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Link: Mining in South and West Yorkshire
« on: Friday 20 October 06 15:43 BST (UK) »
Hi - just wondering if anoyone knows of any good resources on the net about mining in south yorkshire...i thought there would be loads but i cant find any

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Surname interests:<br />Salter, Fulford, Woodcock, Finney, Tissington, Driscoll, Shea, Maxfield, Collier, Hughes, Williams, Petty, Pearson, Prescott, Baldwin, <br /><br />Area interests:<br />West Riding Yorkshire: Rotherham, Hemsworth, Darfield, Sheffield<br />Worcestershire/Staffordshire: Oldbury, West Bromwich, Halesowen, White Heath<br />Lancashire: Wigan, Aspull, <br />Nottinghamshire: Worksop<br />erbyshire:alfreton, ironville, codnor

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Re: mining in south yorkshire
« Reply #1 on: Friday 20 October 06 23:55 BST (UK) »
It may be worthwhile looking at some of these,The comments on each site are my own thoughts so you may not agree with me but have a look anyhow. Even though Sth York's is my home area I include a cross section of links that may interest you or indeed anyone with an interest in coal mining.

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http://www.mining-memorabilia.co.uk   
Coal Mining & Colliery Histories

http://www.projects.ex.ac.uk/mhn/www
a database of mining links

http://www.minersadvice.co.uk/links.htm
another database of links – bit more descriptive though

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1842womenminers.html
a report on girls working in the coalmines

http://www.dmm.org.uk/mindex.htm
a usefull site with lots of info and stastistics – little human interest

http://www.haig1.freeserve.co.uk/page1.html
Good museum site. Some stories recorded as audio files

http://shropshiremines.org.uk/bmd/index.htm
Simple sit but has some usefull leads

http://www.cmhrc.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/
Lists some good sites – worthwhile

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~stenhouse/coal/pbl/coalmain.htm
Women and coalmining

http://www.mining-memorabilia.co.uk/NMMA.htm
Memorabilia

http://www.legend.org.uk/%7Eacovell/the_pits/the_pits.htm
Lots of photo’s of mines

Follow the links to the mining section which includes this and other pages http://www.eastlothianmuseums.org/exhibitions/tranent/texts/mcneill.htm

http://www.welshcoalmines.co.uk
A personal site worth looking at

http://www.mike.munro.cwc.net/mining/wms/wms_intr.htm 
Homepage of the welsh mining institute

http://www.mininginstitute.org.uk/papers/Wilson.html
a paper written in 1863 – good description of a miners lot

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/research-guides/mines-and-mining.htm
National Archives guide to researching Mines and Mining Records

http://www.warrinerprimaries.com/Topic/diglake.htm
Details of a specific disaster                                         links updated Sept 2013
Ford, Baines, Dixon, Platts, Peat, Proctor, Rotherforth, Dakin/Daykin, Sales, Beech, Hall, Parkin, Nightingale. ----- Harthill, Waleswood, Woodhouse-mill, Whitwell

South Yorkshire/Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire

Torremocha, Candog, Ramos, Reyes, Rodrigueus
-------Philippines --- Bohol

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Re: mining in south yorkshire
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 13 August 08 09:21 BST (UK) »
Also;
Coal Mining Disasters
http://www.cmhrc.co.uk/site/disasters/


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« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 18 September 13 11:04 BST (UK) »
Free historical material related to mining and minerals
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