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Bibliography ... Wales: North Wales & Merioneth


Wales: North Wales and Merioneth ... Books

Bennett, J. and Vernon, R.W. Mines of the Gwydyr Forest: Part 1. Llanwrwst Mine and its Neighbours (Cuddington: Gwydyr Mines Publications, 1990).

Bennett, J. and Vernon, R.W. Mines of the Gwydyr Forest: Part 2. The Hafna Mine Llanwrst and some early ventures in Gwydyr Nant (Cuddington: Gwydyr Mines Publications, 1990).

Bick, D.E. A History of Sygun Copper Mine (Beddglert, Gwynnedd, 1987)

Hall, G.W. The Gold Mines of Merioneth (2nd Edn) (Kington: Griffen Publications, 1989).

Morris, K.L. Talargoch Lead Mine and the Meliden Community, 1840-1884 (Denbigh: Gee and Son Ltd, 1990).

Smith, B. Special Reports on the Mineral Resources of G.B. Vol.19. Lead and Zinc Ores of the Carboniferous Rocks of North Wales (Sheffield: Mining Facsimiles, 1986. Reprint of Geological Survey 1921 Edition).

Williams, C.J. Handlist of the Grosvenor (Halkyn) MSS (Hawarden: Clwyd Record Office, 1988).


Wales: North Wales and Merioneth ... Theses

Griffiths, W.A. The Mineral Industries of Flintshire (Liverpool University BA Thesis, 1940).


Wales: North Wales and Merioneth ... Papers

Agnew, J.L. "The Hafod-y-Porth Copper Mine" Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society, Vol.10 No.6 (1989), pp.359-367.

Anon "Welsh Gold (Bontddu Mine, Merionethshire)" Mine and Quarry Engineering, 30:5 (1964), p.201.

Anon "Early Industry in Flintshire" Industrial Archaeology, Vol.5 No.1 (1968), pp.201-202.

Appleton, P. "The Park Mine Project, Minera - Discovery of the Northern Master Cave" Newsletter of the North Wales Caving Club, 155 (1986), pp.1-4.

Appleton, P. "Minera Lead Mines - The Reclamation Scheme" Newsletter of the North Wales Caving Club, 161 (1987), pp.7-8.

Appleton, P. "Limestones and Caves of North Wales" pp.217-254 in Ford, T.D. (Ed.) Limestones and Caves of Wales (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989).

Arx, R. von "A Glimpse at North Hendre Mine" British Mining, No.39 (1988) pp.45-46.

Bentham, K. "Dragon Mine, North Wales" Journal of the Eldon Pothole Club, 9:3 (1983), pp.12-17.

Bick, D.E. "Parys Copper Mines and Smelter; Llanberis Copper Mine and its Antiquity" Archaeology in Wales, 28 (1988), p.85.

Briggs, C.S. "Note on Prehistoric Mining on Angelsey" Journal of the Historical Metallurgy Society, Vol.10 No.1 (1976), p.43.

Briggs S. "Parys Mountain" Archaeology in Wales, 28 (1988), p.85.

Carr, A.D. "The Mostyns of Mostyn 1540-1642" Flintshire Historical Society, Publication No.30 (1982), pp.125-144.

Cockshutt, E. "The Parys Mountain Copper Mines in the Island of Angelsey" Archaeologia Cambrensis, 114 (1965), pp.87-111

Colman, T.B. "Sediment hosted, base metal, vein mineralisation at Drws y Coed and Cwm Pennant, Snowdonia, North Wales" British Mining, No.41 (1990), pp.41-59.

Crew, P. "Firesetting Experiment at Rhiw Goch 1989" p.57 in Crew, P. and S. (Eds). Early Mining in the British Isles, Occasional Paper No.1, Plas Tan y Bwlch, Snowdonia National Park Study Centre, Blaenau Ffestiniog (1990).

Davies, B.E. and Roberts, L.J. "The Distribution of Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils in North-East Clwyd, Wales" Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 9 (1978), pp.507-518.

Davies, M. "Haulfre Gardens Copper Mine, Llandudno" North Wales Caving Club Newsletter, 14 (1974).

Davies, O. "The Copper Mines on Great Orme's Head, Caernarvonshire" Archaeologia Cambrensis, (1948), pp.61-66.

Davies, T.E "Copper Mining on the Great Orme" Proceedings of the Llandudno Field Club (1949), pp.11-15.

Dutton, L.A. "Great Orme Copper Mine Llandudno" Archaeology in Wales, 28 (1988), p.46.

Dutton, L.A. "Surface Remains of Early Mining on the Great Orme" pp.11-14 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).

Ebbs, C. "Work and Workings in Westminster Vein, Clwyd" British Mining, No.45 (1992), pp.32-36.

Goodchild, J. "The Penrhyndeudraeth Lead Mining Co. Ltd" British Mining, No.45 (1992), pp.43-45.

Griffith, M. "Manganese Mining at Rhiw in Llyn between 1827 and 1925" Transactions of the Caernarvonshire Historical Society, 50 (1989), pp.41-69.

Harris, M.C "The Mineral Wealth of Lanfachreth Parish" Journal of the Merioneth Historial and Record Society, 5 (1965-68), pp.147-l54.

Houston, W.J. "Calcite Production in Flintshire" Quarry Managers Journal (1963), pp.411-413.

James, D. Prehistoric Copper Mining on the Great Ormes Head, Llandudno, Gwynnedd" pp.115-121 in Jones, J.E. (Ed) Aspects of Ancient Mining and Metallurgy: Acta of a British School of Athens Centenary Conference at Bangor, 1986 (Bangor: University College of North Wales, 1988).

James, D. Prehistoric Copper Mining on the Great Ormes Head, Llandudno, Gwynnedd" pp.1-4 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).

Jenkins, D.A. and Lewis, C.A. "Prehistoric Mining for Copper in the Great Orme Llandudno" pp.151-161 in Archaeological Sciences 1989 (Oxford: Oxbow Books, 1991).

Jones, E. "Gold Mining in North Wales" Chartered Land Survey/Chartered Mineral Surveyor, 2:3 (Winter 1990).

Jones, J.G. "The Wynn Estate of Gwydir. Aspects of its Growth and Development, c.1500-1580" Journal of the National Library of Wales, 22 (1981), pp.141-169.

Jones, W.G. "The Holyhead Breakwater, Quarries and Brickworks" British Mining, Vol.8 (1978), pp.14-15.

Lewis, A. "Great Orme Copper Mines" Archaeology in Wales, 28 (1988), pp.45-46.

Lewis, A. "Great Orme Copper Mines, Llandudno" Archaeology in Wales, 29 (1989), pp.42-43.

Lewis, A. "Underground Exploration of the Great Orme Copper Mines, pp.5-10 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).

Lewis, A. "Firesetting Experiments on the Great Orme's Head, 1989" pp.55-56 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).

Moissenet, L.V. "M‚moire sur le gisement de Minerai de Plomb dans la calcaire CarbonifŠre du Flintshire" Annales des Mines, s‚r.5, tome XI (1857), pp.351-446.

Pratt, D. "Speculative and Exploratory Lead Mining at Llandegla" Denbighshire Historical Society Transactions, Vol.31 (1982), pp.29-46.

Rhodes, J.N. "Some Early Newcomen Engines in Flintshire" Transactions of the Newcomen Society, 41 (1968-9).

Rhodes, J.N. "The Lead Mills at Mold" Flintshire Historical Society Journal, Vol.25 (1971-72), pp.21-30.

Smith, W.D.F. "Life and Essays of William Vivian, Cornish Mining Engineer, 1817-1879" British Mining, No.50 (1994), pp.101-110.

Sylvester, B. "Halvans Processing Works, Minera" Archaeology in Wales, 29 (1989), pp.67-70.

Thomas, C. "The Shipping Trade of the River Conway in the Early Nineteenth Century" Transactions of the Caernarvonshire Historical Society, 33 (1972).

Timberlake, S. "Excavations at Parys Mountain and Nantyreira" Archaeology in Wales, 28 (1988), pp.11-17.

Timberlake, S. "Excavations at Parys Mountain and Nantyreira" Archaeology in Wales, 29 (1989), pp.41-42.

Timberlake, S. "Excavations at Parys Mountain and Nantyreira" pp.15-21 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).

Vernon, R.W. "Conservation of Mining Sites in the Gwydyr Forest area of the Snowdonia National Park" Industrial Archaeology Review, Vol.XII Part 1 (1989), pp.77-83.

Westhead, S.J. "Prospects at Parys Mountain" Geology Today, 74 (July-Aug. 1991), pp.130-133.

Williams, C.J. "The Llandudno Copper Mines" Caernarvonshire Historical Transactions, 33 (1972), pp.211-232.


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