The Early Iron Industry of Furness and Districts

The Early Iron Industry of Furness and Districts : An Historical and Descriptive Account from Earliest Times to the End of the Eighteenth Century with an Account of the Furness Ironmasters in Scotland 1726-1800

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First Published in 1968. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa more

Product details

  • Paperback | 520 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 957g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138968137
  • 9781138968134

Table of contents

Part 1 The mines: the manor of plain Furness; the manor of Pennington; the manor of Muchland with Bolton and Adgarley; the ancient barony or manor of Ulverston; descriptive; the ore. Part 2 The woodlands: the woods; the charcoal. Part 3 The works: the bloomeries; the bloomsmithies; the bloomery forges; the smelting furnaces; the furnaces - descriptive; the refinery forges. Part 4 Masters and men: the masters; the men. Part 5 The trade: general; the shipping; finance. Part 6 Furness ironmasters in Scotland: Invergarry furnace; Lorn furnace, Bonaw; more