Miners and Mining in the New Mill Valley (2014) by Pamela Cooksey & Alan Tinsdeall

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Miners and Mining in the New Mill Valley was written by Pamela Cooksey and Alan Tinsdeall, and published in 2014 by Holme Valley Civic Society.

A PDF version of the book can be freely downloaded from the Society's web site:

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  • paperback
  • 151 pages

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Contents

  • Acknowledgements (page i)
  • Preface (page iii)
  • List of Mines (page v)
  • Coal mining
    • Introduction (page 1)
    • Early mining (page 24)
    • Coal Mines and Mining Employers in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries (page 26)
    • Coal Pits and Coal Production during the nineteenth century (page 62)
    • Mining Employees in the nineteenth century (page 73)
    • Underground Working Conditions in the nineteenth century (page 97)
    • “Maisters and Men” (page 116)
    • Mining during the twentieth century (page 123)
  • Appendix 1 Sources (page 145)
  • Appendix 2 Glossary (page 146)
  • Appendix 3 List of Names (page 148)