Howroyd Colliery

Name for a number of day holes and drifts that worked the coal at the outcrop.

Emley Moor Colliery

Emley Moor Colliery refers to several sinkings and drift mines over a large area of Emley, towards the television mast, between Flockton to the north and particularly towards Skelmanthorpe to the south

Chanters Colliery

Former colliery in Hindsford, Atherton where coal was mined from 1854 until 1966.

Horse Gin

Horse-driven engine used in lead and shallow coal mines.


Former mining village in South Yorkshire, six miles north of Rotherham and six south of Barnsley.

Elsecar Collieries

Collieries in South Yorkshire owned by the Wentworth Fitzwilliams from the late-18th century.

Kaye’s Mineral Line

Standard gauge mineral line built to serve the pits owned by the Lister Kayes of Denby Grange in West Yorkshire.

Bedford Colliery

Colliery in Leigh sunk by John Speakman at Wood End Farm in the northeast part of Bedford in 1875