Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Dumbartonshire's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Coal Mines

Britain's Active Mining History Society

From the Tables compiled by J.M. Ronaldson, H.M.Inspector for the West Scotland District in his Report for 1896


List of Mines worked under the Coal Mines Regulation Act, in Dumbartonshire, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Manager

Under-
Manager
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarks (Seam of Coal worked, &c)
U/G
Sur.
Auchindavie
Kirkintilloch





Coal
Discontinued
Baljaffray
Duntocher
James Young and Sons, Bearsden
John Yound
John Ramsay
28
12
Coal, M, Limestone

Castlecary
Cumbernauld
Castlecary Fireclay Co., Castlecary Station
A. Weir
John Roy
22
8
Fireclay, Limestone

Cumbernauld
Cumbernauld
Glenboig Union Fireclay Co., Cumbernauld
Wm. Reid
Wm. Smith
24
4
Fireclay

Garscube
Maryhill
Robert Addie and Sons, Maryhill
Robt. Millar
Wm. Drysdale
147
32
Coal, G, M & H

Gartshore
Kilsyth
Wm. Baird and Co., Kilsyth
Thos. L. Horne

348
123
Coal, C & H, Ironstone

Glenvault
Cumbernauld
Geo. Turnbull and Co., Cumbernauld


2
0
Fireclay

Great Western
Maryhill
Western Colliery Co., Maryhill
Jas. Roberts

27
5
Coal, G, M & S

Meiklehill
Kirkintilloch
Jas. Wood Ltd., Kirkintilloch
Thos. Crookston

371
83
Coal, S & C

Nethercroy
Kilsyth
Carron Co., Croy
Neil Wilkie
Jno. Barrowman, Jas. Provan
339
155
Coal, C, Ironstone

Strone
Kilsyth
Strone Colliery Co., Kilsyth




Coal, C, Ironstone
Discontinued
Twechar
Kilsyth
Wm. Baird and Co., kilsyth
Neil Munro

163
55
Coal, C, M & S, Ironstone

Wester Gartshore
Kirkintilloch
J. and A. Wallace, Kirkintilloch
George Sharpe
Robt. Barton
127
42
Coal, H, S & C

Woodilee
Lenzie
Jno. A. McCallum, Lenzie
Jno. Sneddon
Jas. Thomson
61
8
Coal, S

Total
1559
527

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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