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Bibliography ... Cheshire, Shropshire & Staffordshire


Cheshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire ... Books

Brown, I.J. and Trinder, B. The Coalport Tar Tunnel (Ironbridge: Ironbridge Museum and Shropshire Mining Club, 1972).

Brown, I.J. and Trinder, B. The Tar Tunnel (Ironbridge: Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, 1973).

Burt, R.; Waite, P. and Burnley R. The Mines of Shropshire and Montgomery with Cheshire and Staffordshire (Exeter: University of Exeter, 199 )

Chester, H.A. The Iron Valley: Eight Centuries of Iron Making and Ore Mining in the Churnet Valley (Cheadle: The Author, 1979).

Cox, G.A. The Ancient Copper Workings of Ecton Hill - A Teachers' Guide (London: Mineral Industry Manpower and Careers Unit, 1990).

Davies, T. Engine Houses of the Mines of South Shropshire (The Author).

Francis, J.R. A History of Cannock Chase Colliery Company (Rugeley: Staffordshire Industrial Archaeological Society, 1980).

Harrison, S. History of Industry: Coal (Stoke-on-Trent: City Museum and Art Gallery, 1983).

Morton, J. Thomas Bolton and Sons Limited: 1783-1983 (Hartington: Moorland Publishing, 1983).

Smith, B. & Dewey, H. Special Reports on the Mineral Resources of G.B. Vol.23. Lead and Zinc Ores in the Pre-Carboniferous Rocks of West Shropshire and North Wales (Sheffield: Mining Facsimiles, 1986. Reprint of Geological Survey 1922 Edition).

Taylor, A.J. The Staffordshire Coal Industry (Staffordshire County Library, 1981).


Cheshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire ... Theses

Goodman, K.W.G. Hammerman's Hill: The Land, People and Industry of the Titterstone Clee Hill area of Shropshire from the 16th to the 18th Centuries. (University of Keele DPhil Thesis, 1978).

Howe, L. The Social and Economic Development of the North Staffordshire Coalfield, 1790-1918 (University of Keele MA Thesis, 1982).


Cheshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire ... Papers

Anon "Cheshire Copper (Alderley Edge)" Mine and Quarry Engineering, 22:1 (1956), p.15.

Anon "The Shropshire Lead Mines" Industrial Archaeology, Vol.11 No.2 (1974), p.72.

Beddoes, K. "Bayton Colliery and Ropeway" Shropshire Caving and Mining Club Journal, (1978), pp.55-60.

Bentley, B. "English Topography - Part XI: Staffordshire - Ecton Hill" Newsletter of the Peakland Archaeological Society. (Reprinted from the Gentleman's Magazine Library, 5, 1949)

Boreham, P. "Chatterley Whitfield Colliery" Industrial Archaeology, 14 (1979), pp.139-153.

Bradley, S.B. and Cox, J.J. "Heavy metals in the Hamps and Manifold Valleys, North Staffordshlre: Distribution in floodplain soils" Sci. Total Environment, 50 (1986), pp.103-128.

Brown, I.J. "The Ironbridge Tunnel" Journal of the Shropshire Mining Club, (1971), p.23.

Brown, I.J. "The Blists Hill Mine" Shropshire Mining Club Journal, (1973), pp.1-3.

Brown, I.J. "Excavations at the Lloyds Pumping Engine Shaft, Coalport" Shropshire Mining Club Journal, (1976), pp.8-14.

Brown, I.J. "The Mining History of Blists Hill" Shropshire Mining Club Journal, (1976), pp.5-7.

Brown, I.J. "The Tar Tunnel as a Public Show Mine" Journal of the Shropshire Mining Club, (1977), pp.1-3.

Brown, I.J. "Mines and Mineral Workings in the Coalbrookdale Coalfield Shropshire - Three Essays" (Copy available at the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Research Library, 1979).

Brown, I.J. "The Coalbrookdale Coalfield, Shropshire - Mineral Working and Land Reclamation" British Mining, No.11 (1979), pp.11-22.

Brown, I.J. "Notes on the Dangers, Location and Treatment of Old Mine Shafts in part of the Coalbrookdale Coalfield" British Mining, No.11 (1979), pp.23-29.

Brown, I.J. "Underground in the Ironbridge Gorge" Industrial Archaeology Review, Vol.3 No.2 (1979), pp.158-169.

Brown, I.J. "Horses in Shropshire Mines" British Mining, No.39 (1989), pp.78-88.

Brown, I.J. "Women Workers at Shropshire Mines" British Mining, No.39 (1989), pp.89-96.

Brown, I.J. "The Shrewsbury Coalfield and the Pontesford Lead Smelters, Shropshire" Welsh Mines Society Newsletter, 21 (1989), pp.7-8.

Brown, I.J. "Drainage Water Supply, Soughs and other Tunnels In the Coalbrookdale Coalfield, Past, Present & Future" British Mining, No.39 (1989), pp.97-115.

Brown, I.J. "Bergarbeiterinnen in der englischers Grafschaft, Shropshire. (Women Workers in Shropshire Mines)" in Frauen und Bergbau. Catalogue to an Exhibition, German Mining Museum, Bochum, (Sept 1989).

Brown, I.J. "The Shrewsbury Coalfield and the Pontesford Lead Smelters Shropshire" Welsh Mines Society, Newsletter No.21 (December 1989).

Brown, I.J. "Burgam: Shropshire's Last Working Metal Mine" Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society, Vol.11 No.2 (1990), pp.80-84.

Brown, I.J. "Women Workers at Shropshire Mines" Shropshire Magazine, 43:6 (June 1990).

Brown, I.J. and Hall, G.W. "The Bog Mine near Minsterley, Shropshire" Mining Magazine, (April 1990).

Brown, I.J. and Kroker, W. "Grubenpferde im Englischen Shropshire" Der Anschitt, Vol.42 No.3 (1990), pp.114-115.

Chaloner, W.H. "Charles Roe of Macclesfield (1715-1781), an Eighteenth Century Industrialist" Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, 62 (1971).

Chapman, N A. "White Grit Lead Mine" British Mining, No.25 (1984). pp.18-25.

Chapman, N A. "The Cannock and Huntingdon Sinking" British Mining, No.34 (1987), pp.35-43.

Chapman, N.A. "Heath Colliery Company, West Bromwich, Staffordshire" British Mining, No.50 (1994), pp.6-23.

Chesworth, W. "The Copper Mines at Bickerton Hill" Industrial Archaeology Review, Vol.2 No.2 (1978), pp.179-181.

Dibben, N.J. "Alderley Edge Mines - A Progress Report" Newsletter of the Derbyshire Caving Association, 63 (1986), pp.11-13.

Ferguson, J.C. "Letter regarding Hurt's Level, Ecton Mines" Mine and Quarry Engineering, 16:6 (1950), p.194.

Francis, J.R. "Coal Mining in and around Rugeley" Journal of the Staffordshire Industrial Archaeology Society, 6 (1974), pp.19-33.

Gale, D. "Evidence of Ancient Copper Mining at Engine Vein, Alderley Edge" Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society, Vol.10 No.5 (1989), pp.266-273.

Gale, D. "Pre-historic Stone Mining Tools from Alderley Edge" pp.47f in Crewe, P. and S. (Eds.) Early Mining in the British Isles (Blaenau Ffestiniog: Plas Tan y Bwlch, Snowdonia National Park Study Centre, Occasional Paper No.l, 1990)

Goodchild, J. "John Gibbons of Oswestry: An Eighteenth Century Capitalist" British Mining, No.43 (1991), pp.63-75.

Grinsell, L.V. "Copper Mining at Alderley Edge" Industrial Archaeology, Vol.6 No.2 (1969).

Hair, P.E.H. "Industrial and Domestic Violence in Shropshire in the 1820s" Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological Society, 64 (1983), pp.

Hamblin, R.J.O; Brown, I.J. and Ellwood, J. "Mineral Resources in the Coalbrookdale Coalfield - Basis of the Industrial Revolution" Mercian Geologist, Vol.12 No.1 (1989), pp.9-27 + plates.

Hazard, R. "Metalliferous Mining Area of Shropshire" Proceedings of the British Speleological Association, 2 (1964), pp.29-37.

Johnson, N.C. "Brynlow Mine, Alderley Edge - An Eighteenth Century Working" Journal of the Derbyshire Caving Club, (1984), pp.8-13.

Johnson N.C. "Wizard's Well Mine, Alderley Edge - early Nineteenth Century Cobalt Workings" Journal of the Derbyshire Caving Club, (1984), pp.17-21.

Jones, K., Hunt, M., Malam, J. and Trinder, B. "Holywell Lane: A Squatter Community in the Shropshire Coalfield" Industrial Archaeology Review, Vol.6 No.3 (1982), pp.163-185.

Kingsbury, A.W.G. "A Note on the Origin of Mottramite, Mottram St Andrews" Mineralogical Magazine, 31 (1956), pp.289-295.

Machin, R. "Short List of the Depths worked in the Lead Mines of Shropshire" Newsletter of the Hereford Caving Club, 39 (1985), p.23.

Merrett, L.H. "Staffordshire Industries" Industrial Archaeology, Vol.13 No.1 (1978), pp.60-66.

Middleton, T. "A Survey of the Bincliffe Oversetts and Highfields Mines, Wetton, Staffordshire" Stafford Speleological Journal, I (1986), pp.5-13.

Middleton, T. "The Cliffs: Quarry and Caves, Little Haywood, Staffordshire" Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society, Vol.10 No.3 (1988), pp.l68-73.

Moissenet, L.V. "Traitement de la GalŠne au Four Gallois" Annales des Mines, s‚r.6, tome I (1862), pp.445-484, plates X & XI.

Moissenet, L.V. "Sur la fabrication du Minium … L'usine de Shrewsbury" Annales des Mines, s‚r.6, tome I (1862), pp.595-600.

Pearce, A.J. "Pre-Roman mining in Shropshire" Shropshire Caving and Mining Club Journal (Summer 1991), pp.5-6.

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Price, G.L. "Cornbrook Sough, Shropshire" Birmingham Enterprise Club Transactions, 1 (1967), pp.6-7.

Price, G.L. "Non-ferrous Mining Rights" Birmingham Enterprise Club Transations, 2 (1968), pp.2-6.

Price, G.L. "Boat Level Sough" Birmingham Enterprise Club Transations, 2 (1968), pp.21-26.

Price, G.L.A. "Visit to Shortwood Drift Mine, Shropshire" Birmingham Enterprise Club Transactions, 4 (1970).

Rhodes, J.N. "Lead Smelting in the Severn Gorge" Shropshire Newsletter, 41 (1971), pp.16-19.

Skillen, B.S. "Herring Day, Plaguey Women & Pit Life" British Mining, No.45 (1992), pp.57-65.

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Turner, E.A. "Lead Mining in Shropshire" Caradoc and Severn Valley Field Club Transactions, pp.12-14.

Turner, F. "Working at the Blists Hill Mine Forty Years Ago" Shropshire Caving and Mining Club Journal, (1978), pp.23-24.

Turner, F. "The Meadow Colliery, Madeley" Journal of the Wilkinson Society, 11 (1983), pp.10-13.

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