Collieries after Nationalisation in 1947

Colliery Location Opened Closed
Barnsley Main Stairfoot 1985 July 1991
Barrow Worsbrough Bridge 1873 May 1985
Billingley Drift Darfield 1951 July 1956
Brierley Brierley 1910 January 1947
Bullcliffe Wood Bretton West 1948 August 1985
Caphouse Overton 1828 October 1985
Cortonwood Brampton 1873 October 1985
Crigglestone Crigglestone 1874 April 1968
Darfield Main Darfield 1858 July 1989
Darton Mapplewell 1869 August 1948
Dearne Valley Little Houghton 1900 March 1991
Denby Grange Netherton 1854 August 1991
Dodworth Dodworth 1855 June 1985
Elsecar Elsecar 1905 October 1983
Emley Moor Emley 1948 December 1985
Ferrymoor Grimethorpe 1915 (April) (1973) See Ferrymoor Riddings
Grange Ash Grange Moor 1871 August 1966
Grimethorpe Grimethorpe 1894 October 1992
Haigh Haigh 1862 August 1968
Hartley Bank Netherton 1872 January 1968
Hemsworth Fitzwilliam 1876 (July) (1967) Merged with South Kirkby
Houghton Main Little Houghton 1873 December 1992
Kendal Drift Barnsley September 1958
Lepton Edge Lepton 1894 August 1964
Mitchell Main Darfield 1871 July 1956
New Monckton No.5 Notton 1926 September 1951
New Monckton Nos.1, 2 & 6 Royston 1875 December 1966
New Monckton Nos.3 & 4 Upper Hiendley 1913 December 1966
Newmillerdam Newmillerdam 1929 November 1981
North Gawber Mapplewell 1854 (December) (1985) Merged with Woolley
Nostell Nostell 1854 October 1987
Park Mill Clayton West 1877 (December) (1988)
Redbrook Barugh 1982 December 1987
Rockingham Hoyland 1873 November 1979
Royston Drift Royston 1975 September 1989
Shuttle Eye Grange Moor 1856 April 1973
Silkstone Common Silkstone Common 1923 (January) (1961) Merged with Wentworth Silkstone
South Kirkby South Kirkby 1876 March 1988
Stocksbridge Stocksbridge 1861 April 1948
Wath Main Wath upon Dearne 1873 March 1988
Wentworth Silkstone Stainborough 1911 June 1978
Whitley Clough Grange Moor 1884 1947
Wombwell Main Wombwell 1854 May 1969
Woolley Darton 1854 December 1987
Woolley Edge Woolley Edge 1932 June 1966
Dates in brackets indicate the date that the colliery merged with another
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