Peak District Mines Historical Society
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Catalogue of the Box “Ancient Mining”

Variety of Item Serial No. Description
Plastic Folder Photocopy Article – Edmondson, J.C. 1989. Mining in the Later Roman Empire and Beyond: Continuity or Disruption.Journal of Roman Studies79 pp84-102.
Bundle Headed – Stannary Laws Devon and Cornwall
Contains:
Précis of 1201 Charter – G.R. Lewis
Copy of 1201 Charter – de la Beche
Copy of 1305 Charter – de la Beche
Transcript of de Wrotham’s letter – de la Beche
Contents of Laws of Stanneries of Cornwall made 1752
Summary of 1508 Pardon – Pennington
Calendar of 1508 Pardon – Cal. Pat. Rolls
Notes on Calendar of Charter Rolls
Plastic Folder Photocopy Article – Finberg, H.P.R. 1949. The Stannary of Tavistock.Transactions of the Devon AssociationVol. 81 pp155-173
Plastic Folder Photocopy Article – Worth, R.N. 1876. The Ancient Stannary of Ashburton.Transactions of the Devonshire AssociationVo. 8 pp311-322
Plastic Folder Photocopy Articles from unknown source. Transcripts of items from official records
Society of the Mineral and Battery Works – Patent Rolls 1568
Mines Royal – Patent Rolls 1568
Mineral and Battery Works – Patent Rolls 1604
Company for Digging and Working of Mines – Patent Rolls 1693
Mine Adventurers of England – Patent Rolls 1693
Plastic Folder Photocopy Article Whittick, G. Clement 1982. The Earliest Roman Lead-Mining on Mendip and in North Wales: A Reappraisal.BritanniaVol. 15 pp113-123
Plastic Folder Offprint – Weisgerber, G. and Willies, L. 2001. The Use of Fire in Prehistoric and Ancient Mining: Firesetting.PaleorientVol. 26/2 pp131-149
Plastic Folder Photocopy of a Typescript. – presumed by Peter Claughton
The Medieval Silver-Lead Miner: A Preliminary Study.Talk at a Seminar of the Institute of Mining History and Archaeology – November 1992.
(Probably later published in Bull. P.D.M.H.S 12:2).
Plastic Folder Photocopy of an extract from an official document.
An Act to prevent Disputes and Controversies Concerning Royal Mines. A.D. 1693
Plastic Folder Photocopy of an extract from an official document.
An Act to Repeale the Statute made in the fifth year of King Henry the Fourth against Multiplying Gold and Silver. A.D. 1688.
Plastic Folder Photocopy of an extract from an official document.
An Act for thenlargyng of the Duchye of Lancastree. A.D. 1555
Plastic Folder Photocopy of a chapter from a book.
Salzman, L.F. 1913. Mining – Lead and Silver in English Industries of the Middle Ages, being an Introduction to the Industrial History of Mediaeval England.
Plastic Folder Photocopy of an extract from a printed Lecture.
Extract re Quo Warranto from a Lecture entitled Legislation of King Edward the First by T.F.T. Plucknett – Ford Lectures, University of Oxford 1947.
Plastic Folder Photocopy Article – Hatcher, John 1969. A Diversified Economy: Later Medieval Cornwall.Economic History Review2nd series 22.2 pp;208-227
Plastic Folder Photocopy – Extract from unknown source of information from official sources re Stannaries 14-15th centuries – in English and Latin.
Plastic Folder Photocopy Article – Tylecote, R.F. 1964. Roman Lead Working in Britain.British Journal for the History of ScienceVol. 2 Part 1 pp.25-43.
Plastic Folder Photocopy of part of a book.
Extract concerning a letter of 1205 regarding Stannaries. From de la Beche‘Geological Survey of Cornwall and Devon’.1839.
Plastic Folder Photocopy of part of a book.
Chapter entitled ‘Early Mining Law’ from Lewis, G.R. 1965.The Stannaries: A Study of the Medieval Tin Miners of Cornwall and Devon.
Plastic Folder Photocopy Article – Blanchard, I.S.W. 1972. The Miner and the Agricultural Community in Late Medieval England.Agricultural History Review20 pp93-106.
Plastic Folder Photocopy Article – Hatcher, John 1974. Myths, Miners and Agricultural Communities.Agricultural History Review22 pp.54-61.
Plastic Folder Photocopy Article – Blanchard, Ian 1974. Rejoinder: Stannator Fabulosus.Agricultural History Review22 pp.62-74.
Plastic Folder Photocopy Article – Sawyer, P.H. 1965. The Wealth of England in the Eleventh Century.Transactions of the Royal Historical Society for 1965. pp.145-164.
Booklet Offprint – O’Neill, Hugh 1967. Monastic Mining and Metallurgy in the British Isles.Metals and Mining.June 1967 pp.182-190.
Plastic Folder Photocopy Article – Jones, G.D.B. 1980. The Roman Mines at Rio Tinto.Journal of Roman Studies.Vol. 70 pp.146-165.
Plastic Folder Photocopy of part of a book –
Thirsk, Joan. Industries in the CountrysideinF.J. Fisher (ed.)Essays in the Economics and Social History of Tudor and Stuart England.C.U.P. 1961.
Plastic Folder Photocopy Article – Beagrie, Neil 1989. The Romano-British Pewter Industry.Britannia20 pp. 169-191.
Plastic Folder Photocopy Article – Webster, Graham 1952-3. The Lead-Mining Industry in North Wales in Roman Times.Transactions of the Flintshire Historical Society.Vol. 13 pp5-33.
Plastic Folder Photocopy – Bibliography from Richardson, H.G. and Sayles, G.O. 1964. University Press, Edinburgh.
Book Photocopy Thesis.
Dennis, Hilary M.The Techniques, Organisation, Extent and Duration of Lead Mining in Roman Britain.1971. Undergraduate Dissertation, Department of Archaeology, University College, Cardiff.
Plastic Folder Photocopy Article – Burt, Roger 1991 The International Diffusion of Technology in the Early Modern Period: The Case of the British Non-Ferrous Mining Industry.Economic History Review46 pp249-271.
Plastic Folder Photocopy Articles
Rickard, T.A. 1926 Notes on Ancient and Primitive Mining and Metallurgical Methods – 1.Engineering and Mining Journal
Rickard, T.A. 1926 Notes on Ancient and Primitive Mining and Metallurgical Methods – 2.Engineering and Mining Journal
Rickard, T.A. 1926 Notes on Ancient and Primitive Mining and Metallurgical Methods – 3.Engineering and Mining Journal