Commentary

31 Deputy Gaveller, Forest of Dean

MINES, MINERALS AND LANDFILL vol 26(3)
| Commentary

31 Deputy Gaveller, Forest of Dean

| Commentary

31 Deputy Gaveller, Forest of Dean

In the Forest of Dean, the rights of the free miners1 may have been exercised in mines of coal or iron ore opened on, or affecting the subject land. Most records have been held by the Forestry Commission, but are now held at Gloucestershire Archives. Where land is being acquired in the Forest of Dean, therefore, it is advisable to address an inquiry, similar in nature to that for china clay and tin2, to the Deputy Gaveller. The enquiry should be by letter3 and should refer to, and enclose,

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