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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

 Midlothian (Edinburgh), Renfrew, Stirling, Sutherland,

West Lothian (Linlithgow)

 

 

 

 

 

Midlothian (Edinburgh),

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Arniston Coal Co Ltd., Gorebridge

Arniston

Gorebridge

Andrew Hall

Emily Pit John Penman

Gore Pit Wm. Wilson

800
325

Birniehill Coal Co. Ltd., 6-8 Hamilton St., Motherwell, Lanarkshire

Birniehill

West Calder

Discontinued

-
-

Cornton Coal Co. Ltd., 1 Torphichen St., Edinburgh

Cornton

Penicuik

17
6

Edinburgh Collieries Co Ltd., Wallyford, Mussleburgh

Carberry

Wallyford

Inveresk

Mussleborough

Chas. Hybnd

ditto

Wm. Crombie

359
124

Fordel Mains (Midlothian) Colliery Co. Ltd., Dalkeith

Edgehead

Dalkeith

George Inverarity

8
3

ditto

Fordel Mains

ditto

ditto

John Craig

165
58

General Refractories Ltd., Levenseat Quarries, Fauldhouse, West Lothian

Levenseat No.3

Levenseat

R Prentice

Fireclay

4
4

Gilmerton Colliery Co Ltd., Gilmerton Colliery, Gilmerton

Gilmerton

Gilnerton

Alex. K Gordon

172
51

Lothian Coal Co. Ltd., Newtongrange

Newbattle

Newtongrange

Lady Victoria Pit David Haldane

Easthouses Jas. Frame

Lingerwood Pit Alex. Meek

Lady Victoria Pit AR Farquhar

Easthouses JR Merson

 

1603
763

ditto

Polton

Bonnyrigg

Pumping station

1
11

Lothian Coal Co. Ltd., Rosewell, Edinburgh

Whitehill

Rosewell

James Preston

Robt. Brown

306
127

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

Dalkeith

Dalkeith

James Allan

Wm. McCall

292
95

ditto

ditto Nos.4,5&6

ditto

ditto

Wm. Ross

81
17

Niddrie & Benhar Coal Co. Ltd., Niddrie, Portobello

Newcraighall

Portobello

WG Scott

Frank Orr

770
218

ditto

Woolmet

ditto

Daniel Wilson

764
191

Ormiston Coal Co Ltd., Ormiston East Lothian

Oxenford No.2

Cranstoun

W Monaghan

104
20

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

Vogrie

Gorebridge

J McKenzie Menzies

T Linton

36
14

Shotts Iron Co. Ltd., 1 Castle St., Edinburgh

Loanhead (Burghlee)

Loanhead

RL Meek

Alex. Thomson

298
97

ditto

ditto (Ramsey)

ditto

James Hutchinson

242
94

ditto

Roslin

Roslin

HP Cameron

TE Laing

490
130

United Collieries Ltd., 109 Hope St., Glasgow

Loganlea

Est Calder

James Morton

James Thomson

516
165

ditto

Woodmuir

ditto

Hugh Crawford

Alex. Marshall

178
51

Youngs Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Co. Ltd., 53 Bothwell St., Glasgow

Baads No.42

ditto

Thos. Borland

Thos. Smith

201
58

ditto

Burngrange Nos.1&2

ditto

ditto

JB McArthur

175
38

ditto

Polbeth No.26

ditto

ditto

Thos. Preston

117
36

 

 

 

 

Renfrew

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Associated Clay Industries Ltd., Ferguslie Works, Paisley

Ferguslie - Elderside (fireclay)

Paisley

8
1

 

 

 

 

Stirling

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

Robt. Addie & Sons Collieries Ltd., 36 Robertson St., Glasgow

Herbertshire

Denny

Wm. McDill

John Ross

297
92

J Anderson & Co. Ltd., Greenhill Works, Bonnybridge

Greenhill No.2

Greenhill, Bonnybridge

Fireclay and ganister

2
1

ditto

ditto No.3

ditto

5
1

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

Dumbeck

Tewchar

Archd. Wilkie

No.1 Pit Peter Millar

No.2&3 Pits William McNeilly

379
171

Banknock Colieries Ltd., 157 West George St., Glasgow

Banknock No.1

Mid Banknock

Chas. Freeland

Abandoned

7
6

ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

ditto

ditto

3
2

ditto

ditto No.3

ditto

Thos. Meek

5
5

Barnshall Coal Co., Slamannan

Barnshall

Slamannan

12
4

Beatie & Gray, Lardyke Mine, Slamannan

Lardyke

ditto

6
1

Bonnybridge Silica & Fireclay Co. Ltd., Bonnybridge

Drum

Bonnybridge

John Wilson

36
14

Brownieside Coal Co. Ltd., West Cameron Collieries, Greengairs, Airdrie

Blackston

Avonbridge

-
4

Burnhead Coal Co., Wester Burnhead, Avonbridge

West Burnhead No.2

ditto

29
7

Callender Coal Co. Ltd., West End Chambers, Falkirk

Auchengean

Falkirk

James Grierson

David Sneddon

57
10

ditto

Callendar Nos.16&17

ditto

ditto

Robert Heaps

111
88

ditto

Glen Cleuch

ditto

ditto

16
4

ditto

Policy

ditto

ditto

Robt. McBeth

98
21

Campbell & Co., Roughcastle, 30 Glasgow Rd., Denny

Roughcastle No.1

ditto

5
3

ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

6
1

Candie Head Coal Co. Ltd., 30 Glasgow Rd. Denny

Candie Head

Candie

9
1

Cannerton Brick Co. Ltd., 30 Glasgow Rd., Denny

Banknock

Banknock

Neil Robertson

45
7

Carron Co., Carron, Falkirk

Bannockburn

Cowie

Robt. Hoggan

Alex. Tait

385
145

ditto

ditto No.3

ditto

ditto

JR Sommerville

45
5

ditto

Carronhall

Falkirk

John Gillespie

277
70

ditto

Pirnhall

Bannockburn

James McDonald

83
15

Cornation Coal Co, Catherine Cottage, Maddiston, Falkirk

Maddiston

Maddiston

5
2

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

Boydsburn

Lennoxtown

WG Mitchell

4
3

Robert Don, Claderview, Pittal, Cambuslang, Glasgow

Easter Burnhead

Avonbridge

3
4

Jas. Dougal & Sons Ltd., Bonnyside Firebrick Works, Bonnybridge

Bonnyside

Bonnybridge

Jn. McPhail

Thos. Boak

48
34

Drysdale & Ross, Glen Elrigg Mine, by Avonbridge

Glen Elrigg

Avonbridge

Abandoned

14
6

E Findley & Sons, Lochend Cottage, Limerigg, Slamannan

Easter Whin No.2

Slamannan

7
2

Greencraig Coal Co., Per T Campbell, 41 South Biggar Rd., Airdrie

Greencraig

Avonbridge

4
1

Hilderston Hills Coal Co. Ltd., 24 Drury St., Glasgow

Barnsmuir

Slamannan

12
2

ditto

Muirhill (Reynolds)

ditto

3
2

John Hunter & Sons, West Limerigg House, Slamannan

Gateside No.1

Avonbridge

4
2

Peter & Mark Hurl Ltd., 144 West Regent St., Glasgow

Birkhill No.3

Manuel Junction

Fireclay

4
3

John Hynd 130 Barrack St., Glasgow

Drumbrodier

Avonbridge

Discontinued

-
-

Lennoxtown Lime Co. Ltd., 65 Bath St., Glasgow

Balglass

Lennoxtown

ditto

8
3

John & James McCracken, Ochiltree, Souith Biggar Rd., Airdrie

Hiil Farm

Avonbridge

4
1

Manor-Powis Coal Co. Ltd., Bank of Scotland Chambers, 20 Renfield St., Glasgow

Manor-Powis

nr. Causewayhead

JV Spence

No.2 Pit Alex. Trepeny

No.3 Pit Robt. Walls

582
127

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

Redding No.23

Polmont

Archd. Murray

James Pryde

259
82

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

East Plean Nos.4&5

Bannockburn

John Binning

291
130

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

Blackbraes

Muiravonside

Wm. Pringle

8
3

ditto

Greenwells

Shieldhill

ditto

Abandoned

5
2

Archd. Russell Ltd., 115 Wellington St., Glasgow

Polmaise Nos.1&2

Stirling

John Martin

James McKinlay

663
189

ditto

ditto Nos.3&4

ditto

M Mathieson

John Steele

338
154

Thomas Sinclaie & Son Main St., Slamannan

Hareburn

Avonbridge

21
3

Slamman Coal Co Ltd., 21 Portland St., Coatbridge, Lanarkshire (in liquidation)

Holehouse

Holehouse

Abandoned

19
4

John G Stein & Co. Ltd., Castlecary, by Bonny bridge

Castlecary

Castlecary

Robt. Weir

KB Park

74
8

ditto

Manuel

Muiravonsiode

Alex. Fowler

26
7

ditto

Milnquarter

Bonnybridge

John Hunter

87
18

Tonfyne Anthracite Co., 30 Glasgow Rd., Denny

Tomfine

Banknock

John Welsh

13
5

Geo. Turnbull & Co. Ltd., Dykehead Fireclay Works, Bonnybridge

Dykehead

Bonnybridge

Alex. Wallace

20
7

A Whyte Parkfoot Cottage, Mosscastle Rd., Slamannan

Okersdyke

Slamannan

Abandoned

5
2

ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

5
2

 

 

 

 

Sutherland

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

TM Hunter Ltd., Colliery Brick & Tile Works, Brora

Brora

Brora

Hugh Wotherspoon

18
13

 

 

 

 

 

West Lothian

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below

Above

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

Hopetoun

Bathgate

David Hunter

Balbardie J Tennant

Easton Wm. Chambers

288
162

ditto

Roddochill

Bathgate

George Liddell

Alex. Watson

183
81

Barr & Thornton Ltd., 68 Gordon St., Glasgow

Braehead No.2

Fauldhouse No.1

Fauldhouse

ditto

John Kerr

ditto

Jas. Ross

And. Kerr

145

160

49

88

ditto

East Benhar

ditto No.2

ditto

ditto

ditto

ditto

9
4

Broxburn Oil Co. Ltd., 53 Bothwell St., Glasgow

Roman Camp No.3 (abandoned)

Uphall

M McGuffe

T Heatlie

31
10

ditto

ditto No.6

ditto

ditto

D Caldwell

48
31

ditto

ditto No.7

ditto

ditto

Alex. Colquhoun

44
16

Carriden Coal Co. Ltd., 44 West George St., Glasgow

Carriden

Bo'ness

James Galbraith

WD Thomson

164
64

Carron Co., Carron, Falkirk, Stirlingshire

Bridgeness No.6

ditto

Archd. Howden

George Miller

146
67

ditto

ditto No.8

ditto

ditto

50
3

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

Woodend

Armadale

DJ Naismith

Erskine Guthrie

309
92

Darngavil Brickworks Ltd., 21 Bath St., Glasgow

Craigrigg No.2

Westfield

Pumping station

-
1

ditto

ditto No.3

ditto

10
3

Wm. Dixon Ltd., 1 Dixon St., Glasgow

Polkemmet

Whitburn

Thomas Blair

No.1 Pit Joh Danskin

No.2 Pit Alick Scott

795
256

R Forrester & Co. Ltd., 78 St. Vincent St. Glasgow

Whitrigg

Blackburn, Bathgate

David Gibb

No.2 Pit Matt. Waterson

No.5 Pit D Anderson

625
205

ditto

ditto No.6

ditto

ditto

John Law

46
19

ditto

ditto Fireclay

ditto

ditto

Sinking

12
10

Hilderston Hills Coal Co Ltd., 24 Drury St., Glasgow

Hilderston Hill

Bathgate

9
4

ditto

ditto Fireclay

ditto

2
1

Peter & Mark Hurl Ltd., 144 West Regent St., Glasgow

Birkhill (fireclay)

Manuel Junction

1
-

Kinneil Cannel and Coking Coal Co. Ltd., 113 St. Vincent St., Glasgow

Kinneil

Bo'ness

JC Thomson

Joseph Wallace

514
233

James McMillan Dumback Mine, Whitburn, Bathgate

Dumback

Whitburn

7
4

ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

3
2

Robt. Muir & Co. (1930) Ltd., Barbauchlaw Works, Armadale

Barbauchlaw

Armadale

Thos. T Lumsden

17
7

Murraysgate Coal Co. Ltd., per J Geer 99 Main St., Holytown., Lanarkshire

Nyrraysgate

Whitburn

17
4

Oakbank Oil Co. Ltd., 53 Bothwell St., Glasgow

Duddingston Nos.1&2

Dalmeny

Alex. Davidson

Wm. Thornton

66
14

ditto

ditto Nos.3&3

ditto

ditto

James Henderson

227
43

ditto

No.1 Tottlywells

Duddinston

ditto

23
20

ditto

Westwood

West Calder

GT Cowell

Thomas Brown

280
64

Pumpherston Oil Co. Ltd., 53 Bothwell St., Glasgow

Deans No.4 (abandoned)

Mid breich

ditto

David Reston

36
19

ditto

Mid Breich

ditto

GT Cowell

Jas. Brown

194
31

United Collieries Ltd., 109 Hope St. Glasgow

Armadale No.15

Armadale

John Paterson

Pumping only

6
4

ditto

Blackrigg Nos.1&3

West Craigs

John Leckie

James Monaghan

314
63

ditto

Foulshiels

Stoneyburn

Daniel McPherson

John Malcolm

422
111

ditto

Greenrigg

Fauldhouse

Thomas Welsh

Robt. Morton

406
91

ditto

Northrigg (fireclay)

Bathgate

John Paterson

9
4

ditto

Southrigg Nos.3&4

Whitburn

Wm. Hendrie

107
32

ditto

Tobanehill

ditto

John Paterson

40
9

Youngs Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Co. Ltd., 53 Bothwell St., Glasgow

Hopetoun No.4 (Kirkland)

Winchburgh

Maxwell McGuffie

Wm. C Pryde

98
30

ditto

ditto no.5 (Glendevon)

ditto

Peter Wilson

J Burns

85
12

ditto

ditto No.6

ditto No.35

ditto

ditto

ditto

ditto

Goerge Smellie

John Sneddon

107

183

46

29