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1927 See [[The Basic Industries of Great Britain by Aberconway: Chapter XVIII|Aberconway Chapter XVIII]] for information on the company and its history
 
1927 See [[The Basic Industries of Great Britain by Aberconway: Chapter XVIII|Aberconway Chapter XVIII]] for information on the company and its history
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1929 July: The collieries were acquired from the liquidator as a going concern by [[GKN|Guess, Keen and Nettlefolds]] in association with Mr W. M Llewellyn<ref>The Times Nov. 11, 1929</ref>
  
 
1930 Probably amalgamated with other coal companies into [[Welsh Associated Collieries]]
 
1930 Probably amalgamated with other coal companies into [[Welsh Associated Collieries]]

Revision as of 17:40, 10 July 2020

1849 John Nixon, a Durham engineer, began sinking a mine.

He bought the Deep Duffryn Collieries and was the first to ship Welsh coal abroad.

1873 he bought the Navigation Colliery.

1927 See Aberconway Chapter XVIII for information on the company and its history

1929 July: The collieries were acquired from the liquidator as a going concern by Guess, Keen and Nettlefolds in association with Mr W. M Llewellyn[1]

1930 Probably amalgamated with other coal companies into Welsh Associated Collieries

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Nov. 11, 1929