Cwmtillery Colliery

Lake Villa’s – Managers House Cwmtillery

Lake Villa Cwmtillery – Colliery Managers House. Prior to the mid 1880’s the various managers for the Cwmtillery and Rose Heyworth Collieries combine lived in their own houses, though in the late 1880’s the Messrs J. Lancaster Company built the Lake Villa, two-houses in one building to house the general manager and the company cashier etc for Messrs J. Lancaster ... Read More »

Cwmtillery Colliery – A Report 1869

The South Wales Colliery, Cwmtillery Colliery. A report from November 27th 1869 – This colliery is nineteen miles distant from Newport and by a branch line of one mile a junction with the Monmouthshire railway is made at Abertillery. It has been carried on over five years by the South Wales Colliery Company who have greatly extended the colliery. The ... Read More »

Cwmtillery Colliery – Brown’s Colliery 1843

Tyr Nicholas Cwmtillery Colliery – Brown’s Colliery 1843. The Tyr Nicholas Colliery, Cwmtillery was also known as Browns Colliery in the early days after its owner Mr Thomas Brown. A section of Mr John Prujean’s map of the Collieries and Levels of North Monmouthshire printed in 1843. It shows a few old levels in the Abertillery area – Gilfach Level, ... Read More »

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