[from Cubbon - Bibliography, Vol 1, 1933]

MINING.

(Arranged in order of date of publication)

Mineralogical Account of the Isle of Man, by J. F. Berger, AI.D., M.G.S. In Geol. Soc. Journal ii, 29-65, 1814. London : Wm. Phillips. [2510, B 170]
The author in his tour of the Island was accompanied by Thomas Scott, brother of Sir Walter the poet. His notes on the mines and mining are valuable, especially on the historical side. He had the advantage of the help of the Rev. W. Fitzsimmons and William Geneste, the former giving him help with the local nomenclature and the latter some notes on mining. The work is now scarce.

Rules and Regulations of the Tynwald Mining Company. Douglas. 1850. pp. 4. 340x210. [B 170]
The Regulations were passed at a 'Meeting of Adventurers' held in the Royal Hotel, Douglas, on Aug. 29, 1850, 'for the working of a certain set of lands in ;- Marown and Braddan.'

The Records of the School of Mines to the year 1852. [B 170] Not in Library.

The Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom from ]853 to 1890, and 1896 to 1898. [B 170]
Portions only of these in Library.

SMYTH (Sir W. W.). Annual Reports on Mines, 1857 to 1888. [B 170] Not in Library.

Prospectus of the Great Laxey Mining Company, Ltd. London. 1862. pp. 4. 390x240. [4400, 13 170]

Memorandum of Association of the Great Laxey Mining Company, Ltd. London: A. Doubble & Co. 1862. pp. 16. 260x200. [4400, B 170]

Reports of the Proceedings of the Half-Yearly Ordinary General Meeting of the Shareholders of the Great Laxy Mining Co. Ltd., in 1865. London. 1865. pp. 12. 200x130. [4400, B170]

A Reply to the Address delivered by. G. W. Dumbell, the chairman of the Great Laxey Mining Co. Ltd., at the General Meeting held at the London Tavern on 13th March, 1867. By Thomas Thompson, late Secretary of the Company,. London: 12 Old Jewry Chambers. 1867. pp. 32. 210x140. [4400, B 170]

Report of the Annual General Meeting of the Great Laxey Mining Co. Ltd. James Brown & Son. 1868. pp. 4. 375x240. [4400, B 170]

An Act for Authorising the Leasing and Working of Mines Quarries in the Bishop's Barony, and other lands. belongijlg to the See of Sodor and Man. Harriet Curphey. 1868. 181-192. 250x155. [113, B 170]

Report of the Half-Yearly General Meeting of the Shareholders in the Great Laxey Mining Company, Ltd. B. & S. 1874. pp. 4. 440x280. [4400, B 170]

SMYTH (Sir W. W.). Metallic Mining [with description of Mant Mines, p. 15]. Bevan's British Manufacturing Industries, 1876. London. 8vo. [B 170] Not in Library.

On the occurrence of Feather-ore (Plumosite) in Foxdale Mines. Trans. Roy. Geol. Soc. of Cornwall, 1881. [B 170] Not in Library.

Balance Sheet and Manager's Report of Great Laxey Mining Co., Ltd. S. K. B. 1882. pp. 8. 270x205. [4400, B 170]

FOSTER (Dr. C. le Neve). On an Examination of Carbonic Acid Gas at Foxdale Mine. Trans. Roy. Geol. Soc. of Cornwall, 1883. [B 170] Not in Library.

HUNT (R.). British Mining. History of Manx Mines, p. 162, and description by J. Kitto, pp. 325-6. London. 8vo. 1884. [B 170] Not in Library.

Lead Ore produced in the Isle of Man for the year 1886. In Mining and Mineral Statistics. H.M. Sta. Office. 1887. 330x200. [3775, B 170]
p. 84: List of Lead Mines with their products, viz., Central Foxdale, Marown, 319 tons ; Foxdale, 4,013 tons Great Laxey, 1,765 tons ; Rushen, 110 tons ; Snaefell, 50 tons ; total worth, 80,081. p. 122 : Zinc - Great Laxey, 4,715 tons zinc ore ; Rushen, 80 tons ; total worth, 16,876. p. 218: A list of all the nine Manx Mines and number of workmen in each. p. 222: Ballasalla umber works. p. 308: The abandoned Mines.

Prospectus of the Rushen Mining Company, Ltd. B. & S. 1888. pp. 8. 340x215. [4400, B 170]

FOSTER (C. le Neve, H.M. Inspector of Mines). Report for the North Wales, etc., and Isle of Man District . under the Metalliferous Mines Regulations Act . . . for the year 1888. H.M. Sta. Office. 1889. Pp. 20. 330x200. 2nd. [3779, B 170]

KITTO (Captain W. H.). Note on the History of the Foxdale Mines. Y.L:XI. ii, 1892-3. [B 170]

FOSTER (Dr. C. le Neve). A Text-Book of Ore and Stone Mining, 1894. London 1894. [Foxdale Mines described.] 8vo. [B 170] Not in Library.

SOLLAS (Prof. W. J.). An Experiment to illustrate the mode of flow of a viscous fluid. [Describes uplift of Foxdale granite boulders.] Quart. Journ. Geolog. Soc. li. pp. 361-8. 1895. [B 170] Not in Library.

TODD (John C. E.). On the Borings for Coal and the Experimental Salt Works in the North of the Isle of Man. Y.L.M. iii, 1896. [B 170]

PHILLIPS (J. A.). A Treatise on Ore Deposits. [Describes principal Manx Mines, with sketch of Geology, pp. 304-6.] 2nd edn. London, 1896. 8vo. [B 170] Not in Library.

Account of the Snaefell Mine Disaster, 1897. From Mx Sun, May 15, 1897. pp. 23. [4741, B 170]
Nineteen lives were lost in Snaefell Lead Mine on the occasion.

FOSTER (C. le Neve) and MILLER (A. E.). Snaefell Lead Mine Accident: Reports to H.M. Secretary of State for the Home Dept. on the circumstances attending an Underground Fire which occurred at the Snaefell Lead Mine in the month of May, 1897. H.M. Sta. Office. 1898. pp. 35. 3 coloured plates, 330x200. [3778, B 170]
App. i : List of persons killed and injured. App., ii Statements concerning the sensations, symptoms, and after-effects of carbon monoxide poisoning, by C. le Neve Foster, G. J. Williams, O. R. Jones, W. H. Kitto, and H. Wynne-Finch.

Mines and Quarries : General Report and Statistics for 1897. H.M. Sta. Office. 1898. pp. 38. 330x200. 8d. [3774, B 170]

FOSTER (C. le Neve, H.M. Inspector of Mines). Report for the North Wales, &c. and Isle of Man District for the year 1897. H.M. Sta. Office. 1898. pp. 63. 330x200. 6d. [3779, B 170]

__Report for the North Wales, &c. and Isle of Man District for the year 1898. H.M. Sta. Office. 1899. pp. 84. 330x200. [3779, B 170]
Refs. to Foxdale, Great Laxey and Snaefell Mines.

__Mines and Quarries : General Report and Statistics for 1898. H.M. Sta. Office. 1899. pp. 45. 330x200. 8d. [3774, B 170]

Report of the Annual General Meeting of the Shareholders in the Great Laxey Mining Co. Ltd., 1902. B. & S. pp. 4. 340x210. [4400, B 170]

LAMPLUGH (G. W., F.G.S.). Economic Geology of the Isle of Man with special reference to the Metalliferous Mines. H.M.. Sta. Office. 1903. pp. viii-1x,480-595. Illus. 245x150. [5143, B 170]
This is the standard work on Manx Mining. The author deals with the Geology of the Metalliferous Veins ; Mineral Statistics ; Mining details ; Foxdale group ; Laxey group ; Southern group ; Northern Hematite group ; miscellaneous trials ; Notes on other Vein products ; non-metallic products. Among the Appendices are List of Minerals occurring in Man ; analysis of Man-, Rocks ; details of deep borings, as well as an exhaustive Bibliography.

DAWKINS (Professor W. Boyd, F.R.S.). Coal and Salt in the Isle of Man. In Mannin, 28-32. [1913.] [L6]

Mines and Quarries : General Report, with Statistics for 1914. H.M. Sta. Office. 1915.

KITTO (W. H.). (1) Note on the History of Foxdale Mines. (2) Feather Ore (Plumosite). In Y.L.M. ii, 1901, 32-33. [2049, L 6]

TODD (John, C.E.). On the Borings for Coal and the Experimental Salt Works in the North. In Y.L.M. III, 65-72, 1895. 13. & S. [3616, L 6]

Barrule Granite Quarries. (Illus.) In The Quarry, April 1, 1903. [3031, L6]

Mining. See also Mx Soc. i, pp. 14, 17, 142; Mx. Soc. x, pp. 69-70; A. W. M. Hist. pp. 960-971; A. W. M. Notes and Docs. ; Dr. Bradbury's Guide to Laxey, 1876; the vol. , Old Historians' in Mx Soc. series; and the Mx Advertiser and Mx Sun.


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