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of Chanters and Howe Bridge Collieries, Atherton
1776 The first colliery was sunk by John Fletcher
1860 Worked by the Fletcher family until 1860, when John Burrows joined the firm
1888 One locomotive (0-4-0) reported to have been built. 
1892 Registered as a limited company.
1927 See Aberconway Chapter VII for information on the company and its history