THE EXPLOSION AT VAUXHALL COLLIERY. The adjourned inquest on the bodies of Edward Rogers, aged 29, and Phillip Phillips, aged 36, who met with their death in consequence of an explosion at the Vauxhall Colliery, [more]
Llay locals picking coal during the 1972 miners strike. Source: Leader Live
The New Broughton Colliery was sunk by Thomas Clayton, of Brynmally Hall, in 1883 and was his most profitable venture. It remained in his possession until the turn of the century when it was taken [more]
A make shift sign “Buy Hafod Coal” written on the front of the coal truck which serviced the Rhos, Johnstown and Wrexham areas during the 1930s. Source: Original photograph NWNMedia; Local Bygones; Digitally repaired as [more]
Hafod Colliery 1880.
Mine Workers getting on public transport in 1938. Broad Street, Rhos, Wrexham. Source: NWNMedia
On the 12th October 1990 Colin Gibbs along with others presented a cheque to the Miners Convalescent Home in Blackpool for the amount of £1539.02 In attendance at the presentation were the following: (L-R:) Ted [more]
Location Trefonen (SJ259267) History [from R D Thomas] This was once a popular inn for miners and was located on the junction of Bellan Lane and Treflach Lane in Trefonen. Chartermasters, with men working at [more]