First mines rescue station on the Lancashire Coalfield, opened in 1908 in Lovers Lane Howe Bridge, Atherton, Lancashire, England.
Career civil servant and inspector of schools, and from 1843 to 1859 the first inspector of mines.
The Hulton Colliery Company operated on the Lancashire Coalfield from the mid-19th century in Over Hulton and Westhoughton, Lancashire.
Deaths of 26 boys and girls working underground, drowned by an overflowing stream.
Redirected to Pendleton Fault.
Mining engineer at Charles Brandling’s Middleton Collieries who patented a rack and pinion system for a steam locomotive and commissioned the first practical railway locomotive from Fenton, Murray and Wood’s Round Foundry in Holbeck, Leeds in 1811.
Standard gauge mineral line built to serve the pits owned by the Lister Kayes of Denby Grange in West Yorkshire.
The Lancashire and Cheshire Coalfield in North West England was one of the most important British coalfields. Its coal seams were formed from the vegetation of tropical swampy forests in the Carboniferous period more than 300 million years ago.
Form of friendly society started in 1872 to provide financial assistance to miners who were unable to work after being injured in industrial accidents in collieries on the Lancashire Coalfield.
Trade union founded in the aftermath of a bitter and violent seven-week strike in 1881.