National Mining Museum

Welcome to National Mining Museum Scotland, a 5 Star visitor attraction and winner of the Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions "Best Visitor Experience" Award in 2009 and 2013. The museum provides a great day out for all ages!

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Home - Scottish Mining Website

The Scottish Mining Website provides information on the history of Scottish mining, compiled from old reports, gazetteers and newspaper articles. The site includes information on all aspects of life in mining towns and villages from working conditions, accidents and strikes to housing, health and leisure.

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Scottish mining company sells its first gold | Business ...

A mining company hoping to open the only underground goldmine in the Scottish Highlands has sold its first gold in the form of 11 commemorative coins.

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Lanarkshire - Scottish Mining Website

History of Scottish Mining and mining areas of Scotland including housing, health, ... It is a centre of traffic for a considerable extent of surrounding country; is well supplied with shops in all the ordinary departments of retail trade; and has a post office, with money order, savings' bank, insurance, and telegraph departments, a railway ...

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The National Mining Museum Scotland, previously known as the Scottish Mining Museum, can be found beside the A7 in Newtongrange, three miles south of the Edinburgh bypass. It is Scotland's national museum for the coal mining industry, and provides a home for a number of important national ...

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Scottish Mines - Mining Artifacts

Scottish Mines Coal has been central to the story of Scotland over much of the past two centuries. A chance of geology meant that a large part of the heart of the country was home to a series of rich coalfields extending from Ayrshire in the south west through Lanarkshire, the Lothians, Stirling, Clackmannanshire and Fife.

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National Mining Museum Scotland - Wikipedia

Scottish Mining Museum, Newtongrange The National Mining Museum Scotland was created in 1984, to preserve the physical surface remains of Lady Victoria Colliery at Newtongrange , Midlothian , Scotland .

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Coal Mining Records | National Records of Scotland

The Coal Authority holds many records relating to Scottish mines at their Mining Records Office near Burton on Trent in Staffordshire. These include coal abandonment plans, geological prospecting data, the coal holdings register and associated records and the Licence Register.

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The National Mining Museum Scotland, a 5 Star visitor attraction and twice winner of the Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions "Best Visitor Experience" Award.

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Scottish Mining Museum | Edinburgh Guide

Scottish Mining Museum The Edinburgh area used to be dotted with coal mines. Many of these were shut down in the era of Margaret Thatcher following the longest-strike - the miners's strike - in UK history.

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National Mining Memorial Centre | National Mining Museum

NATIONAL MINING MEMORIAL CENTRE. ... The Mining Institute of Scotland Trust, The Scottish Coal Industry Special Welfare Fund and the Friends of National Mining Museum Scotland. The National Mining Memorial Centre is open 10am until 5pm (4pm in winter), 7 days a week. ...

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Coal Mining Records | National Records of Scotland

The Coal Authority holds many records relating to Scottish mines at their Mining Records Office near Burton on Trent in Staffordshire. These include coal abandonment plans, geological prospecting data, the coal holdings register and associated records and the Licence Register.

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National Mining Museum Scotland - Newton Grange ...

National Mining Museum Scotland, Newton Grange, Midlothian, United Kingdom. 4.8K likes. National Mining Museum Scotland is a 5 star attraction housed in...

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UK's first National Mining Memorial Centre opened at ...

The UK's single central facility for understanding and commemorating the mining industry has opened at the National Mining Museum Scotland. ...

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Coalminer Records (Occupations) - GenGuide

Coalminer Records (Occupations) Nature of Source. ... The Coal Mining History Resource Centre web site maintains the National Database of Mining Deaths in Great Britain. The database contains the names of over 120,000 people killed in mining accidents from 1850 to 1972. ... (Scottish Mining Website: Information on Scottish miners and mining ...

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North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical ...

Mining accidents and safety January 2016 mininginstitute.org.uk From the 1880s there were specific inquiries into major incidents and separate reports were produced.

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Museum of Lead Mining - Museums | VisitScotland

In the visitor centre you will discover magnificent displays of minerals (including gold), mining and other local artefacts. During the season you can search for hidden gold by trying your hand at the ancient technique of gold panning.

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FIFE MINING HERITAGE SOCIETY

We are a registered Scottish charity founded in 1995 when the Frances Colliery in Dysart closed down. Our aims are to assist the student of mining history in Fife, the researcher of local history, the family historian, and to conduct interviews both audio and video for future references.

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Earnings in Scotland: 2017 | Scottish Parliament

Image: "Mining and quarrying" was the highest paid industry in Scotland in 2017 Image: Managers, directors and senior officials have seen the biggest increase in pay between 2016 and 2017

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The Museum of Lead Mining, Wanlockhead

Welcome to the Museum of Lead Mining in Scotland's highest village, Wanlockhead. ... Welcome to Wanlockhead Lead Mining Museum! A real mine in the highest village in Scotland. FIND OUT MORE. ... Within our Visitor Centre we have a well stocked gift shop offering you …

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Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life (Coatbridge ...

Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life, Coatbridge: Hours, Address, Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life Reviews: 4.5/5 ... Museum of Scottish Industrial Life staff and past visitors. Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page. ... About Us Help Centre.

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Summerlee Industrial Museum, Coatbridge – Museums ...

Summerlee is the museum of Scottish industrial life and is based around the site of a 19th century ironworks The museum makes a great family day out and has Scotland's only operational heritage tramway, as well as a recreated mine with guided tours, miners' cottages, an exhibition hall with working machinery, a play park, a cafe and a shop.

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UK's first National Mining Memorial Centre opened at ...

The Mining Memorial Centre project has been funded by The Association of Independent Museums, BIFFA National Heritage Landmarks Scheme, The Mining Institute of Scotland, The Mining Institute of Scotland Trust, The Scottish Coal Industry Special Welfare Fund and the Friends of National Mining Museum Scotland.

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Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life (Coatbridge ...

Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life, Coatbridge: Hours, Address, Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life Reviews: 4.5/5 ... Museum of Scottish Industrial Life staff and past visitors. Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page. ... About Us Help Centre.

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Mike Benson - Director - Scottish Crannog Centre | LinkedIn

View Mike Benson’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Mike has 5 jobs listed on their profile. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Mike’s ...

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CISWO Convalescence | Coal Industry Social Welfare ...

Scottish Mining Convalescent Trust, Culross The largest Convalescent Home still operating in Scotland is at Culross, Fife and is attractively set in its own grounds overlooking the Firth of Forth. The Home is within walking distance of the National Trust Village of Culross and is on a regular bus route to both Dunfermline and Stirling.

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Museum of Lead Mining - Home | Facebook

Museum of Lead Mining, Wanlockhead Village is unique, being the only museum dedicated to lead mining... See More. Community See All. ... Scottish Industrial Railway Centre. Museum. VisitScotland. Regional Website. Memories Forever. Florist. Galloway …

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Borders Heritage Festival

Scottish Borders Heritage Festival 1-30 September Where People, Place and Myth Meet. Set in the beautiful Scottish Borders our yearly festival aims to bring our rich and colourful history alive through a unique series of events in spectacular settings.

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Scottish Seabird Centre Looking for a great day out at the seaside in North Berwick? At the Scottish Seabird Centre you can view local wildlife including puffins and seals. ... National Mining Museum Retrace the footsteps of thousands of miners and their families who relied on the colliery to make a living.

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Tours & Excursions | Lothian Motor Coaches

Metro Centre. Details; Metro Centre. Secure your spot on this trip - just click on Book Now on the left or phone our friendly sales team on 0808 169 8888 between 8am and 8pm, 7 days a week ... Rosslyn Chapel, the Scottish Borders & National Mining Museum. Secure your place on this tour ...

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Plans for £100k visitor centre to mark 'lost' mining ...

Plans for £100k visitor centre to mark 'lost' mining village under the loch at Strathclyde Park. Bothwellhaugh was demolished in 1965 to make way for Strathclyde Park, its …

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- 800 Years of History!

Welcome. Prestongrange is a free open-air museum. With both indoor and outdoor areas it is a great place to visit no matter the weather. You can explore the site using the site boards and telephone tour!

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Auchinloch - Wikipedia

Auchinloch Community Centre lies at the top of the village, near the local pub, the Golden Pheasant which is located on Stepps Road. The pub has been bought over by a new owner and following extensive refurbishment is now a thriving hub for food and drinks.

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Coal mining records, data, deeds and documents - GOV.UK

This is a paper archive held at the Mining Heritage Centre. The CHR dealt with the transfer in ownership of coal and other minerals prior to the Nationalisation of the Coal Industry.

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ScotlandsPeople | Connecting Generations

A partnership between the National Records of Scotland and the Court of the Lord Lyon

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Gold Panning Centre Aberfeldy | Highland Safaris

Scotland's Only Gold and Gem Panning Centre. Armed with your own pan & bucket of dirt, scoop & swirl in our all weather Panning Flume to hunt for real & 'fools' gold as …

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