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Rotherham and District Collieries Association

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1926 - October. Formed as a joint organisation for the sale of the coal which it produced. The United Steel Companies, John Brown and Co and the Dalton Main Collieries were joint partners in the association.[1]

The scheme embraced eight collieries:

1926 - November. Mr H. A. Wright who had for some years been in charge of the Dalton Main Collieries' coal-selling arrangements, became the general manager of the new association, and the office was at 18, Tree Root-walk, Sheffield.[2]

1926 November. The Tinsley Park Colliery Co became part of the Association. Mr J. Hazel, secretary of Tinsley Park Colliery Co was appointed director and secretary of the Association.[3]

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