• Durham Mining Museum Cleator Moor (Iron Ore)

    Woods, Joseph, 05 Sep 1891, 1130 a.m., 6th hour of shift, aged 32, Iron Ore Miner, deceased was engaged at the foot of a slope picking rubbish from the ore, when a piece of ore fell from the roof, striking him on the head, causing injuries which proved fatal at the inquest, evidence was given that the roof of this roadway had not been

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  • Dalton in Furness Cumbria County History Trust

    expansion of iron ore mining resulted in surge in population, including creation of new industrial settlement at Askam. By 1871 (from which time BarrowinFurness was enumerated separately) population of Dalton had risen to 9,902 and it peaked at 13,349 in 1881. Decline of mining industry resulted in slow decline to 10,339 by 1931.

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  • West Cumbria Steetley Minerals

    Mining flourished from about 1830 with the advent of new technologies for iron and steel making where a high grade ore with low phosphorous levels was preferred, exactly the ore . Calcite, Bigrigg, Egremont, Cumbria. 9x4cms. that west Cumbria had.

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  • Florence Iron Mine, Cumbria shropshirecmc.org.uk

    It was a relatively 'easy' tour, and you didn't get too mucky so not much chance of imitating the quotRed Men of Cumbriaquot the name given to the local iron miners due to the colouring effect of the iron ore (although it took several years for the red iron stains to disappear from my wellies).

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  • History of iron ore mining in West Cumbria cwherald

    Coulthard then welcomed the speaker, Gilbert Findlayson, whose talk was about the history of the iron ore industry in West Cumbria. Mr. Findlayson said he was a native of Frizington and had started out as a trainee mining surveyor. He later became a mining engineer and

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  • Haematite deposits of Cumbria Earthwise

    It seems highly probable that haematite was worked for iron ore in Cumbria in preRoman times, though the first documentary records date from the 12th century. The 19th century witnessed the peak of production before largescale mining ended in south Cumbria in

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  • Florence Mine Group Home Facebook

    Mine Group. 313 likes. Group to preserve Florence mine and the history of mining in west Cumbria and the Lake District.

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  • End in sight for iron mining in South Cumbria The Mail

    end was in sight 50 years ago for the last of the iron ore mines which yielded buried treasure to Victorian prospectors in Furness and on both sides of the Duddon Estuary. The final working

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  • Durham Mining Museum Cleator Moor (Iron Ore)

    Woods, Joseph, 05 Sep 1891, 1130 a.m., 6th hour of shift, aged 32, Iron Ore Miner, deceased was engaged at the foot of a slope picking rubbish from the ore, when a piece of ore fell from the roof, striking him on the head, causing injuries which proved fatal at the inquest, evidence was given that the roof of this roadway had not been

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  • Egremont Visit Cumbria

    are made from a mixture of iron ore dust from the nearby Florence Mine, and resin. About a mile south of the town is Florence Mine which was the last working iron ore mine in Europe, and part of the rich mining history of West Cumbria. Now disused, the Florence Iron Ore Mine houses the Florence Arts Centre a multipurpose arts centre

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  • Mines in West Cumbria Cleator Whitehaven Egremont part of

    Lakestay Cumbria tourist information mining history. Cleator Moor was a windy stretch of moorland until the 1780s when it was realised that rich deposits of haematite or iron ore lay not far below the surface.

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  • Durham Mining Museum Frizington (Iron Ore)

    Some of the names of mining fatalities on this web page have been kindly provided by The West Cumbria Mines Research and are marked with . Collieries and Pits within 5 miles (8km) a simulated map showing the immediate vicinity of Frizington (Iron Ore)

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  • CASCAT Record archiveweb.cumbria.gov.uk

    The Hodbarrow Mining Company was nationalised under the Iron and Steel Act (1949) in 1951. It was sold in 1958 by the Iron and Steel Holding and Realisation Agency to the Milliom Hematite Iron and Ore Company Limited. By this point all mining outside of the Moorbank area had ceased.

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  • DaltoninFurness Brief History

    The town was encircled by mining works at Roanhead, Elliscales, Butts Beck, Longlands, Mouzell, Park Mines, and many other locations. Ironore storage yards were built next to the Furness Railway, connected to the mines by a network of narrowgauge and standardgauge tramways. There were also limestone and sandstone quarries, and a brickworks.

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  • Bigrigg, Cumbria

    ore mining continued to expand from this time. Further encouragement for mining resulted when the railway was constructed from Whitehaven to Cleator Moor in the late 1850's. Pits often flooded due to the proximity of the River Ehen, so the mining companies diverted the river.

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  • Egremont Visit Cumbria

    are made from a mixture of iron ore dust from the nearby Florence Mine, and resin. About a mile south of the town is Florence Mine which was the last working iron ore mine in Europe, and part of the rich mining history of West Cumbria. Now disused, the Florence Iron Ore Mine houses the Florence Arts Centre a multipurpose arts centre

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  • Egremont, Cumbria

    is a market town, civil parish and two electoral wards (North and South) in the Borough of Copeland in Cumbria, England, 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Whitehaven and on the River Ehen. Historically in Cumberland, the town, which lies at the foot of Uldale Valley and Dent Fell, has a long industrial heritage including dyeing, weaving and iron ore mining.

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  • Lake District Northern Mine Research Society

    ore was also sometimes mined from veins, like those at Boot in Eskdale. Iron ore mining and smelting around Egremont were underway by medi230val times, but their scale increased from the mid seventeenth century. The ore was often found as large, irregular masses, or sops.

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  • Bigrigg, Cumbria

    ore mining continued to expand from this time. Further encouragement for mining resulted when the railway was constructed from Whitehaven to Cleator Moor in the late 1850's. Pits often flooded due to the proximity of the River Ehen, so the mining companies diverted the river.

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  • Millom Iron Ore Mining gezondheidswinkelfeijer.nl

    iron ore mining santhosanl. millom iron ore mining mayukhportfoliocoin Millom Cumbria and the Lake District Tourist information for Millom Until the success of the iron ore mines, Millom was a small village making its living from fishing, but the significance of the iron deposits was such that workers

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  • County split over West Cumbria coal mine Green World

    mining is an industry in decline, but councillors in Cumbria have just voted unanimously in favour of a new deep pit coal mine. In a region hardhit by austerity, the jobs offered by West Cumbria Mining won over the council, who put environmental concerns to one side. We spoke to campaigners from the region about the decision.

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  • Welcome to West Cumbria Mining West Cumbria Mining

    2014, West Cumbria Mining has been developing plans for the creation of a metallurgical coal mine, known as Woodhouse Colliery, off the coast near Whitehaven in West Cumbria to supply the UK and European steelmaking coal market, which currently imports around

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  • Goose Green Mine, Frizington, Arlecdon amp Frizington

    was started in 1855 by the Parkside Mining Company. In 1875, changed ownership to the Goose Green Iron Ore Company who worked the mine until 1892. The mine was abandoned in 1897 until the Frizington Mining Company extracted some ore from the upper levels between 1910 and 1913.

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  • Iron mining Industrial History of Cumbria

    The story of iron ore mining in West Cumbria Mervyn Dodd, The Cumberland Geological Society, 2010. FEATURED SITE. The Mines of Eskdale (article) Iron ore mining around LindalinFurness (web site) MORE SITES TO VISIT. Cumbria sites listed in the MMP Step Three Report for iron and steel industries

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  • millom iron ore mining santhosa.nl

    iron ore mining mayukhportfoliocoin. Millom Cumbria and the Lake District Tourist information for Millom Until the success of the iron ore mines, Millom was a small village making its living from fishing, but the significance of the iron deposits was such that workers.

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  • Welcome to West Cumbria Mining West Cumbria Mining

    2014, West Cumbria Mining has been developing plans for the creation of a metallurgical coal mine, known as Woodhouse Colliery, off the coast near Whitehaven in West Cumbria to supply the UK and European steelmaking coal market, which currently imports around

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  • Europe's last deep iron ore mine is set to close

    25, 2006018332Europe's last deep iron ore mine is set to close. But its 71yearold owner, who still works the tunnels, says he has the key to its survival.

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  • A History of Cumbria and the Lake District Visit Cumbria

    was known in earlier times that West Cumbria was rich in iron ore but it was not until the 1830s that this valuable mineral was mined here on a significant scale.The best quality iron ore to be found anywhere in the world is called h230matite and it is this rich mineral which is can be found in the limestone layers of West Cumbria.

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  • For Wordsworth for West Cumbria, Conrad Atkinson, 1980

    works on hardboard and card, photograph, acrylic paint, iron ore and coal Since the late '60s, much of Conrad Atkinson's art has been concerned with the problems experienced by those living in the area where he was born and brought up, the industrial coastal strip of West Cumbria (formerly

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  • Lonsdale (Iron Ore) Mining Company Limited of Whitehaven

    description Lonsdale (Iron Ore) Mining Company Limited of Whitehaven and Frizington This record is held by Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven See contact details

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