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Nottinghamshire's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Coal Mines

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From the Tables compiled by Arthur H. Stokes, H.M.Inspector for the Midland District in his Report for 1896


List of Mines worked under the Coal Mines Regulation Act, in Nottinghamshire, 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.
Annesley
Nottingham
Annesley Colliery Co., Nottingham
Henry Lewis
John Poxon
1070
237
Coal, M & S
Top Hard
Awsworth, "Nos. 1 & 2"
Kimberley
Awsworth Colliery Co., Kimberley, nr. Nottingham
Joseph Cunliffe
Samuel Henshaw
210
65
Coal, M, G & H
Tupton, Silkstone, Kilburn
Bentinck, "No. 1"
Kirkby
New Hucknall Colliery Co., Mansfield
Benjn. Madew
John Blood
126
64
Coal, H
Deep Soft
Bentinck, "No. 2"
Kirkby
New Hucknall Colliery Co., Mansfield
Benjn. Madew
Joseph Fletcher
3
3
Coal, G
Silkstone
Bentinck, "No. 3"
Kirkby
New Hucknall Colliery Co., Mansfield
Benjn. Madew
Joseph Fletcher
7
2
Coal, M
Tupton
Bestwood
Nottingham
Bestwood Coal and Iron Co., near Nottingham
Jos. Cunliffe
Isaac Marper
874
328
Coal, M & S
Top Hard
Brinsley
Eastwood
Barber, Walker & Co., Eastwood, Nottingham
W. Chambers
John Henshaw
317
79
Coal, H & S
Deep Soft, Deep Hard
Broxtowe
Basford
Babbington Coal Co., Babbington, Nottingham
Geo. Fowler
Samuel Starr
311
66
Coal, H
Deep Soft
Bulwell
Basford
Babbington Coal Co., Cinderford, Nottingham
Geo. Fowler
Griffin Walters
136
45
Coal, M & S
Top Hard
Cinderhill, "Nos. 1 & 4"
Basford
Babbington Coal Co., Cinderhill, Nottingham
Geo. Fowler
Samuel Kirk
608
248
Coal, M & S
Top Hard
Clifton, "Nos. 1 & 2"
Nottingham
Clifton Colliery Co., Nottingham
Henry Fisher
Thomas Severn
649
198
Coal, M & H
Deep Hard, Deep Soft
Clinton
Eastwood
P. Newton, 4, Albert St., Derby

E. Clarke
6
4
Coal, M
Coombe
Cossall
Ilkeston
Cossall Colliery Co., Nottingham
W.J. Hedley
James Holding
454
103
Coal, H
Kilburn
Digby
Eastwood
Digby Colliery Co., near Nottingham
Granville Chambers
I. Pilkington
185
28
Coal, H & M
Deep Soft, Deep Hard
High Park
Eastwood
Barber, Walker, & Co., Eastwood, Nottingham
Geo. Harrison
H. Knighton
431
97
Coal, M & S
Top Hard
Hucknall, "No 1"
Hucknall Torkard
Hucknall Colliery Co., near Nottingham
A.S. Douglas
Enoch James
526
130
Coal, M & H
Tupton or Furnace, Top Hard
Hucknall, "No 2"
Hucknall Torkard
Hucknall Colliery Co., near Nottingham
A.S. Douglas
John Wright
582
109
Coal, H
Top Hard
Kimberley
Basford
Babbington Coal Co., Cinderhill, Nottingham
George Fowler
William Clements
135
43
Coal, H
Deep Soft
Kirkby
Kirkby
The Butterley Co., Alfreton
B. McLaren
John W. Elliott
453
126
Coal, M & S
Top Hard
Langton, "Nos. 7 & 9"
Pinxton
Coke and Co., Pinxton, Alfreton
H. Stevenson
Job Smith
360
96
Coal, M & H
Deep Soft, Deep Hard - Standing
Linby
Nottingham
Linby Colliery Co., Nottingham
Henry Lewis
M.W. Jennings
1012
263
Coal, M & S
Top Hard
Moor Green
Eastwood
Barber, Walker and Co., Eastwood, Nottingham
A. Chambers
John Varley
648
102
Coal, H & M
Deep Soft, Deep Hard
Newcastle
Basford
Babbington Coal Co., Cinderford, Nottingham
George Fowler
Francis Keeling
142
39
Coal, M & S
Top Hard
New Hucknall, "No. 1"
Mansfield
New Hucknall Colliery Co., Mansfield
S. Watson
Jacob Wilson
246
70
Coal, M & S
Top Hard
New Hucknall, "No. 2"
Mansfield
New Hucknall Colliery Co., Mansfield
S. Watson
W. Keeling
387
74
Coal, M
Deep Hard
New Hucknall, "No. 3"
Mansfield
New Hucknall Colliery Co., Mansfield
S. Watson
W. Fidler
402
71
Coal, H
Tupton
New London
Eastwood
Digby Colliery Co., near Nottingham
Granville Chambers
George Gittens
505
104
Coal, M & H
Deep Soft, Deep Hard
New Selston
Alfreton
J. Oakes and Co., Riddings, Alfreton
J.H.W. Laverick
G. Searston
331
56
Coal, M & H
Deep Soft, Deep Hard
Newstead
Nottingham
Newstead Colliery Co., Nottingham
J.B. Smith
J. Greensmith
1180
281
Coal, M & S
Top Hard
Plumptre
Eastwood
The Butterley Co., Alfreton
H.R. Watson
Jas. Walker
381
66
Coal, M & H
Deep Soft, Deep Hard
Pollington
Alfreton
J. Oakes and Co., Riddings, Alfreton
J.H.W. Laverick
William Wright
371
54
Coal, M & H
Deep Soft, Deep Hard
Portland, "Nos. 1, 2, & 4"
Kirkby
The Butterley Co., Alfreton
M. McLaren
W.W. Jepson
286
147
Coal, M & S
Top Hard
Pye Hill, "Nos. 1 & 2"
Alfreton
J. Oakes and Co., Riddings, Alfreton
J.H.W. Laverick
John Dean
357
63
Coal, M & H
Tupton, Silkstone
Selston
Eastwood
Barber, Walker and Company, Eastwood, Nottingham
W. Chambers
John Lowe
366
71
Coal, H
Deep Soft
Shire Oaks, "Nos. 1 & 2"
Shire Oaks
Shire Oaks Colliery Co., Worksop
John Jones
W. Cottingham, No. 1
W. Horsey, No. 2
690
181
Coal, M & S
Top Hard
Silver Hill, "No. 1"
Mansfield
Stanton Iron Co., Teversall, Mansfield
J. Piggford
Thos. Machin
302
107
Coal, H
Tupton
Silver Hill, "No. 2"
Mansfield
Stanton Iron Co., Teversall, Mansfield
J. Piggford
Thos. Machin
141
62
Coal, H
Silkstone
Steetly
Shire Oaks
Shire Oaks Colliery Co., Worksop
R.E. Jones
Samuel Edwards
340
70
Coal, M & S
Top Hard
Sutton, "No. 1"
Mansfield
Sutton Colliery Co., Mansfield
J. Wroe

10
56
Coal, S & M
Top Hard
Sutton, "No. 2"
Mansfield
Sutton Colliery Co., Mansfield
J. Wroe

30
1
Coal, H
Dunsil
Teversall, "Nos. 1 & 2"
Mansfield
Stanton Iron Co., Teversall, Mansfield
J. Piggford
Josiah Ball
544
154
Coal, S & M
Top Hard
Trowell Moor
Stanton Gate
Dunn Brothers, Trowell, Notts
Enock Prime
James Kirk
275
52
Coal, H
Kilburn
Tunnel
Alfreton
J. Oakes and Co., Riddings, Alfreton
J.H.W. Laverick
G. Searston
104
36
Coal, H
Deep Soft, Tupton
Warsop Main
Mansfield
Staveley Coal and Iron Co., Chesterfield
E.E. Booker
Martin Cropper
132
127
Coal, S & M
Top Hard
Watnall
Eastwood
Barber, Walker and Co., Eastwood, Nottingham
Isaac Chambers
Z. Clay
589
136
Coal, M & S
Top Hard
Wollaton, "Nos. 1 & 2"
Nottingham
Wollaton Colliery Co., Nottingham
Lot Hodgkinson
James Granger
837
193
Coal, M & H
Deep Hard, Deep Soft
Total
18051
4707

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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