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Sketches of the coal mines in Northumberland and Durham.

T. H. Hair

Sketches of the coal mines in Northumberland and Durham.

by T. H. Hair

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Published by David & Charles Reprints in (Devon, Eng.) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint, with a new introd. by F. Atkinson, of the 1844 ed. which was published under title: A series of views of the collieries in the Counties of Northumberland and Durham, by T.H. Hair. With descriptive sketches and a preliminary essay on coal and the coal trade, by M. Ross.

ContributionsRoss, M, of Durham.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 51 p. :
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19706737M

National Coal Board Catalogue of plans of abandoned coal mines and opencast coal sites in the county of Northumberland. 3 vols Boring and sinkings NEIMME An account of the strata of Northumberland and Durham as proved by borings and sinkings. A-B and C-E, bound together. F-K, and L-R, bound together. S-T, and U-Z File Size: 88KB.   A new surface coal mine could be created on the scenic Northumberland coast if an application is approved next month. Banks Mining wants to .

  Engraving from T.H. Hair's 'Sketches of the coal mines in Northumberland and Durham', , showing the drops at Sunderland Durham County Record Office is putting on an exhibition in Washington this half term, as part of the Tall Ships celebrations. One of the most important contributing coalfields was also the nearest – the Cumbrian coalfield, tiny in comparison to the Northumberland and Durham coalfield, which ran from south of St. Bees Head up the coast to beyond Maryport (about 22 miles) and inland for only four or five miles, a total size of some square miles and whose epicentres were the towns and ports of Whitehaven.

In , the year of peak production, , men and boys worked in Durham’s mines. Discover the story of North East mining at the s Colliery. The site on which the museum stands was once at the heart of the Durham coalfield. The early s were a prosperous period for North East miners, who were relatively well paid. Coal Mining in County Durham and the people of mining villages by Dennis Cowey The history of Northumberland and Durham is a fascinating study. The hundreds of mines ‐ shaft mines and drift covered Durham County. Almost every village had its own pit.


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Sketches of the coal mines in Northumberland and Durham by T. H. Hair Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hair, T.H. Sketches of the coal mines in Northumberland and Durham. New York, A.M. Kelley, (OCoLC) Sketches of the Coal Mines in Northumberland and Durham.

Hair, M. Ross (of Durham.) A. Kelley, - Coal mines and mining - 51 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Sketches of the Coal Mines in Northumberland and Durham. Get this from a library. Sketches of the coal mines in Northumberland & Durham. [T H Hair]. 20 Feb - Explore Historian's board "Durham Coal Mines (Pits) & Miners", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Coal mining, Durham and North east england pins.

There are 44 sketches in this book This is a very rare book Sketches of the Coal Mines in Northumberland and Durham by T. Hair This is a collectable book and no longer in print. First published in Introduction to this edition Frank Atkinson This works out at around £ a print the book measures approx 15”x10” The book and.

North Durham; Northumberland; List of mines under the Metalliferous Mines Act; Lead Ore, Zinc Ore, and Barytes Mines in Cumberland; Iron Ore Mines in Cumberland; Copper Mine in Lancashire; Iron Mines in Lancashire; Lead Ore, Barytes, and Whinstone Mines in Northumberland; Division 4 — Durham District; List of mines under the Coal Mines Act.

Relatively little recent work published, but there is the Durham Mining Museum Website which also covers Cumberland, Westmorland, Northumberland and North Yorkshire.

1 Emery covered the technical development of collieries, coke making and pit villages. 2 Recent surveys include Temple ( and later volumes); Guy and Atkinson (, ) includes a good overview of the coal industry in West.

Sketches of the Coal Mines in Northumberland and Durham by T.H. Hair,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Available now at - Hardcover - Newcastle: Frank Graham facsimile reprint - - Dust Jacket Included - 4to.

[4], iv, 51 [1]pp, additional pictorial title-page, 43 plates (one double-page). Original red cloth gilt, glassine-protected. Sketches of the Coal Mines in Northumberland and Durham by T. Hair 51 pages. Illustrated dust jacket over red cloth with black and white illustrated plates throughout.

A treatise on the coal mines of Durham and Northumberland with information relative to the stratifications of the two counties: and containing accounts of the explosions from fire-damp which have occurred therein for the last twenty years, their causes, and the means proposed for their remedy, and for the general improvements of the mining system, by new methods of ventilation, &c.: with.

Buy Sketches of the Coal Mines in Northumberland and Durham New impression by Hair, T.H. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : T.H. Hair. NORTHUMBERLAND - FIELDS OF COAL A general view of a mechanised coal field.

A panorama of coal heaps is worked on by a number of cranes and diggers. In artist Thomas H. Hair of Newcastle issued A Series of Views of the Collieries in the Counties of Northumberland and Durham. With Descriptive Sketches and a Preliminary Essay on Coal and the Coal Trade by M.

volume included 42 engravings after watercolors of coal mines in North East England with extensive text about each mine. A Sketch Of The History Of The Coal Trade Of Northumberland And Durham, Part 1: Being To The Year, () [Archer, Mark] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A Sketch Of The History Of The Coal Trade Of Northumberland And Durham, Part 1: Being To The Year, ()Author: Mark Archer.

A Treatise on the Coal Mines of Durham and Northumberland: With Information Relative to the Stratifications of the Two Counties: and Containing for the Last Twenty Years; Their Causes [Holmes, J. H] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Treatise on the Coal Mines of Durham and Northumberland: With Information Relative to the Stratifications of the Two Counties: Author: J.

H Holmes. The Northumberland Coalfield is a coalfield in north-east is continuous with the Durham Coalfield to its south. It extends from Shilbottle in the north to the boundary with County Durham along the River Tyne in the south, beyond which is the Durham Coalfield.

The two contiguous coalfield areas were often referred to as the Durham and Northumberland Coalfield(s) or as the Great.

Northumberland Colliery Closures N.C.B. / British Coal Mines () The Hewer - painted by South Shields Artist and former Whitburn Colliery Miner, Robert Olley [ I have one of Bob's excellent mining figurines on my mantlepiece - bought from his s Armstrong Est.

Workshop.]. The Northumberland Miners' Association was a trade union in the United Kingdom. The union was founded in to represent coal miners in Northumberland, following the collapse of a short-lived union covering both Northumberland and Durham ally named the Northumberland Miners' Mutual Confident Association, it aimed for respectability, requiring high subscriptions and avoiding Merged into: National Union of Mineworkers.

For the first week of his service in the pit his father had allowed him candles to light one after another, but the expense of three halfpence a-day was so extravagant expenditure out of tenpence, the boy's daily wages, that his father, of course, withdrew that allowance the second week, all except one or two candles in the morning, and the week after the allowance was altogether taken away.

These drawings were taken from 'Sketches of The Coal Mines in Northumberland and Durham' by published in The first pictures only include those on both sides of the Tyne. * Where there were disasters with significant loss of life I have tried to add a link to pages elsewhere.Page - Whereas," says the preamble of the older act— that of — "by the statute law of Scotland, as explained by the judges of the courts of law there, many colliers, and coal-bearers, and salters, are in a state of slavery or bondage, bound to the collieries or salt-works where they work for life, transferable with the collieries and salt-works ; and whereas the emancipating, ‎.This site hosts the Durham Mining Museum website.

Tweet. List of Mines: List of Mines: List of mines under the Coal Mines Act - Northumberland. Name of Collieries Where Situated Certificated Manager Remarks Owner or Company, and Postal Address; F.

A. and W. Charlton, Wark, Northumberland: Throckley: Newcastle-on-Tyne: I. T. Cheesman.