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SILKSTONE AREA MINES SILKSTONE AREA MINES
(Map / Survey / Public / 13750Kb)

Map of the Silkstone area showing collieries, drifts and shafts from 1850 to present day (currently incomplete - work in progress)

Last modified 11/08/2013 18:38:08 by Yorkshireman.
New Farnley & Farnley Forge New Farnley & Farnley Forge
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Map showing shafts and levels in and around New Farnley, near Leeds

Last modified 26/07/2013 19:34:24 by Yorkshireman.
Hunsworth with Drub Pit Hunsworth with Drub Pit
(Map / Survey / Public / 11684Kb)
Last modified 28/07/2012 21:48:21 by Yorkshireman.
Mines around Shelley/Huddersfield/Wakefield Area Mines around Shelley/Huddersfield/Wakefield Area
(Map / Survey / Public / 11828Kb)

There appears to have been a lot of mining activity along Cross Lane, close to Folly Hall, but no references to names of the individual pits/collieries. Can anyone help out with data?

Last modified 19/03/2012 00:37:42 by Yorkshireman.
Map of Mines, Pits, Collieries and Shafts - Moldgreen to Horbury Map of Mines, Pits, Collieries and Shafts - Moldgreen to Horbury
(Map / Survey / Public / 31021Kb)

Latest update of the big map - now from Moldgreen to Horbury (W-E) and Thornhill to Emley Moor (N-S)

Last modified 11/03/2012 23:23:23 by Yorkshireman.
The BIG MAP - WEST _ Fieldhouse to Ingham's The BIG MAP - WEST _ Fieldhouse to Ingham's
(Map / Survey / Public / 16380Kb)
Last modified 28/02/2012 23:05:17 by Yorkshireman.
Emroyd Area map - revised and extended Emroyd Area map - revised and extended
(Map / Survey / Public / 15836Kb)

Smaller scale map of the Emroyd area.
Revised and extended to include Whitley and Horbury.

Last modified 28/02/2012 12:56:07 by Yorkshireman.
Mines around Flockton (Wakefield-Huddersfield area) Mines around Flockton (Wakefield-Huddersfield area)
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Can anyone please help with names for the unnamed mines/pits and confirm/correct the names I added.

TIA - Yorkshireman

Last modified 20/02/2012 09:42:56 by Yorkshireman.

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Yorkshire, past and present: a history and a description of the three ridings of the great county of York, from the earliest ages to the year 1870; with an account of its manufactures, commerce, and civil and mechanical engineering. By Thomas Baines Yorkshire, past and present: a history and a description of the three ridings of the great county of York, from the earliest ages to the year 1870; with an account of its manufactures, commerce, and civil and mechanical engineering. By Thomas Baines
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Contains, amongst all sorts of other information, an "OFFICIAL LIST OF THE YORKSHIRE COLLIERIES AND THEIR OWNERS,1869-70 by HER MAJESTY'S INSPECTOR, FRANK N. WARDELLEsq.

Last modified 14/01/2012 01:08:56 by Yorkshireman.
Mines operated by the Farnley Iron Co /Leeds Fireclay Co. Mines operated by the Farnley Iron Co /Leeds Fireclay Co.
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Information gathered from various sources on the mines operated by the Farnley Iron Company, Farnley Fireclay Company and the Leeds Fireclay Company

Last modified 02/01/2012 17:49:41 by Yorkshireman.

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