TitleBrodsworth Main Colliery Company Limited
AdminHistoryBrodsworth Main Colliery was located at Pickburn, Doncaster. Brodsworth Main Colliery Company Limited was formed to sink the colliery which was jointly financed by the Staveley Coal and Iron Company and the Hickleton Main Colliery Company with a capital of £300,000.

The first sod was cut in 1905 and Nos. 1 and 2 shafts were sunk in 1907 to the Barnsley seam. In 1920 these shafts were deepened to the Parkgate seam and in 1923 a third shaft was sunk to the Barnsley seam. The Parkgate seam was closed in 1927 but reopened in 1935.

Brodsworth Main Colliery Company Limited later became part of Doncaster Amalgamated Collieries Limited.

(Source: Warwick Taylor, South Yorkshire Pits, Wharncliffe Books: 2001, pp.91-92)
DescriptionCopies of leases, 1905 - 1935 (COAL/DAC/1/1)

Tonnage books, 1907 - 1948 (COAL/DAC/1/2)

Enginewright's report books, 1911 - 1955 (COAL/DAC/1/3)

Agent's and Group Manager's scores (daily output) books, 1950 - 1966 (COAL/DAC/1/4)

Summary daily output books for all seams, 1937 - 1960 (COAL/DAC/1/5)

Weekly cost books, 1918 - 1928 (COAL/DAC/1/6)

Staff provident scheme, rules, 1938 (COAL/DAC/1/7)
Date1905 - 1966
Extent78 items
RelatedMaterialFor records relating to drainage at Brodsworth Main Colliery, 1929 - 1938 see: NCB 1823 - 1824.

For other records relating to Brodsworth Colliery post-1947 see: BCC.
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