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

 Catalogue of the Box “Derbyshire D83”

This box contains a series of folders belonging to the “Preservation Study Group”. There does not appear to be any paper in these files later in date than c1985.

1.

Preservation Study Group – Establishing Museum.
Contains correspondence between James H. Rieuwerts and Derbyshire County Council regarding the establishment of a mining museum. Dated December 1971.

2.

Preservation Study Group – Romano-British Smelting Hearth, Hazlewood.
File of correspondence regarding the excavation, lifting, post-excavation research and preservation of the hearth. Dated 1973 to 1974.

3.

Preservation Study Group – Projects General
File of correspondence regarding various projects and conservation issues. Dated 1953 to 1985.

4.

Preservation Study Group – Projects – Magpie Mine (Including artefacts preserved there).
File of correspondence regarding Magpie Mine and its preservation. (also includes other material). Dated 1969 to 1977.

5.

Preservation Study Group – Historical Enquiries.
File of correspondence. Dated 1973 to 1974.

6.

Preservation Study Group – Town and Country Planning – Comments etc. on Planning Applications.
File of correspondence etc. regarding planning matters. Dated 1974 to 1986.

7.

Preservation Study Group – Projects – Shaft capping.
File of correspondence re shaft capping. Dated 1973 to 1985.

8.

Preservation Study Group – Projects – Watergrove Chimney, Foolow.
File of correspondence. Dated 1959 to 1960.

9.

Preservation Study Group – Projects – New Engine Mine, Eyam.
File of correspondence relating to the partial demolition of the chimney at New Engine Mine. Dated 1970 to 1972.

10.

Preservation Study Group – Projects – Goodluck Mine.
File of correspondence re Goodluck Mine. Dated 1972 to 1972.

11.

Preservation Study Group – Projects – Lathkilldale.
File of correspondence. Dated 1960 to 1980.

12.

Preservation Study Group – Policy and Administration – The Red Book.
File of correspondence principally concerned with listing of sites for preservation purposes – but also includes other material relating to the Red Book. Dated 1966 to 1968.

13.

Preservation Study Group – Policy and Administration – General.
File of correspondence on many different matters. Dated 1962 to 1980.

14.

Preservation Study Group – Projects – Ball Eye Mine.
File of correspondence relating to gas in Founterabbey Mine, Via Gellia. Dated 1977.

15.

Preservation Study Group – Projects – Tansley Dale.
File of correspondence relating to work on shafts in Tansley Dale on land managed by the Nature Conservancy Council. Dated 1978 to 1980.

16.

Preservation Study Group – Town and Country Planning – County Treasures Survey.
File of correspondence. Dated 1972 to 1978.

17. Loose Map showing boundaries of a proposed mineral extraction and other notes on areas. Bonsall Moor. n.d.