings and a "Made in Wales".


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Golborne Colliery

Parsonage Colliery in Leigh was also connected to the Bickershaw colliery. By the late 1970s the Golborne Colliery was one of twenty two producing coal in the NCB Western area. The colliery employed 870 men, 766 of which worked underground and 104 on the surface and produced 9000 tonnes of saleable coal per week from four seams.


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Brass miners safety lamp, British Coal Mining Company

Hammer. £30. Fees. Brass miners safety lamp, British Coal Mining Company, Wales UK, type Vail Colliery 'Aberaman Colliery'. Appearing to have been cleaned or possibly unused. Together with a small baluster-shaped white metal flask marked 'Samsara', 15 cm .


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New In Box British Coal Mining Wales Company UK Aberaman

New In Box British Coal Mining Wales Company UK Aberaman Colliery No. 515 Paraffin Brass Lantern : Amazon.uk: Lighting


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Episode 38 – Abercanaid, Merthyr Tydfil

Sep 10, 2017· By now, you have probably realised that mining is at the heart of Wales. Since the industrial revolution of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, it has shaped the people and their lives. Abercanaid is no exception. It is a small village, just to the south of one of Wales's largest towns – Merthyr Tydfil. Aberaman.


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Durham Mining Museum

1923 Colliery Year Book and Coal Trades Directory. Published by The Louis Cassier Co. Ltd., from a copy held in the Scottish Mining Museum, Newtongrange, Midlothian; 1933 Colliery Year Book and Coal Trades Directory. Published by The Louis Cassier Co. Ltd., from a copy held in the Scottish Mining Museum, Newtongrange, Midlothian


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Welsh Brickfinder

A simple alphabetical list of Welsh bricks and brickworks. Bricks and brickworks are listed by 'imprint' which are shown 'like this', plus the location, company or proprietor where not obvious from the imprint. Both surnames and first names or initials are indexed where bricks bear the proprietors names. Click on the button to go to :-.


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THE LAST COAL TO ABERTHAW

Tower Colliery was the last operational deep coal mine in the South Wales Valleys, located near the town of Hirwaun. It was on the Northern edge of the South Wales coalfield . The coal was close to the surface and drift mining was practised between 1805 and 1941 when a 160 metre deep shaft was sunk.


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Ffos-y-fran opencast coal mine, South Wales, United

Aug 28, 2017· Protesters blockade and shut down UK's largest open-cast mine in Merthyr Tydfil. Report on Powerful Campaign Against Open-Pit Coal Mine at Ffos-y-fran in South Wales By Paul Dudman (@PaulDudman) [click to view] This is what the controversial opencast coal mine Ffos-y-fran at the Merthyr Tydfil coalfield in South Wales looks like from the road.


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Cwmbach

His interest in the coal trade was aroused by the success of Lucy Thomas of Waun-Wyllt in Merthyr, who in 1830 made an agreement with George Insole to sell coal in the London area. The coal was soon selling so well that in a few months Mrs. Thomas found that she could sell all her coal at the mine-head for the fabulous price of 4s. 0d. a ton.


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Vintage Aberaman Colliery Miners Lamp Made In Wales Serial

May 26, 2018 - Buy Collectable Mining Memorabilia and get the best deals at the lowest prices on eBay! Great Savings & Free Delivery / Collection on many items


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Children in Mines

The Coal Mines Regulation Act was finally passed on 4 August 1842. From 1 March 1843 it became illegal for women or any child under the age of ten to work underground in Britain. There was no compensation for those made unemployed which caused much hardship.


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A walk through the history of the Cynon Valley

It used fine coal dust, pitch as a binding agent and numerous other ingredients in its manufacture. A by-product of the Phurnacite was gas, the surplus gas was piped to Aberaman Gas Works for use. Nationalisation of the British coal industry happened in 1947. In 1860 Mr Evan Thomas opened an ironmongers shop in Cardiff Street Aberdare.


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Cambrian Colliery Explosion

Colliery Guardian, 17th March 1905, p.467, 24th March, p.494, 28th April, p.702. "And they worked us to death" Vol.1. Ben Fieldhouse and Jackie Dunn. Gwent Family History Society. Information supplied by Ian Winstanley and the Coal Mining History Resource Centre.


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Disasters

1885, Maerdy Colliery, Wales, Christmas Eve explosion kills 81 men. 1886, 2nd Dec, Explosion at Elemore Colliery, near Hetton, in the county of Durham, causing the death of 28 persons. 1886, Altoft Colliery in Yorkshire, coal dust explosion, loss of 22 lives 1887, 28th May, Udston, near Hamilton 73 killed in fire damp explosion


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Haunting Photos Show the Tragic Aberfan Disaster in 1966

Nov 21, 2019· It was one of the United Kingdom's worst tragedies, and it was a man-made disaster. In 1966, 300,000 cubic yards of coal sludge buried a Welsh primary school, and 19 houses in Aberfan, Wales.


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Vintage BRITISH COAL MINING LANTERN Lamp WALES UK .

It measures 12" in height including the hook and the identification plate on the front states: "British Coal Mining Company / Wales U.K. / Type Vale / Colliery Name + No. Aberaman Colliery Serial No 93507" The bottom is labeled "Made in Wales U.K. / Warning only Paraffin to be used Wick setting to be between level with wick holder and trimmed


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1973

Whether the 14 failsafe devices on the winding gear had failed was the question being asked at Markham Colliery. near Chesterfield, where the life-line cage lay crumpled at the bottom of the 1,320 foot shaft. An inquiry will be held into the disaster – the worst in a British mine since 1965.


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Coal Industry Bill: 24 Jul 1980: House of Commons debates

In any mining programme, whether of coal or other minerals, if the product is of low density, or if costs are too high, there is a general acceptance that sooner or later high-cost, futile operations must be abandoned. It is a tragedy that the British coal industry should consider itself to be an exception.


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Miners Lamps for sale in UK

Coal Miners Lamp manufactured by British Coal all brass and around 3ins tall excluding hook. Details: coal, miners, lamp, british, mining, company, wales, dents, damage, dusty. Chepstow. See complete description. Notify me before the end of the auction. eBay See price.


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Welsh Coal Mining Key Facts

Mining has always been a dangerous occupation due to the risk of gas explosion and pit collapse, and in Wales there have been 4 major Colliery disasters each of which killed hundreds of people: · Abercarn, Gwent, in 1878. · Albion Colliery in Cilfynydd, Glamorgan in 1894. · Senghenydd Colliery .


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Sultan the Pit Pony. A Great British GeoSite

Sep 02, 2014· As part of the Penallta colliery the area had been one of the centrepieces of the Industrial Revolution. With a heartland in South Wales this Revolution, powered by coal, put Britain at the


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Collieries High Resolution Stock Photography and

Kiveton Park Colliery was a coal mine in the village of Kiveton Park, near Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England. In 1928 an amalgamation took place between Kiveton Park and Sherwood Collieries and in 1944 they were taken over by the United Steel Companies. The mining industry was nationalised in .


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The British miners strike of 1984/1985

Nov 29, 2009· The following article was written by a Dutch comrade for the bulletin of the group 'Action and Thought'. It describes an action by South Wales striking miners in 1984 when they occupied three dock cranes at Port Talbot in an attempt to prevent the unloading of scab coal. An added 'Postscript' gives some indication of life in Maesteg 25 years later - a situation that is similar to many other


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Senghenydd Colliery Disaster: 439 victims of worst mining

Oct 12, 2013· At 8.10am on the morning of October 14, 1913, Evan James and Charles Brown were starting their mining shift 2,000ft beneath a green valley in South Wales.


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british coal mining company wales uk type

British Coal Mining Co Lamp Aberaman Colliery Wales UK | eBay . Auction is for Brass "British Coal Mining Company Whales UK. Type Vale Colliery Name & No.Aberaman Collirry Serial No 107562" This is engraved and embossed on .


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TELEPHONE & LAMP

ERICSSON. Bakelite telephone. Made by Ericsson Colombes. Model: ?? S/n: 202212 A No. 079077 When Ericsson's Bakelite telephone was first distributed world-wide in the 1930s it was called the Swedish type of telephone and set the standard for how a modern plastic telephone should look.


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Miners Lamp For Sale

British Coal Mining Co. Brass Miners Lamp Made In Wales, Uk, Aberaman Colliery. $79.99. Antique Brass Auto-lite Miners Head Lamp Bumper Grip Lot Of 2. $100.00. British Coal Mining Co. Brass Miners Lamp Made In Wales, Uk, Aberaman Colliery. $79.50. Vintage Brass Miners Safety Lamp W Gimbal Stand Wall Mount Victor Lamp Works .


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Coal Mining Wales High Resolution Stock Photography and

ID: FAW1G4 (RF) 1960s, historical, Blaenrhondda, Wales, showing the surrounding landscape and the coal mining levels, the horizontal cuts made into the hillside to access the seams of coal. From the 1860s, the Rhondda valley was one of the world's most important coal mining regions.


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BBC

Oct 26, 2009· A series of exhibitions, talks and concerts are being staged to mark the centenary of a mining disaster in the south Wales valleys. 27 people died following an explosion at the Darran pit at Deri near Bargoed on 29 October 1909, including five members of the first rescue teams.


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Pit Checks or Colliery Checks

Colliers leaving the double decked cage and handing in their pit checks to the banksmen at Vane Tempest Colliery (Co. Durham) c.1993. (Photograph courtesy of Ron Hindhaugh collection). In all over 22 different uses for checks have been recorded in the British coal industry since c.1900, and several more obscure ones before this date.


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aberaman colliery miners lamp

This is a vintage brass paraffin coal mining lantern marked 'british coal mining company wales UK' from the aberman colliery with a serial number lantern without hanger up is 8. ===== Text on lamp===== British coal mining company Wales U.K. CYNHEIDRE COLLIERY COAL MINER MUG LIMITED EDITION GIFT RHYMNEY WEST WALES MINE. Colliery name & N' Aberaman Colliery. And 6/1 2 .


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THE ALBION COLLERY DISASTER. !|1894-07-14|The Aberdare

So it is evident that the generality of the officials of South Wales collieries have not been ignorant of the results of the tests made with coal dust. The Albion Colliery dust is described as the most explosive of the samples tried in the experiments; but it is unques- tionable that had samples of the driest dust from other fiery seams in the


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Rhondda, or the Rhondda Valley, is a former coal mining area

Rhondda, or the Rhondda Valley, is a former coal mining area in South Wales, previously in Glamorgan, and now a local government district, of 16 communities around the River Rhondda. The Rhondda is actually two valleys – the larger Rhondda Fawr valley and the smaller Rhondda Fach valley – so that the singular "Rhondda Valley" and the plural


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