Monday October 8th 2018

David Hardwick, a founder member of the South Gloucestershire Mining History Group (SGMRG), has been researching mining and quarrying in the Bristol area for nearly 30 years.

This illustrated talk will focus on the coal mines in (under!!) and around the Kingswood area of Bristol.

Topics covered will include,;

  • The history of the development of the coalfield
  • The methods used
  • Mine Drainage and pumping engines
  • Coal transportation

At Kingswood Heritage Museum commencing at 7.30 pm.

The admission fee is £3, which includes light refreshments.