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Albaston Mines

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Albaston Mines, including East Calstock & Wheals Arthur & Edward

Typical living and working conditions for the miners and their families are described on the Cornish Mining website.

 

External Sites

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

Online Census Project

Cornwall Family History Society

Tamar Valley A.O.N.B.

GENUKI
Cornwall / Calstock

Calstock Archive Trust

   

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The mines at Albaston,  including East Calstock and Wheals Arthur and Edward

East Calstock Mine
East Calstock Mine
Source: Arnold Dixon postcard, date unknown
Incorrectly stated as being at Morwellham, more likely to be the mine at the head of the Incline Railway


The same mine at dusk in November 2002
Taken from near Trainer Bridge

Wheal (Huel) Arthur

Producing: Copper

Plan: - available from the Cornwall Records Office, reference number MRO/R126

Wheal (Huel) Edward

Plans: - available from the Cornwall Records Office, reference numbers (1850) AD2, AD2/1, AD100/19-AD100/22, OS Map TL/16/125

Slimeford

At eastern edge of Wheal Arthur. 

Producing: Manganese

Ownership:

1860-80 owned by 3 brothers from Calstock - Charles, John & Edward Sims, also involved with other mines near Milton Abbott, Devon.

 

 
 

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References:    
 

Cornwall Records Office

 
 

 

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