High Hazels Colliery

High Hazels Colliery

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. High Hazels Colliery was a coal mine situated between the parish of Catcliffe, near Rotherham, and the parish of Handsworth, near Sheffield. It was adjacent to the main line of the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway between the stations of Darnall and Woodhouse. The original colliery was owned by Thomas Coupland Hounsfield, a merchant who, until 1900, lived in Paris. In that year he leased the colliery to the Waverley Coal Company, who were already working Nunnery Colliery nearer to the city centre. The pit was small, with, in 1896, only 123 workers. High Hazels No.3 pit was the eastern-most colliery of the Waverley group and situated slightly to the east of the other shafts. In 1947, on nationalisation, the colliery became part of the National Coal Board.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135761722
  • 9786135761726