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1950s Blantyreferme / Haughhead

A few mysteries surround these next 2 photos, although some of the information can be identified. The dates are unknown but guessed as being the 1950s. 396 more words

Blantyre Places

December Snippets from the Nuneaton Chronicle - 1914

Here are a few snippets published in the December¬†1914 additions of the Nuneaton Chronicle. ¬†This post has a focus on the events at the local Colliery’s. 448 more words

Warwickshire County Record Office


Original Watercolour Painting MIDNIGHT COLLIERY WALES

Here is a link to this painting on my Etsy shop ElizabethAFox 7 more words


2014 Dixon's Pit 3 gets capped

During the middle of November 2014, I visited a construction site on the outskirts of Blantyre on Hillhouse Road.

At the invite of ‘Ogilvie Contractors’, I was permitted on to this modern construction site, which has a very special connection to Blantyre’s history. 153 more words

Blantyre Places

Chatterly Whitfield

Permissioned Visit! I was very Lucky to have had the opportunity to visit the Colliery on a tour this year, run by the Friends of Chatterley Whitfield. 783 more words


331: November 27th, 2014

Song: No Diggity
Artist: Hackney Colliery Band
Album: Hackney Colliery Band (2011)

Yesterday I gave you Moon Hooch and a week or so ago I gave you the No BS! 32 more words


The Coke Ovens

The production of coke became a significant aspect of Jubilee Colliery following the success of an initial battery of ovens placed against the eastern retaining wall in the southern part of the site. 341 more words

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