Peak District Mines Historical Society
Promoting and preserving mining heritage
(Registered charity No. 504662)

Catalogue of the Box ‘Derbyshire Barmaster Papers’

Folder

Photocopy of Barmasters’ Records for Hassop, Calver and Rowland
from 1856 onwards.

Folder

Photocopy of an agreement dated 1762 relating to Bage Mine,
near Wirksworth.

Folder

Transcript entitled ‘A Barmaster’s Record of the Lead Mines in the
Districts of Eyam and Stoney Middleton, in the years 1714 to 1730’
possibly compiled by W. Robinson of Eyam.

Scrapbook

Scrapbook with many loose photocopies relating to the Barmasters’
Entries for Wirksworth Liberty.

Envelope

Contains transcriptions from the Castleton Barmasters’ Books
for the years 1752 to 1778.

Envelope

Transcription of the Litton Barmasters’ Book March 1852 to Dec. 1914.
Transcribed for the photocopy of the original book. The photocopy was
held by Stuart Chester of the Pegasus Caving Club and the transcription
was by David Williams. The original was held by Fred Furniss, late of
the Three Stags Head, Wardlow Mires, and is now presumed lost.

Envelope

1) Photocopy of the High Peak Mining Customs and Mineral
Courts Act 1851
2) Photocopy of the Derbyshire Mining Customs and Mineral
Courts Act 1852
3) Photocopy of the Occupiers’ Liability Act 1983

Envelope Contains negative photographs of various Barmasters Maps.
Folder

Notice – The Great Barmote Court for the Liberty of Ashford,
Tideswell, Peak Forest and Hartington.

Plastic Envelope

Typescript copy of ‘Some Terms used by the Lead Miners of Derbyshire.
Unknown authorship

Plastic Envelope

Printed copy of Manlove’s Poem of 1653 with footnotes (possibly
produced as part of Tapping’s Treatise on the 1851 and 1852 Acts.)

Plastic Envelope

Facsimile reprint of Manlove’s poem produced by Derbyshire Museum
Service in 1988 as part of the 700th anniversary of the Inquisition of
Ashbourne, 1288. (with autograph of Michael Cockerton, Steward, and
W. Erskine, Barmaster). Plus a photograph of a rendition of the
14 articles of 1288.

Plastic Envelope

‘A History of the Laws and Customs of the Derbyshire Lead Mines’ by
J.H. Rieuwerts including The ‘Rhymed Chronicle’ by Edward Manlove.

Plastic Envelope

Photocopy of ‘The Liberties and Customes of the Miners with Extracts
from the Bundles of the Exchequer and Inquisitions’ printed by
R.A. 1645. (Tibbitts Collection 366/2 – Sheffield Archives).

Plastic Envelope

Transcription of ‘The Compleat Mineral Laws of Derbyshire’
Printed by Henry Woodfall in London, 1734.

Plastic Envelope

Two blank forms (as issued by George Eagle, Barmaster) to be filled
in when weighing ore. C. 1920.

Plastic Envelope

Transcriptions (by C.D. Heathcote) from the Book of Entries made
by the Barmaster of Peak Forest Liberty. (from Derbyshire Record
Office B/L 32)

Plastic Envelope

Transcriptions (by C.D. Heathcote) from the Book of Entries made
by the Barmaster of Peak Forest Liberty. (from Derbyshire Record
Office B/L 33)

Plastic Envelope

Transcriptions (by C.D. Heathcote) from the Book of Entries made
by the Barmaster of Peak Forest Liberty. (from Derbyshire Record
Office B/L 35)

Plastic Envelope Photographic Copy of Manlove’s poem.