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James S., English physician, 1870-1935. See: Collier tract, Collier sign, Collier tucked lid sign.
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Lea Hall Colliery in Rugeley began full production in 1961
He said: "I am a great supporter of the band and think that all colliery bands are an integral part of our mining heritage and should never be allowed to slide into obscurity.
DRAMATIC: Janet Buckley's Maltby Colliery, part of the Landscape of the Senses exhibition at the National Coal Mining Museum
The Point of Ayr band, a 25 piece outfit, was formed in 1967 after the closure of the Llay Main Colliery.
A colliery disaster attended by serious loss of life has the power to touch the most callous, for it brings us face to face with the fearful dangers which beset the miner at every step in his work of supplying trade and commerce, manufactures and the private citizen with the indispensable commodity of coal.
If anyone has any information can they please contact the Haig Colliery Mining Museum, Solway Road, Kells, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 9BG (email root@haigpit.
Our main picture shows the colliery in the days after its closure, a forlorn symbol of a rapidly vanishing industrial landscape.
George Nichol, who died suddenly in July last year at the age of 65, set up the Ashington Colliery Heritage Group in a bid to make the site where he spent many of his working years a heritage trail with a website.
For the past several years, by way of a hobby, I have been an avid collector of colliery checks, tallies or tokens.
UK Coal and two managers at the group's last remaining West Midlands colliery are to be prosecuted following three deaths at the flagship mine in just eight months.
COVENTRY COLLIERY from the B Division sprung a surprise on A Division opponents Chapelfields Colts with a penalty shootout victory after a thrilling cup quarter-final.
I WONDER if you readers can help me withmy hobby, collecting brass embossed colliery lamp checks or tokens and tallies as they are sometimes called.