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Reference D570
Covering dates 18th-20th Centuries
Held by Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service, Staffordshire Record Office
Extent 28 Series
Source of acquisition Deposited by Mr. L. Holland, Mining Consultant, Birmingham
Creators Holland, L, fl 1934, of Birmingham, mining consultant
Arrangement In several cases Mr. Holland was later employed as consultant at a number of pits where earlier in his career he had worked as overman or manager. Where this has happened the papers of each pit have been brought together.



Earl Dudley's Pits near Dudley  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/1  1901-1903

Contents:
Costing, and production figures 1 book, loose papers

Hamstead Colliery, Great Barr  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/2/1  1885-98, 1900-05

Contents:
Costing and production figures

[no title]  D570/2/2  1920-1921

Contents:
Diary

[no title]  D570/2/3  1914

Contents:
Report

[no title]  D570/2/4  c.1910-1930

Contents:
Miscellaneous papers (a few)

West Cannock  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/3/1  1869,1915

Contents:
Articles of Association

[no title]  D570/3/2  1929-1953

Contents:
Reports, balance sheets and liquidation report (c. 30).

Cannock and Rugeley  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/4/1  1870-1872, 1936

Contents:
Balance sheets

[no title]  D570/4/2  1864,1868

Contents:
Memo. of Association

[no title]  D570/4/3  1878

Contents:
Epitome of leases

[no title]  D570/4/4  1878

Contents:
Lease of mineral rights

[no title]  D570/4/5  1867

Contents:
List of shareholders

[no title]  D570/4/6  1931-1932

Contents:
Annual return

[no title]  D570/4/7  1931

Contents:
Notice to shareholders

[no title]  D570/4/8  1872

Contents:
Special resolutions

[no title]  D570/4/9  c.1899

Contents:
Rough notes on East Cannock lease

Great Wyrley  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/5/1  1879-1880

Contents:
Statements of productions, fortnightly

[no title]  D570/5/2  1876-1881

Contents:
Statements of accounts, half yearly (12)

[no title]  D570/5/3  c.1875-80

Contents:
Miscellaneous papers

[no title]  D570/5/4  1880

Contents:
List of shareholders

Walsall Wood  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/6/1  1946, 1947

Contents:
Accounts, annual statement

[no title]  D570/6/2  1930-1936

Contents:
Reports

[no title]  D570/6/3  1937

Contents:
Lease of minerals

[no title]  D570/6/4  1900-1901

Contents:
Overman's costing book

[no title]  D570/6/5  1936-1939

Contents:
Application etc. for working under Lichfield Road

[no title]  D570/6/6  1898-1899

Contents:
Costing and production figures

[no title]  D570/6/7  1947

Contents:
Draft of report prior to nationalisation

[no title]  D570/6/8  1898-1899

Contents:
Photographs of colliery

Hilton Main and Holly Bank  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/7/1  1907-1936

Contents:
Leases (16)

[no title]  D570/7/2  Nov.1946

Contents:
Production figures

[no title]  D570/7/3  1930,1933

Contents:
Reports (2)

Mr. L. Holland's Diaries  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/8/1-7  1896-1901, 1904

7 vols.

Contents:
As apprentice, overman or manager

Evidences, etc.  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/9  1924

Contents:
To Water Dangers Committee
(1 bundle, includes 1920 report on South Staffordshire drainage)

Papers  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/10/1  1936

Contents:
Commission on safety in mines

[no title]  D570/10/2  1946 from 1930

Contents:
Valuation Board (see also D570/12/6) evidence for Cannock Field including as well statistical summaries of production, cost, etc., and map of field

[no title]  D570/10/3  1925

Contents:
Royal Commission on coal industry

[no title]  D570/10/4  1911

Contents:
Coal Mines Act

[no title]  D570/10/5  1927

Contents:
West Bromwich Corporation Extension Bill, evidence concerning mines and seams

Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/11/1  1831

Contents:
Coal Act for deliveries within 25 miles of London

[no title]  D570/11/2  1887

Contents:
Coal Mines Regulation Act

[no title]  D570/11/3  1887

Contents:
Special rules for Cannock District under Act

[no title]  D570/11/4  1887, 1896

Contents:
Special rules for South Staffordshire District under Act

[no title]  D570/11/5  1918, 1930

Contents:
Coal Mines Act

[no title]  D570/11/6  1930, 1936

Contents:
Cannock Chase scheme (3)

[no title]  D570/11/7  1899

Contents:
Coal industry directory
(Includes many good machinery advertisements)

[no title]  D570/11/8  1911, No Date

Contents:
Coal strike broadsheets (2)

[no title]  D570/11/9  c. 1915-18

Contents:
Butcher's shop at Handsworth, account books (Hamstead Meat Supply Committee) while owner was in armed forces.

Plans, diagrams  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/12/1  No Date [20th cent.]

Contents:
Names of seams
Comparative table for South Staffordshire field

[no title]  D570/12/2  20th cent

Contents:
Plan of pits and bore holes near Rugeley

[no title]  D570/12/3  No Date [20th cent.]

Contents:
Section of strata at Hilton Main, Four Ashes, Gravelly Way

[no title]  D570/12/4  No Date [20th cent.]

Contents:
Section of seams on Cannock Chase Field, also at Littleton Pit

[no title]  D570/12/5  No Date

Contents:
Colliery workings at Walsall Gasworks. Ordnance survey sheet, 25" 1927, LXIII 14, (with tracings)

[no title]  D570/12/6  1946

Contents:
Cannock Chase Colliery, man power estimates and diagrams, 1946-60.

Technical Publications  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/13/1  1949

Contents:
Offprints from 4th Empire Metallurgical Conference (10)

[no title]  D570/13/2  1905-1937

Contents:
South Staffordshire and East Worcestershire Institute of Mining Engineers, (23 offprints from Transactions)

[no title]  D570/13/3  1937

Contents:
Colliery Guardian: offprints concerning safety in mines (6), and newspaper cutting from Daily Telegraph

[no title]  D570/13/4  19 Jan. 1940

Contents:
Iron and Coal Trades Review: offprint on State v. Private Ownership, and broadsheet on same

[no title]  D570/13/5  22 Sept. 1933

Contents:
Offprint from the Journal of the Society of Chemical Industry

[no title]  D570/13/6  1948

Contents:
South Staffs. and East Worcs. Institute of Mining Engineers: notes on general meeting

[no title]  D570/13/7  1930

Contents:
The Institute of Mining and Matallurgy, Presidential Address

[no title]  D570/13/8  1935

Contents:
Accident statistics

[no title]  D570/13/9  c.1949

Contents:
Page from The Birmingham Post Year Book

Books  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/14/1  1873

Contents:
Conversation on Mines, Wolverhampton

[no title]  D570/14/2-3  1876, 1894

Contents:
Colliery Manager. Catechism.

[no title]  D570/14/4  19th cent.edition

Contents:
Johnson's Dictionary

Plans and diagrams  [no ref. or date]


Related information: See also D570/12

[no title]  D570/15/1  1902

Contents:
Blackheath District, S. Staffs - section of thick coal, No. 30 Pit
Size: 9" x 10¼"
Scale: not given
Paper

[no title]  D570/15/2  1900

Contents:
Plan of coal seams at Cannock, Chase Terrace, Heath Hayes and Cannock Chase
Surveyed: 1882, revised 1900
Size: 3'10" x 2'6"
Scale: 6" = 1 mile
Tracing paper

[no title]  D570/15/3  [post 1902]

Contents:
Plan of Hatherton Eight Feet Workings at Mid Cannock Colliery, traced from 1902 O.S.
Size: 2'6" x 1'10½"
Scale: not given
Tracing paper, rolled together

[no title]  D570/15/4  1939

Contents:
Plan of Cannock Chase Colliery No.3 Pit showing position of workings along Cannock Road
Size: 3'5¼" x 1'8½"
Scale: 1" = 2 chains
Paper, coloured
2 copies

[no title]  D570/15/5  1941

Contents:
Graph of Cannock Chase Colliery, section along Lyndhurst Road and Cleeton Street, Heath Hayes showing subsidence above bass workings, 1939-41.
Size: 1'7" x 1'0"
Scale: horizontal: 1" = 2 chains
Vertical: 1" = 1 ft.

[no title]  D570/15/6  1941

Contents:
Plan of Cannock Chase Colliery showing position of workings along Gorsemoore Road.
Size: 3'1¾" x 2'0¼"
Scale: 1" = 2 chains
Paper, coloured with copy on tracing paper

[no title]  D570/15/7  1942

Contents:
Graph showing subsidence along Lyndhurst Road and Cleeton Street, Heath Hayes, relative to workings in No. 8 bass seam at Cannock Chase Colliery, 1939-40.
Size: 2'2½" x 1'0"
Scale: horizontal: 1" = 1 chain
Vertical: 1" = 1 ft.
Paper, coloured

[no title]  D570/15/8  1947

Contents:
Section of Cannock Chase coalfield, giving names of seams and thickness
Size: 1'2¼" x 2'6½"
Scale: 5½" = 300 ft.

[no title]  D570/15/9  1947

Contents:
List of seams at coalfields in the Cannock Chase area

[no title]  D570/15/10  1947

Contents:
"Plan No.4"
Plan of Road, Railway and Canal Connections from the Cannock Chase Coalfield, coverings Counties Stafford, Worcester, Warwick.
Size: 3'6" x 2'5"
Scale: 1" = 1 mile
Tracing linen

[no title]  D570/15/11  1941

Contents:
Policy plan of Hamstead Colliery Ltd.
Size: 2'5½" x 1'10¾"
Scale: 1" = 240 yards
Linen, coloured

[no title]  D570/15/12  1943

Contents:
Hamstead Colliery Area, West Midland Regional Valuation Board's Projection plan (2 plans, 1 revised).
Copied by T.T. Fisher Nightingale & Son, Lining Engineers, Walsall.
Size: 1'9¾" x 1'6¾"
Scale: 6" = 1 mile
Linen, coloured

[no title]  D570/15/13  No Date [1920s]

Contents:
Hilton Main and Holly Bank Collieries Ltd., section of Hilton Main Shaft No.1 Gives name of strata, thickness, depth, date, remarks.

[no title]  D570/15/14  1936

Contents:
Plan of coal seam depths showing Hilton Main Shaft section
Four Ashes B.H. Gravelly Way B.H.
Size: 2'3" x 1'5"
Scale: 6" = 1 mile
Linen, coloured

[no title]  D570/15/15  No Date

Contents:
Plan showing series of coal seams in Newcastle and Hanley
Size: 10" x 1'10"
Scale: 6" = 1 mile
Tracing linen, coloured

[no title]  D570/15/16  1902

Contents:
Sketch of Bell End Pit, Rowley Regis, after an accident

[no title]  D570/15/17  1925-1947

Contents:
Walsall Wood Colliery Co.
6 plans showing 4 feet coal, brooch coal, 6 feet coal, yard coal, shallow coal, deep coal
Size of each: 11" x 1'3½"
Scale: 6" = 1 mile
Tracing linen, coloured

[no title]  D570/15/18  1947

Contents:
"Plan No. 3"
Plan of Midland Coalfields and Industrial Areas, covers North Wales, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Notts., Leics., Staffs., Salop, Warwicks., Worcs.
Size: 3'6" x 2'11"
Scale: 1" = 3 miles
Tracing linen

[no title]  D570/15/19  1947

Contents:
"Plan No. 5"
Plan of Marketing Areas covering England and Wales scuth of Liverpool
Size: 1'9¼" x 1'10"
Scale: 1" = 18 miles
Tracing linen

[no title]  D570/15/20  1903

Contents:
Geological surveys, coloured
Ordnance Survey sheets Nos. LXI, LXXI (2)
LXIII (2), revised 1868. Scale: 1" = 1 mile
Ordnance Survey sheet Shropshire LXVI, S.E. 2nd edition
Scale: 6" = 1 mile

[no title or date]  D570/15/21

Contents:
Geological Survey of England and Wales, sheet XVIII, N.W., 2nd edition, 1900- Stoke-on-Trent, Fenton

[no title]  D570/15/22  1902-1921

Contents:
Ordnance Survey sheets:
LXVIII, S.E. 6" Handsworth and Sandwell Hall
LXVIII, N.E. 6" Great Barr and Perry Bar
LXIX, N.W. 6" Perry Bar

[no title]  D570/15/23  1924; 1921

Contents:
Ordnance Survey sheets:
L, N.E. 6" Penkridge
LI, N.W. 6" Huntington, Hednesford
L, S.E. 6" Hatherton

[no title]  D570/15/24  No Date [20th cent]

Contents:
Geological map of the Birmingham country
Printed by John Barthomley and Co., for Cornish Brothers Ltd.
Size: 2'7" x 2'3"
Scale: 1" = 2 miles
Paper, coloured

[no title]  D570/15/25  No Date

Contents:
Plan, unidentified, in pencil on tracing paper
Size: 10¼" x 1'2"
Scale: not given

[no title]  D570/15/26  [19]24

Contents:
Brierley Hill, plan of colliery
Size: 1'8" x 1'5"
Scale: 1" = 2 chains
Tracing paper, coloured

[no title]  D570/15/27  1880s

Contents:
Plan of the Hamstead Estate, The Hamstead Colliery Co. Ltd.
Size: 2'1½" x 1'4½"
Scale: 1" = 5 chains
Paper, coloured
Printed by John Steen and Co., Wolverhampton

[no title]  D570/15/28  1926-1930

Contents:
[ps. Kingswinford, Dudley Co. Worcs.]
Plan of Shut End Colliery
Size: 2'1¾" x 1'10½"
Scale: 1" = 2 chains
Tracing paper, coloured

[no title]  D570/15/29  [19]23

Contents:
p. Sedgley, plan of Baggeridge Colliery
Gives owners of lands
Size: 1'11¾" x 1'7¾"
Scale: 1" = 280 yards
Tracing paper, coloured

[no title]  D570/15/30  [19]25

Contents:
p. Sedgley, plan of Baggeridge Colliery thick coal, brooch and whitestone workings
Size: 2'4½" x 1'5½"
Scale: 1" = 2 chains

[no title]  D570/15/31  [19]25

Contents:
p. Sedgley, Baggeridge Colliery
Section of No.1 South Road through fault
Size: 3'10¼" x 11½"
Scale: 1" = 30 ft.

[no title]  D570/15/32  1899

Contents:
Walsall Wood, plan of South side, showing deep and shallow coal workings
Size: 1'6¾" x 11¾"
Scale: 1" = 2 chains
Tracing paper

[no title]  D570/15/33  No Date [20th cent]

Contents:
Swadlincote, Co.Leicester
Plan of shaft section at the Colliery
Size: 1'10¼" x 3'10"
Scale: 1" = 10 ft.
With Ordnance Survey sheet 6" = 1 mile, Leics. XVI. S.E., 1889.

In Folder  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/15/34  1896

Contents:
Tracing of Coppice Colliery, Brownhills
Size: 3'4" x 1'5"
Scale: not given
Owen and Dutson

[no title]  D570/15/35  1910

Contents:
Plan of Old Coppice Collieries, Brownhills
Size: 3'1½" x 3'3½"
Scale: 1" = 2 chains
Tracing paper

[no title]  D570/15/36  No Date [1952]

Contents:
Plan of Brownhills showing field numbers and acreages
Surveyors: Winterton and Sons, Lichfield
Size: 2'4¾" x 2'11½"
Scale: 1/2500
Tracing paper, coloured
Attached: Notice to Central Land Board of withdrawal of claim under Town and Country Planning Act, 1947.

[no title]  D570/15/37  Jan. 1897

Contents:
Cannock Chase Colliery
Sketch of general arrangement of electric haulage plant
Size: 10" x 10½"
Scale: 1" = 1 ft.
Tracing paper

[no title]  D570/15/38  1897

Contents:
Cannock Chase Colliery
Plan of Lift Pump No. 3 Pit
Size: 1'11¼" x 2'6¼"
Scale: 1" = 4 ft.

[no title]  D570/15/39  [18]97

Contents:
Cannock Chase Colliery No. 8 Pit
Brickwork plan for seating 4 Lancashire
Boilers 30' x 7'6", from J. Thompson & Sons, Ettingshall
Size: 2'5½" x 2'0½"
Scale: 1" = 2 ft.

[no title]  D570/15/40  1898

Contents:
Cannock Chase Colliery
Plan of No.8 pit props and cages
Size: 2'4" x 2'3¾"
Scale: 1" = 16"

[no title]  D570/15/41  1947

Contents:
Plan No.4 of Road, Railway and Canal connections from the Cannock Chase coalfield
Size: 2'6½" x 3'5½"
Scale: 1" = 1 mile
Tracing linen

[no title]  D570/15/42  1920

Contents:
West Cannock Colliery
Plan of No.5 Plant, Shallow Seam
Size: 12½" x 1'3¼"
Scale: not given
Tracing linen

[no title]  D570/15/43  post 1904

Contents:
Plan of Hamstead Colliery
Size: 2' 0¼" x 1'3"
Scale: not given
Tracing linen

[no title]  D570/15/44 (vide D570/15/28)  1928

Contents:
p. Kingswinford
Plan of Shut End Estate
Coloured, showing all mines and minerals in pink, surface only unless otherwise stated in green.
Size: 3'1" x 2'5½"
Scale: 1/2500
Mining Engineers: Hancock and Homer, Dudley
Tracing Linen

[no title]  D570/15/45  No Date [20th cent] about 1924

Contents:
Plan of Penn
Size: 2'1" x 2'7½"
Scale: 1/2500
Tracing paper, coloured

[no title]  D570/15/46  No Date [20th cent]

Contents:
Plan of part of Perry Barr
Size: 1'7" x 2'0½"
Scale: 1/2500
Paper

[no title]  D570/15/47  1899

Contents:
Plan of extension of endless jig rope at Walsall Wood Colliery
Size: 8¼" x 10¾"
Scale: not given

[no title]  D570/15/48  24 July 1935

Contents:
Plan of Wolstanton, showing area affected by subsidence, due to mining, etc. Plan No. 1.
Size: 2'6½" x 2'5"
Scale: 1/2500

[no title]  D570/15/49  [19]28

Contents:
Cefn-y-Coed, Co. Denbigh, Colliery
Tracing showing depth of bore hole to Cannel.
Size: 2'3" x 9½"
Scale: 1/2500

[no title]  D570/15/50 (vide D570/29 & 30)  No Date [20th cent]

Contents:
Coed Talon Colliery, Co. Flint
Plan of workings in the cannel seam
Shows approximate line of faults and outcrops
Size: 2'4" x 3'6¼"
Scale: 1/2500
Tracing linen

[no title]  D570/15/51  1947

Contents:
Walsall Wood Colliery, section of seams
Size: 11¾" x 1'9½"
Scale: not given

[no title]  D570/15/52(A & B)  No Date

Contents:
North Staffordshire Coalfield showing development and main geological features, linen edged.
Size: 2'6½" x 2'11½"
Scale: 1" x 1 mile

Ordnance Survey Sheets, Staffs.  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/16/1/a  No Date

Contents:
LVI, LVII, LVIII, LXII, LXIII, LXIV.
Gives owners of lands (in different colours), pencil annotations concerning coal seams.
On one sheet.
6", 1st edition.

[no title]  D570/16/1/b  No Date

Contents:
XLIV, XLV, XLVI, L, LI, LII.
Pencil annotations concerning coal seams.
6", 1st edition.
Paper, linen backed.
Tracing of some of pencil workings in Cannock and Rugeley areas.

[no title]  D570/16/2-4  [post 1901]

Contents:
East Cannock Colliery
LVI, LVII, LV, LVIII. XLIV, S.W., S.E., XLIV, N.W., N.E. (bottom half only)
XLV, S.W., S.E., XLV, N.W., N.E. (bottom half only).
6", made up into 3 folders, numbered 1A, 1B, 1C.
Gives pitheads, colliery areas, fault lines; depths and other measurements whose meaning is not immediately apparent.

[no title]  D570/16/5  20th cent

Contents:
LXVIII, N.E., part of S.E., LXVIII, S.E., part of N.E.
6", numbered 1-9 in red, relating to Hamstead Colliery.

[no title]  D570/16/6  1931

Contents:
Reproduction from the Ordnance Survey map and printed by Drawing Materials Co., Birmingham. Midland Joint Town Planning Advisory Council, Regional Mineral Resources with possible areas of development.
Shows: parts of Cos. Warwick, Worcester and Stafford.
Coloured with key to different colours.
Scale: 1" = 1 mile

Hamstead Colliery  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/17/1  1896-1919

Contents:
Reports and statements of accounts, 1896-7, 1899, 1903-10, 1913, 1917, 1919.

Miscellaneous papers  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/17/2  Oct-Dec.1880

Contents:
Wages account book

[no title]  D570/17/3  1875, 1908, 1920

Contents:
Articles of Association

[no title]  D570/17/4  19th-20th cent

Contents:
Letters

[no title]  D570/17/5  1901-1907

Contents:
Comparative working and profit and loss account

[no title]  D570/17/6  1872, 1883, 1912, 1921

Contents:
Bye-laws and special rules

[no title]  D570/17/7  1908

Contents:
Parts of Daily Graphic, 6, 7 March, 1908, containing photographs of mine disaster

[no title]  D570/17/8  (1894)

Contents:
Copy lease, coal in and under lands in p. Great Barr (Scott/Hamstead Colliery).

[no title]  D570/17/9  (1893)

4 copies

Contents:
Copy lease of coal in and under lands in Handsworth and Perry Barr (Calthorpe/Hamstead Colliery).

[no title]  D570/17/10  (1915)

2 copies

Contents:
Copy lease of coal in and under lands in Perry Barr (Baron Calthorpe/Hamstead Colliery).

[no title]  D570/17/11  1915

Contents:
Working account for 5 weeks ending 30th Sept.

[no title]  D570/17/12  1904

Contents:
Pamphlet, Handbook to Excursions by Institution of Mining Engineers - Hamstead Colliery, Sandwell Park Colliery, Staffordshire Steel and Ingot Iron Works, Earl of Dudley's Round Oak Iron and Steel Works.

[no title]  D570/17/13  No Date [post 1882]

Contents:
Prospectus of Hamstead Building Co.

[no title or date]  D570/17/14

Contents:
Particulars giving numbers employed, hours of persons employed underground, hours during which mineral is raised when colliery is in full work, production and employment.

[no title]  D570/17/15  1912

Contents:
"The 'Permian' Rocks of Hamstead", by W.H.Hardaker.

[no title]  D570/17/16  1930, 1933

Contents:
Mining reports

[no title]  D570/17/17  1914

Contents:
Report of Colliery Company by W.F. Clarke

[no title]  D570/17/18  No Date

Contents:
Notes on section of 12 feet shaft, giving name of strata, thickness and depth.

[no title]  D570/17/19  1908

Contents:
Report on the fire

[no title]  D570/17/20  1916

Contents:
Paper concerning accidents in the pit.

[no title]  D570/17/21  [20th cent]

Contents:
Typescript reports of collieries, with plans of coal workings - Hamstead (3), Walsall Wood.

[no title]  D570/17/22  1905-1926

Contents:
Copy out-letter book of Mr. L. Holland.

[no title]  D570/17/23  c.1905

Contents:
Photographs, Hamstead Colliery

[no title]  D570/17/24  1942

Contents:
2 booklets on visit to Hamstead Colliery by the S. Staffs., Warks., and Worcs. Branch of the National Association of Colliery Managers.

[no title]  D570/17/25  June 1886

Contents:
Notes for Brief: the Hamstead Colliery Co. Ltd., and the Parish officers of the Handsworth and the Assessment Committee of the West Bromwich Poor Law Union.

[no title]  D570/17/26  1915

Contents:
Copy Lease of Wayleave under land in Great Barr (Farnham et al/Hamstead Colliery).

[no title]  D570/17/27  1898

Contents:
Notes on Irruptions of Coal at Hamstead Colliery (Meachem).

[no title]  D570/17/28  1925

Contents:
Statement showing tonnage raised, coal consumed, miners coal, man shifts worked, proceeds at pit head, actual wages etc., Feb. March and April.

[no title]  D570/17/29  c.1912

Contents:
Spontaneous combustion at Hamstead Colliery (4) including enquiry.

[no title or date]  D570/17/30

Contents:
Miscellaneous papers

[no title]  D570/18/1  1912

Contents:
Copy lease of names (Sutherland/Earl of Dudley's Baggeridge Colliery), Penn.

[no title]  D570/18/2  1927

Contents:
Pensnett, The Shut End estate (Pitt et al/Pitt), conveyance.

[no title]  D570/19  1923

Contents:
Himley, reports of collieries.

Walsall Wood Colliery  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/20/1  1900, No Date

Contents:
Reports about spontaneous combustion.

[no title]  D570/20/2  1930-1943

Contents:
Notebook - notes on coal seams and explosion 1932 etc.

[no title]  D570/20/3  1936-1950

Contents:
Reports of directors

[no title]  D570/20/4  1952

Contents:
Report of liquidators

[no title]  D570/20/5  1947

Contents:
Accounts

Hilton Main and Holly Bank Collieries  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/21/1  1930-1931

Contents:
Wages accounts

[no title]  D570/21/2  1932

Contents:
Plan showing No.1 and No. 3 boreholes and Hilton shaft

[no title]  D570/21/3  1944

Contents:
Summary of costs of production etc. for 1939

[no title]  D570/21/4  1946

Contents:
Returns

[no title]  D570/22/1  (6 May 1918)

3 copies

Contents:
Saredon, surface lands and mines (A.L. Vernon/Holly Bank Coal Co.), lease for 60 years.

[no title]  D570/22/2  (25 July 1923)

Contents:
Essington, land and Gorse House (Vernon/Holly Bank Coal Cao.), supplemental lease. Copy

[no title]  D570/22/3  (30 Nov.1928, 26 Jan.1934)

Contents:
Deeds of variation of 2 mining leases, dated 6 May, 1918. (copies)

[no title]  D570/22/4  c.1950

Contents:
Lea Hall Colliery, p. Armitage, synopsis of.

Baggeridge Colliery  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/23  1922 - 1925

Contents:
Bye-laws, printed. 1922
Notes on sales of coal and statistics of costs. Jan-June 1925
Notes on geological survey with plan of section of road driven into western boundary fault. 1925

Wolstanton  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/24  1957

Contents:
Papers in case in High Court of Justice, Chancery Division, in matter of mining industry act, 1926.

West Cannock Colliery Co.  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/25  c 1870-1943

Contents:
Reports and balance sheets 1904-1921
Copy list of shareholders, corrected to 22 Oct. 1918. 1916
Reports concerning Board of Trade Enquiry. 1918
Opinion of Mr.C.E.E. Jenkins about the colliery (copy). 1919
Cannock Chase Colliery Co. including:
Wages agreements (Coal owners/representatives of men working in Cannock Chase and Pelsall districts, printed (2). 1935, 1937
Correspondence 1870s-80s, 1940s.
Pamphlets and papers concerning wages board 1930-1936
Notes on machinery with drawings 1896
Papers concerning boundaries of coalfields, bore holes, etc. 1943
List of minimum prices for household coal 1930-1931

Brownhills  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/26  1890-1947

Contents:
Grove Pit Disaster enquiry, including Walsall Observer and South Staffordshire Chronicle 1930 1930
Report 1931
Memorandum of association of William 1890
Harrison Ltd.
Correspondence 1947

Madeley Wood Colliery Co.  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/27  1934

Contents:
Report by Mr. L. Holland

[no title]  D570/28  19th-20th Centuries

Contents:
Volume containing:
Report and other private matter copied while with Mr. A. Sopwith and afterwards including leases, abstracts of accounts, valuation of Hamstead Colliery, notes on working of thick coal in South Staffordshire, visits to collieries, etc. 1896-1940
At front:
Loose papers concerning coal production, miners' wages, etc. 20th cent.

[no title]  D570/29/1  1926-1953

Contents:
Reports on subsidence at County Council Schools
3 notebooks of Mr. L. Holland

[no title]  D570/29/2  1917-1928

Contents:
Notes for Imperial Chemical Industries about coal mines

[no title or date]  D570/29/3

Contents:
1 notebook of Mr. L. Holland

[no title]  D570/29/4  No Date [1920s]

Contents:
Notes on coal beds at various collieries in South Staffordshire and North Worcestershire

[no title]  D570/29/5  1897-8, No Date

Contents:
Mining notes. 3 notebooks

[no title]  D570/30/1  1927

Contents:
Report of cannel coal in Flintshire coalfields for I.C.I.

[no title]  D570/30/2  1933

Contents:
Report on effect on surface due to mining at Moston, South Staffordshire and Worcestershire District (Coal Mines) Scheme

[no title]  D570/30/3  1954, 1956

Contents:
Reports on mining subsidence in South Staffordshire

[no title]  D570/30/4  1940s-1950s

Contents:
Geology notes

[no title]  D570/30/5  1900-1940s

Contents:
Miscellaneous papers and letters including Mr. L. Hollands manager's certificate and photographs of safeworkings committee

[no title]  D570/30/6  1928

Contents:
Report on Coed Talon Collieries, Co. Flint(2)

[no title]  D570/30/7  No Date

Contents:
Price lists of coal
Coed Talon, Co. Flint
Tryddyn, Co. Flint (2)
Bryn, Co. Glamorgan

[no title]  D570/30/8  1915

Contents:
Act for price limitation of coal

[no title]  D570/30/9  1911

Contents:
Coal Mines Act, reprint (missing)

[no title]  D570/30/10  1907

Contents:
The Famine Price of Coal, pr.

[no title]  D570/30/11  1917

Contents:
Instructions of Controller of Coal Mines about the pit price of coal

[no title]  D570/30/12  1864-1912

Contents:
Miners' wages and prices of coal for South Staffs. and East Worcs.

[no title]  D570/30/13  1912

Contents:
Coal Mines (Mininum Wage) Act, South Staffs. and East Worcs. (2)

[no title]  D570/30/14  1920

Contents:
Payment for overtime and weekend work

[no title]  D570/30/15  1924

Contents:
Wages agreement

[no title]  D570/30/16  1920, 1924-5

Contents:
Statistical summary of output and costs

[no title]  D570/30/17  1946

Contents:
Nationalisation of Coal Industry (3)

[no title]  D570/30/18  1930

Contents:
S. Staffs. and Worcestershire District (Coal Mines) Scheme

[no title]  D570/30/19  1923

Contents:
Return of Gross Earnings of, and shifts worked by, all Classes of Colliery Workers

[no title]  D570/30/20  1924

Contents:
Politics and Coal

[no title]  D570/30/21  1921

Contents:
National Board for the Coal Industry. Terms of settlement of dispute

[no title]  D570/30/22  1926

Contents:
Proposed agreement for the regulation of hours and S.Staffs., East Worcs., and West Midlands

[no title]  D570/30/23  1928

Contents:
Statement of the work of the Miners' Permanent Relief Society

[no title]  D570/30/24  1933-34

Contents:
Electric Supply Department: fuel supplies

[no title]  D570/30/25  1950

Contents:
Proving of the North Eastern extension of the Cannock Chase coalfield

[no title]  D570/30/26  1953

Contents:
Notes on mining subsidence in the Cannock area (including plan)

[no title]  D570/31  1923-1957

Contents:
Mines and coal acts, statutory rules and orders, notes on compensation

[no title]  D570/32  1930, 1934, 1938-39, 1941-45

Contents:
Annual Reports of the Secretary for Mines

[no title]  D570/33  1919-1945

Contents:
Pamphlets on coal mines and nationalisation and suggested scheme of reconstruction for coal mining industry

[no title]  D570/34  20th cent

Contents:
Photographs including property where mining subsidence has occurred, e.g. Cheslyn Hay School, Hamstead, Walsall Wood, collieries, etc.

[no title]  D570/35  1920s-30s

Contents:
Reports on coal mines for the Midland Employers Mutual Liability Insurance. Most of the pits are in area from Cos. York to Warwick, but include Cornish Tin Mines, Kent collieries, as well as a few for Scotland.

[no title]  D570/36  1897, 1898, 1902, 1903, 1905, 1924

Contents:
Mr. L. Holland's diaries
For 1897 containing street map of Edinburgh, for 1898, containing notes about collieries in various counties, 1904-1909.

[no title]  D570/37  1926-31, 1938-39, 1945

Contents:
Reports of the Safety in Mines Research Board

[no title]  D570/38/1  1928

Contents:
Empire Forestry Journal, vol.7, No.2. pr.

[no title]  D570/38/2  1935

Contents:
Report on the Demand for Timber in Coal-Mining in England and Wales, pr.

[no title]  D570/38/3  1938

Contents:
Mining Timber in Service, by L. Holland, reprinted from "The Quarterly Journal of Forestry", Jan.

[no title]  D570/39  1901-1947

Contents:
Pamphlets including:
Rules of British Association of Colliery Management 1947
Statutory Rules and Orders, Motor Cars, 1903; Petroleum, 1907.
Roof Control and Conservation of Timber and Steel Supports, 1941
Trials of Steam Turbines for Driving Dynamos, 1901

[no title]  D570/40/1  1924 - 1959

Contents:
Reports of explosions at Maltby Main 1924, and Walton Collieries, Co. York, 1959.

[no title]  D570/40/2  1898 - 1907

Contents:
Home Office Reports: diseases and disasters including outbreak of Ankylostomiasis at Westphalian Colliery District in Germany 1898, 1902-3, and disaster at Courrieres, Pas de Calais, France, 1906-7.

[no title]  D570/40/3  1925, 1927

Contents:
Mines Department: reports on explosions at Kidsgrove and Marme Collieries, Co. Monmouth.

[no title]  D570/40/4  1907

Contents:
Departmental Committee Report on Bobbinite

[no title]  D570/40/5  1902

Contents:
Report on outbreak of Ankylostomiasis (Cornwall)

[no title]  D570/40/6  1898

Contents:
Report on underground fire at Leicestershire

[no title]  D570/41  1895 - 1937

Contents:
Pamphlets including:
Mining at Great Depth 1896
List of mines in Midland and Southern Division 1927
Coventry Colliery 1937
Mineral Resources of South Staffordshire 1895
Iron and Coal Trades Review 1934

[no title]  D570/42  1912 - 1923

Contents:
Pamphlets including:
Causes and Prevention of Miners' Nystagmus 1912
Some Effects of Humid Temperatures and Muscular Exertion upon Colliers. 1923

[no title]  D570/43  1905-1947

Contents:
Pamphlets of Institution of Mining Engineers including:
Working thick coal, Silicosis, Pneumoniconiosis and Dust Suppression in Mines

[no title]  D570/44  1944-1954

Contents:
Pamphlets: Quarterly statistical statements on coal mining

[no title]  D570/45  1920s-30s

Contents:
Reports on coal mining subsidence

[no title]  D570/46  1944-1954

Contents:
National Coal Board, Annual Reports, etc.

Coal Nationalisation Act 1946  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/47/1  No Date

Contents:
Statements of Particulars from District Associations, parts I and II (2 copies of part I)

[no title]  D570/47/2  No Date

Contents:
Proceedings before the Tribunal, vols. I & II

[no title]  D570/47/3  No Date

Contents:
Memorandum concerning Bill and newspaper cuttings on Bill

[no title]  D570/47/4  No Date

Contents:
Coal Industry Nationalisation: Terms of reference for compensation

[no title]  D570/48/1  1939

Contents:
Statistical Review of Coal Industry, pr.

[no title]  D570/48/2  1949

Contents:
Coal Resources of British Commonwealth, pr.

[no title]  D570/48/3  1946

Contents:
World Coal Resources, pr.

[no title]  D570/48/4  1905

Contents:
Final Report of Royal Commission on Coal Supplies

[no title]  D570/49  1910, 1930s

Contents:
Newspaper cuttings, mainly concerning collieries in South Staffordshire

[no title]  D570/50  1905-1947 (with gaps)

Contents:
Offprints from the Transactions of the Institution of Mining Engineers

[no title]  D570/51  1936-1938

Contents:
Reports of the Fuel Research Board

[no title]  D570/52  1903-1910, 1920

Contents:
Home Office Reports: mines and quarries for the Stafford district (No.9)

[no title]  D570/53/1  1946

Contents:
Papers in case in Chancery (Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of Newcastle-under-Lyme v. Wolstanton Ltd.), concerning damages to gas pipes

[no title]  D570/53/2  1935

3 copies

Contents:
Wilkinson et al c. Holditch Mines Ltd. about subsidence at Chesterton

[no title]  D570/53/3  ?1903

Contents:
Case for counsel's opinion concerning Audenshaw Reservoirs, New Moss Colliery v. Manchester Corporation, and House of Lords Appeal from Court of Appeal

[no title]  D570/53/4  1940

Contents:
Fragment: Analysis of Fluctuation in stocks - Holly Bank

[no title]  D570/54  1926-1937

Contents:
Annual Reports of the Railway and Canal Commission

[no title]  D570/55  1950

Contents:
British Association for Advancement of Science:
Birmingham, programme of annual meeting 1950
Birmingham, excursions guide 1950

Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/56/1  1894

Contents:
Handbook for Cannock Chase Manoeuvres containing details of troops, both regular and volunteer; histories of Staffordshire and Mersey Brigades; Standing Orders for Volunteer Infantry Brigade Camp; railway timetables, etc.

[no title]  D570/56/2  1904-5, 1907-8

Contents:
Driving licences of Mr. L. Holland

[no title]  D570/56/3  1932

Contents:
The Handsworth Wood Estates, new houses being built

[no title]  D570/56/4  1953

Contents:
Some special features of the new Swan Village Gas Works

[no title]  D570/56/5  1941

Contents:
Memorandum by Council of the Chartered Surveyors' Institution - Post-war Reconstruction and the Land.

[no title]  D570/56/6  1930

Contents:
British Engineering Industry - Realities and Problems

[no title]  D570/56/7  1939

Contents:
Documents concerning German-Polish Relations and Outbreak of Hostilities between Great Britain and Germany on September 3rd.

[no title]  D570/56/8  1931

Contents:
Report on the Regional Scheme - Midland Joint Town Planning Advisory Council

[no title]  D570/56/9  1905

Contents:
Extract from "DAily Mail": Rate map of England

[no title]  D570/56/10  1929

Contents:
Programme for formal opening of County Mining College, Cannock

[no title]  D570/56/11  1921, 1922

Contents:
Announcements for Unionist meetings at Hamstead Institute

[no title]  D570/56/12  1906

Contents:
Earl of Dudley's Round Oak Works Ltd.: list of prices of steel parts

[no title]  D570/56/13  1918-1936

Contents:
Lichfield Division of Staffordshire Unionist Association: Membership card

[no title]  D570/56/14  1923

Contents:
Programme for presentation of the Memorial to Arthur Sopwith

[no title]  D570/56/15  lost 1953

Contents:
Cutting from Birmingham Post Year Book
Who's Who giving various biographical details about Laurance Holland

[no title]  D570/57  1913

Contents:
Requisitions on behalf of Turkish Admiralty.
1 vol. Instructor Captain H.H. Holland, C.B., R.N., B.A.

Deeds Etc.  [no ref. or date]

Alrewas, copyhold  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/58/1  18 Nov. 1723

Contents:
Messuage and land commonly called a yardland (Geo.Aldridge/Eliz. Chaplain)
Surrender and Admission

[no title]  D570/58/2  22 May 1731

Contents:
Messuage and virgate of land (Chaplain)
Surrender

[no title]  D570/58/3  28 Nov. 1756

Contents:
Messuage and yardland
(Mary Chaplain)
Surrender

[no title]  D570/58/4  27 Nov. 1762

Contents:
Messuage and yardland
(Samuel Chaplain)
Admission

[no title]  D570/58/5  1768-9

Contents:
Accounts concerning expenses for drawing up deeds, getting copies of wills
(Greatorix/Chaplain)

[no title]  D570/58/6  No Date [late 18th c [...]

Contents:
Samuel Chaplain's accounts including servants' wages, court fees, household expenses, etc.

[no title]  D570/58/7  1776, 1781

Contents:
Rent receipts (Chaplain) (2)

[no title]  D570/58/8  1798

Contents:
Account for legal work (Holt/Armishaw)

[no title]  D570/58/9  1769

Contents:
List of debts and accounts (Chaplain/Chaplain)

[no title]  D570/58/10  1768, 1769

Contents:
Two receipts, Samuel Lea and Robert Chaplain

[no title]  D570/58/11  1768

Contents:
Bill of legal charges (Greatorix/Goodwin)

Blithbury p. Mavesyn Ridware  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/59/1  8,9 Oct.1800

Contents:
Moiety of messuage and lands called Little Croft, Two Gilby Fields, Over and Lower Croft, Birchin Croft, Ludgate Field, Half Acres, Rushy Croft, Far Field, Wilford Meadow, Mosley Hurst, Hill Piece, Lea End (Devitt/Webb)
Lease and release

[no title]  D570/59/2  23,29 Sept.1801

Contents:
Property [as above] also messuage and Wall Field, the Pingle, Bentley Hurst, (John Moxon and Elizabeth Devitt)
Marriage settlement

[no title]  D570/59/3  1879

2 copies

Contents:
Schedule of deeds concerning above property, estate of John Holt Moxon (1800-71)

[no title]  D570/60/1  20 Mar. 1706/7

Contents:
Apprenticeship indenture of John Chadburne, apprenticed to John Haywood of Rugeley, Jersey weaver and comber, for 7 years

[no title]  D570/60/2  No Date

Contents:
The Staffordshire Cinematograph Co. Ltd. Front elevation of proposed theatre at Hanley.
Map of Hanley and district with inset of Burslem, taken from Ordnance Survey map.

Wyaston, Co. Derby  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D570/61/1  9 Aug. 1698

Contents:
Messuage and lands called the Croft on the backside, Neather Croft, Tenlands, the Breach, Heyme Riddings, Ailston Holme
(Chaplain/Chaplain)
Feoffment to uses

[no title]  D570/61/2  5 Sept. 1734

Contents:
Will of Thomas Cope, close called Upperfield to nephew George Chatterton

[no title]  D570/61/3  1 Jan. 1740/1

Contents:
Upperfield (Chatterton/Foster), lease for 1 life of 39 years

[no title]  D570/61/4  28 May 1748

Contents:
Appointment of attornies
(Chatterton/Hague, Chatterton)

[no title]  D570/61/5  28, 29 June 1748

Contents:
Upperfield (Chatterton/Watkinson)
Lease and release

[no title]  D570/61/6  24, 25 Mar. 1755

Contents:
Upperfield (Watkinson/Chaplain)
Lease and release

[no title]  D570/61/7  25 Mar. 1755

Contents:
Bond for quiet enjoyment
(Watkinson/Chaplain)

[no title]  D570/61/8  1755

Contents:
Abstract of title of Watkinson, of Upperfield (1682-1748)

[no title]  D570/61/9  14 June 1756

Contents:
Probate of will of Sarah Chaplain

[no title]  D570/61/10  19 Apr. 1762; (14 Mar. 1761)

Contents:
Probate of will of Mary Chaplain, copyhold land in Alrewas; messuage and lands at Wyaston

[no title]  D570/61/11  1 May 1762

Contents:
Memorandum of agreement about letting of estate in Wyaston (Heirs of Mary Chaplain/Foster)

[no title]  D570/61/12  7 May 1756; 11 June 1766

Contents:
Messuage and lands called the Croft on the backside, neather Croft, Tenlands, the Breach, Heyme Riddings, Ailston Holme, (Chaplain/Chaplain), mortgage, ¼ of the property, (Chaplain/Foster), lease for 21 years (2 copies)

[no title]  D570/61/13  3, 4 Aug. 1767

Contents:
¼ of messuage and ½ of Upperfield
(Chaplain/Chadborn)
Lease, release and bond

[no title]  D570/61/14  (1755) 1768; (1761) 1768

Contents:
Copies of wills of Sarah and Mary Chaplain

[no title]  D570/61/15  1 Feb. 1768

Contents:
¼ of messuage, ½ Upper Field
(Chaplain/Ghadborn)
Lease for 99 years or 3 lives

[no title]  D570/61/16  2 Nov. 1768

Contents:
¼ of messuage and lands
(Chaplain/Greatorex)
Articles of agreement re purchase

[no title]  D570/61/17  12, 13 May, 1769

Contents:
Messuage and lands called The Croft on the backside etc. [as above]
(Chaplain/Chadborn)
Lease and release and final agreement

[no title]  D570/61/18  20 May 1769

Contents:
Upper Field
(Chaplain/Chadborn)

[no title]  D570/61/19  21 June 1769

Contents:
Messuage and Upper Field
(Chadborn/Foster)
Lease for 21 years

[no title]  D570/61/20  1778

Contents:
½ messuage and lands (Avarne, Birch, plt.)
Smith, Chadborn, def.)
Final agreement. 2 parts

[no title]  D570/61/21  1799

Contents:
Messuage and lands, redemption of land tax
(John Holt)

[no title]  D570/61/22  10 Feb. 1771

Contents:
Letter to John Chadbourn concerning enclosure of common land at Wyaston

[no title]  D570/61/23  22 Oct. 1767

Contents:
Articles of agreement
(Chaplain/Foster)

[no title]  D570/61/24  3 Apr. 1766

Contents:
Bond relating to mortgage for 35 years
(Chaplain/Chadbourn)

[no title]  D570/61/25  9 Nov. 1773

Contents:
Letter concerning payment of rents
(Chaplain to Chadbourn)

[no title]  D570/61/26  Nov. 1769

Contents:
Final agreement between Chaplain and Avarne

Printed Books  [no ref. or date]

[no title or ref.]  1825 - 1952

Contents:
The Colliery Year Book and Coal Trades Directory 1940, 1941, 1944, 1948-52. 8 vols.
The Young Man's Best Companion, pr. 1825 1825
South Staffordshire Coalfield, pr.
Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain
"South Staffordshire Coalfield" by Beete Jukes, "Report of the Commission concerning Sewage of Towns".
Enclosed: newspaper cuttings about collieries in South Staffordshire and the Cannock Chase Light Railway Scheme, 1888,1913. 1859
South Midland Coal Owners Report of the Mine Rescue Experimental Committee 1910-11
Plan for Coal 1950
National Coal Board, The First Ten Years
City of Birmingham Electric Supply Department 1929
Souvenir History of Foundation and Development of The Mason Science College and of University of Birmingham, 1880-1930 1930
Underground Conveying and Loading of Coal by Mechanical Means 1929
The Colliery Fireman and His Duties
Fourth Empire Mining and Metallurgical Congress (2 parts) 1949
Guide to the Coalfields 1950
The History of the Birmingham Gun-Barrel Proof House 1949
The Fife Coal Company Ltd.
The Story of Shotts
75 years, A Record of Progress, Smiths Stamping Works, Coventry, Smith-Clayton Forge, Lincoln. 1958
Birmingham and Its Regional Setting, A Scientific Survey 1950
City of Birmingham Handbook 1950
Formulae for use in connection with the Valuation of Mineral Properties, etc. 1940

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