Goldenhill’s Mining History

Picture of nearby Sneyd Colliery in Burslem

In the Goldenhill area Randle Baddeley was digging coal “in the lane in Oldcott between Broadfield and Gill Bank” in or before 1719, while George Sparrow was working in Colclough Lane at the same time. During the early 1730’s Sparrow was mining “coal cannel, and ironstone” […]