Upcoming Talk - Aug 20197.30pm at Longsight Methodist Community Hall
Wednesday 28th August
A very general look at the mining industry in Bolton, the way it developed and eventually declined. Also some observations on sources of coal in Elizabethan times, leading to speculation on a very early mining site and the way it eventually evolved.
|A water driven colliery pump c1736|
(From 'A History of the Scottish Coal Industry')