Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

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

Britain's Active Mining History Society

From the Tables compiled by J.M. Ronaldson, H.M.Inspector for the West Scotland District in his Report for 1896


List of Mines worked under the Coal Mines Regulation Act, in Lanarkshire (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.
Aitkenhead
Glasgow
George Crookston and Son, Mount Florida, Glasgow
James Crookstone, sen

43
25
Coal, G, H & M

Auchinraith
Blantyre
Merry and Cunninghame Ltd., Blantyre
John Menzies
George Wilson
Andrew Wilson
340
148
Coal, H, M & S

Bardykes
Cambuslang
Merry and Cunninghame Ltd., Newton
Robert Seggie

351
108
Coal, M

Barlinnie
Millerston
John Allan and Son, Parkhead
John Allan



Coal, S, Fireclay
Discontinued
Bartonshill
Baillieston
Wm. Baird and Co, Baillieston
James Smith
Joseph Burt
142
22
Coal, H & M, Fireclay

Blackhill
Bishopbriggs
Summerlee and Mossend Iron and Steel Co., Maryhill
John Halliday

129
28
Coal, S, Ironstone

Blantyre
High Blantyre
William Dixon Ltd., Blantyre
S. Thomas
James Barr, No. 1 Pit
John Kyle, No. 2 and 3 Pits
John Graham, No. 4 Pit
438
110
Coal, H & M

Blantyre Ferme
Uddingston
A.G. Moore and Co., Uddingston
Wm. Watson

74
21
Coal, H, M & S

Bothwell Castle, Nos. 1 & 2 Pits
Bothwell
Wm. Baird and Co. Ltd, Bothwell
Jas. Lawrie

279
60
Coal, H & M

Bothwell Castle, Nos. 3 & 4 Pits
Bothwell
Wm. Baird and Co. Ltd., Bothwell
Jas. Clelland

109
29
Coal, H & M

Bothwell Park
Bothwell
Wm. Baird and Co. Ltd., Bothwell
Richd. McPhee

479
57
Coal, H & M

Bogleshole
Tollcross
James Dunlop and Co. Ltd., Clyde Iron Works, Tollcross
Jos. Buchanan

93
22
Coal, C & M, Fireclay

Braidhurst
Motherwell
Summerlee and Mossend Iron and Steel Co., Motherwell
Hugh Paterson

80
14
Coal, G & H

Bredisholm
Baillieston
Bredisholm Collieries Ltd., Baillieston
James Bain

314
43
Coal, G, H & M, Fireclay

Broomhouse
Mount Vernon
Haughhead Coal Co. Ltd., Broomhouse
William Frew
Isaac Shaw
258
40
Coal, G, H & M

Burnt Broom
Mount Vernon
Dunn Bros., Mount Vernon, Tollcross
Henry King
Wm. Marshall
83
17
Coal, H & S

Cadder, No. 15 Pit
Bishopbriggs
Carron Iron Co., Carron, Stirlingshire
Wm. Brown
Morrison Marshall
183
59
Coal, G, H, M & S, Ironstone
Cadder, No. 16 Pit
Bishopbriggs
Carron Iron Co., Carron, Stirlingshire
Geo. Middleton

126
37
Coal, G, H, M & S, Ironstone

Cairnhill
Airdrie
Wm. Baird and Co., Airdrie
John Buchanan
John Gilmour
64
18
Coal, H & M, Fireclay

Calderbank
Baillieston
Glasgow Iron and Steel Co. Ltd., Baillieston
Dundas Simpson
John Robertson
236
20
Coal, H & M

Camp
Motherwell
Camp Coal Co. Ltd., Motherwell
Robt. Weir

101
25
Coal, M

Carfin
Motherwell
Wm. Dixon Ltd., Motherwell
Jas. Gillespie

303
64
Coal, G, H, M & S, Ironstone, Oil Shale

Carfin
Motherwell
Loganlea Coal Co. Ltd., 65, West Regent St., Glasgow
Jno. Wilson
98
28
Coal, G, H & M, Ironstone

Carmyle
Tollcross
James Dunlop and Co., Tollcross
Joseph Buchanan
Jas. Russell
99
21
Coal, H, Fireclay

Chapelhall
Airdrie
J. Watchman, Chapelhall, Airdrie


4
2
Coal

Cleland
Motherwell
Wm. Dixon Ltd., Motherwell
Jas. Gillespie

78
16
Coal, H & S

Cleland, Nos. 35 & 40 Pits
Motherwell
John Agnew, 55, Bath St., Glasgow
Jas. Greig
Peter Strachan
71
14
Coal, G, H & M, Ironstone

Clydeside
Uddingston
Glasgow Iron and Steel Co. Ltd., Baillieston
Dundas Simpson
Daniel Martin
225
39
Coal, G, H & M, Ironstone

Comedie
Millerston
Hugh Bain and Sons
Andw. Orr Bain

19
4
Coal, G, H & M, Ironstone

Craigend
Shettleston
Craigend Coal Co., Shettleston




Coal
Discontinued
Craighead
Bothwell
Wm. Baird and Co., Bothwell
Thos. Moodie

389
60
Coal, M & H

Daldowie
Mount Vernon
Dunn Bros., Broomhouse
Henry King
John Duncan
251
56
Coal, M & H

Dalziel
Motherwell
Wishaw Coal Co., Motherwell
John Anderson
Edward Kane
Wm. McClurg
312
44
Coal, G, H & S

Dalziel
Motherwell
J. McAndrew and Co., Motherwell
G.B. Begg

106
33
Coal, G, H, M & S, Ironstone, Oil Shale

Douglas Park
Bothwell
Wilson's and Clyde Coal Co. Ltd., Bellshill
Wm. Martin

232
42
Coal, G, H & S

Drumpeller
Coatbridge
Jas. Wood Ltd., Coatbridge
Thos. Walker

178
47
Coal, H & M

Drumpeller
Coatbridge
Summerlee and Mossend Iron and Steel Co., Coatbridge
Thomas Goldie

58
16
Coal, M

Dechmont
Cambuslang
The Dechmont Colliery Co Ltd., Cambuslang
Robt. Fisher
Colin McKay
265
74
Coal, H, M & S

Easterhill
Tollcross
Jas. Dunlop and Co., Tollcross
Joseph Buchanan
David Allan
165
31
Coal, M

East Parkhead
Bellshill
Wilson's and Clyde Coal Co., Bellshill
Wm. Martin

231
43
Coal, H

Ellismuir
Baillieston
Bredisholm Collieries Ltd., Baillieston
James Bain

149
21
Coal, G, H & S

Fairybank
Holytown
Fairybank Coal Co., Newhouse, Holytown




Coal
Discontinued
Farme
Rutherglen
Farme Coal Co. Ltd., Rutherglen
Alex. Anderson

189
41
Coal, G, H & M

Foxley
Tollcross
Jno. Dunn and Stephen, Tollcross
John Phillips
James Archer
129
15
Coal, H, M & S

Garnkirk
Chryston
Garnkirk Fireclay Co., Chryston
Jas. Gillespie
James McIntyre
26
6
Coal, M, Fireclay

Gartcosh
Chryston
Glenboig Union Fireclay Co. Ltd., Cumbernauld
Wm. Reid
Wm. R. Greenhorn
20
4
Fireclay

Gartcraig
Shettleston
Gartcraig Coal and Fireclay Co., Shettleston
Hugh P. Swann

55
18
Coal, M, Fireclay

Gartliston
Chryston
Peter Hurll, Glenboig
Jno. Campbell
George Crichton
36
5
Fireclay

Gartsheugh
Shettleston
David Neilson, Shettleston
David Neilson

4
2
Coal, M

Gartsherrie
Coatbridge
James Nimmo and Co., Coatbridge
Alex. Park
Jas. Henderson
149
27
Coal, M & H

Garturk
Coatbridge
Wm. Dixon Ltd., Coatbridge
Richd. Thomson
James Wyper
106
28
Coal, H & M, Fireclay

Gartverrie
Coatbridge
Glenboig Union Fireclay Co. Ltd., Coatbridge
Wm. Reid

6
2
Fireclay

Gartverrie
Coatbridge
Gartverrie Fireclay Co., Coatbridge
Geo. A. Bishop

5
3
Fireclay

Gateside
Cambuslang
Flemington Coal Co., Cambuslang
James Hardie
Wilson Rennie
232
71
Coal, H, M & S

Gilbertfield
Cambuslang
Cambuslang Coal Co., Cambuslang
Richd. Grant
Wm. Aitken
282
56
Coal, H, M & S

Gilshochill
Maryhill
Summerlee and Mossend Iron and Steel Co., Coatbridge




Coal and Ironstone
Discontinued
Glenclelland
Motherwell
Kerr and Mitchell, Motherwell
Wm. Forsyth
Andrew Nichol
162
37
Coal, G, H, M & S, Fireclay, Ironstone, Oil Shale

Govan
Glasgow
Wm. Dixon Ltd., 1, Dixon St., Glasgow
Jno. French

503
154
Coal, H & M, Fireclay, Ironstone

Greenfield
Shettleston
Jas. Stokes and Son, Tollcross
Dan Smith

31
9
Coal

Hallhill
Baillieston
Wm. Baird and Co., Baillieston
Jas. Smith
Robt. Todd
75
11
Coal, H

Hallside
Cambuslang
Jas. Dunlop and Co., Newton
Thos. Arnott
Peter Inglis
257
68
Coal, M

Hamilton Palace
Bothwell
Bent Colliery Co. Ltd., Bothwell
Archd. Blyth
Alexander Gibson
382
106
Coal, H & M

Hattonrigg
Bellshill
Summerlee and Mossend Iron and Steel Co., Bellshill
Jas. Munro
Peter Sneddon
185
24
Coal, M

Haughhead
Broomhouse
Haughhead Coal Co. Ltd., Broomhouse
Wm. Frew
Isaac Shaw
102
24
Coal, H, M & S

Heathery Knowe
Baillieston
Ferrier and Strain, Bargeddie
David Gardner

63
16
Coal, H & M, Fireclay

Heathfield
Chryston
Heathfield and Cardowan Fireclay Co., Garnkirk
Thos. Rigg
Thos. Reid
34
6
Fireclay, Sandstone

Hillhead
Coatbridge
Wm. Baird and Co., Airdrie
John Buchanan
Wm. Hunter
157
39
Coal, M & H, Fireclay

Hollandhirst
Coatbridge
Wm. Rankin, Coatbridge


18
2
Coal, H & S

Holytown
Holytown
Bothwell Coal Co., Holytown
J. Whiteside
James Ross
45
14
Coal, M, Fireclay

Kenmuirhill
Biallieston
Dunn Bros., Mount Vernon
Henry King
Jno. Duncan
54
32
Coal

Kirkhill
Cambuslang
Kirkhill Coal Co., Cambuslang
Jas. Hogg
Thos. Brown
69
21
Coal, H & S, Fireclay

Kirkwood
Coatbridge
Kirkwood Coal Co., Coatbridge
Robt. Broom

177
66
Coal, G, H, M & S

Kirkwood
Coatbridge
Summerlee and Mossend Iron and Steel Co., Coatbridge
David M. Mowat
J. Pollock
86
20
Coal, M & H

Lauchope
Holytown
Lauchope Coal Co. Ltd., Holytown
Wm. Roy
Geo. McKenzie
61
5
Coal, H, M & S
Lethamhill
Glasgow
John Allan, Millerston
Jno. Allan

34
8
Coal, H, Fireclay

Lochwood
Baillieston
Lochwood Coal Co. Ltd., Baillieston
Alex. Blackadder

65
18
Coal

Mainhill
Baillieston
Wm. Baird and Co., Baillieston
James Smith
Archd. McPhee
140
24
Coal, M & H

Milnwood
Bellshill
Coltness Iron Co., Bellshill
Peter Milligan

416
70
Coal, M

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

83
20
Coal, H

Netherjohnstone
Motherwell
Lord Belhaven, Motherwell
Thomas Kerr
Jno. Fergusson, Nos. 1 & 2 Pits
Wm. Bogle, No. 10 Pit
167
43
Coal, G & M

Newhouse
Holytown
Newhouse Coal Co., Holytown
Martin Dempster
Robt. Dempster
64
10
Coal, H & M

Newlands
Baillieston
Bredisholm Collieries Ltd., Baillieston
James Bain

145
20
Coal, G, H & M

Newton
Cambuslang
James Dunlop and Co., Newton
Thos. Arnott
David Wilson
437
81
Coal, M

North Motherwell
Motherwell
Merry and Cuninghame, Motherwell
Jas. McPhail

429
137
Coal, G, H, M & S

Orbiston
Bellshill
Summerlee and Mossend Iron and Steel Co., Bellshill
Alex. Forbes

439
77
Coal, H & M
Overjohnstone
Motherwell
Lord Belhaven, Motherwell
Thos. Kerr
John Roberts
59
10
Coal, G & M

Overpossil
Bishopbrigg
M. Wallace and Co., Lambhill, Maryhill, Glasgow
Michael Osborne

40
8
Coal, H, M & S

Parkhead
Motherwell
Glasgow Iron and Steel Co., Motherwell
John Graham

233
48
Coal, M & G

Provanhall
Shettleston
R. and J. Mather, Shettleston
Robt. W. Dron

4
2
Coal, M, Fireclay

Rosehall
Coatbridge
Robert Addie and Sons Collieries, Coatbridge
John Smith
Robt. Johnson, No. 5 Pit
Hugh Wardlaw, No. 7 Pit
Martin Thomson, No. 10 Pit
Robt. Reid, No. 12 Pit
John Weir, No. 13 Pit
719
153
Coal, M, G & H

Shields
Motherwell
Glasgow Iron and Steel Co. Ltd., Motherwell
John Graham
Geo. Wilson
18
12
Coal, M & G

Souterhouse
Coatbridge
Souterhouse Collieries Co., Coatbridge
Archd. Robertson

103
21
Coal, H, M & S

Stonelaw
Rutherglen
Farme Coal Co. Ltd., Rutherglen
Alex. Anderson
Andrew Robertson
185
51
Coal, G, H & M, Ironstone, Fireclay

Tannochside
Uddingston
Calderbank Steel and Coal Co., Calderbank, Airdrie
James Russell
John Husband
394
111
Coal, G, H & M

Thankerton
Holytown
John McAndrew and Co., Holytown
Alex. Waddell

210
47
Coal, H & S

Tollcross
Tollcross
James Stokes and Son, Tollcross
Robt. Gilchrist

34
10
Coal, H

Torrance
East Kilbride
Colin Dunlop and Co., East Kilbride
Jas. Munro

20
3
Coal, H

Viewpark
Uddingston
Robt. Addie and Sons Collieries Ltd., Uddingstone
Robt. Allan
David Murdoch
Thomas Gray
395
68
Coal, M, G & H

Wellshot
Cambuslang
Dunn and Glen Ltd., Cambuslang
Henry Condie

107
20
Coal, H, M & S

Westburn
Cambuslang
Westburn Colliery Co., 88, Great Clyde St., Glasgow
Michael Ross
James Holmes
Jas. Veitch
383
51
Coal, G, H, M & S, Fireclay

Wester Queenslie
Shettleston
John Allan, Parkhead
John Allan

13
5
Coal
Sinking
Whistleberry
Bothwell
Archd. Russell, Burnbank
Jas. Hastie
Danl. Stalker
28
24
Coal

Woodhall
Airdrie
Barr and Higgins, Calderbank
Alex. Gibson

155
24
Coal, H & S

Total

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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