Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

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

Britain's Active Mining History Society

From the Tables compiled by Henry Hall, H.M.Inspector for the Liverpool District in his Report for 1896


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

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Manager

Under-
Manager
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarks
U/G
Sur.
Abernant Drift
Ruabon
J.C. Edwards, Trevor, Ruabon
Jenkin Humphreys

8
3
Coal, M

Bersham, "Nos. 1 & 2"
Wrexham
Bersham Colliery Co. Ltd., Wrexham
Henry Brown

627
84
Coal

Black Park
Chirk
Black Park Colliery Co. Ltd., Chirk
Edmund Plunkett
Thomas Davies
410
50
Coal, H & S

Brymbo
Wrexham
Brymbo Co., Wrexham
Edward Griffiths

157
28
Coal

Brynkinalt
Chirk
Messrs. W.Y. Craig and Sons, Chirk
Morris Kyffin
Amos Daniels
381
78
Coal, H & S

Brynmally, "Nos. 1 & 3"
Wrexham
Thomas Clayton, Brynmally, Wrexham
G.F. Povah
Richard Drinan
210
45
Coal

Delph, "No. 3"
Ruabon
Henry Wyndham, Acrefair, Ruabon


18
3
Coal, M

Erwlwydd
Ruabon
Ruabon Glazed Brick and Fireclay Co. Ltd., Rhos, Ruabon
John Edwards

26
6
Coal, M

Ffrwd, "Nos. 1 & 3"
Wrexham
James Sparrow and Son, Ffrwd, Wrexham
Lewis Williams

220
26
Coal, H & S

Gatewen
Wrexham
Broughton and Plaspower Coal Co. Ltd., Wrexham
G.J. Findlay
Richard Price
427
95
Coal

Gwersyllt
Wrexham
Westminster Brymbo Coal and Coke Co. Ltd., Wrexham
Ellis Evans



Coal
Pumping
Hafod-y-Bwch, "No. 1"
Ruabon
Ruabon Coal and Coke Co. Ltd., Ruabon
Enoch Jones

555
135
Coal

Hafod-y-Bwch, "No. 2"
Ruabon
Ruabon Coal and Coke Co. Ltd., Ruabon
John Edwards

441
135
Coal

Llay Hall
Wrexham
E.S. Clarke, Oak Alyn, Gwersyllt, Wrexham
Samuel J. Young

276
84
Coal, H & S

Llay Hall Drift
Wrexham
E.S. Clarke, Oak Alyn, Gwersyllt, Wrexham


5
2
Fireclay

New Broughton
Wrexham
Thomas Clayton, Brynmally, Wrexham
G.F. Povah
Samuel Cunnah
223
33
Coal

Penbedw
Ruabon
H.R. Bowers, Acrefair, Ruabon


15
5
Coal, M

Pentre Vram
Wrexham
John Williams and Co., Pentre Vram Colliery, Coedpoeth, Wrexham


3
2
Coal, H

Plaskynaston
Ruabon
Wynnstay Collieries Co. Ltd., Ruabon
Isaac Jones
Robert Taylor
143
37
Coal

Plaspower
Wrexham
Broughton and Plaspower Coal Co. Ltd., Wrexham
G.J. Findlay
William Jones
734
138
Coal
Discontinued
Rhos Pit
Ruabon
J.C. Edwards, Trevor, Ruabon
Jenkin Humphreys

19
4
Coal, M

Smelt
Wrexham
Brymbo Co., Wrexham
Edward Griffiths

10
2
Coal

Talwrn
Wrexham
Vron Colliery Co. Ltd., Wrexham
Joan Powell
John Griffiths
26
9
Coal

Trefynant
Ruabon
J.C. Edwards, Trevor, Ruabon
Jenkin Humphreys

12
3
Coal, H & M

Vauxhall
Ruabon
Vauxhall Colliery Co. Ltd., Ruabon
George Saint

361
64
Coal, H & S

Vron
Wrexham
Vron Colliery Co. Ltd., Wrexham
John Powell
John Griffiths
198
68
Coal

Westminster, "Nos. 3 and 4"
Wrexham
Westminster Brymbo Coal and Coke Co. Ltd., Wrexham
Ellis Evans

366
130
Coal

Westminster, "No. 5"
Wrexham
Westminster Brymbo Coal and Coke Co. Ltd., Wrexham
Ellis Evans

289
25
Coal

Wrexham, "Nos. 1 and 2"
Wrexham
Wrexham and Acton Colliery Co. Ltd., Wrexham
John Newton
Thomas Jones; Edward Jones; Thomas Gibbons
528
106
Coal

Wynnstay, "Nos. 1 and 2"
Ruabon
Wynnstay Collieries Co. Ltd., Ruabon
Isaac Jones
Joseph Halliday
660
153
Coal

Total
7347
1553

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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