Peak District Mines Historical Society
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Index to "Mining History" - the PDMHS Bulletin

Index to "Mining History" - Volume 1


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Volume 1 Number 1 - December 1959

  • Editorial -- D. Price and M.E. Smith
  • Chairman's Retiring Report -- William A.S. Sarjeant
  • Inaugural Meeting
  • Secretary's Report
  • Archives
  • Mill Close Mine -- E. Brook
  • Water Grove Mine -- M.E. Smith
  • Lathkill Dale Mine -- J. Rieuwerts

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PDMHS Bulletin Vol. 1 No. 1


Volume 1 Number 2 - May 1960

  • Editorial -- D. Price and M.E. Smith
  • Secretary's Report
  • The Watergrove Mine -- M.E. Smith
  • The Merlin Mine, Eyam Dale -- J.H. Rieuwerts
  • J.W. Puttrell (1869 - 1939) -- A.E. Beet
  • With Speleologists in the Golconda -- J.W. Puttrell
  • Informal Excursion to the Ewden Valley -- Michael E. Smith
  • Excursion to Matlock Bath -- G.H. Workman
  • Ecton Mines and some Problems of Preservation -- J.H. Rieuwerts 

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PDMHS Bulletin Vol. 1 No. 2

Volume 1 Number 3 - October 1960

  • Editorial
  • Secretary's Report
  • Preservation Work at the Ecton Mines, Staffordshire
  • The Mines of Calver, Coombs Dale and Longstone Edge -- J.H. Rieuwerts
  • Recent Developments at the Mandale Mine, Lathkilldale -- D.R. Thornton
  • A Visit to the Great Barmote Court -- J.W. Puttrell
  • The Lead Mines and Soughs of Eyam Edge -- J.H. Rieuwerts
  • The Magpie Sough and Mine -- J. Matthews
  • Some Notes on a Thermal Spring Encountered in the Wragg Mine, Matlock Bath -- D. Toft and J.H. Rieuwerts
  • Mandale Mine Engine House, Lathkill Dale - D. Price
  • The Small Penny Sough - M.E. Smith
  • Some Terms used by the Lead Miners of Derbyshire, Part 1

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PDMHS Bulletin Vol. 1 No. 3

Volume 1 Number 4 - May 1961

  • Editorial
  • Secretary's Report
  • Derbyshire Speleological Congress, 1960 -- J.A. Robey
  • A Short Survey of the Problem of Ore Genesis through the Ages -- D.P. Jefferson
  • Connections between the Pioneers of Civil Engineering and Mining Practice -- J.H. Rieuwerts
  • The Water Grove Chimney: an attempt that failed -- W.A.S. Sarjeant
  • The Drainage of the Victory and Burnt Heath Mines -- M.E. Smith
  • Discoveries at Ashley Hay Lead Mines near Wirksworth, Derbyshire -- A. Ankers
  • The Warm Springs of Matlock - an extract of a Paper by Thos. Short, M.D.
  • Comments on an Extract from a Paper by Thos. Short, M.D., 1733 -- W.A.S. Sarjeant
  • The Matlock Thermal Springs - some further Investigations -- J.H. Rieuwerts
  • Agricola and the History of the Derbyshire Mines -- T.D. Ford
  • Recollections of a Descent of the Cart Gate of the Odin Mine, Castleton -- H.E. Chatburn
  • The Development of Middleton Dale, Derbyshire -- D.P. Jefferson
  • A Report on a Preliminary Meeting of the Proposed Derbyshire Natural History Trust -- M.E. Smith and R.N. Tune
  • Discussion
  • Glossary. Part 2 

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PDMHS Bulletin Vol. 1 No. 4

Volume 1 Number 5 - October 1961

  • Editorial
  • Secretary's Report
  • Recent Studies of Mineral Distribution in Derbyshire and their Significance -- T.D. Ford
  • Winster Sough -- Nellie Kirkham
  • The Mines North-West of Monyash, Derbyshire. Part 1: The Chapel Dale Mine and Level -- J.A. Robey
  • Description of the Famous Copper-Mine belonging to his Grace the Duke of Devonshire at Ecton-Hill in the County of Stafford -- W. Efford
  • The Old Coal Mines and Works of Ringinglow, Sheffield -- J. Matthews and D. Price
  • The Matlock Thermal Springs. Further Investigations 2 -- M. Woodward
  • Further Notes on "Croil" -- W.A.S. Sarjeant
  • Glossary. Part 3 

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PDMHS Bulletin Vol. 1 No. 5

Volume 1 Number 6 - May 1962

  • Editorial
  • Tearsal and Dalefield Soughs, Wensley -- Nellie Kirkham
  • Lead "Boom"
  • The Odin Mine, Castleton -- Michael E. Smith
  • The Seedlow Lead Mine, 1764 to 1771 -- Robert Thornhill
  • The Mines North West of Monyash, Derbyshire. Part 2: Ancient Mining in the Area -- John A. Robey
  • Dale Mine, North Staffordshire
  • Lindal Moor Iron Mines, Cumberland -- Michael R. Bell
  • Peakland Mining
  • Gypsum in Derbyshire -- William A.S. Sarjeant 

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PDMHS Bulletin Vol. 1 no. 6

Volume 1 Number 7 - October 1962

  • Long Cliff Mine, Castleton, Derbyshire -- Trevor D. Ford
  • Yatestoop Sough -- Nellie Kirkham
  • The Surface Remains on Dirtlow Rake -- Henry E. Chatburn
  • White Watson - Pioneer Derbyshire Geologist -- Trevor D. Ford
  • Extract from "General View of the Agriculture and Minerals of Derbyshire", Volume 1 -- J. Farey 

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Bulletin 1-7

PDMHS Bulletin Vol. 1 No. 7