Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

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

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From the Tables compiled by C. Le Neve Foster, H.M. Inspector for the North Wales District in his Report for 1896


List of Mines worked under the Metalliferous Mines Regulation Act, in Cardiganshire, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Agent
Workers
Minerals Worked
U/G
Sur.
Bronfloyd
Penrhyncoch, Aberystwyth
Griffith Jones, Peter Jones, and John Jenkins, Penrhyncoch, Bow Street, R.S.O.
Peter Jones


Lead Ore. Suspended
Bryn-yr-Afr
Talybont
Mid-Wales Mines Limited, 63, Renfield Street, Glasgow
John Mitchell
32
18
Lead and Zinc Ore
Bwlchglas
Talybont
Plynlimmon and Havan Co. Ltd., 48, Castle Street, Liverpool
Frederick Williams
5
0

Castell
Ponterwyd
Bainbridge, Boundy, and McIlquham, Billiter Square Buildings, London, E.C.
John Owen
2
0
Zinc Ore
Cwmerfyn
Goginan
George Burnell, Heathbourne, Copers Cope Road, Beckenham, Kent; Address: J.H. Roberts, Cwmerfyn Mine, Bow Street, R.S.O., Cardiganshire
J.H. Roberts
2
0
Lead Ore
Cwmystwyth (Started, Jan. 1897)
Devil's Bridge
Bainbridge, Boundy, and McIlquham, Billiter Square Buildings, London, E.C.
John Owen
4
0
Lead Ore
East Darren
Cwmsymlog
East Darren Mining Co. Ltd., 8, Billiter Square Buildings, London, E.C.
John Mitchell
27
26
Lead Ore
Esgair-hir
Talyont
Welsh Mining Corporation Ltd., 70, Temple Chambers, Temple Avenue, London, E.C.; Address: Major C.F. Buttle, 70, Temple Chambers, Temple Avenue, London, E.C.
W. Northey
16
24
Copper and Lead Ore
Esgairmwyn
Strata Florida
Thomas W. Ward, Fitzalan Chambers, Sheffield
J.H. Roberts
4
5
Lead Ore
Florida
Strata Florida Station
George Westall, St. Stephen's Chambers, Telegraph Street, Moorgate Street, London, E.C.
J. Jackson
0
7
Lead and Zinc Ore
Frongoch
Devil's Bridge
John Kitto, Blodwen House, Aberystwyth
John Owen
61
66
Lead and Zinc Ore
Hafan and Henfwlch
Talybont
Plynlimmon and Havan Co. Ltd., 48, Castle Street, Liverpool
Frederick Williams


Suspended
Lisburne
Ysbytty Ystwyth; Pontrhyd-y-Groes
P. and T. Garland, S. Michell and J. McIlquham, Ystradmeurig, R.S.O.
Peter Garland
2
0
Lead Ore
Lodge Park
Glandovey
P.P. Pryse, Lodge Park, Glandovey, R.S.O.
P.P. Pryse


Suspended
Nantycria
Ponterwyd
Nantycria Mining Co., c/o Exors. of the late George Green, Foundry, Aberystwyth



Suspended
Pendinas
Talybont
Edward Evans, Talybont, Glandovey, R.S.O., Cardiganshire
Edward Evans
2
0
Lead Ore
Penrhiw, Ystumtuen, and Tyn-y-fron
Ponterwyd
Penrhiw, Ystumtuen and Tyn-y-Fron Mines, c/o Exors. of the late George Green, Foundry, Aberystwyth



Lead and Zinc Ore. Suspended
Plynlimmon
Ponterwyd
Elizabeth Thomas, Mid Wales Villa, Llanidloes

0
2
Lead Ore
Talybont
Talybont
Plynlimon and Havan Co. Ltd., 48, Castle Street, Liverpool
Frederick Williams
4
0
Lead Ore
West Frongoch
Devil's Bridge
West Frongoch Mine Co. Ltd., Devil's Bridge, Aberystwyth
John Michell
6
0
Lead and Zinc Ore
Ystrad Einion
Glandovey Station
Mason and Shaw, 23, Chambers Road, Southport
David Williams
8
0
Lead Ore
Total
175
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