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MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS - Ancestry

1861, February 22nd at Woodhead Lead Mines, Parish of Carsphairn After Banns, according to the Forms of the Free Church of SCotland Groom: John YULE, Leadf Miner, Batchelor, 24, Woodhead Lead Mines Carsphairn Parents: Robert YULE, Lead Miner and Agnes YULE ms SHARPE (dec) Bride: Jane MARTIN, Spinster, 18, Woodhead Lead Mines, Carsphairn

Wroewolfeite - Mines, Minerals and More

ⓘ Old Sandbed Mine (Old Sandbeds Mine) Journal of The Russell Society, Volume 9, 2006: Roughton Gill; ⓘ Red Gill Mine; Cooper, M.P. and Stanley, C.J. (1990) Minerals of the English Lake District: Caldbeck Fells.

Metalliferous mineralization, Southwest Scotland - …

Of this production, more than half the lead, almost all of the zinc and a proportion of the copper were recovered from the Blackcraig mines (14), some 5 km from the SW margin of the Cairnsmore of Fleet granodiorite pluton. Little can now be seen of this deposit, the most important in southwest Scotland…

Wroewolfeite - Mines, Minerals and More

Named after Caleb Wroe Wolfe (1908-1980), Professor of Geology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The mineral wolfeite is also named after him. Type Locality: ⓘ Loudville Lead Mines (Manhan Lead-Silver Mine; Southampton Lead Mine; Northampton Lead Mine), Easthampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA.

2. Wigtownshire 1811–1861 – FAMILY HISTORY

1863 SCOTLAND STATUTORY MARRIAGE: Parish of Old Cumnock, ... and the eldest child, David, was working as a lead miner. There were two lead mines in the district at that time: Garlies Mine, which lay 3.8 km (2.4 miles) north-east of the town, and Blackcraig, a similar distance to the south-east. There were six children in all, the youngest was ...

An introduction to the Scottish Mineral Geological ...

Jun 05, 2017· The largest concentration of such veins is in the Leadhills-Wanlockhead district, with over 70 veins within an area of 8 km 2, making it the premier lead-mining area of Scotland. Veins in the Tyndrum, Islay and Strontian districts were also wrought for lead, the latter giving its name to the element strontium, which was first isolated in 1808 ...

List of lead mines in the United Kingdom

Feb 22, 2017· List of lead mines in the United Kingdom. Use the tools below to search for mines, quarries & sites. You can combine all inputs, e.g. just searching by name, or by combining with other search parameters. All inputs are optional, use as many or as few as you wish. …

The Wigtownshire Ramblers Cairnsmore (Blackcraig) of Dee ...

Sep 15, 2013· The Wigtownshire Ramblers Cairnsmore (Blackcraig) of Dee September 2013. It's Saturday the 15th of September and I'm leading today's walk up Cairnsmore of Dee and Benniguinea. I'll rephrase that to "surviving today's walk up....." As a group we've done a version of this walk before. It was just over 5 years ago.

History of lead mining | Minerals and mines | Foundations ...

In 1867 by a group of Cornish engineers came to revitalise the old worked out lead mines and to re-smelt the old slag heaps. They set up the East Harptree Lead Works Company in 1867, but the venture closed in 1875. The earthworks of the mine buildings, the furnace, flues and …

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Lead sulphide (galena) was the main ore mined, although in later periods zinc sulphide (calamine) was also mined. The construction of the Military Road in 1763-1764 from Gatehouse to Creetown had uncovered some seams of lead at Blackcraig, which were exploited by the Craigtown Mining Company on …

Blackcraig | Canmore

This was excellent for business, as good communications gave it an advantage over other Scottish lead mines located in more remote areas, such as Corrantee and Tyndrum. By 1780, 44 men worked at Blackcraig mines; this included 25 miners and 7 men who smelted the ore to remove impurities from the lead…

Blackcraig | Canmore

This was excellent for business, as good communications gave it an advantage over other Scottish lead mines located in more remote areas, such as Corrantee and Tyndrum. By 1780, 44 men worked at Blackcraig mines; this included 25 miners and 7 men who smelted the ore to remove impurities from the lead.

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Apr 04, 2016· HEMIMORPHITE - Eagle Crag Mine, Grisedale, Westmorland, England SOLD: Rounded aggregates of small greyish-brown on sphalerite/quartz matrix.. BB31: HEMIMORPHITE - West Blackcraig Mine, Blackcraig, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland: Sprays of clear to yellowish small elongated Hemimorphite xtls in cavities in dolomite matrix +/- aurichalcite: 25p: 1 ...

History of the McKinstry Surname and McKinstry Families in ...

4.5.6. Blackcraig was noted for its lead mines from about 1750 to 1900. Most of the houses were for miners but are now residential. 7. Britain was inhabited by Britons who spoke Old Welsh. The Welsh people never invaded Galloway. These Britons were displaced west by Saxons mostly, and Angles who spoke Anglo-Saxon which developed in English and ...

Blackcraig Mine (East Blackcraig Mine; West Blackcraig ...

There were two mines at Blackcraig: West Blackcraig was located just south of the military road; East Blackcraig was to the north, where Kirroughtree Forest is today. Both were operated by the Craigtown Mining Company. The mining lease was granted in 1764 with production in …

Wild camping in Scotland - old Ruins of Woodhead Lead ...

Youtube meet up with Densum ranger and South West Wilderness. We set up camp at the ruins of Woodhead Lead Mines. Another wild camp with friends and a rather...

Blackcraig Wood | Scottish Wildlife Trust

Blackcraig Wood. Blackcraig Wood is a rich woodland of oak, birch, ash and wych elm clinging to a sea cliff. Buzzards soar overhead and the oak canopy supports the elusive purple hairstreak butterfly. In spring, bluebells, ivy and great wood-rush carpet the ground beneath …

Minnigaff Parish - Kirkcudbrightshire Old Parish Records ...

Minnigaff Parish - Kirkcudbrightshire Old Parish Records - Births frame 3410 (01) - 15 Feb 1781 - William Clement and Margaret Clerk his spouse in Buchan of Minnigaff had a son Baptised named William (02) - 15 Feb 1781 - Thomas Chalmers in Holm of Minnigaff and Jean Gordon his spouse had a daughter Baptised named Hamilton (03) - 23 Feb 1781 - John Shaw in Path of Minnigaff and Jean McClellan ...

Leadhills Supergroup, Ordovician, Southern Uplands - Earthwise

Applied Earth Science (Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy B), Vol. 113, B43–B57. Stone, P, Breward, N, Merriman, R J, and Barnes, R P. 2006. The interpretation and application of regional geochemistry: lessons from the Paratectonic Caledonides. Scottish Journal of Geology, Vol. 42, 65–76.

Map of UK Sites - UK Mining Remains

A photographic record of travels around the UK photograhing of the many surface remains of metal mines, coal mines, stone mines and quarries for use by mine explorers historians and walkers ICLOK

Tyndrum Mine - Northern Mine Research Society

Tyndrum Mine. Sir Robert Clifton, of Nottinghamshire, took a mining lease of the Earl of Breadalbane's extensive estate in 1730 and, in 1741, discovered a rich lead mine at Tyndrum. The veins there follow the west side of the fault, and ten levels were driven into the Hard Vein, which runs up the northern slope of Stron nan Colan, and parts ...

Place Names in the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright - Parish of ...

Blackcraig Mines Mine Blackcraig Wood Named Woodland Blackhill Dwelling ... Cairnsmore Lead Mine Mine * Cairnsmore Loch Loch Cairnsmore of Fleet ... Penkill Old …

THE NON-FERROUS METAL MINES OF SOUTH-WEST …

Lead and copper mining continued at intervals from this time onward until about 1920., reaching a peak of activity between 1850 and 1860. Zinc mining has never been developed to any extent, though some zinc ore has been produced from time to time from the lead mines, and zinc ore is …

Cononish Gold and Silver Mine, Tyndrum, Scotland

The Cononish gold and silver mine in the Grampian Highlands of mid-western Scotland is owned by Scotgold Resources. The current adit entrance of Cononish gold and silver mine. The annual production of the Cononish gold and silver mine is expected to be 23,370oz in the first phase. Long hole open stoping (LHOS) mining method is used in Cononish ...

Only Underground Mine Tour in Scotland - The Lead Mining ...

Explore our 300 year old mine - the only underground mine tour in Scotland. 0 items - Free. Buy Tickets Now! Home; About Us; Tours. ... The Museum of Lead Mining website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.

Mines and mining - The National Archives

It is worth noting that rentals relating to mines (including iron, tin and fireclay mines, and stone quarries) are accounted separately. LRRO 3/84, for example, is a set of accounts relating to Yorkshire lead mines 1697-1831. 4.3 Crown Estate Commissioners (CRES) Browse the record series from …

Index of articles on Scotland published by NMRS - Northern ...

SCOTLAND Index of NMRS publications & newsletters Compiled by Alasdair Neill 2016 To search within this page: Hold down the CTRL key and press F Index to other areas METAL MINES GOLD MINING N5/2014 p. 9-10. BM57 p. 52-67. BM67 p. 52-63. LEAD MINES BM57 p. 52. BM59 p. 123-127....

Lead Mining - Scottish Mining Website

Lead-mining in the vale of Glengonner Water is heard of as long ago as 1239, and possibly was carried on in the time of the Roman domination. The Romans, at all events, had several camps in the neighbourhood, and led two of their military roads to a junction within the parish; and, as they certainly worked lead-mines somewhere in Great Britain ...

(PDF) Planned Villages in South-West Scotland, 1730–1855 ...

in the Blackcraig Mining Co. These companies operated lead mines on opposite sides of the Military Road in the S tewartry parish of Minniga ff (see Donnachie, 1971 for further

Old Mining Map Prints| Maps of the Past

Old Mining Maps. Relive the Gold Rush! Or trace the development of silver, coal, mineral and salt mining! Mining maps show ownership, distances, railroads, and telegraph lines. The growth of entire regions of the country was influenced by the mining industry. Follow their history with these detailed maps, featuring a treasure trove of ...

Minnigaff records - Genealogy and Family History in Scotland

May 22, 2018· We are pleased to be able to offer to obtain images of the minutes for each appeal, at the following rates: £3 for a single minute. £6 for up to 3 minutes for a single case. £9 for any single case with more than 3 minutes (some cases have as many as 8 minutes) We have indexed these records, and list the cases for this parish below.

List of Plans of Abandoned Mines to 30 ... - Scottish Mining

Feb 26, 2012· Scottish Mining Website List of Plans of Abandoned Mines Deposited In The Home Office Under the Coal And Metalliferous Mines Regulations Acts

The Mines of Scotland: A Bibliography - arbarama.com

Blackcraig Mine NX 440 649 Explorer 319. Green and Todd 12 . ... Anna 1994 June The Woodhead Lead Mine [in] Scottish History 31-34 . Defoe, Daniel 1991 A Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain. ... and Stromness where the opening into the old lead mine was a familiar feature to the youth of Stromness in the early part of this century ...