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Author Ackton Hall Colliery Coal Colliery (mine)
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Ackton Hall Colliery Coal Colliery (mine)
Posted: 28/11/2020 18:50:21
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I am brand new to this forum. My interests are the three collieries that were in my home town of Featherstone. For a start - how do I get the heading altered? "Coal" should not be there and "(mine)" is superfluous.
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Ackton Hall Colliery Coal Colliery (mine)
Posted: 28/11/2020 19:00:51
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The headings cannot be altered as its the way the site is set up as general headings, as it covers all types of mine and quarry. eg, a site could be a mine or a quarry, or putting it another way, they are predefined grouping levels.
Best as I can explain it, but do agree that it can look odd.

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Ackton Hall Colliery Coal Colliery (mine)
Posted: 29/11/2020 10:09:10
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Easiest way to find them is to type in just the first bit of the mine name and nothing else.
"Ackton", "Featherstone","Snydale" etc.


http://myfeatherstonecollieries.blogspot.com/
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Ackton Hall Colliery Coal Colliery (mine)
Posted: 07/12/2020 13:27:54
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your document on Featherstone's three collieries is a very good resume of the Pits. However there is a book by Eddie Downes called Yorkshire Collieries 1947 to 1994, which may hold some further information. (If you can get hold of a copy). There may be one in the Mining Museum Library. IP: 94.2.73.141
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