Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

West Basset Copper Mine

From Graces Guide

West Basset Copper Mine is in the parish of Camborne, Cornwall.

1876 Use of a new explosive "Tonite" resulted in a fatal accident; the inquest jury were divided as to whether this was accidental death or manslaughter[1]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Aug 28, 1876