Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Roscommon'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 Co. Roscommon, 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.
Arigna
Kiltonan
Arigna Mining Co. Ltd., Ballinamore, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon
Joseph Ryans

47
4
Coal

Gubbarudda
Greeghnageera
James Flynn, Cashell, Ballyfarnon, Co. Roscommon


4
2
Coal

Rover
Arigna
Michael Layden, Drumkeerin, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon


3
1
Coal

Seltanaveeny
Seltanaveeny
Arigna Mining Co. Ltd., Ballinamore, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon
Joseph Ryans

14
1
Coal

Total
68
8

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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