Information and photographs submitted by subscribers are posted in good faith. If any copyright of anyone else's material is unintentionally breached, please email me

Dr. Colin Pounder

Ilkeston - Heanor Area
Colin Pounder


The post card of Calverton Church was sent to my grandfather from his sister Sara Syson Ball in 1931.  She died in 1935.  On the back it said she didn't know where the churches were but it was a little bit of Notts.
Carole Dick

Calverton Pit

Photographs Courtesy of Ken Reddington

Mural By Local Collier Calverton

Britain Pit At Riddings Converted Fire Ventilation Shaft

Calverton Pit Top

Jack Twynham and Viscount Somebody Or Other 1961

Fire Fighting Team Calverton 1963

Calverton cathedral
Calverton Cathedral Underground Courtesy Ken Reddington

High Main Calverton 250 Yds 3ft4ins 1961

At The Coal Face

First Brinsley Face, 6 Foot, 1973, Calverton

Colin - Local Pits

See Local Pits, East Midlands


Pit Terminology - Glossary