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Kilnhurst Through the ages in Pictures

Using more than 200 images, many never previously seen in public. This book takes the reader on a fascinating journey on memory lane. Detailed captions and extensive research present many aspects of industrial village life and the exploits of its

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COAL Coal has been worked in the Swinton area certainly since 1600. Early mining was by the use of bell pits, opencast and drift methods. The deep mined Manvers Colliery opened in 1870 and Wath Main in 1875 heralded the

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