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in the footsteps of eston ironstone miners

The Story of the Ironstone Miners of Eston Family Tree

I had never heard of an ironstone miner, so I did a bit of research, and discovered that ironstone was the name given to the iron ore which was mined in the Eston Hills. The first ironstone was discovered in the middle of the 19th century. It was mining

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Travel North 4: Walk the Moor in the Footsteps of

Jul 28, 2011· With the commercial opening of ironstone working at the base of the Eston escarpment in 1850, leases to work the ore were secured by Messrs Bolckow Vaughan to remove the stone from Eston's mining

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Eston Ironstone Mine (1850-1949) Co-Curate

Eston John Vaughan, 1799-1868 Mining Eston Hills Ironstone Mining in Cleveland 15 Resources Select View

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Eston Mine Northern Mine Research Society

Mining engineer John Marley and businessman John Vaughan actively sought, and discovered, the Main Seam of ironstone at Eston; the mine opened in 1850 and remained at work continuously for the following 99 years, the biggest mine in the area producing 63 million tons. The seam in places was up...

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Normanby Ironstone Mine Normanby Local History Group

The Three Major Ironstone Mines centred around Eston have recently been brought to the attention of Teessiders (and a wider audience) by a film called "A Century In Stone". I would like to bring to the attention of my fellow "Normanby-born" residents that Normanby too played a part in the opening up of the "main seam" of ironstone which runs in

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IRONSTONE MINERS

In 1847, Samuel Frederick Okey discovered a seam of ironstone at Skinningrove. Convinced that there was a plentiful supply of ironstone to be found close to their works in Middlesbrough, Vaughan and mining engineer John Marley surveyed the area and discovered a rich mainseam of ironstone in the Eston hills. Mines quickly opened across Cleveland.

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THE LAST ESTON MINER HAROLD BRIGHTON (2008) YouTube

Aug 05, 2008· HAROLD 'MIFF' BRIGHTON was the last surviving Eston ironstone miner. He died on the 2nd August 2008 at the age of 86. He was from a third generation Eston mi...

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These 24 amazing pictures show the history of the Eston

Nov 19, 2015· Evocative photos and residents’ memories bring a new book about Eston’s ironstone heritage to life.. Eston Residents Association has produced “Born of Iron Made of Steel”

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Eston Ironstone Mines

Eston Ironstone Mines . Dear Parents/Carers We hope you had a relaxing Easter. The Year 5 children have a challenging final term ahead of them as they begin the transition to Year 6. We are looking for-ward to all the exciting things we have planned linked to ‘Our Local Area’. We have

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BBC How Eston's mines changed history

Dec 15, 2009· At Eston the housing crisis meant that miners obtained lodgings wherever they could, even in barns on local farms. Others slept rough or in tents. To ease the situation new cottages were built east of the old hamlet of Eston. The settlement was called California in recognition of the 1849 Gold Rush in America!

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Cleveland Ironstone Story Part 2 Where are the mines

Mines towards the North-West around Eston have the advantages of a thicker seam, a higher iron content, no shale-band of impurities and being closer to the blast furnaces of Teesside. So towards the end of the 1870s when the initial boom is over, some of the less profitable mines towards the South-East like those around Grosmont start to close.

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Cleveland & North Yorkshire Moors Iron Mining Northern

Soon the workings moved underground, using pillar and stall, and became very large scale with over half a million tons of ironstone being raised annually in the mid 1850s. Around 35 mines opened between Eston, Great Ayton and Hinderwell on the coast. There was a small group of mines at Grosmont and others in Rosedale.

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The New Drift, Eston Ironstone Mine Out and about

By 1850 he was employed by Bolckow & Vaughan who operated various collieries and mines. It is reported that in that year Marley and his employer John Vaughan were out shooting rabbits in the Eston Hills. In a quarry, previously used for roadstone, Marley tripped down a burrow and he came face to face with the purest ironstone he had ever seen.

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Iron Stone Mining YouTube

Jan 17, 2011· In 1850 John Vaughan and a geologist from Darlington called John Marley discovered a main seam of ironstone in the Eston Hills after a day surveying. Abandoned Ironstone Mining

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IRONSTONE MINERS

In 1847, Samuel Frederick Okey discovered a seam of ironstone at Skinningrove. Convinced that there was a plentiful supply of ironstone to be found close to their works in Middlesbrough, Vaughan and mining engineer John Marley surveyed the area and discovered a rich mainseam of ironstone in the Eston hills. Mines quickly opened across Cleveland.

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Eston Ironstone Mines

18.04.16 Make a midge (deputy/miner’s lamp) 25.04.16 Maths work related to work covered in class 02.05.16 Reading (minimum of 5 times) English work linked to work cov-ered in class 09.05.16 Make your own mining tool 16.05.16 Maths work related to work covered in class 23.05.16 Eston Ironstone work

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These 24 amazing pictures show the history of the Eston

Nov 19, 2015· Evocative photos and residents’ memories bring a new book about Eston’s ironstone heritage to life.. Eston Residents Association has produced “Born of Iron Made of Steel”

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New Bank Drift, Eston Ironstone Mine Hidden

Jul 06, 2007· New Bank Drift, Eston Ironstone Mine. Posted on July 6, 2007 by chris.twigg. I am the son of an Eston miner and very interested in building a model of the New bank incline system.Could you let me see any photos you have of the buildings or provide any info as to how the haulier wires worked and how the tramways operated.

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Eston Archives Hidden TeessideHidden Teesside

Mar 28, 2014· Charles Acklam Tyreman was killed in the Eston Ironstone mines on September 2nd 1907 aged 23 He was kirving (a coal mining term for undercutting) in the bottom part of the seam when a piece of stone suddenly burst away from a natural break in the upper part of the seam, and, falling upon him, caused fatal injuries.

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ORIGINS OF TEESSIDE IRON & STEEL

Eston's 'Onward Lodge' walks over the hills with the New Marske miners to join in the first 'Demonstration' at Skelton. 1877 Cleveland is in crisis, as its ironstone is rich in phosphorous and unsuitable for making the new Bessemer steel. B.V. open the 'Eston Steelworks' the largest and most advanced steel making plant in the world and begin

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Ironstone miners Tees Valley Museums

In 1847, Samuel Frederick Okey discovered a seam of ironstone at Skinningrove. Convinced that there was a plentiful supply of ironstone to be found close to their works in Middlesbrough, Vaughan and mining engineer John Marley surveyed the area and discovered a rich mainseam of ironstone in the Eston hills. Mines quickly opened across Cleveland.

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"Ironstone Miners' Film Is Smash Hit" Evening Gazette

A film celebrating Eston's ironstone heritage is continuing to hit a rich vein of public support. Eston-born Craig Hornby's feature, 'A Century in Stone The Eston and California Story', delves into the area's rich ironstone history. And after initial screenings proved hugely popular, the number of showings organised has now increased to 40.

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