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Flintshire Record Office
Bailey Hill Colliery records

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/DM/531

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Bailey Hill Colliery Company Limited Records

Short Title: Bailey Hill Colliery records

Creation date(s): 1875-1900

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (50 items)

Name of creator(s): Bedford Pits Colliery Company; Bailey Hill Colliery Company


Administrative/Biographical history: The Bailey Hill Colliery Company Limited was based in the parish of Mold, Flintshire, and mined coal, cannel shale and ironstone, in the townships of Mold, Broncoed and Gwernaffield. It was owned by John Woolright, draper, and John Bromfield Williams, coal merchant, of Liverpool, and was formed after the liquidation of their Bedford Pits Colliery Limited in c. 1880. Bailey Hill Colliery Co. Ltd. was liquidated and sold in 1893 and remained with the liquidator, George Henry Hollingsworth, until c. 1900.


Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to Bailey Hill Colliery Company Limited and Bedford Pits Colliery Limited, 1875-1900, including: deeds, 1875-1900; and sale particulars, 1893.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: Data Protection Act restrictions will apply to any items less than 100 years old that contain sensitive personal information as defined by the Act.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Flintshire Record Office.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Accruals are not expected

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The archive eventually reached Messrs Ellis, Sayer and Henderson, solicitors, in Wigan, Lancashire.

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Flintshire Record Office, Schedule of Bailey Hill Colliery Company Limited; Welsh Coal Mines Webpage: Bailey Hill Colliery (, viewed 14 January 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2004

Bailey Hill Colliery Company | Records and correspondence
Bedford Pits Company | Records and correspondence
Coal mines and mining | Wales | Flintshire
Coal mines and mining | Wales | Mold
Deeds | Wales | Mold

Personal names

Corporate names
Bailey Hill Colliery Company
Bedford Pits Colliery Company

Mold (Wales)

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