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9%OFFRon Slack - Lands and Lead Miners: A History of Brassington in Derbyshire - 9780752444970 - V9780752444970
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Lands and Lead Miners: A History of Brassington in Derbyshire

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Description for Lands and Lead Miners: A History of Brassington in Derbyshire Paperback. Illustrated with photographs, this book traces the development of Brassington, from its prehistoric origins as a small farming settlement, to the time when it was controlled by Roman landowners and pillaged by Scandinavian warriors, through to the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, when it became a centre for the lead-mining industry. Num Pages: 160 pages, approx 50. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMD; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 356.

The mineral that they unearthed was to shape the history of the Derbyshire village for centuries to come. Illustrated with more than fifty photographs, this book traces the development of Brassington, from its prehistoric origins as a small farming settlement, to the time when it was controlled by extravagant Roman landowners and pillaged by fierce Scandinavian warriors, through to the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, when it became a prosperous centre for the lead-mining industry. Providing a fascinating insight into mining history, the book also shows how the growth of industry impacted on the villagers' lives and is sure to appeal ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
Number of Pages
160
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780752444970
SKU
V9780752444970
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Ron Slack
Ron Slack is a keen local historian with a long-standing interest in genealogy and family trees. His meticulous research into the history of mining, combined with his attention to individuals in history, are both encompassed in his latest title.

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