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Rothes Colliery 30th June 1958

Rothes Colliery 30th June 1958

[visit of Her Majesty the Queen and H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh]

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Published by [s.n.] in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rothes Colliery.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNational Coal Board, Scottish Division.
    ContributionsNational Coal Board. Scottish Division.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18549876M

    Ref: NCB 30/Box /9 — Signing-on book, Hylton Colliery, November - March Ref: NCB 30/Box /10 — Signing-on book, Hylton Colliery, October Ref: NCB 30/Box /21 — Colliery review procedure, Hylton Colliery, April - June 7 June, Pupils Make Tour of Coal Mine. Pupils of Grove Academy, Broughty Ferry, paid a visit to Kinglassie Colliery as part of their study of British coal-mining. They went down the surface mine at the colliery where they saw the latest in mechanical mining at the pit, the scraper-box system in operation.

    Description General view of car circulation hall, Rothes Colliery. Date 8/11/ Collection John R Hume. Catalogue Number SC Category On-line Digital Images. Scope and Content Former Rothes Colliery, Glenrothes, Fife This colliery was designed by the National Coal Board as a showpiece deep pit, and was expected to provide secure employment to a large workforce for many years. This piece was originally published in March On 7 th July, the UK announced it would resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Below is Arron Merat’s update. In , the Court of Appeal judged that ministers at the Department for International Trade (DIT) had illegally signed off licences for arms exports to Saudi Arabia due to a failure to assess the risk to civilians in Yemen.

    The motto of Glenrothes is "Ex terra vis", meaning "Out of the earth, strength", which dates back to the founding of the d in the late s as one of Scotland's first post-second world war new towns its original purpose was to house miners who were to work at a newly established coal mine, the Rothes Colliery.   File photo from July of miners doffing their helmets to Queen Elizabeth II at Rothes Colliery in Fife, where she spent half an hour underground at Kellingley Colliery in June


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Rothes Colliery 30th June 1958 Download PDF EPUB FB2

Production began inbut Rothes never achieved the intended tonnages because of problems with thinning coals, igneous intrusions and excessive ingress of water. Nevertheless, there was great, if misplaced, optimism for the project which was opened by HM Queen Elizabeth II on 30 June Buy Visit of Her Majesty The Queen and H.R.H.

The Duke of Edinburgh to Rothes Colliery on Monday 30th June, With plans and illustrations, including portraits by Elizabeth II (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Elizabeth II.

Description Rothes Colliery. Artist's impression of surface arrangemenet, included in the brochure commemorating the royal visit to the colliery on 30 June Date 30/6/ Catalogue Number SC Category On-line Digital Images. Copy of B PO. Rothes Colliery, Glenrothes, Fife.

Photograph depicting: a collection of photographs showing the visit of H.M. Queen Elizabeth and H.R.H. Prince Philip on their visit to Rothes Colliery on 30 June Note: [Grid references: OSGB NO ; WGS]. WGS84 interpolated from OSGB Date: June 30 Held by.

It was opened amid great optimism by HM Queen Elizabeth II on 30 Juneand was described by Lord Forbes (Minister for State for Scotland) as having a lifespan of years. The new town of Glenrothes was built in anticipation of its longevity, but it became the most spectacular failure of.

Skip to main content. About Places Records Transcribe Contact. Rothes Colliery. On J Prince Philip accompanied the Queen to the Lang Toun. Their trip was primarily so the pair could visit Rothes Colliery in Thornton, after which they travelled the short distance to.

General view of car circulation hall, Rothes Colliery: 8/11/ Item Level: On-line Digital Images: SC Rothes Colliery.

Artist's impression of surface arrangemenet, included in the brochure commemorating the royal visit to the colliery on 30 June 30/6/ Item Level: On-line Digital Images: SC Rothes Colliery roadway, s.

Photograph of narrow roadway at Rothes Colliery. £ Quantity. Add to basket. Category: Mining, Work. Photo ID IMGAAA Institutional Reference: Scottish Mining Museum How can I use it. Available for all permitted uses under our Licence Terms.

When the coal industry was nationalised inthere were collieries in Scotland; now there are none. The last six pits to close were Killoch (), Bilston Glen (), Barony (), Frances (), Monktonhall () & Longannet () Collieries after Nationalisation in Dates in.

An extension to the line, from Rothes to Craigellachie, was opened on 23 December A new line between Elgin and Rothes was opened to freight on 30 December and to passengers on 1 January The Orton line closed on 31 Julyand on 4 November the Elgin to Rothes line was closed to freight and passengers.

NOTES: Rothes was an experimental colliery for which Glenrothes, Scotland's second New Town, was created in to provide housing for the coal miners and their families.

The pit closed in because of unstemmable flooding problems and a decline in coal requirements nationwide. Whether you are a researcher, historian or you simply want to know more about Britain's history, take this fantastic opportunity to search The British Newspaper Archive - a vast treasure trove of historical newspapers from your own home.

Aerial view from East of Rothes Colliery and Thornton. Item Level: Photographs and Off-line Digital Images: B RCAHMS Aerial Photography: Aerial view from West of Rothes Colliery and Thornton. Item Level: Photographs and Off-line Digital Images: B RCAHMS Aerial Photography: Aerial view from South West.

Item Level. Rothes colliery: 50 years on. Rothes Colliery was the first Scottish "superpit" and the reason for building the new town of Glenrothes but closed 50 years ago. On the right stand the winding towers of the ill-fated Rothes Colliery. Trumpeted as one of the new super pits on its opening inthe decision was taken to abandon it four years later due to insurmountable flooding and geological problems.

Remarkably the towers stood for a further 30 years until eventually demolished using explosives in 6. In The Queen put on a mining outfit and went feet underground at Rothes Colliery. Her nickname as a child was Lilibet, this was because she could not pronounce “Elizabeth” properly. Rather than buying new ones, The Queen gets her staff to repair worn-out curtains, bed sheets and carpets.

She does not like to see things. Scran is a UK charity with a learning image service:images, clip art, movies and sounds from museums, galleries, archives and the media; thousands of learning packs; and web tools to create, design, assemble and distribute. Pa / PA ARCHIVE IMAGES Miners doff their helmets at Queen Elizabeth II at Rothes Colliery, Fifeshire, where she made her first descent of a coal mine.

In the Company produced a book containing photos and short biographies of their veteran employees: Part 1 Adams to Laird Part 2 Liddle to Young The book also contains a brief history of the company by Charles Augustus Carlow The Fife Coal Company Limited - The Jubilee Year - By And.

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$ 1 bid. $ shipping. Colliers June 19 -Calico Square Dancing at Wiley's. $ Almost gone.Anderson, John () 1st Viscount Waverley, civil servant Anderson, Robert () Minister of Old Greyfriars Edinburgh Andrews, Charles Freer () Publicist.Glenrothes (listen (help info); / ɡ l ɛ n ˈ r ɒ θ ɪ s /, glen-ROTH-iss; Scots: Glenrothes; Scottish Gaelic: Gleann Rathais) is a town situated in the heart of Fife, in east-central is about 30 miles (48 km) north of Edinburgh and 30 miles (48 km) south of town had a population of 39, in the census, making it the third largest settlement in Fife and the.