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Pemberton Colliery, Lancashire

Gillian Bowen

Pemberton Colliery, Lancashire

1815 to 1875.

by Gillian Bowen

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  • Pemberton Colliery.

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    ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of English and History.
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    Open LibraryOL13815280M

    Make offer - COLLIERY England Newcastle Coal Mining - c. 3 (Three) Fine Quality Prints COAL MINESS s England COLLIERY WALLSEND PERCY PIT ~ Art Print Engraving £ Get this from a library! Lancashire Mining Disasters [J Nadin] -- Lancashire Mining Disasters chronicles the effects, death and grief of the local ming communities in Lancashire, through colliery accidents and explosions from the early 's through to It. One of the most violent explosions of firedamp recorded for a long time occurred at the Brynn Hall Colliery, Ashton-in-Mackerfield, a short distance from Wigan, on the morning of Aug.


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Pemberton Colliery, Lancashire by Gillian Bowen Download PDF EPUB FB2

COLLIERY PEMBERTON LOCATION South of Pemberton station on the L&YR Wigan – Liverpool line. OWNERS Henry Blundell Pemberton Colliery Co. Ltd – Pemberton Colliery () Ltd – National Coal Board – Shafts Bye Pit, sunk c, yards to Pemberton Four feet Mine. Buy Pemberton Lancashire Sheet a (Old O.S.

Maps of Lancashire) Facsimile of ed by Hindle, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. 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; 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. This book continues the life and times of Highfield and Winstanley.

The initial publication was “Founded on Coal”, by Ray and Derek Winstanley. This was published in and has long been out of print. However reference copies are available and can be read in the Wigan History Pemberton Colliery KB.

Bonfire at Pemberton Colliery in honour of the Coronation of King Edward the Eighth. 30 June Image Details. Location: Pemberton, Lancashire, Lancashire book Add to Basket. Size of Print: Quantity: Add to Basket. Related Collections. Pemberton. Related Entities. There are no related entities.

Lancashire Mining Disasters chronicles the effects, death Lancashire book grief of the local mining communities in Lancashire, through colliery accidents and explosions from the early 's through to It also recalls the Lancashire book bravery of other miners, often from other pits in the recue attempts, who with no thought of their own safety went below ground to try and their fellow comrades.

Normally when a colliery closes, it is rapidly bulldozed out of existence, but this site seemed to be just left, complete with railway track. Towards the end of the eighteenth century, the first shallow mine was opened by the Blundell family and afterwhen two 18 foot diameter shafts were sunk over yards to the Orrell seams, a large.

New sinkings, the King and Queen Pits, were commenced at Pemberton in and these were followed by further sinkings which made Pemberton Colliery the largest in Lancashire. Meanwhile the collieries beyond Pemberton were all closed by the early s.

A dreadful colliery explosion happened on Thursday at the Kings Pit, Pemberton, Wigan, belonging to Messers Jonathan BLUNDELL and son, some 35 workmen were killed, and the manager, certified manager, the under locker of the pit and three of the band of explorers also lost their lives in a noble effort to save their fellow men.

West & East Caroline Pits engines rebuilt as a Pair by Wood & Gee for Pemberton Colliery. SUBSEQUENT RE-WORKING The colliery was re-worked from time to time on a relatively small scale.

Latham Bros. – re-started colliery,closed March Latham & Gaskill – re-started inclosed February The first register book of Highfield St Matthew was opened on 12 Jan and continues through to 27 Oct The title page and most pages of baptisms are headed Pemberton Colliery Iron Church.

A few pages, such as No refer to the building as St Matthew’s Iron Church. Pemberton Colliery: Pemberton: An explosion caused by a blown out shot took place at Pemberton Colliery's King Pit which was owned by Jonathan Blundell and Sons. The explosion in the Wigan Nine Foot mine killed 36 men and boys including Mr Watkin, the colliery manager.

After the accident, blasting was carried out during the night. 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.

Not least was the sulphurous contribution made by the colliery waste tips – the “pit rucks” – which had Lancashire book habit of catching fire due to spontaneous combustion. Landlords & Colliery Companies The full story of the coal owning landlords and those individuals, partners and companies who exploited the Wigan coalfield is complex and very.

Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. 12 Giller's Green, St. Helens, West Lancashire Colliery and Fireclay Co. (Limited). 13 Green Gate, St.

Helens, Greengate Colliery Co. 97 Pemberton Haigh, Ince near Wigan, Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Company. 98 Penny Gate (not working), Hindley, Wigan Coal and Iron Co. (Limited). 3 Book, Haverfordwest, Hook Colliery Co.

4 Kilgetty. Collins Green Colliery, Newton-lc-Wiws The West Lancashire Collieries, St. Helens Mr. Brocklehurst's Victoria Colliery, Rumworth, near Bolton The Whitc Moss Coal Company's Collieries, Skelmersdale Messrs. Glover and Company's Collieries, St. TTclcns Elms Colliery, Wigan Mr. Edward Johnson's Collieries, Golborno.

Ladyshore Colliery, originally named Back o' th Barn, was situated on the Irwell Valley fault on the Manchester Coalfield in Little Lever, then in the historic county of Lancashire, England.

Founded by Thomas Fletcher Senior, the colliery opened in the s and mined several types of coal. It became infamous as a result of the owners' stand against the use of safety lamps in the mines. COLLIERY VICTORIA LOCATION Immediately west of LNWR West Coast Main Line and 3/8 mile north of Boar’s Head Junction.

OWNERS Wigan Coal & Iron Co. Ltd – Wigan Coal Corporation – National Coal Board – Shafts Two shafts sunk approx. feet west of. 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.

M ining disasters in Lancashire in which five or more people were killed occurred most frequently in the s, s and s. Many more miners were killed in everyday accidents than in the major disasters that had a catastrophic on mining communities, leaving widows and orphans without breadwinners.

[1] Among the earliest deaths recorded in parish registers is that of Ffrancis Taylior, who. List of collieries in Lancashire since explained.

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.

Lancashire/Cheshire /50 Bound Volume /51 Bound Volume No. 2 Bound Volume No. 3 County Maps (No to No.

78) County Maps (No. 79 to No. ) Wigan District Pemberton Colliery Queen Pit King Pit Bye Pit Holly Bank (house) Lily Terrace Snowdrop Terrace Tunsted House Brighton Place (house) Foundry House Old Bake Houses. Taken from the 'Window on Wigan' book with kind permission of the author Geoffrey Shryhane, who also writes Wigan World for the Wigan Observer.

Maypole mayhem It was five o'clock on the afternoon of Tuesday, Aug when an explosion ripped the heart out of the Cannel Mine (No 1 Pit) at Abram's Maypole Colliery. Marriage: 30 Jul St John the Divine, Pemberton, Lancashire, England James Houghton - 21 Book keeper Bachelor of Blackfield Street, Liverpool 20 Housekeeper Spinster of Blundell's Colliery, Pemberton Groom's Father: Peter Green, Laborer at Colliery (deceased) Marriage: 4 Feb St John the Divine, Pemberton, Lancashire, England.

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Baptism: 1 Feb St Matthew, Highfield, Pemberton, Lancashire, England Sarah Alice Taylor - [Child] of James Taylor & Ellan Abode: Smithy Brook, Pemberton Occupation: Labourer at Colliery Baptised by: Thomas Evans Performed at: Pemberton Colliery Iron Church Register: Baptisms -Page 1, Entry 4 Source: Original register at Wigan.

The Wigan Coal and Iron Company was formed when collieries on the Lancashire Coalfield owned by John Lancaster were acquired by Lord Lindsay, the Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, owner of the Haigh Colliery in The company owned collieries in Haigh, Aspull, Standish, Westhoughton, Blackrod, Westleigh and St Helens and large furnaces and iron-works near Wigan and the Manton Colliery in.

Unmentioned in the Domesday Book ofPemberton does not appear in records untilwhen it was documented to have been a thegnage estate, or manor, comprising "two plough-lands", with an annual rate of 20 shillings payable by the tenant, Alan de Windle, to King y: England. Make the Move. Once a mining and cotton town, Pemberton is a lively residential area of Greater Manchester just 10 minutes from Wigan.

Close to both Manchester and Liverpool, Pemberton has good road and rail links and a number of shops. New homes in Pemberton give residents the chance to work in neighbouring cities with a convenient commute, all while enjoying the amenities of this. The Brinsley Colliery site has now been landscaped and turned into a picnic area.

This photograph was taken by the Rev FW Cobb (), who was Rector of Eastwood from to Parsonage Colliery was a coal mine operating on the Lancashire Coalfield in Leigh, then in the historic county of Lancashire, colliery, close to the centre of Leigh and the Bolton and Leigh Railway was sunk between and by the Wigan Coal and Iron Company and the first coal was wound to the surface in For many years its shafts to the Arley mine were the deepest in the.

you will discover in the pages of this book. The history of this area can be traced back to the Domesday Book of A. and by far the most historic building is Winstanley Hall. As a legal parish we can only go back tobut as a church we go back to when the Pemberton Colliery Church School was built.

The name of Pemberton Colliery. The Pemberton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between and The most Pemberton families were found in the UK in In there were 1, Pemberton families living in Lancashire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Pemberton's in the UK.

Lancashire had the highest population of Pemberton families. The District of Pemberton, Wigan in the County of-- Lancashire--Church of England. St John the Divine, Church St, Pemberton, WN5 8DS St John the Divine is located at OS Grid Reference - SD Records from St Mark, Newtown, Victoria St, Pemberton, WN5 9BG St Mark, Newtown is located at OS Grid Reference - SD Records from Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for LANCASHIRE.

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This concerns the building of the Lancashire Union Railway south of Wigan to St Helens: "The new Lancashire Union line was authorised by Parliament in The Act also authorised a branch from Bryn to the Norley Hall Colliery Company's railway together with a spur to the Lancashire and Yorkshire at Pemberton.

Map series: Geological Survey of England and Wales, Vertical sections: Sheet number: Sheet title: West Lancashire Coal Field. Sections of Shafts sunk in the Middle Coal Measures of Prescot, St. Helens, Wigan and Burnley. Walter, The Birmingham Public Library has a copy and will photocopy pages for you (at a cost).If you have any queries, can I suggest you give me an email.I have the section on the Birmingham line but also have a copy of the index so may be able to let you know whether your relative is would be of help if you could give me the (non-Pemberton) name such as a spouse.

Historical description. Pemberton, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Wigan parish, Lancashire. The township is divided from Wigan by the old river Douglas, has a station on the L. & Y.R., and a post, money order, and telegraph office under Wigan.Baptism: 6 May St Mark, Newtown, Pemberton, Lancashire, England James Thomas Lowe - [Child] of Richard Lowe & Mary Elizabeth Born: 6 Mar Abode: 7 Soho Street, Newtown.

Occupation: Oil Refiner Baptised by: J. Hunt Newberry Register: Baptisms -Page 1, Entry 5 Source: Original register at Wigan Archives.Lancashire Mining Disasters, - by Jack Nadin, Published by Wharncliffe Books,ISBN Return Return to Top.