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NAMHO Members

Members list  |  Handbook introduction  |  By area  |  By interest  |  Affiliates  |  Museum members  |  Other museums

This section lists all the organisations that are currently members of NAMHO. In the on-line handbook, you can also select to view sets of members according to their activities or geographical areas.

From this page, you can get access to the detail which used to be contained in the NAMHO handbook.  Copies of the last version of the handbook are still available but it is considered that publishing the handbook as web pages will mean that the detail can be kept more up to date. The original introduction to the fourth edition can be read on the handbook home page.  A separate page contains a map showing the locations of museum members and further information about the museum entries. Information about affiliated organisations is included on a separate page but the affiliated members are listed below.

You can also identify members by interest and members by geographical area of activity.

Any organisation wishing to join NAMHO should in the first place contact an officer of the organisation (ideally the Secretary) but to provide the relevant details, there is an application form which contains some explanatory notes.  This can be downloaded here.

Organisations with names in red are not recorded to have paid the subscription this year.

Mining history societies

AN AditNow
AIA Association for Industrial Archaeology
CMT Cambrian Mines Trust 
CBMS Carn Brea Mining Society
CSS Cerberus Spelaeological Society
FCW Chatterley Whitfield Friends
CMGS Cheltenham Mineral and Geological Society
CMSMRPS Combe Martin Silver Mine Research and Preservation Society
CME Corris Mine Explorers
CATMHS Cumbria Amenity Trust Mining History Society
DCC Derbyshire Caving Club
EMRG Earby Mines Research Group
FHC Friends of Hemmingsfield Colliery 
FK Friends of Killhope
FSAWD Friends of the St Aidan's BE1150 Walking Dragline
FWT Friends of Williamson's Tunnels
GSS Gloucester Speleological Society
GMPC Goodluck Mine Preservation Club
GSG Grampian Speleological Group
GOES Great Orme Exploration Society
GCC Grosvenor Caving Club  
HCC Hades Caving Club
KMPS Kelly Mine Preservation Society
KURG Kent Underground Research Group
MES Mine Explorer Society, The
MHTI Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland Ltd
NMCS Nenthead Mines Conservation Society
NWCC North Wales Caving Club Clwb Ogofeydd Gogledd Cymru
NMRS Northern Mine Research Society
PUG Parys Underground Group
PDMHS Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd
PCG Plymouth Caving Group
RFDCC Royal Forest of Dean Caving Club
RS Russell Society, The
SCMC Shropshire Caving and Mining Club
SMT Shropshire Mines Trust
SGMRG South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group
SJMR St Just Mine Research Group
SubBrit Subterranea Britannica
TMG Tamar Mining Group  
TS Trevithick Society, The
WCMS Wealden Cave and Mine Society
WMPT Welsh Mines Preservation Trust Yr Ymddiriedolaeth Cadwraeth Mwynfeydd Cymru
WMS Welsh Mines Society Cymdeithas Mwyngloddiau Cymru
WMRG Wirksworth Mines Research Group  

Mining museums within NAMHO

ACMM Allihies Copper Mines Museum
BCLM Black Country Living Museum
CC Clearwell Caves - Ancient Iron Mines
MM Moseley Museum
NCM National Coal Mining Museum for England
NSC National Stone Centre
PCH Pendeen Community Heritage (Geevor Tin Mine)
RM Radstock Museum

Organisations affiliated to NAMHO

HI Heritage of Industry Ltd
EH Historic England National Monuments Record
IAR I A Recordings
RCAHMW Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales
IMMM The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (North of England)

Other museums

A number of other museums cater for those with an interest in mining.  A list will be found on a separate page which includes the names of museums that are NAMHO members.  This list does not imply endorsement by NAMHO or even that the museum is still open to the public.

Key to activities

On the member pages, the activity codes are:

Undx - Underground exploration Libr - Hold archives
Surv - Underground and surface surveying Publ - Publications
Excn - Excavation of adits / entrances Resc - Mine rescue
Capg - Shaft capping or gating of adits / entrances Lect - Lecturing / talks / conferences
Arch - Archaeology / preservation of remains Educ - Education
FldM - Field meetings WebO - Website operator
ARes - Archive research Tour - Tourist mine operator

Key to areas

On the member pages, the area codes are:

Scot - Scotland NWal - North Wales
Ire - Ireland SWal - South Wales
IOM - Isle of Man WM - West Midlands
LL - Lake District & Lancashire DC - Devon & Cornwall
NE - Northeast SWE - Southwest England
YH - Yorkshire & Humberside EMEA - East Midlands & East Anglia
PD - Peak District SE - Southeast England
NWM - Northwest Midlands EU - Mainland Europe

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