Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

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Antrim's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Metalliferous Mines

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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 Metalliferous Mines Regulation Act, in Co. Antrim, Province of Ulster, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Agent
Workers
Minerals Worked
U/G
Sur.
Barard
Cushendall
Antrim Iron Ore Co. Ltd., 1, Victoria Chambers, Belfast
Harry Williams
10
3
Alum Clay (Bauxite)
Burleigh
Carrickfergus
Salt Union Limited, Carrickfergus
Alex. Miscampbell
6
4
Rock Salt
Cargan
Cargan
British Aluminium Co. Ltd., 9, Victoria Street, London. Walker and Piele, Agents, Whitehaven
John Dryburgh, Manager
17
2
Alum Clay (Bauxite)
Coreen
Broughshane
Jno. Hollway, Kennet, Worcester, and Vintry, Union Wharves, Upper Thames Street, London
Alex. Gillespie, Martinstown Post Office, Ballymena


Alum Clay (Bauxite)
Downshire
Carrickfergus
Carrickfergus Salts Works Co., Carrickfergus
Jas. Logan
4
2
Rock Salt
Duncrue
Carrickfergus
Salt Union Ltd., Carrickfergus
Alex. Miscampbell
10
6
Rock Salt
Eden
Carrickfergus
Salt Union Limited, Carrickfergus
Alex. Miscampbell


Rock Salt. Discontinued
Essathackan
Parkmore
Antrim Iron Ore Co. Ltd., 1, Victoria Chambers, Belfast

5
2
Alum Clay (Bauxite)
Evishnably
Glenravel
(Jno. Hollway), Mount Cashel Iron Ore Co., 12, Victoria Chambers, Belfast
Alex. Gillespie
31
4
Iron Ore and Alum Clay (Bauxite)
Glenarm
Glenarm
Antrim Iron Ore Co. Ltd., 1, Victoria Chambers, Belfast
Harry Williams
32
16
Iron Ore
Glenravel
Slieveniah
Jno. Fisher and Company, Fishers Buildings, Barrow-in-Furness

31
20
Iron Ore
Irish Hill
Straid
Bauxite Company Limited, Irwell Chambers, W. Fazakerley Street, Liverpool
John Furniss
7
1
Alum Clay (Bauxite)
Maiden Mount
Carrickfergus
Salt Union Limited, Carrickfergus
Alex. Miscampbell
8
3
Rock Salt
New Carrickfergus
Carrickfergus
Salt Mines Syndicate Limited, Carrickfergus
W.A. Fletcher
12
6
Rock Salt
Parkmore
Ballymena
Antrim Iron Ore Co. Ltd., 1, Victoria Chambers, Belfast
Harry Williams
44
7
Iron Ore
Rathkenny
Ballymena
Antrim Iron Ore Co. Ltd., 1, Victoria Chambers, Belfast

61
4
Iron Ore
Tennant
Carrickfergus
Chemical Salt Co. Ltd., 40, West Nile St., Glasgow
Robert Walker
20
14
Rock Salt
Troostan
Parkmore
Antrim Iron Ore Co. Ltd., 1, Victoria Chambers, Belfast



Alum Clay (Bauxite)
Tuftarney
Newtown-Crommelin
Crommelin Mining Co. Ltd., 36, Lowther Street, Whitehaven
Jno. Dryburgh
23
3
Iron Ore and Alum Clay (Bauxite)
Total
321
97

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