Here are some of the relevant links to mining and quarrying in our area that have been found to be useful. Note, SGMRG can not vouch for the content of these sites:

Local Links:

A vision of South Gloucestershire

Avon Industrial Buildings Trust

Avon Local History and Archaeology (ALHA)

Brandy Bottom

Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society

Bristol Archives

Bristol Civic Society

Bristol Industrial Archaeology Society

Bristol Industrial Museum M-Shed

Clearwell Caves

Fishponds Local History Society

Forest of Dean Coal Mining

Forest of Dean Local History Society

Frenchay Village Museum

Friends of Troopers Hill

Gloucestershire Archives

Gloucestershire Local History Association

Gloucestershire Population Tables 1801-1901

Gloucestershire Society for Industrial Archaeology

Golden Valley

Hades Caving Club

Harry Stoke Colliery and History of Stoke Gifford

Kingswood Heritage Museum

Know Your Place

Living Easton

Nailsea and District Local History Society

Radstock Museum

Ram Hill Colliery

Redcliffe Caves

Redcliffe Caves Video

South Gloucestershire Council – Museums and Heritage

The Bristol and Somerset Coal Industry

Thornbury local history

Thornbury Museum

Trade Union Ancestors (Somersetshire Miners Association)

Twerton History

Walk the Bristol and Bath Railway Path

Wiltshire & Swindon Archives

Yate Heritage Centre

National Links:

National Association of Mining History Organisations (NAMHO)

British Association for Local History (BALH)

This years NAMHO Conference

The Newcomen Society

International Stationary Steam Engine Society

Coal Mining History Resource Centre (List of Mines in 1945)

The online database for U.K. Mine Exploration

Subterranea Britannica

AditNow – mine exploration and mining history

The Association for Industrial Archaeology

Old Maps

Mining History Network

Mining History Information