COLLIERY HINDLEY GREEN COLLIERIES (John Scowcroft & Co. Ltd.)
LOCATION Along the southern outskirts of Hindley and Hindley Green.
OWNERS As below:
Stonehouse Colliery
Thomas & Thomas Fisher 1855
Thomas Fisher 1859 – 1860
John Scowcroft & Co. Ltd 1880 – 1910
Springs Colliery (commenced c1864)
John Scowcroft & Co. Ltd 1865 – 1930
Grammar Pit
John Scowcroft & Co. Ltd 1880 – 1910
Engine Pit
John Scowcroft & Co. Ltd 1880 – 1910

Stonehouse Colliery closed before 1914.

Other collieries closed successively from 1924 to 1936. Abandoned April, 1936.

Output (1923) – 250,000 tons.

Copyright © NMRS Records: G. Hayes Collection

 

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