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

 
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WEST SCOTLAND,

Renfrew, Stirling west, Argyll (metalliferous), Ayr, (metalliferous), Dumfries (metalliferous), Lanark west (metalliferous), Kirkcudbright (metalliferous), Renfrew (metalliferous), Stirling west (metalliferous)

 

 

 

 

 Renfrew

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Aihenhead Collieries Ltd., The Mount Florida, Glagow

Aikenhead

Glasgow

Jas. Crookston

73
27

Wm. Baird & Co. Ltd., 168 West George St., Glasgow

Pollok

Hurlet

Archibald Cunningham

James Jones

Jas. McCullum

127
38
ditto

Victoria

ditto

ditto

Wm. Shaw

Jas. Dunsmuir

151
38

R Brown & Son Ltd., Ferguslie, Paisley

Newton

Paisley

24
4

Giffnock Collieries ltd., 153 St. Vincent St., Glasgow

Giffnock

Thornliebank

Robt. Wilson

David Kane

163
25

Allan Kirkwood, Nitshill

Upper Darnely

Nitshill

5
2

Merry & Cuninghame Ltd., Paisley

Caledonian (ironstone 7 fireclay)

ditto

Thomas Menzies

Jno. Kennedy

201
46

Spiers & Gibb, Caledonia Works, Paisley

Caledonia (fireclay)

ditto

Thomas Rigg

26
2

 

 

Stirling west

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Addie & Sons Collieries Ltd., Robert, Denny

Herbertshire

Denny

JA Lochhead

Henry Postler

Thos. Finlay

295
78

Alloa Coal Co Ltd., Alloa

Bannockburn

Bannockburn

Quintin Simmons

Jas. Murdoch

1200
229
ditto

Carnock

ditto

Jas. Roberts

103
42

Wm. Baird & Co. Ltd., 169 West George St., Glasgow

Auchinreoch

Kilsyth

Robert Forester

265
110
ditto

Barrwood Nos.1&2

ditto

Neil Munro

Alex. Irvine

48
19
ditto

Dumbreck

ditto

Jas. Boyd

531
207
ditto

Haugh

ditto

Neil Munro

Thos. Bauld

261
107
ditto

Quarter

Denny

Neil Corbet

162
36

Banknock Coal Co. Ltd., 142 West Neil St., Glasgow

Broomrigg

Bonnybridge

Jas. R Benson

Jas. F Stark

318
23
ditto

Banknock

Banknock

Wm. Brown

293
40
ditto

Knowehead

ditto

Jas. R Benson

Robt. Meek

134
23

Hugh & John Graham, Lennoxtown

Boydsburn

Lennoxtown

Hugh Graham

16
10

John Kirk, Milton of Campsie

Glorat

ditto

11
3

Plean Colliery Co. Ltd., 65, Renfield St. Glasgow

East Plean

Bannockburn

Peter Inglis

Henry Phee

Jas. Roden

477
233

Archd. Russell Ltd., Polmaise Colliery, Stirling

Polmaise Nos. 1&2

ditto Nos.3&4

Stirling

ditto

Robt. Muir

David Todd

476

382

110

80

United Collieries Ltd., 109 Hope St., Glasgow

Neilston

Kilsyth

Thos. Crookston

Jas. McClelland

53
17

 

 

Argyll (metalliferous)

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Groves, Montague, Ardrishaig

Stronachullin

Ardisbaig

Mine being open up

Copper, lead, gold and silver

3
1

 

 

 

Ayr (metalliferous)

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Craigman Mining Co, c/o Birkenshaw Coal Co., 116 St., Vincent St., Glasgow

Craigman

Cumnock

Opened and then abondoned

Graphite

-
-

Water of Ayr and Tam o' Shanter Hone Works Ltd., 105 Cambridge St., Glasgow

Mucklesdale

Tarbolton

John C Montgomerie

Hone stone

6
14
ditto

Sundrum

ditto

ditto

 

 

Dumfries (metalliferous)

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

The Wanlcokhead Lead mining Co. Ltd., Wanlockhead, by Leadhill, S.O

Queensberry

Wanlockhead

John Mitchell

Lead and zinc ores

112
93

 

 

Lanark west (metalliferous)

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Baird & Stevenson 12 Carlton Place, Glasgow

Overwood

Stonehouse

Sandstone

15
14

James Dickson, Newfield, Blantyre

Newfield

Blantyre

Not worked

Limestone

-
-

Thos. Gibb & Sons. Bishopbriggs, Glasgow

Huntershill

Bishopbriggs

Sandstone

20
14

Wm. Howie, Auchenbeath

Netherton

Auchenheath

Limestone

18
5

Thornton Coal & Lime Co., 113 West Regent St., Glasgow

Thornton

Thornton Hall

ditto

11
4

W&R Waddell, Lesmahagow

Auldton

Lesmahagow

R Waddell

ditto

10
5

 

 

Kirkcudbright (metalliferous)

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Cally Mines Development Syndicate Ltd., 112 Wellington St., Glasgow

Enrivk

Gatehouse of Fleet

Mine being opened

Copper

8

 

 

Renfrew (metalliferous)

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Giffnock & Braidbar Quarries Ltd., 97 Holm St., Glasgow

Orchard

Cathcart

Jno. Williamson

Sandstone

45
37

Alex. McAra 65 Morrison St., Glasgow

Waukmill

Nitsshill

Limestone

3
1

Muirsheil Mineral Co., lochwinnoch

Muirshiel

Lichwinnoch

Working opencast

Barytes

-
2

 

 

Stirling west (metalliferous)

List of Mines 1908

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Peter Mrray, Stirling

Murrayshall

Stirling

Limestone

20
15