Catalogue description Home Office, Mines and Quarries Registered Files

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Details of POWE 6
Reference: POWE 6
Title: Home Office, Mines and Quarries Registered Files

Selected files illustrating various aspects of the control of mining exercised by the Industrial Department of the Home Office until 1920. Most of the papers deal with the work of the Inspectorate in enforcing safety regulations in mines and quarries. The series includes a set of district returns of coal-cutting machinery used and tonnage produced in the year 1902. Contains a few records of the petroleum departments.

Date: 1887-1920
Related material:

For records of the Coal Distribution Costs Committee see POWE 47

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Home Office, Mines Department and Inspectorate, 1843-1920

Physical description: 89 file(s)

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