Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

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

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From the Tables compiled by W. Beattie Scott, H.M.Inspector for the South Stafford District in his Report for 1896


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

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Manager

Under-
Manager
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarks
U/G
Sur.
Abberley
Stourport
W. Norwood, Abberley, Stourport


22
5
Coal, H & M

Baptist End
Dudley
Baptist End Colliery Co., Baptist End, Dudley




Coal, M
Standing
Brades
Oldbury
Jno. Beasley, Church Street, Oldbury


14
4
Coal, M

Buckets Leasow
Mamble
Edward Aston, Mamble, Bewdley


14
6
Coal, H & M

Buffery, Old
Dudley
The Mines Drainage Commissioners, Trindle, Dudley
W.B. Collis, Agent




Pumping Station
Cradley
Cradley
Joseph King and Co., Netherend, Stourbridge
Jas. Shakespeare

47
28
Coal, M, & Ironstone

Delph, Lower
Cradley
Harper and Moores, Lower Delph, Stourbridge
W. Ivan Smith
Z. Greenway
60
10
Fireclay & Coal, M

Dudley Wood
Netherton
Noah Hingley and Sons, Netherton, Dudley
W. Davies
J.R. Danks
49
16
Coal, M & S, & Ironstone

Hawne, New
Halesowen
S. Garratt and Sons, New British Collieries, Old Hill, Staffordshire
W.H. Chapman
Jno. Chapman
158
71
Coal, M & S

Hawne, Old
Halesowen
Witley Colliery Co., Halesowen, Birmingham





Pumping Station
Hayes, and Hayes, Lower
Lye
Mobberley and Perry, Hayes, Stourbridge


14
6
Fireclay

Hill Bank
Cradley
King Bros., Netherend, Stourbridge


6
5
Fireclay

Hill's Field
Stourbridge
Timmis Bros., Hills Field, Stourbridge
G.H. Timmis
George Hill
18
12
Coal, M, & Fireclay

Hollins
Pensax
S. Yarnold, Pensax, Stourport


19
7
Coal, M

Homer Hill
Cradley
S. Evers and Sons, Homer Hill, Cradley
W.B. Collis

23
15
Coal, M, & Fireclay

Hungary Hill
Stourbridge
Rufford and Co. Ltd., Hungary Hill, Stourbridge
J. Bullock

79
23
Coal, M, & Fireclay
J.R.A. Mathew, Secretary
Longmeadow
Stourbridge
Titford Colliery Co., Blackheath, near Dudley
Joseph Pearson

31
10
Coal, M

Lye
Lye
Hickman and Co., Lye, Stourbridge


28
15
Coal, M, & Fireclay

Mamble
Mamble
Edward Aston, Mamble, Bewdley


12
5
Coal, H & M

Mill
Bayton
W. Wyatt, Bayton, Cleobury Mortimer


4
2
Coal, H & M

Mud Hall
Dudley
Dudley Colliery Co., Dudley
E. Alderson
S. Golding
77
24
Coal, M, & Ironstone

Netherend
Netherend
King Bros., Netherend, Stourbridge


25
19
Coal, M, & Fireclay

Netherton
Dudley
George H. Dunn, Netherton, Dudley
G.H. Dunn
Thos. Tranter
73
11
Coal, M

Netherton Old
Dudley
M. and W. Grazebrook, Netherton, Dudley
A.W. Grazebrook
Isaac Emms
96
47
Coal, M & S, & Ironstone

Newbury lane
Oldbury
Newbury Lane Colliery Co., Oldbury
J.W. Growcott
S. Growcott
107
27
Coal, M, & Ironstone

Old Hall
Bewdley





Coal, H & M
Standing
Old Level
Brierley Hill
Martin and Millichip, Brierley Hill, near Dudley


7
4
Coal and Ironstone

Park Hall
Oldbury
John Baker, Churchbridge, Oldbury


20
4
Coal, M

Parkhead
Dudley
S. Garratt and Son, Round Oak, Dudley


19
6
Coal, M

Rockmoor
Bewdley
J.C. Dalley, Rockmoor, Bewdley
J.T. Whitehouse

29
8
Coal, H & M

Rowley Station
Rowley Regis
Rowley Station Colliery Co., Blackheath, near Dudley
W. Ivan Smith
E. Simpson
102
25
Coal, M

Saltwell, including Nos. 1, 6, 10, 19, 20, 25, 27, and 28 Pits
Netherton
The Earl of Dudley, Priory Offices, Dudley. (G.H. Claughton, Agent)
C.F.E. Griffiths
Chas. Simpson
377
152
Coal, M & S, & Ironstone

Samson
Oldbury
Mansell and Davies, Newbury Lane, Oldbury
J.H. Price
C. Peacock
65
13
Coal, M, & Ironstone

Shakenhurst
Bayton
W.L. Viggars, Bayton, Cleobury Mortimer


11
5
Coal, H & M

Springfield
Dudley
Springfield Colliery Co., Kates Hill, Dudley
Jno. Laxton
J. Potter
40
10
Coal, M, & Ironstone

Tansley Hill
Dudley
W.G. Cumming, Tansley Hill, Dudley


12
4
Coal, M, & Ironstone

Thornleigh
Dudley
Stourbridge Glazed Brick and Fireclay Co., Blowers Green, Dudley
G.W. Waring

30
9
Coal, M, & Fireclay

Witley
Halesowen
Witley Colliery Co., Halesowen, Birmingham
H.H. Jackson

190
55
Coal, H & M

Woodside
Dudley
Cochrane and Co., Woodside, Dudley
T. Oakes
T.E. Lloyd, jun.
100
31
Coal, M, & Ironstone

Yew Tree Hill
Netherton
Doulton and Co., Rowley Regis, Dudley


9
0
Coal, M, & Fireclay

Total
1987
694

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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