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

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 ...

Industrial Heritage 2014 - 8th European contact weekend

Sep 17, 2014, 10:45

Industrial Heritage 2014 8th European contact weekend for industrial heritage volunteers and associations at Lyon and Vaulx-en-Velin (FR) from 24 to 26 October 2014 Invitation and call-for-papers. E-FAITH, the European Federation of Associatio ...

NAMHO and the CRoW review

Aug 19, 2014, 17:56

NAMHO Officers are reviewing the situation with regard to CRoW (The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000) following a meeting of the British Caving Association Conservation & Access Committee. The meeting discussed at length the impact of CRoW on ...

Clipstone Colliery headgear under threat

Aug 15, 2014, 15:08

I am told that there is a threat to demolish the headgear at Clipstone colliery (Nottinghamshire). There is information about the colliery in Wikipedia at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clipstone_Colliery. The correspondent has given a link to a gov ...

NAMHO AGM

Mar 18, 2014, 12:59

The AGM was held on 15th March. Additional time was allowed for useful discussion of future conferences and other topics. The only change in the committee is that Peter Jackson has taken over the role of Secretary from Nigel Dibben.

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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