Shaft Incident 1929

Extraordinary Mining Accident Pontefract & Castleford Express 29th November 1929 Funeral of Mr A Parker Remarkable public sympathy was manifested at the funeral on Sunday of Mr Alfred Parker of … Continue Reading →

Savile Colliery

The two 14ft. diameter shafts were sunk in 1874 to the Haigh Moor seam, 143 yards deep. The upcast shaft was deepened to the Beeston seam (known locally as the … Continue Reading →