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|HERE YOU CAN FIND DETAILS OF BOOKS ON COAL MINING AND BURNLEY LOCAL HISTORY WRITTEN BY JACK NADIN.
'Happy Valley No More' is the history of Burnley's last deep coal mine a and the dreadful explosion there in March 1962, which claimed the lived of 19 miners. Copies can be ordered here, please email me.
'Bank Hall, Burnley's Grandest Pit' out now. The history of Burnley largest and 'grandest' pit. Many photographs, and names mentioned. Email for details, the cost of this book is 5.50p.
Also out now, Rambles Around Burnley and Padiham, with Interesting Descriptions of Ightenhill, Higham, Trap Lane and Read old Bridge, by Smith Fielden. This was first published in 1910 and gives many historical details of the areas walked, such as Gawthorpe Hall, Huntroyde Hall and the folklore around this area. Also included are extracts from Eric Conways rambles around Heasandford and Extwistle, including details of the prehistoric Ringstones above Worsthorne Village. This is an Ã¢â‚¬ËœHistoric Reprint Series and priced at 3.50p. Email for details.
'Old Ightenhill' the History of the history Ightenhill Manor House dating from the 12c. the pubs, the clubs, industry, including mining and quarrying, and farming. Price 3.50p. Email for more information.
At last someone--Me, has decided to cover the history of the Rosegrove district of Burnley. This book 'OLD ROSEGROVE' covers the very early history of Rosegrove, the industries, including Gannow Colliery, the iron works, the mills, as well as the clubs, pubs and shops. This book will be out early May 2002. OUT NOW at Bookmark, Rosegrove, or email me. Price 4.50p.
Within the next few monnths I hope to get out the history of Towneley Colliery at Burnley, watch this space.