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Miners lamps

A selection of miners lamps and lamp information.  Click on the pictures for a larger image.

Turquand and Kew 'Ideal' miners lamp. An oil lamp with gauze dating from around 1890 to 1910. 

Advertisement for the 'Cambrian' lamp from E. Thomas and Williams (Colliery Guardian February 21st 1908).


Advertisement for Electric lamps from Pearson's (Colliery Guardian October 4th 1918).  Shown are the 'Fireman's Emergency Pocket Lamp' and the 'Miner's Electric Lamp'.