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LIST OF MINES in Great Britain and the Isle of Man, 1938

 
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List of Mines 1938

WALES

Coal Mines:- Denbigh, Flint

Metalliferous Mines:- Caernarvon, Denbigh, Flint, Merioneth, Montgomery

 

 

 

 

 

 

Denbigh

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Black Lane Colliery Co. Ltd., Pemtre Broughton, Chirk, Wrexham

Black Lane

Wrexham

Wm. Corbett

37
10

Black Park Colliery Co. Ltd., Chirk, Wrexham

Black Park

Chirk

David Topping

E Williams

405
115

Broughton & Plas Power Coal Co. Ltd., Bersham Colliery, Rhostyllen, Wrexham

Bersham

Wrexham

JD Tilley

T Hunter

645
223

ditto

Plas Power (abandoned)

Wrexham

A McNeish

CH Kitchen

462
188

Brymbo Co. Ltd., Brymbo, Wrexham

Smelt

ditto

14
8

WY Craig & Sons Ltd., Brynkinalt Collieries, Chirk, Wrexham

Brynkinalt (incl. Ifton Shaft)

Chirk

EA Hughes

Hy. Bartton

892
346

JC Edwards (Ruabon) Ltd., Terra Cotta Works Ruabon, Wrexham

Coppice (fireclay)

Ruabon

Abandoned

1
1

ditto

Rhos (Adit)

ditto

21
4

Ffrith Fireclay Ltd., Ffrith, Wrexham

Glascoed

Wrexham

ET Hanaby

11
11

Holland Colliery Co. Ltd., Ffrith, Wrexham

Holland Drift

Brymbo

22
5

John Houghton, Blythe Court, Coed-efa, New Broughton, Wrexham

Offas Dyke

Southsea

J Houghton

Thos. Robert

12
15

Llay Hall Colliery Co. Ltd., Wrexham

Llay Hall

Wrexham

HB Lewis

J Brown

382
148

Llay Main Collieries Ltd., Llay, Wrexham

Llay Main

ditto

TW Mottram

D Holmes

R Robinson

2212
530

D Morris & E Williams Bryn Derwen, pen-y-Craig, Brymbo, Wrexham

Glascoed Adit

Brymbo

-
-

New Talwrn Colliery Co. Ltd., Coedpoeth, Wrexham

New Talwrn

Coedpoeth

Thos. Owens

6
2

Roberts & Maginnis Ltd., Trevor, Wrexham

Garth (fireclay)

Trevor

2
2

Ruabon Coal & Coke Co. Ltd., Llay, Wrexham

Hafod No.1

ditto No.2

Ruabon

ditto

William Jones

ditto

Benjamin Pritchard

George Evans

1338
330

United Westminster & Wrexham Collieries Ltd., Wrexham

Gresford

Wrexham

TS Charlton

A Williams

EA Roberts

1158
345

D Williams & F Thomas, Bird-in-Hand, Cerney, Moss, Wrexham

Moss

Moss

1
1

Wyndham & Phillips Ltd., Delph Works, Ruabon, Wrexham

Delph

Ruabon

25
5

ditto

ditto No.4

ditto

2
1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flint

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Alyn Bank Colliery Co Ltd., Pontblyddyn, Mold

Alyn Bank

Pontblyddyn

Thos. Jones

4
3

Heaton & Heaton, Erith Pipe Works, Coed Talon, Mold

Erith

Pontybodkin

5
3

Mitford Co. Ltd., 42 Old Broad St., London

Leeswood Valley

Pontblyddyn

W Roberts

14
4

Park Hill Colliery Co. Northop Hall, Northop, Flint

Park Hill

Northop

5
4

Point of Ayr Collieries Ltd., Ffynnon-Groew

Point of Ayr Nos.1&2

Mostyn

SJ Young

I Davies

332
131

W Roberts & AJ Stanley, Nant Collliery, pontybodkin, Mold

Nant

Pontybodkin

2
1

Tan lLan Colliery Co. (1934) Ltd., Tryddyn, nr Mold

Brassey Drift

Tryddyn

Thos. Jones

14
4

ditto

Tan llan

ditto

ditto

10
4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Metalliferous Mines

Caernarvon, Denbigh, Flint, Merioneth, Montgomery

 

 

 

 

 

Caernarvon

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Cwm Machno Slate Quarries Ltd., Cwm Penmachino, Bettws-y-Coed

Cwm Machno

Cwm Penmachino

RP Evans

Slate

9
99

Cwt-y-Bugail Slate Quarries Ltd., Queens Bridge, Blaenau Festiniog, mrioneth

Bugail

Penmachno

ditto

8
34

Maen Offren Slate Quarry Co Ltd., Portmadoc

Rhiwbach

ditto

E Adnrewes

ditto

31
42

North Wales Iron & Manganese Co LTd., per TD Adams (Receiver & Manager) 25 Castle St., Liverpool

Nant

Rhiw

Manganese ore

-
1

Watende Ltd., 149 leadenhall St., London

Parc

Llanrwst

S Kitchin

Lead ore

20
15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Denbigh

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Glyn Quarries Ltd., Glyn Ceiriog, Wrexham

Cambrian

Glyn Ceriog

J Griffiths

Slate

53
62

HJ Hawkes Abbey Grange, Llangillen

Moel Faen

llangollen

Closed

ditto 8/36

-
-

Nerquis Quarries Ltd., Windleshaw House, Abbey Rd. St Helens

Pant-Du

nr Nerquis

Sand and silica stone

2
4

Tyn-y-Caeau Minerals Ltd., Tyn-y-Caeau Mine, Abergele

Tyn-y-Caeau

Abergele

JJ Furness

Red hematite

2
2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flint

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Benjamin Brooke & Co ltd., Port Sunlight, Cheshire

Cambrian

Gwernymynydd, Mold

Silica sandstone

13
8

Cilcen Lime Spar Co ltd., Hendre, Mold

Hendre

Hendre

Calcspar

7
10

Halkyn District United Mines Ltd., Halkyn, Holywell

Halkyn

Halkyn & Penybryn

JB Richardson

Lead & zinc ores, gravel and limestone

317
242

Lloyd Bros., Earl Buildings, Earl Rd., Mold

Cefn Ucha

Cefn Ucha, Cilcen

Calcspar

1
1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Merioneth

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Abergynolwyn Slate & Slab Co Ltd., Grove Chambers, Caernarvon

Bryn Eglwys & Cantrybedd

Abergynolwyn

D Evans

Slate

19
38

Aberllefeni Slate & Slab Quarries Co, Aberllefeni House, Machynlleth, Mont.

Aberllefeni

Talyllyn

TO Williams

Slate

61
73

Bowleys Quarries Ltd., Wellington Works, Battersea Bridge, London

Gartheiniog

Aberangell

Rd Lewis

Slate (Closed 2/37)

-
-

Braichgoch Slate & Slab Quarries Ltd., Corris, Machynlleth, Mont.

Abercorris

Corris

T Edwards

Slate

4
5

ditto

Braich-goch

ditto

ditto

ditto

26
42

LM&DM Coleman, Queen Anns Mansions, London

Croes-ddwy-afon (standing)

Festiniog

Sir Evan Jones

Slate

1
2

ditto

Rhosydd (standing)

Tanygrisiau

ditto

ditto

1
1

Craig-ddu Slate Quarries Co ltd., Blaenau Festiniog

Craig-ddu

Blaenau Festiniog

JR Arthur

15
71

Foelgron Slate Quarry Co., Foelgron, Festiniog

Foelgron

Festiniog

RO Wynne

ditto

2
2

Graigwen Goldfields Ltd., Bontddu, Dolgelly

Graigwen

Bontddu

Thos. Williams

Gold

-
2

John W Greaves & Sons Ltd., Blaenau Festiniog

Llechwedd

ditto

MI Williams-Ellis

Slate

160
254

Phillip Hill & Partners, Kingsbury House, King St., London

Croesor

Llanfrothen

ditto

ditto

2
1

Hillside Mining Co. Ltd., Ganllwyd, Dolgelly

Gwynfyndd

Dolgelly

HJ Wright

Gold

2
4

Inigo Jones & Co . Ltd., Tudor Slate Works, Groeslon, Caernarvon

Cymerau (not worked)

Aberllefeni

Slate

-
-

ditto

Lower Cymerau

ditto

ditto

4
2

Maen Offren Slate Quarry Co. Ltd. Blaenau Festiniog

Maenoffren

Blaenau Festiniog

E Andrewes

ditto

194
156

Manod Slate Quarries Ltd. Blaenau Festiniog

Manod

ditto

C Vaughan

ditto

24
42

Moelferna & Deeside Slate & Slab Co. Ltd., Glyndyfrdwy, Corwen

Moelferna

Glyndyfrdwy

R Price

ditto

39
61

Oakley Slate Quarries Co. Ltd., 332 Abbey House, Victoria St., London

Diphwys

Blaenau Festiniog

HS Seabourne

ditto

8
12

ditto

Oakeley

ditto

J Lloyd Humphreys

ditto

343
389

Ratgoed Quarries Ltd., Corris, Machynlleth, Mont.

Ratgoed

Talylln

DE Jones

ditto

11
6

Votty & Bowydd Slate Quarries Co. Ltd., Blaenau Festiniog

Votty & Bowydd

Blaenau Festiniog

HS Seabourne

ditto

163
132

T Glyn Williams & Co. Penrallt Hall, Llanber

Hendreduu

Aberangell

JH Harris

ditto

5
12

Wrysgan Co. Ltd., Penrallt, Llanber

Wrysgan

Blaenau Festiniog

TO Williams

ditto

11
21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Montgomery

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

BB Bevan, Foundry Rd., Wrexham

Rhiwarth

Llangynog

Slate

3
10

BB Bevan West Quarries, Llangynog, Owestry

West Llangynog (Abandoned)

ditto

Henry Richardson

4
9

IB Jones 4, Van Mines, Van, llamidoles

Bryn Tail

Llandoles

Barytes

3
-

Llanygwern Slate Quarries Ltd., Greets Green Rd. West Bromwich, Birmingham

Llanygwern

Llanwrin

Slate

2
8

Nant-yCyff Silica MNines Ltd., Castle Mill Works, Tipton, Staffs

Nantcyffe (not workred)

Aberangell

HJ Wright

Sandstone

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-