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coal fields of Gloucestershire and Somersetshire

John Anstie

coal fields of Gloucestershire and Somersetshire

and their resources.

by John Anstie

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Published by Edward Stanford in London .
Written in English


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Pagination103p. :
Number of Pages103
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Open LibraryOL18287185M

Coal is mentioned in the records of County Durham as early as the 12th century, when the Boldon Book () mentions a coal miner at Escomb. It states that the coal miner provided coal for the iron-work of the ploughs at nearby Coundon. The book also records that the smiths of Sedgefield and Bishopwearmouth were making use of local coal. But. About this Item: Couverture rigide. Condition: Satisfaisant. Their History,Structure,and Ressources with descriptions of the Coal-Field of our Indian and Colonial Empire,and of other Parts of the -8° reliure toile marron,titre,auteur et éditeur dorés au dos, format moyen,Edward Stanford,London,fourth edition,,frontispiece,very many maps extendible and illustrations,xviii.

Returning to England in from self-imposed political exile, Cobbett was deeply shocked by the advances of the Industrial Revolution. The rural culture to which he was devoted was being destroyed and, a truly modern journalist, he suddenly desired 'to see the country, to see the farmers at home, and to see the labourers in the fields'. Full text of "A glossary of terms used in coal mining" See other formats.

Gloucestershire can probably be divided conveniently into two parts: west of the Severn and east of the Severn. West of the River Severn is dominated by The Forest of Dean and is a basin of limestone with coal measures overlying the centre of the basin. THE BOTANY OF BRISTOL. By J. W. WHITE, F.L.S. FOR natural history purposes the neighbourhood of Bristol may fitly be regarded as co-extensive with the area of the Bristol coal-fields and the associated strata comprised in the geological map of Mr. : J.W. White.


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The Coal Fields Of Gloucestershire And Somersetshire [John Anstie (C.E.)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

15, 3, 1, To Since the year the output of the collieries in the Somerset coal-field, together with the produce of collieries in the Bristol district, are available, and are given in the following quantities, with the total number of collieries in both divisions of the coalfield; the production of Somersetshire, in.

The Coal Fields of Gloucestershire and Somersetshire (Bracknell: Forge Books, ). Facsimile of edition. Cornwell, J. Collieries of Somerset & Bristol (Ashbourne: Landmark Publishing Co., ). Somerset (/ ˈ s ʌ m ər s ɛ t / or locally / ˈ z ʌ m ər z ɛ t /; archaically, Somersetshire) is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west.

It is bounded to the north and west by the Severn Estuary and the Bristol Channel, its coastline facing southeastern tuent country: England. The Somerset Coalfield in northern Somerset, England is an area where coal was mined from the 15th century until It is part of a larger coalfield which stretched into southern Somerset coalfield stretched from Cromhall in the north to the Mendip Hills in the south, and from Bath in the east to Nailsea in the west, a total area of about square miles ( km 2).

The Somersetshire Coal Canal The Somersetshire Coal Canal was built to carry coal from the Paulton and Radstock coal fields to the Kennet and Avon Canal. Although the coal was relatively plentiful and there were markets for it across the South of England, sales had been small and prices high because the roads of the area were exceptionally poor.

A coalfield is an area of certain uniform characteristics where coal is mined. The criteria for determining the approximate boundary of a coalfield are geographical and cultural, in addition to geological.

A coalfield often groups the seams of coal, railroad companies, cultural groups, and watersheds and other geographical considerations. Bibliography. The list which follows is by no means exhaustive, but the books and articles listed give a good overview of the subject.

Niall Allsop, "The Somersetshire Coal Canal Rediscovered" (Bath: Millstream Books, ) John Anstie, "The Coal Fields of Gloucestershire and Somersetshire, and their Resources" (London: Edward Stanfield, ). The coal and iron industries of the United Kingdom This title is part of the ICE Publishing complete digital collection - helping ensure access to essential engineering content from past to present.

This title is not currently available in print. COLLIERIES OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AT WORK IN, The list gives, Name of Colliery, Where situated and Owner's Name. BRISTOL COAL FIELD AS FAR AS REGARDS GLOUCESTERSHIRE.

1 Belgium, Bristol, Kingswood and Parkfield Iron Co. 2 California, Bristol, A. and G, Fussell. SOMERSETSHIRE: BRISTOL COAL FIELD AS FAR AS REGARDS SOMERSETSHIRE. Descripción: British Library, Historical Print Editions, United States, Paperback.

Condición: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Title: The Coal Fields of Gloucestershire and Somersetshire, and their her: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom.

A Brief History of the Bristol and Somerset Coalfield. It is known that the Romans used coal in the area since it has been found at a number of Roman sites in Somerset and Gloucestershire, and the third-century writer Solinus even makes a somewhat cryptic reference to the temple at Bath which suggests that coal was burned there.

Market Cross at Cheddar, Somersetshire, Cheddar Market Cross in Cheddar, signed: Etch'd by John Smith from a Sketch by W. Alexander, Fig. 32, p. 18, Alexander, William (Sketch); Smith, John (Etching),John Britton: The architectural antiquities of Great Britain: represented and illustrated in a series of views, elevations, plans, sections and details of various ancient English edifices.

Albert Edward PALMER was born in May in Cherington, Gloucestershire, England. He married Plenty PENNEY on 12 Sep in St Lukes Church, Bedminster, Bristol. He died on 10 Apr in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. Hester PALMER was born in Oct in Cherington, Gloucestershire, England. She. The Colliery Year Book and Coal Trades Directory The Stock Exchange Year Book The Stock Exchange Official Intelligence The Stock Exchange Official Year-Book.

Directories. Harrison Harrod & Co’s Bristol Post-Office Directory and Gazetteer, with the Counties of Gloucestershire and Somersetshire ( Harrison Harrod & Co: London).

The Coal Fields™ makes no warranty, expressed or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, nor assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, reliability, completeness or utility of these geospatial data. Coal mining is one of Somerset's oldest industires and eighty collieries have been sunk since the 's.

In this book, the history and geology of the area are detailed and present day (s) remains at every site are described with maps to show locations and illustrations of buildings. Hope you don't mind, but I am now involved in a former mining museum, Chatterley Whitfield and look after the new website.

I have been looking for. From Introduction: "The major purpose of this bulletin, as indicated in the preface by Dr.

John W. Finch, Director of the Bureau of Mines, is to give a critical review of the coal-mining methods used in the principal producing countries of Europe, to describe the reasons underlying the adoption of these methods, and to contrast them with coal-mining methods employed in the United States."Cited by: 2.

The great Northern district, including all the Coal-fields north of the Trent. The Central district, including Leicester, Warwick, Stafford, and Shropshire. The Western district, subdivided into North-western including North Wales, and South-western including South Wales, Gloucestershire, and Somersetshire.

The Coalfields of Gloucestershire and Somersetshire by John Anstie: A Provisional Red Data Book of Gloucestershire Bryophytes by R.V. Lansdown: Roman Gloucestershire by Alan McWhirr: Burnt Norton, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, England, UK.

Maryland, USA. Virginia, USA. This important resource originally created by Ian Winstanley will give you a glimpse into the lives of your coal mining ancestors through photographs of major collieries, a collection of mining poems, mining maps, and Royal Commission Reports on the social and working conditions of those involved in the coal mining industry, from coal owners and mine officials, to the men, women and.Central Scottish Coalfields When the coal industry was nationalised inthere were collieries in Scotland; now there are none.

The last six pits to close were Killoch (), Bilston Glen (), Barony (), Frances (), Monktonhall () & Longannet ().