Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

The Isle of Man'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 The Isle of Man, during the Year 1896.

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Agent
Workers
Minerals Worked
U/G
Sur.
Baldroma (or Maughold Head)
Maughold, Ramsay
Ben. Bacon, 21, York Chambers, Brazenose Street, Manchester
B. Bacon
4
0
Umber
Ballacorkish
Colby
Ballacorkish Silver Lead Mining Co. Ltd., 26, Athol Street, Douglas
Frank Kitto


Lead Ore. Suspended
Douglas Bat (or Onchan)
Onchan, Douglas
Edwin Grose and others, 46, Athol Street, Douglas
Edwin Grose
8
0
Gold Ore
Foxdale
Foxdale
Isle of Man Mining Co. Ltd., Foxdale Mines, Isle of Man
W.H. Kitto
256
147
Lead Ore
Great Laxey
Laxey, Douglas
Great Laxey Mining Co. Ltd., Laxey, Isle of Man, and Bank Chambers, Douglas
F. Reddicliffe
100
77
Lead and Zinc Ore
Langness
Castletown
Langness Copper Co. Ltd., 11, Queen Victoria Street, London, E.C.
H. Coley
4
0
Copper Ore
North Laxey
Maughold, Ramsey
North Laxey and Glencherry Consols Silver Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Bank Chambers, Douglas, Isle of Man
J. Corlett
12
3
Lead Ore
Snaefell
Laxey
Snaefell Mining Co. Ltd., 28, Athol Street, Douglas, Isle of Man
J. Kewley
30
16
Lead and Zinc Ore
Total
414
243

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