Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Flintshire's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Metalliferous Mines

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From the Tables compiled by C. Le Neve Foster, H.M. Inspector for the North Wales District in his Report for 1896


List of Mines worked under the Metalliferous Mines Regulation Act, in Flintshire, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Agent
Workers
Minerals Worked
U/G
Sur.
Bodfari (or Coed Llan)
Bodfari
Thomas Gee, Denbigh
Thomas Gee
1
0
Ferruginous Limestone
Dee (formerly Gorsedd)
Holywell
K.M. Lloyd and others, Brynford House, Holywell



Lead Ore. Suspended
Dreamland
Halkyn
Robert Thomas and others, Bryn Offa, Holywell
Robert Thomas


Lead Ore. Suspended
East Brynford
Halkyn
Thomas Parry, J.J. Pownall, and others, c/o Robert Morris, Pentre Mill, Mold
Robert Morris
2


East Halkyn
Halkyn
East Halkyn Mining Co. Ltd., Halkyn, Holywell
Goodman Ellis
84
32
Lead and Zinc Ore
East Pant-du
Nerquis, Mold
United East Pant-du Mining Co. Ltd., Nerquis, Mold, and 47, Arcade Chambers, Manchester
Matthew Francis
4
0
Lead Ore
Freehold and East Holway
Holywell
H. Hotchkiss, The Grove, Holywell
H. Hotchkiss
14
6
Lead Ore
Fron Hall United
Gwernymynydd, Mold
Fron Hall United Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Gwernymynydd, Mold
John Mansbridge
0
2
Lead Ore. Suspended
Gwernymynydd
Mold
Cambrian Clay Co. Ltd., Mold
Maurice Jenks
3
4
Clay
Halkyn
Holywell
Halkyn Mining Co. Ltd., Halkyn, Holywell
Matthew Francis
151
115
Lead and Zinc Ore
Halkyn Drainage Works
Halkyn, Holywell
Halkyn District Mines Drainage Co., Halkyn, Holywell, and 16, Corn Exchange Chambers, Chester
F.S. Williams
2
0

Moel-y-crio
Halkyn, Holywell
Moel-y-crio Lead Mining Co., Halkyn, Holywell, and 34, Great Mersey Street, Liverpool
Charles Mallison
12
4
Lead Ore
New Pany-y-Ne
Holywell
W.H. Arnott, Lime House, Lowton, Lancashire
J. Eustice
3
0
Lead Ore
New Westminster
Halkyn, Holywell
New Westminster Mining Co. Ltd., 61a, Wrexham Street, Mold
R. Prince


Lead Ore. Suspended
North Halkyn
Halkyn, Holywell
Eli Hudson, Crawshawbooth, near Rawtenstall
Edwin Harper


Lead Ore. Suspended
North Hendre
Rhydymwyn, Mold
North Hendre Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Hendre Mines, near Mold
Goodman Ellis
113
94
Lead Ore
North Pant-y-Go
Halkyn, Holywell
Exors. of late John N. Brown, Highfield Road, Moseley, Birmingham
William Wasley
0
2
Lead Ore
Pant
Carmel, Holywell
Owen Evans and Co., Trecastell Mine, Conway



Lead Ore. Started January 1897
Pant-y-Buarth
Gwernaffield, Mold
Brunner, Mond and Co. Ltd., Pantybuarth Mine, near Mold
John Roberts
4
6
Lead Ore
Pant-y-Pydew
Holywell
Exors. of late John N. Brown, Highfield Road, Moseley, Birmingham
William Wasley
0
2
Lead Ore
Pennant
St. Asaph
Alfred E. Ann, Tower Chambers, Finsbury Pavement, London, E.C.

0
5
Lead Ore
Pentre Halkyn
Pentre Halkyn, Holywell
John Hewitt, Fern Bank, Hyde, Cheshire, and James Brierly, Upper New Walk, Leicester
Edwin Harper


Lead Ore. Suspended
Penybryn
Halkyn
Penybryn Halkyn Lead Mining Co. Ltd., 14, Batavia Buildings, Hackins Hey, Liverpool
Edwin Harper
16
8
Lead Ore
Penyrhenblas
Halkyn, Holywell
Pentyrhenblas Mine Syndicate, Halkyn, near Holywell
Matthew Francis
2
0
Lead Ore
Plantation Tunnel
Holway, Holywell
Urias Bromley and Co., Perth-y-Terfyn, Holywell
Edward Jones
3
0
Lead and Zinc Ore
Plas Winter
Halkyn, Holywell
Plas Winter Mining Co. Ltd., 8, Old Bank Buildings, Chester
Goodman Ellis


Lead Ore. Suspended
Prince David
Holywell
Robert Thomas and others, Bryn Offa, Holywell
Robert Thomas


Lead Ore. Suspended
Pwll Gwynlan
Halkyn, Holywell
Richard Evans and Co., Brookfield, Oakenholt, Flint



Lead Ore. Suspended
Rhosesmor
Halkyn, Holywell
Rhosesmor Mine Limited, Wakefield and Enock, Secretaries, 16, Corn Exchange Chambers, Chester
Matthew Francis
18
11
Lead Ore
Saithaelwyd
Holywell
H. Hotchkiss, The Grove, Holywell
H. Hotchkiss
2
0
Lead and Zinc Ore. Abandoned Dec. 1896
South Halkyn and Rhydymwyn
Mold
South Halkyn and Rhydymwyn Mining Co. Ltd., Halkyn, Holywell
Matthew Francis
40
20
Lead Ore
South Llynypandy (formerly Rhydalun)
Rhydymwyn, Mold
South Llynypandy Mine Co., Rhydymwyn, Mold
Matthew Francis
20
5
Lead Ore
South West Milwr
Brynford, Holywell
Llewelyn Jones, Brynford, Holywell



Lead Ore. Started April 1897
Talacre
Gronant, Prestatyn
Talacre District Mining and Drainage Co. Ltd., Gronant, Holywell
Thomas Edwards
16
18
Lead and Zinc Ore
Trelogan
Mostyn
Brunner, Mond, and Co. Ltd., Trelogan Mine, Llanasa, near Holywell
John Roberts
23
30

West Trelogan
Mostyn Station
Robert Evans and others, Slate Works, Rhyl
Robert Evans
2
0
Lead Ore
Total
535
364

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