COLLIERIES OF THE NORTH STAFFS COALFIELD (I)

All National Grid references shown thus G.R.999666

IVYHOUSE. G.R. 895 473. app.
About the year 1820 the water supply for Hanley and Burslem was supplied by John Smith ( died 1840), a colliery owner. The water was pumped from abandoned coal pits between Ivy House Mill and Dresden Mill. This enterprise was sold out to the Staffordshire Potteries Water Board after 1849.
Slater's Directory 1851.
Ivy House colliery. Richard and William Jennings.
William Heath manager.
1869 Ivyhouse and Northwood Mining Co.
N.S.I.M.M.E.
William Bridgett, Ivyhouse colliery, Stoke. Elected 1874.
Albert Pearson 1874.
Shown on O.S. as a large colliery, four shafts, just south south east of the Cauldon canal bridge on Bucknall Road. Extensive spoil heaps between the Caulden canal and Leek New Road.
Still working in 1898 as in that year an explosion killed three men who were buried in Bucknall churchyard.
Cat Ab Mine Plans 1929.
Ivyhouse and Waterloo 9314 coal, Rowhurst. Abandoned 1855.
12S.W. 1926 G. 7. 8. H 8. 9.
Ivyhouse 9312 Coal, Winghay ab. 1855, Rowhurst ab. 1874, Four feet and Burnwood ab. 1875.
12 S.W. 1926 G 8.9. H 8.9.
Ivyhouse and Botteslow 9313 Coal, Rowhurst ab. 1872.
12S.W. 1926 G 8. 9. H 8. 9. 18 N.W.1925 A 7. 8. 9. B 7. 8. 9.
Ivyhouse and Botteslow 1929 Coal, Ash or Rowhurst ab. July 1886.
12 S.W. 1926 G 8. 9. H 8. 9. 18 N.W. 1925 A 7. 8. B 7. 8.

IPSTONES.
1869 Plant and Co. 1896 Henry Johnson and Co., Ipstones, S-on-T.
Ironstone. 5u/g, 4 a/g.

IPSTONES PARK.
1880 Southall and Co.
Cat Ab Mine Plans 1929.
Ipstones Park 2676 Coal, Thin. Ironstone Brown Hydrate ab. 16 Sept 1891.
13 S.E.1925 B 5. 6. 7. C 6.
1908 John Hargreaves, Buxton.
Manager Thomas Beardmore.
Standing.

INDEPENDENT PIT.
(See Leycett section.)

INSTITUTE PIT. (See Norton Colliery.)
1896 Chatterley Whitfield Collieries Ltd,. Tunstall.
Manager E. B. Wain, undermanager William L. Hobbs.
517 u/g, 129 a/g.
Coal, Cockshead, Bullhurst.

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