Foxdale, Isle of Man

Historical Description

Foxdale, a place 5 miles SSE of Peel, in the Isle of Man. It has a post office under Douglas, Isle of Man. Extensive mines are here, in northern spurs of the Barrule slate mountains. They are from 240 to 300 feet deep; and they produce, per month, from 250 to 300 tons of lead ore, containing from 15 to 20 oz. of silver per ton.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


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