Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Berkshire's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Mines

Britain's Active Mining History Society

From the Tables compiled by Arthur H. Stokes, H.M. Inspector for the Midland District in his Report for 1896


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

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Agent
Workers
Minerals Worked
U/G
Sur.
Basildon
Upper Basildon
W. Osborne, Upper Basildon, Pangbourne, Reading
W. Osborne
2
7
Chalk
Long String
Hampstead Norris
J. Lousley, Hampstead Norris

2
2
Chalk
Oare
Hermitage
F.C. Fidler, Oare, Hermitage, Newbury



Chalk, Not worked in 1896
Total
4
9

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