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Research Resources

I shall publish on this page all the research resources that I have used. Some of the older and more valuable books were freely given to me in pdf format and I will happily pass on how to obtain these.

The following are in PDF format.

1873 - Proceedings - Institute of Mechanical Engineers - Volume 27,page 146
1879 - The Mining Journal - page 100; 110; 136; 139; 140
1822 - Transactions of the Royal Geological Society - Volume 2,page 109
1818 - Transactions of the Royal Geological Society - Volume 1,page 255; 258
1832 - Transactions of the Royal Geological Society - Volume 4,
1868 - BOURNE; John - A Treatise on the Steam Engine
1875 - COLLINS; Joseph Henry - Principles of Coal Mining - page 121
1868 - HUNT: Robert - Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom
1869 - HUNT; Robert - Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom - page 168
1870 - HUNT: Robert - Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom
1873 - HUNT: Robert - Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom
1877 - HUNT: Robert - Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom
1867 - HUNT; Robert - Reports from Commissioners - Volume XXlll ,page 65; 251
1874 - HUNT; Robert - Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom - 1873,page 25
1839 - LEAN; Thomas - Historical Statement ..... Steam Engines ... Cornwall
1855 - LEIFCHILD; John R - Cornwall: Its mines and miners
1817 - PARIS; John A - Mine Accidents
1844 - POLE; William - A Treatise on the Cornish Pumping Engine
1841 - RUSSELL; John Scott - A Treatise on the Steam Engine
1862 - SALMON; Henry Curwen - The Mining and Smelting Magazine - Volume 1,
1863 - SALMON; Henry Curwen - The Mining and Smelting Magazine - Volume 3,
1864 - SALMON; Henry Curwen - The Mining and Smelting Magazine - Volume 4
1864 - SALMON; Henry Curwen - The Mining and Smelting Magazine - Volume 5,page 373
1864 - SALMON; Henry Curwen - The Mining and Smelting Magazine - Volume 6
1865 - SPARGO; Thomas - The Mines of Cornwall and Devon - Statistics & Observations - page 64
1865 - SPARGO; Thomas - Statistics and Observations on the Mines of Devon and Cornwall - page 65
1870 - WILLIAMS; J - The Cornwall and Devon Mining Directory - page 100

The following books I have borrowed

1873 - Return of Owners of Land
1884 - Symons Gazetteer of Cornwall
1865 - SPARGO; T - The Mines of Cornwall; Volume 2; The Camborne Area
1994 - ATKINSON; Barry - Mining Sites in Cornwall; Volume 2 - page 12
1971 - BARTON; R.M - Life in Cornwall - 4 volumes of local newspaper articles from 1810 to 1899
1961 - BARTON; D.B - A History of Copper Mining in Cornwall and Devon - pages 53, 73, 91, 95
1965 - BARTON; D.B - A History of Tin Smelting in Cornwall - page 176
1965 - BARTON; D.B - The Cornish Beam Engine - pages 102, 196
1987 - BURT; Roger - Cornish Mines..1845 to 1913-page 306
1912 - COLLINS; J.H - Observations on the West of England Mining Region - pages 182, 402, 532, 620
1862 - Cornwall and Devon Mining Directory
1870 - Cornwall and Devon Mining Directory
1976 - CROWLEY; T.E - Beam Engines
1927 - HAMILTON JENKIN; A.K - The Cornish Miner - page 255
1887 - HUNT; R.W - British Mining - page 265
1873 - KELLY'S Directories of Cornwall
1883 - KELLY'S Directories of Cornwall
1889 - KELLY'S Directories of Cornwall
1893 - KELLY'S Directories of Cornwall
1839 - LEAN; Thomas - (1969 Reprint) On The Steam Engines in Cornwall
1984 - NOAL; Cyril - The Book of Hayle
1989 - NOAL; Cyril - Cornish Mine Disasters - page 70
2005 - PASCOE; Henry - The Book of Hayle
1865 - SPARGO: Thomas - (1960 Reprint) The Mines of Cornwall; Camborne Area
1967 - TROUNSON; J.H - Cornish Engines And The Men Who Handled Them
1989 - TROUNSON; J.H - The Cornish Mineral Industry 1937 to 1951 - page 107

The following extracts have been photocopied and given to me

1907 - Geology of Lands End - page 113
1912 - COLLINS: J.H - The West of England Mining Region -pages 532,533
1956 - DINES; H.G - The Metaliferrous Mining Region of South West England Vol.1 - pages 140,141,142,143
1963 - PEARCE; Richard - The Ports and Harbours of Cornwall -pages 118, 119
1987 - BURT; R - Cornish Mines - pages 306, 307

The following were sourced from the internet

1995 - HUTCHENS; Marshall - The Mines of Hayle; Mellanear Mine
0000 - The Life of Richard Trevithick
0000 - SAWNSON; Tom - Implications of Historical Mining - Ryans Field, Hayle
0000 - Mineral Statistics of the UK; Cornish Mineral Production