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Pemberton Colliery, Lancashire

Gillian Bowen

Pemberton Colliery, Lancashire

1815 to 1875.

by Gillian Bowen

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Written in English

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  • Pemberton Colliery.

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    ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of English and History.
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    Open LibraryOL13815280M

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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 of , Pemberton does not appear in records until , when 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.


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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 Size: KB.

Bonfire at Pemberton Colliery in honour of the Coronation of King Edward the Eighth. 30 June Image Details. Location: Pemberton, Lancashire, England: 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 and grief of the local mining communities in Lancashire, through colliery accidents and explosions from the early 's through to It also recalls the great 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 a 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.

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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.