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Welcome to the NAMHO website

The National Association
of Mining History Organisations

We were formed in 1979 to act as the national body for mining history in the United Kingdom. There are now over 70 member organisations, including societies, museums, firms, etc. and membership now extends to Ireland. On this site, you will find out more about NAMHO, its aims, its members and its contribution to the mining heritage.

Front page news

Friends of Snibston Discovery Museum

Apr 09, 2015, 16:19

Save our History - Save our Museum An Open Public Meeting on Snibston is to be held on Thursday 16th April 2015 at7pm at James Street Church, Coalville, LE67 3BX Snibston Museum site includes the mine buildings of Snibston Colliery. ...

NAMHO Conference 2015

Jan 31, 2015, 12:02

The website for the NAMHO Conference 2015 is now available for bookings. The conference is being held this year at Nenthead in Cumbria and runs over the weekend 23rd-24th May (the Bank Holiday weekend). Click HERE to go direct to the conference web ...

SubBrit annual meeting

Dec 09, 2014, 18:55

Subterranea Britannca have announced their AGM and Spring Meeting which will take place on Saturday 18 April 2015. The venue is the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College,South Kensington, London. Anyone interested should contact SubBrit for furthe ...

Website changes

Dec 01, 2014, 17:35

As a result of much abuse by search engines, I have introduced a system of permissions for certain areas of the website such as the bibliography. To log in, representatives can use their email address as a username and password. You will find a log ...

Clipstone Colliery Headstocks - the latest news

Sep 21, 2014, 09:25

Clipstone Colliery Regeneration Group are holding an Open Meeting Where: Clipstone Social Club, Mansfield Road, Clipstone, NG21 9AL When: Monday 29th September, 7pm doors open from 6.30pm Key speaker: Sir Neil Cossons ( past Science Museum Dire ...

Research Framework - Phase 2

The Research Framework is reaching the final part of the first two phases and Phase 2 will culminate in a one day conference.  This had been planned for May 2013 but pressure of work means that it has been postponed - check 'news' item for further information.

You are encouraged to read through the various Resource Assessments before they are finalised and published.

Comments please to Peter Claughton or Phil Newman

For more information click here

A Research Framework for the Archaeology of the Extractive Industries in England

A two year project assessing current knowledge and planning for future research which needs your help

  • Do you have an interest in mining and quarrying - metals, coal or stone
  • Can you tell us what archaeological investigation has been carried out on mines and quarries in your area
  • Discuss your ideas on what needs to be done to advance our knowledge of mining and quarrying

For more information click here

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