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Column Headings used in the database: DOB - Date of Birth; DOE - Date of Employment; MIN - Mineral worked.

NI/IRELAND
Name DOB Age Min Mine/Residence County DOE Notes References
Bee, Peg     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum
Brown, Mary     Lead Newton Ards Mine, Whitespots Co. Down 1827   Woodrow, A. (1978) A History of the Conig & Whitespots Lead Mines BM No. 7  p. 10
Capy, Mary     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum
Cavannagh, Ann 1820 21 Copper Knockmahon Copper Mines Co. Waterford 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 16
Cherry, Elin     Lead Newton Ards Mine, Whitespots Co. Down 1827   Woodrow, A. (1978) A History of the Conig & Whitespots Lead Mines BM No. 7  p. 10
Commerton, Bridget 1824 17 Lead Caime Lead Mine Co. Wexford 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 2
Cooney, Mary 1824 17 Lead Caime Lead Mine Co. Wexford 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 8
Copy, ?     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Copy, Jude     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Copy, Peg     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Copy, Widow     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Crompane, Nell     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1828   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Donald, Nora     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum
Donovan, Peg     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1828   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Dyer, Peg     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Foley, Catherine 1826 15 Cu/Pb Kenmare Copper&Lead Mines Co. Kerry 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 29
Framy, Mary     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum
Framy, Nora     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum
Garriff, Nell     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum
Gough, Margaret 1826 15 Copper Knockmahon Copper Mines Co. Waterford 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 19
Green, Margaret 1826 15 Lead Caime Lead Mine Co. Wexford 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 10
Gwarnish, Cate     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum
Gwarnish, Joan     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum
Gwarnish, Peg     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum
Gwornish, Catty     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Gwornish, Mary (1st)     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Gwornish, Mary (2nd)     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Gwornish, Peg     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Hanly, Kate     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Hanly, Nan     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Hansom, Mary 1827 14 Lead Caime Lead Mine Co. Wexford 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 6
Hawke, Helen 1828 13 Copper Knockmahon Copper Mines Co. Waterford 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 12
Hodnett, Peg     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1828 Messenger at copper mine. Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Island, Mary     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Keab(o)rough, Nora     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum/Diane Hodnett
Keabrough, Nora     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1828   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Kelly, Mary     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Kelly, Nora     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Kennedy, Bridget 1801 40 Lead Caime Lead Mine Co. Wexford 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 4
Kirk, Mary     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Leahy, Catherine 1835 16 Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 27
Lehane, Nell     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum
Lowney, Nora     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum
Lynch, Nell     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
McClement, Margrit     Lead Newton Ards Mine, Whitespots Co. Down 1827   Woodrow, A. (1978) A History of the Conig & Whitespots Lead Mines BM No. 7  p. 10
McDonald, Sally 1827 14 Lead Caime Lead Mine Co. Wexford 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 5
Mulcahey, Nancy 1823 18 Copper Knockmahon Copper Mines Co. Waterford 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 14
Murphy, Joan     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum
Murphy, Sheila     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum
Patrick, Nora     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Pollard, Jane 1828 13 Copper Knockmahon Copper Mines Co. Waterford 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 16
Reen, Mary 1823 18 Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 26
Riley, Helen 1823 18 Copper Knockmahon Copper Mines Co. Waterford 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 20
Rilly, Mary     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum
Roughleny, Mary     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1828   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Ryan, Biddy 1827 14 Copper Lackamore Copper Mine Co. Tipperary 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 37
Ryan, Mary 1823 18 Copper Lackamore Copper Mine Co. Tipperary 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 38
Shaw, Margrit     Lead Newton Ards Mine, Whitespots Co. Down 1827   Woodrow, A. (1978) A History of the Conig & Whitespots Lead Mines BM No. 7  p. 10
Shea, Mary     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum/Diane Hodnett
Shea, Norah 1824 17 Cu/Pb Kenmare Copper&Lead Mines Co. Kerry 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 31
Smith?, Betty     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Sullivan, Biddy     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Sullivan, Mary     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1814   Mine Cost Book; Diane Hodnett
Tilly, Joan     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum
Tilly, Peg     Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1812   Mine Cost Book, Allihies Museum
Tobin, Joan 1811 30 Copper Allihies Copper Mine Co. Kerry 1841   BPP: 1842 Roper, Frederick Report on the Employment of Children in Mines Evid. 12
Wight, Susan     Lead Newton Ards Mine, Whitespots Co. Down 1827   Woodrow, A. (1978) A History of the Conig & Whitespots Lead Mines BM No. 7  p. 10
ISLE OF MAN
Name DOB Age Min Mine/Residence County DOE Notes References
Brown?, Jane 1819 52 Lead Laxey?   1871   1871 Census Lonan 2/48/46
Crougan, Elizabeth 1818 43 Lead Laxey Mines   1861   1861 Census Lonan 2/21/24
Fargher, Eleanor 1814 47 Lead Rencell   1861   1861 Census Lonan 3/21/70
Gelling, Eleanor 1817 44 Lead Laxey   1861   1861 Census Lonan 3/25/72
Hogg, Sarah 1829 22 Lead Laxey Hill   1851   1851 Census Lonan 3/26/453
Hogg, Sarah 1847 27 Lead Laxey Glen   1871   1871 Census Lonan 2/38/41
Kissack, Jane 1815 46 Lead Laxey Mines   1861, 1881   1861 Census Lonan 1/24/15, 1881 Census Lonan 3/5/91 
Moore, Mary 1828 43 Lead Cronk?   1871   1871 Census Lonan 1/5/6
Moore, Mary 1831 50 Lead Laxey   1881   1881 Census Lonan 3/5/91 
Shillivunn, Ann 1805 46 Lead Baldreen    1851, 1861   1851 Census Lonan 2/18/430, 1861 Census Lonan 2/20/23
SCOTLAND
Name DOB Age Min Mine/Residence County DOE Notes References
Archibald, Agnes 1827 14 Iron Green Burn Pit, Whitburn W. Lothian 1841 Underground work. BPP: 1842 Franks, Robert Report on the Employment of Children in Mines  Evid. 200
Brown, ? 1829 12 Iron Crofthead Ironstone Pits, Whitburn W. Lothian 1841 Underground work. BPP: 1842 Franks, Robert Report on the Employment of Children in Mines  Evid. 197+198
Brown, ? 1822 19 Iron Crofthead Ironstone Pits, Whitburn W. Lothian 1841 Underground work. BPP: 1842 Franks, Robert Report on the Employment of Children in Mines  Evid. 197
Brown, Mary 1828 13 Iron Crofthead Ironstone Pits, Whitburn W. Lothian 1841 Underground work. BPP: 1842 Franks, Robert Report on the Employment of Children in Mines  Evid. 197
Campbell, Christine     Iron No. 6 Pit, Palace Craig, Airdrie N. Lanarkshire 1860 Underground work. Hamilton Advertiser 27th October 1860
Drysdale, Marrion     Iron Oakley Pit, Dunfermline Fife 1856 Died in explosion at pithead. CMHRC/ancestry.co.uk Fenale Mining Deaths 1841-1914
Garalie, M. 1840 26 Iron Drumgray Ironstone Mine, Aidrie N. Lanarkshire 1866 Killed when fell down pit. CHMRC/Ancestry.co.uk Female Mining Deaths 1841-1914 
Johnston, Robina 1845 11 Iron Loch Gely Iron Co, Dunfermline Fife 1856 Died when crushed between cage and pithead. CHMRC/Ancestry.co.uk Female Mining Deaths 1841-1914 
Lumsden, ? 1824 17 Iron Green Burn Pit, Whitburn W. Lothian 1841 Underground work. BPP: 1842 Franks, Robert Report on the Employment of Children in Mines  Evid. 201
Lumsden, Mayday 1828 13 Iron Green Burn Pit, Whitburn W. Lothian 1841 Underground work. BPP: 1842 Franks, Robert Report on the Employment of Children in Mines  Evid. 201
Mechan, Bridget 1844 22 Iron Stand Ironstone Mine, Airdrie N. Lanarkshire 1866 Killed when fell down pit. CHMRC/Ancestry.co.uk Female Mining Deaths 1841-1914 
Ratkin, Margaret 1808 55 Iron Carronhall Iron Co., Falkirk Stirling 1863 Pithead woman, killed by waggon. CHMRC/Ancestry.co.uk Female Mining Deaths 1841-1914 
Thompson, Mrs     Gold Helmsdale Sutherland 1869 Washing  gold. Callender et al. (2008) The Scottish Gold Rush of 1869 BM No. 84  p. 83

 

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