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Mining Checks, Tallies, Tokens & Medals
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None Coal Mining Related Checks & Tallies

One of the least known groups of British mining checks are those that originate from outside the coal industry. While there must be many examples out there I’ve only heard of a few. These have been a variety time, pay, tool, railway travel passes, cage riding plus lamp tokens from four separate base metal ore mines in Cornwall and North Wales, Cleveland Potash Mine, a single British Gypsum Mine, various clay pits, several North Yorkshire ironstone mines, Burham chalk quarry, several limestone and granite quarries, Dinorwic slate quarry plus at least one Scottish oil-shale mine.

Frodingham Ironstone Mines, Scunthorpe, Lincs. -32mm Dia.

If anyone has any pictures of these or has a list of examples please reply to this posting.