1868 – Denaby Main Coal – Advertisement

1868

1868, August 29, Sheffield independent and other newspapers

THE DENABY MAIN COLLIERY COMPANY (LIMITED) 

ON THE SOUTH YORKSHIRE RAILWAY 

Have the pleasure to announce that after Five Year´s successful sinking they have, at a depth of nearly Half a Mile, reached the PURE SILKSTONE SEAM, – a really high-class coal noted for its

HEAT, DURABILITY, CLEANLINESS, LIGHTNESS AND BRIGHTNESS

And are prepared to send wagons to Harvest Lane station (S.Y.R.), via Mexborough; to Wicker station (M.R.), via Swinton; to Park Station (M.S.and L.R.), via Wombwell; or to any Station on any Line; –

1 – BRANCH, STEAM or PICKED HARDS, and LAGGINS for Manufacturers Etc
2 – BEST SCREEN and PICKED SOFTS, for Houses etc. (Red Ash)
3 – SCREENED NUTS (LARGE) OR RIDDLED COBBLES
4- ENGINE SLACK

Orders, by post or otherwise, either for large or small quantities, promptly attended to.

Trustworthy Carters employed to go to any part of Sheffield.

Addresses all letters etc to the Company Representative,

FREDERICK S WHITWORTH, PARKSIDE STATION, EXCHANGE STREET,

Near Victoria Station

N.B. – Net Prices. No Allowances . No Gratuitities

 

1 thought on “1868 – Denaby Main Coal – Advertisement

  1. Peter Lee

    I have a hand drawn illustration of the strata completed in 1868 when the sinking of the shafts was complete and so was the analysis of the minerals down to the Barnsley seam. If any local historian would like to inspect it please get in touch.

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