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compendium of British mining, with statistical notices of the principal mines in Cornwall

Joseph Yelloly Watson

compendium of British mining, with statistical notices of the principal mines in Cornwall

to which is added, The history and uses of metals, and a glossary of the terms and usages of mining.

by Joseph Yelloly Watson

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Published by Truro Bookshop in [Truro .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of first edition of 1843, printed in London for private circulation.

The Physical Object
Pagination82, [2]p. ;
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17202596M

There are also Mine Reports for shareholder Issues and various letters. Along with notices and checklists from Mount Wellington Mine during the ’s, in addition some salvaged South Crofty paperwork. Cornish Mining Documents: Dolcoath Mine “The Queen of Cornish Mines”. Mines across Latin America were amongst the first to attract significant Cornish labour away from the British Isles. Having recognised Cornwall as a leader in mining expertise, Latin America had begun to recruit miners from the region by the s and continued to do so until the s.

By the early 19th century, many of Cornwall and west Devon’s mines were huge employers. Despite being an intensive process of hard physical labour in often poor conditions, it was the first choice occupation for most Cornish men and women due to the generally better wages on offer. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Joseph Watson books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

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Compendium of British mining, with statistical notices of the principal mines in Cornwall by Joseph Yelloly Watson Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Compendium of British Mining: With Statistical Notices of the Principal Mines in Cornwall, to Which Is Added, the History and Uses of Metals ( [Joseph Yelloly Watson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. The mining agent Joseph Yelloly Watson () produced this short work for private circulation in The compendium includes descriptions of British mines, mining processes, working conditions and management structures.

It concludes with notes on the history of metal mining, followed by a Author: Joseph Yelloly Watson. Buy A compendium of British mining, with statistical notices of the principal mines in Cornwall; to which is added, the history anduses of metals, and a glossary of the terms and usages of mining by Watson, Joseph Yelloly (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Joseph Yelloly Watson. Introduction; General features of a mine; The system of Cornish mining; The mining district of Gwennap; The district of Camborne and Illogan; Tin and other mines of St Just and St Compendium of British mining The mines of Marazion; The eastern district of Cornwall and Devon; The mines of Cumberland and other counties; The history of metals and their uses; Glossary of the terms used in British mining; List of subscribers.

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A compendium of British mining, with statistical notices of the principal mines in Cornwall; to which is added. The history and uses of metals, and a glossary of the terms and usages of mining Author: Joseph Yelloly Watson. In terms of material production copper mining peaked in the s.

From the s, in the older and deeper mines, resource depletion was becoming an issue. Nonetheless, the discovery of new copper reserves in east Cornwall and across the River Tamar in.

Watson, J.Y. () A compendium of British mining, with statistical notices of the principal mines in Cornwall Privately printed, London.

Greg, R.P. and Lettsom, W.G. () Manual of the mineralogy of Great Britain and Ireland. From 'A Compendium of British Mining, with Statistical Notices of the Principal Mines in Cornwall' Joseph Y.

Watson In St. Just, in Penwith, about three miles west of Penzance. Mining in Cornwall and Devon, in the southwest of England, began in the early Bronze Age, around BC, and ended (at least temporarily) with the closure of South Crofty tin mine in Cornwall in Tin, and later copper, were the most commonly extracted tin mining continued long after the mining of other metals had become unprofitable.

In "The Story of Mining in Cornwall", Allen Buckley narrates 4, years of mining history with clarity, attention to detail and empathy for generations of Cornish who worked in the industry. It is magnificently illustrated with much rare and original material and written by Allen Buckley, Cornwall's foremost mining /5(6).

A Compendium of British Mining: With Statistical Notices of the Principal Mines in Cornwall Author: Watson Publisher: Watson © ISBN: ; A Compendium of Continuous Lattices Author: Gierz Publisher: Gierz © ISBN:   A mining engineer has completed a mammoth year project to chart all the mine shafts and workings in Cornwall.

Using computer modelling, Keith Russ, who works for Western United Mines. By the middle of the 19th century, copper mining had become at least as important as tin mining and there were boom years in the s and s.

Then, disaster struck. Huge copper deposits were found by Lake Superior in America, the vast copper mines of Rio Tinto were opened up in Spain and the world price of copper slumped.

Cornwall was hit hard. This study is concerned with the working and community life of the labouring miner in Cornwall from the seventeen-forties, to the collapse of the copper industry in the late eighteen-sixties. These were the years when copper wining dominated the county's economy. Production began to overhaul that of tin in the 's and reached its peak in the quinquennium Cornwall & Devon.

These counties are rich in a variety of metal ores, and are the UK’s only source of tin. It was found in veins associated with five major granite intrusions (Land’s End, Carnmenellis, St Austell, Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor) and eleven small ones (St Michael’s Mount, Tregonning-Godolphin, Carn Brea, Carn Marth, St Agnes, Cligga Head, Castle an Dinas, Belowda Beacon, Kit.

'We are now looking at a way to make mining gold a commercial reality.' Cornwall once boasted 2, tin mines and was a world leader until overseas. (British Mining (72)). Major regular mining statistics publications – in chronological order These are the general sources giving coverage from 1.

Statistics of the produce of copper, tin, lead and silver from the mines of the United Kingdom, with the exports and imports of these metals, from to in Records of the.During the 19 th Century, mining in Cornwall reached its peak, with around 2, mines in action across the county.

Tin miners had specific rights Mining was considered important enough that miners had the right to look for tin in any open land, as laid out in the Charter of Liberties to the Tinners of Devon and Cornwall that was formed in The mining and metals sector has been very vibrant in terms of mergers and acquisitions over the last few years.

Ina record high of 1, deals worldwide were reported, a number which stood.