Collection T-MIN/25 - Reports and surveys of collieries and quarries on Dalzell Estate

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GB 249 T-MIN/25


Reports and surveys of collieries and quarries on Dalzell Estate


  • 1846-1888 (Creation)

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3 volumes

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The Dalzell Estate was owned by John Glencairn Carter Hamilton. It included a number of collieries and quarries in Lanarkshire: Lady Emily, Camp, Dalzell, Shields and Parkhead Collieries, and Jerviston, Coursington and Knowehead Quarries. The condition of the mines and quarries was regularly surveyed by mining engineers.

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Survey inspections and reports; journals of bores.

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  • English

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