Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Leitrim's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Coal Mines

Britain's Active Mining History Society

From the Tables compiled by John Gerrard, H.M.Inspector for the Manchester District in his Report for 1896


List of Mines worked under the Coal Mines Regulation Act, in County Leitrim, Province of Connaught, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Manager

Under-
Manager
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarks
U/G
Sur.
Seltonaskeagh
Drumkeerin
James Lyons, Drumkeerin, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon
James Lyons

6
1
Coal

Tallymorrow
Drumkeerin
Michael Layden, Drumkeerin, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon
Michael Layden

14
4
Coal

Total
20
5

The initial letters attached to the word "Coal" in the column "Minerals Worked" indicate the kind of Coal produced, as C Coking Coal; G Gas Coal; H Household Coal; M Manufacturing Coal; S Steam Coal.

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