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18th Century.pdf
How the lead industry developed in Swaledale throughout the 18th century, including the bitter disputes between rival companies that resulted in the Beldi Hill trials.

The Sixteenth and Seventeeth Century.pdf
Document detailing how the lead mining industry expanded throughout the 16th & 17th century in Swaledale.

Early Period of Mining in Swaledale.pdf
A description of early mining activity in Swaledale before the 16th Century

The Swaledale Mining Field.pdf
Document explaining how lead ore came to present in the hills of Swaledale

Beldi Hill.jpg
Image depicts the Beldi Hill Trials between Lord Pomfret and Thomas Smith over mining rights in the Beldi Hill area.
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