Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Carnarvonshire'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 Carnarvonshire, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Agent
Workers
Minerals Worked
U/G
Sur.
Aberllyn
Bettws-y-Coed
Brunner, Mond and Co. Ltd., Aberllyn, Bettws-y-Coed, R.S.O.
C. Kneebone
11
5
Lead and Zinc Ore
Brynkir or Gilfach
Brynkir Station
Brynkir Gold Exploration Syndicate Ltd., in Liquidation, St. Mawes, R.S.O., Cornwall

0
1

Bwlch
Deganwy
Thomas Barker, Plas Gogarth, Llandudno

4
0
Antimony Ore
Cae Coch
Trefriw
North Wales Sulphur Mining Co. Ltd., Trefriw, R.S.O.
J.L. Tunstall


Iron Pyrites. Suspended.
Coed-mawr Pool
Bettws-y-Coed
William Jones, Mount Pleasant, Bettws-y-Coed, R.S.O.

0
2
Lead Ore
Cyffty
Llanrwst
Owen Evans, Clynog Farm, near Conway
Owen Evans
1
0
Lead Ore
Drws-y-Coed
Nantlle Station
Mineral Estates Corporation, 2, Old Sarjeants Inn, London
Geo. F. Tippett
14
20
Copper Ore
Hafna
Llanrwst
New North Wales United Mines, Hafna Mine, Llanrwst
J. Demaret
0
1
Lead and Zinc Ore
Pantgwyn
Abersoch
Pantgwyn Mining Company, Abersoch, Pwllheli
Alfred Evans


Lead Ore. Suspended.
Parc (formerly De Eresby)
Llanwrst
Parc Lead and Zinc Mining Co. Ltd., Billiter Square Buildings, London, E.C.
Charles Kneebone
22
16
Lead and Zinc Ore
Prince Llewelyn
Dolwyddelen
Prince Llewelyn Co. Ltd., Dolwyddelen
David E. Davies
8
39
Slate
Rhiw (or Sugarloaf)
Rhiw
G.J. Snelus, Ennerdale Hall, Frizington, Cumberland
G.J. Snelus
3
1
Manganese Ore
Rhiwbach (New Quarry)
Penmachno
Rhiwbach Slate Quarry Owners, Portmadoc
H. Humphris
16
63
Slate
Snowdon
Snowdon Mountain
North Wales United Mines Company Limited, Llanberis

22
7
Copper Ore
Symdde Dylluan (formerly Carnarvon Copper)
Drws-y-Coed
Exors. of the late John Thomas, Auctioneer, Carnarvon
William Thomas
0
1
Copper Ore
Trecastell (formerly Llangelynin)
Conway
W.R. Bailey, Trecastell Mine, Conway
Owen Evans
25
27
Lead and Zinc Ore
Welsh Foxdale (formerly Pandora)
Llanrwst
Welsh Foxdale Mine Limited, Trefriw, R.S.O.
Stephen Roberts
0
3
Zinc Ore
Total
126
186

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