Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Durham's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Metalliferous Mines

Britain's Active Mining History Society

From the Tables compiled by R.D. Bain, H.M. Inspector for the Durham District in his Report for 1896


List of Mines worked under the Metalliferous Mines Regulation Act, in Durham, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Agent
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarks
U/G
Sur.
Ashgill Head
Teesdale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
Thos. Race


Lead Ore
Standing
Baxton Bank
Wolsingham Park
John Bates, Tow Law, R.S.O.
J. Bates


Flagstone
Standing
Bleagill
Teesdale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
John Hunt


Lead Ore
Standing
Bollyhope Burn
Weardale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
John Hunt
0
1
Lead Ore

Boltsburn
Weardale
Weardale Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Old Broad St., London, E.C., Chief Agent, S. Watson, St. John's Chapel, Darlington
G. Phillipson
79
36
Lead Ore

Brandon Walls
Weardale
Weardale Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Old Broad St., London, E.C., Chief Agent, S. Watson, St. John's Chapel, Darlington
G. Phillipson


Lead Ore

Burtree Pasture
Weardale
Weardale Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Old Broad St., London, E.C., Chief Agent, S. Watson, St. John's Chapel, Darlington
J. Thompson


Lead Ore
Standing
Carricks
Weardale
Weardale Iron Co. Ltd., Spennymoor
Thos. Teasdale
55
12
Iron Ore

Catterick
Weardale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
John Hunt


Lead Ore
Standing
Coldberry
Teesdale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
John Hunt
1
4
Lead Ore

Coldberry Skeers
Teesdale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
John Hunt


Lead Ore
Standing
Cornish Hush
Weardale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
John Hunt
12
2
Lead Ore

Cow Green
Langdon Beck
Teesdale Mineral Co. Ltd., Holgate, York
William Herdman


Barytes
Standing
Craigs Level
Weardale
Weardale Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Old Broad St., London, E.C., Chief Agent, S. Watson, St. John's Chapel, Darlington
G. Whitehead
2
1
Lead Ore

East Rake
Teesdale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
John Hunt


Lead Ore
Standing
Flakebrigg
Teesdale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
Thos. Race


Lead Ore
Standing
Flushamere
Middleton
Wm. Lee and Son, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Darlington
William Lee
2
0
Lead Ore

Grass Hill
Harwood-
in-Teesdale
Grass Hill Mining Co. Ltd., Harwood, Middleton-in-Teesdale
Featherstone Race
2
1
Lead and Zinc Ore

Green Hurth
Forest-in-Frith
Green Hurth Mining Co., 25, Westgate Road, Newcastle-on-Tyne
William Gray
16
8
Lead and Zinc Ore

Green Laws
Weardale
Weardale Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Old Broad St., London, E.C., Chief Agent, S. Watson, St. John's Chapel, Darlington
J. Thompson
63
30
Lead Ore

Groverake
Weardale
Weardale Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Old Broad St., London, E.C., Chief Agent, S. Watson, St. John's Chapel, Darlington
J. Thompson
45
30
Lead Ore

Hargill
Crook
J. Proud, Witton-le-Wear, Darlington
J. Proud
3
2
Whinstone

Harthope
Langdon Beck
Harthope Lead Co. Ltd., High Road, Darlington
J.T. Hall


Lead Ore
Standing
Howden
Howden-le-Wear
Auckland District Highway Board, Bishop Auckland
John Heslop
2
5
Whinstone

Hudeshope Head
Teesdale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
Wm. Lee


Lead Ore
Standing
Killhope
Weardale
Weardale Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Old Broad St., London, E.C., Chief Agent, S. Watson, St. John's Chapel, Darlington
S. Watson
19
9
Lead Ore

Lady's Rake
Teesdale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
Thomas Race
55
22
Lead Ore

Langdon
Langdon Beck
Robinson and Partners, 6, Montalbo Terrace, Barnard Castle, Darlington
J.H. Robinson


Lead Ore
Standing
Levelgate
Weardale
Weardale Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Old Broad St., London, E.C., Chief Agent, S. Watson, St. John's Chapel, Darlington



Lead Ore
Standing
Levelgate
Weardale
Weardale Iron Co. Ltd., Spennymoor
Thos. Teasdale


Iron Ore
Standing
Little Eggleshope
Teesdale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
Ralph Lee
55
36
Lead Ore

Lodge Syke
Teesdale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
John Hunt


Lead Ore
Standing
Martha
Harwood Fell
Robinson and Partners, 6, Montalbo Terrace, Barnard Castle, Darlington
J.H. Robinson


Lead Ore
Standing
Marwood
Barnard Castle
White and Spencer, Marwood, Barnard Castle



Flagstone
Standing
Middlehope
Weardale
Weardale Iron Co. Ltd., Spennymoor
Thos. Teasdale


Iron Ore
Standing
North Green Hurth
Garrigill, Alston
North Green Hurth Mining Co. Ltd., 25, Westgate Road, Newcastle-on-Tyne
Featherstone Race


Lead Ore
Standing
Oakbank
Lynesack
and Softly
Caleb Alderson, West Garth, Cockfield, R.S.O.
C. Alderson


Flagstone
Standing
Oak Bank
Copley Cockfield
Parkin Simpson, Copley, Cockfield, R.S.O.
P. Simpson
2
1
Flagstone

Pike Law, East and West
Newbiggin-
in-Teesdale
G. and J. Collinson, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Darlington
George Collinson


Lead Ore
Standing
Red Groves
Teesdale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
John Hunt


Lead Ore
Standing
Rookhope
Weardale
Weardale Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Old Broad St., London, E.C., Chief Agent, S. Watson, St. John's Chapel, Darlington
G. Phillipson


Lead Ore
Standing
Rowantree A
Weardale
Weardale Iron Co. Ltd., Spennymoor
Thos. Teasdale
1
0
Iron Ore

Sedling
Weardale
Weardale Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Old Broad St., London, E.C., Chief Agent, S. Watson, St. John's Chapel, Darlington
S. Watson
26
28
Lead Ore

Shambury
Teesdale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
Thomas Race


Lead Ore
Standing
Side Head
Weardale
Weardale Iron Co. Ltd., Spennymoor
Thos. Teasdale


Iron Ore
Standing
Snaisgill
Middleton
William Lee and Son, Middleton-in-Teesdale
Wm. Lee


Lead Ore
Abandoned
South Grain
Teesdale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
Thos. Race


Lead Ore
Standing
Stanhope Burn
Weardale
Weardale Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Old Broad St., London, E.C., Chief Agent, S. Watson, St. John's Chapel, Darlington
S. Watson


Lead Ore
Standing
Stotsfield Burn
Weardale
Weardale Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Old Broad St., London, E.C., Chief Agent, S. Watson, St. John's Chapel, Darlington



Lead Ore
Standing
Thorney Brow
Weardale
Weardale Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Old Broad St., London, E.C., Chief Agent, S. Watson, St. John's Chapel, Darlington



Lead Ore
Standing
Wager Burn
Weardale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
John Hunt


Lead Ore
Standing
Whitfield Brow
Weardale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
John Hunt
3
1
Lead Ore

Willy Hole
Harwood-
in-Teesdale
Grass Hill Mining Co. Ltd., Harwood, Middleton-in-Teesdale
Featherstone Race
2
1
Lead and Zinc Ore

Wiregill
Teesdale
London Lead Co., (J.J. Millican, Chief Agent), Middleston-in-Teesdale, Darlington
Wm. Lee
77
55
Lead Ore

Total
522
285

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