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LIST OF MINES in

Great Britain and the Isle of Man, 1945

COAL MINING HISTORY RESOURCE CENTRE


SCOTLAND DIVISION

AYR, CLACKMANNAN, DUMBARTON, DUMFRIES, EAST LOTHIAN

AYR

LOCATION MAPS

List of Mines 1945

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-Manager
Below
Above

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

Pict

Saltcoats

Geo. Newlands

2
2

Ayrshire Bauxitic Clay Co., Ltd., Glenboig, Lanarkshire.

Torranyard

Torranyard

M. Rorrison

3
3

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

Auchincruive Nos.1, 2 & 3

Prestwick

Hugh Murray

J Bell

756
278
ditto

Auchincruive Nos.4 & 5

Monkton

Wm. Young

H Mc G Blair

445
111
ditto

Ayr Nos. 1 & 2

Annbank

GT Cowell

D Davidson

9
8
ditto

Ayr Nos. 9 & 10

Annbank

ditto
ditto
477
155
ditto

Barony Nos.1, 2 & 3

Auchinleck

JC Parker

No.1 Pit

J Stirrat

856
272
ditto

No.2 Pit

RH Magowan

ditto

Bembain No.4

Dalmellington

J Bunyan

9
4
ditto

Beoch Nos. 2, 3 & 4

ditto

ditto

Wm Lawson

M McFarland

319
95
ditto

Bogton

ditto

Jas. Lorimer

63
19
ditto

Bowhill

Patna

Alex. Dyet

72
16
ditto

Chalmerston Nos. 4, 5,6, & 7.

Dalmellington

WK Christie

248
69
ditto

Cronberry Moor

Auchinleck

Wm. Baillie

Richd. Northcote

177
56
ditto

Highouse Nos. 1 & 2

ditto

TH Dewar

373
104
ditto

Houldersworth

Patna

Wm. Cormie

208
55
ditto

Kames Nos. 1 & 2

Muirkirk

WW Scott

Fred Wilson

449
156
ditto

Little Mill Nos. 2 & 3

Rankinston

Jas Black

117
28
ditto

Lugar

Lugar

Sam. Thompsom

56
14
ditto

Mauchline Nos.

Mauchline

Archd. Chisholm

George Wilson

633
188
ditto

Mauchline Nos.3 & 4

ditto

ditto

ditto

Idle since 1933

ditto

Pennyvenie Nos. 2 &3

Dalmellington

Wm. Halliday

J Kennedy

320
104
ditto

Pennyvenie No.4

ditto

High Anderson

Ben. Kennedy

160
51
ditto

Pennyvenie No.5

ditto

William Halliday

Birrel Hill

64
9
ditto

Tofts Nos. 1 & 2

Prestwick

WD Thompson

N. Anderson

227
105
ditto

Whitehill Nos. 1 & 2

Cumnock

John Danskin

D. Strachan

292
89

Balgray, Bauxite Co. 54, Irvine Rd., Kilmarnock, Ayreshire

Fardalehill

Kilmarnock

S McDonaldson

33
10
ditto

Newtonhead

Kilmaurs

ditto

22
4

Douglas Firebrick Co Ltd, Dalry, Ayrshire

Monkcastle

Dalry

Fireclay Discontinued 9/45

16
6

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

Garrallan

Old Cumnock

Robert Rennie

50
24

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

Busbiehead (fireclay)

Crosshouse

Wm. Reid

18
4
ditto

Muirside

Springside

ditto

James Donaldson

55
13

A Kenneth & Sons Ltd, Dreghorn, Ayrshire

Montgommeryfield Nos. 1 & 2.

Dreghorn

MH Riddell

88
ditto

Newfield

Dundonald

Allan Elliott

69
29
ditto

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

Dreghorn

GF Fortune

John McWinnine

237
26
ditto
ditto

Nos. 5 & 6

ditto

James Jackson

150
11
ditto

Warrix No.1

ditto

Jas. Peacock

55
19

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

Lochwood No.2

Kilwinning

Jas. Frame

41
10

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

Shieldmains, Barbeth No.2

Drongan

John Watson

10
5
ditto

Ditto Nos. 6&7 Drongan

ditto
ditto

Wm. Barr

30
8
ditto

Ditto No.14 Drongan

ditto
ditto

57
41

Muirhouse Coal Co Ltd., Muirhouse Colliery, Dalry, Ayrshire

Muirhouse

Dalry

9
2

New Cumnock Collieries Ltd., Bank, New Cumnock, Ayrshire

Afton No.1

New Cumnock

Wm. Dryburgh

9
3
ditto

Bank Nos. 1 & 6

ditto

R Timpany

179
84
ditto

Brochloch

ditto
ditto

7
1
ditto

Knockshinnock Castle

ditto

John Bone

432

114

ditto

Seaforth Nos. 2, 2 & 3

ditto

WA Craig

238
46

W Nicol Ltd., Colaburn Colliery, New Cumnock, Ayrshire

Coalburn

Cumnock

AL Begg

28
3

Nith Valley Coal Co Ltd., 163 Hope St., Glasgow

Bridgend

ditto

W Ferguson

24
5

Polquhairn Coal Co Ltd., 45 Dalblair Rd., Ayr

Greehill

Ochiltree

J McLucas

47
16
ditto

Polquhairn

ditto

John Shaw

Jas. White

163
44

Robert Semple and Co Ltd., 65 King St., Kilmarnock, Ayrshire

Fortacre

Drybridge

Jn. Gibson

34
15

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

Killochan

Dailly

J McCance

114
42
ditto

Maxwell

ditto

R Edgar

80
24

Southbrook Potteries Ltd., Bonnyton Works, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire

Southhook

Crosshouse

HM Findlay

Jas. Hill

96
22

P Spence and Sons Ltd., National Bank Buildings, St Mary's Parsonage, Manchester

Dubbs

Kilwinning

3
2
ditto

Langside

Galston

17
3

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

Shipmill No.2

Irvine

Peter Reid

Pumping only. Abondoned 11/45

ditto
ditto No.3
ditto
ditto

Abondoned 11/45

29
26

CLACKMANNAN

Owner
Name of mine
Situation

Manager

Under-Manager
Below
Above

Alloa Coal Co Ltd, Alloa, Clackmannanshire

Craigrie

Clackmannan

R.McGhie

Alex. Sloan

117

29

ditto

Devon

Sauchie

Jn. Wallace

John McAndrew

305
88
ditto

Ditto No.e (Meta Pit)

ditto

D Davies

72
10
ditto

King O'Muirs

Alloa

Wm. Forbes

29
5
ditto

Melloch

Tillicoultry

Robrt. Gould

22
1
ditto

Tulligarth

Clackmannan

Richd. McGhie

10
ditto

Zetland

ditto

Alex. Gibson

59
11

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

Brucefield

Kennet

Alex. Birrell

John Duncan

143
32

DUMBARTON

Owner
Name of mine
Situation
Manager
Under-Manager

Below

Above

Bairds & Scottish Steel Ltd., 168 West George St., Glasgow

Gartshore Nos. 1, 3 & 12

74

Robt. Morton

Jas. S Ross

450
182
ditto

ditto Nos. 9 & 11

ditto

W. Monaghan

Alex. Thompson

504
197
ditto

Gartshore No.10 and Twechar No.1. Ventilation Pit

Twechar

Jas. Smellie

DM Seaman

239
121

Cadzow Coal Co Ltd., 14, St. Vincent Place, Glasgow

Dullatur

Dullatur

James Clelland

Wm. Curl

17
12
ditto

Wester Gartshore

Kirkintilloch

Wm. Stirling

No.1 Pit Alex. Collins

No.2 Pit Alex. Pettigrew

297
100

Glenboig Union Fireclay Co Ltd., Glenboig, Lanarkshire

Castlecary

Castlecary Stn.

AH MacBroom

Robrt. Prentice

43
15
ditto

Cumbernauld

Cumbernauld

8
1

JG Stein and Co Ltd., Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire

Arns

Garbethill

John Dagleish

5
2

Union Coal Co., 255-259, High St., Newarthill, Lanarkshire

Saddlers Brae

Kirintilloch

14
2

DUMFRIES

Owner
Name of mine
Situation
Manager
Under-Manager
Below
Above
Bairds & Scottish Steel Ltd., 168 West George St., Glasgow

Fauldhead Nos. 1 & 2

Kirkconnel
Thos. Stobbs

AH Walker

402
107
ditto

Ditto Nos.3 & 4

ditto
ditto

Wm. Brown

345
131
ditto

Gatesde Nos. 4 &5

Sanquhar
William McNaughton

Daniel Timpany

137
43
ditto

T ower Mine

ditto
ditto

Jas. Graham

112
26

EAST LOTHIAN (HADDINGTON)

Owner
Name of mine

Situation

Manager
Under-Manager
Below
Above

Edinburgh Collieries Co Ltd., Wallyford, Mussleburgh, Midlothian

Bankton

Nr. Prestonpans

Thos. Stewart

3
60
ditto

Fleet

ditto

David Livingstone

Jos. Wilson

593
123
ditto

Preston Links

Prestonpans

Thos. Stewart

Jewel or Five Ft. Edward Storrie

Great Seam J Malcolm

532
178

Glencairn Coal Co Ltd., 12 Waterloo St., Glasgow

Glencairn

ditto

John Cairns

50
14

Isebella Gordon 2 New Row, Trenent, East Lothian

Penkeat

Pencaitland

5
1

Ormiston Coal Co Ltd., Ormiston, East Lothian

Limeylands

Ormiston

H Burt

214
58
ditto

Tynemount & Oxenford

Ormiston

R Gemmell

242
61

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

Prestongrange

Prestonpans

Wm. Scott

562
216

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