HAINAUT. GILLY. Action, specimen. green, yellow. #60000. Two heavy folds. Formed 1868 as amalgamation of the following Société de Charbonnages - Centre de Gilly; d'Appaumée; de Ransart; du Bois-du-Roi et de Fontenelle Réunis; Houillères de Masse-St-François; Ham-sur-Sambre. Ham was soon given up. Coal had long been mined in the area of these concessions - as early as 1654. 1764 saw an association to develop mining there, expanding in 1785.
Date: 12 December 1920
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