Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

(Part of) Lanark's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Coal Mines

Britain's Active Mining History Society

From the Tables compiled by J.B. Atkinson, H.M.Inspector for the East Scotland District in his Report for 1896


List of Mines worked under the Coal Mines Regulation Act, in Lanark (part of), during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Manager

Under-
Manager
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarks (Seam of Coal worked, &c)
U/G
Sur.
Allanshaw
Hamilton
Allanshaw Coal Co., Hamilton
Joseph Park
Geo. Gray
135
58
Coal, G, H, M & S

Allanton
Ferniegare
William Barr and Sons, Hamilton
Adam Brown

164
67
Coal, G, H, M & S

Allanton
Morningside
Morningside Coal Co., Newmains
John Gray

110
20
Coal, H, M & S
Arden
Longriggend
William Black and Sons, Stanrigg, Airdrie
James Prentice
A. Simpson
75
13
Coal, G, H, M & S, Ironstone

Asahgill
Ayr Road
Brand and Co., Larkhall
Thos. Gardner
Robt. Gardner
50
8
Coal, H, M & S

Auchenheath
Auchenheath
Munro and Sinclair, Auchenheath
Alexr. Sinclair

6
2
Coal, G, Ironstone

Auchinstilloch
Auchinstilloch
Cairntable Gas Coal Co. Ltd., 75, Bothwell St., Glasgow
Jno. Anderson

1
1
Coal, G, M & S

Auchlochan
Coalburn
W.C.S. Cunningham, Lesmahagow
John Neil
J. Hamilton
184
39
Coal, G, M & S, Fireclay

Auldton
Ayr Road
Brand and Co., Larkhall
Thos. Gardner
Robt. Gardner
81
16
Coal, H, M & S

Alton
Alton Heights
W. & R. Waddell, Lesmahagow




Coal, G, M & S

Avondale
Stonehouse
Avondale Coal Co., Drumshangie, Airdrie
W. Stevenson
Joseph Strang
66
11
Coal, H, M & S
Avonhead
Longriggend
Avonhead Coal Co., Longriggend, Airdrie
Rob. Rae

89
11
Coal, G, H, M & S

Badallan
Fauldhouse
A. Hamilton and Sons, Fauldhouse




Coal, H, M & S
Standing
Bailliesmuir
Newmains
Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., Newmains
John Wardlaw
Dan Muir
56
9
Coal, H, M & S

Bankend
Coalburn
Lesmahagow Coal Co. Ltd., Lesmahagow
Jno. Lancaster
E. Cook
137
67
Coal, G, M & S

Bankend
Coalburn
John Williamson, Lesmahagow


8

Coal, M

Barblues
Plains
A. & G. Anderson, Plains, Airdrie
Alex. Simmons

124
24
Coal, H, M & S

Barncluith
Hamilton
Archibald Russell, Greenfield, Hamilton
James Salmond
Wm. Frew
254
54
Coal, G, H, M & S

Baton
Shotts
Morningside Coal Co., Newmains
W.G. Morton

56
15
Coal, H, M & S

Batonrigg
Shotts
Morningside Coal Co., Newmains
W.G. Morton

160
22
Coal, H, M & S

Bellfield
Coalburn
William Barr and Sons, Allanton, Hamilton
John Finnie

207
39
Coal, G, M & S

Bellsdyke
Airdrie
Bellsdyke Coal Co., Airdrie
And. Pettigrew

145
19
Coal, H, M & S

Benhar
West Benhar
Robert Addie and Sons Ltd., Whitburn
Alexr. Williamson
Thos. Ritchie
30
5
Coal, H, M & S, Ironstone

Benhar
West Benhar
Niddrie and Benhar Coal Co. Ltd., Whitburn
Donald Rowan
And. Ramsay
165
63
Coal, H, M & S, Ironstone

Bent
Hamilton
Bent Colliery Co. Ltd, Hamilton
Arch. Blyth

386
107
Coal, G, H, M & S

Beggarford
Omoa
Robert Young's Trustees, Greenhill, by Holytown
Jno. McDonald
Alexr. Ramsay
34
7
Coal, G, H, M & S

Birkenshaw
Larkhall
Birkenshaw Coal Co., Larkhall


2
2
Coal, H, M & S, Fireclay

Birkrigg
Ayr Road
Darngavil Coal Co. Ltd., Airdrie
John Barr

61
12
Coal, H, M & S

Blackridge
Chapelhall
Blackridge Coal Co., Salsburgh, Holytown
Jas. Houston

19
2
Coal, H, M & S

Bog
Larkhall
Hamilton, McCulloch and Co., Larkhall
J.W. Walker
Jno. Thornton
211
65
Coal, G, H, M & S

Bothwellshields
Salsburgh
J. Watchman, Chapelhall, Airdrie




Coal, H, M & S
Standing
Braehead
Fauldhouse
John Nimmo and Son, St. Giles St., Edinburgh
Alexr. Hill

20
2


Braidenhill
Glenmavis
Ferrier and Strain, Rigg, Airdrie
A. Ferguson

54
14
Coal, H, M & S

Broadrigg, No. 5
Longriggend
John Nimmo and Sons, Balquatstone, Slamannan
A. Chambers

50
6
Coal, H, M & S

Broomhill
Larkhall
Broomhill Coal Co., Larkhall
Arch. Wilson

15
2
Coal, H, M & S

Brownhill
Cleland
Barr and Higgins, 75, Bothwell St., Glasgow
Thos. Lithgow
David Brown
31
10
Coal, H, M & S

Brownlee
Law
Archibald Russell, Greenfield, Hamilton
James Hastie
Rob. Watt
190
43
Coal, H, M & S

Brownrigg
Longriggend
McCracken Bros. Greengairs, Airdrie
Geo. Harrison

25
3
Coal, H, M & S

Brownyside
Plains
William Black and Sons, Stanrigg, Airdrie
Jas. Clerland

245
30
Coal, H, M & S

Cadzow
Hamilton
Cadzow Coal Co. Ltd., Hamilton
Jas. Macvie

687
146
Coal, G, H, M & S

Calderhead
Shotts
Andrew Darling, Shotts


6
2
Coal, G, H, M & S

Cambusnethan
Wishaw
Thomas Barr, Wishaw
Wm. Twaddle
Wm. Little
49
14
Coal, H, M & S

Cameron
Greengairs
Cameron Coal Co., Airdrie
W.S. Russell

25
2
Coal, H, M & S

Carbarns
Wishaw
Wm. Hudspith and Co., Wishaw
Henry Danks

6
3
Coal, H & M

Castlehill
Carluke
Shotts Iron Co., Shotts
Isaac Love

173
35
Coal, H, M & S

Chapel
Newmains
Thomas Gray, Morningside, Newmains
D. Gray

57
9
Coal, H, M & S

Climpy
Forth
Climpy Coal Co., Forth, Lanark
William Wilson

109
19
Coal, G, M & S

Clyde
Hamilton
Wilson's and Clydr Coal Co. Lrd, Hamilton
James Wyper
Geo. Scott
455
82
Coal, G, H, M & S

Clydesdale
Wishaw
Gavin Whitelaw, Wishaw
Jno. Miller

114
37
Coal, H, M & S

Coatdyke
Airdrie
Jonathan Hyslop, Airdrie House, Airdrie


1
1
Coal, M

Collyshot
Newmains
Coltness Iron Co., Ltd., Newmains
John Wardlaw
Jno. Scott
108
18
Coal, G, H, M & S, Ironstone

Cornsilloch
Ayr Road
Archibald Russell, Greenfield, Hamilton
Jno. Henderson

382
72
Coal, G, H, M & S

Currieside
Shotts
R. Sneddon, Shotts
R. Sneddon

16
5
Coal, G

Dalquhandy
Coalburn
Waddell and Son, Lesmahagow
Jas. Allardice
Jno. Dunn
132
23
Coal, G, M & S

Darngavil
Airdrie
Darngavil Coal Co. Ltd., Airdrie
Peter King
D. Burt
277
27
Coal, H, M & S

Dewshill
Harthill
Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., Newmains
John Jeffrey
W. Moffat
98
34
Coal, H, M & S

Douglas
Ponfeigh, Lanark
Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., Newmains
Douglas Jackson

19
8
Sinking
Sinking
Drumbrow
Longriggend
James Gemmell, Longriggend, Airdrie
Jas. R. Benson

50
7
Coal, H, M & S

Drumshangie
Airdrie
Drumshangie Coal Co., Airdrie
Wm. Stevenson

105
14
Coal, H, M & S

Dunsyston
Clarkston
Summerlee and Mossend Iron and Steel Co., Coatbridge
D.M. Mowatt
H. Simpson
145
18
Coal, H, M & S

Duntilland
Salsburgh
Andrew Danks, Holytown
A. Danks

8
4
Coal, H, M & S

Duntilland
Salsburgh
Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., Newmains
John Jeffrey
Wm. Prentice
82
8
Coal, H, M & S

Dykehead
Larkhall
Summerlee and Mossend Iron and Steel Co., Coatbridge
John Nivison

272
45
Coal, G, H, M & S

Earnock
Hamilton
John Watson Ltd., Hamilton
Thomas Stevenson
Wm. Richardson
673
176
Coal, G, H, M & S

Eddlewood
Hamilton
John Watson Ltd., Hamilton
Thos. Thomson
D. Paterson, Jno. McMillan
336
104
Coal, G, H, M & S

Fairhill
Hamilton
Archibald Russell, Greenfield, Hamilton
Jas. Salmond
Jno. Kelso
250
72
Coal, G, H, M & S

Fairholm
Larkhall
Larkhall and Fairholm Collieries Co., Larkhall
W. Hogg
R. Walker, A. Taylor
101
18
Coal, H, M & S

Ferniegare
Hamilton
Archibald Russell, Greenfield, Hamilton
Walter Gibb
David Smith
270
51
Coal, G, H, M & S

Fortisset
Shotts
James Scobbie and Co., Fortisset, by Holytown
F. Danks

54
9
Coal, H, M & S

Garrelwood and Southfield
Blackwood
J.B. Dalziel and Co., Lesmahagow

Alexr. Caldwell
31
8
Coal, G, M & S

Garriongill
Wishaw
Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., Newmains
D. Jackson
Jno. Louden
37
15
Coal, H, M & S

Gartness
Airdrie
Gartness Coal Co. Ltd., Airdrie
James Ritchie

173
25
Coal, H, M & S

Glebe
Douglas
Thomas Grierson, Douglas
Jno. Dalziel

13
3
Coal, H, M & S

Glenboig
Glenboig
Glenboig Union Fireclay Co. Ltd., Glenboig
William Reid
Hugh Sloan
116
14
Fireclay

Glentore, West
Greengairs
Strone Colliery Co., 21, Bothwell St., Glasgow
Walter Sommerville

28
6
Coal, H, M & S

Glespin
Douglas
Robert Swann, Rigside, Douglas
Robert Weir

116
29
Coal, H, M & S

Green
Wishaw
William Hudspith and Co., Wishaw
Henry Danks

23
9
Coal, G, H, M & S

Greenfield
Hamilton
Archibald Russel, Greenfield, Hamilton
James Hastie
D. Stalker
673
154
Coal, G, H, M & S

Greengairs
Greengairs
Armadale Coal Co. Ltd., 196, St. Vincent St., Glasgow
Alex. Baillie

43
4
Coal, h, M & S

Greenhill
Omoa
Robert Young's Trustees, Greenhill, by Holytown
Jno. M'Donald
L. Russell
74
11
Coal, H, M & S

Hallcraig
Carluke
Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., Newmains
D. Jackson


2

Pumping
Hareshaw
Omoa
Hareshaw Coal Co., Cleland
W. Higgins, jun.

53
7
Coal, H, M & S

Harthill
Armadale
Jas. Wood Ltd., Bathville, Armadale
Rob. Wilson
J. Barrowman
87
16
Coal, H, M & S, Ironstone

Hassockrigg
West Benhar
Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., Newmains
Jas. Anderson
Jas. Lindsay
158
35
Coal, H, M & S

Haywood
Auchengray
Haywood Gas Coal Co., Haywood, by Lanark
Alexr. Robertson

320
65
Coal, G, M & S

Heather Bell
Hartwoodhill
Alexr. Bennet, Dykehead, Shotts
Alexr. Bennet

5
3
Coal, G, M & S

Herdshill
Newmains
Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., Newmains
Jno. Wardlaw
Rob. Scott
200
18
Coal, H, M & S, Fireclay

Hill
Netherburn
James Gemmell, Hill Colliery, Netherburn, by Hamilton
Jas. R. Benson
David M. Ritchie
54
15
Coal, H, M & S

Hillhouserigg
Shotts
Hillhouserigg Coal Co. Ltd, Shotts
Jas. Penman

103
16
Coal, G, H, M & S

Home Ferm
Larkhall
Hamilton, M'Culloch and Co., Larkhall
J.W. Walker
Jno. Campbell
262
31
Coal, G, H, M & S

Kepplehill and Tarbrax
Shotts
Turners Ltd.
Jas. Goldie
Wm. Kennedy
103
17
Coal, H, M & S

Kippsbyre
Airdrie
Strain Bros., 16, St. Enoch Square, Glasgow


28
5
Coal, H, M & S

Knownoble
Cleland
Kerr and Mitchell, Glencleland, Wishaw
Wm. Forsyth
Andw. Nicol
63
14
Coal, H, M & S

Knownoblehill
Cleland
Robert Dick, Cleland
Rob. Dick

11
4
Coal, G, H, M & S
Standing
Ladylands
Shotts
Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., Newmains
Wm. Jeffrey
Jas. Cowie
77
19
Coal, H, M & S, Ironstone

Law
Carluke
Wilson's and Clyde Coal Co. Ltd., Carluke
Rob. M'Neil

297
34
Coal, G, H, M & S

Linridge
Newhouse
Linridge Coal Co., Holytown
S. Anderson

72
14
Coal, G, H, M & S

Linrigg
Newhouse
Linrigg Coal Co. Ltd., Holytown
Jno. Park

94
16
Coal, H, M & S

Little Drumgray
Greengairs
Little Drumgray Coal Co., High Riggend, Airdrie


4
2
Coal, H, M & S

Longlee
Netherburn
Wm. Barr and Sons, Allanton, Hamilton
Adam Brown
S. Clarkson
10
3
Coal, G, H, M & S
Standing
Longridge
Stonehouse
W. Reynolds, Vicars Road, Stonehouse


3
1
Coal, H, M & S

Longrigg
Longriggend
Jas. Nimmo and Co. Ltd., Bothwell St., Glasgow
Jno. Murray

344
67
Coal, H, M & S

Longrigg, West
Longriggend
James Gemmell, Longriggend, Airdrie
Jas. R. Benson

83
19
Coal, G, H, M & S

Longriggend
Longriggend
Jas. Nimmo and Co. Ltd, Bothwell St., Glasgow
George Brown

427
55
Coal, H, M & S

Machan
Larkhall
Hugh Train, Larkhall
Hugh Train

22
3
Coal, H, M & S

Mainbank
Shotts
George Burt, West Drumgray, Airdrie
George Wilson

11
4
Coal, G, H, M & S
Abandoned
Meadowfield
Longriggend
William Black and Sons, Stanrigg, Airdrie
Jas. Prentice
Archd. Simpson
17
4
Coal, H, M & S

Merryton
Larkhall
Merryton Coal Co., Hamilton
Jno. M'Bride

207
54
Coal, G, H, M & S

Monkland
Airdrie
Calderbank Steel and Coal Co. Ltd., Calderbank, Airdrie
Jno. Jack

125
14
Coal, H, M & S

Morningside
Newmains
Morningside Coal Co., Newmains
John Gray



Coal, G, H, M & S, Fireclay
Standing
Mossband
Newhouse
Linridge Coal Co., Holytown
S. Anderson

90
12
Coal, H, M & S

Motherwell
Motherwell
John Watson Ltd., Motherwell
Jas. Bain

385
63
Coal, G, H, M & S

Murdostoun
Cleland
John McAndrew and Co., Cleland
A. Kerr

100
21
Coal, H, M & S

Neilsland
Hamilton
John Watson Ltd., Hamilton
Thos. Thomson
Thos. Jamieson
95
37
Coal, H, M & S

Netherburn
Netherburn
Netherburn Coal Co.
Rob. Houston

12
2
Coal, H, M & S

Netherton
Auchinheath
John Howie, Auchinheath
James Brown

6
6
Coal, G

Newhouserigg
Larkhall
Robt. Grant and Son, Lochside, Larkhall
Robt. Grant

14
8


Pather
Wishaw
Cole and Gibb, Wishaw


2
2
Coal, H, M & S

Poneil
Coalburn
Arneil Bros., Lesmahagow


6
1
Coal, M
Standing
Quarter
Hamilton
Colin Dunlop and Co., Quarter, Hamilton
Jas. Munro

645
99
Coal, G, H, M & S

Raebog
Airdrie
Raebog Coal Co., Airdrie
Hugh Ferguson

10
2
Coal, H & M

Rawyards
Airdrie
Rawyards Colliery Co. Ltd., Airdrie
John Wilson

24
11
Coal, H, M & S
Abandoned
Rawyards Brickworks
Airdrie
A. Frew and Co., Airdrie




Coal, M
Standing
Rigg
Airdrie
Ferrier and Strain, Rigg, Airdrie
Hugh Strain
Jno. Black
53
9
Coal, H, M & S

Rigside
Douglas
Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., Newmains
W.M. Muir

46
14
Coal, H, M & S

Rochsolloch
Airdrie
Jno. Agnew, 55, Bath St., Glasgow
James Greig

81
10
Coal, H, M & S

Ross
Hamilton
Thomas Barr, Hamilton
Wm. Twaddle
T. Nesbit
108
30
Coal, H, M & S

Ross
Hamilton
Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., Newmains
W. Vallance
G. Pollock
156
23
Coal, G, H, M & S

Roughrigg
Longriggend
Robert Forrester, Longriggend, Airdrie
Jas. Mackay
A. Strachan
93
10
Coal, H, M & S

Ryding
Airdrie
A. and J. Russell, Airdrie
A. McBroom

23
5
Coal, H, M & S

Shawfield
Carluke
Wilson's and Clyde Coal Co. Ltd., Carluke
Rob. McNeil

245
69
Coal, G, H, M & S

Shawsburn
Ayr Road
W. and D. Sym, Larkhall
W. Sym
Wm. Scott
30
4
Coal, H, M & S

Shawsrigg
Ayr Road
Shawsrigg Fireclay and Enamelling Co. Ltd., 49, Jamaica St., Glasgow
B. Neilson

13
4
Coal, H, M & S, Fireclay

Shieldhill
Carluke
Milton Coal Co., Carluke
Peter Milligan

20
4
Coal, H, M & S

Shotts
Shotts
Shotts Iron Co., Shotts
Jno. Paul
W. Kennedy
171
22
Coal, H, M & S

Skellyton
Larkhall
Larkhall and Fairholm Collieries Co., Larkhall
W. Hogg

83
11
Coal, H, M & S

Southrigg
Westcraigs
A.M. Graham, Armadale
Jno. Wark
J. Wilson
106
15
Coal, M & S

Springbank
Clarkston
Springbank Colliery Co. Ltd., Airdrie
Rob. Love

178
39
Coal, H, M & S
Stanrigg
Clarkston
William Black and Sons, Stanrigg, Airdrie
Jas. Prentice
W. Wilson
172
30
Coal, H, M & S, Ironstone
Stonecraigs
Newmains
Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., Newmains
Jno. Wardlaw
Jas. Lindsay
0
21

Pumping and Coalwasher, &c.
Struther
Larkhall
Struther Coal Co., 52, Robertson St., Glasgow
W.M. Kilpatrick

103
22
Coal, H, M & S

Sunnyside
Cleland
Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., Newmains
Jno. Wardlaw
Thos. Ritchie
58
18
Coal, G, H, M & S

Swinhill
Stonehouse
George Miller and Sons, Larkhall
Jas. Shearer

115
26
Coal, C, H, M & S

Tarbrax
Tarbrax
Caledonian Mineral Oil Co. Ltd., Cobbinshaw
John Allan
J. Crawford
150
16
Oil Shale

Thornlea
Wishaw
John Leggat and Sons, Wishaw
J. Leggat

10
2
Coal, H, M & S

Udston
Hamilton
Udston Coal Co. Ltd., Hamilton
James Gavin

226
34
Coal, H, M & S

Viewfield
Cobbingshaw
Caledonian Mineral Oil Co. Ltd., 21, St. Vincent St., Glasgow
John Allan

41
5


Watsonfoot
Morningside
Thomas Gray, Morningside, Newmains
D. Gray

68
12
Coal, H, M & S

Waterloo
Wishaw
Waterloo Coal Co., Wishaw

Wm. Neilson
9
2
Coal, H, M & S

Westallan
Fauldhouse
Grant Bros. and Co., Fauldhouse
D. Marlin



Coal, M & S
Standing
Westcraigs
Harthill
A. & G. Anderson, Plains, Airdrie
A. Simmons
J. Kilpatrick
56
7
Coal, H, M & S

West Drumgray
Airdrie
George Burt, West Drumgray, Airdrie
Geo. Wilson

18
5
Coal, H, M & S
Abandoned
Westrigg
Westcraigs
James Wood Ltd., Bathville, Armadale
Jas. Russell
Geo. Buchanan
221
62
Coal, C, H, M & S, Ironstone

Westtown
Coalburn
Lesmahagow Coal Co. Ltd., Lesmahagow
Jno. Lancaster
E. Cook
87
36
Coal, G, M & S

Whiterigg
Whiterigg
William Black and Sons, Stanrigg, Airdrie
Jas. Prentice
W. Paterson
10
2
Coal, H, M & S

Wilsontown
Forth
William Dixon Ltd., Calder, Coatbridge
R. Thomson
W. Watson
107
39
Coal, C, M & S

Wishaw
Wishaw
Glasgow Iron and Steel Co. Ltd., Wishaw
Wm. Smith

169
37
Coal, H, M & S

Woodside
Netherburn
Woodside Coal Co., Netherburn, by Hamilton
Jno. Wardrop

98
23
Coal, H, M & S

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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