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

 
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List of Mines 1918

 

SCOTLAND

LINLITHGOW, PEEBLES, RENFREW, STIRLING, SUTHERLAND

 

 

 

 

 

 

LINLITHGOW

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

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

Hopetoun

Bathgate

Dond. Black

Easton Pit J Tennant

Balbardie Pit Peter Neil

295
121

Barr and Thornton Ltd., 153 St. Vincent St., Glasgow

Cultrig

Whitburn

Thos. Riddell

210
85

ditto

Fauldhouse No.1

Fauldhouse

A Chambers

John Kerr

55
29

Bridgeness Co. Ltd, Bo'ness

Bridgeness

Bo'ness

Thomas Menzies

No6 Pit Robert Brown

No.2 Pit Wm. Smith

No.7 Pit George Miller

288
128

Broxburn Oil Co. Ltd., 28 Royal Exchange Squ., Glasgow

Broxburn Dunnet (oil shale)

Broxburn

Alex. Hamilton

Wm. Colvin

229
18

ditto

dittoHayscraig (oil shale)

ditto

ditto

Jas. Connor

82
21

ditto

ditto Stewartfield No.1 (oil shale)

ditto

ditto

Wm. Ross

55
11

ditto

ditto Carledube (oil shale)

ditto

ditto

Samuel Ross

117
25

ditto

Roman Camp No.1 (oil shale)

ditto

J Constable

Thos. Heatlie

29
10

ditto

Roman Camp No.2 (oil shale)

ditto

ditto

Alexander Colquhoun

87
17

ditto

Roman Camp No.3 (oil shale)

ditto

ditto

Malcolm Jeffrey

101
14

ditto

Roman Camp No.4 (oil shale)

ditto

ditto

Jas. B Allan

89
16

ditto

Roman Camp No.5 (oil shale)

ditto

ditto

Thos. Haetlie

7
11

ditto

Reaburn (oil shale)

ditto

A Hamilton

William Wilson

12
4

Carrden Coal Co. 21 Rothwell St., Glasgow

Carriden

Bo'ness

RG McCulloch

G Robertson

47
13

Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., Newmains

Woodend

Armadale

Alex. H Russell

Isaac Whitefield

74
40

Dalmeny Oil Co. Ltd., 29 St. Vincent Place, Glasgow

Dalmeny (pumping) (oil shale)

South Queensferry

Scott Lees

Jas. Brown

-
-

ditto

Rosshill

ditto

ditto

ditto

140
14

Wm. Dixon Ltd., Dixon St., Glasgow

Polkemmet

Whitburn

Alexr. McCall

Sinking

3
21

Drumpellier and Craigrigg Collieries Ltd., 53 Bothwell St., Glasgow

Whitrigg

Blackburn, Bathgate

JB Nelson

Bos.1&2 Pits James Thompson

No.5 Pit John G Burt

No4.4 Pit Charles Brown

350
134

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

Braehead Nos.1&2

Fauldhouse

Wm. Marshall

John Miller

143
33

P&M Hurll Ltd., West Regent St., Glasgow

Birkhill (fireclay)

Manuel Junction

Alex. McDonald

5
8

Kinneil Cannel and Coking Coal Co. Ltd., 75 Bothwell St., Glasgow

Kinniel

Bo'ness

Alex. Rankine

Furnaceyard James Holmes

Snab 1&2 Malcolm Douglas

No.18 Pit Lothiams Robert Murray

353
118

Robt. Muir and Co Ltd., Armadale

Barbauchlaw

Armadale

Robert Rogerson

31
6

Oakbank Oil Co. Ltd., 29 St. Vincent Place., Glasgow

Duddingston Nos.1&2 (oil shale)

Dalmeny

R Harper

George Dewar

168
24

ditto

ditto Nos.3&4 (oil shale)

ditto

ditto

Wm. Thornton

161
20

ditto

Westwood (oil shale)

West Calder

Thos. Borland

147
43

Gavin Paul and Sons Ltd., 14 Torphichen St., Edinburgh

Almond Mines

Bathgate

RM Martin

Samuel Wilson

13
5

ditto

Boghead

ditto

Wm. Hamilton

Jas. Reid

70
15

ditto

Mosside

ditto

RM Martin

No.1 Pit R Ballantyne

No.4 Mine Robt. Boyd

138
42

ditto

Riddochhill

ditto

ditto

John Campbell

152
47

Pumpherston Oil Co. Ltd., 135 Buchanan St., Glasgow

Deans No.3

ditto

Nos.3&5 James Tripeny

George Hunter

44
19

ditto

ditto Nos.4&5

ditto

J Johnston

No.4 Mine Robert Frame

No.5 Mine Jas. Dewer

315
44

ditto

ditto No.7

ditto

ditto

Thomas Preston

61
5

ditto

Mid Breich

ditto

W Easton

Jas. Peden

179
26

ditto

Pumpherston No.4

Uphall

Matthew Caldwell

Wm. Black

165
40

ditto

Seafield

Bathgate

EW Easton

Jas. Peden

-
-

James Ross and Co., Philpstoun Oil Works Ltd., Linlithgow

Philpstoun

Philpstoun

Stewart Chambers

W Gilchrist

Wm. Hogg

No.6 Pit Jas. Henderson

439
56

Peter Thornton, Crofthead Collieries, Fauldhouse

Crofthead No.7

Fauldhouse

Joseph Dodds

Allan Gibson

101
10

ditto

ditto No.5

ditto

ditto

David M Steedman

29
33

United Collieries Ltd., 109 Hope St., Glasgow

Armadale

Armadale

Wm. Hunter

J Bishop

137
40

ditto

Blackrigg No.1

West Craigs

John Leckie

John Strang

154
50

ditto

ditto No.3

ditto

ditto

Wm. Paterson

170
57

ditto

Foulshiels

Whitburn

Alex. Gedees

James Hart

234
103

ditto

Greenrigg

Fauldhouse

Thomas Welsh

Morrison Izzatt

193
86

ditto

Northrigg

Bathgate

Robert Morton

John Stevenson

213
71

ditto

Southrigg No.3

Whitburn

Wm. Brown

Thos. Millar

254
78

Youngs Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Co. Ltd., West George St., Glasgow

Hopetoun No.6 (oil shale)

Winchburgh

Peter Wilson

Walter Scott

164
38

ditto

ditto No.35 (oil shale)

ditto

ditto

George Smellie

104
24

ditto

ditto No.41 (oil shale)

ditto

ditto

John Readdie

43
13

ditto

Newliston No.29 (oil shale)

Kirkliston

David Ellis

James Beveridge

134
29

 

 

 

PEEBLES

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

John Yeats, Nacbeihill, Lamancha

Bents Nos.1&2

Nacbeihill

Jno. Yeats

2
2

ditto

Corbie No.1 (abandoned) No.2 (closed)

ditto

ditto

-
-

 

 

 

RENFREW

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

The Aikenhead Collieries Ltd., Mount Florida, Glasgow

Aikenhead

Glasgow

WG Lanyon

John Chalmers

126
35

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

Pollok 9ironstone)

Hurlet

Wm. Shaw

-
2

ditto

Victoria 1&2

ditto

ditto

Jas. Jones

119
43

Giffnock Collieries ltd, 75 Bothwell st., Glasgow

Giffnock

Thornliebank

Thomas Chambers

John Thomson

299
74

Allan Kirkwood Ltd., Darnley Fireclay Works, Nitshill, Glasgow

Upper Darnley (fireclay)

Nitshill

2
1

 

 

 

 

 

 

STIRLING

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Robert Addie and Sons Collieries Ltd., 127 st. Vincent St., Glasgow

Herbertshire

Denny

JA Lochhead

No.3 Henry Postle

No.2 Thos. Finlay

218
82

Alloa Coal Co. Ltd., Alloa

Bannockburn

Bannockburn

Jeremiah Heron

No. Stewart R Stewart

No.2 Andrew Orr

564
241

ditto

Carnock

ditto

Neil Corbet

David Beveridge

291
77

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

Auchinreoch

Kilsyth

Robert H Forrester

No.1 Pit Alex. Fleming

No.2 Pit Alex. Irvine

214
76

ditto

Dumbreck

 

 

Haugh

ditto

 

 

Banknock

Jas. Boyd

 

 

ditto

Nos.2&3 Pits Samuel McNeil

No.1 Pit David Munro

No.1 Pit Henry Bauld

670
222

Banknock Coal Co. Ltd., 48 West Regent St., Glasgow

Banknock

Banknock

Samuel Love

Livingston Andrew Falconer

Cannerton Hugh Barr

317
90

ditto

Coneypark Nos.1&2

Sinking

ditto

John G Curragh

No.2 Pit Jn. G Donald

-
-

ditto

Broomrigg Nos.2&3 and Knowhead

Bonnybridge

Jas. Dempster

Nos.2&3 Pits Alexader Cook

Knowhead Robert Robertson

347
126

Bo'ness Coal Co. Ltd., Avonbridge

Hillfarm

Avinbridge

Jas. Stevenson

63
15

Bonnybridge Silica and Fireclay Co. Ltd., Bonnybridge

Drum

Bonnybridge

Thomas Boak

27
5

Callendar Coal Co. Ltd., 24 Weir St., Falkirk

Callender No.15

Falkirk

Jn. Grierson

Adandoned

-
-

ditto

ditto No.7

ditto No.14

ditto

ditto

Jas. Blair

91
30

ditto

ditto Nos.16&17

ditto

ditto

123
30

ditto

Glen Cleuch

ditto

ditto

29
5

Campell and Co., Roughcastle, Falkirk

Roughcastle

Bonnybridge

Wm. Durney

21
3

Carron Co., Carron

Carronhall

Fallkirk

Alexr. Provan

Willial Pit and No.5 Robert Massie

224
80

ditto

Craigend

Maddiston

Jas Campbell Jeffrey

Andrew Gracie

350
128

ditto

Easter Jaw

Falkirk

J McCulloch

Jas. Henderson

84
33

ditto

Gardrum

ditto

ditto

William Lawrie

138
28

ditto

Letham

ditto

Robert Brown

John McIntosh

234
45

Clachan Quarries Ltd., 52 St Enoch Squ., Glasgow

North Bardowie

Baldernock

Abandoned

-
-

Currie and Co. Ltd., 217 Bothwell St., Glasgow

Boydsburn

Lennoxtown

WG Mitchell

9
3

Jas. Dougall and Sons Ltd., Bonnyside Firebrick Works, Bonnybridge

Bonnyside (fireclay)

Bonnybridge

Jn. McPhail

47
14

Dunsmuir, Allan Sons and Co., Camelon Collieries, Falkirk

Camelon (fireclay)

Camelon

John Finnie

14
3

Dykehead Firebrick and Ganister Co. Ltd., Bonny bridge

Dykehead

Bonnybridge

Robert Manson

14
3

Forrester and Co. Ltd., 78 St. Vincent St., Glasgow

East Roughrigg Nos.1,2&6

Ditto Nos.3&7

Avonbridge

 

ditto

Thos. Smith

ditto

No.1 Pit Peter Wilson

No.2 Pit Alex. Brock

No.3 Pit Robert Heaps

No.6 Pit Frank Hughes

246
74

Glenvault and Campsie Fireclay Lime and Coal Co. Ltd., 65 West Regent St., Glasgow

Balglass

Lennoxtown

In liquidatiuon and nor worked since Oct. 1915

-
-

Glenyards Fireclay Co. Ltd., Greenhill, Bonnybridge

Glenyards No.9

Bonnybridge

3
1

Jawcraig Coal Co. Ltd., Slamannan

Jawcraigs 3&4

Slamannan

Jas. Weir

Duncan Stewart

99
26

ditto

ditto Nos.5&6

ditto

ditto

ditto

43
6

Laurieston Coal Co., Ltd, Laurieston, nr Falkirk, per Pearmouth & Kennedy, WS Falkirk

Laurieston

Falkirk

Robt. Sneddon

9
5

Manor-Powis Coal Co. Ltd., 86 St. Vincent St., Glasgow

Manor-Powis

Polmont

Andrew Stevenson

Donald McBride

288

91

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

Meadowbank

Polmont

Andrew Henderson

Hugh Brady

234
78

ditto

Muiravonside

Muiravonside

James Henderson

No.6 David Dryburgh

187
53

ditto

Redford

ditto

ditto

Hugh Nisbet

115
47

ditto

Redding No.16

Falkirk

Jas. Watson

Wm. Donaldson

133
11

ditto

ditto No.23

ditto

ditto

Alexr. Thomson

263
101

Plean Colliery Co. Ltd., 113 St. Vincent St. Glasgow

East Plean

Bannockburn

Robert Gillespie

James Jackson

414
214

R Pringle and Co., Greenwells Colliery, Shieldhill, by Falkirk

Greenwells

Falkirk

Wm. Pringle

4
2

Wm. Riddle, Seattle House, Bothennar Rd., Carronshire, by Falkirk

How Kerse

ditto

Wm. Riddle

29
6

Archd. Russell Ltd., 58 Bothwell St., Glasgow

Polmaise Nos.1&3

Striling

Robt. Muir

Jas. Gillespie

605
260

ditto

ditto Nos.3&4

ditto

John P Andrew

James Craw

429
125

Wm. Sinclair and Co., Roughrigg, Longriggend

Limerigg

Slamannan

Wm. Sinclair

Abondoned 28/12/17

-
-

John G Stein and Co Ltd., Castlecary, by Bonnybridge

Milnquarter

Bonnybridge

Wm. Boak

28
2

United Collieries ltd., 109 Hope St., Glasgow

Manuelrigg

Maddiston

Wm. Graham

125
42

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUTHERLAND

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

JM Hunter, Aldersyde, Brora

Brora

Brora

Richard Robertson

23
8