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

Catalogue of the Archive Box “Wales”

Variety of Item Serial No. Description
Plastic Folder D127

Several sheets of blank notepaper headed ‘Llanrwst Lead Mines
Limited’ – probably from the 1950’s reworking.

Book Anglesey Mining Plc – Placing and Offer for Subscription by Kleinwort Grieveson Securities Limited – dated 1988
Plastic Folder 17 Field Notes and Sketch Map of Dyffyd Adit, Parys Mountain – dated August 1979
Paper Envelope D67 Notes and a photocopy article on Anglesey Mine Tokens – Compiled by Eric Gray-Thomas and sent to Adrian Pearce
Plastic Folder 44 Photocopies of letters from S.J.S. Hughes (Mining Historian and Mineral Agent) regarding (a) the suggested removal of the Ystrad Einion Mine underground waterwheel and (b) remedial work carried out at Cwmsymlog Mine, both in the Mid-Wales Orefield and both dated 1983.
Plastic Folder Photocopy of Cockshutt, E. "The Parys Mountain Copper Mines in the Island of Angelsey"Archaeologia Cambrensis, 114 (1965), pp.87-111
Plastic Folder Photocopy of Webster, Graham (1953) Lead Mining Industry in North Wales in Roman Times. Flintshire Historical Society Journal, Vol.13, pages 5-33
Plastic Folder Typewritten article on Calcite Mining in Flintshire – probably related to - Houston, W.J. "Calcite Production in Flintshire"Quarry Managers Journal(1963), pp.411-413.
Plastic Folder Photocopy of Whittick, G. Clement 1982. The Earliest Roman Lead-Mining on Mendip and in North Wales: A Reappraisal.BritanniaVol. 13 pp113-123.
Plastic Folder Photocopy of Earp, J.R. 1958. Mineral Veins of the Minera-Maeshafn District of North Wales.Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, xiv pp44-69.
Plastic Folder Handout for visitors to the Minera Lead Mines. Produced by Wrexham Maelor Borough Council. N.d.
Plastic Folder Photocopy of Pratt, D. 1962. The Lead-Mining Community at Minera in the 14th Century.Transactions of the Denbighshire Historical SocietyVol. 11
Plastic Folder Photocopied notes for a weekend visit by the Russell Society to the Minera area, North Wales on the 16/17 June 1990. Prepared by L.O. Burch.
Plastic Folder Photocopy of Dominy, Simon C. and Phelps, Roland F.G. 1996 Gwynfynydd’s Gold Veins.Mining Magazine– December 1996.
Plastic Folder Duplicated copy of the Annual Review of the North Cardiganshire Mining Club for 1972-3
Plastic Folder Duplicated copy of ‘Sites of Speleological Interest in the Minera Area’ taken from the Supplement to the 2nd Edition of ‘The Caves of North Wales’ by Tony Oldham.
Plastic Folder Photocopy of Davies, Glyn 1964.Minera. Published by the Author.
Plastic Folder Photocopy of part of Boyd, James I.C. 1981.Narrow Gauge Railways in North Caernarvonshire Volume 1 – The West. The Oakwood Press
Plastic Folder D54 Copy of ‘The Miners Trail – Llywernog Mine Historical Site’ 1980
Leaflet – Llywernog Silver-Lead Mine, dated 1994
Tour Guide - Llywernog Silver-Lead Mine, dated 1975
Plastic Folder Photocopy of ‘Frongoch Mine – an Underground Exploration’ by Roy Fellows. n.d.
Booklet Mining and Industrial Heritage in North West Wales for Groups and Conferences at the University of Wales, Bangor. N.D.
Plastic Folder Chapter 4 – Nantlle Valley. No provenance.
Plastic Folder Photocopy of Hughes, S.J.S. 1991. The Van Mine, Llanidloes, Powys, Wales.U.K. Journal of Mines and MineralsNo. 9
Plastic Folder Offprint Copy of Morrison, T.A. 1971 Some Notes on the Van Mine, Llanidloes, Montgomery.Industrial ArchaeologyVol. 8 No. 1 pp29-51
Plastic Folder Factsheet entitled ‘The Temple Lead Mine, Parsons Bridge’ issued by the Mid-Wales Mining Museum at Ponterwyd. 1981.
Plastic Folder ‘Cwmorthin Slate Quarry Underground Plan’ and ‘Cwmorthin Slate Quarry Surface Plan 1939’ probably redrawn by G. Isherwood.
Plastic Folder Photocopy of ‘Sketch Plan of New Lode and Comet Lode Workings in Pugh’s Section of the Cwmystwyth Mines’ drawn by R.P. Jones 26 October 1987.
Plastic Folder Photocopy of ‘Whatever happened to Geology?’ A Chronology Compiled to Accompany a Lecture on the Work of Dr. Frederick John North. From the 125th Anniversary Programme of the Cardiff Naturalists’ Society – March 1993
Plastic Folder Site guide to the Dolaucothi Gold Mines – issued by the National Trust
Plastic Folder Tourist leaflet – Llechwedd Slate Caverns. n.d.
Plastic Folder Tourist leaflet – Gloddfa Ganol Slate Mine. n.d.
Plastic Folder Tourist leaflet – Sygun Copper Mine. n.d.
Plastic Folder Tourist leaflet – Welsh Gold, The Marian, Dolgellau. n.d.
Plastic Folder Tourist leaflet – Stone Science, Llanddyfnan, Anglesey. n.d.
Plastic Folder Photocopy of ‘The Wainfelin and Tranch Iron Mine’ by Bill Gascoine, 1993
Paper Envelope D48 Sundry paperwork from Parc Mine, Llanwrst, dated 1951 on. Rescued and dried out by Adrian Pearce, from the remains of the plant in 1974.
Booklet Offprint – Manning, W. 1968. The Dolaucothi Gold Mines. Antiquity 42 (168) pp299-302.
Booklet Offprint – Jones, G.D. Barri and Lewis, Peter R. 1971. The Dolaucothi Gold-Mines. Sonderuck aus Bonner Jahrb. 171
Booklet Sygun Copper Mine c.1988
Plastic Folder Leaflet for ‘Chwarel Hen Llanfair’ Slate caverns at Llanfair near Harlech.
Booklet Conference Programme ‘Mining Legacies’ NAMHO 2013 Aberystwyth University 28 June to 1 July 2013
Booklet National Monuments Records of Wales – Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (Collected 2013)
Booklet The Silver Mountain Experience (Collected 2013)
Booklet Metal Links (Collected 2013)
Booklet NAMHO 2013 Aberystwyth – Self Guided Tours from Aberystwyth
Booklet Corris Mine Explorers (Collected 2013)
Booklet What’s On (National Trust, Wales) (Collected 2013)
Booklet Ceredigion Museum (Collected 2013)
Booklet A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Mid-Wales.
Published by the Association for Industrial Archaeology 1984
Folder The Bersham and Clywedog Industrial Trail – Information Sheets – Minera - 1981
Folder The Bersham and Clywedog Industrial Trail – Information Sheets – Minera - 1981
Plastic Folder Leaflets for various mining tourist attractions – Dolaucothi, Parys Mountain, Sygun Copper Mine, Big Pit Mining Museum, Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Clywedog and Bryn-Tail Mine, Wales Underground, Llywernog Mine, Cefn Coed Colliery
Plastic Folder Photocopied Offprint – ‘Mineralogy, Metallurgy, and the Copper Ore Trade.’ By Edmund Newell – Paper presented at the Mining History Seminar, University of Keele, November 1988.