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

 
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LANCASHIRE, north and east, (Ha cont.-W)

LANCASHIRE, north and east, (A-Ha)

IRELAND,

Co. Antrim, Co. Kilkenny, Co. Leitrim, Queen's County, Co. Roscommon, Co. Sligo, co. Tipperary, co. Tyrone.

 

 

 

 

LANCASHIRE, north and east, (Ha cont.-W)

List of Mines 1908

 

 

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Geo. Hargreaves and Co., The Collieries, Accrington

Broad Oak & Tag Clough

Accrington

Nathan Haworth

Richard Maden

65
10
ditto

Calder

Altham

Fred. Whittaker

John Dewhurst

32
16
ditto

Dewhurst

Baxenden

Nathan Howarth

John Pilkington

-
-
ditto

Hole-in-Bank & Mitchells

ditto

ditto

John George

50
15
ditto

Huncoat

Huncoat

Jas. Whittaker

Chas. Gordon

464
100
ditto

Miller Fold

Accrington

Nathan Haworth

JR Haworth

44
5
ditto

Scaitcliffe

ditto

ditto

Matthew Maden

127
17
ditto

Woodnook

ditto

Coal from this brough out at Miller Fold

-
-

Geo. Hargreaves & Co., Rossendale Collieries, Newchurch, Manchester

Broad Clough

Bacup

Garthorn Bland

23
1
ditto

Gambleside

Crawshaw Booth

Edmund Pilling

Robert Haworth

33
5
ditto

ditto

Goodshaw Hill

ditto Drift

ditto

ditto

ditto

ditto

ditto

ditto

56
9
ditto

Grime Bridge

Newchurch

Thos. Ashworth

63
12
ditto

Nabb

Dean, nr. Newchurch

ditto

Wm. Rawstron

37
7
ditto

Old Clough

Bacup

Garthorn Bland

John Hey

12
1
ditto

Old Meadows

ditto

ditto

Adam Holt

27
9
ditto

Stacksteads

Stacksteads

J Illingworth Law

Samuel Feber

43
6
ditto

ditto Top Pit

ditto

ditto

ditto

13
1
ditto

Swinshaw

Crawshaw Booth

Edmund Pilling

Robt. Haworth

20
10

H Heyes & Co Ltd., Stacksteads, nr. Bacup

Ab Top

Whitworth

Discontinued

-
-
ditto

ditto

Hall Cowm No.1

ditto No.2

Bacup

ditto

Lawrence Holding

John Greenhalgh

18
1

HS Higginbottom (African House, Water St., Liverpool) Lostock Lane, Westhoughton, Bolton

Lostock Lane

Westhoughton

Abraham Elce

Peter Hutchinson

20
6

Hopwood , Heron and others, 19 Queens St., Oldham

Chamber Lane

Oldham

Nicholas Needham

89
16

J Howard, Lightbowlers, Littleborough

Meadow Head

Wolstenholme

Discontinued

-
-
ditto

Haugh Hay

Haugh Hay

John Wm. Whitworth

9
1
ditto

Rough Bank

New Hay

ditto

Discontinued

-
-
ditto

Schofield Hall

Littleborough

ditto

Discontinued

-
-

Hulton Colliery Co Ltd., Chequerbent, Bolton

Deep Half Yard

Over Hulton

Alfred J Tongue

Thos. Williams

100
13
ditto

ditto

ditto

ditto

Major Crook

71
13
ditto

Atherton No.1

Westhoughton

ditto

Wm Marsh

165
31
ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

ditto

Edmund Bullough

16
8
ditto

ditto No.3

ditto

ditto

Edward Rushton

343
131
ditto

ditto No.4

ditto

ditto

John Bullough

Llew. Ed. Williams

654
169
ditto

Chequerbent No.1

ditto

ditto

Edmund Bullough

37
7
ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

ditto

Jeremiah Close

John Wiliams

432
87
ditto

School

ditto

ditto

Major Crook

1
48

A Knowles & Sons Ltd., Pendlebury, Manchester

Agecroft Nos.1&2

Pendlebury

Joseph Kay

Thos. Ellis Williams

397
117
ditto

ditto Nos.3&4

ditto

ditto

Thos. Halsall

482
104
ditto

Clifton Hall

Clifton

Joseph Graham

Wm. Brown

477
173
ditto

Foggs

Darcy Lever

John Tos. Jones

322
117
ditto

Pendlebury

Pendlebury

Godfrey Baker

WB Winstanley

Wm. H Lingard

629
198
ditto

Pendleton

Pendleton

Thos. H Dixon

Robert Abram

536
113

T Knowles Ltd., Spring Vale Fireclay Works, Darwen

Taylors Green

Darwen

Henry Duncan

68
6

Ladyshore Coal Co Ltd., Ladyshore Colliery. Little Lever, nr. Bolton

Victoria

Little Lever

John Hayward

George Bradley

39
3
ditto

Owl Hole

ditto

ditto

Thomas Yates

Wm Haynes

303
96
ditto

Farnworth Bridge

ditto

ditto

Pumping

2
6

Littleborough Dyeing Co Ltd., Littleborough, Manchester

Hill Top

Calderbrook, Littleborough

Saml. Lord

35
3

J Lomax & Co. Ltd., The Orchard, Rochdale

Doldrum

Rowley Moor

John Scholes

29
4
ditto

Hunger Hill

ditto

ditto

-
-

Maden & Ratcliffe, Lee Mill, Bacup

Lark Hill

Bacup

Geo. E Crabtree

13
1

W&R Marland, Hollinwood, Oldham

Bower

Hollinwood

John Smith

John Marland

246
34

Adam Mason & Sons, Montcliffe, Horwich, nr. Bolton

Montcliffe

Horwich

Mathew Tong

Joseph Kenwright

25
8

Thos. Mellowdew & Co., Beson Hill, Moorside, Oldham

Beson Hill

Moorside, Oldham

JB Bamford

John Sedgwick

3
-

Mountain Mine Colliery Co. Ltd., 9, Albert Sq., Manchester

Alder Bank

Wardle

R Purdy

12
2

New Moss Colliery Co. Ltd., Audenshaw, Manchester

Ashton Moss

Audenshaw

TH Wordsworth

John Stephenson

Thos. Roberts

Matthew G Hunter

P Newton

1463
445

The Oswaldtwistle Collieries Ltd., 1, Rhyddings St., Oswaldtwistle, Accrington

Aspen

Oswaldtwistle

Thomas Scholes

A Ratcliffe

153
45
ditto

Duckworth Hall

ditto

Pumping

-
-
ditto

Lower Darwen & Knuzden

Lower Darwen

Thomas Scholes

H Longworth

248
50
ditto

Red Walls

Oswaldtwistle

ditto

Exploring

-
-
ditto

Stanhill

ditto

ditto

-
-
ditto

Town Bent

ditto

ditto

Robt. Tomlinson

208
28

Pearson & Knowles Coal & Iron Co Ltd., Ince, Wigan

Chisnall Hall No.1

Coppull

Henry Lowe

William Talbot

519
85
ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

ditto

Horace Jackson

429
114

Pickup & Walkden, Ellison Fold Colliery. Darwen

Ellison Fold

Clayton-le-Moors

W. Pickup

-
-

PW Pickup Ltd., Rishton, Blackburn

Enfield (Pumping)

Clayton-le-Moors

W Pickup

Geo. Haslam

-
-
ditto

Rishton

Riston

ditto

Wm. Kehoe

385
45

Pioneer Blue Brick & Fireclay Co Ltd., Grotton, Lees, nr. Oldham

Thornlee (fireclay)

Thornless, Grotton

Thos. Jones

Discontinued

-
-

J Place and Sons Ltd., Hoddlesden, Drawen

Eccleshill

Darwen

Wm. Ashworth

Johnathan Taylor

55
7
ditto

Hoddlesden

Hoddlesden

ditto

James Lightbrown

172
21

Platt Bros. & Co. Ltd., Hartford Iron Works, Oldham

Butterworth Hall

Milnrow

Chadwick Lord

Jno. Lord

194
61
ditto

Jubilee

Crompton

ditto

Samuel Greenwood

211
53
ditto

Moston

Newton Heath

Arthur Ross

Thos. Belford

639
181

Wm. Ramsden & Sons Ltd., Shakerley Collieries, Tyldesley, nr. Manchester

ditto

Nelson

Wellington

Shakerley

ditto

Geo. J. Ridyard

ditto

Mises Yates

Michael Lally

Artur Potter

505
124

J Roscoe & Sons, Little Hulton, Bolton

New Lester No.1

Tyldesley

Edward Kenwright

John Newton

90
5
ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

ditto

ditto

111
25
ditto

Peel Hall No.1

Little Hulton

ditto

ditto

461
77

JH&S Rothwell Ltd., Doffcocker Colliery, nr. Bolton

Doffcocker

Doffcocker Colliery, nr. Bolton

Jas. H Rothwell

10
2

T Rudman, Stone Merchant, Whitworth, nr. Rochdale

Britannia Moss or Height Burn

Bacup

JT Bradley

Abandoned

1
-

Scout Moor Colliery Co Ltd., Shuttleworth, nr. Bury

Scout Moor

Walmersley

Thos. Hoyle

12
3

T&HT Scowcroft, Tonge Colliery, Bolton-le-Moors

Breightmet

Breighmet, Bolton

Wm. Morris

Thos. Darbyshire

40
16
ditto

Tonge

Tonge, Bolton

Wm. Norris

Thos. Darbyshire

40
16

S Scowcroft & Sons Ltd., Rose Hill Colliery, Bolton

Rose Hill

Bolton

John Livesley

Joh Hurd

125
19
ditto

Bradshaw Hall

Darcy Lever

ditto

Sinking

2
4

Shaws Glazed Brick Co. Ltd., Whitebirk, Blackburn

Belthorn

Yate & Pickup Bank

John Bury

Discontinued

-
-
ditto

Belhorne, New Drift

ditto

ditto

20
10

J Speakman & Sons, Leigh.

Bedford

Leigh

Wm. Horrobin

John Walsh

Jas. Grundy

RW Hunter

577
132

K. Handel Taylor, Whitworth, nr. Rochdale

Tonnacliffe

Whitworth

Abandoned

4
1

Tyldesley Coal Co. Ltd., Tyldesley, Manchester

Cleworth Hall

Tyldesley

Geo. Unsworth

Alfred Bagaley

528
77
ditto

Combmere

ditto

ditto

Discontinued

-
-
ditto

Fan

ditto

ditto

-
-
ditto

Peelwood

ditto

ditto

Wm. McGrath

352
53
ditto

Yew Tree

ditto

ditto

Jno. Marshall

106
126

Unsworth & Cowburn, Hindley Green, Wigan

Brookside

Westhoughton

Hy. Cowburn

Abel Makin

73
23
ditto

Carr Common

Hindley Green

ditto

ditto

19
3

Wardle Coal Co. Ltd., Lower House Colliery, Wardle, nr. Rochdale

Lower House

Wardle

Francis Glover

5
1

M&M Watson, 209 & 211 Market St., Shawforth, nr. Rochdale

Hall Fold

Whitworth

M Watson

14
4

Westhoughton Coal & Cannel Co. Ltd., Westhoughton, Bolton

Starkie or Diamond

Westhoughton

Jas. Dickson

Joseph Rhoden

160
29
ditto

Westhoughton, New Nos. 1&2

ditto

ditto

John Halliwell

240
73

Westleigh Colliery Co. Ltd., Leigh

Heyfield

Westleigh

Joseph Waterworth

Jno. Horrocks

345
73
ditto

Lower Hall No.1

ditto

ditto

Geo. Whyte

340
52
ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

ditto

John Howarth

197
62

Abalson Whitworth, Parrocks Farm, Bacup

Parrocks

Sharneyford

Ab. Whitworth

6
1

E Whitworth & Sons, Ryding Rd., Buckley, Rochdale

Waterloo

Rochdale

S Whitworth

6
-

Wigan Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Wigan

Eatock Nos.1&2

Westhoughton

Harold V. Athron

Jas. Hindley

446
74
ditto

Hewlett No.1

ditto

ditto

Peter Kenyon

Joseph Franklin

386
99
ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

ditto

Peter Simpkin

408
76
ditto

King Coal

Blackrod

Pumping

-
-
ditto

Priestners No.1

Westleigh

TG Dobb

Jas. Unsworth

365
75
ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

ditto

Nehamiah Wood

161
68
ditto

Snapes

ditto

Water Pit

-
-
ditto

Soveriegn No.1

ditto

TG Dobb

John Francis Pickett

383
102
ditto

Sovereign No.3

ditto

ditto

Thos. Walmsley

518
149

W Woods & Sons, Scot Lane Collieries, Blackrod, Chorley

ditto

Blackrod No.4

ditto No.5

Blackrod

Adam Brindle

John Harrison

Thomas Wigham

191

287

88
ditto

Westhoughton No.6 (abandoned)

ditto No.7 (abandoned)

Blackrod

ditto

James Thompson

ditto

35
8

 

 

 

 

IRELAND, Co. Antrim, Co. Kilkenny, Co. Leitrim, Queen's County,

Co. Roscommon, Co. Sligo, Co. Tipperary, Co. Tyrone.

 

 

 

Co. Antrim

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Belfast Coal & Iron Co Ltd., Ballycastle

Ballyway Nos.1&2 (abandoned)

Ballycastle

Kirkwood H McNeill

John Herkie

60

22

ditto

West Mine (abandoned)

ditto

ditto

ditto

-
-
ditto

Griffin Nos.1&2

ditto

ditto

ditto

29
-
ditto

White Mine (abandoned)

ditto

ditto

ditto

28
16
ditto

North Star

ditto

ditto

ditto

24
-

 

 

Co. Kilkenny

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

RH Prior Wandesford, Castlecomer

Jarrow No.6 (sinking)

Castlecomer

James H Marr

Wm. Lynch

10
16
ditto

Jarrow No.7

ditto

ditto

ditto

138
42
ditto

ditto

Rock

ditto Bog Pit

ditto

ditto

John Whittaker

ditto

Patk. Ryan

ditto

100
23
ditto

Skehana

ditto

ditto

77
31
ditto

Gurteen

ditto

JH Marr

Wm. Lynch

58
15

 

 

 

Co. Leitrim

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

M. Layden, Knockateeaene, Spencer Harbour, Carrick-on-Shannon

Tullymorrow

Drumkeerin

Michael Layden

12
3
ditto

ditto Top Seam

ditto

ditto

Discontinued

-
-
ditto

Tullycorker

ditto

ditto

6
1

 

 

 

 

Queen's County

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

New Irish Mining Co., Wolfhill, Athy

Gracefield

Mullaghmore

Jas. Hough

14
2

 

 

 

 

Co. Roscommon

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Arigna Mining Company Ltd., Ballinamore, Carrick-on-Shannon

Arigna

Kilronan

John Gibson

65
9

Charles Duignan, Arigna, via Carrick-on-Shannon

Alderford

Arigna

Michael Wynn

John Dempster

5
2

M. Layden, Knockateeaene, Spencer Harbour, Carrick-on-Shannon

Rover

ditto

Michael Laydon

10
1

 

 

 

 

Co. Sligo

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

John Cullen & Bros. Glen Tullynure, Altygowlan, via Carrick-on-Shannon

Geevagh

Ballinashee

8
1

 

 

 

 

 

Co. Tipperary

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Mrs. Langley, Boyles Colliery, Coalbrook, Thurles

Lisnamrock & Boyles

Coalbrook

Michl. McGarry

16
6

Slievardagh Colliery Co., Ballynonty, Thurles

Ballyphilip

New Birmingham

Wm. Young

Tichd. Ivers

12
3
ditto

Boulea

ditto

ditto

Jas. Hayes

16
4
ditto

Graigamane

Graigamane

ditto

ditto

19
4

 

 

 

 

Co. Tyrone

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Michael Harte, Anagher, Coalisland

Derry

Coalisland

2
1

Frank McMahon & Sons, Rosbeg, Dungannon

Rosbeg No.2

Dunganon

Peter McMahon

1
1

Tyrone Sanitary Pipe & Brick Co, Dungannon

Killylack

ditto

Hugh McGurk

Discontinued

-
-

Ulster Fireclay Co., Coalisland, Dungannon

ditto

Derry

Drumreagh

ditto

ditto

Francis O'Neil

ditto

14
6