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history of the Somerset coalfield

Christopher Gordon Down

history of the Somerset coalfield

by Christopher Gordon Down

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Published by David and Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal mines and mining -- England -- Somerset -- History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWarrington, A. J.,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN808 E52 S64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination283 p. :
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18184367M

    Get this from a library! Colliers' way: history and walks in the Somerset Coalfield. [Peter Collier] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for History: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Peter Collier. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC.   Anyone interested in the history of the Somerset coalfield will find much to enjoy in this excellent book. Lots of fantastic clear photos and lucid and detailed history. Well worth s: 7.

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    An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. History of Bedford and Somerset Counties, Pennsylvania, with genealogical and personal history by. A coalfield is an area of certain uniform characteristics where coal is mined. The criteria for determining the approximate boundary of a coalfield are geographical and cultural, in addition to geological. A coalfield often groups the seams of coal, railroad companies, cultural groups, and watersheds and other geographical considerations.


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No eBook available The History of the Somerset Coalfield. Christopher Gordon Down, A. Warrington. David and Charles, - Coal mines and mining - pages.

0 Reviews. Coal mining is one of Somerset's oldest industires and eighty collieries have been sunk since the 's. In this book, the history and geology of the area are detailed and present day (s) remains at every site are described with maps to show locations and illustrations of buildings.

Presents a detailed account of the history of the Somerset coalfield, the geology, the people, and the : Hardcover. Presents a detailed account of the history of the Somerset coalfield, the geology, the people, and the : C.G. Down, A.J. Warrington. History of Somerset: Avon, Dorset and Somerset Canal, Mendip Hills, Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway, Somerset Coalfield (Paperback) Published by Books LLC, United States () ISBN ISBN The History of the Somerset Coalfield by C.G.

Down, A.J. Warrington | Waterstones This book can be found in: History > Local interest, family history & nostalgia > Local history Business, Finance & Law > Industry & industrial studies > Energy industries & utilities > Coal & solid fuel industries.

Shane Gould PB A5 68pp Published by the Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society, this book records the legacy of the coal mining industry in an area where nearly every village had a colliery.

A chronological history is given together with a photographic record of the surviving physical remains. Somerset Coalfields Lasbury Family History Posted on 1st August by Author 24th March The records continue to grow with further additions of families that lived and worked in the Somerset Coalfields.

This website contains various types of data relating both to individual collieries in northern Somerset and southern Gloucestershire and to the coalfield as a whole.

The data has been gathered from a variety of sources, mostly official publications, supplemented by some original records, although these are extremely scarce. Somerset Coalfield. Historic images of the collieries of the Somerset Coalfield, showing the surface workings, colliery buildings, engines houses and head frames, loading screens and banks, drifts, levels, shafts, railway connections, sidings and colliery owned wagons, underground scenes and groups of.

At last, a book on Radstock. Although Radstock has been the home, for over 15 years, of the extensive collection of artifacts associated with the former Somerset Coalfield; and many articles about the town and its people have appeared in the Museum Society’s Five Arches magazine, no single publication on the town has ever been available.

Trace your Somerset ancestors and family history back to the early s with parish records and registers, including baptisms, marriages and burials. General Somerset Baptisms Search more than 2 million records and discover your ancestor’s baptism date and place, as well as parents’ names.

Somerset Marriages Somerset Banns Somerset Burials FreeREG Somerset. History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Down, C.G.

(Christopher Gordon). History of the Somerset coalfield. Newton Abbot, David and Charles [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: C G Down; A J Warrington. A Brief History of the Bristol and Somerset Coalfield.

The Bristol and Somerset coalfield stretches from Cromhall in the north to the Mendips in the south, and from Bath in the east to Nailsea in the west, a total area of about square miles. Although the Gloucester and Somerset portions of the coalfield have often been viewed as separate.

History of Somerset County Pennsylvania. History of Cambria County Pennsylvania. History of Westmoreland County Pennsylvania. History of Blair County Pennsylvania. History of Bedford County Pennsylvania. History of Pittsburgh. History of Johnstown. Kittanning Coal Seam.

Historic Pictures. Historic Photographs. Historic books. Historic Maps. Somerset coalfield. Coal from Camerton by Neil Macmillen and Mike Chapman £ From the Mendips to the Sea by Duncan Harper £ Killing Yourself to Keep Yourself by Tom Randall £ Memoires de la Mine by Radstock Museum Society £ My life as a Somerset miner by A.

Parfitt £ Somerset Coalmining Life by Fred Flower £ DVD A History of Somerset Coalmining by. Delivery Option Delivery Time Cost Additional Item; Standard Delivery: 3 - 5 Working Days: £ £ First Class Delivery: 1 - 3 Working Days: £ £ The geographic county of Somerset is mainly agricultural.

Dairy farming and stock raising are important, and there is some market gardening. The county is traditionally associated with cider production, and the village of Cheddar, in the Mendip Hills, has given its name to the cheese that was first made there.

Limestone and sandstone are quarried in the upland areas of the county, and. Visit the North Somerset Coalfield Heritage Museum website Visitors to the award winning Radstock Museum, situated in the old Market Hall, have the opportunity to explore the history of the former Somerset Coalfield; the day-to-day lives of the people, their education, their religion and their places of.

Somerset Coalfield: William Smith, Kennet and Avon Canal, Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway, Midsomer Norton, Radstock General Books LLC, Sep 4, - Technology & Engineering - 68 pages. 0 Reviews. Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages:. To the south, the Bristol coalfield appears to have been left unworked in a syncline before re-emerging in Somerset, where it was extensively worked.

This coalfield is roughly rectangular, eight miles wide by seven high, and centred on Midsomer Norton. 5. Anstie, J. The Coal Fields of Gloucestershire and Somersetshire (Bracknell: Forge Books.remembering the history of the coal and coke industry in pennsylvania. connellsville coalfield fayette and westmoreland counties.

klondike coalfield fayette, greene, and washington counties. pittsburgh coalfield allegheny, washington, westmoreland, and fayette counties. freeport coalfield allegheny, westmoreland, armstrong, and butler counties.

irwin gas coalfield westmoreland county.THE HISTORY OF THE S.C.C. SHAREHOLDERS. The Somersetshire Coal Canal (S.C.C.) was authorised by an Act or Parliament in It was promoted by the mine owners of the North Somerset coalfields as a cheaper means of transporting coal to their markets in Bath and Wiltshire.