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Tamworth and District Mining
Posted: 26/11/2018 18:15:28
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Hello, I wonder if there's anyone out there who can help us. Tamworth History Group are looking for a speaker who can come along and give us a talk on the history of coal mining in the Tamworth area. Does anyone know of an individual who can help us out?
Many thanks for allowing us to appeal on your site.
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Posted: 26/11/2018 20:43:55
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This might be useful.

British Mining no 106 - Memoirs 2018 A5, sb, 95pp - £10 Articles/ papers are as follows A history of the Pooley Hall Colliery (Nigel A. Chapman) A day in the life of the Selby Coalfield complex Wednesday 29 May 1996 (Neil Rowley) The Clifton Hall Colliery explosion 1885, Messrs. Andrew Knowles & Sons and the Staffordshire miners connection (Peter Cutler) Between the Rock and a Hard Place, attempts at High Explosive manufacture on the Isle of Man (Pete Joseph) Further notes on the Mid-Cumberland Coalfield (Graham Brooks) The New California Mine – Cefn Côch and Berth-Lwyd gold mines revisited (R.M. Callender) Limestone quarrying from the glacial deposits of Trawden Forest – a forgotten industry (Phillip J. Murphy) Arcall’s Jigger. Cwmbyr Mines, Machynlleth, Wales (Nigel A. Chapman) The far NW of the Central Wales Orefield:Melyn Llyn Pair, Corbet Dyfi and Tyddyn Briddell (David M.D. James) Mike www.moorebooks,co,uk

I'm presuming that Pooley Hall Colliery is the local one....
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Posted: 26/11/2018 21:28:56
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Thank you very much indeed for such a prompt and extensive response. That will help us immensely IP: 80.3.59.77
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Posted: 27/11/2018 06:26:41
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Hi
I am an ex miner I worked at Newdigate &
Coventry for 15 yr,I also collect the
mining..pit checks,I have all Warwickshire
except for Alvecote ( Tamworth)..
I also draw & have done pooley hall
alvecote, birch coppice..
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Posted: 27/11/2018 07:08:26
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I work at the site of Birch Coppice, and used to fish the lakes that have formed due to subsidence of Alvecote….Big Grin IP: 209.93.211.71
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Posted: 27/11/2018 09:41:29
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Hi,can anyone help with obtaining
Tamworth (alvecote) colliery
brass token/check
cheers
0759115549
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