Announcement Date: October 22, 2016

INDOOR – Members met for the Autumn General Meeting at the Festival Hall, Gisburn, Yorkshire.

Following the sale of books and a buffet lunch, the formal part of the meeting heard reports from the officers and various other items of business. Following this a number of presentations were made by members:

  • Ron Callender – an introduction to Gold washing and demonstration of same.
  • James  Cleland – Metallurgy of a sample from Maidens Cross colliery (complete with hand-out)
  • Graham Topping – Clayton Mitchell, Grime Bridge Collieries, The early Years (1978-1987)
  • Graham Topping – An interview with Rodney Mitchell
  • David Kitching – Norberry Engine House, Hazel Grove