Explosion at Golborne Colliery, Lancashire.



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On 18 March there was a methane explosion at the town's colliery caused by an electrical spark, which took the lives of ten miners. Of the eleven present, only one survived. The colliery closed in Metropolitan borough: Wigan.   As a young reporter I remember an explosion at the Golborne colliery which claimed the lives of 10 local men. A build up of methane ignited and shot a fireball along a . Golborne is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester, lies miles ( km) south-southeast of Wigan, miles ( km) northeast of Warrington and miles ( km) to the west of the city of has a population of 23, Historically a part of Lancashire, Golborne owes most of its growth to the mining and textile industry. There are also many recollections of the explosion at Hapton Valley Colliery, in March , by those who were there when 19 men and boys perished. * East Lancashire Mining Memories, by Jack Nadin Author: Gill Johnson.

Information, photographs and plans for Golborne Coal Mine on the mine exploration web site Golborne Colliery was started by Edward Johnson in and was bought by Evans and Company in It was still working years later. [7] In nearly men worked at the pit taking coal from the Crombouke, Lower Florida and Ince Six Feet mines. [8] After Haydock Colliery closed, its workshops became the NCB Workshops. Its single. Report on explosion at Houghton Main Colliery, Yorkshire: report on the causes of, and circumstances attending, the explosion which occurred at Houghton Main Colliery, South Yorkshire, on 12th June, London: H.M.S.O. MLA Citation. Great Britain. Mines and Quarries Inspectorate. and Carver, J. and Great Britain. Health and Safety Executive. This is a list of mining accidents in the historic county of Lancashire at which five or more people were killed. Mining deaths have occurred wherever coal has been mined across the Lancashire Coalfield. The earliest deaths were recorded in parish registers. Ffrancis Taylior was buried at the Collegiate Church in Manchester after a fall in the "coale pitte" in and in or , Thomas.

Golborne (go:[l]bə:n) is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester, lies miles ( km) south-southeast of Wigan, miles ( km) northeast of Warrington and miles ( km) to the west of the city of has a population of 23,, increasing to 24, at the Census. Historically in Lancashire, Golborne owes most of its Metropolitan county: Greater Manchester. One of the most violent explosions of firedamp recorded for a long time occurred at the Brynn Hall Colliery, Ashton-in-Mackerfield, a short distance from Wigan, on the morning of Aug. Haydock is a village [citation needed] within the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens, in Merseyside, England. Historically in Lancashire, it contains all of the Haydock electoral ward and a section of the Blackbrook electoral ward. The village is located roughly midway between Liverpool and Manchester, and contains the junction of the M6 motorway and the A (East Lancashire Road).Metropolitan borough: St Helens. Golborne is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester, lies miles south-southeast of Wigan, miles northeast of Warrington and miles to the west of the city of ed with the neighbouring town of Lowton, it has a population of 24,In Lancashire, Golborne owes most of its growth to the mining and textile olitan borough: Wigan.

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Explosion at Golborne Colliery, Lancashire: Report on the causes of, and circumstances attending, the explosion which occurred at Golborne Colliery, Lancashire, on 7th December, (Cmnd) [Great Britain] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Golborne, Lancashire. 18th. March, An explosion of firedamp occurred in the Plodder Seam at the colliery when ten men died and one was seriously injured.

The official report on the disaster was made by Mr. L.D. Rhydderch, H.M. Chief Inspector of Mines and Quarries. The explosion at Golborne Colliery, Greater Manchester County, 18 March Report of the causes of, and circumstances attending the ignition and explosion Greater Manchester County, on 18 March [Great Britain] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Golborne Colliery Disaster March 18th, - the town of Golborne, Lancashire went about its’ business as usual. Nobody could have expected that the day would end in disaster after an explosion and fireball at the local colliery, resulting in 10 men dead and 1 injured.

In accordance with your direction, given under the terms of Section of the Mines and Quarries Act,1 have the honour to submit my report on the causes of, and circumstances attending, the explosion which occurred at Golborne colliery, Lancashire, at am. on 7th Decemberwhen 17 persons were injured.

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Three die in Golborne mine blast – Three men have been killed in an underground explosion at Golborne colliery, near Wigan in Lancashire.

Eight others were seriously injured when a fireball shot yards(m) along a tunnel, which was 1,ft (m) underground. The injured were Explosion at Golborne Colliery to local hospitals in the area. Three men have been killed in an underground explosion at Golborne colliery, near Wigan in Lancashire.

Eight others were seriously injured when a fireball shot yards(m) along a tunnel, which was 1,ft (m) underground.

The injured were taken to local hospitals in. Three die in Golborne mine blast Three men have been killed in an underground explosion at Golborne colliery, near Wigan in Lancashire. Eight others were seriously injured when a fireball.

Greater Manchester County, on 18 March by Great Britain (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The explosion at Golborne Colliery, Greater Manchester County, 18 March Report of the causes of, and circumstances attending the ignition and Author: Great Britain.

The colliery was first sunk in the ’s and was served by two shafts, the No.2 Upcast and the No.3 Downcast. No.2 was meters in diameter and sunk to meters and was used for manriding.

The No.3 shaft was meters in diameter and sunk to the same depth and was used for men and materials. In accordance with your direction, given under the terms of Section of the Mines and Quarries Act,I have the honour to submit my report on the causes of, and circumstances attending, the explosion which occurred at Golborne colliery, Lancashire, at a.m.

The last disaster on the coalfield was at Golborne Colliery in Marchwhen three men died instantly in an explosion of methane caused by an electrical spark and seven men later died of their injuries. Boothstown Mines Rescue Station was opened by the Lancashire and Cheshire Coalowners in close to the East Lancashire Road.

It replaced four smaller stations and was permanently staffed by. ppnw,I was a surveyor at Golborne from till and I didn't hear of or see any schemes of that nature in those boss for the first 10 years, Bill Magrath,who had been colliery surveyor of Golborne since the mid 's never mentioned r in the early days of Parkside,they did a lot of exploration work towards the Golborne South Area, which Golborne itself was still.

Taken from the 'Window on Wigan' book with kind permission of the author Geoffrey Shryhane, who also writes Wigan World for the Wigan Observer.

Maypole mayhem It was five o'clock on the afternoon of Tuesday, Aug when an explosion ripped the heart out of the Cannel Mine (No 1 Pit) at Abram's Maypole Colliery.

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The awful price of coal was paid by the town in November when there was an explosion at the colliery. Many people heard and felt the blast beneath their feet as No.9 'went up'.

They had no doubts what the sound and tremor meant. For some weeks the town was the centre of national attention and was left the lasting scars of disaster. “24 Men Killed in Lancashire Pit”, Yorkshire Evening Post, 12 November “In an explosion in the Edge Green Colliery, Golborne, of the Garswood Hall Collieries Co Ltd, Ashton in Makerfield, near Wigan, to-day, 24 men were killed.

This official figure was determined only late this afternoon. Fifteen bodies have been recovered Views: K. At about hours on 18 March 11 men were employed in the Plodder Seam Development District at Golborne Colliery when an ignition and explosion of firedamp occurred.

Three men were killed and seven subsequently died in hospital. The explosion occurred during the de-gassing of the P.1 Intake Drivage where firedamp had accumulated following a breakdown in the ventilating : K.

Sir Derk Ezra, Chairman of the National Coal Board, talks about the recent mining accident [at Golborne Colliery, Lancashire] in which a build-up of methane gas was exposed to a spark, causing an explosion.

LBC IRN Radio Online Audio Gormley on mine tragedy (). The explosion at Golborne Colliery, Greater Manchester County, 18 March report of the causes of, and circumstances attending the ignition and explosion of firedamp which occurred at Golborne Colliery, Greater Manchester County, on 18 March [London]: H.M.S.O.

MLA Citation. Great Britain. Mines Inspectorate. Methane explosion One of the most recent accidents was in March in Golborne Colliery, near Wigan in Lancashire. Three men were killed when a fireball shot yards (m) along a. Disasters at Stonehill Colliery, Farnworth and Fogg's Pit, Darcy Lever in January and February led to 28 deaths between them.

This number was dwarfed a year later when an explosion. Naval Colliery, Rhondda, Wales, Explosion kills 96Seaham Colliery explosion and fire, men lost their lives7th Feb, Chatterley Whitfield Colliery - Explosion killed 21 persons19 April, West Stanley Colliery, Chester-le-Street, Durham - Explosion.

golborne ex miners annual charity fishing match Please message me or comment below if you can’t make it as I have reserves waiting to get on. FORTY ONE years ago on the 18th March there was an explosion at Golborne Colliery, tragically taking the lives of ten young men in the prime of their lives and leaving one with serious injuries.

Get this from a library. The explosion at Golborne Colliery, Greater Manchester County, 18 March report of the causes of, and circumstances attending the ignition and explosion of firedamp which occurred at Golborne Colliery, Greater Manchester County, on 18 March [Great Britain.

Inspectorate of Mines and Quarries.]. Category Entertainment; Song Working Man; Artist Celtic Thunder; Writers Rita Macneil; Licensed to YouTube by SME (on behalf of Legacy Recordings); LatinAutor. The Astley Green Disaster – June 6th Newspaper clipping from the News Chronicle on the day of the accident The Red Rose Trustees, who run the Lancashire Mining Museum @ Astley Green, want to commemorate those lives lost and the acts of incredible bravery when an underground fire broke out at the mine in   I am unable to find any information of the date suggested.

Golborne Colliery Explosion Sunday, 18th March One hundred years after the King Pit explosion a tragedy occurred at Golborne Colliery. He also worked at the pit at the time of the Golborne Colliery disaster when an underground explosion took place on Ma and led to the deaths of 10 miners.Golborne Mining Disaster: 40th Anniversary Friday 15 Mar This week we were honoured with a visit from former Golborne Miners Eric Foster, Derek Doherty and Brian Rawsthorne who came to talk about the Golborne Mining Disaster.Golborne: | | | ||Golborne|| | | | | |||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive Missing: Explosion.