Several collieries were nationalised on 1 January 1947 and parts of the area were opencasted in the 1950s. Hill Top Colliery, a privately owned drift mine near Bacup, was still producing small amounts of coal in 2010. The coalfield around Burnley, Nelson, Blackburn and Accrington is the most northerly portion of the Lancashire Coalfield.
18 rows · This is a list of mining accidents in the historic county of Lancashire at which five or more …
List of coal mines UK 1880.? LANCASHIRE. 1 Agecroft, Pendlebury, Andrew Knowles and Sons (Limited). 63 Bugle Horn, Westhoughton, United Co-operative Coal Mining Society (Limited). 64 Burnden, Burnden, Earl of Bradford. 65 Burnt Hills, Wholaw Nook, Burnley, Executors of Colonel Hargreaves.
Lists of Mines UK 1918? LIST OF MINES in Great Britain and the Isle of Man, 1918 . COAL MINING HISTORY RESOURCE CENTRE. home of THE NATIONAL DATABASE OF MINING DEATHS and INJURIES
British Coal Mine Workers. Coal mining in the United Kingdom probably dates to Roman times and took place in many different parts of the country. Britain's coalfields are associated with Northumberland and Durham, North and South Wales, Yorkshire, Scotland, Lancashire, the …
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