Monday, 29 September 2003

24. Lost Industries of Turton Moor

Summary

Forgotten mining and pipe making industries in a remote part of Turton.

Details

Publication Number24
TitleLost Industries of Turton Moor
AuthorP M Harris
Year Published2003
Number of Pages64
ISBN Number9781904974000
Price & AvailabilitySee publications list

Cover Photo


Turton Local History Society #24 - Lost Industries of Turton Moor

Contents

INTRODUCTION
COAL AT TURTON MOOR
THE FIRST TURTON MOOR COLLIERY
ANDREW KNOWLES AND CO.
BRIGGS AND WALSH
TURTON MOOR COAL (AND FIRECLAY) CO
TURTON MOOR SANITARY PIPE CO LTD
PEOPLE
EPILOGUE

Maps & Diagrams

19th Century OS map of Turton Moor and surrounding area
Map of Turton Moor showing collieries, pipe works etc.
The Lower Mountain Mine at Turton Moor
OS Map showing Andrew Knowles’s Colliery Turton Moor
Use of drainage levels in mining
Plan of underground working at Turton Moor in 1850
Details of mining under Turton Moor
Shaft section of the new colliery – 1878
Colliery surface arrangements 1878-1910
View of the pipe works
Plan of the pipe works, 1910
Headed paper of Darwen Sanitary Pipes Ltd



Illustrations


Turton Moor from Old Lyons
Turton Moor from Entwistle Reservoir
Entrance to colliery track from Blackburn Road
Lower end of colliery track
Surface of colliery track
Upper end of colliery track
Turton Moor from Turton Heights
New colliery site and Winter Hill
Haulage work in early coal mining
Working in a thin seam c1920
Title from1850 mine plan
Remains of Whewells Farm
Coal cart belonging to Andrew Knowles
No 12 shaft at the old colliery
No 6 shaft at the old colliery
Cadshaw Brook
Outflow from colliery drainage level
Site of old colliery from Cadshaw Brook
End of track at old colliery
Remains of coke oven on Cranberry Moss
Old coke ovens at The Naze
Wheatsheaf Colliery, c 1863
Wheatsheaf Colliery, 1953
Unloading coal tubs at Rose Bridge Colliery
Nineteenth century mining equipment
Site of Green Arms Inn
Colliery plan of 1878
Capped shaft of new colliery
Details of wall surrounding shaft
Coopers Farm
Fireclay blocks in wall at Coopers
Remains of Moor Side Farm, Longworth
Capped shaft
Line of tramway
Tramway rail
Sanitary pipes on Turton Moor
Turton Moor Sanitary Pipe insignia
Site of Rushtons Farm
Remains of shaft near pipe works
Dimple from Blackburn Road in 1963
Cottages at Dimple, c 1935
Longworth Road, Egerton
Egerton Vale
Union Street Egerton
Moss Cottage
Park Road, Darwen
Joseph Dickinson
Montcliffe Colliery, Horwich
Mine workers at Turton Moor Colliery,  c1905/6
Blackburn Road, Egerton, c1920
Bromley Cross Station

Surnames Included

Adcroft, Ainsworth, Almond, Armistead, Atherton, Baker, Ballantyne, Barkett, Barnes, Barns, Baynes, Bottomly, Briggs, Burns, Clegg, Cocker, Cooper, Costaker, Costeker, Coulhurst, Coulthurst, Crook, Cross, Cryer, Dawson, Dickinson, Duxbury, Eccles, Entwistle, Fish, Garbutt, Gent, Goodall, Greenway, Hacking, Harwood, Heap, Heywood, Hoare, Holman, Holme, Holt, Hopkins, Horridge, Howarth, Hulse, Huntington, Isherwood, Jepson, Kay, Kirkman, Knight, Knowles, Lee, Lomax, Longworth, Mason, McKeand, Miller, Nutall, Ollerenshaw, Ratcliffe, Rigby, Riley, Robinson, Rothwell, Rushton, Rutherford, Sailsbury, Sayer, Scott, Sharples, Shaw, Southern, Stock, Stubbs, Tangye, Taylor, Thompson, Titherington, Walsh, Ward

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