Mining Dockets & Invoices

New Stubbin Colliery – Invoice for 3 Canaries

New Stubbin Colliery. An Invoice for 3 Canaries purchased for £0.15s.0d., by the Right Honourable Earl Fitzwilliam of the New Stubbin Colliery at Rawmarsh, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England. From Dr J. T. Quinney at New Cottages Upper Haugh. Dated 7th July 1932. The cost of the 3 Canaries was 15 Shillings, equivalent to £46.20p in today’s money. Read More »

N.C.B. Training Certificates

N.C.B. Training Certificates. Two National Coal Board Training Certificates from the Oakdale Training Centre, Oakdale Colliery. One Surface Training Certificate from between the period 26th February 1968 to 1st March 1968. The other is an Underground Training Certificate between the period 6th January 1969 to 3rd February 1969. These Certificates are my brother’s Mr Michael Christopher John Bennett issued for ... Read More »

Marine Colliery Certificate

Marine Colliery Certificate. A Certificate of appointment of an Officer under the Coal Mines Act of 1911, awarded to Mr Thomas Graydon to act as Ropeway Motors Attendant at the Marine Colliery, Cwm. Dated 6th May 1947. This Certificate issued by the N.C.B., was originally printed for the Powell’s Tillery Steam Coal Co Ltd, though struck-through and rubber stamped with ... Read More »

Marine Colliery Certificate

Marine Colliery Certificate. A Certificate of appointment of an Officer under the Coal Mines Act of 1911, awarded to Mr Thomas Graydon to act as Surface Pumps Motors Attendant at the Marine Colliery, Cwm. Dated 30th November 1948. This Certificate issued by the N.C.B., was originally printed for the Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron & Coal Co Ltd, though struck-through and ... Read More »

A letter from the Great Western Railway Company – To the Cwmnantygroes Colliery Six Bells

A letter from the Great Western Railway Company – To the Cwmnantygroes Colliery Six Bells. A letter from the Great Western Railway Company, Assistant Managers Office, Paddington – To the Cwmnantygroes Colliery Six Bells. This letter dated February 20th 1893 was sent in connection with a query about the “Railway Sidings” at Hafod Van Colliery, Six Bells, on land leased ... Read More »

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