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  • Further Reading about Industrial Wales and Monmouthshire

    The Collieries and Coalfields of South Wales, Ray Lawrence. - This is an excellent and hugely detailed series of privately published books covering the whole of the South Wales coalfields. Ray''s online bookshop is here :- Books on Welsh coal mining

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  • The scars left behind by the collieries of Wales'' Rhondda ...

    The Welsh valleys have a long and storied history within the mining industry. Read more to find out about it. ... The scars left behind by the collieries of Wales'' Rhondda Valley are beginning to heal, but some things never change. Coal Mining, Cymru, Welsh, Welsh Language, Wales ... Underground child labour in the coal mining industry did ...

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  • New book Rhondda Collieries Through ....uk

    Aug 20, 2013· Images from "Rhondda Collieries Through Time" Book. View gallery ... "Over 100 years of Rhondda coal mining was finished. ... deputy transport minister but won''t be part of shaping the Welsh ...

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  • 19 Best Welsh Coal Mining images | Coal miners, Vintage ...

    Coal-Miners-Day from the early 1900''s. Three Welsh Coal Miners Just Up from the Pits After a Day''s Work in Coal Mine in Wales. My own great great grandfather, Hyrum Perkins, was a Welsh miner and immigrated to America in the latter part of the nineteenth century.

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  • 43 Pictures That Show The Dust And Sweat Of Britain''s Coal ...

    Dec 18, 2015· Deep coal mining in Britain has come to an end. We do our own mining of historical snaps. ... 43 Pictures That Show The Dust And Sweat Of Britain.

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  • BBC - Wales - History - Themes - 20th century coal mining

    Nov 25, 2010· Steady increases in output and manpower meant that the early 20th century gave Wales its peak production figures. No less than 57m tons of coal .

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  • Welsh coalfields | National Museum Wales

    Researching Welsh coalfields Interested in the history of the Welsh Coalfields? The list of source material on the Welsh coal industry is wide and varied. We receive queries on subjects ranging from information on individual collieries through to coal mining ancestors. This page is designed to list some of the more useful sources of information.

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  • The Collieries - Mahanoy Area Historical Society

    history of the anthracite collieries in the Mahanoy valley. Anthracite Videos . All the images below are links to anthracite related videos on You Tube.Click on the picture to view the video.To come back to the Colliery Page after viewing a video, click on the " X " in the lower right side of the video screen.

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  • South Wales Coalfield Timeline - AGOR Home Page

    South Wales Coalfield Timeline. Further Reading. 1800 – Development of the sale-coal industry in South Wales 1837 – Opening of Abernant Colliery – growth of the Cynon Valley in sale-coal industry 1840 – 1st cargo of coal shipped abroad, from Cardiff to Nantes 1842 – Children''s Employment Commission investigates child labour - Mines Act passed by Parliament, no women or boys under ...

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  • Research Resources for Welsh Mines & Mining - Welsh Mines ...

    The National Library of Wales Search their on-line index of books, journals, maps etc. Details of County Record Offices and other archival resources in Wales; Welsh Family History Archive - Categorised by surname, then search on mine name or just ''mine'' for those involved in mining. A search on the nearest town can also prove worthwhile.

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  • British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends ...

    British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions by Wirt Sykes at sacred-texts Sacred Texts Sagas and Legends ... I led the conversation into the domain of folk-lore and this book is richer in illustration on many a page, in consequence. Among others, this tale was told:

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  • BBC - Wales - History - Themes - 20th century coal mining

    Nov 25, 2010· Steady increases in output and manpower meant that the early 20th century gave Wales its peak production figures. No less than 57m tons of coal .

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  • Collieries of Wales Engineering & Architecture | Heritage ...

    Aug 11, 2010· Books still available for sale are listed in the Bookshop. This title is now out of print, but is available as an eBook. 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 1994.

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  • 43 Pictures That Show The Dust And Sweat Of Britain''s Coal ...

    Dec 18, 2015· Deep coal mining in Britain has come to an end. We do our own mining of historical snaps. ... 43 Pictures That Show The Dust And Sweat Of Britain.

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  • The colliery manager''s handbook; a ... - Internet Archive

    The colliery manager''s handbook; a comprehensive treatise on the laying-out and working of collieries, designed as a book of reference for colliery managers and for the use of coal-mining students preparing for first-class certificates

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    1956 Official Book; Book Stations Railways Great; Tracing Coalmining; Coalmining A Guide For; Collieries Colliers; Colliers A Handbook Of; The Collieries Of Collieries; 280 Australia Books Australia; Books History Amp; Australia 1; People Cities Towns; History 163 Genealogy 163; Genealogy Books Dvd; Australia 1; People History Family History ...

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  • Further Reading about Industrial Wales and Monmouthshire

    The Collieries and Coalfields of South Wales, Ray Lawrence. - This is an excellent and hugely detailed series of privately published books covering the whole of the South Wales coalfields. Ray''s online bookshop is here :- Books on Welsh coal mining

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  • Coal industry in Wales - Revolvy

    Senghenydd Universal Colliery, site of a major accident in 1913 The coal industry in Wales has played an important role in the Industrial Revolution in Wales . Coal mining expanded in the eighteenth century to provide fuel for the blast furnaces of the iron and copper industries that were expanding in South Wales . The industry had reached large proportions by the end of that century, and ...

    Bradwell''s Images of Coal Mining in South Wales

    Written by Welsh author Ray Lawrence and printed in Wales, Bradwell''s Images of Coal Mining in South Wales looks at the last of the South Wales collieries. There has been a long and proud relationship between the people of South Wales and coal.

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  • List of collieries in the Rhondda Valleys | Revolvy

    List of collieries in the Rhondda Valleys The Rhondda Valleys were, between 1860 and 1939, one of the world''s most important coal mining regions. The list below attempts to show a complete list of levels and collieries opened within the Rhondda. A level is seen as a horizontal cut into a hill or mountain to access a seam of coal, while a colliery consists of shafts mined into the earth to ...

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  • 9781848684898: Atherton Collieries - AbeBooks - Alan ...

    Rare Book. About the Author: Alan Davies has been interested in mining all his life and this led to a career working in the museums industry, most notably at the Lancashire Mining Museum, Salford. He has written numerous books on collieries and coal mining in Lancashire. Alan lives in Manchester.

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  • Digging up the Past: Web Links

    The history books will outline the main features of mining, but may not capture the more down to earth aspects of working below ground. This site was created by an ex-miner. Welsh Coal Mines - excellent web site which catalogues all the mines within the Welsh Coalfields. Full .

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  • THE COLLIERIES OF THE CYNON VALLEYe

    TYRERGID COLLIERY. Aberdare, Cynon Valley. This was a small level that was worked by John Wilkins in the early decades of the 20th century it employed 8 men in 1900, 24 men in 1901, no men in 1902, 52 men in 1903, 56 men in 1905 and 14 men in 1907.

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  • Digging up the Past: The Collieries

    Digging up the Past: a photographic archive from the South Wales coalfield. A collection of pictures documenting the decline of the coal mining industry in South Wales. Contains photographs and information on the Bridgend Valleys of Garw, Ogmore and Llynfi.

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  • Powell Duffryn Plc. | Encyclopedia

    In 1935, Powell Duffryn merged its operations with those of Welsh Associated Collieries Ltd.; formed in 1930, Welsh Associated combined the coal output and distribution activities of 34 collieries. The merger with Powell Duffryn, forming P.D. Associated Collieries Ltd., gave the company an annual output of more than 20 million tons.

    South Yorkshire Mining Villages: A History of the Region''s ...

    South Yorkshire Mining Villages: A History of the Region''s Former Coal mining Communities [Melvyn Jones] on Amazon. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Over a period of more than 150 years between the late eighteenth century and the 1930s the South Yorkshire rural landscape was transformed by coal mining and the movement of coal.

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  • Coal Mines, collieries, drifts, welsh mining disasters

    Photographs and a brief historical account of more than 200 Welsh coal mines, plus stories poems and a list of ... Getting photographs and information about the various collieries is proving to be quite a challenge. ... though you may have gathered by some of my comments that I hold no feelings of regret for the passing of the coal-mining era. ...

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  • Moore Books :: Coal Mining :: [USED] Welsh Coal Mines

    Coal Mining [USED] Welsh Coal Mines. Printable version [USED] Welsh Coal Mines ... The complete Directory of over 5800 Collieries - Colliery names and pre 1947 Owners. Areas and Dates; Bristols Forgotten Coalfield, Bedminster. A detailed history of the Coal Mines (last few remaining copies)

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  • Welsh Coal Mining Heritage

    Tareni Colliery 1902 - 1949 This new publication on coalmining in Wales is the first complete history of a coalmine in the Swansea Valley region, an area once boasting over fifty collieries. The first chapter covers the geology of the Swansea Valley region and the anthracite coalfield, and the creation of The South Wales Primrose.

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  • Welsh colliery horses - A People''s Story of Wales

    Welsh colliery horses. Horses have been closely connected with coal mining since the early days of the industry. They have been used to transport coal from the collieries to the customer, have been used to power winding and pumping engines and, most importantly, to move coal .

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  • Wales - Index Page - Miner''s Advice

    Through two World Wars the collieries of Wales provided much of the coal needed to drive the steam turbines of the ships carrying men and supplies to war. In Post War Britain, Welsh coal burned to provide electricity for industry and drive locomotives which hauled .

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  • South Yorkshire Mining Villages: A History of the Region''s ...

    South Yorkshire Mining Villages: A History of the Region''s Former Coal mining Communities [Melvyn Jones] on Amazon. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Over a period of more than 150 years between the late eighteenth century and the 1930s the South Yorkshire rural landscape was transformed by coal mining and the movement of coal.

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  • Coal mining – Glamorgan Archives

    These documents show the relationship between the individual Ocean collieries and the H M Inspector of Mines, and they also tell us something about the Ocean Coal workforce. The documents are written in both English and Welsh, indicating that a proportion of the workforce were Welsh speakers only.

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