New Fancy Colliery at The Barracks, Moseley Green.
Peter Essex added: "... A man in a boater popping up in old photos is one of the great Forest mysteries. This one could be identical with the boatered gent who appears for example in photos on pages 2 and 34 of 'A Glance back at Lydney'. But why is this apparition now seen lurking half way from Parkend to Cinderford?".
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