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Nottinghamshire and the coal industry

Nottinghamshire and the coal industry

evidence of Nottinghamshire County Council on the market for coal and the impact of colliery closures in the county to the Trade and Industry Committee of the House of Commons and the President of the Board of Trade, November 1992.

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Published by Nottinghamshire County Council, Planning & Economic Development in [Nottingham] .
Written in English


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ContributionsNottinghamshire (England). County Council.
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Report and Accounts Great Britain. of funds associated companies balance sheet Board and subsidiaries book value borrowings British capital expenditure CEGB Coal Industry Act collieries activities Minority interests National Coal Board National Smokeless Fuels NCB Ancillaries NCB Coal Products North Yorkshire Nottinghamshire Opencast. Nottinghamshire faceworkers, one of its effects bringing apathy and decreasing production inthe deep mining coal industry. Additionally, becauseof the severe rationalisation that took place in the deep coal mining industry during the Labour administration of (an average of a pit a week closed during theFile Size: 26MB.   In Coal Blood is a gripping novel that will keep readers guessing, chapter after chapter. Using his own knowledge of the mining industry, the author sets a tale of murder and mystery in an environment familiar to him. This book will appeal to fans of adult fiction, crime novels and thrillers.


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Pages in category "Coal mines in Nottinghamshire" The following 13 pages are in this category, out of 13 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Dawlish, David & Charles, [pp cover the coal industry in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire] Smith, R.

'Economic Development: Early Coal and Iron Industry', British Association for the Advancement of Science, Nottingham and its. Sutton-in-Ashfield is a market town in the Ashfield district of Nottinghamshire, England, with a population of aro it is the largest town in the district of Ashfield.

It is situated four miles west of Mansfield, two miles from the Derbyshire border and twelve miles north of ct: Ashfield. At its peak, the Nottinghamshire coalfield produced in excess of 25 million tons of coal in a year, and more than half of the county’s pits claimed a.

A few pre papers on Nottinghamshire mining have been listed by Brook and Griffin gives an overview of the pre-nationalised industry there.

1,2. Thoresby colliery was still producing coal in When the coal industry was nationalised inthere were 49 collieries in Nottinghamshire; now there is just one. This section lists some of the wide range of Nottinghamshire local history books available for you to buy.

To purchase a particular item, please follow the instructions on that page. If you are the author of a local history book on Nottinghamshire, submit a page in. Unlike parts of South Yorkshire this area has very few workable coals above the Barnsley or Top Hard coal.

This results from a mixture of seam thinning and erosion.A few pre papers on Nottinghamshire mining have been listed by Brook and Griffin gives an overview of the pre-nationalised industry there. 1,2 Thoresby, Nottingham’s last colliery, ended coal production on.

The coal mines of Nottinghamshire saw some bitter row over the years. But years after the mine closed, when the artificial hill at Silverhill had been landscaped by the county council, a much more Author: Kit Sandeman. The Coal Mining Industry of Barnsley, Rotherham and Worksop tells the life stories of the many collieries in this part of England.

From the large towns to small villages built around their local pit, Ken gives an insight into the growth of coal mining in the area as well as some of the human stories of disaster and of the working and living /5(8).

Mr Davies is the man with the knowledge as far as Lanacashire coal mining is concerned, and in this book he has assembled a concise history of the area along with a wonderful collection of photos. From the casual reader whose grandfather was a collier to the expert researching the coal mining industry this book is essential.

A Comprehensive List Of Nottinghamshire Coal Seams. Mining Methods and Geology. Long and Shortwall mining. Bord and Pillar Methods. Other Minerals. Opencast Mining. British Coal Mining Industry. The Youngsters and Researchers Section. NCB/British Coal. Pits of The Midlands.

Remains of the UK Coal Industry. The Nottinghamshire coal industry is located on the carboniferous coal measures, but the location and density of pits is determined by a number of factors related to physical and human geography.

The physical factors relate to the accessibility of the coal, its depth, seam thickness, quality and drainage requirements. Nottinghamshire miners then had to face a history where they had betrayed solidarity with other miners in order to side with the institutions which orchestrated the eventual demise of the coal industry.

North Nottinghamshire's complex and divisive histories have, thus, resulted in a deeply conflicted range of affective memories, elicited Cited by: 4. NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COAL MINES (PAY AND PRODUCTIVITY) (Hansard, 20 January ) Search Help. Four years ago, the coal industry was in a state of chaos —beginning a national strike in an atmosphere embittered by the earlier strike two years before.

That was the situation when the Labour Government took office. The Nottinghamshire Mining Museum is proud to be exhibiting the work of former Nottinghamshire coal miner Brian Morley.

Come and admire his captivating drawings of life on the coal face. The exhibition will be open every day from the 24th until the 31st of August and then every Thursday and Saturday until the end of November. 1/ Coal stocks were depleted and an assessment was done of the coal and types of coal required, pits were selected to build up these stocks so the country could hold stocks of coal to supply the current demand for steam for electricity and for coking coal to supply gas, in addition we had the rebuilding and the huge export drive so a.

Coal mining was our lives - a Nottinghamshire view. Bilsthorpe Heritage Society will be acting as bidders for a Project entitled “Coal was our Lives – A Nottinghamshire view”.

The Project will aim to look at how the end of deep coalmining affected people in various communities across Nottinghamshire.

New Chapter in the History of Old King Coal in England. - Authors have mined a rich seam of history to piece together the story of a major industry which employed thousands of workers.

Colliery winding wheels may have ground to a halt but the stories and photos of the communities highlighted in a new book are a real page-turner. The Coal Industry provides an in-depth overview of the international coal trade at the turn of the millennium.

In pages of clearly presented information, analysis and statistics, it brings the industry into sharp focus – from productivity and power plants to 3/5(1).

Nottinghamshire coal mining ends with Thoresby closure. By Sandish in Nottinghamshire from the 19th Century to the s but the miners' strike probably accelerated the demise of the industry.

Eastwood is a former coal mining town in the Broxtowe district of Nottinghamshire, a population of o, it is 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Nottingham, and 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Derby, on the border between Nottinghamshire and ned in Domesday Book, it expanded rapidly during the Industrial Revolution.

OS grid reference: SK The Nottinghamshire Coalfield by Griffin, A.R and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Coal Mining Industry of Sheffield and North East Derbyshire Ken Wain. I have many books on my shelves of the history of Sheffield and its suburbs which are an excellent reference source.

This volume is one of two, written and researched by Ken and it is obvious from the onset that he has the knowledge and passion for the industry/5(11). Even in medieval times industry was important in Nottinghamshire.

Coal was dug in outcrops near the Derbyshire border; cloth manufacture and dyeing were vital to trade and Nottingham was famed. Mines and Minerals. Two important minerals are raised in our county, viz, coal and gypsum.

Open Working of Coal Seam, Erewash Valley. Coal has been used in Nottingham for many centuries. On one occasion Henry III had to leave his Queen in this town for a time, but she soon departed because she could not endure the smoke from the coal.

Toton was just a tiny Nottinghamshire farming village back in the early s. But an insatiable demand for coal would change its image for ever and today, little remains of its agricultural : Andy Smart.

From this side of the Atlantic, it seems that the most comprehensive history of coal mining in the U.K. is the five-volume series The History of the British Coal Industry (various authors), published by Oxford University from The series. At peak of production, it was producing tons of coal a day, employing men, of whom worked at the coal face.

Current site Edit It is now reclaimed and is a picnic site and conservation area, east of the fast-flowing busy A road between Eastwood and junction 27 Coordinates: 53°02′06″N 1°18′30″W / °N.

There are extensive coal fields around the East Midlands, with most of the coal mines concentrated in the north of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

Mining, in particular coal mining, is well-represented in both the manuscripts and special collections, and our records relating to the collapse of the mining industry in the region have a wider. A comprehensive report of an inquiry, headed by Lloyd George, into the British mining industry and the future of electric power.

£ Lloyd George, David Coal and Power - The Report of an Enquiry presided over by The Rt. Hon D Lloyd George, Hodder & Stoughton,pp with 16pp of plates illustrating the appalling housing conditions. Between andemployment in the industry fell from to million, and the British share of the world coal market dropped from 59% to 37%.

In part, this can be explained by increased competition, not only from other countries producing coal but also from cheaper substitute fuels.

Before demand for coal was rising at an annual. Coal is an important and required energy source for today's world. Current rates of world coal consumption are projected to continue at approximately the same (or greater) levels well into the twenty-first century.

This book is an integrated approach towards the applications of coal (organic) petrology and discusses the role of this science. Scattergoods are a family run Coal and Smokeless Solid Fuel Merchant and are members of the Coal Merchants Federation. Diploma Merchant. A Diploma Approved Coal Merchants since a sign of good quality products and first class service.

Loose or Pre-Pack. Eastwood is a former coal mining town in the Broxtowe district of Nottinghamshire, England, 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Nottingham and 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Derby on the border between Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Mentioned in Domesday Book, it expanded rapidly during the Industrial Revolution.

The Midland Railway was formed here, and it is the birthplace. Coal Merchants Nottingham - The directory of Nottingham coal merchants lists coal merchants in Nottingham who offer coal, solid fuels and smokeless fuel.

Read reviews of your nearest local coal merchant in Nottingham and write your own reviews too. List your coal business on the Nottingham Coal Merchants Directory today. The Bolsover Colliery Company was established in to mine coal.

It sank its first two pits in Derbyshire with coal being reached at Bolsover in September and Cresswell in February The Company then sank its third pit at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Returning to Nottingham Playhouse by popular demand, COAL was the winner of the UK Theatre Awards Achievement in Dance.

“All of us owe the comparative decency to poor drudges underground, blackened to the eyes with their throats full of coal dust, driving their shovels forward with arms and belly muscles of steel” George Orwell ().

The Rise of the British Coal Industry (Volume 2) by Nef, J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at By the mid ’s the Portland Collieries were producing aro tons of coal per annum and this grew totons per annum when it was fully operational in the ’s.

During the ’s the Portland Collieries complex were producing good profits for the Butterley Company of some £10, per annum (Ref: Portland Path Book, ). 4 Aug - Explore safc's board "notts coal mines" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Coal mining and Steam railway pins.

Coal mining in the United Kingdom dates back to Roman times and occurred in many different parts of the country. Britain's coalfields are associated with Northumberland and Durham, North and South Wales, Yorkshire, the Scottish Central Belt, Lancashire, Cumbria, the East and West Midlands andcoal mining quickly collapsed and had practically disappeared .Nottinghamshire Coal Merchants & Services.

Find Coal Merchants & Services in Nottinghamshire at Online listing of Nottinghamshire Coal Merchants & Services.The rise and fall of the coal industry has much to do with the fate of Nottinghamshire’s railways.

Twenty closed lines and many more closed stations are included in the book which is profusely illustrated with period photographs. Softback, 80 pages, black & white photographs ISBN: