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Hodbarrow Iron Ore Mines (1850 - 1968) Co-Curate

Hodbarrow Iron Ore Mines (1850 - 1968) The first of the Hodbarrow iron ore (red hematite) mines, located between Millom and the seashore at Hodbarrow Point in Cumberland (now Cumbria), opened in c.1850. At that time Millom was a small

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Mine Cage from Hodbarrow Millom Cumbria - Logo of the

2015-7-31  Iron ore gives a red and greasy dust which adhered to everything, including the miners. They lived in makeshift huts until Millom Newtown was built in the early 1870's. Sanitation was dire causing ...

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Iron mining Industrial History of Cumbria

A shortened version of the chapter by Richard Hewer and Alen McFadzean in Lakeland’s Mining Heritage. The iron industry has slowly matured within the Lake Counties for centuries, with industrial growth spreading from the small bloomery and forge sites, coastal plateau workings and the narrow veins of the fells to the huge mining and iron smelting complexes of the late 19th

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History of Hodbarrow Iron Ore Mines (1850 - 1968) Co

Closure of Millom Ironworks and Hodbarrow Mine. Millom Ironworks closed on the 13th of September 1968, after over a hundred years of iron production in Millom, Cumberland. The Hodbarrow Iron Ore Mine also closed that year. The loss of the town's major employers led to a period of economic depression and hardship in Millom.

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No. The Outer Barrier, Hodbarrow Iron Mines, Millom ...

2021-11-1  the ore of the Hodbarrow Mines, while clay was obtainable in large quantities upon the property of the Mining Company, and slag was readily procurable from the adjacent works of the Millom and Askam Hematite Iron Company. As a protection agtlinst heavy waves the outer limestone bank is

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MILLOM - cumbrianrailways.uk

Written by Alan Atkinson about his hometown, the book covers the heyday of iron ore mining and smelting through to the demise of both the industry and the town on that fateful day in 1968 with the mine and the iron works closing. This book has a wide appeal to those interested in industrial, railway and social history.

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Millom, Cumbria History, Photos Visiting Information

2021-7-21  Millom's mining heritage is commemorated by a striking sculpture showing 'The Scutcher' (the miner who stopped the heavily laden iron ore tubs), which stands in front of the iconic Clock Tower on St George's Street.The

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Our History - Sheldon (Funeral Services) Ltd

The rapid expansion of Millom due to iron ore mining and iron smelting, together with the developing railways, was encouraging to any young entrepreneur looking for a trade. George Edward’s son, Samuel , was born in 1882, served his apprenticeship and worked for a local firm of joiners, builders and undertakers in Millom.

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Mines Quarries Iron Steel Photo Gallery – Cumbria History

Mining Horse And Wagons Electric Lamps 1940. Mining Horses Pulling Steam Engine. ... Iron Ore Smelting Company. Ironmonger. Ironworks. Lowther Iron Works. Millom Ironworks 1905. Moss Bay Derwent Iron Steel Works. Moss Bay

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Lake District - Northern Mine Research Society

Iron ore mining and smelting around Egremont were underway by mediæval times, but their scale increased from the mid seventeenth century. The ore was often found as large, irregular masses, or sops. These were worked downwards by

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BBC - Cumbria - History - Millom's Mining Memories

2006-6-8  Millom Folk Museum want to know your memories. Millom Folk Museum is running an exciting project which focuses on the days when Millom was at the heart of iron ore mining from the 1800's up to the ...

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Mine Cage from Hodbarrow Millom Cumbria - Logo of the

2015-7-31  Iron ore gives a red and greasy dust which adhered to everything, including the miners. They lived in makeshift huts until Millom Newtown was built in the early 1870's. Sanitation was dire causing ...

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Millom - Visit Cumbria

The iron ore mining took place in Hodbarrow, which today is a major RSPB nature reserve bordering an artificial lagoon, a legacy of the iron ore workings, and where many species of bird may be seen. Poetry also played a part in the cultural life

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No. The Outer Barrier, Hodbarrow Iron Mines, Millom ...

2021-11-1  the ore of the Hodbarrow Mines, while clay was obtainable in large quantities upon the property of the Mining Company, and slag was readily procurable from the adjacent works of the Millom and Askam Hematite Iron Company. As a protection agtlinst heavy waves the outer limestone bank is

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End in sight for iron mining in South Cumbria The Mail

2017-10-17  The front page of The Mail on Tuesday, October 10, announced: "Hodbarrow iron ore mines at Millom, which have produced some of the finest ore in Europe for over a century, will close in March next ...

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Newspaper Articles about Hodbarrow (Iron Ore)

2019-5-26  Accident at Millom 20 Feb 1868 : Mining Accident at Millom 28 May 1868 : Fatal Accident at the Hodbarrow Mines 03 Dec 1868 : Accident at Hodbarrow Mines 01 Jul 1869 : Accident at Hodbarrow Iron Ore Mines 08 Jan 1870 : Millom 05 Feb 1870 : Fatal Mining Accident 30 Apr 1870 : Miner Killed at Hodbarrow Mines 05 May 1870 : Fatal Mining Accident at ...

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Boot Iron Mines, Eskdale - Northern Mine Research Society

Boot Iron Mines, Eskdale. Haematite occurs in near vertical veins running nearly north-south across the valley. In the last century it was thought that these veins were the “mother lode” from where the iron ore deposits of Cleator Moore and

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Our History - Sheldon (Funeral Services) Ltd

The rapid expansion of Millom due to iron ore mining and iron smelting, together with the developing railways, was encouraging to any young entrepreneur looking for a trade. George Edward’s son, Samuel , was born in 1882, served his apprenticeship and worked for a local firm of joiners, builders and undertakers in Millom.

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Florence iron mining pit head, Egremont - 1449212 ...

2018-10-1  Iron mining pit head, 1940s for the Millom and Askam Hematite Company. LAYOUT: the head frame rises from the heapstead building which encloses the head of the shaft. The winding engine house lies immediately to the south-east; ore processing plant, connected via belt conveyors, extends to the north-east; the fan house lies to the south-west.

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Iron and Steel Industrial History of Cumbria

Steel has a carbon content which lies between wrought iron (0.1%) and cast iron (3-5%). It is not one metal but many, of 3 basic types – mild steel (with 0.25% carbon content), carbon steel (0.25 – 1.4%), and alloy steels. Carbon steel had

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Mine Cage from Hodbarrow Millom Cumbria - Logo of the

2015-7-31  Iron ore gives a red and greasy dust which adhered to everything, including the miners. They lived in makeshift huts until Millom Newtown was built in the early 1870's. Sanitation was dire causing ...

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Hodbarrow Mining Co Ltd, iron ore proprietors, Millom ...

Hodbarrow Mining Co Ltd, iron ore proprietors, Millom This page summarises records created by this Business The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection.

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No. The Outer Barrier, Hodbarrow Iron Mines, Millom ...

2021-11-1  the ore of the Hodbarrow Mines, while clay was obtainable in large quantities upon the property of the Mining Company, and slag was readily procurable from the adjacent works of the Millom and Askam Hematite Iron Company. As a protection agtlinst heavy waves the outer limestone bank is

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MILLOM - cumbrianrailways.uk

Written by Alan Atkinson about his hometown, the book covers the heyday of iron ore mining and smelting through to the demise of both the industry and the town on that fateful day in 1968 with the mine and the iron works closing. This book has a wide appeal to those interested in industrial, railway and social history.

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Wordsworth Country - Your guide to Millom and Haverigg ...

Until the discovery of iron-ore at Hodbarrow on the towns outskirts in 1855, Millom was a collection of small fishing villages and scattered farms. The iron-ore mining together with steel making transformed this once undisturbed area to one of a

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Millom Museum - Visit Cumbria

2021-9-9  The Museum in Millom is a truly ‘local’ museum, covering the important development and decline of the iron mining and steel making of the Millom area over the last 150 years. Displays include a full scale reconstruction of a drift mine from the Hodbarrow Iron Ore Mine, and a miner’s cottage kitchen.

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Florence iron mining pit head, Egremont - 1449212 ...

2018-10-1  Iron mining pit head, 1940s for the Millom and Askam Hematite Company. LAYOUT: the head frame rises from the heapstead building which encloses the head of the shaft. The winding engine house lies immediately to the south-east; ore processing plant, connected via belt conveyors, extends to the north-east; the fan house lies to the south-west.

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Cumbria Photo Gallery with Filter – Cumbria History

Mining Machinery New Being Tested In Clifton Pit Mining Machinery Motor House ... Millom Steel Works Iron And Steel Works Workington 23 Iron And Steel Works Workington 22 ... Iron Ore Smelting Company Harrington Iron Works Casting Pig Iron Millom Haematite Smelter Haematite Ore Bogy Haematite Ore Haematite Mining Buildings 1 ...

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West Cumbria - Steetley Minerals

Gillfoot Park was the source of many good calcite groups often showing twinning in the form of ‘butterfly’ twins. Good kidney-ore. Goose Green. The Parkside Mining Company began mining here in 1855. Ownership changed in 1875 to the Goose

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Millom, Cumberland Family History Guide - Parishmouse ...

2021-6-18  Millom Castle was built in 1335, by Sir John Huddlestones; became a farm-house; and is now represented only by a tower. Part of the land is hilly, and much is picturesque. Slate, limestone, iron ore, and copper ore exist, but have not been much worked. There are several saline springs. Some fishing is carried on.

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