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Leicestershire and South Derbyshire coalfield 1200-1900

by C. C. Owen

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Published by Published by Moorland on behalf of Leicestershire Museums in Ashbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal trade -- England -- South Derbyshire (Derbyshire) -- History.,
  • Coal trade -- England -- Leicestershire -- History.,
  • South Derbyshire (Derbyshire) -- Industries -- History.,
  • Leicestershire (England) -- Industries -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementColin Owen.
    SeriesLeicestershire Museums publication -- no. 55
    ContributionsLeicestershire Museums, Art Galleries, and Records Service.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9551.7.S6, HD9551.7.L4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination321 p. :
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22083943M
    ISBN 10086190124X

      The site is part of the Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfields Character Area, characterised by gently undulating farmland and giving an important rural feel to an area that has been Author: Guardian Staff. The ten walks include the Leicestershire and South Derbyshire coalfields, the Fauld crater wartime disaster, the Ticknall lime yards, most of the local reservoirs and a building stones walk around Burton upon Trent. Maps of each walk are included in the book rather than on the map face.

    heads along the Up Goods at Lenton South Junction with a loaded MGR coal train which I suspect is the Cotgrave colliery - Ratcliffe power station MGR circuit duty, 3rd September was built at Doncaster works and entered traffic in October , allocated to Toton for Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, and Derbyshire coalfield duties. Swadlincote was in the Domesday Book in Swadlincote's coal and clay works continued to expand until the Second World War. Swadlincote was the centre of the South Derbyshire coalfield but mining stopped in the s. The town's first local government was a board of health in District: South Derbyshire.

    Railways in the North Derbyshire Coalfield This was not built for some years but The major wave of railway promotion in the mids included a line which ran north from Derby through the Derwent and Amber valleys before tunnelling beneath the watershed to enter the Rother valley south of Chesterfield, and from there continue to Rotherham and. department of scientific and industrial research geological survey of great britain; england and wales wartime pamphlets no the geology of teh leicestershire and south derbyshire coalfield. mitchell, g h and c j stubblefield.


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Leicestershire and South Derbyshire coalfield 1200-1900 by C. C. Owen Download PDF EPUB FB2

The history of the coalfield from has been covered in considerable detail by Colin Owen, but the stories of the coalfield in the 20th century and the complex story of the small pits, fireclay mines and potteries on Ashby Wolds have not yet been the subject of a comprehensive history.

Get this from a library. The Leicestershire and south Derbyshire coalfield: [C C Owen]. THE GEOLOGY OF THE LEICESTERSHIRE AND SOUTH DERBYSHIRE COALFIELD.

Paperback – by G. and C. Stubblefield. Mitchell (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, "Please retry" Author: G. and C. Stubblefield. Mitchell.

Get this from a library. The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire coalfield, [Colin Owen]. English, Book, Illustrated edition: The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire coalfield / Colin Owen. Owen, C. (Colin C), Get this edition. Buy The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield by OWEN Colin (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : OWEN Colin. The Leicestershire & South Derbyshire Coalfield by Colin Owen. Published in hardback in with pages and b/w illustrations and maps.

24cm x 17cm. Book. The Local Coalfield History. The Leicestershire Derbyshire coalfield is derived into two distinct areas split by a major geographical problem called the Boothorpe fault. The areas are called the Eastern Basin which is mainly in Leicestershire and the Western Basin which is mainly in Derbyshire.

The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield has exposed Coal Measures in Derbyshire and concealed Coal Measures further Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield Character Area 71 Part 1 - south within Leicestershire.

The exposed coalfield comprises Lower, Middle and Upper Coal Measures of the Carboniferous period. The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield landform consists of a plateau with unrestricted views of shallow valleys and gentle ridges that become less pronounced in the south due to a layer of glacial till.

To the east the land rises steeply, affording views of the Charnwood National Character Area (NCA).

Ancient woodland straddles part of the boundary in the north, where the land. The Leicestershire Historian, which is published annually, is the magazine of the Leicestershire Local History Council and is distributed free to members.

The Council exists to bring local history to the doorstep of all interested people in Leicester and Leicestershire, to. Abstract THIS latest memoir contains a description of the joint coalfields of Leicestershire a_nd South Derbyshire, commonly known as the Leicestershire coalfield. It is one of the smallest.

The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield landform consists of a plateau with unrestricted views of shallow valleys and gentle ridges that become less pronounced in the south due to a layer of glacial till.

To the east the land rises steeply, affording views. THE LEICESTERSHIRE MINERS AND THE MINING DISPUTE OF Leicestershire is one of the East Midland's smaller coalfields, though it was growing faster than any other coalfield in the two decades before the First World War,1 and its output, and number of persons employed, unlike those of many far larger coalfields, were greater inCited by: 2.

Exploration and Geological Discoveries in the Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfields K. SPINK 1 Nature volumepages – () Cite this articleCited by: 1.

Few are aware of the quieter attractions of the south, where the three counties of Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Staffordshire rub shoulders. Although I knew something of the area, Oswald Hull's book opened my eyes to South Derbyshire's fascinating industrial and agricultural past.

The Charnwood Forest Canal, sometimes known as the "Forest Line of the Leicester Navigation", was opened between Thringstone and Nanpantan, with a further connection to Barrow Hill, near Worthington, in It marks the beginning of a period of history that saw the introduction of railways to supplement canals and, in the end, superseding them, leading eventually to the Midland Counties.

It was a picture of economic and social distress - the most intensive concentration of coal and clay workings at the heart of the once vibrant Leicestershire and Derbyshire : Guardian Staff.

Netherseal lies in the extreme south of the County of Derbyshire. The edge of the parish, and of the village, is marked by the River Mease, which snakes along its southern perimeter.

This also marks the County boundary with Leicestershire. The village did at one time belong within Leicestershire and was only drawn into Derbyshire in The Derbyshire landscape character assessment fully embraces the principles of the ELC and provides the context for spatial planning and landscape policy in Derbyshire.

The Landscape Character of Derbyshire 6 Countryscape () based on a concept by Michael Dower and Adrian Size: 2MB. Joseph progressed in his career by moving around within the Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire coalfield.

From being a coal miner in Cotmanhay inhe was working as a colliery bailiff in Ibstock in Leicestershire by Groundwater Rebound in the Leicestershire Coalfield (6) GRIFFIN, C. P. The economic and social development of the Leicestershire and South Derbyshire coalfield .The following paragraph is taken from “The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield ” by Colin Owen: Ina new colliery was established on the south side of Coleorton Moor by G.

Checkland & Co, a relatively large company with collieries at Donisthorpe and Mapperley, and other industrial interests elsewhere in the Midlands.