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Garswood Hall Collieries Co

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of Wigan

1884 Built one railway locomotive [1]

1905 The company was registered on 21 November, in reconstruction of a company of the same name (incorporated in 1883), and owning collieries at Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire. [2]

1929 Garswood Hall Collieries Co Ltd and Garswood Hall Coal and Iron Co owned 6 pits and had 3,600 employees[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. The Times, Dec 17, 1929