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.

Wheal Providence

From Graces Guide

1856. Providence Mines are in the parish of Uny Lelant, union of Madron, hundred of West Penwith, Cornwall, and within the mining district of Uny Lelant; situate 2 miles from the town of St. Ives. The nearest shipping places for ores and machinery are at St. Ives and Hayle, 2 miles from the mine, and 272 from London. The mine is held under a lease for 21 years

1873. Providence mines are in the parish of Lelant, and within the mining district of Uny Lelant: situate 1 mile from the town of St Ives. The nearest shipping places for ores and machinery are at St. Ives and Hayle, 2 miles from the mine, and the nearest railway station is at St. Ives Road, 1.5 miles from the mine, and 304 from London. The mine is held under a lease for 21 years from the year 1871.


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