Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Northumberland's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Metalliferous Mines

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From the Tables compiled by John L. Hedley, H.M.Inspector for the Newcastle District in his Report for 1896


List of Mines worked under the Metalliferous Mines Regulation Act, in Northumberland, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Agent
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarks
U/G
Sur.
Allenheads
Allenheads
W.B. Lead Co. Ltd.,
1, Northam Place,
West Jesmond,
Newcastle-on-Tyne
J.M. Fothergill
46
23
Lead and Zinc Ores

Fallowfield
Hexham
Walton and Cowper,
Acomb,
Hexham
Robert Henderson
48
63
Barytes and Lead Ore

Newbrough
Fourstones
Newbrough Mining Co. Ltd,
Fourstones,
Hexham




Standing
Settlingstones
Fourstones
Executors of the late F.W. Hall,
Fourstones,
Hexham
S. Watson
66
53
Barytes

Stonecroft and Greyside
Fourstones
Thomas Clark,
Fourstones,
Hexham
W.O. Wall
61
33
Lead Ore

Total
221
172

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