Who managed what mines? (General)

by Adelebrain2021, Tuesday, December 28, 2021, 16:19 (222 days ago)

Would anyone have any information on where I can find a list of mine managers from the Forest of Dean? My x4 great grandfather (Albert Cooper) was a mine and colliery manager in 1926. He lived at Viney Hill, west Dean (lydney).

Who managed what mines?

by shepway @, Wednesday, December 29, 2021, 15:24 (221 days ago) @ Adelebrain2021

The following site may be helpful: Forest of Dean Coalmining

Who managed what mines?

by obscurasky @, Monday, January 03, 2022, 01:36 (217 days ago) @ Adelebrain2021

I have some information about a William Cooper (d1895), who I came across during some research a few years ago. He was manager of Standfast Pit in Parkend, and a shareholder in Parkend Colliery. Is he a relative of your Albert Cooper?

Rgds, Alan.

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