Markham Colliery Anniversaries July 2023

Markham Colliery Anniversaries July 2023

Markham Colliery (1882-1993) has two significant anniversaries in July. It’s 30 years since the colliery closed, and 50 years since the 1973 tragic cage disaster claimed the lives of 18 miners.

On Behalf of the People – Nationalisation 75 years

On Behalf of the People – Nationalisation 75 years

Fig. 1: Vesting Day celebrations at Gedling Colliery, Nottinghamshire, NCB East Midlands Division No. 6 Area.  Photo Credit – Coal Authority. On Behalf of the People: Seventy-Fifth anniversary of the Nationalisation of the British Coal Mining Industry – The East...