Collieries of Kingswood and South Gloucestershire.
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Published by D. Brown in Cowbridge .
Written in English

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SeriesCoalfield series -- 2
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Open LibraryOL13851581M

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Collieries of Kingswood and South Gloucestershire Featured collections; Source guides; About; Help; Donating records; Useful links; BRO Library Books Collieries of Kingswood and South Gloucestershire Actions Download as a PDF Download audio file Download transcript. BRO Library Books; Collieries of Kingswood and South Gloucestershire. South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group, Sb, A4, 36pp colour cover, 4 maps Kingswood Coal is divided into four parts, with the first three written by Matt Southway and the last by David Hardwick. All four are neatly contained within this one book, covering different areas of the coalfield. Buy Collieries of Kingswood and South Gloucestershire by Cornwell, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : John Cornwell. PLANS, PARTICULARS AND VIEWS OF THE KINGSWOOD AND PARKFIELD COLLIERIES Description: Paper Size: 11 x INS Address/Location Belgium Pit, Speedwell, Bristol, Avon Cottles Pumping Engine, Speedwell, Bristol, Avon Donkham Pumping Shaft, Speedwell, Bristol, Avon Kingswood Deep Pit Colliery, Speedwell, Bristol, Avon.

Books can be purchased from Roger Gosling, SGMRG Books, 51 Greenhill Road, Alveston, Bristol, BS35 3NA. Cheques made payable to SGMRG. Ring if you are buying more than one book; as postage may be less than the total of the p&p shown for each book. Also, ring if you would like to arrange to collect in person. Title: Notes on an Old Colliery Pumping Engine , by William . Bristol and to the south of Kingswood Hill. Major sources of evidence Archaeological information on the Kingswood and Mangotsfield area is patchy. Survey work in the area has included a parish survey (Lay ) and work by Avon Industrial Buildings Trust (Parish file, South Gloucestershire Sites and Monuments Record). Kingswood is a suburban area in South Gloucestershire, England, on the eastern border of the City of suburb is situated miles ( km) east-northeast of Bristol City Centre and miles ( km) west of London.. The high of Kingswood forms part of South Gloucestershire and Bristol. Kemp Brothers’ clock-makers of Union Street Bristol installed the clock at Kingswood, South Gloucestershire, (opposite) and it is still in perfect working order. On 15th November Queen Victoria opened the Convalescent Home near the Downs later to become Bristol Maternity Hospital and now used as offices.

It is sixty years since Frog Lane Colliery at Coalpit Heath in South Gloucestershire closed but memories of the colliery are still strong. This book takes a look at the history of the colliery;work on the surface and underground; the private railway and the social life of the colliers.   Handel Cossham, owner of Kingswood Colliery, was held in high esteem by his colliery workers. At his death in it was estimated t people were present at the cemetery or lined the route. In his will, having no children, Handel Cossham left his estate in trust, so that after the death of his wife, a hospital could be built for the working people of East Bristol and South Views: 12K. status, and the unitary authority of South Gloucestershire was created out of the borough of Kingswood and the district of Northavon. The records of the defunct Avon County Council were transferred to Bristol as the residuary record authority and are now held at Bristol Archives. Archive provision in South Gloucestershire.   Parkfield Colliery, near Pucklechurch, South Gloucestershire, was sunk in under the ownership of Handel Cossham. Coal was reached in The shaft was ft deep, but only the upper series of coal veins were worked. These were the Hard, the Top, the Hollybush and Great veins. The quality of the coal mined was extremely good, and was used for gas manufacture and house : K.