Coed Cae Tillery Level

Mr Matthew Habakkuk – Colliery Owner, Agent and Mining Engineer

Mr Matthew Habakkuk – Colliery Owner, Agent and Mining Engineer. Mr Matthew Habakkuk was born in the 1790’s at Langyfelach, Glamorgan. Some documents have him with differing age. I believe he married a Margaret (no information) she was from the same town Langyfelach, Glamorgan and was born in 1800. An advertisement from the Monmouthshire Merlin newspaper (as seen left) dated ... Read More »

Coed Cae Tillery Coal Levels

Coed Cae Tillery Coal Levels. These coal levels were situated on the western side of Mynydd James mountain on the eastern side of the valley overlooking Rose Heyworth Colliery, they are some of the oldest coal workings in the area. They were numbered 1 and 2. Mr Matthew Habakkuk. Opened in the 1850’s by Mr Matthew Habakkuk, on land leased ... Read More »

Coed Cae Tillery Coal Levels

Coed Cae Tillery Coal Levels. The image shows the Coed Cae Tillery Levels and waste tip (top of the photograph). The tramway from the levels came down the “Ginney” and on down to the main tram line and coke ovens close to where the Rose Heyworth Millennium School is today.   Points of interest – The image shows the Rose ... Read More »

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