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Thames Valley Coalfield 1872 Thames Valley Coalfield 1872
(Map / Survey / Public / 989Kb)
Last modified 24/09/2008 16:26:37 by carnkie.
Map East Kent principal borings c. early 1900s Map East Kent principal borings c. early 1900s
(Map / Survey / Public / 110Kb)
Last modified 24/09/2008 16:16:03 by carnkie.
Wheal Basset, W.W. Basset, South Francis-features Wheal Basset, W.W. Basset, South Francis-features
(Map / Survey / Public / 2428Kb)
Last modified 02/05/2008 15:14:54 by carnkie.
Nangiles and County Adit Portal c. 1810 Nangiles and County Adit Portal c. 1810
(Map / Survey / Public / 157Kb)
Last modified 04/03/2008 18:17:38 by carnkie.
1856 Map of the Redruthand Chacewater mineral railway 1856 Map of the Redruthand Chacewater mineral railway
(Map / Survey / Public / 3711Kb)
Last modified 29/12/2007 15:18:47 by carnkie.
Map of the Mining District of the Manor of Tehidy Map of the Mining District of the Manor of Tehidy
(Map / Survey / Public / 122Kb)
Last modified 24/12/2007 13:35:48 by carnkie.
Spargo's 1864 map of mines in Camborne, Redruth area Spargo's 1864 map of mines in Camborne, Redruth area
(Map / Survey / Public / 1290Kb)
Last modified 15/12/2007 13:00:06 by carnkie.
Cross section of lodes Basset Mines and South Carn Brea Cross section of lodes Basset Mines and South Carn Brea
(Map / Survey / Public / 726Kb)
Last modified 12/11/2007 18:17:58 by carnkie.
Carnkie Bal Carnkie Bal
(Map / Survey / Public / 2706Kb)

This is an extract from a plan of Tehidy Manor in 1737. It shows the 15 shafts of the mine which began life around 1500 and ended up as Wheal Basset. Interestingly, a recent archaeological survey of Higher Carnkie (Sharpe 1992: 28) located and named four of these disused shafts, Gigmagouge, Jonathans, Boundsbean and Whealcarn.

Last modified 19/10/2007 15:14:07 by carnkie.

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Australias little Cornwall Australias little Cornwall
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Found this on the web by accident. Quite an interesting little doc especially if your Cornish!

Last modified 11/12/2007 16:46:02 by carnkie.

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General Interest


The discovery of a prehistoric mine in Sussex The discovery of a prehistoric mine in Sussex
(General Interest / Public / 646Kb)
Last modified 29/08/2018 14:07:17 by carnkie.
Fiasco of the Crater Fiasco of the Crater
(General Interest / Public / 3418Kb)
Last modified 25/12/2008 14:40:11 by carnkie.
Coal borings in Kent 1886-1919 Coal borings in Kent 1886-1919
(General Interest / Public / 121Kb)
Last modified 23/09/2008 15:39:35 by carnkie.
The Bushveld Complex The Bushveld Complex
(General Interest / Public / 640Kb)

The Bushveld Complex - possibly the most valuable ore deposit in the world?

Last modified 17/06/2008 16:07:04 by carnkie.
Mining and Mineral Statistics of the UK 1884 Mining and Mineral Statistics of the UK 1884
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Last modified 13/05/2008 22:43:44 by carnkie.
Mines Around St.Agnes West Kitty, Wheal Kitty & Penhalls and Polberro, St. Agnes Mines Around St.Agnes West Kitty, Wheal Kitty & Penhalls and Polberro, St. Agnes
(General Interest / Public / 544Kb)

Acknowledgements.
Thanks to the Trevithick Society and the author for permission to reproduce this article.

Last modified 18/04/2008 13:18:24 by carnkie.
Cornwall's Historic Tin Streams and Mine Sites Under Threat Cornwall's Historic Tin Streams and Mine Sites Under Threat
(General Interest / Public / 214Kb)
Last modified 02/04/2008 13:08:27 by carnkie.
LIST of WORKS and OWNERS treating the REFUSE of DRESSING FLOORS, flowing away from TIN Stream works in Cornwall, 1884. Plus returns. LIST of WORKS and OWNERS treating the REFUSE of DRESSING FLOORS, flowing away from TIN Stream works in Cornwall, 1884. Plus returns.
(General Interest / Public / 201Kb)
Last modified 28/03/2008 14:47:36 by carnkie.
How the camera was used by J. C Burrow How the camera was used by J. C Burrow
(General Interest / Public / 243Kb)

A brief description by Burrow of his technique in taking the underground mining photos of 1893.

Last modified 12/03/2008 14:57:01 by carnkie.
The Cornish diaspora of the 19th century The Cornish diaspora of the 19th century
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Last modified 17/02/2008 12:22:09 by carnkie.
Historical Evidence of Alluvial Tin Streaming in the River Valleys of Camborne, Illogan & Redruth Historical Evidence of Alluvial Tin Streaming in the River Valleys of Camborne, Illogan & Redruth
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Last modified 15/01/2008 14:11:41 by carnkie.
Tin Streaming Tin Streaming
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Last modified 14/01/2008 17:14:25 by carnkie.

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Extract from Hansard regarding radioactive emissions from Capper Pass smelter 1988 Extract from Hansard regarding radioactive emissions from Capper Pass smelter 1988
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 314Kb)

Twelve years later.
RioTinto made a stunning, yet almost un-reported, admission of negligence and liability in poisoning hundreds of people with its Capper Pass tin smelter near the English City of Hull. In June, the company began a process of settlement that according to the Yorkshire Post, a local paper, could open the compensation floodgates for former workers and families who claim their health was blighted by exposure to noxious chemicals.

Last modified 16/10/2008 14:32:02 by carnkie.
Public Health, Redruth, 1853 Public Health, Redruth, 1853
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Public Health Act-a report to the General Board of Health.

Last modified 07/09/2008 17:14:41 by carnkie.
A ‘PROFESSOR’ IN PERU: TREVITHICK AND THE TRANSATLANTIC MIGRATION OF THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION A ‘PROFESSOR’ IN PERU: TREVITHICK AND THE TRANSATLANTIC MIGRATION OF THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 159Kb)
Last modified 04/01/2008 20:53:26 by carnkie.
Cornish Mineral Production Cornish Mineral Production
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 113Kb)
Last modified 31/12/2007 22:54:36 by carnkie.
The Geological and Mineralogical Importance of Cornwall and West Devon’s Former Mines The Geological and Mineralogical Importance of Cornwall and West Devon’s Former Mines
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 54Kb)
Last modified 23/12/2007 13:12:49 by carnkie.
Wealth from the ground Wealth from the ground
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 63Kb)
Last modified 22/12/2007 17:37:52 by carnkie.
The Great Copper Trials (in 19th century Wales) The Great Copper Trials (in 19th century Wales)
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 491Kb)
Last modified 19/12/2007 15:12:19 by carnkie.
Trevithick's Tramway Locomotive South Wales, 1802 Trevithick's Tramway Locomotive South Wales, 1802
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 72Kb)

For anyone interested in early Tramway locos.

Last modified 09/12/2007 17:12:15 by carnkie.
Outbreak of Ankylostomiasis in a Cornish mine Outbreak of Ankylostomiasis in a Cornish mine
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 766Kb)
Last modified 02/12/2007 12:33:16 by carnkie.
Principal Quarries in Cornwall Principal Quarries in Cornwall
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 365Kb)

I've entered thewm into the SW data base.

Last modified 01/12/2007 12:51:42 by carnkie.
Copper deposits in south west England Copper deposits in south west England
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 61Kb)

Provenance of some bronze age artifacts using mainly lead isotope ratios. Quite an interesting article.

Last modified 15/11/2007 16:24:50 by carnkie.
Sources of Tin and the Beginnings of Bronze Metallurgy Sources of Tin and the Beginnings of Bronze Metallurgy
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 1494Kb)
Last modified 12/11/2007 15:21:24 by carnkie.
Mining and smelting around Carnkie Mining and smelting around Carnkie
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 2281Kb)

Please excuse my induldgence. It was an essay I wrote for book that wasn't used but still contains a fair amount of information. Explains the lack of photos.

Last modified 10/11/2007 22:32:33 by carnkie.
Tin deposits and the early history of bronze Tin deposits and the early history of bronze
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Last modified 10/11/2007 21:32:05 by carnkie.
Stats and Mines Stats and Mines
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Ore stats for Cornwall 1845-1913 and list of all mines including grid refs.

Last modified 10/11/2007 16:19:21 by carnkie.
Tin bronze Ireland Tin bronze Ireland
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 153Kb)
Last modified 05/11/2007 13:30:29 by carnkie.
The Profits of Death The Profits of Death
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 394Kb)

A Study of Miners' Phthisis in Cornwall and the Transvaal 1876-1918.

Last modified 02/11/2007 13:02:01 by carnkie.
A deep geothermal exploration well at Eastgate,Weardale, UK A deep geothermal exploration well at Eastgate,Weardale, UK
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 228Kb)
Last modified 27/10/2007 14:02:06 by carnkie.
Mineralogy of bronze age copper ores Mineralogy of bronze age copper ores
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 295Kb)
Last modified 21/10/2007 12:32:49 by carnkie.
The Copper Ore Trade of South West England in the Nineteenth Century The Copper Ore Trade of South West England in the Nineteenth Century
(Other Documents & White Papers / Public / 319Kb)

A subject that isn't delt with very well in the history of mining in the south west. Apologies for the formatting.

Last modified 06/10/2007 13:45:43 by carnkie.
Glossary of Cornish mining terms Glossary of Cornish mining terms
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This is a very shortened version. Forgive the writing on the bottom, I'm on a steep learning curve conerting to PDF files.

Last modified 13/09/2007 14:46:52 by carnkie.

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