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 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 (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.
Brick Yard Level
Beaufort
R. Morgan, Beaufort, R.S.O., Brecon


2
0
Coal and Clay
Yard Vein
Cwmgwybedog Level
Beaufort
R. Morgan, Beaufort, R.S.O., Brecon


2
0
Coal
Yard Coal
Cwmnantgam Level
near Waenavon
W. Walters, Cwmnantgam, near Abergavenny


2
0
Coal

Ellwood, Hafod, and Llwyn Pwll
Brynmawr
T. and E. Williams, Ellwood, Brynmawr


20
4
Coal
Bydelog
Waenavon Clydach Slope
Waenavon, Brynmawr
Rees and Parry, Greenland House, Blaenavon, Mon.


16
2
Coal
Old Coal
Waen Wen
Black Pin Level
Keare and Stephens, llanelly Hill, near Abergavenny, Mon.




Coal

West Llamarch Level
Llanelly
Roberts and Davies, Llanelly Hill, near Abergavenny, Mon.


2
0
Coal

Total
44
6

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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