Lead Miners Earnings in 19th Century Allendale

Tim Barmby

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Abstract

This paper uses the records of the Beaumont/Blackett lead mining concerns in Allendale to examine the earnings for lead miners in the early 1860's. The paper matches two parts of the historical record, the Bargain books and the quarterly financial accounts, to give a more complete picture of the earnings of this group of workers than has previously been done. The paper also examines aspects of the setting of the rates in the bargains by the mine owner's agents.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAberdeen
PublisherUniversity of Aberdeen Business School
Number of pages10
Volume2012-01
ISBN (Electronic)0143-4543
ISBN (Print)0143-4543
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NameBusiness School Working Paper Series
PublisherBusiness School
No.1
Volume2012
ISSN (Print)0143-4543
ISSN (Electronic)0143-4543

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Barmby, T. (2012). Lead Miners Earnings in 19th Century Allendale. (Business School Working Paper Series; Vol. 2012, No. 1). University of Aberdeen Business School.