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

 
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List of Mines 1938

 

SCOTLAND

AYR, CLACKMANNAN, DUMBARTON, DUMFRIES,

EAST LOTHIAN (Haddington), FIFE.

 

 

 

 

AYR

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Adams Pict Firebrick Co. Ltd., Scotswood-on-Tyne

Pict (fireclay)

Saltcoats

Geo. Newlands

2
2

Ayrshire Bauxitic Cal Co. Ltd., Glenboig, Lanarkashire

Doura (fireclay)

Mountgreenan

M Rorrison

6
1

Bairds & Dalmellington Ltd., 168 West George St., Glasgow

Auchincruive Nos.1,2&3

Prestwick

D McKinnon

J Bell

725
260

ditto

ditto Nos.4&5

Monkton

Wm. Young

444
87

ditto

Ayr Nos.1&2

ditto Nos.9&10

Annbank

ditto

D Forsyth

ditto

R Forsyth

ditto

5

496

6

134

ditto

Barony Nos.1&2

Auchinleck

Samuel Thomson

Ni.1 Pit, MM McGongon

No.2 Pit

RH Magowan

778
280

ditto

Benbain No.4

Dalmellington

Wm. Steel

R Northcote

76
27

ditto

Beoch Nos.2&3

ditto

James Lorimer

126
27

ditto

ditto No.a (formerly Benbain No.8)

ditto

Wm. Steele

Wm. Lawson

88
41

ditto

Bogton

ditto

Hugh Anderson

61
21

ditto

Bowhill

Patna

Wm. Morrison

65
19

ditto

Chalmerton Nos.4,5,6&7

Dalmellington

Wm. Miller

282
88

ditto

Cronberry Moor

Auchinleck

Wm. Baillie

140
36

ditto

Highhouse Nos.1&2

ditto

Wm. Prentice

314
88

ditto

Houldsworth

Patna

James Strickland

F Wilson

234
99

ditto

Kames Nos.1&2

Muirkirk

Gavin Lang

Thos. McLeod

573
174

ditto

Little Mill Nos.2&3

Rankinston

Thos. Sommerville

173
34

ditto

Mauchline No.s1&2

Mauchline

Archd. Chisholm

Wm. Hunter

441
143

ditto

ditto Nos.3&4

ditto

ditto

ditto

-
2

ditto

Pennyvenie Nos.3&3

Dalmellington

Arthur McAlpine

John Kennedy

317
106

ditto

ditto No.4

ditto

AH Walker

189
53

ditto

ditto No.5

ditto

Arthur McAlpine

64
13

ditto

Tofts Nos.1&2

Prestwick

Hugh Murray

James Dunlop

181
59

ditto

Whithall Nos.1&2

Cumnock

JC Parker

Hugh Hampson

331
94

Balgray Bauxite Co., Cunninghamhead Mine, Kilmaurs

Newtonhead Nos.1&2

Kilmaurs

Wm. Bertram

10
5

ditto

ditto Nos.3&4

ditto

Robt. Donaldston

Abandoned 1938

-
-

Broom Coal Co. per AH Walker c/o G Walker, Sons and Co., 233 St Vincent St., Glasgow

Brrom (abondoned)

Stevenston

Alex. Scobbie

10
4

Douglas Firebrick Co. Ltd., Dalry

Monkcastle (fireclay)

Dalry

13
5

Doura Coal Co., Mountgreean, Kilwinning

Doura Nos.1&2

Irvine

J Frame

25
8

Garrallan Brick and Tile Co. Ltd., 115, St Vincent St., Glasgow

Garrallan

Old Cummock

Geo. Johnstone

59
33

J&R Howie Ltd., Hurlford Fireclay Works, Kilmarnock

Busbiehead No.3

Crosshouse

Samuel McDonald

18
6

ditto

Muirside

Springside

ditto

James Donaldson

43
14

A Kenneth & Sons Ltd., Dreghorn

Montgomeryfield Nos.1&2

Dreghorn

W Reid

Allan Elliot

77
197

ditto

Shewalton Nos.1,2,3,4&7

ditto

ditto

No3&4 pit Allan Elliot

No.7 Pit James Frew

336
32

ditto

ditto Nos.5&6

ditto

ditto

James Jackson

283
14

Lochwood Coal Co., Ltd., 21 Hope St., Glasgow

Lochwood

Kilwinning

John Irvine

4
3

John McCracken, Muirhouse Colliery, Dalry

Muirhouse

Dalry

4
2

AG Moore & Co. Ltd., 142 St. Vincent, Glasgow

Shieldmains No.s 6&7 Drogan

Drogan

John Watson

James Reid

76
31

ditto

ditto Nos.8&9 Drogan

ditto

ditto

14
7

ditto

Nos. 12 Drogan

ditto

ditto

40
17

New Cumnock Collieries Ltd., Bank, New Cumnock

Afton No.1

New Cumnock

Thos. Stobbs

143
109

ditto

Bank Nos.1,2&6

ditto

C Hogg

439
109

ditto

Knockshinnoch

ditto

John Bone

Thos. Burgoyne

286
71

W Nicol Ltd., Coalburn Colliery, New Cumnock

Coalburn

Cumnock

James Black

21
6

Portland Colliery Co. Ltd., Kilmarnock

Portland Nos.1&5

Kilmarnock

Thomas Weir

D Crawford

129
31

ditto

ditto Nos.4&6

ditto

ditto

15
18

Robert Semple & Co., 65, King St., Kilmarnock

Fortacres

Drybridge

20
8

South Ayrshire Collieries (1928) Ltd., 48 West Regent St., Glasgow

Killochan

Dailly

J McCance

139
47

ditto

Maxwell

ditto

John Leckie

98
29

P Spence & Sons Ltd., National Bank Buildings, St Marys Parsonage, Glasgow.

Langside

Galston

16
2

Walkers (Glasgow) Ltd., 74 York St., Glasgow

Shipmill No.2

Irvine

James McComb

27
9

 

 

 

 

CLACKMANNAN

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Alloa Coal Co. Ltd., Alloa

Devon

Sauchie

TW Turner

John McAndrew

346
90

ditto

ditto No.3 (Meta Pit)

ditto

John Wallace

62
11

ditto

King O'Muirs

Alloa

J Stein

20
7

ditto

Tillicoultry

Tillicoultry

Wm. Dryburgh

60
15

ditto

Zetland

Clackmannan

Nicol Stevenson

31
9

A Dunsmuir Sons & Co., Coal Masters, Falkirk

Brucefield

Kennet

Wm. Adam

87
20

Tulligarth Coal Co., Ltd., Bank of Scotland Chambers, 20, Renfield St., Glasgow.

Craigrie

Clackmannan

Richd. McGhie

14
6

ditto

Tulligarth

ditto

ditto

John Eadie

239
55

 

 

 

 

DUMBARTON

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

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

Gartshore No.s1,3&12

Kirkintilloch

Neil McAlpine

Pat. Fitzimmons

469

213

ditto

ditto Nos.9&11

ditto

James Martin

FL Lorimer

214
78

ditto

ditto No.1

Twrchar No.1

Tewchar

ditto

And. Williamson

ditto

HA Clark

ditto

-

300

3

114

Cadzow Coal Co. Ltd., 41 St. Vincent Place, Glasgow

Dullatur

Dulllatur

James Clelland

Wm. Curl

75
25

ditto

Wester Gartshore

Kirkintilloch

Wm. Stirling

No.1 Pit Alex. Collins

No.2 Pit Alex. Pettigrew

368
116

Castlecary Fireclay Co. Ltd., Castlecary Station, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire

Castlecary (fireclay)

CastleCary Stn.

Hugh McPhaill

23
8

Glenboig Union Fireclay Co. Ltd., 48 West Regent St., Glasgow

Cumbernauld (fireclay)

Cumbernauld

AH MacBroom

15
4

JG Stein & Co., Ltd., Bonnybridge, Falkirk, Stirlingshire

Arns

Garbethhill

Robt. Weir

14
7

 

 

 

 

DUMFRIES

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Bairds & Dalmellington Ltd., 168 West George St., Glasgow

Fauldhead No.1&2

ditto Nos.3&4

Kirkconnel

ditto

Achd. Wilson jnr.

ditto

James Graham

ditto

413

393

99

128

ditto

Gateside Nos.4&5

Sanquhar

William McNaughton

191
59

ditto

Tower Mine

ditto

ditto

2
-

Harelaw Lime & Coal Co., Harelaw Gardens, Cannobie

Archerbeck

Canobie

5
1

 

 

 

 

EAST LOTHIAN (Haddington)

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Edinburgh Collieries Co. Ltd., Wallyford, Mussleburgh

Bankton

Nr. Prestonpans

J Monaghan

3
43

ditto

Fleet

ditto

David Livingstone

David Spence

644
110

ditto

Preston Links

Prestonpans

J Monaghan

Jewel or Five Ft. Edward Storie

Great Seam J Gilmour

658
226

William Gordon 2 New Row, Trenent,

Penkaet

Pencaitland

2
3

Ormiston Coal Co. Ltd., Ormiston

Limeylands

Ormiston

Jas. McIver

194
73

ditto

Tynemount & Oxenford

ditto

Wm. Braxenall

David Campbell

263
68

Summerlee Iron Co. Ltd., 176 West George St., Glasgow

Prestongrange

Prestonpans

John Rodney

481
141

A White & Co., Ormiston

Tyneside No.2

Ormiston

13
5

Woodhall Coal Co. Ltd., Pencaitland

Pencaitland

Pencaitland

Robt. Timpany

Joseph Wilson

159
47

 

 

 

 

FIFE

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Balognie Colliery Co. Ltd., Markinch

Balognie

Thornton

David Spier

Julian Pit William Speir

Branxton Mine Robt. Imrie jnr.

445
155

Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., 36, Robertson St., Glasgow

Blairhill

East Grange

David R Gillespie

Jas. Wyllie

889
265

Fife Coal Co. Ltd., Leven

Aitken No.21&2

Kelty

John Miller

No.1 Pit J Penman

No.2 Pit R Laurie

997
324

ditto

Bowhill No.s1&2

Cardenden

John Clark

No.1 Pit No.1 District S McGuire

No.1 Pit No2 District James Keddie

No.2 Pit No.3 District Charles Seaman

No.2 Pit No.4 District John Hunter

1275
296

ditto

Comrie

Saline

J Archibald

27
78

ditto

Cowdenbeath No.7 & No.10 (Kirkford)

Cowdenbeath

H Black

Wm. Huggins

402
115

ditto

Donibristle

Donibristle

G Marshall

19
8

ditto

Dysart (Frances)

Dysart

AB Sanderson

Pit Wm. White

Surface Andrew Hutt

639
185

ditto

Kinglassie

Kinglassie

T Duncan

Surface Mine J Borrowman

Pit Alex. Burnett

421
137

ditto

Lindsay

Kelty

HR King

Surface Mine George Buchan

Pit Alex Thomson

580
149

ditto

Lochore Nos.1&2

Lochore

Alex. Clark

No.1 Pit Wm. Kay

No.2 Pit Archd. Banks

640
198

ditto

Lumphinnans No.1

Cowdenbeath

Samuel Benson

George Wilson

179
44

ditto

ditto Nos.11&12

Kelty

John Fleming

No.11 Pit Wm. Shilliday No.12 Pit Wm. Jones

545
163

ditto

Mossbeath

Cowdenbeath

George Marshall

180
49

ditto

Randolph

Dysart

James Saunders

293
84

ditto

Valleyfield

Culross

Robt. Aitchison

John Sloan

510
186

ditto

Wellsgreen

Wemyss

James Crawford

Thomas Sneddon

222
65

Kingseatt Co. Ltd., Dunfermline

Dean

Kingseat

Alex. Gray

David Nicholson

95
67

ditto

ditto No.4 Surface Mine

ditto

ditto

Alex. McDowall

178
13

Lochgelly Iron & Coal Co. Ltd., Lochgelly

Dundonald (Lady Helen & West Mine)

Cardenden

JM Paul

James Watt

299
100

ditto

Jenny Gray

Lochgelly

Robt. Park

David Ritchie

369
65

ditto

Little Raith (Gordon, Dora & Lochhead Pits & Lochhead Mine)

Cowdenbeath

Frank Forsyth

Alex. Cunningham

J Daglish

236
91

ditto

Lochgelly (Nelly & Mary)

Lochgelly

Robt. Bauld

G Penman

253
111

ditto

Minto

ditto

Wm. Savage

No.1 Thos. Wilson

No.2 C Taylor

698
187

Lochsside Coal & Fireclay Co. Ltd., Townhill, Dunfermline

Lochside Nos.1,2&3

Dunfermline

AD McLuckie

71
11

Mercer Henderson Trust, Fordell, Crossgates

Fordell

Crossgates

James Kelly

Alice Pit M Johnston

William & Lady Ann Pit Wm. Johnston

230
111

John Methven & Sons, 89 High St., Leslie

Lassodie Estate No.2

Kelty

3
1

Henry Ness & Co. Ltd., Muircockhall Colliery, Townhill, Dunfermline

Muircockhall

Townhill

James Erskine

Alexander Wilson

222
51

Radernie Colliery Co. Ltd., 163 Hope St., Glasgow

Radernie

St Andrews

John Lochhead

34
14

Rhynd Antracite Co., Rhynd, Carnock, Dunfermline

Rhynd

Carnock

-
1

Thos. Spowart & Co. Ltd., Elgin & Wellswood Collieries, Wellswood, Dunfermline

Derby

Dunfermline

C Palmer

Robt. Aitken

82
17

ditto

Elgin & Wellswood, Leadside Mine

ditto

ditto

Wm. Walker

65
22

Wemyss Coal Co. Ltd., East Weymyss

Cameron

Buckhaven

Harold Baird

10
4

ditto

Lochhead (Lochhead & Victoria Pits)

Wesy Wemyss

George Walsh

Lochhead Pit Wm. Hampsson Victoria Pit Thos. Christie

697
155

ditto

ditto (Surface Dipping)

ditto

ditto

James Glelland

237
27

ditto

Michael

East Weymss

Wm. Galloway

Stewart Bauld

2183
433

ditto

Muiredge (abandoned)

Buckhaven

Harold Baird

184
28

ditto

Rosie

ditto

RC Mercer

David Shaw

565
94

ditto

Wellesley

Methil

John Sinclair

TS Stewart

1447
423

Wilsons and Clyde Coal Co. Ltd., 36 Robertson St., Glasgow

Glencraig

Lochgelly

Wm. Black

No.1 Pit John Abbot

No.2 Pit John McLean

1034
298

ditto

Lethans No.2 Surface Mine (abandoned)

Saline

Alex. Gibson

John Suttie

105
47