Middle English Online Dictionary

2021-8-25 · • 15 th century prose and verse by Alfred Pollard (1903) • Specimens of Early English with introduction, notes and glossary index, by Richard Morris & Walter Skeat (1887): I (1150-1300) & II (1298-1393) • Selections from Early Middle English, 1130-1250, with …

Occupations: 19th century coal miners | The British ...

The Hazards of 19th Century Coal Mining. Industrial work during the nineteenth century was often hazardous. Nowhere was this situation more true that in coal mining. By the 1860s some anthracite coal mines in northeastern Pennsylvania had reached as much as 1,500 feet into the earth. Miners reached these depths with technologies that, by later ...

Five of the most famous miners who defined the industry

2018-10-3 · George Hearst. Born to farming parents in Missouri in 1820, George Hearst would go on to have a net worth equal to 1/712 th of the GNP of the entire US, and serve two terms as a California senator, following a career as one of the first famous miners in the US.. Hearst moved to California in 1850 as part of the 19 th century …

Glossary of 18th Century Costume Terminology

2021-5-2 · Glossary of 18th Century Costume Terminology. See copyright notice below regarding copying any text from this glossary. The purpose of this page is twofold: First, to define vocabulary—to define 18th c. words which are now unfamiliar, and to correctly define non-18th century words which are frequently misused with respect to the 18th century (compare 18th c. equipage to non-18th c. …

Early Photographs Reveal Daily Life at the Kimberley ...

2019-2-5 · ''Work Break'' – Early diamond mining days at New Rush (Kimberley). Loin-clothed black labourers sit down and around several tripots to eat. To the left of the image a small shaft has been sunken with an overhead gantry and winding gear. Sheets of …

Glossary of Objects and Words used in 18th and early 19th ...

Glossary of Objects and Words used in 18th and early 19th century Cape Inventories (draft) Guides & Glossaries, Publications. Glossary of objects and words used in 18th and early 19th century Cape inventories: Antonia Malan. (1999) Read more.

Mining Technology in the Nineteenth Century | ONE

2021-8-27 · Mining technology consists of the tools, methods, and knowledge used to locate, extract, and process mineral and metal deposits in the earth. The methods used to locate ore bodies range from on-the-ground reconnaissance by prospectors to remote sensing techniques such as satellite imagery. Mine …

The Mining Landscape

Mining was already declining during the latter part of the 19th century and many mines were already worked out and beginning to close by the early part of the 20th. There are nearly 100 known and named pits in the old Madeley parish, most of which had at …

In the early 19th century the mining industry and ...

In the early 19th century, the mining industry and Industrial Revolution stimulated the rapid development of the stratigraphic column – "the sequence of rock formations arranged according to their order of formation in time." [20] In England, the mining surveyor William Smith, starting in the 1790s, found empirically that fossils were a highly effective means of distinguishing between ...

How Many Gold Rushes Were There in the 19th Century ...

2017-4-24 · The narrative of the 1800s is punctuated by countless gold rushes that ignited imaginations and led to vast migrations. Gold fever was as contagious in the 19th century as scarlet fever. For some, the cure was striking it rich. For others, the gold …

19th century mining disaster

2021-8-27 · Throughout the 19th century the government had passed laws which prevented young children and women from working in mines and reduced the number of hours they were allowed to work. By the 1880s only boys who were over 12 could work in mines. However, some mine …

ENGLAND: COAL MINING. /nAn early 18th century steam ...

Download this stock image: ENGLAND: COAL MINING. /nAn early 18th century steam-powered pumping engine at the United Mines. Wood engraving, English, 19th century. - FF99M4 from Alamy''s library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations …

A HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THE 16TH CENTURY

2021-3-14 · By Tim Lambert At the beginning of the 16th century Henry VII was keen to make an alliance with Spain. In 1501 his oldest son Arthur married Catherine of Aragaon. However, Arthur died in April 1502. Henry VII''s son Henry now became heir to the throne. Henry married Catherine of Aragon, his brother''s widow on… Continue reading A HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THE 16TH CENTURY

Glossary of terms found in 16th and 17th century ...

Glossary of terms found in 16th and 17th century Presentment Bills. The following list is not exhaustive, but aims to cover most of the terms which would be unfamiliar to modern researchers. More in-depth explanations of Archdeaconry terminology can be found in the web page relating to the history and procedure of the court, and also in the ...

The History of Uranium Mining and the Navajo People

THE CAUSAL AGENT FOR LUNG CANCER. Although it was unknown to the Navajo People, by the late 1930s there was no scientific doubt that uranium mining was associated with high rates of lung cancer.24 The debate was about the causal agent. A ventilation project begun in Jachimov, Czechoslovakia, by the Ministry of Public Works in 1930 provides clear evidence that policymakers at the time thought ...

Striking it rich: American gold rushes of the early 19th ...

This year marks the 170th anniversary of the California Gold rush! On January 24, 1848, James W. Marshall discovered gold at Sutter''s Mill in Coloma, California. Though he tried to keep it quiet, word spread and soon there was a surge in immigration to California from people hoping to strike it rich. It was the most famous gold rush …

19th & Early 20th (Nineteenth And Early Twentieth) Century ...

19th & Early 20th (Nineteenth And Early Twentieth) Century Works Of Art: New York, June 24, 1976, Sale 3894 Sotheby, Handbook Of Administrative Ethics (Public Administration & Public Policy) Terry Cooper, The Four Corners Of The World A.E.W. Mason, Homeowner''s Guide To Buying, Evaluating And Maintaining Your Home Joseph G. McNeill

British Columbia

2021-8-23 · British Columbia - British Columbia - The early 20th century: Once the construction of the Panama Canal was ensured, British Columbia experienced its first economic boom since the heady days of the gold rush. The boom was based on the assumption of investors that the province''s raw resources would soon be able to compete in the markets of the Atlantic countries.

Turn of the Century Seven Stone Old Mine Cut Diamond …

Turn of the Century Seven Stone Old Mine Cut Diamond Ring. This product is currently sold out. Turn of the Century Seven stone old mine cut diamond ring. Chunky old mine cut diamonds set in platinum topped 18k gold setting. Found in France. Circa 1900. Size 7, can be resized.

Mining on the American Frontier – Legends of America

2021-8-24 · Though various types of mines have existed across the nation, almost from the very discovery of America, those in the American West, are and were, the most plentiful and the history they''ve left in their wakes is of romance, fortunes made and …

History of mining: five of the oldest mines still in operation

2018-9-20 · Mining salt as a trading commodity did not commence until the Mughal era in the 16 th century, and it wasn''t until 1872 that the main tunnel was developed by British mining engineer Dr H Warth, on behalf of the British colonial powers. During the early years of British rule, the salt mine churned out around 28,000t to 30,000t per year of salt.

The Hazards of 19th Century Coal Mining | eHISTORY

The Hazards of 19th Century Coal Mining. Industrial work during the nineteenth century was often hazardous. Nowhere was this situation more true that in coal mining. By the 1860s some anthracite coal mines in northeastern Pennsylvania had reached as much …

Glossary of 18th Century Costume Terminology

2021-5-2 · Glossary of 18th Century Costume Terminology. See copyright notice below regarding copying any text from this glossary. The purpose of this page is twofold: First, to define vocabulary—to define 18th c. words which are now unfamiliar, and to correctly define non-18th century words which are frequently misused with respect to the 18th century …

Industrial Revolution | Growth of Manufacturing ...

2021-7-1 · The Industrial Revolution began in England in the middle of the 18th century and spread to the rest of Europe and the United States in the early 19 th century.This era changed the way people worked and lived.New machines were invented and a large …

Mining | The Canadian Encyclopedia

2009-4-7 · During this early colonial period, settlers and sailors exploited small quantities of underground resources, particularly coal outcrops on Cape Breton Island and in New Brunswick, for local trade in the mid-17th century. 19 th Century . Large-scale …

The US Coal Industry in the Nineteenth Century

The coal industry was a major foundation for American industrialization in the nineteenth century. As a fuel source, coal provided a cheap and efficient source of power for steam engines, furnaces, and forges across the United States. As an economic pursuit, coal spurred technological innovations in mine …

Early Modern English Dictionary (16th-18th century ...

2021-8-27 · Early Modern English Online Dictionary, Grammar, Literature. Leme (Lexicons of Early Modern English) • A Table Alphabeticall, conteyning and teaching the true writing, and understanding of hard usuall English wordes, by Robert Crawdrey (1604) • A Table Alphabeticall (1617, 3 rd edition) (scanned book) It''s the first English dictionary (120 pages, 3 000 words)

10 Lesser-Known Disasters of the 20th Century

2013-2-28 · In early April 1906, Vesuvius erupted violently, spewing tons of ash and debris for miles. An estimated 315,000 tons fell on Naples alone. On the morning of April 11th, due to an accumulation ash and cinders, the roof of the 600 square foot Monte …