Mines and Quarries. (Dist. 11) Reports for the South Staffordshire District

Mines and Quarries. (Dist. 11) Reports for the South Staffordshire District

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...and all parishes to the east thereof), the eastern portion of the County of Brecon (namely, the parishes of Llyswen, Llandefalle, Trawscoed, Llanfilo, Llan-y-wern, Llanhamlach, Llanfrynach, Cantref, Penderyn, and all parishes to the east thereof), and the Counties of Radnor and Cardigan.--Extract from Mine Inspection Districts Order The Report which follows deals only with the No. 11. or Swansea District, all matters pertaining to those portions now included in No. 10. or Cardiff District, being, in accordance with your wishes, dealt with by Mr. Gray, the Inspector in charge of the new district. It is divided into five sections, viz: --Section T.--Persons Employed;, . II.--Output of Mineral; III.--Accidents; IV.--Prosecutions; V.--General Remarks; to which are appended (1) a list of fatal accidents; (2) a list of prosecutions. SECTION I. Persons Employed. The following table ia compiled from the annual returns made under Section 33, and shows the number of mines at work and the number of persons employed below ground and above ground in each of the counties comprised by the inspection district: --In Brecon there appear to have been 74 fewer persons employed underground, and 25 more aboveground, as compared with the figures for 1900. In Carmarthen there was an increase of 298 in underground workers, and of 154 in those employed on the surface. In Pembroke there was an increase of 44 underground, but a decrease of 24 on the surface. With regard to Glamorgan, where by far the largest number is employed, it is impracticable to make any comparison, in consequence of the division of the district. SECTION II. Output of Mineral. The following Table, compiled from the statutory returns made by owners, shows the output of minerals for the year...show more

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  • 1236600762
  • 9781236600769