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The history of the Somerset coalfield

by C. G. Down

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Published by David and Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Somerset
    • Subjects:
    • Coal mines and mining -- England -- Somerset -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [262]-264.

      Statementby C. G. Down and A. J. Warrington.
      ContributionsWarrington, A. J., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN808.E52S64
      The Physical Object
      Pagination283 p.
      Number of Pages283
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5279057M
      ISBN 10071535406X
      LC Control Number71888946
      OCLC/WorldCa297720

      (C G Down & A J Warrington (nd: David & Charles: Newton Abbot) The History of the Somerset Coalfield, pp. & ) The coal-cutters in use up to World War II were of two types. Most were used to undercut the coal face, a process which involved cutting a slot along the bottom of the face, leaving the coal to fall or be ripped out by hand.   A book of history with only two very basic maps (one geological!) is thereby injured right from the start. The flood of names, on the other hand, never ceases. Well, that's bound to happen when you try to cover a couple thousand years of history in pages. The Somerset Fry duo plumped for a Reviews: 5.

      History of Somerset County Pennsylvania. History of Cambria County Pennsylvania. History of Westmoreland County Pennsylvania. History of Blair County Pennsylvania. History of Bedford County Pennsylvania. History of Pittsburgh. History of Johnstown. Kittanning Coal Seam. Historic Pictures. Historic Photographs. Historic books. Historic Maps. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. History of Bedford and Somerset Counties, Pennsylvania, with genealogical and personal history by.

      History and description. In the Domesday Book of the village was known as "Mulne" meaning several mills. The parish was part of the hundred of Frome.. Around Mells seems to have been known as Iron Burgh, as a result of the iron ore extracted in the area.. The village hall was built in the 14th century as a tithe barn for Glastonbury Abbey and now serves as the village hall.   Hi I am trying to trace a Nehemiah Smith whorked as an engine driver in the mines around the Chewtob Mendip/Midsomer Norton for some 30 years. Could anyone tell me if there are any records of miners who worked in the Somerset coalfields please. Many THanks David.


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