Black Park Colliery
Chirk

Black Park Colliery, Chirk

Black Park Colliery was believed to be one of the oldest collieries in North Wales, thought to date back to at least 1653. It extracted coal from the following seams; Main, Two Yard, Yard and [more]

Coal Mining

Coal Mining in Wrexham

Coal Mining in Wrexham. WREXHAM’S industrial prosperity is founded largely on its mineral wealth and its coal resources in particular. The local story of coal mining goes back to the fifteenth century, although it was [more]

Minera Lead Mines
Company

Minera Lead Mines

Minera Lead Mines Mining is believed to have started in the Minera area in medieval times, with shallow workings. Around 1710, larger scale working of the Main Vein and Red Vein, plus a number of [more]