Collieries of North East Lancashire by J. Nadin

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  • England,
  • Lancashire


  • Coal mines and mining -- England -- Lancashire -- History -- 20th cnetury.,
  • Coal mines and mining -- England -- Lancashire -- History -- Pictorial works.

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StatementJack Nadin.
GenrePictorial works.
SeriesImages of England
LC ClassificationsTN808.G62 N34 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3370005M
ISBN 100752428039
LC Control Number2004445547

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Collieries of North East Lancashire is the story of those pits, of those who sunk and financed them, and of those who toiled, laboured, even perished, within their : Jack Nadin.

Collieries of North East Lancashire is the story of those pits, of those who sunk and financed them, and of those who toiled, laboured, even perished, within their : Jack Nadin. About the Author. Jack Nadin worked at North East Lancashire's last deep coal mine, the Hapton Valley Colliery, from to From a line of miners, he has a passion for anything to do with local history in his home town of Burnley, Lancashire - especially relating to the coal mining industry and industrial archaeology of the Range: $ - $ Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Images of England: Collieries of North East Lancashire by Jack Nadin (, Paperback) at the.

The Burnley Coalfield covers an area through to Blackburn and Darwen, Higham Village to the west and Worsthorne Moor to the east. A number of pits in the Bacup area have also been included. Four Companies - John Hargreaves, George Hargreaves, Brook and Pickup and the Cliviger Coal Company dominated coalmining in the area.

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Wales Coal and Collieries (46) Wales Metal Mining (43). Roger Lynch for collieries south of the River Calder in Yorkshire. David Kitching for corrections and additional data on the Cheshire mines.

Richard Matthews for details of pits comprising the Altham and Dunkirk collieries in north-east Lancashire. Stephen O’Brien for the location of Fishescoats Colliery. Lancashire Coalfield This is an interactive map, point to a location with your mouse to see basic information, click to go to that page.

The northern part of the coalfield between Colne and Blackburn has a number of papers and monographs covering its history and geology. of 23 results for Books: Jack Nadin.

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Collieries of North East Lancashire (Images of England). The majority of the information from these lists is already used on the site to present the statistics on the individual colliery pages, however the lists are useful in their own right as a) not all the mines listed have a colliery page and b) the lists provide information not shown on the colliery.

As Kellingley Colliery coal mine closes in North Yorkshire this week, marking the end of centuries of deep coal mining in Britain, we take a look at historical Collieries of North East Lancashire book from the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Wheldale Colliery. Collieries of the north east of england. Threads and Posts; Total Threads: 3: Total Posts:   The Collieries of North East England. The term ‘Coals to Newcastle’ used in the same context as the pointless irony of ‘selling sand to the Arabs’ was first recorded in yet today it’s easy to overlook the importance that coal once had as a virtual lifeblood to the region’s economy.

Landsale Collieries CUMBERLAND: Coal mines SOUTHERN DIVISION OF DURHAM (District of Tyne) Coal mines NORTH AND EAST LANCASHIRE (A-G) Coal Mines. NORTH AND EAST LANCASHIRE (H-O) Coal Mines. NORTH AND EAST LANCASHIRE (O-Z) Coal Mines. WEST LANCASHIRE St. Helens, Wigan: Coal Mines. The coalfield on the western side of the Pennines is separated by the Rossendale anticline.

To the north-east is the Burnley Coalfield The Burnley Coalfield surrounding Burnley, Nelson, Blackburn and Accrington, is the most northerly portion of the Lancashire Coalfield. and to the south is the much larger South Lancashire Coalfield, which comprises, from west to east, the St Helens, Wigan.

The collieries that once dominated many parts of North East England have now gone and the pit heaps have been reclaimed and naturalised into the landscape, but there is no doubting the important influence that coal mining has had upon shaping the modern character of North East England.

Blackburn with Darwen (1 book) Blackpool (40 books) Bolton (3 books) Bury (3 books) Calderdale (42 books) Cumbria ( books) Knowsley (5 books) Merseyside (2 books) North Yorkshire ( books) Rochdale (17 books) Sefton (8 books) Wigan (6 books). By the Lancashire Coalfield was at its most productive with collieries producing 26 million tons of coal.

Over the next half century many of the smaller collieries would close and by nationalisation in there were only 86 operational sites many if not all despatching their coal by rail.

An introduction to coal mining in the North East-Part of the North East England history web site. The Durham Miner Project - An on-line summary of a major history research project covering various aspects of the Durham Coalfield. Provided via Durham County Council.

Elemore Colliery Web Site - A tribute to Elemore Colliery. COLLIERIES OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AT WORK IN, The list gives, Name of Colliery, Where situated and Owner's Name. North Roddymoor Colliery, Crook, Jos. Pease and Partners. North End, Cockfield, Darlington, Walker, Simpson, and Co.

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The Message Board. Scottish Coalfields Pits. Pits of Yorkshire. Pits of The North East. Pits of North and South Wales. Pits of Somerst and Kent. After The NCB/BC, Privatisation. Pre NCB Mines. Unions and Strikes. The Lancashire Collieries Discussion Groups. Tilmanstone Colliery, Kent. General Maps.

In this section we have a number of maps that show the collieries and pits in the region at various times. All of the maps are linked to the colliery detail pages so that when you are viewing the detail of a particular map you can click on the colliery to see the detailed information we have for that colliery.

North East Division (Yorkshire): NCB apprenticeship scheme records, record of seams worked, accident book, sinking book, collieries tenants agreement, letting book, colliery rating book, reports of weekly inspections, financial records, minutes, coal analysis book, order books, corresp, horses employed record book.

South Lancashire Coalfield One Inch Sheet (Old Ordnance Survey Maps - Inch to the Mile) by Crosby, Alan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Full list of the collieries which have closed since March when the miners' strike began.

CLOSURES INMARCH ONWARDS. North Wales Birch Coppice, Warwickshire Cadeby, Yorkshire Comrie, Fife Cwm, South Wales Lancashire Ellistown, Leicestershire Lea Hall, Staffordshire. Besuming with the returns of coal produce in Lancashire, in the following table will be found the number of collieries and output of coal in the North and East or Manchester district; and the Western district (Saint Helen's and Wigan), together with the total number of collieries and produce of coal, from which it will be seen, that since the.

Memories of North East Coal Mining Colliery Closure Dates (2 of 2) Northumberland Colliery Closures N.C.B. / British Coal Mines () The Hewer - painted by South Shields Artist and former Whitburn Colliery Miner, Robert Olley.

The South Yorkshire Coalfield is so named from its position within covers most of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and a small part of North exposed coalfield outcrops in the Pennine foothills and dips under Permian rocks in the east. Its most famous coal seam is the Barnsley Bed. Coal has been mined from shallow seams and outcrops since medieval times and possibly.

Jack Nadin is the author of A Grim Almanac of Lancashire ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published ), Burnley Then Now ( avg rating, 1 rat 4/5. N ew Lester Colliery, on the Manchester Coalfield The Manchester Coalfield is part of the Lancashire Coalfield.

Some easily accessible seams were worked on a small scale from the Middle Ages, and extensively from the beginning of the Industrial Revolution until the last quarter of the 20th century., was opened by James and William Roscoe in Tyldesley, Lancashire, England. Map showing the names and locations of around North East England collieries in the historic counties of Northumberland and Durham.

The region’s last coal mine closed in but coal mining was for centuries a major part of the region’s history, culture and scenery. North East England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.

It covers Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear, and the area of the former county of Cleveland in North region is home to three large conurbations: Teesside, Wearside, and Tyneside, the last of which is the largest of the three and the eighth most populous Constituent country: England.

Find out how to search our collections and online indexes to Durham Collieries and Durham miners. About Coal Mining in County Durham. The Durham coalfield covered north, east and central Durham. From the natural boundaries of the River Tyne and the North Sea it extended to Consett and beyond Bishop Auckland in the west.

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Each region has its own history of exploitation, and characteristic sites range from the small, compact collieries of north Somerset to the large, intensive units of the north east.

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