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Bibliography ... Cumberland & Westmorland


Cumberland and Westmorland ... Books

Adams, J. Mines of the Lake District Fells (Clapham: Dalesman, 1989)

Anon "Colliery Remains Preserved at Whitehaven Harbour" Industrial Archaelogy, Vol.12 No.1 (1977), p.93.

Arthurton, R.S. and Wadge, A.J. The Geology of the Country around Penrith (HMSO, Geological Survey Memoir, 1981).

Borlase, W.H. "History and description of the Greenside silver lead mine, Patterdale" Transactions of the Federated Institute of Mining Engineers, Vol.7 (1893-94), pp.645-649.

Cooper, M.P. and Stanley, C.J. Minerals of the English Lake District: Caldbeck Fells (London: Natural History Museum Publications, 1990)

Edwards, D.G. "Cumberland Coke Ovens" Industrial Archaeology, Vol.8 No.1 (1971), p.96.

Hammersley, G. Daniel Hochstetter the Younger. Memorabilia and Letters 1600-1639. Copper Works and Mines in Cumbria (Weisbaden: Frank Steiner, 1988).

Hewer, R.E. The Kelton and Knockmurton lron Mines, 1852-1923 (Sheffield: Northern Mine Research Society, British Mining No.36, 1988).

McFadzean, A. The Iron Moor (Ulverston: Red Earth Publications, 1989).

Robinson, T. An Essay Towards a Natural History of Westmorland and Cumberland (1709).

Tyler I. Force Crag - The History of a Lakeland Mine (Ulverston: Red Earth Publications, 1990).

United Steels Co. Ltd Workington Iron and Steel Co. (Workington: United Steels Co. Ltd, 1956).

Weir, H.E. Mining in Cumbria: A Bibliography (Sheffield: NMRS, A British Mining Supplement, 1989).

Wood, O. West Cumberland Coal 1600-1983 (Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, Extra series, 24 (1988).


Cumberland and Westmorland ... Theses

Gough, D. Geology of the Greenside Mine Cumberland (Royal School of Mines, University of London, PhD Thesis, 1962)


Cumberland and Westmorland ... Papers

Anon "Death of a Mine. (Greenside Mine)" Mine and Quarry Engineering, 28:4 (1962), pp.155.

Arx, R. von. "Long Garth - A Little Known Copper Mine in the Lake District" Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society, Vol.11 No.3 (1991), pp.139-140.

Austin, A. "The Eskdale Copper Mine" British Mining, No.43 (1991), pp.129-132.

Austin, A. "The Mines of Eskdale" British Mining, No.43 (1991), pp.133-136.

Austin, A. "Some 19th Century Comments on the Ennerdale Mines" British Mining, No.43 (1991), pp.137-138.

Austin, A. and Van Zellar, P. "The Whitehaven Iron Mines District Railway" Bulletin of the Cumberland Railway Society, 3:2 (1984).

Banks, T.M., Nichol, C. and Bridge, D.C. "Lead Mines in the Manor of Kinniside" The Mine Explorer, 3 (1989), pp.37-59.

Boulton, D. "The colliers of Dentdale" Sedbergh Historian, Vol.2 No.5 (1990), pp.36-41.

Cram, G. "Exploring Lakeland Mines" Journal of the Fell and Rock Climbing Club, 23:3 (1983), pp.312-314.

Edwards, D.G. "Cumberland Coke Ovens" Industrial Archaeology, Vol.8 No.1 (1971), p.96.

Erlam, P. "In the Footsteps of Elizabethan Miners" Cumberland News, (September 30th 1988), p.12.

Feather, S.W. "Saline Spring, Brandlehow Mine near Keswick" Memoirs of the Northern Cavern & Mine Research Society, (1966) pp.53-54.

Fleming, P. "Coniston Copper Mines Rediscovered - Part 1" Journal of thc Fell and Rock Climbing Club, 24:1 (1985), pp.80-94.

Fleming, P. "Coniston Copper Mines Rediscovered - Part 2" Journal of the Fell and Rock Climbing Club, 24:3 (1988), pp.432-451.

Fleming, P. "Coniston Copper Mines Rediscovered - Part 3" The Mine Explorer 3 (1989), pp.6-22.

Garner, R. "Deep Level Dig: Coniston Copper Mines" Newsletter of the Lakeland Mines and Quarries Trust (April 1989), pp.8a-c, 9.

Hewer, R.E. "Small Mines and Trials around Ennerdale, Cumbria" British Mining, No.37 (1988), pp.l7-18

Johnson, S. "Iron Mining on the High Fells abave Eskdale and Langdale, and Miners' Roads" Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, Vol.88 (1988), pp.24688.

Jones, R. "Coniston Copper Mines" Journal of the Cerebus Speleological Society, 17:2 (1987), pp.30-33.

Lancaster, K.J. "Mines and quarries on Baugh Fell" Sedbergh Historian, Vol.2 No.4 (1989), pp.15-26.

Matheson, I. "Draft lease of Copper Mines in Coniston, 1834" The Mine Explorer, 3 (1989), pp.70-77.

McFadzean, A. "The Mines of Lindale Moor, Cumbria" UK Journal of Mines and Minerals, 5 (1988), pp.l5-17.

McFadzean, A. "The Development of Mining Methods on Lindale Moor, Cumbria" UK Journal of Mines and Minerals, 6 (1989), pp.24-26.

Meinertzhagen, N. "The Carriage of Coal from Whitehaven Mines" Journal of the Railway and Canal Historical Society, (1964).

Messer, R. "Coniston Copper Mines" Newsletter of the North Wales Caving Club, 153 (1986), pp.1-2.

Middleton, R.H. "A Survey of the Old Copper Works, Coppermines Valley, Coniston" Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, Vol.85 (1985), pp.273-5.

Moon, J. "The History of Coal Mining in the Parishes of Distington and Moresby, West Cumberland (1614-1880)" Memoirs of the Northern Cavern & Mine Research Society, (October 1969), pp.34-38.

Richmond, I.A. "A Roman Vat of Lead from Ireby, Cumberland" Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmortand Antiquarian and Archaelogical Society, 45 (1946), pp.163-171.

Robinson, N.G. "Ravenstonedale" British Mining, No.41 (1990), pp.19-21.

Tyler, I. "Seathwaite Lead Mines" Descent, 86 (1989), pp.23.

Ward, J.E. "John Spedding's Accounts of Horses used in the Whitehaven Collieries, 1715 onwards" Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, 89 (1989), pp.181-186.


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