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Bibliography ... Leicestershire & Warwickshire


Leicestershire and Warwickshire ... Books

Baker, D.W. Coalville: The First 75 Years, 1833-1908 (Leicestershire Library Service, 1983).

Grant, E.G. A Warwickshire Colliery in the Seventeeth Century (Stratford-upon-Avon: Dugdale Society, Occasional Papers No.26, 1979).

Griffin, C. The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Miners, Vol.I: 1840-1914 (Coalville: N.U.M. Leicester Area, 1981).

Hawthorn, A.E. Origin of Coalville, Leicestershire (Unpublished: Copy in Coalville Public Library).

Massey, J. The Birth and Development of Coalville (Unpublished: Copy available at Coalville Public Library, 1968).


Leicestershire and Warwickshire ... Theses

White, A.W.A. Economic Growth in Eighteenth Century Warwickshire: A Study of the Rise of the Warwickshire Coal Industry with Special Reference to Sir Roger Newdegate (Bart.) of Arbury, Estate Owner and Coalmaster. (University of Birmingham PhD Thesis, 1972).

Wise, S.E. Coalville: The Origins and Growth of a Nineteenth Century Mining Town (University of Leicester MA Thesis, 1969).

Wright, D. A Survey of the Industrial and Commercial Activities of Joseph Wilkes in and around the Parish of Measham in the late 18th Century (University of Nottingham BA Thesis, 1968).


Leicestershire and Warwickshire ... Papers

Anon "Lea Hall Colliery" Blackcountryman, 14:1 (1981), pp.26-28.

Anon "Swannington Coal-Master seeks Capital: Gabriel Holland in 1760" Leicestershire Historian, 3:1 (1982), pp.5-12.

Baker, D.W. "Coalville: Yesterday's Mining Town" Leicestershire Historian, 3:1 (1982), pp.21-33.

Clinker, C.R. and Hadfield, C. "The Ashby Canal and its Railways" Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society, 24 (1958).

Elliott, B. "The Evolution of the Leicestershire Coalfield" Transactions of the Vaughan Archaeological and History Society, 24 (1979), pp.4-9.

Griffin, C.P. "The Whitwick Colliery Disaster: New Evidence from the Diary of the Coalville and District Miners' Association" Leicestershire History, 3:4 (1985).

King, R.J. "Lead Mining in Leicestershire" Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage, 9 (1991), pp.39-41.

Knight, J.A.G. "The Naming of Coalville" Leicestershire Historian, 3:1 (1982), pp.13-14.

Royle, S.A. "Coalville: Mines and a Village in the 1840s" Leicestershire Historian, 3 (1983), pp.15-20.

Royle, S.A. "The Development of Coalville Leicestershire, in the Nineteenth Century" East Midlands Geographer, 7:1 (1978), pp.32-42.

Wale, J. "The Griffe Colliery Co. Ltd, Warwickshire, 1882-1914: A Case Study in Business History" Midland History, 14 (1989), pp.95-119.


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