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Gwennap OPC

Mines of the Gwennap Area

Gwennap Mining In The 19th Century 

The View From Carn Marth In 1837

The Bal Maidens Chant

1871 Tools of The Cornish Miner

Mines Of The Gwennap Area

Gwennap Mining Bounds

Gwennap miners mentioned in the 1842 Royal Commision Report

Gwennap Miners on the Cornwall Miners Index

Some More Gwennap Miners

Some Gwennap Stamp Engines

Mining Articles Etc. relating to Gwennap

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Gwennap Mining In The 19th Century

Over 3,000 shafts are known to have existed in the old Gwennap parish and although most have been capped there may still be shafts which lie in wait for the unwary amongst the gorse and bracken of the old mining district. The map above shows the known shafts in the United mines area of the parish. The aerial photograph is of the area of the Great Consolidated Mines. Below is a piece taken from Cornish Notes & Queries, 1906.

"In twenty one years the Consolidated Mines in Gwennap (in which parish the steam engine was first applied to real work) paid dividends amounting to 480.156, and Tresavean gave the adventurers nearly 350,000 in eleven years. For long periods together the mines in this parish ( which are of depth and have been worked for ages) produced ore to the value of 1,000 per day, and often much more. The value of the whole produce of this parish, in tin and copper in the last century, cannot it is estimated be less than 10,000,000."  

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The View From Carn Marth In 1837

 The following is a graphic description of the Gwennap mining district  written by W. Jory HENWOOD, F.G.S., in 1837.  It is to be found in Volume V of the Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall;

"To one unaccustomed to a mining industry, the view from Carnmarth,  which is a rocky eminence of 757 feet, is full of novelty.  Over a surface neither mountainous or flat, but diversified from sea to sea by a constant  series of low, undulating hills and vales, the farmer and the miner seem to  be occupying the country in something like the confusion of warfare.  The situations of the Consolidated Mines, the United Mines, the Poldice Mine, etc., are marked out by spots a mile in length by half a mile in breadth, covered with what are termed 'deads' of the mine, i.e. slaty, poisonous rubbish, thrown up in ragged heaps, which at a distance give the place the  appearance of an encampment of soldiers' tents.  This lifeless mass follows the course of the main lode (p. 241) (usually east and west), and from it, in different directions, minor branches of the same barren rubbish diverge through the fertile country, like the streams of lava from a volcano.  The miner, being obliged to have a shaft for air at every hundred yards, and the stannary laws allowing him freely to pursue his game, his hidden path is commonly to be traced by a series of heaps of 'deads' which rise up among the green fields and among the grazing cattle like the workings of a mole. 

Steam-engines and whims( large capstans worked by two or four horses) are scattered about, and in the neighbourhood of the old as well as of the new workings are sprinkled, one by one, a number of small whitewashed miners' cottages, which being neither on a road nor near a road, wear, to the eye of  a stranger, the appearance of having been dropt down apropos to nothing.

"Early in the moring the scene becomes animated.  From the scattered cottages, as far as the eye can reach, men, women and children of all ages begin to creep out; and it is curious to observe them all converging like bees towards the small hole at which they are to enter the mine.  On their arrival the women and children, whose duty it is to dress or clean the ore, repair to the rough sheds under which they work, while the men, having stripped and put on their underground clothes(which are coarse flannel dresses), one after another descend the several shafts of the mine by perpendicular ladders to their respective levels or galleries.  As soon as they have all disappeared a most remarkable stillness prevails--scarcely a human being is to be seen.  The tall chimneys of the steam engines emit no smoke, and nothing is in motion but the great 'bobs' or levers of these gigantic machines.

"As soon as the men come to grass they repair to the engine-house, where they generally leave their underground clothes to dry, wash themselves in eh warm water of the engine pool, and put on their clothes, which are always exceedingly decent.  By this time the maidens and little boys have also washed their faces, and the whole party migrate across the fields in groups, and in different directions, to their respective homes.  Generally speaking, they no look so clean and fresh and seem so happy that one would scarcely fancy they had worked all day in darkness and confinement.  The old men, tired with their work and sick of the follies and vagaries of the outside and the inside of this mining world plod their way in sober silence probably thinking of their supper.  The younger men proceed talking and laughing, and where the grass is good they will sometimes stop and wrestle.  The big boys generally advance by playing at leap-frog; little urchins run on before to gain time to stand upon their heads, while the maidens, sometimes pleased and sometimes offended with what happens, smile or scream as circumstances may require.  As the different members of the group approach  their respective cottages, their numbers, of course, diminish, and the individual survivor of a large family, performs the last few yards on his journey by himself."

 the chant of a Gwennap bal-maiden:

             "I can buddy, and I can rocky,'        
And I can walk like a man,
I can looby* and shaky
And please the old Jan."
*Toss

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1871:- TOOLS OF THE CORNISH MINER

 The Cornish miner had to find his way through rock of a very difficult character, sometimes consisting of solid granite, or elvan rock of excessive hardness. His tools were few, but they were well adapted to their job; consisting, besides those represented in the following engraving, of a small wedge or two of steel, denominated and, which is driven into the rock by the round end of the pick, for the purpose of splitting and detaching portions from the mass

                                          1        2                                     3          4        5            6         7         8         9

The instrument, No. 1, is the pick of the miner; 2, the shovel; 3, the sledge; 4, the borer; 5, the claying bar; 6, the needle, called by some the nail; 7, the scraper; 8, the tamping bar; and 9,the tin cartridge, for blasting where the rock is wet: a horn to carry his gunpowder, rushes to supply him with fuses, and a little touch-paper, or slow

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Mines Of  The Gwennap Area 

 

Important Disclaimer: This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.

 

CORNWALL & DEVON Newspaper Sources

CT Cornish Telegraph  - PG Penzance Gazette - RCG Royal Cornwall Gazette - SM Sherborne and Yeovil Mercury. - 

 - PD Plymouth & Devonport Weekly Journal  - PH Plymouth Devonport & Stonehouse Herald  - PJ Penzance Journal  - 

- PN Plymouth Devonport & Stonehouse News  -  WB West Briton - WMN Western Morning News -  WDM Western Daily Mercury 

  - WM Weekly Mercury Plymouth

 

 Name of Mine

Location

  First & Last References plus other information

 Ale & Cakes

Near United Downs

mindat    SM 7.10.1782  -  WB 23.4.1841

 Barrier Mine

0

0

 Besore

 SW 785444

0

 Bell Vean WMN  4.2.80

 Boscawen

 Kenwyn Parish

0

 Carharrack Mine

SW745413

mindat        

SM 5.8.1776  -  WB 9.9.1842

Carvannel Mine 0 WB6.4..32-16.9.1842  WMN 21.6.1860
Carvillo 0 RCG8.2.39
 Cathedral Mine

SW717415

mindat
Coffinowla 0 SM  14.10.1793 - 21.10.1893

Consolidated Mines

 0  mindat   

SM24.4.1786   RCG18.7.1928

 Copper Hill Mine 0 mindat

 Creegbrawse & Penkivel United

 0

0

Cupboard 0 SM  29.6.1778 -  SM7.10.1782
Cusvey 0 WB 20.9.1839
East Ale & Cake 0 RCG 25.5.1811 -  WB 2.3.1827

 East Wheal Damsel

 SW741418

mindat    

WB 28.11.1828 - CT1.3.1871

 East Wheal Virgin

Located about 700 m NW of Carharrack.

mindat
East Wheal Maid 0 WB 4.12.1840 - 16.9.1842
East Penstruthal 0 WB 6.4.1832
East Ting Tang 0 SM 14.10.1793 - 21.10.1893
East Wheal Virgin 0 SM7.11.1768 - 20.4.1795
Grambler & St Aubyn 0 WB 9.4.1841 - CT 25.11.1863

 Great Briggan

0

0

Gwennap Great Copper Mines 0 SM 24.6.1793 
Gwennap Mining Company 0 WB 4.11.1825 - 5.1.1827
Little Cupboard 0 SM 29.6.1778

  Mount Wellington Mine

SW761419

mindat

RCG 20.1.1937

New Cathedral 0 WDM 26.2.1880 - WMN 31.1.1881

 New Clifford

0

0

New Consolidated 0 RCG 2.7.1814
North Penstruthal 0 WDM 26.2.1880 - CT17.4.1884

 North Hallenbeagle & East Downs

SW 728446

0

 North Wheal Damsel

See Tolcarne Mine

0

North Wheal Jewel 0 WB 4.12.1840 -16.9.1842

 Pengenna Mine

 0

0

 Pennance Consols (formerly Wheal Amelia)

0

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WMN28.1.1874 - 31.1.1874

 Penstruthal Mine 0 WB 21.10.1825 - WDM 18.2.1878

 Poldice

 0 mindat

SM 31.8.1767 - WB 25.4.1817

Poldyce Great & Little 0 SM 8.10.1770 - 15.10.1770.
 Poldory

near United Mines

mindat

SM 29.6.1778 - CT 1.3.1871

Roselabby 0 SM 26.4.1802 - 
Rose Lobby 0 SM 20.8.1770 - PG24.5.1843
St Day 0 WB12.6.1835
St Day United 0 PD 2.6.1853 - CT 26.9.1866
South Ale & Cakes 0 WDM 11.1.1877
South Wheal Buller 0 WB 6.8.1830 - CT 18.1.1865
South Penstruthal Mine 0 WDM 26.2.1880 - CT 17.4.1884
South Poldory Mine 0 WB 21.7.1837

 Ting Tang & Clifford Amalgamated

 SW 730410

mindat

SM 23.3.1772 - CT 19.1.1870

Tolcarne Mine

SW725422

mindat

SM 14.11.1791 - PG24.5.43

Tolgullow United Mine 0 CT 24.1.1889 - CT 31.1.1889
Treviskey Mine 0 SM1.6.1789 - 

 Tresavean & Tretharrup

 SW721394

mindat

SM 26.11.1764 - RCG 12.9.1928

Treskerby Mine 0 SM24.4.1786 - RCG 18.7.1928
Treskerby Odit 0 SM 7.11.1768 - 14.11.1768.
Tretharup 0 WB 8.11.1833 - WDM 20.5.1871

 Trethellan Mine

SW717392

mindat

SM 8.5.1786 - WMN 11.6.1860

Treviskey Mine 0 SM 1.6.1789 - PD 24.8.1848
Treviskey & Barrier Mine 0 PD 26.11.1846 - PD 28.3.1850
 West Clifford United Mine

See Ting Tang Mine

CT 22.11.1865 - WMN22.4.1874

 West Wheal Damsel

SW725410

mindat
 West Wheal Jewell

See Tolcarne

0

 West Wheal Virgin

Located about 700 m NW of Carharrack

mindat
 Wheal Amelia 0 WB 31.5.1833 - 16.9.1842
 Wheal Andrew

SW761419

mindat   WB 26.9.1834 - PG10.11.1847
Wheal Beauchamp 0 RCG 10.9.1803 - WB 15.11.1839
Wheal Bell / Bell Mine 0 SM 10.12.1781 - PG 22.10.1845
Wheal Brewer 0 WB 9.12.1836 -  PJ 15.12.1847
 Wheal Burrow 0 SM 14.10.1793 - 21.9.1793

 Wheal Bush, Creegbrawse

 SW 737436

0

 Wheal Clifford 0 mindat

WB 31.5.1833 - WMN11.4.76

Wheal Chance 0 SM 27.2.1792 - WMN 29.4.1874
Wheal Clinton 0 SM 14.10.1793 -  WB -16.9.42
Wheal Comford 0 PJ 16.6.1847 - WMN 22.1.1883
Wheal Comford & North Tresavean 0 WMN 26.1.1880 - CT 5.1.1888
Wheal Cosgarne 0 SM 12.10.1772
 Wheal Damsel

SW728417

mindat

SM 27.2.1792 - WDM 14.3.1871 

Wheal Fortune 0 SM 25.4.1785 - PG17.5.1843

 Wheal Gorland

 SW 730427

mindat    Wheal Gorland Web Site

SM 11.5.1772 - WB1.7.1842

 Wheal Grambler

near Ninnis

mindat

WB 26.8.1836 - WB 25.2.1842

 Wheal Henry

 SW 753427

0

Wheal Hope 0 RCG 2.7.1808 - PG 7.5.1845

 Wheal Jewell

SW735421

mindat  SM 11.5.1772 - PD 18.5.1848
Wheal Looney 0 RCG 17.9.1841
Wheal Lovelace 0 WB20.9.39
Wheal Luney 0 RCG 17.9.1841 - PG22.9.1841

 Wheal Maid

SW744421

mindat  RCG 24.1.1807 - WB 20.7.1827
Wheal Man Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - SM 25.1.1796

 Wheal Moyle

0 WB 23.9.1836
 Wheal Muttrell   See Wheal Gorland Web

0

mindat  SM 30.12.1793 - 21.1.1799
Wheal Trinity 0 RCG 4.7.1835
Wheal Unity Adit Adventure 0 SM 20.8.1770
 Wheal Unity   See Wheal Gorland Web

0

mindat

 Wheal Unity Wood

 SW 735437

mindat
Wheal Union 0 WB 9.2.1827 - 2.3.1827
 Wheal Virgin

see Consolidated Mines

0

 United Downs Mine 0 mindat

 United Mines

 SW 748416

mindat
Wheal Virgin 0 SM 9.11.1772  -  PG 1.2.1843
West Wheal Damsel 0 WB 28.11.1828  -  CT 5.4.1871
West Wheal Hope 0 RCG 25.5.1811 -  15.8.1812
West Wheal Jewel 0 WB 26.2.1836  -  WDM 3.3.1880
West Penstruthal 0 WB 6.8.1830  -  WB 6.4.1832
West Poldice 0 WDM 29.4.1874  -  CT 14.1.1886
West Ting Tang 0 SM 14.10.1793  -  WB 1.1.1841
West Trethellan 0 PJ 2.2.1848  -  PD 15.2.1849
West(ern) Wheal Virgin 0 SM 5.8.1776  -  PG 1.2.1843
White Works Mine 0 WB 20.9.1839
Wood Engine Mine 0 RCG 1.3.1828
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Gwennap Area Mining Bounds

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A typical advert for the sale of shares in a Cornish mining bounds. Sherborne and Yeovil Mercury 21/01/1799.

 

Important Disclaimer: This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.

 

CORNWALL & DEVON Newspaper Sources

CT Cornish Telegraph  - PG Penzance Gazette - RCG Royal Cornwall Gazette - SM Sherborne and Yeovil Mercury. - 

 - PD Plymouth & Devonport Weekly Journal  - PH Plymouth Devonport & Stonehouse Herald  - PJ Penzance Journal  - 

- PN Plymouth Devonport & Stonehouse News  -  WB West Briton - WMN Western Morning News -  WDM Western Daily Mercury 

  - WM Weekly Mercury Plymouth

 

0
 Bessow Bounds 0 RCG  5.11.03
 Benagwidden Bounds 0 RCG  5.11.03
Busvail & Carnmarth Bounds 0 WB 2.9.1842 - 9.9.1842
Carn Single Bounds 0 WB  6.8.1830
Carharrack 13 Pair Bounds 0 SM 7.1.1799  -  21.1.1799
Carnmarth Bounds (Gwennap) 0 SM 20.10.1800 - 27.10.1800
Chengenter Bounds (Gwennap) 0 SM 20.10.1800  -  27.10.1800
Chycoose Downs Bounds 0 SM 7.1.1799  -  21.1.1899
Clomen Dish Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Cosgarne Common Bounds 0 RCG31.8.1811  - 4.1.1812
Croft Oven Bounds 0 WB6.8.1830
Croft An Wins Bounds 0 SM12.10.1795 - 19.10.1895
Croft An Win Vean Bounds 0 SM12.10.1795 - 19.10.1895
Criglaze Bounds 0 WB 6.8.1830
Cross An Weeth Bounds 0 SM  5.11.1803
Cupboard Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
East & West Bendy Bounds 0 WB 6.8.1830
East Wheal Bendy Bounds 0 SM 12.10.1795 - 19.10.1795
East Chigenter Bounds  0 SM 12.10.1795 - 19.10.1795
Eastern Wheal Dagger Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Eastern Gibbon Bounds 0 RCG 5.11. 1803
Eastern White Holt Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
East Wheal Fat Bounds 0 WB 2.9.1842 - 9.9.1842
East Wheal Lowson Tin Bounds 0 WB 3.11.1826
Gassick Bounds 0 WB 2.9.1842 - 9.9.1842
Good Fortune Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Good Fortune by the Rounds Bounds 0 SM 25.1.1796
Goon Ennis Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1792 - 9.5.1791
Goon Gumpos Bounds  0 RCG 5.11.1803
Great Goodluck Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Great Killie Bounds 0 WB 2.9.1842 - 9.9.1842
Great Nancy Growse Bounds 0 SM 7.1.1799 - 21.1.1899
Great Wheal Gordan Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Great Wheal Whiden Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Great Poldice Bounds 0 SM 7.1.1799 - 21.1.1799
Gwennap Little Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Hale Bosveal Bounds 0 SM 12.10.1795-19.10.1795
Kelgey Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791-SM 25.1.1796
Little Angigollan Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Little Cupboard Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Little Wheal Dower Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Little Wheal Gordan Bounds 0 SM2.5.1791 - SM25.1.1796
Little Killie Bounds 0 WB 2.9.1842 - 9.9.1842
Little Wheal Nicken Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Little Trevince Bounds Under 0 SM 7.1.1799 - 21.1.1799
Little Wheal Vloe Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - SM25.1.1796
Loome Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Menanheere Bounds 0 RCG5.11.03
Mine Bounds on the Stream 0 RCG5.11.03
Nancegallon Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Nanjigollan Bounds 0 WB 2.9.1842 - 9.9.1842
North Wheal Small Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791-9.5.1791
North Wheal Venton Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
One Pair Bounds by John May's House 0 SM 5.11.1803
Other Mine Bounds on the Stream 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Paden An Hals Bounds 0 WB 2.9.1842 - 9.9.1842
Parc an Chy Bounds 0 RCG 14.9.1927 - RCG16.11.1827
Park Brawse Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Park Steven Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1891
Pell Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Pennance Common Tin Bounds 0 RCG 31.8.1 811 - 4.1.1812
 Quick Come By Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
South Wheal Hawkes Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
South Wheal Plover Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
South Wheal Small Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Speedwell Bounds  0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Speedwell by the Round Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Tolcarne Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - WB 9.9.1842
Tolcarne Stamps & Stream Bounds 0 SM 20.10.1800 - 27.10.1800
Torran Carren Bounds 0 SM 12.10.1795 - 19.10.1795
Trefusis & Wentworth, of of 3 pair of Bounds  0 WB 6.8.1830
Tresamble Downs & Croft Bounds 0 SM 7.1.1799 - 21.1.1799
Wheal Try Bounds 0 WB 2.9.1842 - 9.9.1842
Twelve Heads Stream Bounds 0 WB 2.9.1842 - 9.9.1842
Two Cracks Bounds 0 SM 7.1.1799 - 21.1.1799
 Wheal An Call Bounds (Gwennap) 0 RCG 15.3.1817 - 22.3.1817
Wheal An Barries Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Wheal Bargus Bounds 0 SM 7.1.1799 - 21.1.1899.
 Wheal Bosveal Bounds 0 SM 12.10.1795 - 27.10.1800
 Wheal Careless Bounds 0 SM 12.10.1795 -19.10.1795
 Wheal Carloose Bounds 0 SM 12.10.1795 - 19.10.1795
Wheal Coyne Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Wheal Corne Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Wheal Crean Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5. 1791
Wheal Crease Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Creegmoor Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Wheal Creek Bounds 0 WB 2.9. 1842 - 9.9.1842
Cregewall Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Wheal Crenga Bounds 0 SM 25.1.1796
Wheal Crings Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Wheal Daisy Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Dobnan Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Drew Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Wheal Drunkard Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1891
Wheal Due Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Wheal Duthan Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Eagle Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Fat Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Wheal Fatt Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Free Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Wheal Fry Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1891
Wheal Gallis Tin Bounds 0 WB 3.11.1826
Wheal Garron Bounds 0 SM 12.10.1795 - 19.10.1895
Wheal Garrows Bounds 0 WB 6.8.1830
Wheal Grease Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Greeb Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Growse Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - CT 14.2.1866
Wheal Harbyer Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Wheal Hawke Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - SM 25.1.1796
Wheal Here Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - SM25.1.1796
Wheal Hop Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Wheal Hox Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Wheal Kite Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Wheal Larke Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - SM 25.1.1796
Wheal Levell Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - SM 25.1.1796
Wheal Mehale Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 -  SM 25.1.1796
Wheal Menin Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - SM 25.1.1796
Wheal Moor Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - SM 25.1.1796
Wheal Muttrell Bounds 0 SM 7.1.1799-21.1.1799
Wheal Negless 0 SM 2.5.1791-9.5.1791
Wheal Nithan Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791-9.5.1791
Wheal North Bounds 0 WB 2.9.1842 - 9.9.1842
Wheal Peber Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Picas Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Wheal Pitcher Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796

 Wheal Pink

 SW 724427

mindat

SM 14.11.1791 - WB15.11.1839

Wheal Plump Bounds 0 WB 6.8.1830
Wheal Ponds Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1789 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Pool Bounds  0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Wheal Pope Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791-9.5.91
Wheal Pronter Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Providence 0 RCG 20.5.1836
 Wheal Quick

See Wheal Jewell

SM 15.3.1779 - 13.12.1802
 Wheal Rapsey Bounds 0 SM 7.1.1799 - 21.1.1899
 Wheal Reek Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Reeth 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Wheal Rodney  0 SM 10.12.1781 - 27.2.1792
Wheal Rose Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796

Wheal Rose

0

 Wheal Squire

 SW 748416

Wheal St Aubyn 0 SM 26.4.1802 - WB 29.3.1839
Wheal St Mathew Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal An Sausen 0 WB 2.9.1842 - 9.9.1842
Wheal Shut 0 SM 20.8.1770 - 15.9.1783
Wheal Smooth Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Sperris Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Spinster 0 SM 26.4.1802 - WB 16.9.1842
Wheal Squire 0 SM 3.2.1800 - WB 4.9.1840
Wheal Star Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Sterrians Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Strase Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791-9.5.1791
Wheal Toll Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Wheal Tonge Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Wheal Trelawney 0 WB 28.10.1825 - 26.10.1827
Wheal Trevithick Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Mrs Trewatha's Moor Bounds 0 SM 7.1.1799 - 21.1.1799
Trewithan Clift Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1703
Wheal Tye Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal Vein Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Velanwounder Barkwarthas Bounds 0 SM 7.1.1799 - 21.1.1799
Wheal Virisack Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Vogue Bounds 0 SM 20.10.1800  -  WB 9.9.1842
Wheal Vor Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
Wheal West Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 25.1.1796
West Wheal Bendy Bounds 0 SM 12.10.1795 - 19.10.1795
West Chigenter Bounds 0 SM 12.10.1795 - 19.10.1795
Western Wheal Dagger Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Western Gibbon's Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
Western White Holt Bounds 0 RCG 5.11.1803
West Wheal Lowson Tin Bounds 0 WB 3.11.1826
Western Wheal Tonge Bounds 0 SM 2.5.1791 - 9.5.1791
Wheal Widden Bounds SM 2.5.1791  - 25.1.1796

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Some Gwennap Miners

 

CORNWALL & DEVON Newspaper Sources

CT Cornish Telegraph  - PG Penzance Gazette - RCG Royal Cornwall Gazette - SM Sherborne and Yeovil Mercury. - 

 - PD Plymouth & Devonport Weekly Journal  - PH Plymouth Devonport & Stonehouse Herald  - PJ Penzance Journal  - 

- PN Plymouth Devonport & Stonehouse News  -  WB West Briton - WMN Western Morning News -  WDM Western Daily Mercury 

  - WM Weekly Mercury Plymouth

 

Capt J. BARGUANNA,   0 RCG 13.3.1813
M. BAWDEN  0 CT 17.1.1866
CN BEATER  0 RCG 2.1.1830
A & P BLAMEY,   0 RCG 27.10.1937
Capt Jos FRANCIS,   0 WB 11.1.1828
Capt William FRANCIS,  0  RCG 20.12.1806  -   WB 3.12.1830
Colan HARVEY,  0 PG 28.1.1846 -   CT 31.5.1871
Capt Tho MICHELL,  0 RCG 20.8.1808
Capt MORCOM,  0 PG 27.10.1841
Mr SAMPSON, engineer,   0 RCG 5.11.1803
Capt SAMPSON,  0 WB 17.4.1840

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Some Gwennap Stamps

 

CORNWALL & DEVON Newspaper Sources

CT Cornish Telegraph  - PG Penzance Gazette - RCG Royal Cornwall Gazette - SM Sherborne and Yeovil Mercury. - 

 - PD Plymouth & Devonport Weekly Journal  - PH Plymouth Devonport & Stonehouse Herald  - PJ Penzance Journal  - 

- PN Plymouth Devonport & Stonehouse News  -  WB West Briton - WMN Western Morning News -  WDM Western Daily Mercury 

  - WM Weekly Mercury Plymouth

 

CHYCOOSE STAMPING MILLS,   0 SM 28.5.1787
COISGARNE STAMPS,   0 WB 22.6.1838
CUSGARNE,  0 RCG 19.3.1814 - 2.4.1814
HICK'S TENEMENT, Cusgarne,  0 SM 18.2.1771
LANARTH STAMPS,  0 SM 26.3.1759
ROBINS STAMPING MILL,   0 RCG 22.2.1812 - RCG 29.2.1812
TREVARTH LAITY STAMPS, 0 SM 18.2.1782 - 25.2.1782

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Articles Etc.

 

CORNWALL & DEVON Newspaper Sources

CT Cornish Telegraph  - PG Penzance Gazette - RCG Royal Cornwall Gazette - SM Sherborne and Yeovil Mercury. - 

 - PD Plymouth & Devonport Weekly Journal  - PH Plymouth Devonport & Stonehouse Herald  - PJ Penzance Journal  - 

- PN Plymouth Devonport & Stonehouse News  -  WB West Briton - WMN Western Morning News -  WDM Western Daily Mercury 

  - WM Weekly Mercury Plymouth

 

MINING DISTRICT OF GWENNAP AND REDRUTH AND ITS NEIGHBOURHOOD WB 2.8.1839(3a) WB 20.9.1839(3a) WB 15.11.1839(3ab)

GWENNAP MINING DISTRICT MAP - R Symons PG2.4.45(1a)

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