Killan Colliery (Dunvant)

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Account Books 1913-1916; Sales Books 1921-1923; Pay Sheets 1923; Bills and Receipts 1916-1917

Administrative / Biographical History

Killan Colliery was sited near Gowerton in the Swansea area. It was a small mine which produced both gas and house coals. By 1913, the Colliery was owned by the Killan Colliery Co. Ltd. However, by 1917, it had been bought by W. W. Holmes & Co. The Colliery was closed in 1925.

Source: Ray Lawrence, The South Wales Coalfield Directory, Vol. 2 (1998 edn), p. 294

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