Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

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

Britain's Active Mining History Society

From the Tables compiled by R.D. Bain, H.M. Inspector for the Durham District in his Report for 1896


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

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Agent
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarks
U/G
Sur.
Acorn Bank
Temple Sowerby
H. Boazman, Acorn Bank, Penrith
H. Boazman
4
1
Gypsum

Augill
Brough
North Westmorland Lead Mining Co. Ltd., 31, Westgate, Newcastle-on-Tyne
J.W. Hetherington


Lead Ore
Standing
Banks
Langdale
John and E. Bowness, Elterwater, Ambleside
J. Bowness
2
1
Green Slate

Bayes Brown
Elterwater
Elterwater Green Slate Co. Ltd., Elterwater, Ambleside
Isaac Williams


Green Slate
Standing
Birch Hill
Elterwater
John Robinson, Birch Hill, Elterwater, Ambleside



Green Slate
Standing
Colthowe
Elterwater
John Robinson, Birch Hill, Elterwater, Ambleside



Green Slate
Standing
Cross Gates
Langdale
Wm. Tyson, Elterwater, Ambleside



Green Slate
Standing
Dufton Fell
Dufton Fell
Dufton Mining Co., Dufton Mills, Appleby
W. Gibson
8
3
Lead Ore and Barytes

Greenside
Patterdale
Greenside Mining Co., Patterdale, Penrith
W.H. Borlase
92
75
Lead Ore

Lord's Quarry
Elterwater
Elterwater Green Slate Co. Ltd., Elterwater, Ambleside
Isaac Williams
20
26
Green Slate
Loughrigg
Rydal
Thos. Newton, Ambleside
Thos. Newton
4
5
Green Slate

Middle Fell
Brough
H.K. Spark, Startforth, Barnard Castle



Lead Ore
Standing
Original Elterwater
Elterwater
Buttermere Slate Co. Ltd., Keswick
B. Johns
16
23


Scordale
Scordale, Appleby
Scordale Mining Co., Scordale Appleby
L. Miller
4
4
Lead Ore

Scot Copice
Langdale
Elterwater Green Slate Co. Ltd., Elterwater, Ambleside
Isaac Williams
2
1
Green Slate
Thrang Cragg Quarry
Elterwater
Elterwater Green Slate Co. Ltd., Elterwater, Ambleside
Isaac Williams


Green Slate
Standing
Total
152
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