Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Dorset's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Clay Mines

Britain's Active Mining History Society

From the Tables compiled by Joseph S. Martin, H.M. Inspector for the South Western District in his Report for 1896


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

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Agent
Workers
Minerals Worked
U/G
Sur.
Furzy Ground
Creech, near Wareham
Pike Brothers, Wareham
L.W. Pike
44
8
Potter's Clay
Lake
Hamsworthy
George F. Wanhill, Poole
G.F. Wanhill, Poole
3
1
Potter's Clay
Marl Mine
Cock Knowle Hill, near Wareham
Thomas Page Powell, Wareham
Thos. P. Powell
7
3
Marl
Norden Works
Corfe Castle, Wareham
B. Fayle and Co., Corfe Castle (Richard E. Pinney)
R.E. Pinney
24
8
Potter's Clay
Total
78
20

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