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[[image:Im1869EV8-p214.jpg |thumb| 1869. Coal Sawing and Breaking Apparatus. ]]
[[image:Im1869EV8-p214.jpg |thumb| 1869. Coal Sawing and Breaking Apparatus. ]]
1830s The [[Ferndale Colliery]] was sunk in the early thirties by [[David Davis (1797-1866)‎‎|David Davies]], a draper, who worked a small anthracite level under the [[John Crichton-Stuart|Marquess of Bute]].
With his two sons, [[Lewis Davis]] and [[David Davis (1821-1884)‎|David Davis]], he sank another pit,
1839 Shipped coal at Cardiff.
Then sank a pit at Ferndale
The business was carried on by Lewis and David Davies
1890 Formed [[David Davies and Sons]]
Acquired the Tylorstown Collieries.
1927 See [[The Basic Industries of Great Britain by Aberconway: Chapter XVIII|Aberconway Chapter XVIII]] for information on the company and its history
1930 Presumably amalgamated with other collieries into [[Welsh Associated Collieries]]
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