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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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