WORKING BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE HISTORY OF COAL MINERS AND COAL MINING IN NORTHEAST ENGLAND: COUNTY DURHAM AND NORTHUMBERLAND.
 
 

Ashton, T.S. and Sykes, J. 'The Miner's Bond in the North of England,' Chapter VI, The Coal Industry in the Eighteenth Century. Manchester:  Manchester University Press, 1929, pp. 84-99.

Atkinson, Frank. The Great Northern Coalfield, 1700-1900. University Tutorial Press Ltd, 1968.

Beynon, Huw and Austrin, Terry. Masters and Servants: Class and Patronage in the Making of a Labour Organization:  The Durham Miners and the English Political Tradition. London:  RiversOram Press, 1994.

Blake, J.B. 'The Medieval Coal Trade of North East England:  Some Fourteenth Century Evidence,' Northern History, (2), 1967, pp. 1-26.

Carr, Griselda. Pit Women: Coal Communities in Northern England in the Early Twentieth Century. London: Merlin Press, 2001.

C.J. The Compleat Collier:  or, the Whole Art of Sinking, Getting, and Working Coal-Mines, and C. as is now Used in Northern Pits, Especially about Sunderland and Newcastle. Wigan, Lancashire, England:  Picks Publishing, 1990.

Clavering, Eric. 'Catholics in Tyne Coal,' Durham Local History Society Bulletin, (51), 1994, pp. 3-26.

Clavering, Eric. 'The Coal Mills of Northeast England:  The Use of Waterwheels for Draining Coal Mines, 1600-1740,' Technology and Culture, (36:2), 1995, pp. 211-241.

Colls, Robert. '"Oh Happy English Children!" Coal, Class and Education in the North-East,'  Past and Present, (73), 1976, pp. 75-99.

Colls, Robert. The Pitmen of the Northern Coalfield: Work, Culture and Protest, 1790-1850. Manchester:  Manchester University Press, 1987.

Daunton, M.J. 'Down the Pit:  Work in the Great Northern and South Wales Coalfields, 1870-1914,'  Economic History Review, (34), 1981, pp. 578-597.

Ellis, J.M. 'Cartels in the Coal Industry on Tyneside, 1699-1750,' Northern History, (34), pp. 134-148.

Emery, Norman. Banners of the Durham Coalfield. Phoenix Mill, Gloucestershire, England:  Sutton Alan Publishing Ltd., 1998.

Emery, Norman. The Coalminers of Durham. Phoenix Mill, Gloucestershire, England:  Sutton Alan Publishing Ltd., 1997.

Fleischman, Richard K. and Oldroyd, David. 'An Imperial Connection? Contrasting Accounting Practices in the Coal Mines of North-East England and Nova Scotia, 1825-1900,' Accounting Historians Journal,  (28: 2), 2001, pp. 31-62.

Fynes, Richard. The Miners of Northumberland and Durham:  A History of their Social and Political Progress. Newcastle, England:  Davis Book, 1986.

Garside, W.R. The Durham Miners, 1919-1960. London:  Allen and Unwin, 1971.

Hall, Valerie Gordon. 'Contrasting Female Identities:  Women in Coal Mining Communities in Northumberland, England, 1900-1939. Journal of Women's History, (13: 2), 2001, pp. 107-131.

Hauseman, William J. 'A Model of the London Coal Trade in the Eighteenth Century,' Quarterly Journal of Economics, (XCIV: 1), February 1980, pp. 1-14.

Metcalfe, A. 'Organized Sport in the Mining Communities of South Northumberland, 1800-1889,'  Victorian Studies, (25:4), Summer 1982, pp. 469-495.

Scott, Geoffrey. 'A Monk's View of the Durham Coal Industry in 1750,' Northern Catholic History, (15), 1982, pp. 3-12.

Short, Colin Charles. Durham Colleries and West Country Methodists:  The Story of the Bible Christian Mission in County Durham, 1874-1910. C.C. Short, 1995.

Sill, M. 'Landownership and Industry: The East Durham Coalfield in the Nineteenth Century,'  Northern History, (20), 1984, pp. 146-166.

Stephens, W.B. 'Illiteracy in the North-East Coalfield, c. 1830-1870,' Northern History, (37), December 2000, pp. 215-237.

Webb, Sydney. The Story of the Durham Miners, 1662-1921. London:  Fabian Society, 1921.

Welbourne, E. The Miners' Union of Northumberland and Durham. Cambridge, England:  Cambridge University Press, 1973.

Wilson, John. A History of the Durham Miners' Association:  1870-1904. Durham, England:  J.H. Veitch and Sons, 1907.
 
 

Compiled 1999-2003 by William J. Shepherd, MA, BA
Associate Archivist, The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC, USA  20064
ShepherW@cua.edu, http://libraries.cua.edu/archives.html