Gresford Colliery, the last piece standing. Gresford Colliery closed on economic grounds in November 1973. In the 1980s the site was redeveloped as an industrial estate. In 1982 a memorial to the victims of the [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.
An interview at Calon FM in April 2014 with Alan & Margaret Jones of NWMAT Source: Interview recorded at Calon FM Studio; this compilation compiled by Wrexham History; Graham Lloyd.
Llay Main Colliery Accident 5th December 1924 The Llay Main Colliery was one of the largest and the most modern colliery in the North Wales coalfield. Sinking had begun in December 1914 and completed in [more]
The colliery was the property of Thomas Clayton with Mr. Frederick Hutchinson as the certificated manager of the Pendwill Pit of the Brynmally Colliery. The Pits were known as the Nos. 1 and 3 and [more]
In the news January 1909. SINGULAR DEATH AT RHOS THE INQUEST. Mr LIewelyn Kenrick held an inquest at Bethlehem Chapel, Rhos, on Wednesday evening, touching the death of a young man 21 years, named Richard [more]
Wynn Hall Colliery, Penycae. The Wynn Hall colliery was opened by William Kendrick, the grandson of John Kendrick. Wynn Hall Colliery, long since dismantled had two pits, the Foundry Pit and the Rock Pit. At [more]
Fatality at Plas Power Colliery 1909. A BRAVE ACT. An inquest was held at Wrexham on Tuesday before Coroner Mr. Kenrick, touching the death of John Brookes (32), a collier, who died at the Wrexham Infirmary [more]
Bersham Colliery in 1980. More pictures of Bersham Colliery, these were taken by Cyril Lloyd, Ponciau. Source: All pictures taken by Cyril Lloyd, Ponciau.