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Mines of the St. Ives Area

PenwithSt IvesCamborneRedruthSt AgnesWendronGwennapSt AustellPerranzabuloeCaradonTamar ValleyALL

TOWEDNACK AREA

Name of Mine

Principal Shafts

Chief Produce

Notable Minerals

Rosewall Hill & Ransom United (became part of St. Ives Consols in 1908)

Kernick's, Old, Ivey's, Martin's, Harris', Old Engine, Tredinnick's, Great Ransom, Ransom Whim and Townplot Shafts

TIN

 

Providence (including Wheal Speed)

Dunstans, Gilbards, Normonds, Counting House, Speed Engine, Copper Works, Sanders, Tuckers and Barnfields and Little Speed Shafts

TIN & COPPER

Cassiterite, Chalcopyrite, Malachite, Azurite, Native Copper

St. Ives Consols

Wheal Mary, Ransom, West Virgin, East Virgin, Stamps Plat, Old Sump, Cornish and Millet Shafts

TIN & COPPER

 

Tyringham Consols

Drysack, Ada's Flat Rod, Highbarrow, Trawn, West Trawn, Adit, Cooper's Engine, Giesters, Brown's and Parkins Shafts

TIN & COPPER

 

Trelyon Consols (Wheal Venture)

Parry's, Lawry's, Flat Rod, Daniel's and New Shafts

TIN & COPPER

 

Wheal Trenwith

Victory, Berriman's, Old Sump, Wills, Highburrow, Millet's, Engine, Dog and Harvey's Shafts

COPPER, TIN & URANIUM

Pitchblende

Goole Pellas

Jane's, Unity, Brown's Engine and New Flat Rod Shafts

TIN

Arsenic

St Ives Wheal Allen

Roderick's, Highburrow, Giesler's, Richard's and Louisa's Shafts

TIN

Copper


TRENCROM AREA

Name of Mine

Principal Shafts

Chief Produce

Notable Minerals

Giew Mine

Billia, New Billia (Skip Road), Giew Engine, Martin's, Robinson's, Blackburn's and Frank's Shafts

TIN

Copper

Georgia Consols

Flat Rod, Engine, Winterbottom's, East Whim, Noon West and Highburrow Shafts

TIN

 

Wheal Reeth & Reeth Consols

Wheal Reeth, Boundary, Garden, Trink, Twelve O'Clock, Davey's, Monster, Unity, Magy's, Durloe and Trewhella's Shafts

TIN

 

Wheal Sisters

Wheal Mary, Horton's, Oxley's, Hyde's, Field's, Michell's, Bolitho, Ellis's, South Brunnion, Boundary, Diamond, Mushell's, Pearce's, Giesler's and Old Engine Shafts

TIN & COPPER

 

Lelant Consols

Rodd's, Richards' and Engine Shafts

TIN

 

Wheal Merth

Engine, New, Pool's, Davey's, James's and Curgenvening's Shafts

TIN

 

New Trencrom

Wheal Cherry, Air, East, Engine and China Clay Shafts

TIN

Copper

Boiling Well

Engine, Austins, Syrett, Fieldings, Kings, Vrens and Flat Rod Shafts

COPPER

Lead, Zinc and Silver

 

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