Crumlin Viaduct

Mining School – Crumlin

Mining School – Crumlin Monmouthshire. Prior to established mining schools and colleges, the various aspects of advanced mining education in connection with colliery officials and management etc was usually given at local schools in the coal mining districts. These mining classes were usually held after normal school hours under the Technical Instruction Committees. During the rapid expansion of the coal ... Read More »

Crumlin Viaduct – History

Crumlin Viaduct. The viaduct at Crumlin was originally built to carry the Taff Vale extension of the Newport, Abergavenny and Hereford Railway across the River Ebbw at Crumlin. In May 1845 the Welshman Newspaper featured a report in connection with the Welsh Railways and the Vale of Neath, it stated that ” In addition to the Welsh Midlands Railways, a ... Read More »

Mr T. W. Kennard – Contractor of The Crumlin Viaduct

Mr T. W. Kennard. Mr Thomas William Kennard was the 5th child of ten born to Mr Robert William Kennard and Mary Anne nee Challis on the 29th August 1825. Robert and Mary Anne’s other children are as follows – Mary Jane Kennard; Charlotte Anne Kennard; Ellen Kennard; Rev Robert Bruce Kennard; Thomas William Kennard; Arthur Challis Kennard; Henry Martyn ... Read More »

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