Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Gloucestershire's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Miscellaneous 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 Mines worked under the Metalliferous Mines Regulation Act, in Gloucestershire, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Agent
Workers
Minerals Worked
U/G
Sur.
Balls Green, No. 1
Stroud
Esther Fuffley and Co. (T. Essex), Stroud

4
1
Stone
Blakeney
Blakeney
W. Davis, Blakeney



Pennant Stone
Bream Tufts
Newland
H. Crawshay and Co. Ltd., Cinderford



Pennant Stone, Ore, and Coal
British
Clearwell Meen, Cinderford
R. Stephens, Coleford



Iron Ore. Not Worked in 1896
Coleford Iron and Colour
Cross Ways, Coleford
Burgess and Co., Wick, Bristol

3
2
Iron Ore, Ochre and Red Oxide. Formerley J. Shingles Cross Ways Mine.
Cross Hands
Old Sodbury
J. Collins, Old Sodbury

1
1
Stone
Crows Nest
Coleford
R. Watkins and Sons, Bream, Lydney



Iron Ore. Not worked in 1896
Ham
Coleford
Forest Haematite Co. (Bonsor and Scrutton), Coleford



Iron Ore. Not worked in 1896
Highmeadow
Coleford
Highmeadow Iron Ore and Colour Co. Ltd., Newnham

16
3
Iron Ore
Lime Kiln Pool and Lydbrook
Lydbrook
Lydbrook Iron Mines Co., Lydbrook

6
2
Iron Ore
New Box Bush
Coleford
Box Bush Iron Ore Co. Ltd., Coleford

5
2
Iron Ore
New Dunn
Coleford
R. Watkins and Sons, Bream, Lydney

10
3
Iron Ore
Oakwood
Lydney
Oakwood Iron Co. (D. North), Lydney

2
2
Iron Ore
Park Iron Mines (Bream Grove, Park, and Tufts)
Lydney
Park Iron Ore and Coal Co. Ltd., Lydney

37
2
Pennant Stone, Ore, and Coal
Shakemantle
Cinderford
H. Crawshay and Co. Ltd., Cinderford

112
38
Iron Ore
Tormarton
Chipping Sodbury
Duke of Beaufort, Badminton



Stone. Worked occasionally for private use only.
Walkley Wood
Nailsworth
F. Wheeler, Nailsworth

2
0
Stone
Wilderness
Mitcheldean
Wemyss, Colchester, and Co. Ltd., Mitcheldean

3
10
Iron Ore
Total
201
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