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Index to "Mining History" - the PDMHS Bulletin

Index to "Mining History" - Volume 12

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Volume 12 Number 1 - Summer 1993


Minerals of the Peak District. A joint publication of Rockbottom Publications and the Peak District Mines Historical Society forming issue 13 of the UK Journal of Mines and Minerals and Vol. 12 no. 1 of the Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society.

  • Origin of the Peak District Orefield -- D.G. Quirk
  • Minerals of the Peak District of Derbyshire -- T.D. Ford, W.A.S. Sarjeant and M.E. Smith

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Volume 12 Number 2 - Winter 1993

  • Stamp Mills at the Ashanti Mine, Ghana -- Nick Laffoley and Colin Laidler
  • Mining on Sark - The French Connection -- Nick Laffoley
  • An Agreement to Mine Copper in Jersey -- Nick Laffoley
  • The Medieval Silver-Lead Miner -- Peter Claughton
  • Lead Mines and Trials in Glen Auldyn, Isle of Man -- M. Dobson and D.B. Hollis
  • Trouble and Strife: The Wirksworth Lead Industry in the mid-17th. Century -- R. Slack
  • Bole Hill, Sheldon: Evidence of Ironmaking -- D.V. Quayle
  • The Buildings and Equipment used at Pennerley Mine, Shropshire, in the late 19th. Century -- Ivor J. Brown
  • Elias Pedley, a Castleton Lead Miner and his Contribution in Early Geological Thought -- J.H. Rieuwerts
  • Description of a Shaft and Workings at Mooresfield, Winster -- G. Hardy
  • Mining Relics around Crich in the 1960s -- William A.S. Sarjeant

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Volume 12 Number 3 - Summer 1994

Mining Before Powder: Papers presented at the Georgius Agricola 500th. Anniversary Conference held at Charlotte Mason College, Ambleside, Cumbria, on 25-27th. March 1994. Organised jointly by the Peak District Mines Historical Society and the Historical Metallurgy Society. Edited by Trevor D. Ford and Lynn Willies.

  • Foreword by Conference Organisers -- David Cranstone and Lynn Willies
  • Firesetting Technology -- Lynn Willies
  • Drawing Ancient Mines -- Brenda Craddock
  • Excavating Mines (Copa Hill, Chinflon, Kestel) -- Phil Andrews
  • Neolithic Mining Landscape at Cissbury, Sussex -- David Field
  • Hammer Stones from Ecton Copper Mine -- Graeme Guilbert
  • Notes on Stone Hammers -- Brenda Craddock
  • Bronze Age Mines of the Great Orme -- Andrew Lewis
  • Early Mining Leats and Ponds in Wales -- David Bick
  • Dolaucothi Revisited -- Barry C. Burnham
  • Hushing Leats at Cwmystwyth -- Stephen Hughes
  • Silver-Lead: Technological Choice in the Devon Mines -- Peter Claughton
  • Lead Mining in the Peak in the 13th. Century -- James H. Rieuwerts
  • Mining Laws of Flintshire and Denbighshire -- Christopher J. Williams
  • Mining without Laws: Weardale under the Moormasters -- Alan Blackburn
  • Tin Stamping and Smelting at Upper Merrivale, Devon -- Tom Greeves
  • 15th. Century Mining: the Kuttenberger Kanzionale -- Trevor D. Ford
  • The First Half-Century of the Rod Engine (c1540-1600) -- Graham Hollister-Short
  • Tudor Miners of Coleorton, Leicestershire -- Robert F. Hartley
  • The Dovegang Plot: Legal Preliminaries to Vermuyden's Sough -- Ron Slack
  • The German Miners at Keswick and the Question of Bismuth -- David Bridge
  • Coniston Field Visit -- Ian Matheson
  • Copper Metallurgy at Keswick, 1567-1602 -- Richard Smith
  • Coalmills in Tyne and Wear: Waterwheels for Mine Drainage -- Eric Clavering
  • Evidence for Early Mining in Wales -- Simon Timberlake
  • Early Surface Features of Mining: Towards a Typology -- David Cranstone
  • The Introduction of Powder -- Graham Hollister-Short


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Volume 12 Number 4. - Winter 1994

  • The Sand Mines of Nottingham - Tony Waltham
  • Smelting Mills in the Upper Dove Valley - John A. Robey
  • More on the Ecton Hammer-Stones - Graeme Guilbert
  • Preservation of Colliery Engines and Headframes - Ivor J. Brown
  • The Throstle Nest Datestone - R. Slack
  • Sir Archibald Grant of Monymusk, Bart. A "Carping Maintainer" and his Derbyshire Agents -- Lynn Willies
  • The Newnam Hearth Furnace - Alan Mutter
  • William Smith's Explanation of the Collier's Dial - J.G.C.M. Fuller
  • Sir Francis, Then and Noew - Harry M. Parker
  • An Eighteenth Century Red Lead Production Record - David G. Edwards
  • The early History of Stoke Sough and Magclough Sough, 1724 to 1738 - J.H. Rieuwerts

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PDMHS Bulletin Vol. 12 No. 4

PDMHS Bulletin Vol. 12 No. 4

Volume 12 Number 5. - Summer 1995

  • Kestel Tin Mine, Turkey: Interim Report 1995 - Lynn Willies
  • A Note on the British Society of Mining Students 1876-1910 - Ivor J. Brown
  • Lead into Gold: The Alchemist's Dream - Bert Webster
  • Ropads, Agricultural Features and Mines on Carsington Pasture - Lynn Willies
  • Back o'th'Edge or Ritheing Lake Mine and May Sough - J.H. Rieuwerts
  • Snailbeach Mine and the Disaster of 1895 - Ivor J. Brown
  • A Visit to Millclose Mine in 1934 - F.C. Ferguson
  • Long Rake Spar Mine, Youlgreave - R.P. Shaw
  • Not-so-Old Mining History: Photographs of Long Rake Spar Mine - W.A.S. Sarjeant

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Volume 12 Number 6. - Winter 1995

  • Early Gold Mining in Japan: The Sado Scrolls -- Trevor D. Ford and Ivor J. Brown
  • The Underground Limestone Workings at Ironbridge -- Ivor J. Brown
  • Winster and the Mill Close Mine Strikes, 1917-19 -- Lynn Willies
  • Letters to the Editor -- Roger Flindall; Ron Slack; M. Howard
  • Letter to the editor
  • A Description of Blackwell "A" Winning Colliery, Alfreton, Derbyshire in 1933 -- F.H. Baker
  • The Ashford Black Marble Works and Cavendish Patronage -- Trevor Brighton
  • Greensward Mine and its Pumps, Monyash, Derbyshire -- R. Buckley and M. Howard
  • Index to Volume 12 (1992-1995) -- David Williams

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PDMHS Bulletin Vol. 12 No. 6