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 Reeth

From Graces Guide

Wheal Reeth Tin Mine is in the parish of Uny Lelant, near St. Ives, union of Penzance, Cornwall.

Secretary, Mr. John Barrat, Wheal Reeth. Manager, Captain Joel Higgins, Scorrier. Rock, granite.

Depth of adit, 30 fathoms. Depth under it, 220 fathoms. Pumping-engine, 40-inch. Stamping-engine, 30-inch. Winding-engine, 24-inch. " Man-engine," 30-inch. Landowner, W. B. Tyringham, Esq. Dues, l-18th. 180 men, 30 females, and 30 boys employed. [1]


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