Charles Henry Mortimore / Mortimer was born in Devon in 1841. He was the son of George Mortimore and Harriet. His father was a journeyman – handmade papermaker. The family later moved to Cheddar, and [more]
Location Bersham (SJ30704926) History [from RCAHMW] Charles Lloyd of Dolobran, Montgomeryshire, established the Bersham Ironworks in about 1715, although there are a couple of documentary references to an earlier furnace, possibly in Bersham, from the [more]
Annie Foulkes was the first Principal Teacher, during her time at the school there was not very much of outside interest in the Log Books except for the usual day-to-day entries for the running of [more]
Photographs of remnants at the Bersham Colliery site from a visit on 3rd August 2013. Source: Photographs by Graham Lloyd.
Source: Nene Calendar 1981 from the collection of Emlyn Davies.
Whilst a member of NWMAT Graham asked the question, “so what’s been going at Bersham Colliery?” and went along to film the answers on the 12th Nov 2013. Filmed at Bersham Colliery 12th November 2013 [more]
Bunkers Hill, Bersham. New Designs for Industrial Workers. Though many works proprietors were satisfied at first with the traditional forms of Welsh housing, in other parts of Britain new house types were being developed towards [more]
Under the winding gear at Bersham Colliery 2015 Pictures taken 26th April 2015 by Graham Lloyd Song: Do it the safety way by Max Bygraves and the Grimthorpe Colliery Band.