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 1790s at Langyfelach, Glamorgan. Some documents have him with differing age. I believe he married Margaret, she was from the same town Langyfelach, Glamorgan and was born in 1800. An advertisement from the Monmouthshire Merlin newspaper (as seen left) dated January 1838. It ... Read More »

Coed Cae Tillery Coal Levels

Coed Cae Tillery Coal Levels. These levels were situated on the Western side of Mynydd James mountain overlooking Roseheyworth Colliery, they are some of the oldest in the area. They were numbered No1 and No2, Mr Matthew Habakkuk. Opened in the 1850s by Mr Matthew Habakkuk, on land leased by Mr J. Bailey Esq. The levels covered an area of ... 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 Tramline and Coke Ovens close to where the Roseheyworth Millennium School is now. Points of interest – The image shows the Roseheyworth Colliery from Old ... Read More »

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