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Prospects for the West Yorkshire coalfield.

Prospects for the West Yorkshire coalfield.

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Published by West Yorkshire Metropolitan County Council in [Wakefield] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsWest Yorkshire (England). Metropolitan County Council.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14871482M

Staffordshire Cannock Chase Coalfield (11) South East, Kent, Surrey, Sussex etc (8) Wales. Wales Coal and Collieries (45) Wales Metal Mining (43) Wales Railways/ Geology / Miscellaneous (25) Wales Slate / Stone (14) West Midlands / Warks / Black Country (2) Yorkshire (55) Yorkshire Collieries and coalfield (19) Mining Society Publications.   'In the West Yorkshire coalfield area, for example, in small firms accounted for only 1 in 20 persons employed compared with 1 in 11 for the country as a whole.' The one industry nature of many localities associated with coal presented problems for any form of economic regeneration strategy.

  Sorry Andrew, Should have thought to mention that the west yorkshire is covered By the south yorkshire map - it's due to the names of the old National Coal Booard (NCB) distict names. If you still have prob's let me know which pit/s you're interested in - I'll be back on the net later this arvo. Denn. Excerpt from A Book About Yorkshire We know little of the folk who were living in York shire when the Romans came northward. They lived chiefly on the hills and moors and on the edge of the Wolds, and the new-comers gave them a common name, Brigantes, dwellers on high places. Recent investigation would seem to show that there were two distinct 1/5(1).

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Apart from general memories of specific mines and strikes, the most recent general books are Goodchild's West Yorkshire Coalfield and Williams's Images of Yorkshire Coal. 1,2 Hill's The South Yorkshire Coalfield: A History and Development gives a good general overview, with some detail.

3 John Goodchild has written over many years about the. Goodchild, J. West Yorkshire Coalfield (Stoud: Tempus, ) Williams, P. Images of Yorkshire Coal (Ashbourne: Landmark Publishing Co., ) Hill, A.

The South Yorkshire Coalfield: A History and Development (Stoud: Tempus, ) Henesey, A. “The Gascoignes and the Garforth miners in the nineteenth century” British Mining No (), pp The South Yorkshire Coalfield is so named from its position within covers most of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and a small part of North exposed Prospects for the West Yorkshire coalfield.

book outcrops in the Pennine foothills and dips under Permian rocks in the east. Its most famous coal seam is the Barnsley Bed. Coal has been mined from shallow seams and outcrops since medieval times and possibly.

Yorkshire by the book. The county is already one of the UK’s top destinations for literature buffs. Our ‘Bard of Barnsley’ Ian McMillan takes us on his very own cultural tour.

It’s Sunday morning and I’m at home preparing Yorkshire puddings ready for dinner, performing the weekly alchemy of turning flour, eggs, milk and water into rising golden-brown delights.

Southern Part of the Yorkshire Coalfield, No.2, from Nevin, John ‘On the difference between the seams in the Northern and Southern parts of the Yorkshire Coal-field as shown in some of the deeper sinkings’, Transactions of the Midland Institute of Mining, Civil, and Mechanical Engineers, Vol.

XII,Barnsley:pp Micklefield Community (Leeds, West Yorkshire) has 2, members. Welcome to Micklefield Community Page (MCP) This is community page for Micklefield. Book Clubs groups in West Yorkshire Here's a look at some Book Clubs groups near West Yorkshire.

Sign me up. Let's Meetup. All groups Groups your friends have joined Arts Beliefs Book Clubs Career & Business Dance Family Fashion & Beauty Film Food & Drink Health & Wellness Hobbies & Crafts LGBTQ Language & Culture. The coal seams worked in the South Yorkshire Coalfield lie mainly in the middle coal measures within what is now formally referred to as the Pennine Coal Measures are a series of mudstones, shales, sandstones, and coal seams laid down towards the end of the Carboniferous period between about and million years ago.

The total depth of the strata is about kilometres ( mi). Essays From The Yorkshire Coalfield on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: University Of Sheffield. The Coalfield Progress, Norton, VA. 9, likes talking about this. Your hometown newspaper with local news, sports, events and the people and places of Southwest Virginia/5(89).

out of 5 stars The West Yorkshire Coalfield (Images of England) [Paperback] Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 11 May Verified Purchase. This is an excellent well researched book from someone who has spent much of his life dedicated 5/5(3).

A coalfield is an area of certain uniform characteristics where coal is mined. The criteria for determining the approximate boundary of a coalfield are geographical and cultural, in addition to geological.

A coalfield often groups the seams of coal, railroad companies, cultural groups, and watersheds and other geographical considerations. methane in the Yorkshire–Nottinghamshire coalfield, perhaps be cause the a verage seam metha ne content is somewhat lower than in some of the major coalfields on t he west side of the country.

South Yorkshire Coalfield is within the scope of WikiProject Yorkshire, an attempt to build a comprehensive and detailed guide to Yorkshire on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, you can visit the project page, where you can join the project, see a list of open tasks, and join in discussions on the project's talk page.

B This article has been rated as B-Class on the project's quality. West Yorkshire Coalfield was written and compiled by John Goodchild, and published in by Tempus Publishing Limited of Gloucestershire.

Details. RRP £; pages; paperback; series: Images of England ISBN ; Contents. Introduction. 50 Walks in West Yorkshire This handy book, published by the AA (Automobile Association) contains exactly what it says on the cover. Each of the well documented walks is between 3 and 8 miles.

Softback and with a transparent plastic cover it should fit easily in a rucksack or hiking jacket pocket. Miners' Strike in South Yorkshire. The map below shows the location of the pits in the South Yorkshire coalfield. A few are still in operation but most have now closed.

The South Yorkshire Coalfield is so named from its position within covers most of West Yorkshire and a small part of North Yorkshire; the exposed coalfield outcrops in the Pennine dips under Permian rocks in the east.

Its most famous coal seam is the Barnsley Bed. Coal has been mined from shallow seams and outcrops since medieval times and earlier; the coalfield stretches from. An Overview of Mine Water Rebound in the South Yorkshire Coalfield 5 Mine Water Recovery in the South Yorkshire Coalfield Figure 2 and Figure 3 show present mine water levels across the coal-field.

Mine water levels have now recovered significantly and many up-dip workings are flooded with a gradual migration of water down-dip toFile Size: 55KB. Thursday 27 April1pm - 4pm. The National Coal Mining Museum for England is hosting a free book launch event for ‘Yorkshire Collieries ’ with the book’s author former Undermanager, Eddie Downes, along with former ex-Colliery Overman, Tony Banks.

The folios of Yorkshire in Domesday Book. Uploaded by the Open Domesday project, released under CC-BY-SA by Professor John Palmer and George Slater. For an API. Buy The Concealed Coalfield of Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire by Gibson, Walcot (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Walcot Gibson.For years the Dearne Valley was the centre of coal production in the South Yorkshire coalfield and names like Grimethorpe, Manvers Main and Hickleton Main became famous throughout the area.

This first part of the book details the growth and the eventual closure of the 18 pits in the valley.