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Bibliography ... Wales: Central & South Wales


Wales: Central and South Wales ... Books

Annels, A.E. and Burnham, B.C. The Dolaucothi Gold Mines: Geology and Mining History (Cardiff: University College Cardiff, 1986).

Davies, P.B.S. Forgotten Mines - The Old Lead and Copper Mines of Solva and St Davids (Merrivale, 1990).

Francis, Absolom History of the Cardiganshire Mines (Sheffield: Mining Facsimiles, 1987. Reprint of the 1874 Edition with introduction by S.J.S. Hughes).

Hughes, S.J.S. The Goginan Mines (Sheffield: Northern Mine Research Society, British Mining No.35, 1988).

Hughes, S.J.S. The Darren Mines (Sheffield: Northern Mine Research Society, British Mining No.40, 1990).

Jones, J.A. and Moreton, N.J.M. The Mines and Minerals of Mid Wales (Leicester: The Authors, 1977).

Liscombe & Co. The Mines of Cardiganshire, Montgomeryshire, and Shropshire (Talybont: Simon Hughes Mining Services, 1989. Reprint of c.1869-70 Edition).

Paget, W. Man of the Valleys: The Recollections of a South Wales Miner (Gloucester: Sutton, 1985).

Smyth, W.W. On the Mining District of Cardiganshire and Montgomeryshire, Vol.II Pt.II (Memoirs of the Geological Survey, HMSO).


Wales: Central and South Wales ... Theses

Beynon, O. The Lead Mining Industry of Cardiganshire from 1700 to 1830 AD (University of Wales M.A. Thesis, 1937).

Hughes, S.J.S. Ancient Mining in Mid-Wales (Manchester University MA Thesis, 1981).


Wales: Central and South Wales ... Papers

Anon "Dolaucothi" Teacher's Times, 17:4 (1987), p.23.

Anon "Golden Reunion for last Miners of Dolaucothi" Western Mail, April 16th (1988), p.7.

Anon "Mawddach Meanderings" Newsletter of the Grosvenor Caving Club, 21 (1987), p.6.

Anon "Tourist Gold Rush Planned (Dolaucothi)" Western Mail, March 21st 1986).

Armfield, C. "Dressing Floors at Copa Hill, Cwmystwyth" Archaeology in Wales 29 (1989).

Arx, R. von "The brief life of Mellingloch lead mine" British Mining, No.41 (1990), pp.37-40.

Arx, R. von "A glimpse at Cwm Brwyno Mine" British Mining, No.41 (1990), pp.64-67.

Austin, D. and Burnham, B.C. "A New Milling and Processing Complex at Dolaucothi: Some Recent Fieldwork Results" Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies, Vol.31 (1984), pp.304-313.

Bick, D.E. "Remnants of Mining in Ceridigion Before the Nineteenth Century" Ceridigion, 8 (1978) pp358-9.

Bick, D.E. "An Ancient Leat near Dolaucothi Gold Mine" Archaeology in Wales, 28 (1988), pp.20-21.

Buckley, M. "Dolaucothi Gold Mines" Birmingham Enterprise Club Transactions, 3 (1969), pp.32-36.

Claughton, P.A. "Carmarthen United: An example of under-capitalisation in a mid 19th century lead venture" British Mining, No.50 (1994), pp.149-157.

Davies, K. "The Nineteenth Century Copper Industry in the Greenfield Valley" Transactions of Hon. Soc. Cymmrodorian (1988), pp.79-131.

Foster, C. Le Neve "Notes on the Van Mine" Royal Geological Society of Cornwall Transactions, Vol.10 (1880), pp.33-46.

Hodgkins, J. "The Re-opening of Clogau Gold Mine 1966" UK Journal of Mines and Minerals, 5 (1988), pp.2-3.

Hughes, S.J.S. "The Decline of Mining in Mid Wales and Prospects of Revival" UK Journal of Mines and Minerals, 5 (1988), pp.l2-14.

Hughes, S.J.S. "The History of Ystrad Einion Mine" UK Journal of Mines and Minerals, 6 (1989), pp.12-14.

Hughes, S.J.S. "Bwlchglas Mine" UK Journal of Mines and Minerals, 7 (1989), pp.20-28.

Hughes, S.J.S. "Llywernog Mine and Museum, Dyfed, Wales" UK Journal of Mines and Minerals, 8 (1990), pp.30-37.

Hughes, S.J.S. "The Van Mine, Llanidloes, Powis, Wales" UK Journal of Mines and Minerals, 9 (1991), pp.16-23.

Hughes, S.J.S. "The Castell & Nany y Creiau Mines" British Mining, No.43 (1991), pp.96-117.

Hughes, S.J.S. "Nany Y Mwyn Mine, Llandovery, Dyfed" British Mining, No.45 (1992), pp.87-110.

Hughes, S.J.S. "Carn Dochan, Regional, General and Economic History" British Mining, No.50 (1994), pp.66-74.

Humphrey, S. "Petrology and Provenance of a Pebble Hammer from Cwmystwyth" Archaeology in Wales, 29 (1989), p.43.

Klarman, M. "The Trade Union Levy, The Osborne Judgement (1909) and the South Wales Miners' Federation" Welsh History Review, 15 (June 1990), pp.34-57.

Lewis, P.R and Jones, G.D.B. "The Roman Gold Mines at Dolaucothi" Carmarthen Antiquary, 6 (1970).

Manley, J.F. and Davies, K. "Greenfield Mills Excavation 1977: Introductory Report" Industrial Archaeology, Vol.13 No.3 (1978), pp.227-269.

Mighall, T. "Copa Hill, Cwmystwyth: Preliminary Palaeoecological Observations" pp.65-6 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.1 (1990).

Palmer, M. and Neaverson, P. "The Steam Engine at Glyn Pits, Pontypool" Industrial Archaeology Review, 13 (1990), pp.7-34.

Pickin, J. and Timberlake, S. "Stone Hammers and Firesetting: A Preliminary Experiment on Copa Hill, Cwmystwyth" Bulletin of the Peak District Mining Historical Society, Vol.10 No.3 (1988), pp.165-167.

Richards, I.B. "Lead Mining or Fishing?" British Mining, No.45 (1992), pp.40-42.

Road, A. "Fanfare for the Common Man and Woman" Times Supplement (May 4th 1991), p.12.

Roderick, G.W. "The Institute of South Wales Engineers and the South Wales Economy in the late Nineteenth Century" Welsh History Review, 14 (Dec. 1989), pp.595-609.

Rust, S.A. and Mason, J.S. "The Minerals of Esgair Hir Mine" UK Journal of Mines and Minerals, 5 (1988), pp.35-43.

Thorburn, J. "Nant Silo Mortar Stones" Archaeology in Wales, 27 (1987), pp.75-76.

Thorburn, J. "Gwaith Goch Mill; Graig Goch Mine; Pont Ceunant Generator House; Brynystwth Mine - Llwyn Wnwch Mine - Cwm Glas Mill; Logaulas Mine" Archaeology in Wales, 28 (1988), pp.88-89.

Thorburn, J. "Stone Mining Tools and the Field Evidence for Early Mining in Mid-Wales" pp.43-46 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.1 (1990).

Timberlake, S. "An Archaeological Investigation of Early Mine Workings at Copa Hill, Cwmystwyth" Archaeology in Wales, 27 (1987), pp.18-20.

Timberlake, S. "Bronze Age Mining at Cwmystwyth: The Radiocarbon Dates" Archaeology in Wales, 28 (1988), p.50.

Timberlake, S. "Evidence of Prehistoric Mining on Copa Hill, Cwmystwyth" Bulletin Peak District Mines Historical Society, Vol.10 No.3 (1989), pp.160-164.

Timberlake, S. "Excavations and Fieldwork on Copa Hill, Cwmystwyth, 1989" pp.22-29 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.1 (1990).

Timberlake, S. "Firesetting and Primitive Mining Experiments, Cwmystwyth, 1989" pp.53-54 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.1 (1990).

Timberlake, S.A. "New Evidence for Prehistoric Mining in Wales - Problems and Potentials" pp.179-193 in Archaeological Sciences 1989 (Oxford: Oxbow Books, 1991).

Timberlake, S. and Switsur, R. "An Archaeological Investigation of Early Mine Workings on Copa Hill, Cwmystwyth: New Evidence for Prehistoric Mining" Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, 54 (1988), pp.329-333.

Tuck, N. and J. "Second Interim Report on 'Roman Mine', Monmouthshire" British Caver, (September 1965), pp.1-4.


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