Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Edinburgh's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Metalliferous 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 Metalliferous Mines Regulation Act, in Edinburgh, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Agent
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarksr
U/G
Sur.
Burdiehouse
Loanhead
Sir D. Baird, Bart., Loanhead
D. Webster
12
10
Limestone

Camps
Kirknewton
William Torrance, Kirknewton
W. Torrance
10
13
Limestone

Cousland
Dalkeith
Fletcher, E.R., Dalkeith

14
8
Limestone

D'Arcy
Newbattle
Lothian Coal Co., Dalkeith
Mungo Mackay
9
6
Limestone

East Camps
Mid Calder
Coltness Iron Co. Ltd., Newmains, Lanark
J. Swann
20
5
Limestone

Leavenseat
Fauldhouse
Peter Mitchell and Sons, Fauldhouse, Linlithgow
W. Henderson
66
3
Limestone

Murieston
Newpark
William Cunningham and Son, West Calder
W. Cunningham
6
2
Limestone

Straiton
Loanhead
Clippens Oil Co. Ltd., Loanhead
Robt. Carmichael
25
6
Limestone

Westfield
Newpark
Wm. Baird and Co. Ltd., Gartsherrie, Coatbridge, Lanark
J. Buchanan
42
11
Limestone

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