‘Fowey Consols’ Copper Mine

When:
February 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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Where:
Fowey Parish Rooms Browns Hill
Cost:
members £3 non members £6
Contact:
Hon Sec, Jane Staniland (01726) 833749

by Jim Lewis

In the 1830s Fowey Consols copper mine in Tywardreath was one of the biggest mines in Cornwall employing about 1,700 people. Jim  has written a history of the mine and will give an illustrated talk and discuss the mine’s growth and decline and its economic and social impact on the local area.