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The collieries of Denbighshire

George Geoffrey Lerry

The collieries of Denbighshire

past and present

by George Geoffrey Lerry

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Published by Wynn Williams (Publishers) Ltd. in Wrexham (Denbigh) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wales,
  • Denbighshire
    • Subjects:
    • Coal mines and mining -- Wales -- Denbighshire -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [172]

      Statementby G. G. Lerry; with a foreword by Lord Robens of Woldingham.
      ContributionsEdwards, Ifor, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN808.G8 L47 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination172 p., 29 plates.
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5161008M
      ISBN 100901600008
      LC Control Number74506447
      OCLC/WorldCa95610

      According to the return of owners of land Thomas Lloyd FitzHugh of Plas Power, Denbighshire, owned 3, acres (situated in Denbighshire and Flintshire) which carried an annual rental of £5, , papers of the Minera Stone Quarries Ltd, , and royalty accounts received by the estate from collieries in the Wrexham. Wrexham & Acton Collieries Co. Ltd from Scottish shareholders, April HR/76/–, Correspondence and profit details re. Wrexham & Acton Collieries Co. Ltd, –Author: Bethan Lloyd Jones. List of Disasters. Many coal mining disasters of the early 20th century were covered by the photographer Warner Gothard of Barnsley. To be classified as a disaster, an accident or explosion at a mine has to claim at least ten lives.


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The collieries of Denbighshire by George Geoffrey Lerry Download PDF EPUB FB2

Clean and tight, virtually unworn - a very nice example of an uncommon book. 45 pages of the history of coal mining in the area; Followed by 47 pages on the Collieries which were in production in Denbighshire in ; Then 90 pages (the remainder of the text) on the mines abandoned before NORTH WALES COLLIERIES.

This book gives you a brief outline of most of the coal mines that have worked in north Wales, with particular emphasise on the Grespord Disaster. They both kept an influence on affairs with the three trustees being; the Lord Mayor of London, the Lord Lieutenant of Denbighshire and the Governor of the Bank of England.

The Denbighshire Coalfield in north-east Wales is one of the smaller British coalfields. It extends from near Caergwrle in the north, southwards through Wrexham, Ruabon and Rhosllannerchrugog to Chirk in the south.

A small part extends into Shropshire around Caergwrle the coal-bearing strata continue northwards as the Flintshire Coalfield. 93 rows  Denbighshire Collieries The north-east Wales coalfield stretched from Oswestry in the south.

Re: The COLLIERS of Denbyshire «Reply #2 on: Tuesday 05 June 07 BST (UK)» Lerry G G THE COLLIERIES OF DENBIGHSHIRE-Past & Present, Wrexham, 2nd ed rev Ivor Edwards,ii + pp, pls, card slightly worn £ 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 List of Mines - Government report from the Mines Department, also available online at Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd Where to find this report.

COLLIERIES OF DENBIGHSHIRE written by Lerry, G.G. published by Wynn The collieries of Denbighshire book (publishers) Ltd. (STOCK CODE: ) for sale by Stella & Rose's Books. Duffryn Main, Neath, Duffryn Main and Neath Abbey United Collieries Co.

Duffryn Rhondda, Maesteg, Duffryn Rhondda Coal Co. Duffryn Rhondda, Maesteg, Llynvi Tondu and Ogmore Coal and Iron Co. Dunnraven Merthyr, Treherbert, Joseph Thomas. Dunnraven Aberdare, Glyn Neath, Glyn Neath Collieries Co. Limited. Ruabon, nr. Wrexham, Denbighshire: Source: 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. Llay Main closed inHafod and Ifton inGresford in By only two collieries were working, namely Point of Ayr in the north and Bersham in the middle of the Denbighshire field near Ruabon, with a total output of approximately ½ million tons per annum.

Ruabon (Welsh: Rhiwabon pronounced [r̥ɪʊˈɑːbɔn]) is a village and community in the county borough of Wrexham in name "Rhiwabon" comes from "Rhiw Fabon", "Rhiw" being the Welsh word for "slope" or "hillside" and "Fabon" being a mutation from St Mabon, the original church name, of earlier, Celtic older English spelling, Rhuabon, can sometimes be grid reference: SJ Buy Collieries of Denbighshire 2nd ed by Lerry, G.G., Edwards, Ifor (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3). A new book is now available on the history of this group of Bedworth collieries. £5 + £ P&P to purchase your copy email: [email protected] Charity Colliery was sunk on land owned by the Rev. Nicholas Chamberlaine charity in Bedworth.

In the book The Mineral Wealth of Wales and its Exploitation it states that there are fourteen seams of workable thickness.

This could be a go back to an early capital raising scheme when the early developers in the s stated that the Anglesey coals where better than Lancashire Coals.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : G.G. Lerry. This then was the attitude of the "ruling classes" and it was repeated throughout the mining and other industries time after time.

One instance of this total disregard for the loss of human life is reflected in a newspaper article written at the time of the Risca Blackvein Colliery explosion ofwhen men and boys lost their lives.

Denbighshire RIVER LLANGOLLEN Wales, Print DEE Landscape ~ MOUNTAINS BERWYN BERWYN MOUNTAINS Denbighshire DEE Landscape RIVER ~ Wales, LLANGOLLEN Print UK WALES DENBIGHSHIRE LLANFAIRTALHAIARN WILLIAMS TEA ROOMS REAL PHOTO UK WALES DENBIGHSHIRE - $ Dave Edwards: If this elaborate building was never completed it must have cost them thousands of pounds.

Dave Edwards. Wrexham History: Have passed your number on. Phil Wynn: Joseph Wilding was my fathers great uncle so would appreciate my tel no being passed to Geoff Wilding.

Many Wrexham History: Glad you enjoy, as we cover the whole county we still have much to add, this. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Ifor Edwards books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Hendre'r-ywydd Uchaf. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Denbighshire Historical Society, With illustrations by Iorwerth Cyfeiliog Peate and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Doomsday ( – ) Following the invasion by the Normans inCheshire had remained under the control of Saxon Earl Edwin.

However, in he took part in the rebellion of the north, laying siege to the King’s forces in Shrewsbury. As punishment for. During the last quarter of the nineteenth century coal companies in the UK became increasingly vocal in their condemnation of the royalty rates charged by the mineral owners of the UK.

Such was the furore that a Royal Commission on Mining Royalties was set up in with a remit to investigate these concerns. However, the commission concluded that royalties were not unduly harsh and did not Cited by: 2.

The Dennis' company United Westminster & Wrexham Collieries took four years to sink two mile-deep shafts, the Dennis (downcast) and the Martin (upcast), located 50 yards (46 m) mine was one of the deepest in the Denbighshire coalfield, with the Dennis shaft reaching a depth of about 2, feet ( m) and the Martin shaft about 2, Plans and Sections of the Denbighshire Railway with Book of Reference D-DM//1 Maps of Plas Kynaston Estate, Cefn Mawr, Ruabon, Denbighshire D-DM//2 Map of Part of the Estate of the Hon.

Frederick West, Ruabon, Denbighshire D-DM//3. One of Britain's worst coal mining disasters occurred at the colliery. The Gresford Disaster occurred on Saturday 22 Septemberwhen men died following an underground explosion. As there was a football match on the Saturday afternoon between Wrexham and Tranmere Rovers, on Friday, 21 September, many miners doubled up their shifts so they could attend the on: Gresford.

Flintshire Record Office Browse repositories. The Old Rectory Rectory Lane Hawarden Wales Denbighshire Birch Cullimore & Co, solicitors Chester, Cheshire Llay Main Collieries Ltd Llay, Denbighshire Llewellyn-Jones & Armon Ellis, solicitors Mold, Flintshire.

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COCK BANK TO RUABON COLLIERIES Description: Map of a proposed line of road intended to shorten the distance between Cock Bank and the collieries near Ruabon. [Cock Bank near Marchwiel to Stryt yr hwch to Sontley to Hafod y bwch to Gutter Hill, Rhos.].

Plan: 12½ins. x 20ins. Scale: 5ins. to 1 mile. Surveyor: Book of reference. The rest of the ‘Rainton Royalty’ was taken over by Lambton Collieries Ltd. and worked from existing collieries at Cocken and Littletown. As the coal from Meadows and Adventure pits and from North Hetton/Hazard/Dunwell could be carried on N.E.R.

lines the wagonway from the Raintons to Seaham Harbour was redundant after a working life of Collieries of Wales (Engineering and Architecture) Glamorgan genealogy.

Edited for the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales by Stephen Hughes, Brian Malaws, Medwyn Parry and Peter Wakelin. The survey gazetteer of the British Isles, topographical, statistical, and Aberdeenshire affl ancient Antrim Argyllshire Avon Ayrshire Banffshire Berks border Bridge Canal Castle Cheshire church Clare coal coast collieries contains Cork Cornwall Cumberland Denbighshire Derbyshire Devon dist The survey gazetteer of the British Isles Reviews: 1.

The coal of several seams raised at the Ffrwd Collieries of Messrs. Sparow and Poole situated near Wrexham in Denbighshire, gave the following results on examination by Mr. Edward Eiley. The annexed refers to the five feet coal, the best furnace coal of the district.

Collieries Page. Photographs of the collieries listed on the left, with a brief historical account of each. If anyone has photographs of other Welsh collieries or additional information and would like to share it with others by placing on this web site, please.

Leases of mines in Flintshire, Denbighshire, Caernarvonshire and Anglesey. D/KK/ COLLIERIES Ruabon Coal and Coke Co: Correspondence with Sandycroft Foundry. D/DM//1: COLLIERIES Llay Hall: Output and manpower book.

CB/8/7: COLLIERIES Llay Main: Brochure and notes on coal washing plant. History. Weston Rhyn is recorded as Westune in the Domesday Book. Tun or ton means a settlement or hamlet, the origin of the name 'Rhyn' appears to start from the Welsh names for Rome and Roman (as a person), Rhufain and Rhufon, leading to Rhun or/and Rhyn' as "the proper name of a man" and Rhyon as a soldier.

Originally the townships of Weston Rhyn and Bronygarth were in the Parish of St OS grid reference: SJ Chancey Townsend died inand the collieries were carried on by his sons and his son-in-law John Smith.

InSmith started to work the coal at Half-way. (the book has a sketch plan of 'Site of Llanelly Forge and Collieries, ' and also of 'The Llanelly Coalfield, '). The miner also had a one in seven chance of a serious injury. Mechanisation, with its increased noise and dust, actually made working conditions worse.

Regulation of the collieries had slowly increased since the 19th century, but no government was prepared to properly enforce the rules and generally the owners opposed all reforms.

Buy eBook Now Collieries of Wales: Engineering & Architecture at Google Play. Collieries of Wales - Engineering and Architecture By Stephen Hughes, Brian Malaws, Medwyn Parry & Peter Wakelin Published From about the time of the miners' strike it became obvious that the coal industry was in a period of rapid contraction.

The mines of Old Broughton: the Broughton Hall Estate, part 1 Aug in 17th century, 18th century, Broughton-in-Bromfield, Brymbo, Mining Raymond Lowe’s book Lost Houses in and around Wrexham is one of the few easily available resources for looking at the area’s unique architectural heritage.

The Gresford Disaster was one of the worst mining accidents to occur in Wales. Work began at sinking the pit at Gresford, near Wrexham, in by the United Westminster and Wrexham shafts were sunk, the Dennis (named after the industrialist Dennis family of Ruabon) and the Martin, which were 50 yards was completed in and the mine was one of the deepest in the.

Raymond Lowe’s book Lost Houses in and around Wrexham is one of the few easily available resources for looking at the area’s unique architectural heritage. As the book’s title suggests, most of this heritage has now vanished.

However, anyone walking down Darby Road from Brynteg and looking towards their right will be rewarded with the sight of a house that, according to Lowe, was.A history of lead mining in Flintshire and parts of Denbighshire. A lead vein is a mineralised fault or crack in the earths crust.

Some veins would have been clearly visible on the mountain as grey bands running over the surrounding white limestone rock.The History of the Parishes of Whiteford, and Holywell. Thomas Pennant. B. and J. White, Fleet Street., - Clwyd (Wales) - pages.