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Lancashire"s oldest borough and chief mining centre

Lancashire"s oldest borough and chief mining centre

The case of Wigan as affected by The Seats Redistribution Bill, 1884

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Published by Printed by Wall in Wigan .
Written in English


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Statementintroductory note by the Mayor of Wigan, and extracts from the Lancashire Press.
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Open LibraryOL14312039M

Haig Colliery Mining Museum. 29 likes. Haig Colliery Mining Museum was a visitor attraction situated in Kells, high on the cliffs above Whitehaven in. Clintsfield engine house is Grade II listed and the whole field in which is situated is a scheduled historical monument. 1 It is located on private land and there is no public access. Images in this article were collected during prearranged visits to the site by Tatham History Society in August As a colliery, Clintsfield was one of the many small-scale mining operations of the period. Although most of the Museum is dedicated to the Burnley mines there are also artefacts from other mining areas and any donations of information or memorabilia will always be gratefully received. There is also a small caravan and campsite available and a tea room serving light lunches or a superb cream tea with home-made scones and their own.


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This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or. The Lancashire Coalfield was one of the most prolific in England. The number of shafts sunk to gain coal number several thousand, for example, inWigan undertook a survey of old shafts and located In following several years of redevelopment across the Wigan Metropolitan Borough by the British Geological Survey (BGS), in association with the planning consultants Roger Tym.

The Bold family, of the Lancashire township bearing the same name, trace their origins back to Anglo-Saxon times before the Norman Conquest of The earliest known record mentions a William de Bold inbut it is thought that the foundations Bold Hall (old hall) were laid well before that. It was inthat John de Bold was the.

The area of Lancashire and Cheshire can be considered one of the homes of the Industrial Revolution, and it was the abundance of coal close to the surface that literally helped fuel the great growth in cities such as Manchester and Liverpool.5/5(5).

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OPEN Tuesday – Thursday – Saturday -Sunday pm – pm. Email – [email protected] Tel Answerphone. The Lancashire Coalfield in North West England was an important British coalfield.

Its coal seams were formed from the vegetation of tropical swampy forests in the Carboniferous period over million years ago. The Romans may have been the first to use coal in Lancashire and its shallow seams and outcrops were exploited on a small scale from the Middle Ages and extensively after the start.

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The decline of the mining industry. The last coal mine located close to the town centre (Ravenhead Colliery) and those located in the outlying districts of St Helens, including those that were just outside the original County Borough boundary, such as Clock Face (Clock Face Colliery), Sutton (Bold Colliery), Sutton Heath (Lea Green Colliery), Sutton Manor (Sutton Manor Colliery) and Located in: Lancashire, England (- ).

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This is the ginney wagon track from Bank Hall colliery making its way under Queen's Park Road, on its way to the Bee Hole colliery. There were many of these.

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Anderton, James, Area General Manager, St. Helens Area, North-Western Division, National Coal Board since September, Member of the Institute of Mining Engineers.

Inappointed Agent and Manager of Clock Face Colliery, St. Helens, and on nationalisation in became Assistant Agent in the St.

Helens Area. The main South Lancashire Coalfield was in a kind of rectangle with Wigan, Bolton, Manchester and Warrington at the corners.

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(ie see Pennine Archaeological Field Centre. ‘Shedden Clough, Cliviger, Burnley’ Newsletter 4 January ). Bibliographic reference Cranston, D MPP The Lead Industry, Step 1 Report.

Cranston, D MPP The Lead Industry, Step 3 Report. Gill, M C ‘Yorkshire and Lancashire Lead Mines’ British Mining No A book advertised in Crosby Lockwood & Son's list of works on Mining, Metallurgy and Colliery Working, Men & Boys Note how young many of the dead pit workers were.

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Coal has been mined here since at least the sixteenth century. The Powerhouse and visitor centre development Haig Colliery Mining Museum is working towards a £ million project, which will see the building transformed into a new visitor centre and coal mining museum.

The project will see a new building in the grounds of Haig, which will. Hobbs, Andrew ORCID: X () The reading world of a provincial town: Preston, Lancashire In: The History of Reading, Vol. 2: Evidence from the British Isles, c Palgrave, Basingstoke. ISBN History, Directory and Gazetteer.

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