Glasshouse

Sentinel 4th Oct 1954 (late p5)
Mr D Alexander ex-under manager at Silverdale, was presented with a barometer and a clock, following his appointment as manager at Glasshouse and Apedale collieries.

Sentinel 18th Oct1954 (late p8)
Photograph of a presentation to a miner from Apedale and Glasshouse colliery those in the picture are Mr J Bull now the manager at Parkhouse, a Mr F Fryer and Mr R Riley.

Evening Sentinel. February 13th 1956. Late Page 8
Photograph of Glass House, colliery Chesterton, Long service awards at their annual social evening at the Miners Institute, Red Street, in the photograph are Mr. H. Lockett, (Sec’ of North Staffordshire N.U.M.) Mr. L.W. Fletcher, Group Manager and Mr. D. Alexander, Colliery Manager.

Sentinel 23rd April 1956 Late Page 10
North Staffs Miner- Boxers Reach Finals, Photographs Ernest Ball age 21 Victoria Colliery. Eddie Edwards age 24 Glasshouse Colliery. Harold Brown age 19 Chatterley Whitfield Colliery

Evening Sentinel. June 15th 1956 Late Page 8.
Last week Glasshouse colliery set an all time record output, the colliery produced 889 tons, this was the pits best achievement since the pre Christmas “bull” week of 1955, when 876 tons, was achieved.

Evening Sentinel. April 18th 1959. Late. Page 5.
Photograph of Mr. L.W. Fletcher, No. 3 group Manager of North Staffordshire Area of the N.C.B. presenting the Safety Shield to Mr. L.S. Jones, Manager of Glasshouse colliery, Chesterton, last night.

Evening Sentinel. December 12th 1959. Late. Page 5.
Photograph of Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Rowley, of Audley, who celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary on Monday, Mr. Rowley who is 69, works at Glasshouse colliery, and has been employed there for the past 35 years.

Evening Sentinel December 12th 1960. Late. Page 9.
"Silverdale colliery is not closing official" A N.C.B. Spokesman emphatically scotched all rumours that Silverdale colliery is to close, but a small colliery drift mine, the Glasshouse, Chesterton, is to close on December 31st

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