Coal Mining

British Colliery

Location Coed y Go (SJ276277)                                                                                                   History [from R D Thomas There were a number of shafts sunk around Coed y Go but all were eventually brought under the ownership of the British Colliery so they [more]

Coal Mining

Mining Remains in North East Wales

Aberduna Mine SJ205618 Engine house – Listed Axton Mine SJ109805 Terrace of 3 miners’ cottages (SJ10788066) Mine Office (SJ10788066) called “Meadowcroft” Belgrave Mine SJ203589 Engine house? Bersham Colliery SJ314482 Canteen (SJ31454811) – Listed Electricity Sub [more]

Coal Mining

Wrexham Mines Rescue Station

Maesgwyn Road, Wrexham. History The Mines Rescue Station was built was post 1912 in response to the Coal Mines Act 1911. It was built near to the Great Western Railway Station in Wrexham. A motor [more]

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]

Coal Mining

North Wales Coalfield Sites

Name of Site Location Surface Remains Aberderfyn Ruabon   Abernant Drift Ruabon   Acrefair Acrefair   Acton Gwersyllt SJ328523  see Wrexham & Acton Afoneitha Penycae, Ruabon   Albert Ruabon   Allmands Trefonen SJ276277 see British [more]