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Index to "Mining History" - Volume 13

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"Mining History" Volume 13 Number 1 - Summer 1996

  • Editorial: Mining History
  • Pleasley Pit, 1871-1983: Coalfield and Heritage Regeneration Project -- Lynn Willies and Robert Metcalfe
  • The use of Firesetting in the Granite Quarries of South India -- Paul T. Craddock
  • The Oldest Artefact of Lead in the Peak: New Evidence from Mam Tor -- Graeme Guilbert
  • The History, Productivity and Mineralogy of Snelston Mine, Ashbourne, Derbyshire -- Philip S. Jackman
  • The Lea Lead Smelter in 1936 -- F.H. Baker
  • One Fourth the Whole of Virginia -- Lynn Willies
  • The Pithead Baths at Kemberton Colliery -- Ivor J. Brown
  • A Cast Iron Hand Pump in Winster Sough -- Lynn Willies, John Wilmot and Tony Wood
  • Millclose Mine Strikes - Postscript -- Lynn Willies
  • John Gell and the Miners: Legal struggles over Tithes of Lead Ore in Early 17th. Century Derbyshire -- Ron Slack
  • An Ashover Lead Mining Tithe Dispute of the 17th. Century -- S.R. Band
  • Modern Stone Tools -- Terry Worthington and Brenda Craddock
  • Letter to the Editor: "B" Winning Coke Ovens -- David G. Edwards

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"Mining History" Volume 13 Number 2 - Winter 1996

The Archaeology of Mining and Metallurgy in South-West Britain. Papers presented at the conference held at Seale-Hayne College, Newton Abbot, Devon, on the 12th. to 14th. April, 1996, organised jointly by the Peak District Mines Historical Society and the Historical Metallurgy Society. Conference Organiser and Editor: Philip Newman.

  • The Quarried Face: Evidence from Dorset's Cliffstone Quarries -- Peter Stanier
  • Iron Ropes for the Cornish Mines -- John E. Morgan
  • The Collieries of North Somerset -- Shane Gould
  • Ironworking in the Blackdown Hills: Results of a Recent Survey -- Frances Griffith and Peter Weddell
  • The Lumburn Leat - Evidence for new Pumping Technology at Bere Ferrers in the 15th. Century -- Peter Claughton
  • The De Lank Granite Quarry -- Peter Stanier
  • Ancient Mining on Mendip, Somerset: A Preliminary Report on Recent Work -- Malcolm Todd
  • The Beginnings of Metallurgy in South-West Britain: Hypotheses and Evidence -- Brenda Craddock and Paul T. Craddock
  • Mapping the Mines and Streamworks of Bodmin Moor -- Peter Herring
  • The Early South-West Tin Industry: An Archaeological View -- Sandy Gerrard
  • Tin Smelting in Devon in the 18th. and 19th. Centuries -- Tom Greeves
  • An Analysis of the Processes for Smelting Tin -- Richard Smith
  • The Conservation and Management of the Industrial Landscape within Dartmoor National Park -- Deborah Griffiths
  • The Copper Slag Blocks of Hayle, Cornwall: Remains of the late 18th. Century Industry -- John Ferguson
  • A Survey of Engine Houses on the Mines of South Devon -- Richard W. Nance and R. Damian Nance
  • Engine Houses in South-West Britain -- Kenneth Brown
  • Investigation and Management of Industrial Sites within Exmoor National Park -- Veryan Heal
  • Safety, Presentation and Management of Disused Mines - Adam Sharpe
  • Recording the Iron Mines of Exmoor -- Robert Wilson-North
  • Recording the Tinworks of Dartmoor Forest -- Philip Newman
  • Tin Ingots from Bigbury Bay, South Devon -- Aileen Fox
  • Digging Back in Time: An Adit Clearance Project at Polgooth, Cornwall -- K.D. Russ and R.F. Moreton
  • Quarr Houses on the Isle of Purbeck, Dorset -- Jill Phillips
  • Kelly Mine: The First Ten Years -- Peter Roberts


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"Mining History" Volume 13 Number 3 - Summer 1997

  • Roman Mining at Rio Tinto, Huelva, Spain. Appendix: The 1981 Archaeological Survey at Rio Tinto -- Lynn Willies
  • The Origins of the Peak District Mines Historical Society. Dedicated to the Memory of Michael Eric Smith (1941-96) -- J.H. Rieuwerts
  • Michael Eric Smith (1941 to 1996) Reminiscences of a Friendship -- W.A.S. Sarjeant
  • The Search for the Coalbrookdale Coalfield's last Horse Gin -- Ivor J. Brown
  • Low Technology Zinc Mining in the South West of China -- Paul Craddock
  • Mystery Photograph
  • Surface Remains of the New Venture Lead Mine, Bradwell Moor, Derbyshire -- Chris Heathcote
  • The Connection of James Hall's Over Engine Mine to Peak and Speedwell Cavern -- D.A. Nixon and D. Warriner
  • Sir John Gell and the Derbyshire Lead Industry during the Civil War -- R. Slack
  • Pyrite Mining and Sulphur Production at Xingwen, China -- Tony Waltham

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"Mining History" Volume 13 Number 4 - Winter 1997

  • Ironstone Mining in Derbyshire -- Lynn Willies
  • Underground Canals in Shropshire Mines -- Ivor J. Brown
  • Pre-European Gold Mining at Ashanti -- Nick Laffoley and Colin Laidler
  • Early Use of Gunpowder in the Peak District: Stone Quarry Mine and Dutchman's Level, Ecton -- John Barnatt, Jim Rieuwerts and Garth Thomas
  • Relief Carvings at Hallein in the Carolino Augusteum Museum, Salzburg, Austria -- Othmar Schauberger
  • Letter to the Editor: Mystery Photograph -- Mark Higginson
  • Surface Remains of the New Venture Lead Mine, Bradwell Moor, Derbyshire (Part 2) -- Chris Heathcote
  • Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Pits in 1842 -- Lynn Willies
  • Mine Drainage and Water Resources -- Roger James

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"Mining History" Volume 13 Number 5 - Summer 1998

  • Hard Times: A History of the Derbyshire Chert Industry -- Gordon Bowering and Roger Flindall
  • Research and Excavation at a Tin Stamping Site, Cupboard Hill, United Downs, Cornwall -- Anna Lawson Jones and Lynn Willies
  • Letter to the Editor: Ashanti Mining -- David Tew
  • The Upper Nestus Pipes. An Ancient Lead Mine in the Peak District of Derbyshire -- John Barnatt and Jim Rieuwerts
  • A Survey of Surface Features at Fool's Venture Mine, Bonsall Leys, Derbyshire -- Adam Brossler
  • Prehistoric Mining at Ecton, Staffordshire: A Dated Antler Tool and its Context -- John Barnatt and Garth Thomas
  • Ironstone Working in the Coalbrookdale Coalfield, Shropshire -- Ivor J. Brown
  • Observations on "Ironstone Mining in Derbyshire" -- David Williams

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"Mining History" Volume 13 Number 6 - Winter 1998

  • Early Gunpowder Work in Longe or Cromford Sough, Derbyshire, 1662-1663 and 1676-1680 — J.H. Rieuwerts
  • Primitive Mining Tools from Temberlini, near Syama, Mali, West Africa — Nick Laffoley
  • Case History: Aspects of the late 17th. Century Lead Industry in Wirksworth, Derbyshire, Revealed in the Courts — R. Slack
  • Oil and Mining Museums in Texas — Ivor J. Brown
  • Notes on a Spanish Mining Museum at La Union — Trevor D. Ford
  • Ford Mine, near Grindon, North Staffordshire — Lindsey Porter and Len Kirkham
  • Surface Remains of the New Venture Lead Mine, Bradwell Moor, Derbyshire – Part 3 — Chris Heathcote
  • James Watt’s Steam Engine for the Leadhills Mines — Richard L. Hills
  • A Brief Guide to Flotation Technology — James Shelley
  • Early Gold Mining in Japan: More Sado Scrolls — Trevor D. Ford and Ivor J. Brown
  •  Ore Dressing in the Manifold Valley, Staffordshire — Lindsey Porter and Len Kirkham
  • Washing Floors at Winster Pitts, Derbyshire — Lynn Willies
  • Index to Volume 13 — David Williams

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