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of Haydock Colliery, Haydock near St. Helens, Lancs
1830 Company founded by Richard Evans ( -1864); his daughter, Ann, married Richard Pilkington of the St. Helens family.
Added other smaller collieries to his holding.
Richard Evans' sons, Joseph and Josiah, joined the firm,
1873 Josiah died; Joseph Evans became the sole owner and worked the pits
1879 Company formed; output of 1,000,000 tons from seven pits, which employ 5,900 men.
1869-87 Six locomotives (0-4-0WT) were built for their own use. 
1889 The company was registered on 20 September, to take over the business of colliery proprietors of the firm of the same name. 
1927 See Aberconway Chapter VII for information on the company and its history.