Lead Mining in the 18th Century

Title

Lead Mining in the 18th Century

Description

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.

Creator

Helen Guy

Source

Rastrick, A (1975) Lead Industry of Wensleydale & Swaledale Vol 1, Moorland Publishing. Fawcett, E (circa 1939): Lead Mines in Swaledale MS, North Yorkshire County Records Office. Gill, M (1993): Swaledale Mines & Smelt Mills, Landmark Publishing

Files

Citation

Helen Guy, “Lead Mining in the 18th Century,” Keld Resource Centre, accessed June 15, 2021, https://keld.omeka.net/items/show/27.

Social Bookmarking