Reports and surveys of collieries and quarries on Dalzell Estate

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Manuscript volumes containing survey inspections and reports and journals of bores

Administrative / Biographical History

The Dalzell Estate owned by John Glencairn Carter Hamilton included a number of collieries and quarries in Lanarkshire - Lady Emily, Camp, Dalzell, Shields and Parkhead Collieries, and Jerviston, Coursington and Knowehead Quarries. The condition of the mines and quarries was regularly surveyed by mining engineers

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

Catalogued online to item level

Acc 330. This collection is listed on Scottish Coal Collections Database, http://coalcollections.org

Archivist's Note

Archivist's note: Description prepared by Margaret Harrison, Web version by Graham S. Holton, Jordanhill LibraryRules or Conventions: Description based on Scottish Archive Network guidelines, based on ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2000). and Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997)Date of descriptions: January 2009

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