Archaeology of the coal trade

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    Authors & editors

    Taylor, T John [Author]

    Publisher Frank Graham
    Year of publication 1971

    English (main text)

    Medium Facsimile reprint

    Mining & extraction > Minerals and non-ferrous metals

    Scope & contentThe history and development of coal mining practice and machinery, mainly looking at the coal fields around Newcastle and Durham.
    Pertaining information mainly from Saxon times to the 1780's. Illustrated with diagrams, and appendices of transcribed documents such as coal tonnage, names of the pit owners and rents and rates.

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    Accession no. 230166

    • Shelf location: M300
    • Donor: Lawrence Cameron Collection.
    • Notes: Facsimile edition of the original book published in 1858 in 'Memoirs Chiefly Illustrative of the History and Antiques of Northumberland communicated to the Annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland held at Newcastle-on-Tyne on 25th August 1852'.