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The National Association
of Mining History Organisations

We were formed in 1979 to act as the national body for mining history in the United Kingdom. There are now over 70 member organisations, including societies, museums, firms, etc. and membership now extends to Ireland. On this site, you will find out more about NAMHO, its aims, its members and its contribution to the mining heritage.

Active mine explorers will also find guidance on managing archaeological finds underground as well as how to lead groups of novices and experienced explorers.

Armchair miners are also catered for with an extensive bibliography.

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LANDSCAPE LEGACIES OF COAL (SCOTLAND)

We have been approached by Catherine Mills of the University of Stirling regarding a new initiative in Scotland. If you currently live, or have previously lived, in an old colliery village/town in Scotland and/or you have memories that you are willi ...

FIRST WORLD WAR MINING CONFERENCE

The First World War conference being arranged by Peter Claughton will be held at the Carnforth Railway Station Heritage Centre on 18th November, with the Council meeting at the same venue on Saturday 17th. The venue has good transport links by rail a ...

NEW DATA SOURCE FOR MINING HISTORIANS

The Northern Mine Research Society has been pleased to announce the release of a database of international mining information compiled by the late Alasdair Neill (Ali). The original 6,000 pages plus of text were converted into a database format to g ...

IVOR BROWN MEMORIAL DAY

In recognition of the life of Ivor Brown and his contribution to mining history both local to his home and nationally, a special day of talks has been organised by the Shropshire Caving and Mining Club and the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust. The even ...

GEORGE HALL'S MINING JOURNAL INDEX

Nov 23, 2017, 09:42

The Welsh Mines Trust is pleased to announce that George Hall's Mining Journal Index for Wales & Shropshire (1835-1921) has now been digitised and has been placed on the Welsh Mines Preservation Trust Website. Publication has been by kind permiss ...

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