The Bannockburn Coal Company
Location 194. Excelsior No 2 Coal Mine.
Group Number 4

Group Members

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No Last Name First Names Maiden Name Relationship Occupation Born Died School Year
1 Robertson William Director
2 Hodson William James Smith Director
3 Crabbe George Director
4 Parcell William Richard (2) Director


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Note Date Short Description Note Text
2354 1917 Amalgamation of the three working mines in Bannockburn.

The owners of the three working mines in Bannockburn decided to amalgamate and form the Bannockburn Coal Company. As a result the only mine to remain open was the Kawarau mine (location #249) in Shepherds Creek. The Excelsior Mine (location #194) was closed down.

2355 c1919 General notes,

The company made an attempt to open up the southern end of the Cairnmuir seam, however nothing came of it.


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