Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

(Part of) Breconshire's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Coal Mines

Britain's Active Mining History Society

From the Tables compiled by Joseph T. Robson, H.M.Inspector for the South Wales District in his Report for 1896


List of Mines worked under the Coal Mines Regulation Act, in (Part of) Breconshire, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Manager

Under-
Manager
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarks
U/G
Sur.
Abercrave
Abercrave
Abercrave Colliery Co., Abercrave, Swansea Valley
W.W. Morgan
James Davies
154
18
Coal, A

Brynhenllis
Gwys
Brynhenllis Colliery Co., Upper Cwmtwrch, Swansea Valley
Owen Powell
Rees D. Powell
103
18
Coal, A

Cwm Corrin Sand
Glynneath
J.B. Jenkins and Co., Neath


15
5
Gannister

Cwmphil
Ystalyfera
Wm. Phillips, Lower Cwmtwrch, Swansea Valley


3
0

Opening
Drim
Onllyn
Phillip George, Peneil Green, Llansamlet
Phillip George

49
6
Coal, A

Gilfach
Gwys
Gilfach Colliery Co. Ltd., 8, Cambrian Place, Swansea
Wm. Williams

43
14
Coal, A

Glyncynwal
Gwys
Jeffreys and Thomas, Cwmtwrch, Swansea Valley


2
0
Coal, A

Gwaun Clawdd
Ystradgynlais
Big Vein Anthracite Colliery Ltd., 16, Exchange Buildings, Swansea
Morgan W. Davies
Richd. Jenkins
68
9
Coal, A

International Anthracite
Abercrave
French Anthracite Co., Gloucester Buildings, Swansea
John Walters

206
37
Coal, A

Lluest Silica
Glyn-Neath
Abernant Dinas Silica Brick and Cement Co., Glyn-Neath
Henry Harries

14
2
Gannister

Park
Ystradgynlais
Hugh Pritchard, Ystradgynlais, Swansea Valley


2
0
Coal, A

Torfole
Penderyn, near Aberdare
N.B. Allen and Co., Hirwain and 110, Cannon St., London, E.C.


11
0
Gannister

Tynypant
Abercrave
Watkin Watkins, Tynypant, Abercrave, Swansea Valley


4
0
Coal, A

Ynyscedwyn
Ystradgynlais
Ystradgynlais Colliery Co., Ystradgynlais, Swansea Valley
Owen Powell
David Isaac
193
32
Coal, A

Ystradgynlais and Swansea
Ystradgynlais
E.H. Davies, Albert House, Holmer, Hereford
Thomas Lloyd
Rees Rees
155
29
Coal, A

Total
1022
170

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

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