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LIST OF MINES in Great Britain and the Isle of Man, 1908

 
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List of Mines 1908

 

 

DEVON (metalliferous), DORSET (metalliferous), GLOUCESTER (metalliferous), KENT (metalliferous), SOMERSET (metalliferous), SURREY (metalliferous), SUSSEX (metalliferous), WILTSHIRE (metalliferous).

 

 

 

 

 

DEVON (metalliferous)

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Atlas Tin Mining Co. Ltd., Chapel St., Camborne

Atlas

Ilisington

Suspended

Tin ore

-
-

EH Bayldon, Oaklands, Dawlish (c/o DH Blaydon, 11 Queen Street, London

Brixham

Brixham

DH Bayldon

Iron ore

5
-

ditto

Stormsdown and Owlacombe

Ashburton

ditto

Tin and arsenic

54
67

ditto

Wheal Friendship

Mary Tavy

Tin ore

42
54

Duke of Bedford, Estate Office, Tavistock

Crebor

Tavistock

TS Bliss

Arscenic

-
3

ditto

Devon Great Consols

ditto

ditto

ditto

-
26

ditto

Little Duke

ditto

ditto

ditto

2
-

Beer Freestone and Lime Co., Ltd., Seaton (A Wiseman Oakley, Managing director)

Beer

Beer Seaton

AW Oakley

Freestone

7
3

Birch Tor and Vitifer Ltd., Postbridge

Birch Tor and Vitifer

Dartmoor

HMD Willcocks

Tin ore

11
11

F Boehm, 16 Jewry St., London

Bedford

Gunnislake

Tin, wolfram and arsenic

-
-

Cottier and Taylor 8, Frankfort St., Plymouth

Redlake

Dartmoor

China Clay

-
7

Dartmoor Mineral Ltd., Receiver JW Barratt, 19A Coleman Street. London

Golden Dagger

ditto

In liquidation

Tin ore

4
2

ditto

Hexworthy

Between Buckfastleigh and Princetown

ditto

26
19

Defries and Sons Ltd., 146&7, Houdsditch, London

West Gooseford

Throwleigh, Okehampton

ditto

13
10

Devon and Courtenay Clay Co., Newton Abbot (HGC Bishop, Sec,)

Decoy and Horsemills

Kingsneighton

JH Key (Newton Abbot)

Potters clay

30
6

Devon United Mines Syndicate Ltd., Mary Tavy, Tavistock and 7 Arundel Street, Stand, London

Devon United

Peter Tavy

Tin and copper ores

25
32

Ferrubron Manufacturing Co. (c/o WH Hosking, Newton Abbot) 143 Queen Victoria Street. London

Great Rock

Hennock

WH Hosking

Shining ore

4
2

ditto

Plumley (suspended)

Bovey Tracey

ditto

3
1

ditto

Shapter and Shoottamoor

ditto

ditto

4
1

Hexter, Humpherson and Co., Newton Abbot

New Cross

Kingsteignton

Potter clay

12
13

Ilsington Mining Co. Ltd., Ilsington, Newton Abbot

Ilsington (Haytor)

Ilsington

Iron ore

10
15

JA Jobling St, Nicholas Chambers, Newcastle-on-Tyne

Chillaton and Hogstor

Lewdown

Wm. Gill

Manganese

-
9

North Devon Clay Co. Ltd., 29, South St., Torrington

North Devon

Torrington

Potter clay

20
14

Ramsley Exploration Syndicate, Sticklepath, Oakehampton

Ramsley (Wheal Emily and Belston)

South Tawton

Chas. E Jobling

Copper

50
44

Scottish Silvoid Co., 53 Bothwell St., Glasgow

Kelly

Bovey Tracey

AW Govan

Shining ore

4
4

Watts, Blake, Bearne and Co., Newton abbot

Etson and others

kingsneighton

Potters clay

56
23

ditto

Jenny Park Bowey

ditto

ditto

7
3

ditto

ditto Carpenters

ditto

ditto

7
3

ditto

ditto Dobbs

ditto

ditto

7
3

ditto

ditto Rendle

ditto

ditto

7
3

 

 

 

 

 

 

DORSET (metalliferous)

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

A and Seth Benfield, Langton Matravers, Wareham

A&S Benfields

Swanage

Stone

2
1

C Benfield, Mill Terrace, Swanage

C Benfields

ditto

ditto

2
1

Charles H Bonfield, Bell St., Herston, Swanage

CH Bonfields

ditto

ditto

2
-

JW Bonfield, 3 Providence Terrace, Herston, Swanage

JW Bonfields

ditto

ditto

-
-

Ambrose Bower, Acton, Langton Matravers, Wareham

Ambrose Bowers

ditto

ditto

3
-

Ambrose Bower, Winspit, Worth Matravers

Seacombe

ditto

ditto

2
2

Charles A Bower, Acton, Langton Matravers, Wareham

Charles A Bowers

ditto

ditto

1
1

Edwin Bower, Worth Matravers, Wareham

Edwin Bowers

ditto

ditto

1
1

Fred Bower, Mill Terrace, Swanage

Fred Bowers

ditto

ditto

1
1

Hiram Bower, Acton, Langton Matravers, Wareham

Hiram Bowers

ditto

ditto

2
1

H&J Bower, Acton, Langton Matravers, Wareham

H&J Bowers

ditto

ditto

2
1

J Ball Bower, Blacklands, Langton Matravers, Wareham

J Ball Bowers

ditto

ditto

2
1

JC Bower, Acton, Langton Matravers, Wareham

JC Bowers

ditto

ditto

2
1

Martin Bower Acton, Langton Matravers, Wareham

Martin Bowers

ditto

ditto

2
1

Reuben Bower, Acton, Langton Matravers, Wareham

Reuben Bowers

ditto

ditto

2
1

Richard Bower Acton, Langton Matravers, Wareham

Richard Bowers

ditto

ditto

2
1

TA Bower, Coombe, Langton Matravers, Wareham

TA Bowers

ditto

ditto

2
1

Titus Bower, Langton Matravers

Titus Bowers

sitto

ditto

-
-

T Short Bower, Langton, Wareham

TS Bowers

ditto

ditto

1
1

Charles Bridle, Gallows Core, Worth Matravers, Wareham

Charles Brindles

ditto

ditto

2
1

Henry Brown, Gilberts Rd., Brooklyn, Swanage

Henry Browns

ditto

ditto

1
1

JA Brown, Langton Matravers, Wareham

JA Browns

ditto

ditto

2
1

Alfred Burt, Langton Matravers, Wareham

Alfred Burts

ditto

ditto

2
-

Frank Burt No.2, Cowlease Cottages, Court Hill, Swanage

Frank Burts, Herstonfield

ditto

Closed Apr. 1908

ditto

2
2

ditto

ditto Burngate

ditto

ditto

ditto

2
2

G Burt jnr., St. Anthony, Priest Rd., Swanage

g Burts Court Farm

ditto

ditto

3
4

James H Chinchin, 1 Providence Terrace, Herston

JH Chinchins

ditto

ditto

3
3

F&W Collins, Heatherville, Princess Rd., Swanage

F&W Collins

ditto

ditto

2
1

F&W Collins, 1 Nelson Villas, Herston, Swanage

Cap and Feather

ditto

ditto

2
-

G Corben, Herston, Swanage

G Corbens

ditto

ditto

2
1

Dorset Cement Co. Ltd., Ridge, Wareham

Ridgeway Hill

Church Knowle, nr. Wareham

Marl

8
1

GJ Edmunds, Langton Matravers, Wareham

GJ Edmunds

Swanage

ditto

-
-

B Fayle and Co., Corfe Castle

Norden Works

Wareham

RE Pinney

ditto

21
38

W Harden, 5, Arundel Terrace, Langton Matravers, Wareham

W Hardens

Swanage

ditto

2
1

Albert Harris, Bell St., Herston, Swanage

Albert Harris (Cap and Feather)

ditto

Stone

3
2

ditto

ditto Freestone

ditto

ditto

-
-

G Harris, Bell St., Herston, Swanage

G Harris

ditto

ditto

1
1

Hy. Harris, Acton, Langton Matravers

H Harris

ditto

ditto

1
-

Josiah Harris, Langton Matravers, Wareham

Josiah Harris

ditto

ditto

1
1

Walter Harris, The Cross, Herston, Swanage

Walter Harris

ditto

ditto

-
-

Anthony Hayson, 3 Jubilee Terrace, Herston, Swanage

Greyshead Field

ditto

ditto

2
2

W Keats, High St., Hersaton, Swanage

W Keats

ditto

ditto

2
3

G Lander, Worth Matravers, Wareham

G Landers

ditto

ditto

2
2

J Lander, Worth Matravers, Wareham

J Landers

ditto

ditto

2
2

Sam Lander 5 Avton Fields, Langton Matravers, Wareham

Sam Landers

ditto

ditto

2
-

Sam. James Lander, North St., Langton Matravers, Wareham

SJ Mander

ditto

ditto

1
1

Fk. Meader, Vera Cottage, High St., Swanage

Fk. Meaders Court Cowlease

ditto

ditto

1
1

J Meader, Newton Place, Swanage

J Meaders

ditto

Suspended

ditto

1
1

Alfred Norman, Priest Rd. Swanage

Alfred Normans

ditto

ditto

2
1

Fred Norman, Castle View, Langton Matravers

Fred Normans

ditto

ditto

1
1

Horace Norman, 2 Osborne Rd., Swanage

Horace Normans

ditto

ditto

2
1

WW Norman, Quarry View Langton Matravers

WW Normans

ditto

ditto

1
1

G Phippard, 12 Priests Rd., Swanage

G Phippards

ditto

ditto

2
2

Samuel Phippard, St Marks Place, Herston, Swanage

S Phippards

ditto

ditto

-
-

Thos. Phippard, Arundel Terrace, Langton Matravers, Wareham

T Phippards

ditto

ditto

2
2

Pike Bros., Wareham

Furzyground

Creech

GL Pike

Potters clay

43
13

Purbeck Portland Stone So. Ltd., Sanctuary House, 11 Tothill Street, Westminster, London

Winspit and Worth

Swanage

-
-

C Saunders, Mount Pleasant, Langton Matravers

C Saunders

ditto

Stone

-
-

F Seymour, 5 Jubilee Terrace, Herston, Swanage

F Seymours

ditto

ditto

1
1

S Squibb, High St., Swanage

S Squibbs

ditto

ditto

1
1

T Strickland, Church Bridge, Swamage

T Stricklands

ditto

ditto

2
1

F Tomes, Gordon Rd., Swanage

F Tomes

ditto

ditto

2
-

G Tomes, Argyle Rd., Swanage

G Tomes

ditto

ditto

1
1

W Tomes, Glenroy, Court Hill, Swanage

W Tomes

ditto

ditto

2
1

W&J Turner, Worth Matravers, Wareham

W&J Turners

Winspit

ditto

2
1

G Webber, North Street, Langton Matravers, Wareham

Captains Field

Swanage

ditto

-
-

 

 

 

 

 

 

GLOUCESTER (metalliferous)

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Duke of Beaufort c/o SH Cowper-Coles, Badminton

Tormanton

Chipping Sidbury

Stone

2
-

C Essex, Avening, Stroud

Balls Green

Stroud

ditto

2
-

Golden Valley Ochre and Oxide Co., Wick, nr. Bristol

Golden Valley

Stroud

Ochre and Oxide

3
1

Highmeadow Iron Ore and Colour Co. Ltd., Coleford, c/o AJ Shinner (Liquidator), Mendip, Queens Rd., Cheltenham

Highmeadow

Coleford

Iron ore

23
5

Peter K Jones, Marsh Lane, nr. Coleford

British

Clearwell Meende

ditto

3
-

AH Morse, Brean, nr. Lydney

Red Hill

Lydney

ditto

2
-

Park Iron Ore and Coal Co. Ltd.,

Bream Grove, Park and Tufts

ditto

Stone and iron ore

-
-

John Shingles and Sons, Bream, Lyndney

Primrose

Coleford

Iron ore

5
1

Thomas R Stopford, Woodley, Radcliffe, nr. Manchester

Birch Hill

ditto

ditto

3
1

R Watkins and Sons, Bream, Lydney

Crows Nest

ditto

ditto

-
-

ditto

New Dunn

Milkwall

ditto

12
3

ditto

Old Brow

Lambsquay

ditto

5
3

ditto

Sling

Milkwall

ditto

5
3

West of Engaland Ochre and Oxide Co. Ltd., Bitton, nr. Bristol

Gatheram

Wick

W Machell

Ochre and oxide

5
-

ditto

Wick

ditto

ditto

ditto

4
-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KENT (metalliferous)

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Frindsbury Brickfield Co. Ltd., Frindsbury, nr. Rochester

Frindsbury (suspended)

Rochester

geo. Lacy, Sec.

Chalk

-
-

Alfred Gregory and Co., Brickfield, Wickham Lane, Welling

Wickham Lane

Welling

ditto

2
2

Talford Hughes, 32 Greens End, Woolwich

Cemetery

Kings Highway, Plumstead

ditto

2
3

Royal Arsenal Co-operative Society Ltd., 147 Powis St., Woolwich (F Bethnell, manager)

Borstal Estate

Abbey Wood

ditto

-
-

South Metropolitan Brick and Lime Co., Wickham Lane, Plumstead

South Metropolitan

Plumstead

WG White

ditto

-
-

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOMERSET (metalliferous)

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

FW Armstrong, Shelly Rd., Alexandra Park Gardens, Bath

Tank Field

Combe Down

Stone

-
-

Bath Stone Firms Ltd, Bath

Combe Down

Monkton Combe, Bath

ditto

9
1

Fullers Earth Union Ltd., Billiter Square Buildings, London

Combe Hay

Bath

Fullers earth

4
3

HN Garrett, 101 Sydney Place, Bath

Midford and Wellow

ditto

ditto

2
15

Regil Mining Co. (Colhurst and Harding) Box 73 GPO Bristol

Regil

Winford

Wm. Argall

Iron ore, ochre and redding

2
-

J Riddle and Son., Isbella House, Combe Down

Allotments, Combe Down

Monkton Combe

Stone

2
2

Somerset Mineral Syndicate Ltd., Watchet and 26 Billiter Buildings, Billiter St., London

Brendon Hills

nr. Watchet

H Blomfield Smith (managing director)

Iron ore

72
45

Winford Iron Ore and Redding Co. Ltd., Chew Magna, Bristol

Red House

Winford

Iron ore, ochre and redding

3
2

 

 

 

 

SURREY (metalliferous)

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Brockham Brick Co. Ltd., Brockham, Betchworth

Brockham

Betchworth

J Manwell

Sandstone

10
2

Caude W Cawley, Nutfield, nr. Redhill

Cawleys

ditto

ditto

10
3

Sir Wm. Clayton, c/o Messrs Goodwyn and Sons., Granville Chambers, Portman Square, London

Con Hill and Godstone

Godstone

R Steer

ditto

8
3

Reigate Mines Ltd., Clears, Reigate

Colley Hill

Reigate

ditto

7
13

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUSSEX (metalliferous)

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

WA Haviland, brightling Place, Brightling

Black Brooks and Perch Hill

Brightling, Battle

Calcareous sandstone

3
5

The Gypsum Mines Ltd., Mountfield, Robertsbridge

Subwealden

Roberts bridge, Battle

Wm. J Kemp

Gupsum

56
80

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WILTSHIRE (metalliferous).

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Corsham Bath Stone Co., Pulteney Rd., Bath

Moor Park

Westwells, Coorsham

WA Sheppard

Limestone

6
1

Bath Stone Firms Ltd. Bath

Box. Nos.4&6 Clift and Tyning

Box

ditto

33
17

ditto

Bradford

Bradford-on-Avon

ditto

-
-

ditto

Dapstone

Monkton Farleigh

ditto

63
8

ditto

Drum and Pit

ditto

ditto

12
3

ditto

Eastern Monks Park

Corsham

ditto

74
9

ditto

Farleigh Down and Own Minerals

Monkton Farleigh

ditto

-
-

ditto

Gastard

Corsham

ditto

3
3

ditto

Hudderswell

ditto

ditto

2
-

ditto

Kingsdown

Box

ditto

-
-

ditto

Limpley Stoke

Limpley Stoke

ditto

1
1

ditto

Northern Monks Park

Corsham

ditto

28
4

ditto

Park Lane

ditto

ditto

19
4

ditto

Pickwick

ditto

ditto

21
6

ditto

Ridge

ditto

ditto

2
-

ditto

Spring and No.6 Corsham (Northey and Brown)

ditto

ditto

66
25

ditto

Westwood

ditto

ditto

-
-

G Butt, Kingsdown, Box

Kingsdown

Box

ditto

4
-

TT Gething and Co., 210&203 Warwick rd., Kensington, London

Chilmark

Chilmark

ditto

4
10

Godwin Bros., Westwood, Bradford-on-Avon

Westwood

Bradford

ditto

8
-

I Jones 19 Frome Rd., Bradford-on-Avon

Gripp Hill

ditto

ditto

6
6

AW Long. St. Margarets St., Bradford-on-Avon

Coombe Hill

Corsham

ditto

2
-

Marsh Son and Gibb, Great Western Chambers, Bath

Hartham No.1

Box

ditto

-
-

ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

ditto

40
10

ditto

Kingsdown

ditto

ditto

3
-

ditto

Limpley Stoke

Limpley Stoke

ditto

3
-

Yockney and Hartham Park Stone Co. Ltd., Corsham

Copenacre

Corsham

ditto

25
7

ditto

Ridge Park

ditto

ditto

12
9

ditto

Rockerdge

ditto

ditto

46
12

ditto

Sands

Westwells

ditto

8
9