Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Devonshire's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Black 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 Mines worked under the Coal Mines Regulation Act, in Devonshire, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Manager

Under-
Manager
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarks
U/G
Sur.
Broadstone
Bideford
G. and T. Pollard, Bideford


2
0
Black Clay

Chapel Park
Bideford
G. and T. Pollard, Bideford




Black Clay

The initial letters attached to the word "Coal" in the column "Minerals Worked" indicate the kind of Coal produced, as C Coking Coal; G Gas Coal; H Household Coal; M Manufacturing Coal; S Steam Coal.

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