HONY AND TRELAWNEY

Mine Offices and Chimney

Old Calciners

 

  Smith's Shaft Wheal Hony

 

In 1881

 

Non-Fatal Accidents:

 

Wheal Honey & Trelawney: - June 23rd, Liskeard: Owners, Wheal Honey & Trelawney Mining Co.: John Bant, labourer, aged 15: Time off work 10 weeks and 3 days. Was mixing water with lime, in a cup, for the purpose of marking boiler irons, when it burst, throwing the lime in his eyes and face.

 

Wheal Honey & Trelawney: - July 27th, Liskeard: Owners, Wheal Honey & Trelawney Mining Co.: Michael Martyn, pitman, aged 55: Time off work 1 week; and John Pomery, pitman, aged 52: Time of work None, so slightly injured that he was able to attend his work. In lifting a heavy shears, and when the top part was raised 12 feet above the ground, they climbed up to attend to the blocks, a plank slipped and down they came.

 

In 1882

Wheal Honey & Trelawney: - March 8th, Liskeard: Owners, Wheal Honey & Trelawney Mining Co.: Michael Martyn, shaftman, aged 62. Time off work 3 days. Fell 3 fathoms in the engine shaft, caused probably by giddiness, owing to his having been very much intoxicated the night before.

 

Wheal Honey & Trelawney: - April 6th, Liskeard: Owners, Wheal Honey & Trelawney Mining Co.: William Johns, miner, aged 23. Time off work 1 week. Fell 6 fathoms in a laddered winze.