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Industrialisation and identity in Shropshire: the Brookes

The Brookes developed coal mining, ironworking and steelmaking on their estate, and further afield; they introduced innovative technology and eventually operated one of the largest ironmaking concerns in the country. The wealth they created enabled the development of their country house and associated designed landscapes.

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Welsh former coal mining valley (7) Crossword Clue

Answers for Welsh former coal mining valley (7) crossword clue. Search for crossword clues found in the Daily Celebrity, NY Times, Daily Mirror, Telegraph and major publications. Find clues for Welsh former coal mining valley (7) or most any crossword answer or clues for crossword answers.

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Further Reading and Resources

2014 marks the 150th anniversary of the tragic mining accident that claimed the lives of nine local miners in Madeley, Shropshire. This website is designed to help you make the most of a visit to the town, and to the points of interest surrounding the event.

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9781848686434: Madeley Through Time

Madeley is a fascinating East Shropshire town with a proud agricultural and industrial heritage that can be traced back to Saxon times. The development of coal mining in the rich seams that surrounded the town led to a significant increase in the population as the men left the fields for

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Coal mining

Coal mining Surface coal workings. There is much evidence of surface coal mining in the Nettlebridge valley where the Carboniferous Coal Measures comes to the surface. Some of the best preserved medieval coal mining remains occur around Benter, Stratton Common and Harridge Wood. Here, the coal seams outcrop in the valley floor and could be

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History of Leycett Cricket Club

The village however owes its early name and fame not to mention some notoriety to being a mining village. The cricket club is situated on the edge of an old coal mining village in North Staffordshire, the first mine shaft being sunk in 1710 but by 1860 had grown considerably larger with three shafts.

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Moore Books :: Shropshire and Staffordshire :: Madeley

The book gives the history of the two Madeley Wood Company pits, Halesfield and Kemberton which were worked as a combined mine by the NCB and at the peak in the late 1950s employed over 800 men. Halesfield was sunk as an ironstone and coal mine in the 1930s and continued to work coal until the 1930s, it later became the upcast and pumping shafts for Kemberton pit nearly a mile away.

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Long Walks in January 2018 – Sandbach and District U3A

Members of the Long Walking group decided to reward themselves for the effort they have expended in the last year to combat mud, steep slopes, stiles, barbed wire, stony footpaths, farm animals, wind, rain, fog, prickly hedges, dog bites and cake shortages. They chose that temple of culinary restraint – The Legs of Man – for their post-Christmas meal.

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Madeley, Staffordshire

North Staffordshire was a centre for coal mining and the nearby mine at Leycett was known as Madeley under the National Coal Board. Sinking began in the 1880s and the Colliery had five shafts with exotic names: Bang Up, Fair Lady, Clarkes, Harrisons and Woodburn. The Pit closed on 21 September 1957.

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Geography

North Staffordshire was a centre for coal mining and the nearby mine at Leycett was known as Madeley under the National Coal Board. Sinking began in the 1880s and the Colliery had five shafts with exotic names: Bang Up, Fair Lady, Clarkes, Harrisons and Woodburn. The Pit closed on 21 September 1957.

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Mine Exploration Forum

27/10/2018Moorebooks wrote: As may know Ivor had a major influence on on Uk Mining History, he was a major influence on the setting up of Blists Hill, Ironbridge, National Coal Mining Museum, Wakefield and St Aidens Opencast and Dragline (Oddball) to name but may of the projects he was involved ihere and rest of Europe.

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bbc victorians coal mines

Coal mine at Blists Hill Victorian Town an open air museum Madeley Telford Shropshire UK run by Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust. Vintage pictures of mining from the 19th Century. Scottish Coal Mine Ladder 1866 engraving of child labourers carrying coal out of a mine in Scotland.

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List of coal collieries in the United Kingdom

Searchable database of coal collieries in the United Kingdom from AditNow, the leading online resource for mine explorers and mining historians. AditNow - the definitive online resource for the mine explorer and mining historian Mine explorer and mining history videos on YouTube Connect with other mine explorers on Facebook

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Madeley Through Time

Madeley is a fascinating East Shropshire town with a proud agricultural and industrial heritage that can be traced back to Saxon times. The development of coal mining in the rich seams that surrounded the town led to a significant increase in the populati. Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

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WikiZero

Madeley is a village and ward in the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, North Staffordshire, England.It is split into three parts: Madeley, Middle Madeley, and Little Madeley.Madeley Heath is also considered by many to be part of Madeley. In the 2001 census, the population was recorded as 4,386, decreasing to 4,222 at the 2011 Census.

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Telford Wrekin Local Plan Examination in Public K1

Darby successfully smelted iron using coking coal instead of charcoal. The Iron Bridge was built in Coalbrookdale in 1779. The area has had a long history of mining and iron and steel production since then. 9. Thomas Telford became the first surveyor for Shropshire in 1787 and the borough acknowledges his legacy today. 10.

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Coal

Coal mining may affect a property due to subsidence, although under the 1991 Coal Mining Subsidence Act, owners of property damaged by coal mining may be entitled to remedies including repair or depreciation compensation payments. A house may have been built over or near to old coal mineshafts and opencast mining can have an environmental impact.

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CHAPTEK X. SHROPSHIRE COAL

Population employed in Coal and Iron Mining. The number of male persons employed in coal and iron mining in Shropshire, according to official returns for the year 1854, was 5,722; of these 4,580 persons were engaged in coal mining, and 1,142 in iron mining, the yield of coal

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The End of Coal Mining in South Wales: Lessons Learned

The End of Coal Mining in South Wales Lessons learned from industrial transformation Executive Summary This case study of coal mining in South Wales in the United Kingdom is a contribution to project undertaken by the International Institute of Sustainable

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Coal mining

Coal mining Surface coal workings. There is much evidence of surface coal mining in the Nettlebridge valley where the Carboniferous Coal Measures comes to the surface. Some of the best preserved medieval coal mining remains occur around Benter, Stratton Common and Harridge Wood. Here, the coal seams outcrop in the valley floor and could be

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Madeley: Communications

The Coalbrookdale Co. built a railway at Lake Head in 1748, and by 1758 three railways from coal and ironstone pits converged on the Madeley Wood ironworks. Tramways were laid in a sandstone adit mine at Madeley Wood and an early 19th-century ironstone mine in Ironbridge; from the latter an inclined plane ran down to the Severn.

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The Ironbridge Gorge Tunnels

The Ironbridge Gorge Tunnels Main Index Labyrinth Entrance Oddities Chamber Armchair Caver Previous Location The Ironbridge Gorge is a very old mining area, records date from the 13th and 14th centuries and occasional mine 'plans' survive from the 17th with some of the workings still accessible dating from the 18th Century.

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Coal Mining News

Trump's pledge to save US coal is failing, leaving coal country in crisis. Trump's pledge to save US coal is failing, leaving coal country in crisis. Funny west coal states suing WA for port access. ID/MT/UT posion the rivers that goto WA, tell west coast states to 'don't tread on our us', then feel entitled to bulldoze WA state rights for

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Walk from Mow Cop to

Mow Cop the Way passes through the relics of coal mining, iron furnaces and brick making to rich farming country around Madeley. Then it's up along the sandstone ridges of Maer and Ashley and across the wide open spaces of Blore Heath to Almington and the 'Shroppie'. Along the route

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Places of interest near Heighley Castle

Madeley is a village and ward in the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, North Staffordshire, England. It is split into three parts: Madeley, Middle Madeley, and Little Madeley. Madeley Heath is also considered by many to be part of Madeley. In the 2001 census, the population was recorded as 4,386.

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Staffordshire University

In 1977, the polytechnic absorbed a teacher training facility in Madeley, Staffordshire. The polytechnic developed traditional strengths of the component institutions, e.g. ceramics (Stoke-on-Trent), computing (Stafford) and sports education (Madeley). The mining department closed as result of the decline of coal mining in the 1980s. New

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Places of interest near Heighley Castle

Madeley is a village and ward in the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, North Staffordshire, England. It is split into three parts: Madeley, Middle Madeley, and Little Madeley. Madeley Heath is also considered by many to be part of Madeley. In the 2001 census, the population was recorded as 4,386.

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List of coal collieries in the United Kingdom

Searchable database of coal collieries in the United Kingdom from AditNow, the leading online resource for mine explorers and mining historians. AditNow - the definitive online resource for the mine explorer and mining historian Mine explorer and mining history videos on YouTube Connect with other mine explorers on Facebook

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Top Madeley Cabins Holiday Rentals

Oct 01, 2019 - Rent Cabins in Madeley, United Kingdom from 16/night. Find unique places to stay with local hosts in 191 countries. Belong anywhere with Airbnb. Oct 01, 2019 - Rent Cabins in Madeley, United Kingdom from 16/night. Find unique places to stay with local hosts in 191 countries.

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The world's worst coal mining disasters

15/05/2014The world's worst coal mining disasters. Share. While technological improvements and stricter safety regulations have reduced coal mining related deaths, accidents are still too common. China, which produces more than one-third of annual global coal output, accounts for more than two-thirds of mining deaths around the world each year.

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