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LIST OF MINES in Great Britain and the Isle of Man, 1918

 
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List of Mines 1918

 

KENT, LEICESTER, NORFOLK, NORTHAMPTON, SALOP, SOMERSET.

 

 

 

 

 

KENT

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Adisham Colliery Co. Ltd., Little Watersend, Temple Ewell, Dover

Adisham

Adisham

Not yet commenced

-
-

Channel Steel Co. Ltd., Clarence House, 4, Central Buildings, Westminster and Dover Colliery

Dover

Great Fall, Dover

John Kiers

Closed Dec 1915

-
1

Chislet Colliery Ltd., Pinners Hill, Austin Friars, London and Sturry, Canterbury

Chislet (sinking)

Westbere Court

Chris Kearton

TH Machin

95
106

East Kent Colliery Co. Ltd., Tilmanstone Colliery, Eythorne, Dover and 1 King St., Dover

Tilmanstone

Eythorne, Dover

Henry J Wroe

James Davies

320
156

Guilford and Waldershare Colliery Co. Ltd., Guilford Colliery, Whitefield, Dover

Guilford

Whitefield by Dover

Mark Ramsdale

Sinking. Suspended June 1914. Reopening Dec. 1918

-
15

Intermediate Equipments Ltd., Castle Hill House, Dover

Goodnestone and Woodnesbro

Woodnesbro

Closed during the war

-
-

ditto

Wingham and Stour Valley

Nos 1&2 Pits

Wingham by Canterbury

Commenced sinking July 1913. Undeground work suspended Jan. 1914

-

-

-

-

Snowdown Colliery Ltd., 5, Maison Dieu Rd. Dover

Snowdown

Nonington, Dover

Oscar H Taylor

Harold Gregory

426
180

Stonehill Colliery Ltd., Little Watersend, temple Ewell, Dover

Stone Hill

Lydden

AJ Kennedy

Sinking, Standing

-
-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEICESTER

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Albion Clay Co. Ltd., Woodville, Buton-on-Trent

Albion (fireclay)

Woodville

Not worked in 1918

-
-

Boothorpe Brick and Pipe Co. Ltd., Woodville, Burton-on-Trent

Boothorpe (fireclay)

ditto

J Poynton snr.

5
3

Checkland and Co. Ltd., Wood St., Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Coleorton

Ashby

AC Greensmith

GE Francis

250
67

Desford Coal Co. Ltd., Bagworth, Leicester

Desford No.1

ditto No.2

Bagworth

ditto

JE Homer

ditto

J Berry

JR Jenkins

427

357

220

Donington Sanitary Pipe and Firebrick Co. Ltd., Moira, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Donington (fireclay)

Albert Village

P Beaumont

10
5

Donisthorpe Colliery Co. Ltd., Moira, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Donisthorpe No.1

Moira

J Armson

Joseph Whyld

504
102

ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

ditto

W Belfitt

AE Hazell

285
82

Ellistown Collieries, Leicester

Ellistown No.

Bagworth

AR Emmerson

WR Sleigh

391
104

ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

ditto

Walter Bourne

353
83

Edward Ensor & Co. Ltd., Woodville, Burton-on-Trent

Pool No.5

ditto No.6

Ashby Wolds

ditto

GJ German

ditto

E Orme

ditto

7

4

3

ditto

ditto Wroks, Footrail (fireclay)

Woodville

4
-

Ibstock Collieries Ltd., Ibstock

Ibstock No.1

ditto No.2

ditto Adit

Ibstock

ditto

ditto

JJ Torrance

ditto

ditto

W Percival

JH Hickman

W Percival

404

475

130

293

J Knowles and Co., (Wooden Box) Ltd., Burton-on-Trent

Newfield No.1

ditto No.5

Woodville

ditto

RGF Robinson

ditto

48
8

Leicestershire Colliery & Pipe Co. Ltd., 37, Norfold St., Strand, London

Worthington

Ashby

J Robinson

D Ross

131
33

Measham Collieries Ltd., 3, Fenchurch St., London

Measham Main Nos. 1&2

Neasham

Robt. Millar

M Leckie

336
94

ditto

ditto no.3

ditto

ditto

12
11

Moira Colliery Co., Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Rawdon and Marquis

Moira

JH Bailey

RJ Broadhurst

WBradford

958
383

ditto

Reservoir

ditto

J Robertson

R Gill

380
112

Nailstone Colliery Co. Leicester

Nailstone No.1

ditto No.2

Nailstone

ditto

JC Burdett

ditto

ED Webster

T Wright

363

337

168

New Bagworth Coal Co. Ltd., Imperial Buildings, Halford St., Leicester

Bagworth No.1

Bagworth

J Emmerson

A Hook

251
61

ditto

ditto no.2

ditto

ditto

H Hubbard

158
52

South Leicestershire Colliery Co. Ltd., Coalville, Leicester

Snibston No.2

Stephenson

Coalville

dotto

ST Boam

ditto

W Tatham

ditto

404

201

4

149

ditto

South Leicestershire

ditto No.2 No.1

Hugglescote

ditto

W Eames

ditto

G Glover

TW Underwood

346

336

229

Whitwick Colliery Co. Ltd., Coalville, Leicester

Whitwick Nos.2&6

Coalville

TY Hay

F Smith

511
173

ditto

ditto No.3

ditto

ditto

W Price

507
79

ditto

ditto No.5

ditto

ditto

W Rowell

280
39

Woodville Sanitary Pipe and Firebrick Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Burton-on-Trent

Woodville (fireclay)

Woodville

JW Moreton

No mining during 1918

-
-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NORFOLK

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

English Oilfields Ltd., 48, Albermarle St., London

Setchy (oil shale)

nr. Kings Lyn

Henry Wright

Opening March 1919

3
4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NORTHAMPTON

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Clay Cross Co. Ltd., Clay Cross, Chesterfield

Cranford

Kettering

G Nicholson

J Farmer

24
10

Ebbw Vale Steel Iron and Coal Co. Ltd., Irthlongborough, nr. Wellingborough

Irthlongborough

Irthlongborough

Thos. Falcon

95
131

Islip Iron Co Ltd., Thrapston

Willow Close

Islip

Hans K Wolf

26
2

ditto

Woodfield

ditto

ditto

Temporiarly discontinued Aug. 1915. Not worked in 1918

-
-

ditto

Church

ditto

ditto

19
1

Lloyds Ironstone Co. Ltd., Corby, nr. Kettering

Stanion Lane

Closed May 1913

-
-

Wellingborough Iron Co., Ltd., Wellingborough

Finedon Hill

Wellingborough

8
6

ditto

Thingdon

ditto

R Donald

27
10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SALOP

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

W Allen, Benthall Potteries, Broseley

Bentall

Broseley

CR Jones

6
3

ditto

ditto Pottery (fireclay)

-
-

Atherton and Co. Ltd., Hanwood Colliery, nr Shrewsbury

Cruck Meole

Shrewsbury

JWD Bell

54
23

ditto

Hanwood

ditto

ditto

66
11

John & Charles Bailey, The Grange, Lawley

Rock

Lawley Bank

John Bailey

10
3

Wm. Bailey, Holly Cottage, Rock, Dawley

ditto

Dawley

Wm. Ball

Standing since Nov, 1912

-
-

Broseley Tileries Co. Ltd., Broseley

Deep Pit (fireclay)

Broseley

Thos. i Griffiths

Nor worked in 1918

-
-

ditto

Turners Yard

ditto

ditto

6
3

R Cadman, Bush House, Mossey Green, Oakengates

Rock

Mossy Green, Dawley

R Cadman

12
2

John Cetti, 49, New St., Wellington

Steeraway

Wellington

PC Hampton

3
-

Clee Hill Granite Co. Ltd., Clee Hill, Ludlow

Barn

Clee Hill

E Roberts

16
3

Coalbrookdale Co. Ltd., Coalbrookdale

Jubbs Leasow

Dawley

D Buchanan

3
3

Coalmoor Sanitary Pipe Co., Horsehay

Coalmoor No.2 (fireclay)

ditto Nos 4&5 (coal)

Horsehay

ditto

T Jones

4

 

4

1

 

4

John Doughty & Son, Broseley

Alders Meadow

Jackfield

Not worked in 1918

-
-

William Exley & Sons, Broseley

Gitchfield Level

Coalport

ditto

-
-

S Ganner, Benthall Firebrick Works, Ironbridge

Bentley Level No.2

Ironbridge

Closed

-
-

ditto

Broseley Level

ditto

Not worked in 1918

-
-

ditto

Benthall Level

ditto

S Ganner

3
1

E Growcott, 56, Dawley Bank, Dawley

Lawley Bank

Dawley

Not worked in 1918

-
-

Wm. Growcott, 28, The Rock, Dawley

Fair View

ditto

4
2

Highley Mining Co. Ltd., Bridgnorth

Billingsley

Bridgenorth

CC Nicholas

Arthur Lebster

151
42

ditto

Highley Nos. 1&2

ditto

ditto

Richard Jones

362
70

ditto

Kinlet

ditto

ditto

JE Perry

240
41

S Hyde, Staion Inn, Oakengates, Wellington

Wombridge, Nail Works Pit

Oakengates

Sam. Hyde

2
2

CR Jones & Son, Jackfield

Ladywood Sulphur Coal Level

Broseley

CR Jones

Abandoned

7
-

ditto

Ladywood Fireclay Mine

ditto

ditto

4
2

ditto

ditto Red Clay Level

ditto

ditto

5
-

CR Jones & Son, Lawley Colliery, Horsehay

Ladywood B&C

Jackfield

6
1

ditto

New Lawley Nos.3&4

Wellington

W Jones

30
6

ditto

New Mine Adit

Lawley

ditto

6
2

ditto

Heath Hill

Dawley

T Jones

14
4

Reuben Jones & Sons, New Works, Horsehay

New Works

New Works

W Jones

12
4

W&P Jones, Jackfield

Holly Grove Level

Jackfield

WE Price

Not worked in 1918

-
-

ditto

Knowle

ditto

-
-

Geo. Legge & Sons, Madeley

Woodlands

Ironbridge

Joseph Hill

W Walker

-
-

ditto

Blests Hill

madeley

-
-

Lilleshall Co. Ltd., Priors Lee Hall, Shifnal

Freehold

Donnington

SV CHampion

A Hill

171
18

ditto

Grange

ditto

ditto

R Darbyshire

196
22

ditto

Granville

ditto

ditto

RW Robson

231
32

ditto

Priors Lee including - Hydraulic

Priors Lee (Not worked in 1918)

John Greene

AE Hand

-
-

ditto

Stafford Nos.3&4

ditto

ditto

HE Whaling

161
22

ditto

Woodhouse Nos.1&2

ditto

ditto

AE Hand

487
62

ditto

Ketley Fireclay

ditto

ditto

HE Whaling

14
2

Madeley Wood Co. Ltd., Madeley

Shaws (Not worked in 1918)

Madeley

Robt Dodd

Jos. Brown

-
-

ditto

Halesfield

ditto

ditto

Wilmot Scrivens

5
4

ditto

Kemberton

ditto

ditto

ditto

378
117

ditto

Meadow

ditto

ditto

jos. Bowen

66
21

Maw & Co. Ltd., Benthall Works, Jackfield

Benthall Level (fireclay)

Benthall

Standing 1918

-
-

ditto

Tuckies ditto

Jackfield

4
2

ditto

Broseley Wood

Broseley

Standing 1918

-
-

Nobold Colliery Co., Nobold, nr. Shrewsbury

Nobold

nr. Shrewsbury

JA Smallshaw

Unwatering shaft

-
5

John O Owen, 55 New Church Rd., Wellington

Lawley Furnace Nos.2&3

Wellington

JO Owen

14
4

Payne and Co., 1 Princess St, Warrington

Bandlee No.1

Dawley

G Farr

New mine. Not Worked

-
-

ditt

ditto No.2

ditto

ditto

ditto

-
-

ditto

ditto No.3

Horsehay

ditto

ditto

-
-

ditto

ditto Drift

Dawley

ditto

ditto

16
13

ditto

Randle Pit

ditto

idtto

8
8

Prestage & Co., Broseley

Broseley

Broseley

W Roberts

Closed Sept 1916

-
-

WT Shorthouse, Annscroft, nr. Shrewsbury

Moat Hall

Shrewsbury

WH Mansell

29
14

Reps of late James Smallshaw Hanwood, nr. Shrewsbury

Arscott No.3

Arscott

JA Smallshaw

29
8

Trouts Pit Co., Clee Hill, nr. Ludlow

Watsall

Clee Hills

Albert Hall

Aboandoned Dec 1917

-
-

Victoria Colliery Co., c/o Glaze & Wharton, Ketley, Wellington

Victoria

Ketley

CH Wharton

16
2

ditto

New Dale

New Dale

ditto

9
3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOMERSET

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Ashton Vale Iron Co. Ltd., Bristol

South Libertty

Bristol

Arthur Fisher

Geo. Guilford

329
69

Braysdown Colliery Co., Braysdown Colliery, Peasedown St. John, Bath

Braysdown

Radstock

John Geo. Gregory

Geo. Weeks

243
40

Camerton Collieries Co. Camerton, Bath

Camerton

Camerton

ditto

Geo. Greenland

285
50

Clandown Colliery Co., Radstock

Clandown Old Welton and Welton Hill

Radstock

John Milsom

JJ Sparey

146
31

Dunkerton Collieries Ltd., Peasdown, nr. Peasdown St. John, Bath

Dunkerton

Camerton

AE Cooke

AJ Gulliford

414
77

W Evans and Co., Paulton, nr. Bristol

Old Mills and Springfield Pits

Paulton

Chas. Heal

G Ashman

232
51

Farrington Colliery Co, Farrington Gurney, Briostol

Farrington

Farrington Gurney

RF Bennett

H Edgell

258
45

SC Gilson & Sons., Holcombe, nr. Bath

Holcombe

Holcombe

WJ Button

5

2

Greyfield Colliery Co. Ltd., Clutton, Briston

Clutton

Clutton

JW Cottle

Enoch Young

244
53

ditto

ditto No.2 (driving slope)

ditto

-
-

Kennedy and Co., 5 Queen Sq., Bath (Donald Kennedy, Owner-agent)

Conygre (Abandoned)

Timbury

Thos. Brown

Sidney Lewis

-
-

Kilmersdon Colliery Co. Ltd., Radstock

Kilmersdon

Radstock

Chas. Southern

J Downes

306
51

J Lovell & Sons., Bishop Sutton, nr. Bath

Bishop Sutton

Bishop Sutton

TE Moody

65
12

Mells Colliery Co Ltd., Oakhill, Bath

Mells

Lells

Thos. Twist

JV Sage

237
43

Moorewood Colliery Co. Ltd., Oakhill, Bath

Moorewood

Ashwick, Oakhill

CR Batey

B Dury

145
38

Newbury Collieries Ltd., Coleford, nr. Bath

Newbury

Coleford, Bath

Thos. Twist

WJ Vranch

333
90

New Rock Coal Co., Midsomer Norton

New Rock

Downside

SE Morgan

Thomas Coles

145
37

Norton Hill Colliery Co., Midsomer Norton, Bath

Norton Hill

Misdomer Norton

RF Bennett

HG Attwood

505
65

Pensford and Bromley Collieries Ltd., Stanton Drew, Broston

Bromley

Stanton Drew

Edward Saparks

Geo. W Durham

336
61

ditto

Pensford

ditto

ditto

Jos. Howell

175
47

Priston Collieries Co., nr. Bath

Priston

Priston

EH Staples

Geo. Mitchard

120
26

Trustees of the Earl of Waldegrave, Radstock

Radstock

Radstock

GEJ McMurtie

John Sidney Biggs

429
107

Writhlington Collieries Co. Otd., Radstock

Writhlington and Foxcote

ditto

Charles Southern

Herbert Perry

460
113