A series of memoirs on the mineral statistics of Great Britain and Ireland starting for year 1853-54 and running to 1859. They were compiled by the Mining Records Office, which was a component part of the early Survey. Prior to the start of this series mining statistics were published in: Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and of the Museum of Practical Geology Volume II part II. This was followed by Records of the School of Mines and of Science Applied to the Arts Volume 1. Part 4. which had a section entitled 'Statistics of the produce of copper, tin, lead and silver from the mines of the United Kingdom, with the exports and imports of these metals for 1848 to 1852 inclusive'. For the years after this series see 'Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom of Great Britain And Ireland' 1860-1881.