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2017Coal Mining
February 1, 2017

Leicestershire Coalfield Pages

A number of pages have just been published on the Leicestershire coalfield, with in depth information on over 75% of the NCB collieries there. The information has come from the Geoff Hayes collection in NMRS records, and is similar to that for the Wigan coalfield, which was published a couple…
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2016Publications
December 13, 2016

Index to NMRS publications & Newsletters

Just released - an index to most of the publications and newsletters that we have produced since 1960. The list was compiled by one of our members,  Alasdair Neill, who sadly passed away recently. This massive undertaking, running to over 300 pages of A4, covers over 95% of everything that…
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BM102
2016Memoirs
November 14, 2016

Latest copy of British Mining published

British Mining No 102 Memoirs 2016 Sinkings over the Eastern Boundary Fault of the South Staffordshire Coalfield (Nigel A. Chapman) Mineral working near  Penistone, Yorkshire  Part 1- Coal (John Goodchild) Mineral working near Penistone, Yorkshire  Part 2 - Fireclay, Ganister and other minerals (John Goodchild) Thomas and George Lee: mine…
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BM101
2016Coal Mining
September 29, 2016

Latest monograph published

British Mining No 101 The vocabulary of coal mining in Yorkshire 1250-1850 by George Redmonds The author has made a series of specialised studies into the vocabulary used in various occupations and is an expert in his field. This monograph discusses the terms used in various aspects of coal mining…
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new website
2016
July 8, 2016

New Website Launched

Welcome to the our new website. Here you will find the same content as the previous website, but better arranged and easier to navigate. Not everything is here yet, we are still actively transferring files across and it may be some weeks yet before this process is complete. Why a…
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2015Publications
November 28, 2015

British Mining No 100 Published

2015 marks the publication of British Mining No 100, the latest in a long line of that series. The British Mining series started 40 years ago in 1975 and was the brainchild of Mike Gill, replacing the previous haphazard naming of the Society's publications.
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2015
September 23, 2015

Lancashire Coalfield Pages

Similar to a previous update, we now have a comprehensive coverage of mines in the Lancashire Coalfield, but again there are more to do. We are still looking for some photographs that we could use to further illustrate the pages? Do you have any? If you do please contact us.
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yorkshirecoal
2015
June 12, 2015

Yorkshire Coalfield Pages

A number of pages on the Yorkshire Coalfield have been written with Doncaster area well covered, but much more to do. Do you have a favourite colliery that you would like to write about or do you have some photographs that we could use to further illustrate the pages? If…
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articles
2014
October 19, 2014

Out of Print Memoirs Articles Now Available Online

We have made a number of out of print Memoirs articles available to all online, free of charge. The authors, or their heirs, have kindly allowed us to do this - if you have an article(s) that was published by NMRS and you would be prepared for us to make…
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monograph pdf
2014
September 3, 2014

Out of Print Monographs Now Available Online

We have made the following monographs available to download from the website, more will be added later. Those originally issued in A4 and older formats have been repaginated to A5 size. There is a charge of £5.00 for each of these: ISS1 Springs Wood Level, Starbotton DT Richardson 1966 ISS2…
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