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Bardykes Colliery Double Tragedy

Springtime 1940 was remembered by the Miners of Bardykes Colliery as being one that should have been different. Appalling safety lapses resulted in the deaths of two men just weeks apart and instigated inquiries into the safety of the pit. 306 more words

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Raids on Priory Coal Wagons

1928 saw Police and fiscal intervention into a growing problem in Low Blantyre.

The Fiscal at the J.P Court stated that according to his information , some 50 tons of coal were stolen every week from the siding at Priory Colliery and the matter had become serious for both the Colliery and the Railway. 161 more words

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