Magpie Mine - an ancient lead mine and agents cottage, now used as the PDMHS field centre.

Welcome to the Peak District Mines Historical Society

This group of pages contain a complete index of all Mines listed by Her Majesty's Inspectors of Mines in 1896, both Coal and Miscellaneous Mines. The definition of mines worked under the Coal Mines Regulation Act includes coal, ironstone, oil shale and fireclay mines, whilst the definition of mines worked under the Metalliferous Mines Regulation Act includes metalliferous ores, stones and other minerals.

Web Editor's note:
There is a considerable body of information here that is being slowly transferred to the new website format - so these pages are "under construction", please be patient!


The Coal Mines of Breconshire (Part of)
The Coal Mines of Breconshire (Part of)
The Coal Mines of Carmarthenshire
The Coal Mines of Denbighshire
The Coal Mines of Flintshire
The Coal Mines of Glamorganshire (Part of)
The Coal Mines of Glamorganshire (Part of)
The Coal Mines of Monmouthshire
The Coal Mines of Pembrokeshire

The Metalliferous Mines of Anglesey
The Metalliferous Mines of Breconshire
The Metalliferous Mines of Cardiganshire
The Metalliferous Mines of Carmarthenshire
The Metalliferous Mines of Carnarvonshire
The Metalliferous Mines of Denbighshire
The Metalliferous Mines of Flintshire
The Metalliferous Mines of Glamorganshire
The Metalliferous Mines of Merionethshire
The Metalliferous Mines of Montgomeryshire
The Metalliferous Mines of Radnorshire

T'Owd Man Blue Shaft, Engine vein, Alderly Edge copper mines.  Photo by M. Adlam-Stiles Surface remains at Magpie Mine.  Photo by M. Adlam-Stiles
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