2 edition of Derbyshire Miners Glossary; or, an Explanation of the Technical Terms of the Miners found in the catalog.
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a development heading or a face heading. 1897 Derbyshire lead mining glossary. Dogger - Generally a young boy who coupled tubs together with link chain and hooks. - site featuring a walk-through of 20 Peak District towns and villages, with an emphasis on local history. There are some early 20th century publications in the collection, but most of the items date from the 18th to 19th century — the earliest items are from the 16th and 17th century Further Reading• In Tideswell, these were Bishop Robert PURSGLOVE c1503-1580and William FIELDSEND the rector between 1551 and 1576 ; in the case of Hathersage, the EYRE and FITZHERBERT families.
The GENUKI Gazetteer covers the whole of England, Wales and Scotland and can be searched by place-name or part of a place-name or Ordnance Survey Grid Reference six-figure, eg SK350350.
Exam ination 1 - Visual shaft examination by shaftsmen, once per 24 hours. Fathom - Unit of length, 6 feet, used for depths of shafts or seams. East Midlands accents are generallyinstead drawing out their vowels, resulting in the Midlands Drawl, which can to non-natives be mistaken for dry.
The web site has a wonderful series of 1:10,560 scale historical maps for the whole of the UK available online. Garland - A gutter round the shaft walling collecting water running down the shaft and delivering it to the pit bottom by down pipes.
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Button man - Conveyor attendant making sure that he stops the inbye conveyor when the outbye conveyor stops, ensuring no pile ups and also to clean up any spillage.
He would travel like this a distance varying from 100 to 600 yards.