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Explosion at Bickershaw nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 colliery, Lancashire.

Explosion at Bickershaw nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 colliery, Lancashire.

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
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Explosion at Bickershaw nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 colliery, Lancashire Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bickershaw Colliery was a coal History. Bickershaw is located in the Lancashire Coalfield, and required the sinking of deep shafts to access the coal organisation and efficiency scheme was completed in which concentrated all production and coal winding in the Nos. 3 and 4 shafts, leaving Nos. 1 and 2 shafts for ventilation purposes.

(5) Bickershaw Colliery is served by four shafts, numbered 1, 2, 3 and 4. Numbers 1 and 2 Shafts serve one part of the mine, and Nos.

3 and 4 the other. Both parts have separate systems of ventilation, but are accessible to each other below ground. Bickershaw Colliery No 1, Leigh - Closed Bickershaw had multiple shafts: Nos 2, 3 and 4, No 5, Also known as Plank Lane - Closed Broadfield, Westleigh [6] Hearts o'.

The closure of Abram Colliery resulted in its workings being merged with Bickershaw. Nationalisation brought about a re-organisation of the pits in the area. No.5 shaft was abandoned inand a year later two horizontal 16 feet wide by 13 feet high tunnels were driven 2, yards in a southerly direction from No 3 & No 4 shafts to the.

8mm silent cine film from the late 70s to early 80s of Austerity locos at work in the colliery. These were numbered 3 and 4 and these were sunk to a depth of yards to the King Coal seam. A 5th shaft was built and in use before the first World War.

Bickershaw Colliery Disaster 10th October The colliery was the property of Ackers Whitley and Company and was in Bickershaw village a few miles from Leigh. On Monday 10th. (8) At Bickershaw Colliery the Plodder Seam was developed in a south easterly direction on a line of almost full dip at an average gradient of 1 in 7.

By a large amount of extraction had taken place and large goaf areas formed. Progress was by a developing face to the dip with wing faces advancing east and west respectively. Bickershaw Colliery No 1, Leigh - Closed Bickershaw had multiple shafts: Nos 2, 3 and 4, No 5, Also known as Plank Lane - Closed Broadfield, Westleigh Hearts o'.

COLLIERY ABRAM LOCATION E. of Bickershaw & Abram station on the Great Central Railway Lowton – Wigan line. Also directly served by LNWR Bickershaw mineral branch. OWNERS () Abram Coal Co.

Ltd. Shafts (Wigan Pits) No.1, commenced c, 15 feet 2 inches diameter, lined in brickwork, sunk to Wigan Nine. Filmed useing a silent super 8 cine camera. Top 5 Weird WW2 German Prototypes That Actually Flew - Duration: The Iron Armenian aka G.I.

Haigs Recommended for you.20 December Hetton Colliery Explosion, explosion killed 22 men and boys.7 August, Dykehead, near Hamilton, 12 killed by fireClay Cross Colliery. 11th June, mine flooded, 23 men and 65 horses and asses were drowned.

The main South Lancashire Coalfield was in a kind of rectangle with Wigan, Bolton, Manchester and Warrington at the corners. The area became riddled with mines, as there were many good, workable coal seams not too far from the surface.

Near the town of Leigh, Bickershaw Colliery was opened in Package Dimensions: x x cm Customer reviews: out of 5 stars 4 customer ratings; Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1, in Books (See Top in Books) # in Energy & Mining Industry # in History of England # in Business & Economic History/5(4).

Coordinates. The Abercarn colliery disaster was a catastrophic explosion within the Prince of Wales Colliery in the Welsh village of Abercarn (then in the county of Monmouthshire), on 11 Septemberkilling men and boys (though an exact number of casualties remains unknown).The cause was assumed to have been the ignition of firedamp by a safety on: Abercarn, South Wales.

A Full Account of the Dreadful Explosion of Wallsend Colliery by which Human Beings Perished. (The London Library Book 12) - Kindle edition by Anonymous. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Full Account of the Dreadful Explosion of Wallsend Colliery by Author: Anonymous.

New Colliery Explosion. Construction workers are injured in pit explosion in Pendlebury. The Man Of The Week. Boxer Joe Baksi pays a visit to British coal miners to give them a word of encouragement. Labour Party Conference. Demonstrators invade the Labour Party Conference.

Blackpool, Lancashire. Labour Party Conference At Blackpool. I have reason to think that my gt gt gt grandfather William Thomas died in an explosion at Clifton Hall Colliery inPendlebury. Does anyone have a copy of Clifton Hall Colliery Disaster (Lancashire) Page 1 Bickershaw South and Bickershaw North.

Work is now well under way to transform part of the former Bickershaw Colliery into a new neighbourhood with up to new homes, sqm of commercial space and a 40 berth canal marina at Pennington Wharf. Information, photographs and plans for Bickershaw Coal Mine on the mine exploration web site NORTHUMBERLAND, NORTHERN DIVISION OF DURHAM, AND CUMBERLAND.

1 Acomb, C, Hexham, Messrs. Morrison. 2 Ashington, Morpeth, Ashington Coal Co. 3. Part 1: An overview of Easington Colliery Explosion Easington Colliery Easington Colliery is situated on the coast in the County of Durham, between the ports of Seaham Harbour and West Hartlepool, nine miles north west of the latter.

There are two principal shafts, both circular and both 20 feet in diameter. The North Shaft, the.Albert Colliery Estate in Bickershaw is in the North West region of England. The postcode is within the Abram ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Makerfield.

% had GCSEs, % had 5+ GCSEs and A/AS-Levels, % had 2+ A-Levels, % had a degree (or similar), and % had an apprenticeship. The.Bold Colliery was a major pit within the South Lancashire Coalfield, extracting high quality coal for over years.

The cost of coal has historically included loss of much human life and 70 men and boys died at Bold during this period. This page will document as many fatalities as possible and will also discuss the fluctuating fortunes of the pit, with the loss-making colliery closing during.