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Topic: William Currant Parker
Tin Miner

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/07/2019 05:59:24   Subject: William Currant Parker
The following link may help if you've not already seen it...

http://www.dmm.org.uk/colliery/s001.htm#names

Regards Tin Miner
Topic: South Cardiganshire Mining Club
Tin Miner

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/05/2019 16:02:33   Subject: South Cardiganshire Mining Club
Under heading "Author's Preface" you find the following -
Thanks are also extended to the South Cardiganshire Mining Club... etc

So you now know that the group existed... Not looked t
Topic: Red Soil Mine, Derbyshire
Tin Miner

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/03/2019 07:49:32   Subject: Red Soil Mine, Derbyshire
Many thanks for your reply AR. Thought someone would've known about it... I concentrate on Devon's mining history.

I did visit Magpie Mine and stayed over one night some years ago with Les
Topic: Red Soil Mine, Derbyshire
Tin Miner

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/03/2019 00:01:39   Subject: Red Soil Mine, Derbyshire
An interesting little snippet of info I came across whilst looking for other mining related material. Hopefully someone will benefit from it: -

Red Soil Mine, Derbyshire - The Derbyshire
Topic: Tremar Mine
Tin Miner

Forum: South West England   Posted: 03/03/2019 18:09:02   Subject: Tremar Mine
Wheal Tremar Mine: May 14, 1851 -

Dr. To cash on call, 12 March £235.0s.0d
Arrears £21.0s.0d
_________
£256.0s
Topic: Wheal Sophia Copper Mine (mine)
Tin Miner

Forum: South West England   Posted: 27/02/2019 13:17:25   Subject: Wheal Sophia Copper Mine (mine)
Yes Karl Marx.... the stables from that period are still in situ at Greystones Cottage...
Topic: Wheal Sophia Copper Mine (mine)
Tin Miner

Forum: South West England   Posted: 27/02/2019 13:15:45   Subject: Wheal Sophia Copper Mine (mine)
Back in 2004 a hole appeared in the garden of Greystones Cottage, southwest corner of Greystones Quarry, and a few of use, Dave W, Hugh, Trish and myself surveyed it and produced a small report on the
Topic: MBE for services to Cornish Heritage
Tin Miner

Forum: Northern Ireland   Posted: 29/12/2018 00:02:24   Subject: MBE for services to Cornish Heritage
Congratulations to Kevin Baker. MBE. For services to Cornish Mining Heritage and to the community in Ponsanooth and Camborne. (Camborne, Cornwall).

Regards Tin Miner
Topic: Anything interesting around Dartmoor?
Tin Miner

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/11/2018 12:20:36   Subject: Anything interesting around Dartmoor?
Chalcocite wrote - "You're lucky to be able to get onto druids workings. I've heard the owner is a right miserable ******!

The speleologists get a bit funny too when you go in poking aroun
Topic: Anything interesting around Dartmoor?
Tin Miner

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/11/2018 08:20:32   Subject: Anything interesting around Dartmoor?
[quote="Nicho"]Druids: In c1996 the remains of the pump rod were still visible leaning and poking up out of the water-filled shaft. Pity someone couldn't have rescued the top section for preservation!
Topic: Calendar 2019 - Beneficiaries
Tin Miner

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/11/2018 12:23:33   Subject: Calendar 2019 - Beneficiaries
Happy to go with the general consensus - Gloucestershire CRG & Goodluck Mine Preservation Club.
Topic: Hemerdon
Tin Miner

Forum: South West England   Posted: 14/10/2018 07:51:11   Subject: Hemerdon
I heard it was the separation of tin from the tungsten that is the problem... something to do with the floatation process...

Correct me if I'm wrong please... and let us know what the probl
Topic: Bittadon Valley
Tin Miner

Forum: South West England   Posted: 18/08/2018 22:52:44   Subject: Bittadon Valley
Bittadon - The reports I've seen do not indicate any mining... mention of water wheels of 14, 16 and 18 ft. about every half mile for use of paper mills and two flour mills situated along the Bittadon
Topic: Trevellance Mine, Bolingey, Perranporth
Tin Miner

Forum: South West England   Posted: 15/06/2018 19:01:26   Subject: Trevellance Mine, Bolingey, Perranporth
I can only locate the following newspaper article possibly relating to the mine in question: -

A Steam Engine for Sale by Private Contract - For Sale, One 17-inch Cylinder Pumping Engine,
Topic: Loscoe Coal Colliery (mine)
Tin Miner

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/05/2018 23:06:53   Subject: Loscoe Coal Colliery (mine)
On the road Loscoe Grange shown on the 6-inch maps of the NLS there are 10 wells recorded - 6 on the RHS and 4 on the LHS going up from a SW to NE direction

Use the side by side view on the
Topic: South Crofty looking for money!
Tin Miner

Forum: South West England   Posted: 17/05/2018 08:31:43   Subject: South Crofty looking for money!
Think you've hit the nail on the head there mate... was only talking to a friend and he was of the same opinion yesterday as he deals in the buying and selling of shares.

May well have a pu
Topic: Coalburn Mininy Community
Tin Miner

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 04/05/2018 11:26:09   Subject: Coalburn Mininy Community
If you'd like to give the name/s you're researching we maybe able to assist further with your quest... or Private Message (PM) them to me...

Regards Tin Miner
Topic: Coalburn Mininy Community
Tin Miner

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 04/05/2018 09:28:32   Subject: Coalburn Mininy Community
The following links may help if you've not already viewed them...

https://canmore.org.uk/site/130644/coalburn-colliery

https://canmore.org.uk/site/255097/coalburn-bellfield-colli
Topic: Fir Vale Colliery near Catthorpe Chesterfield
Tin Miner

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/05/2018 10:39:27   Subject: Fir Vale Colliery near Catthorpe Chesterfield
Another interesting amount of info of the area -

http://shropshirehistory.com/chesterfield/ch_barlow.htm

Good luck... regards Tin Miner
Topic: Heights Pasture Iron Mine (mine)
Tin Miner

Forum: North East England   Posted: 30/04/2018 23:02:28   Subject: Heights Pasture Iron Mine (mine)
6-inch old map...

https://maps.nls.uk/view/102341578
Topic: William Nasmyth - Coalmaster
Tin Miner

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 29/04/2018 21:28:07   Subject: William Nasmyth - Coalmaster
Small amount of info here...

https://scotlandsplaces.gov.uk/digital-volumes/ordnance-survey-name-books/midlothian-os-name-books-1852-1853/midlothian-volume-39/11

6 persons work h
Topic: William Nasmyth - Coalmaster
Tin Miner

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 29/04/2018 10:33:54   Subject: William Nasmyth - Coalmaster
Hello - Not a great deal in the newspapers of that time... found a couple that may help...

Deaths - At Prestonhall Colliery, on the 13th inst., Mr. William Nasmyth, coal-master there.
Topic: Fir Vale Colliery near Catthorpe Chesterfield
Tin Miner

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/04/2018 16:54:11   Subject: Fir Vale Colliery near Catthorpe Chesterfield
Hello Les - The OS 6-inch map actually states the coal pit/s at Four Lanes as "Cutthorpe Colliery"

https://maps.nls.uk/view/101600451#

Hope all's well with you and family... kind
Topic: Fir Vale Colliery near Catthorpe Chesterfield
Tin Miner

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/04/2018 11:33:38   Subject: Fir Vale Colliery near Catthorpe Chesterfield
Herbert Crookes was born in Chesterfield, and lived a great part of his life in Gluman Gate, Chesterfield. Some years ago, he kept a butcher's shop in Newbould road, Chesterfield, which is now carrie
Topic: Fir Vale Colliery near Catthorpe Chesterfield
Tin Miner

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/04/2018 10:41:09   Subject: Fir Vale Colliery near Catthorpe Chesterfield
Hello Sarah - The following is from the National Archives

BT 31/24799/156824

Description:

Company No: 156824; Cutthorpe Colliery Company Ltd. Incorporated in 1919. D
Topic: Fir Vale Colliery near Catthorpe Chesterfield
Tin Miner

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/04/2018 08:57:13   Subject: Fir Vale Colliery near Catthorpe Chesterfield
Hello Sarah - As written in the Newspaper report of that time...

The Murder near Chesterfield - The Police engaged in investigating the murder of Herbert Crookes, whose body was found in a
Topic: Death of British Mine Owner in 1860 in Chanaral, Chile
Tin Miner

Forum: South America   Posted: 26/04/2018 17:14:55   Subject: Death of British Mine Owner in 1860 in Chanaral, Chile
Hope the following is of some help...

Deaths - On Tuesday, the 20th inst., in his 48th year, Joseph Wass, Esq., of The Green, near Matlock.
Derbyshire Courier - Saturday 31st July 1852
Topic: MJ Extracts
Tin Miner

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/04/2018 17:15:10   Subject: MJ Extracts
In the County Courts the case of Tangye v. Thomas over the sale of shares a Susan Kent the account house woman gave evidence on behalf of the plaintiff.
Royal Cornwall Gazette - Friday 18th Febru
Topic: Cissbury Flint Mine, Sussex
Tin Miner

Forum: South East England   Posted: 16/04/2018 15:59:57   Subject: Cissbury Flint Mine, Sussex
Whilst looking at BNA (British Newspaper Archive) I came across the following - A Romance of Cissbury by Hadrian Allcroft.
Worthing Herald - Saturday 31st March 1923.

A very interestin
Topic: Stancombe mine liverton
Tin Miner

Forum: South West England   Posted: 06/04/2018 05:49:58   Subject: Stancombe mine liverton
Hello - The Brooke Index of Devon is now I believe held at the Records Office at Sowton. I copied out all the Dartmoor parishes when it was held at the West Country Studies Library in the centre of E
Topic: Stancombe mine liverton
Tin Miner

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/04/2018 22:21:16   Subject: Stancombe mine liverton
Stancombe or Stannacombe: - 1880 – 1881
Committee: - ? Richards (1880-1881 & ? Power (1880-1881) Owners
Manager: – Captain W.H. Hosking (1880-1881)
Operations: – This mine was working i
Topic: any history 1820s-30s mining family WYNNE OF ARDTALNAIG SCOTLAND
Tin Miner

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 17/12/2017 13:45:41   Subject: any history 1820s-30s mining family WYNNE OF ARDTALNAIG SCOTLAND
Take a look at the National Library of Scotland maps -

http://maps.nls.uk/os/25inch-england-and-wales/index.html

There's a nice section showing the mine there...

Have
Topic: Appeal for missing caver
Tin Miner

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/12/2017 13:36:28   Subject: Appeal for missing caver
Our paths never crossed that I'm aware of... but from one ex caver to another God Bless you Squirrel and thank you for your input into the caving fraternity.
Topic: Tresavean Mines
Tin Miner

Forum: South West England   Posted: 07/11/2017 21:24:59   Subject: Tresavean Mines
Maybe Stuey or someone who has Dines to hand could take a quick look to see which of the named shafts were whim shafts as that's more likely where the stone that fell from the kibble (large bucket) ki
Topic: Tresavean Mines
Tin Miner

Forum: South West England   Posted: 06/11/2017 23:20:14   Subject: Tresavean Mines
From the Royal Cornwall Gazette - 24th Jan 1845 - Verdict, Accidental death. On Saturday, at Wendron, on the body of Bennett Uren, aged 33 years, who whilst at work on the preceding day in Tresavean M
Topic: DTRG - Tinworking Landscape
Tin Miner

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/11/2017 15:29:14   Subject: DTRG - Tinworking Landscape
The Dartmoor Tinworking Research Group - The collection of papers presented at the DTRG 25th Anniversary conference held at Tavistock in May 2016 have been printed.

The Tinworking Landscape
Topic: July 31st one hundred years ago.
Tin Miner

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/08/2017 18:11:11   Subject: July 31st one hundred years ago.
A very good lecture it is too... Had the pleasure of listening to Rick on the 21st February at Meavy village hall for the Yelverton & District Local History Society. An excellent presentation and well
Topic: Wheal Friendly
Tin Miner

Forum: South West England   Posted: 01/08/2017 22:50:16   Subject: Wheal Friendly
If it's the Wheal Friendly from the St. Agnes area... check out the National Archives -

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r/?_q=wheal+friendly

Regards Tin Miner
Topic: wheal George Rattlebrook Dartmoor
Tin Miner

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/05/2017 14:21:55   Subject: wheal George Rattlebrook Dartmoor
Hello Steve - Wheal George was more than likely never worked even though a wheelpit was built, but the leat to feed the waterwheel was never completed. The site for this is just up from the confluenc
Topic: Cleeves Valley Anthracite Ltd
Tin Miner

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 13/04/2017 17:31:56   Subject: Cleeves Valley Anthracite Ltd
Hello Natalie

Further research of the following may help

http://maps.nls.uk/view/102179774

Topic: Cleeves Valley Anthracite Ltd
Tin Miner

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 12/04/2017 13:09:19   Subject: Cleeves Valley Anthracite Ltd
Have you seen the following

http://cwmammanhistory.co.uk/Amman_Valley_History/pages/Cleeves_Collieries.html

Regards Tin Miner
Topic: BCA insurance, new info required.
Tin Miner

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/12/2016 18:32:38   Subject: BCA insurance, new info required.
The only way forward these days with the younger generation is to take away their bloomin phones... That may well get some new younger blood into underground exploration/caving...
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
Tin Miner

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/11/2016 16:28:46   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
Sorry but you'll have to scrub me from the list as the miserable B'stards at the Royal Oak wont allow dogs...


Was going to come up for the Christmas duration and head up to Snowdon as
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
Tin Miner

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/11/2016 09:57:35   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
Any date arranged yet please... need to book accommodation if a suitable date found...

Regards Tin Miner
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
Tin Miner

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/11/2016 11:11:56   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
Once the date is set in stone... then I maybe able to give an answer... Would need to book accommodation as well

Regards Tin Miner
Topic: Ancient Cornish Mining Deed...
Tin Miner

Forum: Mining Heritage   Posted: 12/11/2016 17:36:09   Subject: Ancient Cornish Mining Deed...
Tin seized by the Navy, intended to be exported from Cornwall to France, contrary to the Ordinance of both Houses.
The Lord Wharton reported, "That the Committee of Lords and Commons at Haberdash
Topic: Ancient Cornish Mining Deed...
Tin Miner

Forum: Mining Heritage   Posted: 12/11/2016 17:26:36   Subject: Ancient Cornish Mining Deed...
A12613 - Indenture of demise, 18 July, 32 Elizabeth, by 'Water' Tregose, of Trewothacke, esquire, and Anne, his wife, to William Reskymer alias Greber, of Merthyn, esquire, of their land, &c. in Trego
Topic: Alasdair "Ali" Neill RIP
Tin Miner

Forum: South West England   Posted: 30/10/2016 19:17:06   Subject: Alasdair
A very sad loss indeed, and to the mining & caving fraternity both home and abroad. I'm sure many who knew him will have very fond memories of trips underground with him.

God bless you Ali
Topic: Wheal Friendship
Tin Miner

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 26/09/2016 23:40:58   Subject: Wheal Friendship
Wheal Friendship Tin & Copper Mine: - In Mary Tavy, near Tavistock, is in clay slate, and worked to a depth of 200 fathoms entirely by water power; for this and the adjoining mine, Wheal Betsy, a fall
Topic: Wheal Friendship
Tin Miner

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 10/09/2016 10:39:39   Subject: Wheal Friendship
Just to add... Greg and I have transcribed the Wheal Betsy & Wheal Friendship record books of which there are 3... the 4th one from the set is missing.

There is a way into the calciners wit
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