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Signature on marriage allegation, 26 July 1797

Signature on marriage bond, 26 July 1797

Felton Smelt Mill 1861

Feldon Smelt Mill ruins

In the 16th century the rights to mine silver in this area was given to the Duke of Buckingham. Feldon Smelt Mill was built in the 17th century to smelt the ore. In 1725 the rights were sold to the London Lead Company who worked here until the 1800s.