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The north-east Wales coalfield stretched from Oswestry in the south to Prestatyn in the north and included mines in Denbighshire, Shropshire and Flintshire.

The Denbighshire part of the coalfield was centred around the parishes of Chirk, Ruabon and Wrexham, formerly heavily industrialised areas with large deposits of iron, coal and clay.

The individual victims may be found ithrough the following External links and Sources.

(What "victims"??? This was a list of collieries)

Blackpark Colliery, Chirk. Article includes a list of tenants and tenements in the township of Brynkinallt, Chirk, Gwernospin, Halton, and Penyclawdd, in 1829. Article in Hel Achau, #106, September 2010, pages 6-11.  Family History Library Ref. 942.93 D25h

External Links


  • Collieries of Denbighshire, G. G Lerry, 1946 a 1968
  • The North Wales Coalfield - a collection of pictures, Ithel Kelly, 1990


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