Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

(Part of) Stirlingshire'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 Stirlingshire (Part of), 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.
Balglass
Lennoxtown
Matthew Muirhead, Lennoxtown
Jno. McGuire

26
9
Coal, M, Limestone
Balgrochan
Lennoxtown
Matthew Muirhead, Lennoxtown
Jno. McGuire

29
9
Coal, M, Lmestone

Banknock Estate
Banknock
James McGill, Hollandbush, Denny
Jas. McGill



Coal and Fireclay
Discontinued
Banknock
Banknock
John Young and Co., Banknock, Hollandbush
Wm. Barbour

186
30
Coal, H, M & S, Oil Shale

Broomrigg
Banknock
Banknock Coal Co., Bonnybridge
John Loudon
Robt. Hoggan
99
16
Coal, H, G & S

Banton
Kilsyth
J.J. Cadell, Bonnybridge




Coal, H
Discontinued
Bannockburn
Bannockburn
Alloa Coal Co., Stirling
Geo. Thomson
Jas. Carson, Neil Watson
320
108
Coal, C, G, H & S

Barrwood
Kilsyth
Wm. Baird and Co., Kilsyth
Neil Munro

130
51
Coal, C & S

Campsie
Lennoxtown
John and Robt. Baird, Lennoxtown


17
8
Coal, M, Limestone

Carronrigg
Denny
A.G. Moore and Co., 156, St. Vincent St., Glasgow
David M. Moore
Alex. Langley
65
25
Coal, S

Coney Park
Kilsyth
Kilsyth and Bonnybridge Coal Co. Ltd., Hollandbush
Thos. Nimmo

13
7
Coal, H, Fireclay

Dumbreck
Kilsyth
Wm. Baird and Co., Kilsyth
Neil Munro

358
136
Coal, C & S

Dunmore
Bannockburn
Peter Murray, Bannockburn
Peter M. Cairns

53
15
Coal, C, H & S

East Plean
Bannockburn
Plean Colliery Co., Bannockburn
Robt. Stanners
Henry Phee
113
64
Coal, S

Glorat
Lennoxtown
John Kirk, Milton of Campsie


4
2
Coal, M, Limestone

Haugh
Kilsyth
Wm. Baird and Co., Kilsyth
Neil Munro

85
36
Coal, C & H

Herbertshire
Denny
Robt. Addie and Sons Collieries Ltd., Denny
J.A. Lochhead
Jas. Murdoch, No. 2 Pit
188
51
Coal, S

Neilston
Kilsyth
Jas. Wood Ltd., Kilsyth
John Barr
Duncan McFarlane
55
30
Coal, S & C

Quarter
Denny
Wm. Baird and Co., Denny
Jno. Buchanan
Alexander Baxter
168
41
Coal, S

Riskend
Kilsyth
Wm. Baird and Co., Kilsyth




Coal and Ironstone
Discontinued
Total
1909
636

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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