Memoirs 2010

British Mining No. 90 – 50 Years of Mining History – Memoirs 2010

Proceedings of the NMRS 50th Anniversary Conference
1-3 October 2010, Reeth

Papers are:

  • Mining heritage and the Yorkshire Dales National Park (Robert White)
  • The lead industry of Bordley Township (Janis Heward)
  • Lead mines and miners in the 19th century correspondence of the Reeth Poor Law Union (Alan Mills)
  • Lesser-known smelting mills of the West Pennines (Richard Smith and Sam Murphy)
  • A History of mining in Teesdale in the 16th and 17th centuries (William F. Heyes)
  • The Iron-Age (Nidderdale) Project – mining and smelting in Dacre and Darley (Jim Brophy and Gillian Hovell)
  • The Gascoignes and the Garforth miners in the nineteenth century (Alison Henesey)
  • Discoveries at Silver Gill Mine, Caldbeck (Warren Allison)
  • The geology of the central Wales Orefield, the NE extremity, Cwm Nant Ddu to Cwm Bychan (David M.D. James)
  • Chert quarrying in Swaledale and Arkengarthdale (Kay Jackson)
  • Hathorn Davey and Company, Limited, Leeds: manufacturers of mine engines and pumps (Rob Vernon)
  • Mining law in England and Wales: defining boundaries in the landscape (Peter Claughton)
  • The historical development of lead mining in the Wensleydale area to 1830 (Ian M. Spensley)
  • Sources at the Swaledale Museum, Reeth for the study of mining and associated industries (Helen Bainbridge)
  • Decades in Minutes: snapshots of NMRS history from the minutes of General Meetings (Sallie Bassham).

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