Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

North and East Lancashire's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Coal Mines

Britain's Active Mining History Society

From the Tables compiled by John Gerrard, H.M.Inspector for the Manchester District in his Report for 1896


List of Mines worked under the Coal Mines Regulation Act, in North and East Lancashire, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Manager

Under-
Manager
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarks
U/G
Sur.
Ab Top
Whitworth
Chas. Taylor and Co., Whitworth, near Rochdale
Wm. Howarth

2
0
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Agecroft, "1 and 2"
Pendlebury
A. Knowles and Sons Ltd., Pendlebury, near Manchester
Arthur Ross

371
111
Coal, C, G & H
Doe
Agecroft, "3 and 4"
Pendlebury
A. Knowles and Sons Ltd., Pendlebury, near Manchester
Arthur Ross

15
39

Sinking
Alkrington
Middleton
Chamber Colliery Co. Ltd., Hollinwood, Oldham
W.W. Millington
John Bullough
25
8
Coal, G, M & H
Bent and Black. Discontinued
Allens Green and Green Lane
Radcliffe
A. Knowles and Sons Ltd., Pendlebury, near Manchester
John Lomax



Coal, G & H
Cannel. Abandoned
Arley Deep
Over Hulton
Hulton Colliery Co. Ltd., Chequerbent, Bolton
Major Crook
John Williams
325
33
Coal, G & H
Arley
Arley, "No. 2"
Over Hulton
Hulton Colliery Co. Ltd., Chequerbent, Bolton
Major Crook
Jacob Millington
184
101
Coal, G & H
Arley
Ashton's Field
Little Hulton
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
John Ainsworth
Nicholas Lloyd
270
45
Coal, C, G, H, M & S
Cannel, Plodder, Trencherbone, and Yard
Ashton Moss
Audenshaw
New Moss Colliery Ltd., Audenshaw, Manchester
T.H. Wordsworth
John Stevenson
263
114
Coal, H & M
Great, Roger
Ashworth
Ashworth
Ashworth Colliery Co. Ltd., Ashworth, near Rochdale
James Lord
Abraham Coupe
50
8
Coal, H & M
Mountain
Aspen
Oswaldtwistle
T. Simpson and Co., Oswaldtwistle Colliery Office, 1, Rhyddings Street, Oswaldtwistle, Accrington
Thomas Scholes

179
33
Coal, C, H & M
Lower Mountain
Atherton, "No. 1"
Westhoughton
Hulton Colliery Co. Ltd., Chequerbent, Bolton
Joseph Hadfield

2
2
Coal, H & M
Trencherbone, Cannel
Back o'th Barn
Little Lever
John Fletcher, Ladyshore, Little Lever, Bolton
John Hayward



Coal, M
Great Mine & Air Pit
Bamford Closes
Wolstenholme
John Buttery, Red Lumb, Wolstenholme, Rochdale
Adam Hall
- Woodward
3
0
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Bankfield
Ashton-under-Lyne
Bankfield Colliery Co., Fairbottom, Bardsley, Ashton-under-Lyne
Geo. Wild

29
6
Coal, H & M
Stubbins and Fairbottom. Abandoned.
Bank Hall
Burnley
Exors. of Col. Hargreaves, Burnley
John Landless
William Shutt
340
120
Coal, C, G, H & M
Arley
Bankhouse
Shaw
Oldham, Middleton, and Rochdale Coal Co. Ltd., Edge Lane, Oldham
Walter Evans
John Lord
145
20
Coal, C, H & M
Mountain
Barclay Hills, Gannow, and Smallshaw Coke Ovens
Burnley
Exors. of Col. Hargreaves, Burnley
James Brown

0
184

Coke Ovens
Bar Gap
Bar Gap, Oldham
Geo. Marland, Bar Gap Colliery, Oldham
Geo. Marland

3
2
Coal, H & M
Blendfire. Abandoned.
Bedford
Leigh
John Speakman and Sons, Leigh, Lancashire
Wm. Horrobin
William Darbyshire; R. Hilton
366
108
Coal, H & M
Crumbouke, Six and Seven Feet
Bee Hole
Burnley
Exors. of Col. Hargreaves, Burnley
John Landless
Jas. Winstanley Lowcock
179
14
Coal, H, M & S
Bing
Belthorn
Yate and Pickup Bank
Wm. Hy. Shaw and Co., Belthorn, near Blackburn

John Bury
33
7
Coal, M, and Fireclay
Upper Mountain
Birkacre
Birkacre
The Birkacre Coal Co. Ltd., Birkacre, Chorley
James Edwards
George Edwards
55
7
Coal, M
Bone and Smith
Blackrod, "No. 1"
Blackrod
Wm. Woods and Sons, Scot Lane Collieries, Blackrod, Chorley
John Unsworth
John Harrison
157
89
Coal, G, H & M
Cannel and King
Blackrod, "No. 2"
Blackrod
Wm. Woods and Sons, Scot Lane Collieries, Blackrod, Chorley
John Unsworth
Joseph Whitter
133
0
Coal, H, M & S
Yard
Blackrod, "No. 4"
Blackrod
Wm. Woods and Sons, Scot Lane Collieries, Blackrod, Chorley
John Unsworth
Joseph Benson
5
0
Coal, H & M
King
Blainscough, Six Feet
Coppull
Blainscough Colliery Co. Ltd., Coppull, Chorley
Isaiah Richardson
Thos. Bannister


Coal, H
Six Feet. Abandoned
Blainscough, King
Coppull
Blainscough Colliery Co. Ltd., Coppull, Chorley
Isaiah Richardson
David Dickinson
178
57
Coal, H & M
King
Bower
Hollinwood
Wm. and R. Marland, Hollinwood, Oldham
Wm. Jackson
James Goddard
186
29
Coal, H & M
Colonel, Foxholes, Great and Major
Brackley, "Nos. 1 & 2"
Middle Hulton
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
James Ainsworth
James Wallwork
144
11
Coal, C, H, M & S
Arley, Plodder, Three Quarters and Yard
Brackley, Dayeye
Middle Hulton
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
James Ainsworth
Robert Stevenson
120
21
Coal, G, H, M & S
Black Band & White, Cannel and Plodder
Bradford
Bradford, Manchester
Bradford Coal Co., Bradford, Manchester
H.L. Ward
Geo. Bentley
404
125
Coal, H & M
Parker
Bradford Fireclay
Bradford, Manchester
Edward Williams, Bradford, Manchester


3
2
Fireclay

Bradley Fold, "Nos. 1 & 2"
Little Lever
Thomas Fletcher and Sons, Bradleyfold Collieries, Bolton-le-Moors
John Howell
Roby Yates
190
70
Coal, H, M & S, and Fireclay
Cannel, Quarters, Doe and Trencherbone
Brandwood Moor
Stacksteads
Exors. of Abel Brierley, Stacksteads, Manchester
John Brierly
George H. Hacking
15
2
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Brearley
Brearley
Joseph Brierley, Brearley, Littleborough
Joseph Brierley

1
0
Coal, M
Two Foot
Breightmet
Breightmet, Bolton
Breightmet Colliery Co., Breightmet, near Bolton
Samuel Davies
Mark Bradley
112
29
Coal, H & M
Quarters, Ten Foot, Trencherbone, Yard, and Cannel
Bridgewater, "Nos. 1 and 2"
Worsley
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
Thomas Rushton
Eleazor Harrop
267
54
Coal, H, M & S
Cannel, Doe, and Trencherbone
Bridgewater, "Nos. 3 and 4"
Worsley
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
Thomas Rushton
Thomas Tonge
247
53
Coal, H, M & S
Binn, Brassy, Crumbouke and Seven Foot
Bridgewater, Water Levels, between Worsley Delf and South of Mangnall's, with the Ladder Pits and Shafts
Worsley
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
George Ridings
David Booth




Bridgewater, Water Levels, North of Mangnall's Pit to the Cannel Pillar at New Bury, with Ladder Pits and Shafts
Worsley
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
John Ainsworth
Benjamin Hayes




Bridgewater, Water Levels, North of the Cannel Pillar at New Bury, with Ladder Pits and Shafts
Worsley
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
James Ainsworth
Robert Stevenson




Brinsop
Lostock
Brinsop Hall Coal Co., Wigan
A.H. Leach
Robert Cartwright
10
4
Coal, H & M
Arley
Broad Clough
Bacup
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Newchurch, Manchester
Gathorn Bland

3
1
Coal, H & M

Broad Oak, "No. 2"
Hurst
Broad Oak Colliery Co., Ashton-under-Lyne
Arthur Miller
Robert Waddicor
12
11
Coal, H & M
Great
Broad Oak Nook
Hurst
Broad Oak Colliery Co., Ashton-under-Lyne
Arthur Miller
Robert Waddicor
97
25
Coal, M
Royley
Broad Oak and Tagclough
Accrington
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Accrington
Nathan Haworth
John Pilkington
62
9
Coal, H & M
Lower Mountain
Brookside
Westhoughton
Unsworth and Cowburn, Hindley Green, Wigan
Henry Cowburn
Joseph Chadwick
92
16
Coal, H & M
Four and Five Feet & Yard
Broomstair
Denton
Dukinfield Coal and Cannel Co. Ltd., Dukinfield, Cheshire
Richard Clay
James Gee
298
65
Coal, H & M
Great & Roger
Brushes Clough
Brushes Clough, Shaw
J. & R. Buckley, Shaw, near Oldham
Edmund Buckley

7
3
Coal, M
Little Mine
Brushes Clough
Crompton
Platt Bros. & Co. Ltd., Oldham
Robert Evans

3
0
Fireclay

Bunker's Hill
Stacksteads
Richd. Siddall, Stacksteads


3
0
Coal
Sand Rock. Abandoned
Burnt Hills
Burnley
Executors of Col. Hargreaves, Burnley
Thornton F. Clough

177
21
Coal, C, H & M
Lower and Upper Mountain
Butterworth Hall
Milnrow
Platt, Bros. and Co. Ltd., Oldham
Peter Bowden
Thos. Brierley
216
57
Coal, C, H & M
Mountain
Calf Clough
Wardle
John Roberts, Low Hades Farm, Wardle, near Rochdale


1
0
Coal, H
Little. Abandoned
Cartridge Nook
Whitworth
J.G. Dearden, The Manor House, The Orchard, Rochdale
Henry Matthew
Thos. Crossley
18
5
Coal, H & M
Mountain
Chamber
Chamber Lane, Oldham
Hopwood, Heron, and Others, 19, Queen's St., Oldham
Nicholas Needham

53
11
Coal, H & M
Royley
Chanters
Atherton
Fletcher, Burrows, and Co. Ltd., Atherton, Manchester
J.S. Burrows
James Westhead
322
79
Coal, H
Five Foot, Seven Foot, & Trencherbone
Charlton, "Nos. 1 & 2"
Little Hulton
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
James Ainsworth
Jas. Wallwork
55
10
Coal, G & H
Cannel
Chequerbent Arley
Over Hulton
Hulton Colliery Co. Ltd., Chequerbent, Bolton
Alfred J. Tonge
Peter Hampson
286
32
Coal, G & H
Arley
Chequerbent Yard
Over Hulton
Hulton Colliery Co. Ltd., Chequerbent, Bolton
Alfred J. Tonge
William Marsh
145
21
Coal, H & S
Yard
Chequerbent Three Quarters
Over Hulton
Hulton Colliery Co. Ltd., Chequerbent, Bolton
Alfred J. Tonge
Jeremiah Close
238
41
Coal, H
Three Quarters
Chisnall Hall
Coppull
Pearson and Knowles Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Ince, Wigan
Alfred Hodgkiss
Jacob Batey
135
48
Coal, G, H & M
Bottom Mine
Cleggswood
Littleborough
Hall and Rogers, Smithybridge, near Rochdale


11
1
Fireclay

Cleworth Hall
Tyldesley
Tyldesley Coal Co. Ltd., Tyldesley, Manchester
Wm. Kearsley
James Isherwood
304
46
Coal, G, H & M
Black and White, Six-Foot, & Trencherbone
Clifton
Burnley
Executors of Col. Hargreaves, Burnley
John W. Jobling

305
41
Coal, G, H & M
Arley
Clifton Hall
Clifton
A. Knowles and Sons Ltd., Pendlebury, near Manchester
Jonathan Hall

392
147
Coal, G, H & M
Trencherbone
Close Barn, "No. 2"
Ashworth
Ashworth Colliery Co. Ltd., Ashworth, near Rochdale
James Lord
Robert Crabtree
5
2
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Clough Head
Sharneyford, Bacup
Thos. Temperley and Sons, Sharneyford, Bacup
John Temperley

3
0
Coal, M & Fireclay
Half Yard
Combermere
Tyldesley
Tyldesley Coal Co. Ltd., Tyldesley, Manchester
Wm. Kearsley



Coal, H & M
Black and White
Copy
Cliviger
Cliviger Coal Co., Cliviger Collieries, near Burnley
John Jobling
James Wilson
33
8
Coal, C, H & M
Arley
Cornfield
Cornfield, Padiham
Executors of Col. Hargreaves, Burnley
Edmund Rushton

38
32
Coal, H & M
Bing
Cranberry Moss
Darwen
Ralph Entwistle and Co. Ltd., Darwen
Richard Walkden
Thos. Aspinall
50
6
Coal, M & Fireclay
Half-Yard
Croftside
Darcy Lever
Darcy Lever Coal Co., Darcy Lever, Bolton
Jas. Wolstencroft

156
98
Coal, G, H & M & Fireclay
Cannel, Doe, Quarters and Trencherbone
Crumbouke
Atherton
Fletcher, Burrows, and Co. Ltd., Atherton, Manchester
J.S. Burrows
Richard Leyland
196
78
Coal, H
Brassy and Crumbouke
Deansgreave
Britannia, near Bacup
John Lord, 11, Albert St., Britannia, Bacup
John Lord

1
0
Coal, H
Sand Rock
Deanwood Clay
Portsmouth
Brooks and Pickup, Towneley Collieries, Burnley
J.P. Ingham

5
0
Fireclay

Deerplay
Deerplay, near Bacup
Deerplay Colliery Co., Deerplay, near Bacup
Joshua Maden

10
3
Coal, M
Mountain
Denton
Denton
Denton Colliery Co. Ltd., Denton, near Manchester
Samson Garside
Philip Lloyd
268
49
Coal, H & M
Great and Roger
Dewhurst
Baxenden
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Accrington
Jas. Whittaker
Joseph Capstack
47
6
Coal, M
Upper Mountain
Duffcocker
Duffcocker, near Bolton
Samuel Rothwell, near Bolton
James Herbert Rothwell

24
4
Coal, M
Mountain
Doldrum
Rooley Moor
John Lomax and Co. Ltd., The Orchard, Rochdale
John Scholes
John Shorrock
20
3
Coal, H & M
Sand Rock
Drybank Farm
Wardle, near Rochdale
Edmund Clegg, Drybank Farm, Wardle, near Rochdale


1
0
Coal, H
Mountain
Duckworth Hall
Oswaldtwistle
Thos. Simpson and Co., Oswaldtwistle Colliery Office, 1, Rhyddings St., Oswaldtwistle, Accrington





Pumping
Duxbury Park
Duxbury, Chorley
Duxbury Park Colliery Co. Ltd., Chorley
James Halliwell

253
57
Coal, G, H, M & S
Arley, Bone, Cannel, and Yard
Eatock, "Nos. 1 & 2"
Westhoughton
The Wigan Coal and Iron Co., Wigan
Thos. G. Dobb
Robert Walsh
484
89
Coal, C, G & H
Arley and Yard
Eccleshill
Darwen
Joseph Place and Sons, Darwen
Wm. Whewell
W. Harwood
41
4
Coal, M, & Fireclay
Lower Mountain
Edge Fold
Worsley
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
George Ridings
David Booth



Pumping
Ellerbeck
Coppull, Chorley
Ellerbeck Collieries Ltd., Bank Chambers, Wigan
Henry Hollingworth
Samuel Spencer
460
148
Coal, G, H, M & S
Arley, Bone, Cannel, Smith & Yard
Ellesmere, "Nos. 1, 2, & 3 & Fan"
Worsley
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
John Ainsworth
Benjamin Hayes
114
32
Coal, G, H & M
Black, Cannel, Five Quarters, and Trencherbone
Fan
Atherton
Fletcher, Burrows, and Co. Ltd., Atherton, Manchester
J.S. Burrows





Fan
Tyldesley
Tyldesley Coal Co. Ltd., Tyldesley, Manchester
Wm. Kearsley





Farnworth, Bridge Top Pit
Little Lever
John Fletcher, Ladyshore, Little Lever, Bolton
John Hayward

3
6
Coal, M
Gingham. Pumping
Farnworth, Bottom Pit
Little Lever
John Fletcher, Ladyshore, Little Lever, Bolton
John Hayward



Coal, H & M
Doe and Five Quarters. Winding Water
Ferney Field
Chadderton
Chamber Colliery Co. Ltd., Hollinwood, Oldham
W.W. Millington
James Clark

4
Coal
Bent. Discontinued
Foggs
Darcy Lever
Andrew Knowles and Sons Ltd., Pendlebury, near Manchester
Joseph Kay

198
38
Coal, C, G, H & M
Doe, Five Quarters, and Trencherbone
Gambleside
Crawshaw Booth
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Rossendale Collieries, Newchurch, Manchester
Wm. Ashworth
Robert Howarth
30
2
Coal, H & M
Lower Mountain
Gibfield Arley
Atherton
Fletcher, Burrows, and Co. Ltd., Atherton, Manchester
J.S. Burrows
William Roden
519
260
Coal, G & H
Arley and Yard
Gin
Astley
Astley and Tyldesley Salt Co. Ltd., Tyldesley, Manchester
Ralph Gibbon Green; John Walshaw

240
55
Coal, G, H & S
Crumbouke and Six Foot
Goodshaw Hill
Goodshaw Hill, Rawtenstall
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Rossendale Collieries, Newchurch, Manchester
Wm. Ashworth
William Riley
39
7
Coal, H & M
Lower Mountain
Great Harwood
Great Harwood
Altham Colliery Co. (Geo. Wm. Macalpine, Accrington)
George Elce
John Clough
182
54
Coal, H & M
Lower Mountain
Great Lever
Bolton
The Earl of Bradford, Estate Office, Bolton
Edward Bradshaw
John Adamson
173
45
Coal, G, H & M
Cannel, Doe, Five Quarters, & Yard
Greave
Bacup
Townsend and Co., Bacup
John Jackson



Coal, M
Mountain. Abandoned
Greensmoor
Stacksteads
Richd. Siddall, Stacksteads




Coal, M
Sand Rock. Abandoned
Grime Bridge
Newchurch
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Rossendale Collieries, Newchurch, Manchester
J. Illingworth
James Law
44
11
Coal, H & M
Lower Mountain
Gristlehurst
Simpson Clough, near Heywood
Pickford and Diggle, Simpson Clough, near Heywood
Adam Hall

22
2
Coal, H & M
Arley. Abandoned
Habergham
Burnley
Exors. of Colonel Hargreaves, Burnley
Thomas Walton

318
46
Coal, C, G, H & M
Arley
Hades Farm
Wardle
Pickles Hartley, Wardle, near Rochdale
George Hartley

1
0
Coal, H
Mountain
Hanging Chadder
Thornham
Oldham, Middleton, and Rochdale Coal Co. Ltd., Edge Lane, Oldham
Walter Evans




Pumping
Hapton Valley
Burnley
Exors. of Col. Hargreaves, Burnley
Martin Clough

138
20
Coal, C, H & M
Mountain
Haugh Hey
Haugh Hey, Rochdale
James Leach, New Hey, Butterworth, Rochdale
Benjn. Mills

3
0
Coal, M
Half Yard
Helmclough
Greensmoor, Stacksteads
Hardman Bros., Acres Mill, Stacksteads, Manchester
John Greenhalgh

17
1
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Hewlett, "No. 1"
West Loughton
The Wigan Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Wigan
Thos. G. Dobb
William Barton
308
77
Coal, C, G & H
Arley
Hewlett, "No. 2"
West Loughton
The Wigan Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Wigan
Thos. G. Dobb
Richard Pilkington
673
105
Coal, C, G & H
Arley and Yard
Heyfield
Westleigh
Westleigh Colliery Co. Ltd., Leigh, Manchester
Joseph Waterworth
Thos. Arnold
190
33
Coal, G & H
Wigan, Four and Six Foot
Higher Shore
Littleborough
E. Clegg and Son Ltd., Shore Mills, Littleborough
E. Midgeley



Coal, M
Forty Yards and Lower Foot. Discontinued
Hill Top
Calderbrook, Littleborough
Littleborough Dyeing Co., Littleborough, Manchester
Saml. Stott
J.E. Singleton
29
5
Coal, M & Fireclay
Forty Yards
Hoddlesden
Hoddlesden, Darwen
Joseph Place and Sons, Hoddlesden, Darwen
James Radcliffe
James Lightbown
151
21
Coal, M, & Fireclay
Yard and Half Yard
Hodge Hill
Whitworth
James Griffiths Dearden, The Manor House, The Orchard, Rochdale
Henry Matthew
Samuel Kay
15
1
Coal, H & M
Mountain
Hole House
Cliviger
Cliviger Coal Co., Cliviger Collieries, near Burnley
John Jobling
Robert Wild
23
18
Coal, C, H & M
Arley
Hole in Bank and Mitchells
Baxenden
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Accrington
James Whittaker
John George; Henry Barnes; Josh. Holt
130
34
Coal, C, H & M
Lower Mountain
Huncoat
Huncoat
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Accrington
Henry Smith
Charles Gorden
255
63
Coal, C, H & M
Upper and Lower Mountain
Hunger Hill
Rooley Moor
John Lomax and Co. Ltd., The Orchard, Rochdale
John Scholes
John Sharrock
30
4
Coal, H & M
Sand Rock
Hunt Clough
Chadderton
Chamber Colliery Co. Ltd., Hollinwood, Oldham
W.W. Millington
Joseph Taylor
72
9
Coal, H & M
Royley
Jubilee
Crompton
Platt Bros. and Co. Ltd., Oldham
Robert Evans
Joseph Mills
143
29
Coal, C, H & M
Mountain
King Coal
Blackrod
The Wigan Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Wigan
A.E. Webster




Pumping
Knotts
Hapton
Knott's Colliery Co. Ltd., Hapton, near Burnley
James Hargreaves

33
8
Coal, H & M
Arley
Knowl, Lower East
Knowle, Wolstenholme
Jas. Butterworth and Sons, Greenbooth, Rochdale
Robert Coupe
James Hoyle
9
2
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Land
Shawforth
J.G. Dearden, The Manor House, The Orchard, Rochdale
William Coupe

29
2
Coal, H & M
Little Mine
Lee
Brandwood Moor
Thomas Leech, Lee Colliery, Bacup
Edmund Whitworth

12
2
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Limehurst
Waterloo, Ashton-under-Lyne
New Limehurst Colliery Co. Ltd., Ashton-under-Lyne
Owen Hughes
Henry Lowe
292
38
Coal, H & G
Peacock and Two Foot
Linnyshaw, "Nos. 1 & 2"
Worsley
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
John Ainsworth
William Marsh
298
50
Coal, H, M & S
Brasst, Crumbouke and Seven Foot
Little Hey
Kersley
Clifton and Kersley Coal Co. Ltd., Clifton, Manchester





Pumping
Lords Moss
Farnworth
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
John Ainsworth




Pumping
Lovers Lane
Atherton
Fletcher, Burrows and Co. Ltd., Atherton, Manchester
J.S. Burrows
Samuel Berry
41
11
Coal
Four and Five Foot
Lower Darwen and Knuzden
Lower Darwen
Lower Darwen Coal Co., 1, Rhyddings St., Oswaldtwistle, Accrington
Lawrence Towneley

190
46
Coal, C, H & M
Lower Mountains
Lower Elpit Edge
Haugh Hey, Rochdale
E.J. Butterworth, Friarswood, Delph, near Oldham
Robert Lawton

11
2
Coal, M
Yard
Lower Hall, "No. 1"
Westleigh
Westleigh Colliery Co. Ltd., Leigh, Manchester
Joseph Waterworth
Enoch Hilton
251
51
Coal, H
Crumbouke
Lower Hall, "No. 2"
Westleigh
Westleigh Colliery Co. Ltd., Leigh, Manchester
Joseph Waterworth
Wm. Tither
201
49
Coal, H & S
Four and Seven Foot
Machine
Farnworth
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
James Ainsworth





Manor
Kersley
Clifton and Kersley Coal Co. Ltd., Clifton, Manchester
William Wallwork

323
77
Coal, H
Black, Doe, Fire Quarters and White
Meadow Head
Wolstenholme
James Howard, 128, Sussex Street, Southport




Coal
Sand Rock. Discontinued
Middlewood
Wardle, Rochdale
Middlewood Colliery Co., Middlewood, Wardle, Rochdale

Thos. Walton
9
1
Coal, M, & Fireclay
Little Mine
Miller Fold
Accrington
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Accrington
Nathan Haworth
John Dewhurst
42
5
Coal, M
Upper Mountain
Montcliffe
Horwich, Bolton
Adam, Mason and Son, Mountcliffe, Horwich, Bolton
Joseph Crankshaw
Joseph Kenwright
26
7
Coal, M, & Fireclay
Mountain
Moorfields
Altham
Altham Colliery Co., (G.W. Macalpine), Accrington
George Elce
James Hall
295
85
Coal, C, H & M, & Fireclay
Lower Mountain
Moor Road
Chorley
Chorley Colliery Co. Ltd., Weldbank Road, Chorley
Peter Grime

62
21
Coal, H & M
Mountain
Moorside
Altham
Edward Pilkington, 72, Blackburn Road, Clayton-le-Moors, near Accrington
Edward Pilkington

4
1
Coal, M
Arley
Mosley Common, "Nos. 1, 2 & 5"
Worsley
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
George Ridings
David Booth, Nos. 1 & 2; Peter Rawson, No. 5
748
85
Coal, H, M & S
Brassy, Crumbouke and Seven Foot
Mosley Common, "Nos. 3 & 4"
Worsley
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
George Ridings
William Potter; Ralph Cook
406
57
Coal, H
Trencherbone
Moston
Newton Heath
Platt Bros and Co. Ltd., Oldham
Richard Purdy
Thos. Seamen
402
136
Coal, H & M
Big Mine, Colonel, Fox Holes & Mary Mine
Nabb
Dean, near Newchurch
Geo. Hargreaves & Co., Rossendale Collieries, Newchurch, Manchester
J. Illingworth Law
Geo. Haworth
39
8
Coal, H & M
Lower Mountain
Nelson
Shakerley
Wm. Ramsden and Sons, Tyldesley, Manchester
Jesse Wallwork
Alex. Almond


Coal, H
Trencherbone
New Lester, "No. 1"
Tyldesley
James Roscoe and Sons, Little Hulton, Bolton
John Marshall
John Newton
11
6
Coal, H
Trencherbone
New Lester, "No. 2"
Tyldesley
James Roscoe and Sons, Little Hulton, Bolton
John Marshall
John Newton
19
8

Sinking
Newtown, "No. 1"
Clifton
Clifton and Kearsley Coal Co. Ltd., Clifton, Manchester
Henry Brooks

427
92
Coal, C, G, H & M, & Fireclay
Doe and Five Quarters
Newtown, "No. 2"
Clifton
Clifton and Kearsley Coal Co. Ltd., Clifton, Manchester
Percy Lee Wood
Jos. Brockbank
566
199
Coal, G, H & M
Cannel & Trencherbone
Newtown, "No. 3"
Clifton
Clifton and Kearsley Coal Co. Ltd., Clifton, Manchester
Percy Lee Wood




Upcast
Nook
Astley
Astley and Tyldesley Coal and Salt Co. Ltd., Manchester
Ralph Gibbon Green
Richard Birchall; James Eckersley
480
125
Coal, H & M
Binn & Crumbouke
Nook, "No. 3"
Astley
Astley and Tyldesley Coal and Salt Co. Ltd., Manchester
Ralph Gibbon Green




Sinking
Nook
Oswaldtwistle
Adam Diamond, 5, Hopwood Street, Oswaldtwistle, near Accrington
Adam Diamond

2
2
Coal, M
Old Robin. Abandoned
Oak
Oldham
Chamber Colliery Co. Ltd., Hollingwood, Oldham
W.W. Millington
George Sumner
146
21
Coal, H & M
Bent
Old Clough
Bacup
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Rossendale Collieries, Newchurch, Manchester
Gathorn Bland
John Hey
7
1
Coal, H & M
Lower Mountain
Old Lyons
Darwen
Ralph Brownlow, Hollins Head Terrace, Tockholes, Darwen


3
2
Coal, M
Mountain Mine
Old Meadows
Darwen
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Rossendale Collieries, Newchurch, Manchester
Gathorn Bland
Adam Holt
54
12
Coal, H & M
Lower Mountain
Outwood, "No. 2"
Pilkington
Thos. Fletcher & Sons, Outwood Collieries, Stoneclough, Manchester
John Lomax
John Wolstenholme; Ralph Drinnan; Moses Tatlock; Nathaniel Greenhalgh
459
95
Coal, H & M
Cannel, Doe, Five Quarters & Trencherbone
Outwood, "No. 4"
Pilkington
Thos. Fletcher & Sons, Outwood Collieries, Stoneclough, Manchester
John Lomax
John Bleakley; Joseph Blank; Thomas Waller
568
96
Coal, H, M & S
Two Yard; Three Yard and Gingham
Owl Hole
Little Lever
John Fletcher, Ladyshore, Little Lever, Bolton
John Hayward
Peter Lomax
206
96
Coal, H & M
Trencherbone
Park
Westhoughton
Unsworth and Cowburn, Hindley Green, Wigan
Henry Cowburn

12
3
Coal, H
Seven Feet
Peel Hall, "Nos. 1, 2, & 3"
Little Hulton
James Roscoe and Sons, Little Hulton, Bolton
John Marshall
John Newton
362
45
Coal, G, H & M
Seven Feet; Five Quarters - Discontinued; Trencherbone - Abandoned
Peelwood
Tyldesley
Tyldesley Coal Co. Ltd., Tyldesley, Manchester
Wm. Kearsley
James Howcroft
262
104
Coal, G & H
Trencherbone and Seven Feet
Pemberton House
Welch Whittle
James Barker and Sons, Welch Whittle, Chorley
Wm. Jones

84
20
Coal, H
Arley Mine
Pendlebury
Pendlebury
Andrew Knowles and Sons Ltd., Pendlebury, near Manchester
Godfrey Baker

640
165
Coal, C, G, H & M
Binn, Doe, Four Foot, Rams, and Shuttle
Pendleton, "Nos. 1 & 2"
Pendleton
Andrew Knowles and Sons Ltd., Pendlebury, near Manchester
Israel Barker

441
126
Coal, G & H
Rams
Priestners, "No. 1"
Pendleton
The Wigan Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Wigan
Robert B. Mawson
John Howarth
167
19
Coal, H
Crumbouke
Priestners, "No. 2"
Westleigh
The Wigan Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Wigan
Robert B. Mawson
Nehemiah Wood
220
51
Coal, H
Bickershaw Seven Foot
Railway
Cliviger
Cliviger Coal Co., Cliviger Collieries, near Burnley
John Jobling
John Greenwood
31
23
Coal, C, H & M
Arley
Rake
Littleborough
Littleborough Fireclay Co. Ltd., Rake, Littleborough
Samuel Lord

5
0
Coal, M & Fireclay
Forty Yards. Abandoned
Ranglet
Chorley
Chorley Colliery Co. Ltd., Weldbeck Road, Chorley





Sinking
Reedley
Burnley
Executors of Colonel Hargreaves, Burnley
John Landless
John Thos. Smith
292
38
Coal, C, G, H & M
Arley
Ringley
Outwood
Thos. Fletcher and Sons, Outwood Collieries, Stoneclough, Manchester




Coal
Top Four Feet. Discontinued
Rishton
Rishton
P.W. Pickup, Rishton, Blackburn
William Pickup
Henry Pomfret
240
38
Coal, C, H & M, & Fireclay
Lower Mountain
Rivin
Little Lever
Andrew Knowles and Sons Ltd., Pendlebury, near Manchester
Joseph Kay

12
2
Coal, H & M
Lower Yard and Lower Three Yard. Abandoned
Rivington Moor
Rivington Moor
John W. Crompton and Thos. Crookes, 46, Market Street, Adlington
John Hilton

2
0
Coal, M
Mountain
Roads
Wardle
Charles Crossley, Marled Earth, Wardle, Rochdale
Chas. Crossley

6
1
Coal, M
Little Mine, Foot Mine
Rose Hill
Bolton
Samuel Scowcroft and Sons Ltd., Rose Hill Colliery, Bolton
Henry Knight
John Grime
130
18
Coal, H & M
Doe, Five Quarters and Trencherbone
Roundthorn
Roundthorn, Oldham
Glodwick Coal, Brick and Fireclay Co. Ltd., Glodwick, Oldham

J.W. Needham
7
2
Coal, M
Blendfire
Rowley
Worsthorne, Burnley
Executors of Colonel Hargreaves, Burnley
John Landless
William Smith
94
25
Coal, M
Dandy
Royton
Royton
Oldham, Middleton, and Rochdale Coal Co. Ltd., Edge Lane, Oldham
Walter Evans
Thos. Scholes
160
20
Coal, H & M
Royley
Saunder Clough
Dulesgate
Geo. Earnshaw and Sons, Saunder Clough, Dulesgate, Todmorden
Geo. Earnshaw

5
0
Coal, M, & Fireclay
Half Yard
Scaitcliffe
Accrington
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Accrington
Henry Smith
James Fletcher
119
16
Coal, H & M
Lower Mountain
Schofield Hall
Littleborough
James Howard, 128, Sussex Road, Southport
W.H. Hamer

2
0


School
Over Hulton
Hulton Colliery Co. Ltd., Chequerbent, Bolton
Major Crook
John Lee
95
19
Coal, S
Two Feet
Scout Moor
Walmersley
Executors of Lawrence Duckworth, Ramsbottom, Manchester
James Duckworth
Thos. Hoyle
11
2
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Scowcrofts
Kersley
Clifton and Kersley Coal Co. Ltd., Clifton, Manchester





Pumping
Shackleton
Shawforth
J.G. Dearden, The Manor House, The Orchard, Rochdale
William Evans

67
4
Coal, H & M
Little Mine
Shakerley Collieries

W. Ramsden and Sons
Jesse Wallwork

442
87


Sheepbank
Littleborough
James Howard, 128, Sussex Road, Southport




Coal
Foot. Discontinued
Sheephouse Clough
Bacup
James Ratcliffe, Blackwood, Stacksteads
Ellis Ratcliffe

9
2
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Smear Hall
Wray, near Lancaster
Robert Clarkson and Son, Wray, near Lancaster
Robert Clarkson

4
1
Coal, H
Unknown
Smethurst Hall Fireclay
Birtle
A. & J. Chadwick, Smethurst Hall Firebrick Works, Birtle, Bury
John Holt

3
2
Fireclay

Snapes
Westleigh
The Wigan Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Wigan





Water Pit
Snow Hill
Darcy Lever
Darcy Lever Coal Co., Darcy Lever, Bolton
James Wolstancroft

6
0
Coal, M
Four and Ten Foot
Snydale Hall
Westhoughton
Westhoughton Coal and Cannel Co. Ltd., Westhoughton, Bolton
J.S. Caldwell
Henry Johnson
212
42
Coal, H
Arley and Three Quarter
South Grain
Dulesgate
J.G. Dearden, The Manor House, The Orchard, Rochdale
Robert Kershaw

12
2
Coal, H & M
Mountain
Sovereign
Westleigh
The Wigan Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Wigan
Robert Mawson
Abraham Noden
180
68
Coal, H, M & S
Hindley Green Five and Six Foot
Spindlepoint
Kersley
Clifton and Kersley Coal Co. Ltd., Clifton, Manchester
William Nelson

360
79
Coal, G & H
Cannel, Plodder & Trencherbone
Stacksteads
Stacksteads
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Rossendale Collieries, Newchurch, Manchester
John Lord
Samuel Feber
40
5
Coal, M
Upper Mountain
Stacksteads Top Pit
Stacksteads
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Rossendale Collieries, Newchurch, Manchester
John Lord
Samuel Feber
6
1
Coal, H & M
Lower Mountain
Stanhill
Oswaldtwistle
Thos. Simpson and Co., Oswaldtwistle Colliery Office, 1, Rhyddings Street, Oswaldtwistle, Accrington




Coal, C, H & M
Lower Mountain
Starring
Littleborough
Ralph Ashworth and Co. Ltd., Starring, Littleborough, Manchester
William Dransfield
John Fitton
24
2
Coal, M & Fireclay
Forty Yard and Mountain
Stockfield
Chadderton
Chamber Colliery co. Ltd., Hollinwood, Oldham
W.W. Millington
Isaac Turner
181
25
Coal, G, H & M
Royley
Stoneclough
Kearsley
Stoneclough Colliery Co., Stoneclough, Manchester
John Livesey
Joseph Seddon
19
7
Coal, H & M
Plodder
Stonehill
Farnworth
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors





Pumping
Stopes, "Nos. 1, 2, & 3"
Little Lever & Radcliffe
Thos. Fletcher and Sons, Stopes Collieries, Little Lever, Bolton
John Howell
Thomas Stafford
460
142
Coal, H, M & S, & Fireclay
Quarters, Trencherbone, Cannel, Two Yard, Three Yard, Ten Foot and Yard
Swinshaw
Crawshaw Booth
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Rossendale Collieries, Newchurch, Manchester
William Ashworth
Robt. Haworth
23
9
Coal, H & M
Lower Mountain
Taylor's Green
Darwen
Thos. Knowles, Spring Vale Fireclay Works, Darwen
Richard E. Knowles
Thomas Heap
27
3
Coal, M & Fireclay
Half Yard
Thornlee
Thornlee
Lancashire Firebrick Co. Ltd., Thornlee Lees, Oldham
William Liversage

2
3
Fireclay

Todmorden Moor
Dulesgate
J.G. Dearden, The Manor House, The Orchard, Rochdale
Edmund Lord

36
4
Coal, H & M
Mountain
Tonge
Tong, Bolton
T. and H.T. Scowcroft, Tong Colliery, Bolton-le-Moors
Wm. Norris

125
28
Coal, H & M
Bancroft and Five Quarters
Tong End Pasture
Facit
Henry Heys and Co., Facit Quarries, Shawforth, Rochdale
Adam Walker

3
0
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Tongs Field
Farnworth
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
John Ainsworth





Tooter Hill
Sharneyford
J.G. Dearden, The Manor House, The Orchard, Rochdale
William Evans

24
2
Coal, H & M
Mountain
Town Bent
Oswaldtwistle
Thos. Simpson & Co., Oswaldtwistle Colliery Office, 1, Rhyddings Street, Oswaldtwistle, Accrington
Joseph Thompson

181
21
Coal, C, H & M
Lower Mountain
Towneley, "Demesne" and "Drift"
Towneley
Brooks and Pickup, Towneley Collieries, Burnley
J.P. Ingham
James Taylor
496
148
Coal, C, G, H & M
Demesne - Arlet and Dandy; Drift - Upper and Lower Mountain
Tunshill
Tunshill
Platt Bros. and Co. Ltd., Oldham
Peter Boden
Samuel Taylor


Coal, C, H & M
Mountain. Discontinued
Tunshill Hey
Littleborough
Benjamin Chadwick, Schofield Hall, and Executors of Alfred Wild, Littleborough
Benjamin Chadwick

9
0
Coal, M
Little
Turton Moor
Turton Moor
Turton Moor Sanitary Pipe Co. Ltd., Egerton, near Bolton
Wm. Taylor
Jonathan Taylor
60
10
Coal, M, & Fireclay
Mountain
Tyldesley
Tyldesley
Astley and Tyldesley Coal and Salt Co. Ltd., Tyldesley, Manchester
John Walshaw

629
137
Coal, G, H & S
Brassy, Crumbouke, Six Feet, Seven Feet and Trencherbone
Union
Cliviger
Cliviger Coal Co., Cliviger Collieries, near Burnley
John Jobbing
Robert Wild
79
18
Coal, C, H & M
Arley
Victoria
Atherton
Fletcher, Burrows and Co. Ltd., Atherton, Manchester
J.S. Burrows
George Fouldes
138
54
Coal
Six and Seven Feet
Victoria
Darcy Lever
Darcy Lever Coal Co., Darcy Lever, Bolton
Thos. Cunliffe

111
0
Coal, H & M
Doe, Quarters and Trencherbone
Victoria
Little Lever
John Fletcher, Ladyshore, Little Lever, Bolton
John Hayward
James Brown
114
0
Coal, H & M
Cannel
Victoria
Rumworth
Thos. Brocklehurst, Victoria Colliery, Rumworth, Bolton
Thos. Brocklehurst
Edwin H. Rosbottom
40
10
Coal, H & M
Arley
Wallnook
Wardle
J.G. Dearden, The Manor House, The Orchard, Rochdale
William Jackson

25
2
Coal, H & M
Mountain
Welch Whittle
Welch Whittle
Blainscough Colliery Co. Ltd., Coppull, Chorley
Isaiah Richardson
James Cunliffe
244
69

Arley and Cannel
Weld Bank (see also Moor Road)
Chorley
Chorley Colliery Co. Ltd., Weldbank Road, Chorley
Peter Grime



Coal, H & M
Arley. Discontinued
Wellington
Shakerley
Wm. Ramsden and Sons, Tyldesley, Manchester
Jesse Wallwork
Alex. Almond


Coal, G & H, & Fireclay
Arley, Hill Hole, Trencherbone and Yard
Westhoughton, "Nos. 4, 6 & 7"
Blackrod
Wm. Woods and Sons, Scot Lane Collieries, Blackrod, Chorley
James Thompson

197
35
Coal, H, M & S
Yard, King & Arley
Westhoughton, New, "Nos. 1 & 2"
Westhoughton
Westhoughton Coal and Cannel Co. Ltd., Westhoughton, Bolton
J.S. Caldwell
J. Halliwell; H. Johnson
580
126
Coal, H, M & S
Arley and Yard
Westhoughton, New, "No. 3"
Lostock
Westhoughton Coal and Cannel Co. Ltd., Westhoughton, Bolton
J.S. Caldwell



Coal, H & M
Arley. Discontinued
Westleigh
Westleigh
Westleigh Colliery Co. Ltd., Leigh, Manchester
Joseph Waterworth
Thos. Arnold
12
2
Coal, H & S
Five Foot, Six Foot, Wigan Five Foot & Wigan Six Foot
Wetearth
Clifton
Clifton and Kersley Coal Co. Ltd., Clifton, Manchester
James Holt
Wm. Wolstenholme
304
102
Coal, G & H
Cannel, Doe, Five Quarters & Trencherbone
Wetearth Drift
Clifton
Clifton and Kersley Coal Co. Ltd., Clifton, Manchester
Wm. Nelson, jun.

166
34
Coal
White
Wharton Hall, "No. 1"
Tyldesley
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
James Ainsworth
Henry Duncan
247
47
Coal, H & S
Black and White
Wharton Hall, "Nos. 2 & 3"
Tyldesley
Bridgewater Trustees, Walkden, Bolton-le-Moors
James Ainsworth
Henry Duncan
55
22
Coal, G, H & M
Trencherbone
Whinney Fan
Altham
Altham Colliery Co. (G.W. Macalpine), Accrington
George Elce





Whinney Hill
Altham
Altham Colliery Co. (G.W. Macalpine), Accrington
George Elce
William Hope
173
45
Coal, C, H & M, & Fireclay
Lower Mountain
Whitebirk
Blackburn
Wm. and C. Shaw and Co., Whitebirk Colliery, Whitebirk, near Blackburn
Chas. E. Arthur
Robert Vickery
3
2
Coal, M, & Fireclay
Mountain. Abandoned
Whitefield
Wardle
John Stott and Bros. Ltd., Wardle, Rochdale
James Whatnough

16
2
Coal, M
Mountain
Whittaker Wood
Littleborough
Mrs. Mary Magson, Whittaker Wood, Littleborough


1
0
Coal, M
Lower Foot
Wicken Hall
New Hay
Ed. Schunck, Wicken Hall, New Hey, Rochdale
Robert Clegg



Coal, M
Three Quarters. Abandoned
Winter Hill Fireclay
Horwich, Bolton
John Crankshaw and Son., Horwich, near Bolton
James Thompson

6
2
Coal, M, & Fireclay
Mountain
Woodnook
Accrington
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Accrington
Nathan Haworth
John Dewhurst
20
3
Coal, H & M
Lower Mountain
Woodpark
Bardsley
Chamber Colliery Co. Ltd., Hollinwood, Oldham
W.W. Millington
Ed. Bradbury
152
19
Coal, G, H & M
Peacock and Two Foot
Yew Tree
Tyldesley
Tyldesley Coal Co. Ltd., Tyldesley, Manchester
Wm. Kearsley
James Isherwood
118
23
Coal, H, M & S
Seven Feet
Total
30912
7454

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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