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Dec 2019

Ilona Streeting - Ironbridge Power Station and Littlebrook Power Station Brought Down

Sheryl Moore - Worldwide Mining Disasters Project on WikiTree, a Free Genealogy Site

Patrick Robertson - Keep the Momentum Going. The Local Paper Printed My Letter in Yesterdays Issue

Robert Bradley - Women in Underground Mining Again in 21st Century

Robert Bradley - Power Stations

Ian Winstanley - Alphabetical List of Mining Victims in Great Britain, Pre 1840

Nov 2019

Robert Bradley - A Unique History From My Work Diaries - Under Construction

Roland Laycock - One of the best songs to come out of the miners strike

Patrick Robertson - Update, trying to get a mining memorial in place in Workington

Alan Beales - More Information, Fatalities at Digby Colliery 1886 - 1928

Alan Beales - More Information, Fatalities at Eastwood 1835 - 1878

Oct 2019

Alan Beales - More Information, Fatalities at Broxtowe 1901 - 1930s

Alan Beales - More Information, Fatalities at Giltbrook Pit 1840s - 1860s

Alan Beales - More Information, Fatalities at Bilborough Pit 1700s - 1800s

Alan Beales - More Inquests - Brinsley Colliery, Nottinghamshire

Jim Henry - Cardowan Memorial Stepps Unveiled 19-Oct-2019

Jim Henry - Whin Hall Memorial, Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, Updated

Jim Henry - More Photos, Fauldhead Colliery Memorial, Kirkconnel, Dumfriesshire

Jim Henry - Patna - The Heritage of Patna

Jim Henry - Dalmellington Community Council presented a Miners Hutch and Bench to the Parish

Sep 2019

Jim Henry - Gorebridge Memorial - Midlothian Unveiles Today, Saturday 28 Sep 19

Robert Bradley - More Newspaper Stories 1800 - 1878

Ilona Streeting - 'Knocky-up boards' saved from ex-miners' homes

Jim Henry - Gorebridge Memorial - Midlothian

Jim Henry - Whin Hall Memorial Airdrie

Aug 2019

Kathryn Morton - Tower Colliery Disaster - Youtube Link to the Folk Song "The Bells of Rhymney"

Roger Morton - Big Pit National Coal Museum, Blaenavon, Wales - A Trip in August

Mansfield Mining Museum - Rolland Laycock, Signs - Exhibition of Art Work by Brian Morley a self taught artist and ex-miner

Mansfield Mining Museum

Robert Bradley - List of Nottinghamshire Collieries

July 2019

Jim Henry - Extra Pieces for Wallyford, a Short Way East of the Main Memorial

Robert Bradley - More Notes and Pictures in Surveyors Section

June 2019

Robert Bradley - More Newspaper Stories from 1861 - 1898

Roger Morton - Old Pit Photos

May 2019

Robert Bradley - New £165m Coal Mine in Cumbria

Martyn Fretwell D&B - What do the initials B.A. in B. A. Collieries stand for?

The Independent - UK goes more than 100 hours without using coal power for first time in a century

Apr 2019

Jim Henry - St Catharine's Episcopal Church, Cadzow Crescent, Bo'ness

Robert Bradley - 1873, Appleby and Co sold Renishaw - Joseph Wells died suddenly aged 57

Robert Bradley - Aberfan Report 4 August 1967 - November 1967, Coal Industry Bill

Pat Marshall - Email From Mapperleyhistory Site - Sydney Moore Died at New Coppice 1903

Jim Henry - Stanrigg New Memorial, Greengairs Rd, Wattston

Alyssa Riggs - Janey’s Recommendation for Family History and Genealogy

Jim Henry - West Wemyss, 5 Miners Killed by a Sea Mine During WWII

Robert Bradley - Bilsthorpe - Normal Deaths

Robert Bradley - Additions to 'Newspaper Stories'

Jim Henry - Crossgates Community Garden, Fife

Mar 2019

Roger Morton - Pit Bricks

Jim Henry - 5 Miners Killed by a Sea Mine During WWII at West Wemyss in Fife

Feb 2019

Jim Henry - The Lantern Window, St Joseph's Church, Mayberry Place, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire

Jim Henry - Appeal to Readers for Help in Finding All of Scotland’s Mining Memorials

Robert Bradley - Kent Coalfield

Jim Henry - Shotts (The Backshift) - Shotts, North Lanarkshire

Jan 2019

Click Here Fund

National Mining Museum Scotland is a 5 star visitor attraction.
We're raising funds to open the Undercroft, an iconic and crucially important part of our site, to the public. Please help make this happen!

Robert Bradley - Apedale Underground Workings

Jim Henry - Miners Call for National Memorial at Scottish Parliament - ITV

Jim Henry - National Mining Memorial Centre, NMMS, Lady Victoria Colliery Newtongrange, Scotland

Robert Bradley - Eckington Drift Mine in North Derbyshire Unexpectedly Closed on 10th Jan 2019

Robert Bradley - The Last Deep Bituminous Coal Mine in Germany Closed in December 2018

Jim Henry - Bilston, Midlothian, Entry and Information

Jim Henry - Uddingston Window

Women's Suffrage -The Right of Women To Vote

Undersea Coalmine Proposed, Cumbria - April 2018

Dec 2018

Random Images from - Facebook - Coalmining in All Areas

Woodhorn Museum

David Baddeley - My Friend Klaus Worked at Prosper Haniel Coal Mine in the Ruhr Area of Germany

Robert Bradley - Women in Mining

Andrew Purcell [coalmining in all areas] - Old Roadways

Oct-Nov 2018

FaceBook [coalmining in all areas] - 1st December 1860, an explosion at the Black Vein Colliery at Risca killed more than 140 men and boys and 28 pit ponies.

Jim Henry - St Joseph's Church, Blantyre

Jim Henry - Randolph Wemyss Memorial Hospital in Buckhaven in Fife

Jim Henry - Blantyre Mining Disaster, 1877 - Stained Glass Windows in St Joseph's R.C. Church in Mayberry Place, Blantyre

Bill Edwards - Photo of Enoch Edwards, Mayor of Burslem. Circa January, 1900.

Robert Bradley - Williamson Wharmby, Mines Rescue and Family

Colin Womble - Southgate Pit Fatality - 1902 - Death of William Wright Driffill

Aug 2018

Emails Suspended for a few weeks

Jim Henry - Child Miners Memorial, Danderhall, now has cut out shapes of miners and 2 benches

Tim D Schomer - Asfordby Mine Pumping Station

Robert Bradley - Oil Museum 2017

Graham Byram - Charles Byram Death, 30-09-1936, Fryston

July 2018

Roy Priest - Fair Lady Pit Explosion 1880 - Thomas Edwards

Brian Robinson - The Robinsons, More Photo

Susan Simcock - Thomas Galley and Joseph Galley, White Barn Colliery, Staffordshire

Paul Lockwood - Where is This Mining Memorial Please?

Anthony Mercer - Looking for info about my granddad, Leonard Marshall, injured in a roof fall at Brodsworth

Sue Sproats - Lofthouse Colliery death, George Hodgson

Ian Sweet - Miners' Lamp Memorial

Robert Bradley - 17th Century Iron Works At Bulwell And Kirkby

Closure of Thoresby Colliery, BBC East Midlands News 10 July 2015

Robert Bradley - Dirt Tipping 2

Robert Meikle, Balck Coal Miner 1950s, Gedling - Photo Courtesy of Karen Miekle

Peter Hewes - Silverhill Colliery Management

Carole Lewis - George Denman, a steel worker, was born in Rotherham, he passed away 1915

Colin Womble - Thomas Womble, Clowne Miner Killed at Shireoaks Colliery 1939

Alan Sarson - My dad, Bertie Sarson, aged 13 at Manner's Colliery

Alan Sarson - My dad’s brothers, Charles and John Sarson were killed in 1923 at West Hallam Colliery

Tessa Safhill - Portland Fields, Kirkby-in-Ashfield

Colin Womble - Verses That Told of a Pit Disaster - Blackwell B - Nottingham Evening Post 8 Feb 1940

Anthony Hopkins - My Father, Edward Arthur Hopkins

David Burton - Error - Edward Growny Evans Died 2-11-1915 at Wharncliffe Woodmoor

June 2018

Emails Suspended for a few weeks

Margaret Moxom - Pottery Riots 1842

Eva-Russell - I'm a librarian reaching out to you - our library is helping children trace their ancestry and create a family tree.

Bill Edwards - Enoch Edwards was Born 10 April 1852

May 2018

Pat Robertson - Some More Photos - Whitehaven

Wendy Fisher-Holt - Diglake, Benjamin Knight

David Bradley - John Stale Killed in Newhall, Derbyshire Area 1840 - Fire in Pit

Rebecca - Miner George Mansell Killed New Hucknall Colliery 1890

Patricia - Deaths in Clay Mining around Stannington/Sheffield 1910 -1921

John Harwood - I was a Bevin Boy - Moorgreen Colliery, 1945-48

Cathy Budworth - Where Can I Get a Markham Colliery Print

Jim Henry - Fauldhead Colliery Memorial Kirkconnel

April 2018

Les Matthews - Wilfred Matthews, 10 St Michael Street. (Teversal Colliery 1955)

Jo Catley - Job Millership - Micklefield Pit Disaster 1896

Susan Ross - Cutts Family Lundhill 1857

Raymond Cole - Clifton Pit, Spelling of Name, my Grandad, Longdon Not Longden

The Guardian - UK runs without coal power for three days in a row - 24 Apr 2018

Robert Bradley - Barnsley Detachment, Tankersley Brigade – Photo 1908

Robert Bradley - Strata Names

Beverley Croasdell - My Uncle George Stanyard was Killed at Whitwick Pit in May 1962

Bronwyn Farina - John Snowdon, Hartley Pit Disaster, Northumberland, 1862

Peter Whattler - Colourful Coal Names

Robert Bradley - World War 2 (in Progress)

Colin Womble - Colliery Accidents, Blackwell 'B' Winning Pit

Alan Roberts - Mining Disaster victim Albert Roberts, 106 Leeming Lane, Mansfield, 1920

Peter Smith - Further to Meave Jepson's Enquiry Here is a Photo of Whiteley Colliery, Marehay

Jonathan Taylor Brittunculi - Terminology - 'Pitter'

Ann Rusby - Bert Russell Killed at Gauntley Pit, Wigan, Lancashire, in 1915

March 2018

Emails Suspended for a few weeks

Alan Beales - Database - Gypsum Mines - Plaster Pits

Robert Bradley - Dirt Tipping

Robert Bradley - Winding Through The Ages


February 2018

Jim Henry - New Memorial at Millerhill Midlothian

Alan Sarson - Photo - North Midland Mines Rescue

Meave Jepson - Any Information About Whiteley Pit, Derby Road, Ripley

Paul Dale - Mini Pit Disaster, 1918, my Great Grandad Henry Dale

Ceri-ann Hooper - Looking For Info About My Great Grandfather, Osborn, Great Western Colliery

Steve Elliott - Harry Elliott - Pleasley Colliery 1966

Sandra Yorke - DEATH AT MOORGREEN - Joseph Mellors killed 1884

January 2018

D S Deepak - Kind attn: Robert Bradley, I am a 70 year young mining engineer from India

Sheilah - My Paternal Grandfather, William Albert Jay, was a part of the Howe Bridge Mines Rescue Station

Linda Knights - I believe my grandfather, Nathan Inger, was killed at Markham

Michael Glover - Lives of the First World War - 1918 Mini Pit Disaster

Silla Mitford  - Minnie Pit - My Father

Paul & Ren Whiten - William Grant died in 1866 at Moor Hall Colliery, Eckington, Derbyshire

Kevin Weaver - William Grant died in 1866 at Moorhall Colliery, Eckington, Derbyshire

Robert Bradley - Tom M Neal died at Pentrich Colliery,19 December 1910

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