Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

12/5/2008

Home’s history carved from rich seam of mining industry

Lead mining links: Lane House, Newbrough, was once the home of lead mining family the Swindles.

LEAD can be a magnet just like iron, and there is a tiny nugget of proof in the records of Lane House near Newbrough.

In the 1880s it was home to the large Swindle family. As Lane House is typical of a small upland farmstead, you might expect its inhabitants to be farmers, but all the Swindle males over 13 were lead miners. for more click here

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