TitleDoncaster Amalgamated Collieries Limited (and predecessors) (Brodsworth, Bullcroft, Firbeck, Hickleton, Markham and Yorkshire Main Collieries)
AdminHistoryDoncaster Amalgamated Collieries was formed on 9 Feb 1937 by the Staveley Group with an authorised capital of £7.75 million. The company comprised Brodsworth Main, Bullcroft Main, Hickleton Main, Markham Main, Yorkshire Main and Firbeck Main Collieries. The company also incorporated the Doncaster Collieries Association Limited which was a buying and selling organisation, previously set up by the Staveley Group.

The company worked the collieries until nationalisation in 1947.

(Source: Alan Hill, The South Yorkshire Coalfield: a history and development, Tempus: 2001, p.28)
DescriptionBrodsworth Main Colliery Company Limited, 1905 - 1966 (COAL/DAC/1)

Bullcroft Main Collieries Limited, 1912 - 1949 (COAL/DAC/2)

Firbeck Main Collieries Limited, 1914 - 1947 (COAL/DAC/3)

Hickleton Main Colliery Company Limited, 1896 - 1951 (COAL/DAC/4)

Markham Main Colliery Company Limited, 1916 - 1947 (COAL/DAC/5)

Yorkshire Main Colliery Company, 1912 - [1940s] (COAL/DAC/6)

Doncaster Collieries Association Limited, 1930 - 1957 (COAL/DAC/7)

Doncaster Colliery Sales Limited, 1948 - 1954 (COAL/DAC/8)

Doncaster Amalgamated Collieries Limited, 1903 - 1954 (COAL/DAC/9)
Date1896 - 1966
Extent690 items
RelatedMaterialSheffield City Archives:

Cottage rentals for Bullcroft and Brodsworth Main Collieries, 1940 - 1950 (COAL/ASK/1)

For records relating to Brodsworth Main, Bullcroft Main, Firbeck Main, Hickleton Main, Markham Main and Yorkshire Main collieries post-1947 see the National Coal Board collection (BCC).
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