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

 
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EAST SCOTLAND Clackmannan, Edinburgh, Fife, Haddington, Kinross, Lanark (east).

 

 

Clackmannan

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Alloa Coal Co Ltd.

Alloa

Alloa

A Hunter

204
43
ditto

Brucefield

ditto

John Burt

56
16
ditto

Devon

Sauchie

John Mathie

267
108
ditto

Sheriffyards

Tillcoultry

George Thompson

345
84
ditto

Tillicoultry

ditto

John Mathie

43
13

Jas. Fyfe & Co., Clackmannan

Tullygarth

Clackmannan

James Stevenson

94
24

 

 

Edinburgh

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Arniston Coal Co. Ltd., Gorebridge

Arniston

Gorebridge

P Milligan

Dd. Cunningham

Thomas Lithgow

587
181

W Black, Penicuik

Penicuik

Penicuik

Robert Crawford

82
20

Edinburgh Collieries Ltd, 29 St. Andrew Su.,

Carberry

Inveresk

D Rowan

David Black

619
127
ditto

Wallyford

Mussleburgh

ditto

S McFedries

597
158

Gilmerton Coal Co. Gilmerton

Gilmerton

Gilmerton

Hutchison Burt

4
4

Lothian Coal Co. Ltd., Newtongrange

Newbattle

Newtongrange

Mungo Mackay

William Carson

Alexander Gibson

Alexander Clark

1341
340
ditto

Polton

Bonyrigg

James Hamilton

John Durney

325
85
ditto

Whitebill

Rosewell

Thomas O'Donnell

James Brown

500
147

A McArs Cobbinshaw

North Cobbinshaw

Cobbinshaw

James Drylie

33
10

AG Moore & Co. 142 Vincent St, Glasgow

Dalkeith

ditto

Elijah Langley

155
64

Niddrie & Banhar Coal Co. Ltd., Niddrie, Portobello

Newcraighall

Portobello

Alexander Stevenson

335
104
ditto

Niddrie

ditto

John Clark

H Hanilton

373
117
ditto

Woolmet

ditto

ditto

393
61

Oakbank Oil Co Ltd., Mid Clader

Oakbank

Mid Calder

JB Sneddon

Jas. Dewar

281
50

Oxenford Coal Co., Ormiston, East Lothian

Oxenford

Dalkeith

Alexander R Milligan

47
9

Pumpherston Oil Co Ltd., Mid Calder

Pumperston

Mid Calder

W Caldwell

David Millar

233
20

Shotts Iron Co Ltd., 1, Castle St, Edinburgh

Loanhead

Loanhead

Henry Love

J King

503
125
ditto

Roslin

Roslin

ditto

T Watson

194
35

Earl of Stair Oxenford

Edgehead

Dalkeith

W Johnstone

10
2

Tarbrax Oil Co. Ltd.,

Cobbinshaw

Cobbinshaw

JS Caldwell

This. J Millar

199
28

United Collieries Ltd., 109 Hope St., Glasgow

Loganlea

West Calder

W Hunter

Rob. Morton

192
52
ditto

Woodmuir

ditto

David Livingstone

John Shepherd

175
44

Vogrie Coal Co. Ltd., Gorebridge

Vogrie

Gorebridge

John Armstrong

53
13

Youngs Paraffin Light & Mineral Oil Co. Ltd., West Calder

Baads

West Calder

Alex. B Rankine

William Smart

22
13
ditto

Burngrange (oil shale)

Addiewell

ditto

John Lyle

47
11
ditto

Gavieside (oil shale)

Gavieside

ditto

Dd. Ellis

78
26
ditto

Ingliston (oil shale)

Kirkliston

A Armstrong

Wm. Torrance

175
19
ditto

Limefield

West Calder

Alex. Rankin

Dd. Brown

82
26

 

 

Fife

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

CB Balfour, Markinch

Balognie

Thornton

John Provan

346
91

Bowhill Coal Co. Ltd., Cardenden

Begg

Kirkaldy

Archibald Bowman jr.

Wm. Lyon

84
18
ditto

Bowhill

Cardenden

Robert Brown

1640
329
ditto

Clunny

ditto

George Beveridge

200
44
ditto

Dunnikier

Kirkaldy

Archibald Bowman jr.

C Mackay

571
110

Thomas Brown & Sons, Largoward, St. Andrews

Largoward

St Andrews

Alex. Hill

68
19

Countess of Buckingham

Fordell

Crossgates

James Morton

304
67

Coltness Iron Co. Ltd, Newmains

Blairhall

East Grange

G Morrison

J Wyllie

142
67

Dundonald Coal Co., Cardenden

Dundonald

Cardenden

G Andrew

264
79

Fife Coal Co. Ltd., Leven

Aitken

Kelty

D Beveridge

John Clark

980
288
ditto

Benarty

Blairadam

Robert Lowe

James Erskine

229
42
ditto

Blairadam

ditto

J Curley

J Bogie

223
49
ditto

Cowdenbeith

Cowdenbeath

WE Richardson

258
61
ditto

Cowdenbeath No.10 (Kirkford)

ditto

James Gavin jr.

532
97
ditto

Dalbeith

Crossgates

Thos. Borland

413
191
ditto

Donibristle

Donibristle

Chas. C Reid

498
124
ditto

Hill of Beath

Crossgates

Thos. Borland

306
49
ditto

Kinglassie

Kinglassie

John Allan

17
36
ditto

Lassodie Mill

Kelty

John Duncan

239
46
ditto

Leven

Leven

Jas. Hendrie

907
214
ditto

Lindsay

Kelty

R Berry

339
94
ditto

Lochore

Lochore

David Beveridge

Archibald Spiers

414
120
ditto

Lumphinans

Cowdenbeath

Jno. Gray

1094
233
ditto

Mossbeath

ditto

WE Richardson

353
64
ditto

Pirnie

Leven

Jas. Hendrie

Jas. Wilson

54
8
ditto

Valleyfield

Calcross

Thos. Borland

New opening

-
-
ditto

Wellsgreen

Wemyss

Wm. Lang

329
79

R Forrester & Co. Ltd., West Nile St., Glasgow

Craigend

Kinglassie

Wiliam Stewart

65
23

Grangemuir Colliery Co., Pittenweem

Grangemuir

Pittenweem

DA Farquharson

Abandoned

2
1

Ireland Bros

Higham

Copar

Thos. Ireland

2
2

John Irvine & Sons, Dunfermline

Kingseat

Kingseat

Dunca Ferguson

82
20

Kingseat Co, Dunfermline

Dean

ditto

David Nicholson

78
15

Laing Bros, Denhead, St. Andrews

Wintbank

Dunhead

2
1

Loghgelly Iron & Coal Co. Ltd., Lochgelly

Artur

Lochgelly

John Gray

330
60
ditto

Jenny Grey & Melgund

ditto

Wm. Barclay

320
44
ditto

Little Raith

Cowdenbeath

Duncan Livingstone

632
138
ditto

Lochgelly

Lochgely

Arthur King

167
192
ditto

Minto

ditto

Jno. Keirs

959
171
ditto

Nellie

ditto

Arthur King

406
71

Lochside Coal & Fireclay Co, Dunfermline

Appin (coal & fireclay)

Dunfermline

W Johnstone

8
2
ditto

Lochside

ditto

ditto

22
3

James Martin, Cults, ladybank

Rameldry

Rameeldry

W Maxwell

18
2

Henry Ness & Co. Ltd., Dunfermline

Bandrum

Saline

William Weir

34
19
ditto

Muirbeath

Dunfermline

David Howison

220
41
ditto

Muircockhall

Townhill

ditto

J Duncan

64
10

John Nimmo & Sons Ltd., 163 Hope St., Glasgow

Rosebank

Dunfermline

Jno. Clark

372
39

Oakley Colleries Ltd. Oakley

Oakley

Oakley

A Barrie

A McNeil

178
43

Earl of Rosslyn Collieries Ltd., Dysart

Dysart

Dysart

Jno. Irvine

S Clarkson

605
21

Thos. Spowart & Co. Ltd., Lassodie, Dunfermline

Elgin & Wellwood

Dunfermline

William Wilkinson

208
47
ditto

Lassodie

ditto

A Archibald

492
130

Wemyss Coal Co. Ltd., East Weymss

Cameron

Buckhaven

Wm. Page

Andrew Millar

406
50
ditto

Denbeath

ditto

Peter Dunsire

A Bevridge

100
98
ditto

Earlseat

West Wemyss

Jas. Burgess

550
55
ditto

Lochhead

ditto

J Brown

636
101
ditto

Michael

East Wemyss

E Howieson

796
126
ditto

Muiredge

Buckhaven

Hy. Reid

Wm. McGarrity

483
68
ditto

Rosie

ditto

Josiah Lyall

Jas. Frame

447
56

West of Fife Coal Co Ltd., 2 St. Andrew Sq., Glasgow

Saline

Saline

John Clemenson

111
29
ditto

Townhill

Townhill

William Shepherd

164
47

Wilsons & Clyde Coal Co. Ltd., 75 Bothwell St., Glasgow

Glencraig

Lochgelly

R Wilson

986
159
ditto

Lethans

Saline

Alex. Bauld

137
18

 

 

Haddington

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Bankpark Coal Co., Tranent

Bankpark

Tranent

James Millar

3
2

James Cleand, Oxwell Mains Lime Works, Dunbar

Oldhamstocks

Dunbar

James Eleland

New opening

2
2

Edinburgh Collieries Ltd., 29 St. Andrews Su., Edinburgh

Bankton

Tranent

James Coulter

J McLean

212
41
ditto

Elphingstone

ditto

A Bart

300
55
ditto

Northfield

Prestonpans

Samuel Baillie

47
5
ditto

Preston Links

ditto

Adam P Nimmo

Alex. Wilson

323
78
ditto

Trenent

Trenent

Jas. Coulter

303
57

Ormiston Coal Co. Ltd., Ormiston, East Lothian

Meadow

Ormiston

William G Mitchell

89
22
ditto

Ormiston Station

ditto

Jno. McIvor

151
43

Riggonhead Coal Co. Ltd., Trenent

Penston

Macmerry

Thos. J Jameison

169
22
ditto

Riggonhead

Prestonpans

Hugh Waddell

128
22

Summerlee Iron Co. Ltd., Coatbridge

Prestongrange

ditto

Jno. Halliday

726
157

A White & Co. Ormiston, East Lothian

Tyneside

Ormiston

A White

William Cairns

39
6

Woodhall Coal Co. Ltd.,

Pencaitland

Pencaitland

J Twaddle

Thomas Graham

158
29

 

 

Kinross

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Fife Coal Co. Ltd. Leven

Benarty (no coal worked)

Blairdam

Robert Lowe

Jas. Erskine

-
-
ditto

Blairenbathie

ditto

Joseph Provan

248
50
ditto

Kinnaird

ditto

R Love

118
18

 

 

Lanark (east)

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

A&G Anderson 53 Waterloo St., Glasgow

Blackmirhill

Harthill

J Eadie

100
37

Arden Coal Co. Ltd., 196 St. Vincent St., Glasgow

Arden No.10

Longriggend

John Wark

47
8
ditto

Avonhead

ditto

ditto

33
4

Arbenrigg Coal Co. Ltd., 45 Hope St., Glasgow

Ardenrigg

Caldercruix

James Black

45
7

Auchinlea Coal Co. Cleland

Howmuir

Cleland

W Stevenson

Jas. S Comrie

275
49

Ballochney Coal Co. Ltd., Rawyards, Airdrie

Lochrigg

Whiterigg

Thomas Gibson

11
2

Barr & Thornton 153 St. Vincent St. Glasgow

Knowton

Shotts

Stewart Chambers

5
4

Trustees of Thos. Barr, 75 Bothwell St. Glasgow

Cambusnethan

Wishaw

D Marlin

49
14

Barton Collieries Ltd., 53, Bothwell St. Glasgow

Baton

Shotts

James Wilson

Pumping pit

-
4
ditto

Batonrigg

ditto

ditto

36
11
ditto

Fortrigg

ditto

ditto

15
5
ditto

Hillhouserigg

ditto

ditto

37
9

Geo. Brown, Viewfield Cottage, Lingriggend, Airdrie

Caldercruix

Caldercruix

Geo. Brown

25
1

Hugh Brown N. Sunnyside, Airdrie

Drumshangie

Aidrie

15
4

Brownrigg Coal Co

Brownrigg

Shotts

AO Bain

10
4

Peter Cairns, Meadowhead, Airdrie

Meadowhead

Airdrie

John A Stark

109
38

Calder Fireclay Co., Calder Brick Works, Coatbridge

Hareshaw (fireclay)

Shotts

Wm. R Greehorn

17
3

JG Caldwell Gowanglen Orchard, Carluke

Gladdenhill

Carluke

7
3

Camp Coal Co. Ltd., 128 Hope St., Glasgow

Camp

Motherwell

James McComb

287
94

Chapel Coal Co. Ltd., Morningside, Newmains

Allanton

Morningside

Robert Martin

113
29
ditto

Chapel

ditto

ditto

James Crichton

145
58
ditto

Hyndshaw

ditto

ditto

ditto

180
8
ditto

Morningside No.10

Pumping

3
5

Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., Newmains

Bailliesmuir

Newmains

Jno. Wardlaw

J Lindsay

114
21
ditto

Climpy

Wilsontown

Jas. Somerville

David Laing

151
35
ditto

Collyshot

Newmains

John Wardle

22
3
ditto

Dewshill

Holytown

Jas. Edmiston

Matthew Sommerville

120
33
ditto

Douglas

Douglas

Charles Russell

Willliam Mack

450
69
ditto

Duntilland

Holytown

Jas. Edmiston

Thos. Russell

53
3
ditto

Garriongill

Overtown

D Jackson

Robert Hutchinson

241
46
ditto

Hassockrigg

Shotts

Jas. Anderson

A Halliday

182
45
ditto

Herdhill

Newmains

Jno. Wardlaw

R Scott

287
41
ditto

Ladylands

Shotts

W Jeffrey

13
4
ditto

Stonecraigs

newmains

Jno. Wardlaw

2
29

Crichton & Stevenson 11 Bothwell St., Glasgow

Carmacoup

Douglas

Wlexander McLuckie

41
11

Dalmacoulter & Loanhead Colliery Co. Ltd., 53 Bothwell St. Glasgow

Blacktongue

Aidrie

George Prentice

159
20

Francis Danks Ltd., Fortisset Colliery, Shotts

Fortisset

Shotts

Robert McDowell

132
24

Dargavil Coal Co. Ltd., 40 St. Enoch Sq., Glasgow

Darngavil

Aidrie

J Crawford

G McKenzie

177
79
ditto

Drambow

Longrigend

A McBroom

170
34
ditto

Longhgrigg West

ditto

ditto

33
5

Wm. Dixon Ltd., 1 Dixon St., Glasgow

Wilsontown

Forth

R Whiteside

Neil Watson

286
130

Jas. Dunlop & Co. (1900) Ltd., Clyde ironworks, Tollcross, Glasgow

Monkland

Airdrie

H Condie

148
25

Endsleigh Coal Co. Ltd., Airdriehill, Airdrie

Endsleigh

Greengairs

James Black

26
4

Feddeland Coal Co. Ltd., Airdrie

Fedderland

Greengairs

Andrew Paton

12
3

A Frew & Co. Ltd., Rawyards brockwork, Airdrie

Rawyards

Airdrie

Thomas Gibson

58
6

Glasgow iron & Steel Co. Ltd., Wishaw

Parkland

Motherwell

J Watson

303
66
ditto

Parkneuk

ditto

W Grham

250
70
ditto

Shields

ditto

J Wilson

J Ferguson

105
26
ditto

Wishaw

Wishaw

Andrew Morton

96
16

Glenboig Union Fireclay Co. Ltd., Glenboig

Gain (fireclay)

Glenboig

WJ McIntyre

27
2
ditto

Glenboig (fireclay)

ditto

ditto

79
6

Greenhill Colliery Co. Ltd., 52 St. Enoch Sq., Glasgow

Greenhill

Omoa

W Forsyth

293
51

Douglas Grierson & Co. Ltd.,

Gelbe

Douglas

R Taylor

13
7

William Hendrie 97 Alexander St., Aidrie

Leaend

Aidrie

W Hendrie

5
1

Hillrigg Coal Co. Ltd., Airdrie

Hillrigg

Shotts

WS Morton

21
3

Hirst Coal Co. Ltd., 11 Albyn Place, Edinburgh

Hirstrigg

Shotts

W Mackie

W Grossart

225
37
ditto

South Blair

Harthill

ditto

And. Monaghan

44
14

Horne, Glasgow Ltd., 79 West Regent St., Glasgow

Mossband

Shotts

Thomas Hill

106
12

Wm. Hudspith & Co., Wishaw

Carbarns

Wishaw

W Colquhoun

72
13

Kepplehill Coal Co. Ltd., Shotts

Kepplehill

Shotts

Geo. Sneddon

60
19
ditto

Stane

ditto

Henry R Sneddon

197
52

Kerr & Mitchell 5 West Regent St., Glasgow

Glenclelland (coal. ironstone, fireclay & oil shale)

Cleland

Alex. Gray

A Nicol

155
50
ditto

Knownoble

ditto

ditto

Andrew Park

51
11

Laverocknowe Coal Co., Rawyards, Airdrie

Laverocknowe

Airdrie

Jas. Stirling

36
4

John Leggat & Sons., Wishaw

Thornlie

Wishaw

Chas. Annan

31
9
ditto

Waterloo

ditto

ditto

19
4

McCracken Bros., Longriggend

Stanrigg

Whiterigg

Joseph Dyer

22
10

Robert. L Marshall 29 Glen Rd., Wishaw

Calderburn

Wisahw

Jas. Ritchie

70
14
ditto

Overtown

ditto

A Pearson

13
2

Merry & Cuninghame 127 St. Vincent St. Glasgow

North Motherwell

Motherwell

W Howat

488
132

Midton Coal Co. Whiterigg, by Airdrie

Midton

Arden

2
1

Moss Coal Co., Cambusnethan

Woodall

Cambusnethan

J Bain

8
2

Murdostoun Colliery Co. Ltd., Spindleside Colliery, Cleland

ditto

Murdostoun

ditto

Clenand

ditto

G McDonald

ditto

186

116

30

21

Jas. Nimmo & Co. Ltd., 21 Bothwell St., Glasgow

Longrigg

Longriggend

Jno. Murray

Arch Murray

255
90
ditto

Longriggend

ditto

ditto

139
16
ditto

Meadowfield

ditto

ditto

24
3

Thomas Nimmo, Haywood, Wilsontown

Haywood

Auchengray

4
2

Thomas Nimmo, Lawhead, Forth, Lanark

Pool

Carnwath

Jos. Baird

11
2

John Park, Woodburn Ave., Airdrie

Linrigg

Newhouse

John Park

34
6

WS Russell, Greengairs, Airdrie

Cameron

Airdrie

WS Russell

9
6

Rochsoles Coal Co., Raebog, Airdrie

Raebog

ditto

William Sneddon

13
5
ditto

Rigghead

ditto

ditto

33
4

Shotts Iron Co. Ltd.,Shotts

Castlehill

Carluke

William Marshall

319
46
ditto

Hartwoodhill

Shotts

A Anderson

239
39
ditto

Shotts

ditto

G Hutchinson

383
64

R Sneddon, Shotts

Currieside

ditto

Thos Brunton

32
8

Strain Bros, 142 St. Vincent St., Glasgow

Kippshyre

Airdrie

Geo. Black

Jno. Black

75
16

Summerlee Iron Co Ltd., Coatbridge

Braidhurst

Motherwell

R Cinningham

212
36
ditto

Dunsyston

Airdrie

Jas. Nisbet

John Donald

72
20

Robert Swann Glespin, Douglas

Glespin

Douglas

J Dalziel

156
30

Tarbrax Oil Co. Ltd

Tarbrax (oil shale)

Cobbinshaw

JS Caldwell

53
17
ditto

Woollfords

ditto

ditto

78
10

R Thompson Rosemount Cottage, Longriggend

Langdales

Greengairs

R Thompson

14
2

Peter Thornton Miramar, Kinnear Rd., Edinburgh

Starryshaw

Fauldhouse

W, Wilson

2
3

Thrashbush Coal Co Ltd.,

Rougheraig

Airdrie

Alex. Walker

35
4
ditto

Thrashbush

ditto

ditto

45
6

United Collieries Ltd., 109 Hope St., Glasgow

Bellahven

Wishaw

James Mackay

176
45
ditto

Bellside

Onoa

Jno. Loudon

42
7
ditto

Brownieside

Plains

Peter Hill

J Martin

63
9
ditto

Hartrigg

Shotts

Rbert Broom

Jas. Tweelie

60
14
ditto

Knownoblehill

Cleleand

J Jondon

153
26
ditto

Southrigg

Westcraigs

W, Graham

196
51
ditto

Westrigg

ditto

William Kerr

123
63

Thomas Waddell Princess St., Haywood, by Lanark

Burnfoot

Haywood

New opening. Abandoned

2
2

John Watson Ltd., 53 Bothwell St., Glasgo

Motherwell

Motherwell

John Paton

812
175

Waverley Iron & Seel Co. Ltd., Coatbridge

Gartness

Airdrie

James C Jeffrey

3
1

Wester Moffat Coal Co.

Wester Moffat

ditto

Jno. Steel

78
17

Wilson & Clyde Coal Co. Ltd., 75 Bothwell St., Glasgow

Brownlee

Carluke

W Davidson

97
21
ditto

Law

ditto

ditto

208
35
ditto

Shawfield

ditto

ditto

290
75

Wishaw Coal Co. Ltd., 41 St. Vincent Place, Glasgow

Coursington

Motherwell

Jas. Dalgliesh

259
76
ditto

Dalzell & Broomside

ditto

Jno. McBride

452
130

Woodhead Coal Co., New Monkland, Airdrie

Woodhead

Airdrie

Thos. Gibson

6
1