Historical Library

The following are contemporary reports of mining in the local area.

Alum Manufacture by Richard Winter
(Nicholsons Journal, 1810)

Remarks on the Ore and Ironstone of Rosedale Abbey (plus diagram) by Joseph Bewick
(North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, 1857)

Cleveland Ironstone by John Marley
(North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, 1857)

On the Magnetic Ironstone Deposit of Rosedale by Nicholas Wood
(North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, 1858)

Observations on Safety Cages (including Calows Safety Cage) by John Marley
(North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, 1866)

Underground Conveyance in Cleveland by William Cockburn,
(North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, 1867)

On the Magnetic Ironstone of Rosedale Abbey, Cleveland by John Marley (North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, 1870)

Mechanical Ventilators for Mines by William Daniel (North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, 1875)

Walkers Detaching Hook by W. Walker.
(North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, 1875)

Coate Moor Sale Catalogue 1876

Remarks on the points of interest at the Skelton Park and Lumpsey Mines, on the occasion of the visit of the institute, September 16th, 1881 by A.L. Steavenson
(North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, 1881)

On Jet Mining by Charles Parkin
(North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, 1881)

On the Mineral Resource of The Rosedale Abbey District  by Charles Parkin
(North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, 1882)

Coal and Iron Industries of the United Kingdom Chapter 3
(Richard Meade, 1883)

Diagram of Endless Rope Haulage at Eston by Wilhelm Hildenbrand The Underground Haulage of Coal by Wire Ropes, 1884)

On The System of Working Ironstone at Lumpsey Mine by Hydraulic Drills by A L Steavenson
(North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, 1887)

On The Introduction of Steel Supports For The Maintenance of Main Roads in the Mines of Cleveland by A L Steavenson
(North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, 1888)

Notes on Ironstone Mining In Cleveland by J C I’Anson
(Engineering, 1892)

Drills in the Cleveland Mines (plus discussion) by William Charlton
(Institution of Mining Engineers, 1903)

Compound Winding Engine at Lumpsey (plus discussion) by M R Kirby
(Institution of Mining Engineers, 1905)

Royal Commission on Mines Minutes of Evidence 1907 & 1908

The Electrically Operated Loftus Ironstone Mine
(Scientific American Supplement, July 1912)

The Cleveland Ironstone by J J Burton
(The Naturalist, 1913)

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