St Ives Consols Mine, Cornwall

St Ives Consols Mine, Cornwall

St Ives Consols Mine include Wellesley Mine & Wheal Mary

St. Ives Consols tin mine St. Ives In the parish and within the mining district of St. Ives, 1 mile from St. Ives and 6 miles from Hayle, and has been working continually since 1818. It employs altogether about 350 hands, and it is estimated that it has produced no less than £1,000,000 worth of ore since it was opened.

1856 Kellys Directory - St. Ives Consols are mines now working in this parish.

1873 St. Ives Consols and Trelyon Consols are mines which are employing a great number of hands.

1887 Balnoon cemetery in St. Ives, there is the grave of Edwin Trevorrow, who was killed at St. Ives Consols on March 15th

There is a very powerful steam pumping engine, tow steam drawing, and one stamping engine, and many wheels are driven by water power. The adit is 20 fathoms below the surface, and the depth of the deepest shaft is 200 fathoms. The workings extend for many miles in all directions. The company is on the costbook system, and consists of 940 shares of about £15 per share. Purser Phillip Henry ALPIN. Manager John GILBERT. Secretary John VIVIAN

St Ives, Zennor and St Erth Mines