Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Lancashire's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Metalliferous 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 Flagstone, Limestone & Rock Salt Mines worked under the Metalliferous Mines Regulation Act, in North and East Lancashire, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Agent
Workers
Minerals Worked
U/G
Sur.
Ardwick
Ardwick, Manchester
Wm. Brocklehurst and Co., Ardwick Lime Works, Manchester

1
0
Limestone
Barton
Darwen
Sharrock, Bury & Knowles, Fern Cottage, Lough Road Road, Darwen

11
8
Flagstone
Britannia
Britannia
Brooks and Brooks, Cloughfold, near Manchester

19
28
Flagstone
Cowclough Pasture
Whitworth
Robert Jackson and Sons, Whitworth

3
10
Flagstone
Crawshawbooth
Crawshawbooth
Ormerod Ashworth, Ring Row, Crawshawbooth

5
4
Flagstone
Great Height
Cloughfield
John Holden, Cloughfold, Manchester

3
5
Flagstone
Horncliffe
Horncliffe
Walton Bros., Horncliffe, Rawtenstall, near Manchester

46
46
Flagstone
Moss
Shawforth
Arthur Turner, Shawforth

9
31
Flagstone
Pike Law
Lower Booths
Thomas Duckworth, Cloughfold

7
7
Flagstone
Preesall
Fleetwood
United Alkali Co. Ltd., G., 11, Exchange Buildings, Liverpool
F. Thompson
97
80
Rock Salt
Rose Hill
Darwen
R.S. & W. Entwistle, Sough, Darwen

39
31
Flagstone
Schofield Hey
Whitworth
Robt. Jackson & Sons, Whitworth, near Rochdale

2
3
Flagstone
Scout
Newchurch
Thos. Windle and Son, Scout Quarry, Newchurch, near Manchester

12
24
Flagstone
Scout Moor
Shuttleworth
Jas. Whittaker and Son, Scout Moor Quarries, Shuttleworth, near Bury

6
3
Flagstone
Shawforth
Shawforth
Isaac Law, Shawforth, near Rochdale

10
13
Flagstone
Tong End Pasture
Facit
Henry Heys and Co., Facit Quarries, Shawforth, near Rochdale

34
40
Flagstone
Total
304
333

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