Coal Mining

Klondike Pit, Rhos

History The coal pit was sunk during the general strike of 1926 in the village of Rhosllanerchrugog. The land belonged to Mrs Trevor Jones, who rented a row of terraced houses to the miners Sinking [more]

Industry

Eglwyseg Lead Mine

Location Eglwyseg (SJ2353847689)                   History [from CPAT] A lead and silver mine worked between 1867 and 1886 exploiting ores within the Cefn-y-fedw sandstone overlying Carboniferous Limestone. . Current remains [from CPAT] The Eglwyseg Vein cuts east [more]

Industry

Bwlchgwyn Lead Mine

Location Bwlchgwyn (SJ26605340) History Mid-19th Century Current remains [from CPAT] The mine appears to have worked an east-west vein, being the southernmost of five veins shown traversing the Bwlchgwyn area on the Brenton Symons Map [more]

Industry

Park Lead Mine, Minera

Location Minera (SJ2551)                   History [from CPAT] Early 19th century – 1890. The Minera Mountain Company (1877-1913) incorporated the later workings of South Minera and Park. Current remains [from CPAT] Western Shaft (SJ25405140) stands to the [more]

Industry

Aberduna Lead Mine

Location Loggerheads (SJ20586181)                                                                                      History [from CPAT] The mine was worked from the early 19th century by the Aberduna Company, 1860-65 by the Coed Cynric Company and until 1887 by the Denbighshire Consols Mining Company. Current [more]