Ref NoD1289
TitleRieuwerts Collection of Leading Mining Records
CreatorArtificial collection
Organsation TypeArtificial Collections
Organsation Sub-TypeCopies and ephemera
DescriptionThese records are informally arranged into “collections”, reflecting three original sources, plus one “miscellaneous” collection.

Arrangement: D1289/BL/1-251a, the Wagstaffe Collection: Lead mining records relating to the mineral interests of the Duke of Rutland, formerly in the possession of a trustee of the estate of John Wagstaffe, barmaster to the Duke of Rutland until 1882

D1289/BL/252-371a, the Manton Bagshawe Collection: material previously held by a firm of solicitors in Sheffield

D1289/BL/372-395, the Hodson Collection: Material relating to the mining interests of the Hodson family. Thomas Hodson formed the Cromford Mining Co and had an interest in gold speculation at Ible. His son William Hodson supervised the clearing up of Cromford Sough in 1923 and was assistant manager of the Blobber Mine in the 1920s

D1289/BL/396-428, Miscellaneous
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Custodial HistoryThese records were deposited by Jim Rieuwerts between 1973 and 1995.
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