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William Hughes & Sons were coalmasters in 1865. [Jones's Mercantile Directory]
W. Hughes and Co., proprietors in 1877.
Described in Kelly's Trade Directory in 1872 as "HUGHES, William & Sons, coal masters, Graveyard Collieries".
1845 Newspaper Sale Notice.
The Wolverhampton Chronicle, April 23, 1845.
The Staffordshire Advertiser, Saturday January 3, 1863.
The Huddersfield Daily Chronical, Tuesday January 163, 1877.
Dando and Co. Pottack mine, Graveyard employing 22 below and 7 above ground in 1908.
Grosvenor Colliery Company Ltd., 1930s.
Pit No.2 closed in 1938 due to flooding, Pit No 3 was exhausted and closed a year later, pit no.1 contiued until at least 1945 and employing fifteen men below and six men above ground, principly a fireclay pit.
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