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Cornish Mining

Innovation and Inventors

 

Humphry Davy

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A Cornish Chemist


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Trevithick

Click to see a larger version of this imageRichard Trevithick statue copyright A Cocks at Cornwall Council

 

Richard Trevithick the Cornish Giant of Steam


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Newcomen

Thomas Newcomen was an ironmonger, but he made a significant contribution to the Industrial Revolution with his invention of the atmospheric steam engine.


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Boulton and Watt

James Watt (1736-1819) invented the separate condenser in 1769. 


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Comment left by Tee - Yaa on 2009-11-10 17:48:08

good website not very educaational i think there should be more about the history of the mine

Comment left by Sam Scantlebury on 2010-06-27 18:13:58

Fantastic website, more archival info and photos' please.

 

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