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Coal mining in Walsall Wood, Brownhills and Aldridge

Brian Rollins

Coal mining in Walsall Wood, Brownhills and Aldridge

by Brian Rollins

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Published by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council in Walsall .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At foot of title: Walsall Local History Centre.

Statementby Brian Rollins ; edited by J. Hammond & C. Latimer.
ContributionsHammond, J., Latimer, C., Walsall Local History Centre., Walsall (England). Metropolitan Borough Council.
The Physical Object
Pagination76p. :
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15320015M
ISBN 100946652341

The cheapest way to get from Brownhills to National Coal Mining Museum for England costs only £13, and the quickest way takes just 1½ hours. Find the travel option that best suits you. Brownhills is a town in Staffordshire within the Black town stands on the edge of Cannock Chase near the large artificial lake Chasewater, six miles north-east of Walsall and a similar distance south-west of neighbours are the ancient villages of Pelsall and Stonnall.. The town lies on the ancient Watling Street, but is not recorded before the 17th century, although.

Dubbed the Curley Wyrley, due to its constantly twisting course. the Wyrley and Essington canal was opened in the late 's, for transportation of coal extracted from the many coal mines in the area. It ran from Wolverhampton to Huddlesford, with branches to Walsall, and Birmingham, passing through Brownhills, Pelsall, Aldridge, and Rushall. Information, photographs and plans for Walsall Wood Coal Mine on the mine exploration web site

  Tagged Aldridge, Brownhills, Burntwood, Chasewater Railway Museum, Coal Mining, Littleton Colliery, Museum Collection, Walsall Wood Chasewater Railway Museum – This Weekend, April 6th &7th, Coal Train Weekend. Brownhills Miner statue. Awesome 46 foot high statue that pays tribute to the miners of the West midlands town of Brownhills. It cost £70, and was made by sculptor John Mckenna and was erected in .


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Coal mining in Walsall Wood, Brownhills and Aldridge by Brian Rollins Download PDF EPUB FB2

Continuing the trawling of material relating to mining on Brownhills Common and the origins of Engine Lane, I happened upon a collection of survey plans in the excellent book ‘Coal Mining in Walsall Wood, Brownhills and Aldridge’ by Brian Rollins and Walsall Local History are a remarkable set of historical documents, but it took me a while to get my head around them.

Much of the speculation and accepted history of mining in Brownhills stems from one book and a series of talks by one man: Gerald Reece.

His brilliant work ‘Brownhills: A Walk Into History with Gerald Reece’ was published by Walsall Local History Centre inis very hard to get hold of, and long out of print.

In the book ‘Coal Mining in Walsall Wood, Brownhills and Aldridge’, written by Brian Rollins and published by Walsall Local History Centre (ISBN 0.

Taken from ‘Coal Mining in Walsall Wood, Brownhills and Aldridge’ by Brian Rollins and Walsall Local History Centre. The mine owners were entrepreneurs, and didn’t let anything stand between them and a profit – even to the extent of making their own building materials cheaper than the local brickworks.

Had a great enquiry in this week from Chris Smith, who you’ll remember was researching the Claridges Coal mining in Walsall Wood and shop for the store’s 60th anniversary this year – well Chris is looking for some local history help with her family, including her Grandfather who was blast man at Walsall Wood Colliery.

Buy Coal Mining in Walsall Wood Brownhills and Aldridge 1st Edition by Hammond J, Latimer C (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Latimer C Hammond J.

Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries 10 results for Books: "walsall wood". SinceAldridge's MP was Richard Shepherd (Conservative), the MP for Aldridge-Brownhills.

[7] [8] He stood down at the General Election. In May Wendy Morton was selected as the new MP. Aldridge-Brownhills is a safe Conservative seat. Aldridge is made up of two council wards: Aldridge Central & South, Aldridge North & Walsall Wood. The Village of Walsall Wood was a thriving community with a Colliery, Railway Station, busy shops in the High Street, and a variety of industries all located around the Church of St Johns.

Sadly over the years the industry and retail shopping have gradually declined. Situated on. Politics. SinceAldridge's MP was Richard Shepherd (Conservative), the MP for Aldridge-Brownhills.

He stood down at the General Election. In May Wendy Morton was selected as the new MP. Aldridge-Brownhills is a safe Conservative seat.

Aldridge is made up of two council wards: Aldridge Central & South, Aldridge North & Walsall Wood. There are three Conservative Country: England.

Brownhills lies at the north-eastern corner of Walsall, which it became part of in It is believed that its name came from the plentiful spoil heaps that once covered much of the area, as a result of the many coal mines that were part of the town's large-scale mining industry.

Posts about Walsall Wood written by John D and oakparkrunner Chasewater Railway Museum About the History of Chasewater Railway and the contents of the Museum, including the latest acquisitions.

Chasewater Railway Museum A few new items in the museum, bought, donated and loaned. First up, a fairly local wagom owner’s plate, from Florence Coal & Iron of Trentham.

This is a recent purchase. Next, two local bricks to add to our collection – one from Walsall Wood Colliery and one from the Cannock Chase Colliery Co. History. In the lateth century and earlyth century, the workers of Walsall Wood were primarily involved in the mining ofthe population of the settlement expanded as Walsall Wood Colliery was opened, as well as another colliery in nearby Walsall Wood Colliery purchased the Pelsall Colliery from Pelsall Coal & Iron Co.

in Metropolitan borough: Walsall. Midland Railway Line Through Brownhills The Midland Railway line, known as the Walsall Wood extension, opened infrom Aldridge (with links to Birmingham and Wolverhampton), to Norton Canes. Initially to carry freight, mainly coal, from the numerous coal mines in the Norton and Cannock Chase Coalfields.

The name next appears in a charter made by Henry II ingranting the Manor of Walsall to Herbert Ruffus. In the charter Walsall is called Waleshala which probably has Anglo-Saxon origins, consisting of two words, ‘Wealh’ meaning a Briton or Welshman, and ‘halh’ meaning a sheltered place.

Walsall Wood is a large village located in the Metropolitan Borough of Walsall, West Midlands, UK, between Aldridge and Brownhills. Walsall Wood - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia. - The branch line serving Brownhills coal mines opened to goods in November - Passenger services started between Aldridge, Walsall Wood and Brownhills.

- Passenger services were withdrawn in March - Goods services finally withdrawn with the closure of the pits and the line closed. Brownhills is in the West Midlands on the edge of an area known as “the Black Country,” an identity earned through the soot, smoke, and slag of its coal mines.

In the middle of town, there is. Towns in the West Midlands: Brownhills, Dudley, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall, Netherton, West Midlands, West Bromwich, Solihull, Sedgley, Dorridge: : Books LLC Format: Tapa blanda. WALSALL WOOD.

The area that became the civil parish of Walsall Wood was originally a detached part of the foreign of Walsall. It was 1, a. in extent and lay on either side of the Walsall-Lichfield road to the north-east of the main area. In it became a civil parish within the urban district of Brownhills, which in became part of the urban district of AldridgeBrownhills, itself.Aldridge: | | | ||Aldridge|| | | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.

Brownhills colliery tribute is named after tragic miner Taylor died when the roof collapsed at Walsall Wood pit in a nickname for the 30ft high Brownhills Author: Birmingham Live.