TitleAskern Coal and Iron Company Limited (Askern Colliery)
AdminHistoryAskern Colliery was situated at Askern near Doncaster.

In 1910 a private company was set up to sink and operate a colliery at Askern. The Askern Coal and Iron Company Limited was set up to acquire and develop the mining options at Askern which had been granted to the Don Coal and Iron Company Limited. The colliery was owned by the Askern Coal and Iron Company Limited until nationalisation in 1947.

(Source: Alan Hill, The South Yorkshire Coalfield: a history and development, Tempus: 2001, p.26)
DescriptionCottage rentals (including rents collected for other collieries (Bullcroft and Brodsworth Main), 1940 - 1950 (COAL/ASK/1)

Register of boys, girls and women employed, Askern Main Colliery, 1932 - 1950 (COAL/ASK/2)

Abstract of pit bank machine book, 1940 - 1949 (COAL/ASK/3)
Date1940 - 1950
Extent5 items
RelatedMaterialSheffield City Archives:

Medical examinations book, Askern Colliery, 1964 - 1975 (BCC/17/1/1)

Register of women and young persons employed at coal mines - Askern Main, 1962 - 1982 (BCC/17/1/2-3)

Safety board inspector's report book, Askern Colliery, 1973 - 1975 (BCC/17/1/4)
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