Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

(North Riding of) Yorkshire's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Metalliferous Mines

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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 the North Riding of Yorkshire, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Agent
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarks
U/G
Sur.
A.D. Sir Francis
Swaledale
Old Gang Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Fremington, Richmond, Yorks.
John Reynoldson


Lead Ore
Standing
Apedale
Wensleydale
Apedale Mining Co., Leyburn, R.S.O.
Thos. Cradock
4
2
Lead Ore

Arkendale
Arkengarthdale
G.T. Gilpin Brown, Sedbury Park, Richmond, Yorks
T. Harker
63
14
Lead Ore

Blakethwaite
Swaledale
Old Gang Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Fremington, Richmond, Yorks
John Reynoldson


Lead Ore
Standing
Bowes Cross
Bowes
Bowes Cross Mining Co., 1, St. Nicholas Buildings, Newcastle-on-Tyne
Isaac Walton


Lead Ore
Standing
Burtersett
Hawes
R. Matcalfe, Burtersett, Hawes, R.S.O.
R. Metcalf
34
20
Slate and Stone

Cliffrigg and Slacks
Great Ayton
Wm. Winn, Great Ayton, R.S.O.
W. Winn
21
12
Whinstone

Commondale
Commondale
The Commondale Brick and Pipe Co. Ltd., Commondale, via Grosmont, R.S.O., Yorks.
A. Crossley
4
64
Clay

Cragg End
Arkendale
R.T. Hammond, Skeeby, R.S.O., Richmond, Yorks.
Jno. Doughill
2
1
Flagstone

Egton
Grosmont
Schofield and Sons, Grosmont, York
Geo. Schofield
26
23
Whinstone

Goathland
Grosmont
Schofield and Sons, Grosmont, Yorks
Wm. Schofield
16
16
Whinstone

Goathland
Grosmont
C. Hornsey, 16, Railway St., York
R.S. Hutton
18
14
Whinstone

Gribdale
Great Ayton
Gribdale Quarry Co., Great Ayton, R.S.O.
Geo. Dixon
8
16
Whinstone

Grinton Moor
Township of Grinton
The Grinton Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd., 16, Great Winchester St., London, E.C.
J. Barker


Lead Ore
Standing
Hurst
Reeth
Exors. of Major-General Morley (Agent, W.A. Waggett, Marrick, Richmond, Yorks.)



Lead Ore
Standing
Keldheads
Leyburn
Lord Bolton, Bolton Castle, Leyburn, R.S.O.
F. Rodwell


Lead Ore
Standing
Kildale
Kildale
Kildale Whinstone Co., Great Ayton, R.S.O.
Geo. Bradley
12
3
Whinstone

Kneeton
Moulton Hall
Kneeton Copper Mining Co., Melsonby, Darlington
Christopher Calvert
2
2
Copper Ore

Langbaurgh
Great Ayton
Bradley Brothers, Great Ayton, R.S.O.
Geo. Bradley
20
4
Whinstone

Lunehead
Mickleton
Lunehead Lead and Barytes Co., Nelson Street, Carlisle
W. Williams
2
8
Barytes

Musgrave Flat
Township of Grinton
The Grinton Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd., 16, Great Manchester Street, E.C.
J. Barker


Lead Ore
Standing
Old Gang
Swaledale
Old Gang Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Fremington, Richmond, Yorks.
John Reynoldson
32
11
Lead Ore

Penhill
West Witton
Geo. Kearton, Swinthwaite, Leyburn, R.S.O.
Geo. Kearton
4
2
Slate and Stone

Scargill
Barnard Castle
Scargill Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Newcastle-on-Tyne




Standing
Seavey
Hawes
R.M. Metcalf, Seavey Quarry, Burtersett, Hawes, R.S.O.
R.M. Metcalf
10
15
Flagstone

Scrafton
Scrafton
Butterfield and Paley, Scrafton, Middleham, Yorks.
J. Butterfield
2
0
Flagstone

Stainton
Thornaby-on-Tees
Pearson Brothers, Stainton, Thornaby-on-Tees
J. Pearson
4
10
Whinstone

Summer Lodge
Township of Grinton
The Grinton Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd., 16, Great Winchester Street, E.C.
J. Barker


Lead Ore
Standing
Sun Hush
Swaledale
Old Gang Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Fremington, Richmond, Yorks.
John Reynoldson


Lead Ore
Standing
Surrender
Swaledale
Old Gang Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Fremington, Richmond, Yorks.
John Reynoldson


Lead Ore
Standing
Swinnergill
Swaledale
Old Gang Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Fremington, Richmond, Yorks.
John Reynoldson


Lead Ore
Standing
Virgin Moss
Wensleydale
Virgin Moss Mining Co., Wensley, Leyburn, R.S.O.
F. Rodwell


Lead Ore
Standing
Whiteside
Township of Grinton
The Grinton Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd., 16, Great Winchester Street, E.C.
F. Rodwell


Lead Ore
Standing
West Silverband
Cronkley Fell
H. and J.B. Shield, Holwick, Middleton-in-Teesdale
J.B. Shield
2
0
Lead Ore

Total
286
237

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