Peak District Mines Historical Society
Promoting and preserving mining heritage
(Registered charity No. 504662)

Index to "Mining History" - the PDMHS Bulletin

Index to "Mining History" - Volume 4

Highlighted items link to a downloadable pdf copy of the article. 

You are welcome to link to these downloadable articles, but note that copyright resides with the individual authors from whom permission MUST be sought should you wish to download the article for anything other than your own personal use.

If in doubt, or you require further details of how to contact the author of any article, please contact the Society for assistance.



Volume 4 Number 1 - March 1969

  • The Quest for a Lost Lead Mine in Leicestershire -- R.J. King and B.A. Ludlam
  • A Manhole Cover for Snake Mine -- N. Gregory
  • Lead-Glazed Roman Pottery Found near Derby -- M. Brassington
  • The Lead Miner of Longstone Church -- R. Thornhill
  • Index to the Mining Records in the Bagshaw Collection in the John Rylands Library, Manchester. Part 3 -- J. Lawson
  • Early Mining Techniques in the Peak District -- J. Robey
  • Charles Henry Millington, 1878 to 1968: An Appreciation -- J. Rieuwerts
  • Mine Fatalities in the Derbyshire Metalliferous Mining Area, 1874-1939 inclusive -- Ivor J. Brown
  • A Survey of Mandale Mine, Lathkilldale -- R. Tune
  • Notes on the Derbyshire Map Surveyed and Produced by Peter Perez Burdett, 1762-1767 -- R.H. Bird
  • Discovery of an Unusual Lime Kiln at Hassop -- N. Gregory
  • The Derbyshire Barmote Courts -- Clarence Daniel
  • Cupola Lead Smelting Sites in Derbyshire, 1737 to 1900 -- Lynn Willies 

Bulletin 4-1

PDMHS Bulletin Vol. 4 No. 1

Volume 4 Number 2 - December 1969

  • The Soughs of Derbyshire Lead Mines - Supplementary List -- J.H. Rieuwerts
  • Lead Mining in the Wirksworth District During the late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries -- F.S. Ottery
  • The Ecton Copper Mines in the Seventeenth Century -- J.A. Robey
  • Ecton Hill - A Study of the Surface Features -- Lindsey Porter
  • Settlingstones - the World's Last Witherite Mine -- F. Brook
  • A Miner's Porringer Found on Longstone Edge -- Clarence Daniel
  • A Note on the Price of Lead, 1730 to 1900 -- Lynn Willies 

Bulletin 4-2

PDMHS Bulletin Vol. 4 No. 2

Volume 4 Number 3 - May 1970

  • Ecton Hill - Part 2 - Underground -- Lindsay Porter
  • Two Lead Smelting Mills in North Staffordshire -- J.A. Robey
  • P.D.M.H.S. Report of a Field Meeting held on Sunday 21st. Septer 1969, at Cromford Meadows, Derbyshire -- Nevil Gregory
  • A Report on the Crich Mining Display -- Nevil Gregory
  • Notes on the Sand Workings in the Doncaster Area -- Ivor J. Brown
  • Supplementary Notes on the Working of Raddle at Micklebring, Rotherham -- Ivor J. Brown
  • Some Archival Sources of Information on Mines -- Harry Pearman 

Bulletin 4-3

     PDMHS Bulletin Vol. 4 No. 3

Volume 4 Number 4 - December 1970

  • The Copper and Lead Mines of the Mixon Area, Staffordshire -- J.A. Robey and L. Porter
  • 'Hand Built' for the Job - An Example of Early Metallurgical Craftsmanship -- S. Murphy
  • A Survey of Ball Eye Mines, Bonsall -- L. Hurt
  • Notes on the Western Elton Mining Field -- R.H. Bird
  • The Mineral Fields of Derbyshire and Cornwall - A Brief Comparison -- Richard H. Bird
  • Magpie Mine and the Garlick Family, 1881 to 1930 -- Ivor J. Brown
  • Regional Geochemical Reconnaissance of the Derbyshire Area (Review) -- Lynn Willies

Bulletin 4-4

PDMHS Bulletin Vol. 4 No. 4

Volume 4 Number 5 - June 1971

  • The Preservation of Mining Remains in the Peak District: Report of Meeting -- P.E. Lunn
  • Copper Smelting in Derbyshire -- J.A. Robey
  • Two Mine Wagons from Alston Moor -- Peter Jackson
  • Richard Niness, Mineral Agent of Warslow in Staffordshire -- Lindsey Porter
  • Bamforth Hole, Stony Middleton -- M.E. Smith
  • A letter about Mill Close Mine in 1918 -- John Millwood
  • Some Adits in the Via Gellia -- A. Smith and T.D. Ford
  • The Introduction of the Cupola to Derbyshire -- Lynn Willies
  • Biographical Notes: Richard Watson, 1737 to 1816 -- Lynn Willies
  • Extracts from the Chesterfield Gazette in 1828 -- S.L. Garlic 

Bulletin 4-5

     PDMHS Bulletin Vol. 4 No. 5

Volume 4 Number 6 - December 1971

  • Some Recent Surface and Underground Observations at Magpie Mine -- N.J.D. Butcher
  • The Recovery of a Steam Engine from Putwell Hill Mine, Monsal Dale -- Steve Thompson
  • The Metalliferous Mines of the Weaver Hills, Staffordshire -- J.A. Robey and L. Porter
  • The Adit Workings on the North Side of the Via Gellia -- R.B. Flindall and A.J. Hayes
  • Some Notes on Underground Photography -- Axel Chatburn 

Bulletin 4-6


PDMHS Bulletin Vol. 4 No. 6