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LIST OF MINES in

Great Britain and the Isle of Man, 1945

COAL MINING HISTORY RESOURCE CENTRE


 SCOTLAND DIVISION

LOCATION MAPS

FIFE, LANARK

 FIFE

List of Mines 1945

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-Manager
Below
Above

Alloa Coal Co Ltd., Alloa, Clackmannanshire

Isle of Canty

Milesmark, Dunfirmline

John Tait

38
8

Balognie Colliery Co Ltd., Markinch, Fife

Balognie

Thornton

William Speir

Branxton Mine, Jas. Benxies

Judith Pit, Robt. Imrie jr.

367
113

Buckinghamsire, Captain, Rt. Hon. Earl of Fordell Colliery, Crossagtes, Fife

Fordell

Crossagtes

Jas. Kelly

M Johnston

345
111

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

Blairhall

East Grange

Alex. Gardner

Wm. Henderson

777
219

Fife Coal Co Ltd., Leven, Fife

Aitken Nos. 1 & 2

(Ventilation system partly in common with Lochore Nos. 1 & 2)

Kelty

Thos. Finnie

No.1 Pit,George Pollock

No.2 Pit, Jas. Proudfoot

981
333

(includes 75 at power station)

ditto

Benarty

ditto

G Marshall

75
5
ditto

Brownhill Nos. 1 & @

Carenden

F Kennedy

No.1, Wm. Adams No.2, Pit Geo. Davidson

917
225
ditto

Comrie

Saline

J Miller

J Eadie

Wm. Gillespie

603
132
ditto

Cowdenbeath No. 7 and Cowdenbeath (ventilation system partly in common with Lindsay and Mossbeath)

Cowdenbeath

J Bennett

And. Mackenzie

403
153
ditto

Dysart (Frances)

Dysart

Alex. Thompson

Wm. White

632
180
ditto

Kinglassie

Kinglassie

C Inglis

Surface mine, Geo. Hutchinson

Pit Alex. Burnett

423
141
ditto

Lindsay (ventialtion partly in common with Cowdenbeath Nos. 7 & 8 and Mossbeath)

Kelty

Wm. Reid

Surface mine, D Sneddon

Pit J Keddie

554
158
ditto

ditto No.2 Surface mine

Blairenbathie

11
12
ditto

Lochore Nos. 1 & 2 (ventialtion partly in common with Aitken Nos. 1 & 2)

Lochore

Alex. Clark

Chas. Frew, Robt. Crichton

421
166
ditto

Lumphinnans No.1 (These mines have ventialtion partly in common)

Cowdenbeath

Thos. Barrie

George E Wilson

131
51
ditto

ditto Nos. 11 & 12 (These mines have ventialtion partly in common)

Kelty

Geo. Richardson

D Smith

551
168
ditto

Mossbeath (ventialtion partly in common with Lindsay and Cowdenbeath Nos. 7 & 8)

Cowdenbeath

Jn. Bennett

165
63
ditto

Randolph

Dysart

James Saunders

220
72
ditto

Thornton

Jn. Clark

4
1
ditto

Valleyfield

Culcross

H Black

Jn. Bald

444
178
ditto

Wellsgreen

Wemyss

G Buchan

Hugh Thompson

182
50

Kingseat co Ltd., Dunfermline, Fife.

Dean No.3 Pit and No.4 Mine

Kingseat

Alexr. Gray

Pit, David Nicholson

No.4, Mine W McNeilly

225
83

Lassodie Coal Co Ltd., J Summerville, 40 Couston St., Dunfermline, Fife

Windyedge

Kelty

Jas. Lochrie

15
8

Lochgelly Iron & Coal Co Ltd., Lochgelly, Fife

Dundonald (Lady Helen and West Mine)

Cardenden

JCB Haynes

D Johnstone

245
97
ditto

Jenny Gray

Lochgelly

Wm. Speir

P Trayner

302
97
ditto

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

Cowdenbeath

EM Guthrie

Alex Cunningham

214
68
ditto

Lochgelly (Nelly and Mary)

Lochgelly

Geo. Marshall

G Penman

242
233
ditto

Minto

ditto

JA Hamilton

No.1, Thos. Wilson

No.2, Thos. Jones

343
163

Lochside Coal & Fireclay Co Ltd., Townhill, Dunfermline, Fife

Lochside Nos. 2, 3 & 4 (ventilating system partly in common with 'Surface Dipping' and Michael mines.)

Dunfermline

J Hunter

24
5

John Methven and Sons, 89 High St., Leslie, Fife

Lassodie Estate No.2

Kelty

3
1

Muircockhall

Muircockhall

Townhill

TJ macoustra

Alex. Wilson

27
6

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

Radernie

St Andrews

John Lochhead

44
12

Thos. Spowart and Co Ltd., Elgin & Wellwood Collieries, Dunfermline, Fife

Elgin & Wellwood, Leadside Oit No.2

Dunfermline

Alex. Tripney

Wm. McNeilly

140
41

Wemyss Coal Co Ltd., East Weymss, Fife

Lochhead (Lochhead and Victoria Pits. Maily a blaes mine)

West Wemyss

George Welsh

Lochhead Pit, Wm. Hampson

Victoria Pit, Thos. Christie

327
115
ditto

ditto (Surface Dipping. Ventilating system partly in common with 'Surface Dipping' and Michael mines.)

ditto
ditto

James Clelland

166
14
ditto

Michael. (Ventilating system partly in common with 'Surface Dipping' and Michael mines.)

Wm. Galloway

George Wilson

1,554
413
ditto

Rosie. (Ventilation in common with Wellesley)

Buckhaven

RC Mercer

247
50
ditto

Wellesley. (Ventilation in common with Rosie)

Methil

John Sinclair

Wm. Livinstone

1,008
413

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

Glencraig

Lochgelly

P Johnston

No.1, Robt. Allen

No.2, Robt. Gibb

771
279

LANARK

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Manager
Under-manager
Below
Above

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

Glen

Coatbridge

Wm. Cairns

John Suttie

97
27

A&G Anderson, 121 St. Vincent St., Glasgow

Blairmuckhill

Harthill

WS Jones

John Howden

236
105

Arden Coal Co Ltd., 45 Renfield St., Glasgow

Bankend No.8

Coalburn

JW Meek

Wm. Park

71
28
ditto

ditto No.13

ditto
ditto

Archd. Banks

93
41
ditto

ditto Nos. 15 & 16

ditto
ditto

Pumping only. Not worked during 1945

ditto

Glen (Nine Feet)

ditto
ditto

Abandoned 5/45

4
3

Ardenrigg Coal Co Ltd., 87 Union St., Glasgow

Ardenrigg No.6

Stepends

CN Hinshelwood

Jas. Shabks

162
45

Auchenheath Mining Co Ltd., Crown Fireclay Works, 165 Millerstown St., Glasgow

Auchenheath (Mainly firclay)

Aucheheath

17
7

Auchinlea Quarries & Brickworks Ltd., Cleland, Lanarkshire

Crindledyke

Newmains

J Monaghan

34
6
ditto

Hills of Murdostown

Cleland

JP Gold

40
16
ditto

dittto No.2

ditto

JP Monaghan

5
4
ditto

North Shaws

ditto

JP Gold

59
14

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

Bedlay

Glenboig

Alx. Gillesopie

J Gibson, D Kirkwood

478
135
ditto

Bothwell Castle Nos 2 & 2

Bothwell

John Chalmers

547
162
ditto

ditto Nos. 3 & 4

ditto

David Hunter

HM McCraig

466
135

Barr & Sinclair, Gartness Mine, Airdrie, Lanarkshire

Gartness

Chapelhall

Malcolm Sinclair

16
4

D Beatie and Co., 215 Greengairs Rd., Airdrie, Lanarkshire

Auchmeddan Main

Lesmahagow

13
5
ditto

Braehead Farm

Coalburn

5
4

Bent Colliery Co Ltd., 127, St. Vincent St., Glasgow

Hamilton Place

Bothwell

Jas. Johnston

JF Kelsel, RA Miller

489
138

Bonnybridge Silica & Fireclay Co Ltd., Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire

Chapelrigg

Chapelhall

Jas. Martin

21
5
ditto

Damhead Nos. 1 & 2

ditto
ditto

20
6
ditto

Dunsyston

ditto
ditto

4
2

Boyd Bros., 25 South Bridge St., Airdrie, Lanarkshire

Auldton

Lesmahagow

David McCulloch

25
6

Brownieside Coal Co Ltd., West Cameron Colliery, Greengairs, Airdrie, Lanarkshire

Boglea

Greengairs

Wm. Gillespie

76
18
ditto

Lochend No.5

Longriggend

Duncan Cook

85
22

Browshot Coal Co., 32 Dunrobin Rd., Airdrie, Lanarkshire

Dunrobin

Clarkston

17
3

J Burns and Sons, West Machan Colliery, Larkhill, Lanarkshire

West Machan

Larkhill

John Burns

13
7

T&J Campbell, Sherwood, 43, Stirling St., Airdie, Lanarkshire

Coalhall

Jerviston

Jas. Gillan

ditto

ditto No.2

ditto
ditto

35
6

Carnbroe Coal Co Ltd., 19 Waterloo St., Glagow

Carnbroe No.1

Bothwell

Jas. Stewart

140
29

Chapelhall Coal Co., Grennhill No.4 Mine, Cleland, Lanarkshire

Knowehead

Chapelhall

22
1
ditto

Swinstie

Cleland

9
1

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

Branchal

Nr. Cambusnethan

Geo. Shaw

Robb McGowan

211
42
ditto

Collyshot

Wishaw

22
7
ditto

Douglas

Ponfeigh

David Shaw

John Brownlie

649
209
ditto

Duntilland

Salsburgh

J Clements

150
29
ditto

Gillhead

Waterloo Cross

24
6
ditto

Greenhead Nos. 1 & 2

Cambusnethan

Geo. Shaw

Numbers included in Branchial Mine

ditto

Hassockrig

Shotts

John Cameron

Jas. McLean

249
90
dittto

Newmains

Abandoned 5/45

23
4
ditto

Kingshill

Shotts

Archd. Clark

John Cameron

1,077
269
ditto

ditto Nos. (Nos. 1 & 2 ventilation system partly in common)

Wilsontown

JR Reid

James Black

533
112
ditto

Overtown

Overtown

GA Cowan

Jas. Dalgeish

231
57
ditto

Royal Grange

Abandoned 10/45

Waterloo

GA Cowan

Alex. Montgomery

84
15

J Crawford and Spns (Darngavil) Ltd., 64 Stirling St., Aidrie, Lanakshire

High Darngavil No.5

High Darngavil

27
6

Currie Bros., Netheburn, Lanarkshire

Beaton's Lodge

Larkhill

15
5

Dalmacoulter Direct Coal Supply Co Ltd., Dalmacoulter, Airdrie, Lanarkshire

Dalmacoulter

Abandoned 1/45

Airdrie

ditto

ditto No.2

Discontinued 10/45

ditto

6
2
ditto

Glentore

Greengairs

R Jones

17
8

Darngavil Brickworks Ltd., Aidrie, Lanarkshire

Hill of Drumgravy No.9 (maily blaes)

Darngavil

7
4

Darngavil Coal Co Ltd., 36 Robertson St., Glasgow

Skellyton

(Abandoned 6/45)

Larkhill

WL Duncan

John Brown

227
55
ditto

Telfer

(Abandoned 4/45)

Dalserf

ditto

J Swanson

66
19

Deerpark Coal Co Ltd., 9 Calder St., Motherwell

Deerpark

Cleland

Wm. Duncan

26
5

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

Auchlochan Nos. 2, 6 & 7

Coalburn

Alex. Waddell

29
16
ditto

dittto Nos. 9 &10

ditto
ditto

Wm. Muir

213
109
ditto

Blantyre

High Blantyre

Alex. McCall

No.1, J Gillespie

No.2, S Paton

345
103
ditto

Forkens

Forth

Allan Gibson

1
1
ditto

Westoun

Coalburn

Alex. Waddell

8
3
ditto

Wilsontown

Forth

Allan Gibson

A Nelson

229
121

J &R Dow Stanrigg Main, Nr. Airdrie., Lanarkshire

Aubuckle No.13

(Abandoned 3/45)

Whiterigg, Nr. Plains

2
1
ditto

O'Wood

ditto

27
3
ditto

Stanrigg No.4

ditto

8
2

Drunshangie Coal Co., Drumshangie Collieriy, Airdrie, Lanarkshire

Drumshangir No.4

New Monkland

WJ Chalmers jnr.

13
1
ditto

Raebog No.6

ditto
ditto

Not worked during 1845

James Dunlop and Co Ltd., 21 Bothwell St., Glasgow

Cardowan Nos. 1 & 2

Stepps

Wm. Summers

No.1 Pit J McMaster

No.2 Pit Chas. Guthrie

912
195

John Ferguson (Coalmasters) Ltd., 10 Bank St., Airdrie, Lanarkshire

Ashlea No.3

Calderbank

Abandoned 3/45

1
1

Flemington Coal Co Ltd., 4 West Regent St.,Glasgow

Coats-Park

Cambuslang

Archd. Howden

AC Armstrong

80
33
ditto

Gateside

ditto
ditto

PW Sinclair

304
88

Garscube Colliery Co Ltd., 44 West George St., Glasgow

Carsube

Maryhill

Robert Oakes

75
18

Glasgow Iron and Steel Co Ltd., Manse Rd., Wishaw, Lanarkshire

Coursington

Motherwell

Samuel Lowe

Wm. Frame

123
20
ditto

Dalzell & Brromside

ditto
ditto

Robert Hastie

252
110
ditto

Parnkneuk

ditto
ditto

Anabdoned 5/45

143
28

Glenboig Union Fireclay Co Ltd., Glenboig, Lanarkshire (fireclay)

Glenboig

Glenboig

John Pollack

Pumping

ditto

Inchneuk

ditto
ditto

42
28
ditto

Glenboig No.2

ditto
ditto

2
2

Glentaggart Coal Co Ltd., 146 West Regent St., Glasgow

Glentaggart

Douglas

John Kerr

46
32

Greenhields and Co., North Linrigg Mine, Newhouse, Salsburch, Motherwell, Lanarkshire

North Linrigg No.5

Newhouse

R Greenshields

27
4

Haywood Coal Co Ltd., Chapel Colliery. Cathburn Rd., Newmains, Lanarkshires

Chapel

Newmains

Wm. McIlvens

60
9

Headrigg Coal Co Ltd., Avonhead Colliery. Longriggend, Airdrie, Lanarkshire

Avonhead No.3

Longriggend

18
3

Heathfield and Cardwoan Fireclay Co Ltd., 141 West George St., Glasgow

Heathfield (fireclay)

Chryston

11
1

R&W Henderson (Coalmasters) Ltd., 255/9 High St., Mewarthill, Lanarkshire

Broomknowe

Greenhill

28
6

Hopefield Coal Co Ltd., 9 Calder st., Motherwell, Lanarkshire

Hopefield

Wishaw

TH Moffat

20
9

J Hunter & Sons, West Limerigg, Slamannan, Stirlingshire

Headless Cross

Shotts

John Kerr

30
8
ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

3
4

Peter & Mark Hurll Ltd., Glenboig, Lanarkshire

Garliston No.1

Glenboig

Donald McDonald

21
5

Jack, John, Sandyknowles, Burnie Brae, Chapelhall, Airdrie, Lanarkshire

Stayles

Riggend

Discontinued 3/42

Kennox Colliery Co Ltd., Kennox Colliery, Douglas, Lanarkshire

Kennox No.s 6 7 7

Douglas

And. Paterson

And. Nisbet

104
39

Langside Coal Co Ltd., W. Nile St., Glasgow

Langside

Salsburgh

Thos. Sommerville

Abandoned 3/45

5
3
ditto

ditto No.3

ditto
ditto

8
4

John McAndrew and Co Ltd., 118 Queent St., Glasgow

Thankerton

Holytown

Jas. Hunter

No.1 And. Naysmith

No.3 Daniel Strickland

No.6 Wm. Kirkwood

609
163

Francis McLean, Garden Sq., Airdrie, Lanarkshire

Kippsbyre (Kilntongue)

Airdrie

29
8

Andrew Maxwell and Co Ltd., 5 Hill St., Wishaw, Lanark

Maulside

Carluke

Archd. Russell

6
2

Meadowhead Coal Co., Whiteside Mine, Forrestfield, by Caldercruix, Airdrie, Lanarkshire

Whiteside

Caldercruix

24
7

R Moffat and Sons, Burnside Colliery, Newarthill, Motherwell, Lanarkshire

Burnside No.2

Cleland

James Moffat

Abandoned 12/45

10
7
ditto

Dawn

Larkhill

ditto

Abandoned 6/45

10
3
ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

Opened 3/44 and discontinued 6/44

Morningside Fireclay Co Ltd, Newmains, Wishaw, Lanarkshire

Watsonhead (fireclay)

Morningside

10
3

Mossrigg Coal & Fireclay Co Ltd., Bishop Colliery, Whithill, Gartcosh, Glasgow

Bishop No.3

Cartcosh

Geo. Cook

19
4

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

Auchengeich

Chryston

DC McGill

No.1 Jas. Henderson

No.2 And. Summers,

577
190
ditto

Canderigg

Dalserf

Thos. Weir

John Brown

218
82
ditto

ditto Nos 6 & 7

ditto
ditto

R Morrison

206
81
ditto

Wester Auchengeich

Lenzie

Wm. Seawright

Daniel Crawford

438
126

Overwood Coal Co Ltd., Overwood Colliery, Stonehouse, Lanarkshire

Overwood

Stonehouse

W Patterson

30
5
ditto

Shotlinn

Glassford

ditto

40
5
ditto

Thinacres

Hamilton

James Stirrat

27
8

Palace Coal C., Palace Colliery, New Monckland, Irdrie, Lanarkshire

Palace No.2

New Monkland

22
3

T Reid & Co., Clarkston No.2 Colliery, Bankhead, Airdrie, Lanarkshire

Clarkston No.2

Clarkston

8
2

Rigmuir Coal Co Ltd., Windsor Mine, Newhouse, Motherwell, Lanarkshire

Windsor No.2

Newhouse

23
4

John B Rodger & Sons., South Linridge, Newhouse, by Motherwell, Lanarkshire

South Linridge No.6

ditto
JB Rodger

1
1

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

Fernigare

Hamilton

JY Lawrie

JK Lee

366
96
ditto

Ross (Abandoned 9/45)

ditto

Jas. Andrews

Thos. Murray

345
70
ditto

Tannochside (Abandoned 9/45)

Uddington

M Mathieson

Robt Frew

222
124

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

Barton

Shotts

Thos. Eyre

288
62
ditto

Calderhead Nos. 3 & 4

ditto

WB Stewart

Robt Muir

468
91
ditto

Castlehill No.6

Carluke

Jas. Cowan

Alexr. Howitt

393
106
ditto

Castlehill No.6

Carluke

Jas. Cowan

Alexander Howitt

393
106
ditto

Fortissat

Shotts

Geo. Henshlewood

207
42
ditto

Hillhouserigg

ditto

WB Stewart

260
44
ditto

Kepplehill & Stane Nos. 1, 2 & 3

ditto

G Sydserff

220
79
ditto

Northfield & Hall

ditto

Robert Hill

Robert Stewart

372
102
ditto

Southfield

ditto

Robt. Frew

Wm. Harper

390
90

T Sinclair and Son, Mosscastle House, Slamannan, Stirling

Fence

Kirkmuirhill

22
6

J&J Sommerville Ltd., Westfield, Church St., Newarthill, Lanarkshire

South Langridge No.2

Newhouse

James Sommerville

12
3

Walter Speirs, Johnston Hall, Edinburgh Rd., Motherwell, Lanarkshire

Spoutcroft No.2

Greenhill

21
3

MT&P Burnfoot Mine, Haywood, Forth, Lanarkshire

Burnfoot

Haywood

3
1

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

Bardykes

Newton

John Wallace

673
171
ditto

Benhar

Harthill

Jas. Sommerville

620
159

Torrance Coal Co., Torrance Colliery, East Kilbride, Glasgow

Torrance

Cleland

3
1

Townhead Coal Co., 19 Carfin Rd., Newarthill, Motherwell, Lanarkshire

Townhead No.4

Cleland

6
2

Felix Travers, Braeside Mine, Darngavil, Airdrie, Lanarkshire

Braeside

Darngavil

5
1

United Collieries Ltd., 109 Hope St., Glasgow

Hartrigg

Armadale

John Watson

1
3
ditto

Netherton

Harthill

J Smillie

Alex. Kerr

73
23
ditto

Quarter No.1

Hamilton

Alex. Meikle

29
21
ditto

ditto No.2

ditto

ditto

42
23

Whittagreen Coal Co Ltd., Whittagreen Mine, Newarthill, Lanarkshire

Chapelknowle

Cleland

Abandoned 6/45

8
3
ditto

Spalehall Nos. 3 & 4

ditto

No.3 discontinued 3/45

19
10
ditto

ditto No.5

Coal operations not started

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

Ashgill Mine

Dalserf

37
15
ditto

Douglas Castle

Douglas West Station

AM Johnston

Andrew Brown

168
109
ditto

Rankin

Douglas West

ditto

John Hamilton

76
11
ditto

Skeleton No.2

Larkhill

35
12
ditto

ditto No.3

ditto

24
6
ditto

Woodside

Dalserf

WR Fleming

30
10

William Wooton, 490 Stirling Rd., Riggend, by Airdrie, Lanarkshire

Clachan No.1

Glenmavis

Abandoned 12/45

16
4
ditto

Ditto No.2

Sinking. Abandoned 5/45

ditto

Dryflat No.4

New Monkland

11
1
ditto

Palace No.1

ditto

Pumping Pit

1