THE OGMORE VALLEY

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Stories

Coal Mining

Mary Shaft

Like the Catherine Pit and the Anne Pit, The Mary Pit was named after one of Sir William Lewis’s daughters. It was sunk only to

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Coal Mining

Catherine Shaft

The Catherine shaft, named after one of Sir William Thomas’s three daughters was sunk in 1909 by the Lewis Merthyr Consolidated Collieries Ltd. Sir William

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Coal Mining

Anne Shaft

The Anne shaft, named after one of Sir William Thomas’s three daughters was sunk in 1909 by the Lewis Merthyr Consolidated Collieries Ltd. Sir William

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Community

The Federation Stone

To understand fully just why the “Federation Stone”, a seemingly innocuous if somewhat large piece of sandstone was wrested from its mountain home for many

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