Records of Glencairn Coal Co Ltd, coal masters, Longniddry, East Lothian, Scotland

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  • File concerning correspondence and other papers concerning valuation and claim for compensation with statistics (1940-1946) required by the Scottish District Valuation Board 1947-1950

Administrative / Biographical History

Glencairn Coal Co Ltd operated a colliery at Longniddry, East Lothian, Scotland, in the first half of the twentieth century  . The company was nationalised as part of the National Coal Board in 1947  under the terms of the Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946 and operated under the name Glencairn Coal Co Ltd until at least 1950  .


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