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John Lancaster and Co

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of Blaina, Monmouth

1884 The company was registered on 15 February, to take over the business of the firm of the same name, colliery proprietors. [1]

1916 Acquired by Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron and Coal Co[2].

1938 The Six Bells Colliery of John Lancaster and Co and Abertillery were conveyed to Partridge, Jones and John Paton[3].

1947 At nationalisation just over 1,500 men were employed.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, 21 June 1916
  3. Papers in Gwent Record Office [1]