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NAMHO Members

Members list  |  Handbook introduction  |  By area  |  By interest  |  Affiliates  |  Museum members  |  Other museums

This section lists all the organisations that are currently members of NAMHO. In the on-line handbook, you can also select to view sets of members according to their activities or geographical areas.

From this page, you can get access to the detail which used to be contained in the NAMHO handbook.  Copies of the last version of the handbook are still available but it is considered that publishing the handbook as web pages will mean that the detail can be kept more up to date. The original introduction to the fourth edition can be read on the handbook home page.  A separate page contains a map showing the locations of museum members and further information about the museum entries. Information about affiliated organisations is included on a separate page but the affiliated members are listed below.

You can also identify members by interest and members by geographical area of activity.

Any organisation wishing to join NAMHO should in the first place contact an officer of the organisation (ideally the Secretary) but to provide the relevant details, there is an application form which contains some explanatory notes.  This can be downloaded here.

Mining history societies

ANAditNow
AIAAssociation for Industrial Archaeology
CMTCambrian Mines Trust
CBMSCarn Brea Mining Society
CSSCerberus Spelaeological Society
CMGSCheltenham Mineral and Geological Society
CCHSChina Clay Historical Society
CMSMRPSCombe Martin Silver Mine Research and Preservation Society
CMECorris Mine Explorers
CATMHSCumbria Amenity Trust Mining History Society
DCCDerbyshire Caving Club
EMRGEarby Mines Research Group
ECMHAEast Cornwall Mining History Association
EMETEcton Mine Educational Trust
FCWFriends of Chatterley Whitfield
FKFriends of Killhope
FSAWDFriends of the St Aidan's BE1150 Walking Dragline
FWTFriends of Williamson's Tunnels
GSSGloucester Speleological Society
GMPCGoodluck Mine Preservation Club
GSGGrampian Speleological Group
GOESGreat Orme Exploration Society
GCCGrosvenor Caving Club
HCCHades Caving Club
KMPSKelly Mine Preservation Society
KURGKent Underground Research Group
LMRGLaxey Mines Research Group
MESMine Explorer Society, The
MHTIMining Heritage Trust of Ireland Ltd
NMCSNenthead Mines Conservation Society
NWCCNorth Wales Caving Club Clwb Ogofeydd Gogledd Cymru
NMRSNorthern Mine Research Society
PUGParys Underground Group
PDMHSPeak District Mines Historical Society Ltd
PCGPlymouth Caving Group
PMMGPlymouth Mineral and Mining Group
RFDCCRoyal Forest of Dean Caving Club
RSRussell Society, The
SCMCShropshire Caving and Mining Club
SMTShropshire Mines Trust
SDMPGSouth Derbyshire Mining Preservation Group
SGMRGSouth Gloucestershire Mines Research Group
SJMRSt Just Mine Research Group
SubBritSubterranea Britannica
TMGTamar Mining Group
TSTrevithick Society, The
WCMSWealden Cave and Mine Society
WMPTWelsh Mines Preservation Trust Yr Ymddiriedolaeth Cadwraeth Mwynfeydd Cymru
WMSWelsh Mines Society Cymdeithas Mwyngloddiau Cymru
WMRGWirksworth Mines Research Group

Mining museums within NAMHO

ACMMAllihies Copper Mines Museum
BCLMBlack Country Living Museum
CCClearwell Caves - Ancient Iron Mines
MMMoseley Museum
NCMNational Coal Mining Museum for England
SMMNational Mining Museum Scotland
NSCNational Stone Centre
PCHPendeen Community Heritage (Geevor Tin Mine)
RMRadstock Museum

Organisations affiliated to NAMHO

CACoal Authority, The
HIHeritage of Industry Ltd
EHHistoric England National Monuments Record
IARI A Recordings
RCAHMWRoyal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales
IMMMThe Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

Other museums

A number of other museums cater for those with an interest in mining.  A list will be found on a separate page which includes the names of museums that are NAMHO members.  This list does not imply endorsement by NAMHO or even that the museum is still open to the public.

Key to activities

On the member pages, the activity codes are:

A - Underground exploration H - Hold archives
B - Underground and surface surveying I - Publications
C - Excavation of adits / entrances J - Mine rescue
D - Shaft capping or gating of adits / entrances K - Lecturing / talks / conferences
E - Archaeology / preservation of remains L - Education
F - Field meetings M - Website operator
G - Archive research

Key to areas

On the member pages, the area codes are:

Sc - Scotland NWal - North Wales
Ir - Ireland SWal - South Wales
IOM - Isle of Man WM - West Midlands
LL - Lake District & Lancashire DC - Devon & Cornwall
NE - Northeast SWE - Southwest England
YH - Yorkshire & Humberside EMEA - East Midlands & East Anglia
PD - Peak District SE - Southeast England
NWM - Northwest Midlands EU - Mainland Europe

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