Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

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

Britain's Active Mining History Society

From the Tables compiled by Joseph T. Robson, H.M.Inspector for the South Wales District in his Report for 1896


List of Mines worked under the Coal Mines Regulation Act, in Carmarthenshire, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Manager

Under-
Manager
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarks
U/G
Sur.
Ammanford
Ammanford
Ammanford Colliery Co. Ltd., Ammanford, R.S.O.
Erne Hewlett
James Picton
176
46
Coal, A

Black Mountain
Gwys
Black Mountain Co., Lower Cwmtwrch, Swansea Valley
John Hay

12
2
Coal, A

Blaina and Park
Llandebie
Blaina and Park Colliery Co., Ammanford, R.S.O.
E.R. Fisher
John Davies
163
62
Coal, A

Caepompren
Pontyeats
H. & H.E. Smart, Kidwelly
W.W. Walton
William Jones
50
14
Coal, A

Caerbryn
Llandebie
French Anthracite Co., Gloucester Buildings, Swansea
Matt. E. Thompson
John Morgan
232
71
Coal, A

Castle
Llanelly
Castle Colliery Co., Llanelly
David Lewis
Thos. Protheroe
27
5
Coal, H & M

Cawdor
Glamamman
David Jones and Sons., Garnant, R.S.O.
M.W. Davies
Thos. Llewelyn
28
12
Coal, H & M

Clynhebog
Pontyberem
Pontyberem Collieries Co. Ltd., 1, Great Winchester St., London
Thos. Seymour
William Thomas
51
23
Coal, A

Crosshands
Crosshands
Crosshands Colliery Co. Ltd., Crosshands, Llanelly
H.A. Bowen

88
25
Coal, A

Cwm Capel
Burry Port
Elliott's Metal Co. Ltd., Burry Port, R.S.O.
Daniel Williams
David Rees
91
16
Coal, M

Cwm Mawr
Llanelly
Cwmmawr Colliery Co., Llanelly
Wm. Wilkins

18
2
Coal, M

Cwmnantygath
Garnant
Thomas Thomas & Co., Glanffrwd Villa, Garnant, R.S.O.


4
0
Coal, A

Danybank
Pontyeates
John and Phillip Davies, Bryn, Llanelly




Coal, A
Discontinued
Dynevor
Glanamman
M. Moxham, The Docks, Swansea
D. Thomas

20
6
Coal, A

Emlyn
Penygroes, Llandebie
Emlyn Colliery Co. Ltd., 19, York Place, Swansea
Richard Evans

341
85
Coal, A

Forest
Pontardulais
Forest Colliery Co. Ltd., Pontardulais, R.S.O.


7
2
Coal, H & M

Frcod (or Cape)
Kidwelly
Thomas Lloyd, Star Inn, Trimsaran Rd., Llanelly


10
1
Coal

Gelliceidrim
Glanamman
Gelliceidrim Collieries Co. Ltd., 13, Cambrian Place, Swansea
Morgan Morgan
Philip Rees
153
28
Coal, A

Glyncoed
Llanelly
Glyncoed Colliery Co., Llanelly


12
10
Coal, H & M

Glynea
Bynea, Llanelly
Glynea Colliery Co., Bynea, Llanelly
David Lewis
Thos. Protheroe
106
11
Coal, M

Great Morfa
Llanelly
Great Morfa Collieries Co. Ltd., Llanelly





Sinking
Great Mountain
Tumble, Llanelly
Great Mountain Anthracite Collieries Co. Ltd., Tumble, near Llanelly
Danl. L. Jones
John Evans
238
76
Coal, A

Lambert's
Pontyeats
Lambert's Collieries Ltd., Pontyeats, Kidwelly
R.B. Christopher



Coal, A
Discontinued
Llandyry
Kidwelly
Llandyry Anthracite Colliery Co. Ltd., Kidwelly, R.S.O.
John Hewitt

27
11
Coal, A

Llanfawr
Furnace, Llanelly
Llanfawr Colliery Co. Ltd., Llanelly
Wm. Wilkins

9
2
Coal, M & H

Llwynhendy
Bynea, Llanelly
David Harry and Brothers, Llwynhendy, Llanelly
David Harry

34
12
Coal, M & H

Morlais
Llangennech
Thos. Williams and Sons, Llangennech, R.S.O.
Thos. Williams
Robert Rolfe
162
32
Coal, M

New Carway
Kidwelly
Jos. Birkenshaw, Fellside, Borrowash, near Derby
W.W. Walton
Dd. Edmunds
6
7
Coal, A

New Lodge
Burry Port
New Lodge Brickworks Co., Burry Port, R.S.O.


12
3
Coal, M, Clay

New Pool
Burry Port
New Pool Colliery Co., Burry Port, R.S.O.
J.G. Thomas

16
2
Coal, H & M

Pemberton
Pembrey
Rees, Harry, and Roberts, Pembrey, Burry Port, R.S.O.


17
3
Coal, H & M

Pencoed
Llanelly
Nevill, Druce & Co., Copper Works, Llanelly
Daniel Williams
R. Williams, sen.
243
65
Coal, M

Penllech
Llanelly
W. & D. Morgans, Pwll, Llanelly


4
0
Coal, M

Pentremawr (or Capel Ifan)
Pontyberem
Pentremawr Colliery Co. Ltd., Pontyberem, near Llanelly
W.W. Walton
R.G. Griffiths
128
32
Coal, A

Penyfan
Llanelly
South-Western Colliery Co. Ltd., Castle Buildings, Llanelly




Coal, H & M

Penygaer
Llanelly
Davies and Johns, Halfway, Llanelly


9
2
Coal, H

Pont Henry
Pont Henry
Pont Henry Colliery Co. Ltd., Pont Henry, Llanelly
W. Wilkins
Jno. Harry
160
32
Coal, A

Pontyberem Slants
Pontyberem
Pontyberem Collieries Co. Ltd., 1, Great Winchester St., London
Thos. Seymour
Wm. Roberts
270
85
Coal, A

Pontyclerc
Pantyffynnon
Lloyd Brothers, Ammanford, R.S.O.
John Lloyd

3
1


Pwll Level
Llanelly
David Jones, G, Upper Church St., Llanelly


2
0
Coal, M, Fireclay

Raven
Garnant
Consolidated Anthracite Collieries Ltd.
L.H. Hodgson



Coal, A
Reopening
Rhos.
Pantyffynon
Rhos. Colliery Co., Pantyffynon
Thos. G. Adams
Wm. Rees
266
53
Coal, A

Rock Castle
Llandebie
W.B. Dobell, Llandebie, R.S.O.
E.R. Fisher
Thos. Owen


Coal, A

Rock Level
Pembrey
Evans and Williams, Pembrey, Burry Port, R.S.O.




Coal, H
Not working in 1896
Sandy
Llanelly
Sandy Brick Co., Llanelly


3
1
Fireclay

St. George
Llanelly
Dd. Harry & Bros., Llwynhendy, Llanelly
David Harry

49
8
Coal, H & M

Talyclyn
Pontardulais
Talyclyn Colliery and Firebrick Co. Ltd., Pontardulais


8
4
Coal, H & M, Fireclay

Trimsaran
Kidwelly
Trimsaran Colliery Co. Ltd., 62, Leadenhall St., London
David Thomas

106
38
Coal, A, Fireclay

Waunhir
Kidwelly
Trimsaran Colliery Co. Ltd., 62, Leadenhall St., London
David Thomas

12
3
Coal, A

Ynysdawella
Brynamman
W.R. Rees, Brynamman


2
1
Coal, A

Total
3375
894

The initial letters attached to the word "Coal" in the column "Minerals Worked" indicate the kind of Coal produced, as A Anthracite; C Coking Coal; G Gas Coal; H Household Coal; M Manufacturing Coal; S Steam Coal.

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