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Cheadle Coal Town - A Detailed History of Coal Mining in the Cheadle District

Herbert A. Chester

Cheadle Coal Town - A Detailed History of Coal Mining in the Cheadle District

Herbert A. Chester.

by Herbert A. Chester

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Published in Staffordshire .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination180p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15563785M
ISBN 100950668613
OCLC/WorldCa80976011

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Cheadle Coal Town - A Detailed History of Coal Mining in the Cheadle District by Herbert A. Chester Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Cheadle Coalfield is a coalfield in the United Kingdom. Centred on the town of Cheadle, Staffordshire and its outlying villages it lies to the east of Stoke-on-Trent and the much larger North Staffordshire Coalfield.

The area has been mined for many years, with documentary evidence from Croxden Abbey citing coal mining in the 13th century. Synopsis. This title brings together two books - "Cheadle Coal Town" and "The Iron Valley".

Large scale OS maps based on the survey of the area have been added to provide additional information beyond the collieries and ironstone mines covered in the text.

The iron ore discoveries in the the Churnet valley created a "Klondyke" rush /5(2). Buy History of Cheadle, in Staffordshire, and Neighboring Places by Plant, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Robert Plant. Centuries of Coal The Cheadle coalfield covers some eighteen square miles extending west from Cheadle to Dilhorne and north to Ipstones. It is a fragmented part of the larger North Staffordshire Coalfield with rock layers of approximately to million years old.

The readily available coal of this area led to the growth. This new edition of the first book, "Cheadle Coal Town", is presented in a more readable format, together with additional photographs and maps.

An index is also included. The Cheadle Coalfield lies to the east of Stoke-on-Trent and the larger North Staffordshire Coalfield. The North Staffordshire Coalfield comprises four mining areas: Goldsitch Moss, Shaffalong, Cheadle, and the Potteries.

The Potteries coalfield covers an area of about square miles, while the other three cover less than 30 square miles. The coal industry gradually expanded due to demand from the pottery and iron industry. Cheadle, a market-town, a parish, and the head of a poor law union and county court district in Staffordshire.

The town stands in a valley environed by high hills, near the river Tean, and has a station on the branch of the North Staffordshire railway from Cresswell. Home weaving was probably Cheadle Hulme's first industry (with 5 spinning jennies, and possibly carding engines, recorded here in in one of the larger works) whereas finishing mills began to appear in other parts of the region.

Even coal mines appeared just a few miles south at Poynton. The Lorraine families Henzey, Tyzach and D’Haux became well established in the Kingswinford area. The oldest glass works in Brierley Hill are those of Royal Brierley Crystal founded in With the coming of better transport, particularly canals and improved roads, coal mining.

Evidence from Stockport Parish Records of coal mining at Bredbury. 17th/18th centuries: Documentary evidence shows that coal mining was being undertaken in the Bredbury area.

By Butterhouse Pits were open. A plan of shows five pits entitled 'The Great Buteras'. The location of these pits is indeterminate but they may have been in. One, a thin strip of coal measures, runs north-south around Shaffalong and had no modern mining. The other, a larger area, is centred on Cheadle and was worked until the s.

Relatively little has been written about this large and important coalfield, but there have been some recent studies. Leach, J. Coal mining around Quarnford. Britain's Active Mining History Society From the Tables compiled by W.N Atkinson, tor for the North Staffordshire District in his Report for List of Mines worked under the Coal Mines Regulation Act, in North Staffordshire, during the Year In Matthew and George Priestnall paid £50 at Christmas and Midsummer for "Coalpitts and Miln".

9 The Priestnalls were yeomen and no doubt combined coal mining business with farming. Up to the first decade of the eighteenth century coal working in the district had been on a. Inthe first coal mine was sunk under the Firth of Forth.

ByBritish coal output stood at about 3m tonnes, increasing to meet demand for fuel to power steam engines. Estimates of proven coal reserves worldwide are considered to be around billion tonnes with total global hard coal and brown coal production in estimated at ~Gt and ~Gt respectively.

Presented in two parts, this paper reviews the historical development of coal mining research in the File Size: KB. Coal mining in the area goes back hundreds of years. I have a book entitled "Early coal mining around Nottingham - " By Richard S.

Smith. And there were certainly mines in the Wollaton area during that period. Work to remodel the New Haden Colliery at Cheadle commenced in January The work included widening the No.8 upcast shaft from 8ft in diameter to 14ft. Coal discovered in Virginia.

First recorded U.S. coal production. April 13th - Dr. Thomas Walker was the first recorded person to discover and use coal in Kentucky. Lewis Evan's map showing coal in what is now the Greenup County and Boyd County area of Kentucky.

First commercial U.S. coal shipment. [USED] Coal from Camerton A Brief History of Mining in the Village from to Neil Macmillen, Sb, 47pp, Publisher: Avon Indusdtrial Buildings Trust, UK, £ 78 Extract from: History of Gallatin, Saline, Hamilton, Franklin and Williamson Counties, Illinois.: Mining Operations The mining of coal has become one of the leading industries of the county.

About Laban Carter opened a coal mine one-half mile east of the present site of Carterville, and afterward gave a lease of ninety-nine years to the Carbondale Coal Coke Company to mine the.

The Mining History Network is an information resource for mining historians. It includes an international contact list, mining history news such as forthcoming conferences, bibliographies, and references to Prof. Roger Burt's mining history work here at Exeter.The history of coal mining goes back thousands of years.

It became important in the Industrial Revolution of the 19th and 20th centuries, when it was primarily used to power steam engines, heat buildings and generate electricity. Coal mining continues as an important economic activity today.The Madeley Wood Colliery, as was common elsewhere in coal mining, actually consisted of two separate pits — the Halesfield (circa ) and Kemberton () Collieries, which were subsequently connected underground inafter this date the Halesfield shafts were used purely for ventilation, pumping and as a second means of egress from.