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1871 Charles James Homer and some local gentlemen formed the Chatterley Coal and Iron Co. Homer became the managing director.
They erected blast-furnaces, further developed the mines and and acquired additional collieries, including the Whitfield Colliery.
1891 The company was in liquidation.