Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Somerset'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 Somersetshire, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Agent
Workers
Minerals Worked
U/G
Sur.
Combe Down
Monkton Combe
The Bath Stone Firms Ltd., Bath

11
2
Stone
Combe Hay
Bath
The Fuller's Earth Union Ltd., Billiters Square Buildings, London, E.C.

4
10
Fuller's Earth
Midford
Midford, Bath
H.N. Garrett, 101, Sydney Place, Bath

6
17
Fuller's Earth
Red House
Winford
Winford Iron Ore and Redding Co. Ltd., Chew Magna, Bristol

1
0
Iron Ore, Ochre, and Redding
Regil
Winford
Hemingway and Co., 60, Mark Lane, London, E.C.

4
5
Ochre and Redding
Wellow
Wellow, Bath
The Fuller's Earth Union Ltd., Billiters Square Buildings, London, E.C.



Fuller's Earth. Underground work suspended
Wellow
Wellow, Bath
H.N. Garrett, 101, Sydney Place, Bath



Fuller's earth. Included in Midford
Total
26
34

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