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North Staffordshire's Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Coal Mines

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From the Tables compiled by W.N Atkinson, H.M.Inspector for the North Staffordshire District in his Report for 1896


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

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Manager

Under-
Manager
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarks (Seams worked)
U/G
Sur.
Above Church
Ipstones
Thomas Davis, Ipstones, Staffs.


3
1
Coal, H

Adderley Green, No. 8
Longton
Stirrup and Pye, Adderley Green Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent
J.R. Haines
John Hawkins
56
8
Coal, H, M & S
Bowling Alley, Holly Lane, Hard Mine
Adderley Green, No. 9
Longton
Stirrup and Pye, Adderley Green Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent
J.R. Haines
A.S. Heath
112
45
Coal, H & M
Banbury, Cockshead
Bassiloes
Newcastle
Midland Coal, Coke and Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle, Staffs.
W.H. Goodwin
Isaac Lawton



Re-opened Jan. 1897
Bignall Hill
Audley
Representatives of late John Wedgwood, Bignall Hill, Audley, Staffs.
Enoch Gater
David Riley
28
7
Coal, H
Eight Feet, Bullhurst
Bourne
Stoke
Stafford Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent




Ironstone
Standing
Boyles Hall
Audley
Wm. Rigby and Co., Stoke-on-Trent




Coal, G & H
Standing
Bradley Green
Biddulph
Robert Heath and Sons Ltd., Biddulph Valley, Stoke-on-Trent





Standing
Broadfield
Goldenhill
S. Sambrook, Wolstanton, Newcastle
S. Sambrook

9
2
Coal and Ironstone
Peacock, C. Bassy, Mine 1
Brown Hills
Tunstall
Robert Heath and Sons Ltd., Biddulph Valley, Stoke-on-Trent
Thos. Roberts

182
44
Ironstone
Half Yards, Red Shagg, Red Mine
Brown Lees
Biddulph
Robert Heath and Sons Ltd., Biddulph Valley, Stoke-on-Trent
James Lockett
Henry Ratcliffe
48
8
Coal, M & S
Stoney Eight feet, Rough Seven Feet
Bullock's House
Kidsgrove
Birchenwood Colliery Co. Ltd., Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent





Standing
Bunkers Hill
Talke
Wm. Rigby and Co., Stoke-on-Trent
James Maddock
Geo. Wainwright
290
90
Coal, G, H & S
Seven Feet, Eight Feet, Bullhurst
Burley
Newcastle
Midland Coal, Coke and Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle, Staffs.
W.H. Goodwin
Wm. Hughes
390
233
Coal, G & H
Ten Feet, Seven Feet, Eight Feet, Bullhurst
Bycars
Burslem
Cobridge Colliery and Brickworks Co. Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent


8
2
Fireclay
Little Row Marl, Peacock Marl
Central
Bucknall
Central Collieries Ltd., Longton, Staffs.
Geo. Lake

60
15
Coal, H & M
Banbury, Cockshead
Chapel Lane
Harriseahead
N. Walker and Co., Harriseahead, Stoke-on-Trent


2
2
Coal, H
Ragman, Rough Seven Feet
Chatterley
Tunstall
Chatterley-Whitfield Collieries Ltd., Tunstall, Staffs.





Standing
Cheadle Park
Cheadle
Cheadle Park Colliery Co. Ltd., Cheadle, Staffs.
Stephen Offer

47
22
Coal, H & S
Woodhead
Chell
Tunstall
Chell Colliery Co., Tunstall, Staffs.
Robt. Beswick
James Brunt
56
21
Coal, M & S, Ironstone
Winghay, Burnwood, Twist
Cherry High
Froghall
Thomas Bettany, Kingsley, Stoke-on-Trent


8
0
Ironstone

Chesterton
Newcastle
Midland Coal, Coke, and Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle, Staffs.





Standing
Clanway, Nos. 1 (Lime Heath), 3, 7, & 21
Tunstall
Clive, Son, and Myott Ltd., Tunstall, Staffs.
W.B. Clive
F. Heathcote
127
45
Coal, M, & Ironstone
Spencroft, Great Row, Little Row, Chalkey Mine
Clough Hall, No. 4
Kidsgrove
Birchenwood Colliery Co. Ltd., Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent


2
4

Pumping Station
Clough Hall, No. 6
Kidsgrove
Birchenwood Colliery Co. Ltd., Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent
Chas. Neate
W. Butcher
60
11
Coal
Seven Feet Banbury, Eight Feet Banbury, Bullhurst
Clough Hall, No. 18
Kidsgrove
Birchenwood Colliery Co. Ltd., Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent
Chas. Neate
Fred Napper & Geo. Farr
365
163
Coal
Seven Feet Banbury, Eight Feet Banbury, Bullhurst
Deep
Stoke-on-Trent
Henry Warrington and Son, Stoke-on-Trent
Timon Barker
Fredk. Williams
250
59
Coal, H & M
Yard, Moss
Deep
Hanley
Shelton Iron, Steel, and Coal Co. Ltd., Etruria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent
J.J. Prest
Ed. Thompson
502
133
Coal, H & M
Bowling Alley, Holly Lane, Hard Mine
Delph House
Cheadle
Draycott Colliery Co., Cheadle, Staffs.
S. Offer
Geo. Wright
18
31
Coal, H & M
Littley Coal
Diglake
Audley
Wm. Rigby and Co., Stoke-on-Trent
J.T. Booth
Wm. Dodd
170
72
Coal, G & H
Ten Feet, Eight Feet
Draycott
Cheadle
Draycott Colliery Co., Cheadle, Staffs.
S. Offer




Standing
Duke Farm
Tunstall
Benj. Holland, Heathcote St., Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent


16
5
Coal
Little Row
Fair Lady and Bang Up
Leycett
Madeley Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Leycett, Staffs.
Wm. Meadows
Jabez Watson
339
71
Coal, G & H
Seven Feet Banbury, Eight Feet Banbury, Bullhurst
Florence
Longton
Florence Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Longton, Staffs.
G.A. Mitcheson
L. Holliday
23
23

Sinking
Foxfield
Dilhorne
Foxfield Colliery Co. Ltd., Dilhorne, Staffs.
B. Parker
Henry Parker
142
44
Coal, H & S
Woodhead
Foxt Wood
Froghall
Henry Johnson, Ipstones, Staffs.


2
1
Fireclay

Gainsmore
Longton
Hulme Colliery Co. Ltd., Longton, Staffs.




Coal
Standing
Glebe
Stoke
John Challinor and Co. Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent
Thos. Ashworth
Thos. Ashworth, jun.
174
87
Coal, G, H, M & S
Peacock, Spencroft, Mossfield, Yard, Great Row
Gorsty
Newcastle
Stanier and Co.





Standing
Grange
Cobridge
Robt. Heath and Sons. Ltd., Biddulph Valley, Stoke-on-Trent
Thos. Roberts
Henry Whitehurst
186
81
Coal, M, & Ironstone
Bassey Mine, Peacock
Greenfield
Tunstall
Wm. Adams and Co., Tunstall, Staffs.





Standing
Grove
Ipstones Park
Wm. Mellor, Church Lane, Ipstones, Staffs.





Standing
Harecastle
Harecastle
Birchenwood Colliery Co. Ltd., Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent
Ed. Millington
J. Malbon
197
31
Coal
Birchenwood
Harriseahead
Harriseahead
Geo. Blood, Harriseahead, Stoke-on-Trent


8
3
Coal, H

Harrison and Woodburn
Leycett
Madeley Coal and Iron Co. Ltd, Leycett, Staffs.
G.P. Hyslop
Alfred Clarke
300
160
Coal, G, H & S
Four Feet, Five Feet, Rough Seven Feet, Ten Feet
Havelock
Biddulph
Robert Heath and Sons Ltd., Biddulph Valley, Stoke-on-Trent
James Lockett
D. Shufflebotham
405
59
Coal, M
Hard Mine, Cockshead
Hayeswood
Newcastle
Midland Coal, Coke, and Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle, Staffs.
Robt. Hart
Ed. Riley
126
105
Coal, G & H
Seven Feet Banbury, Bullhurst
Hem Heath
Newcastle
New Hem Heath Mining Co., Newcastle, Staffs.
Chas. Maynard

86
30
Ironstone
Half Yard, Red Shag, Red Mine
High Carr, No. 1
Newcastle
Representatives of late J.H. Williamson, Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent
H. Sumnall

165
40
Ironstone
Half Yards, Red Shagg, Red Mine
High Carr, No. 7
Newcastle
Representatives of late J.H. Williamson, Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent
H. Sumnall

18
5
Coal, M
Great Row, Cannel Row
Hollinwood
Harecastle
Bidder and Elliot, Harecastle and Woodshutts Collieries, Stoke-on-Trent


2
2

Standing
Holly Bush
Stoke-on-Trent
Henry Warrington and Son, Stoke-on-Trent
Timon Barker
D. Bannister
76
26
Coal, M
Knowles
Holly Lane
Biddulph
Robert Heath and Sons Ltd., Biddulph Valley, Stoke-on-Trent

D. Shufflebotham
109
12
Coal, H & M
Holly Lane, Magpie
Holly Wood, Nos. 12 & 13
Silverdale
Butterley Co. Ltd., Silverdale, Staffs.
J.C. Cadman
Jonah Symonds
89
25
Coal, M & S, & Ironstone
Great Row, C., Cannel Mine, Chalkey
Homer
Stoke
Stafford Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent
P. Brennan

12
33
Coal and Ironstone
Rag Mine
Institute
Tunstall
Chatterley-Whitfield Collieries Ltd., Tunstall, Staffs.
E.B. Wain
Wm. L. Hobbs
517
129
Coal, G, H, M & S
Cockshead, Bullhurst
Jammage
Newcastle
Representatives of late John Wedgwood, Bignall Hill, Audley, Staffs.
Enoch Gater
Wm. Bennett
174
119
Coal, C, G & H
Seven Feet, Eight Feet, Bullhurst
Kemball
Stoke-on-Trent
Stafford Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent
Wm. Barber
F.M. Barnes
145
66
Coal and Ironstone
Bassy Mine
Kent's Lane, Nos. 14 & 15
Silverdale
Butterley Co. Ltd., Silverdale, Staffs.
J.C. Cadman
Levi Moulton
62
16
Coal, M & S, & Ironstone
Great Row, C., Cannel Mine, Brown Mine, Chalkey Mine
Kent's Lane, Nos. 16 & 17
Silverdale
Butterley Co. Ltd., Silverdale, Staffs.
J.C. Cadman
Levi Moulton
122
43
Ironstone
Red Shagg, Red Mine
Knutton Manor
Newcastle
Knutton Manor Mining Co. Ltd., Newcastle, Staffs.
Thos. Bull

107
51
Ironstone
Blackband, Red Shagg, Red Mine
Lane Ends
Tunstall
Robt. Heath and Sons Ltd., Biddulph Valley, Stoke-on-Trent
James Lockett
Jacob Myatt
30
24
Coal, M, & Ironstone
Rowhurst Coal, Burnwood Ironstone
Longton Hall, Nos. 1, 2 & 3
Longton
Longton Hall Co. Ltd., Longton, Staffs.





Standing
Middle
Tunstall
Chatterley-Whitfield Collieries Ltd., Tunstall, Staffs.
E.B. Wain
Wm. L. Hobbs
518
130
Coal, H, M & S
Ten Feet, Holly Lane, Hard Mine
Middle Bank
Silverdale
Butterley Co. Ltd., Silverdale, Staffs.
J.C. Cadman
Geo. Hollins
108
48
Ironstone
Red Shagg, Red Mine, Bassey Mine
Minnie
Newcastle
Midland Coal, Coke, and Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle, Staffs.
Robt. Hart
Ed. Riley
363
103
Coal, G & H
Seven Feet Banbury, Bullhurst
Moss
Harecastle
The Lawton Trustees, Harecastle, Stoke-on-Trent
Geo. E. Lawton
John Bellfield, jun.
284
130
Coal, C, G & H
Seven Feet Banbury, Eight Feet Banbury, Bullhurst
Mossfield
Hanley
Hanley Colliery Co. Ltd., Hanley, Staffs.
Wm. Scragg
Wm. Biddulph
44
9
Coal, H, M & S
Cockshead
Mossfield, No. 2
Longton
Wm. Rigby and Co., Stoke-on-Trent
John Watts
Wm. T. Cashmore
33
4
Coal, H & M
Yard, Birches
Mossfield, Nos. 3 & 4
Longton
Wm. Rigby and Co., Stoke-on-Trent
John Watts
Wm. T. Cashmore
247
98
Coal, H, M & S
Bowling Alley, Holly Lane, Hard Mine, Banbury, Cockshead
Mow Cop
Tunstall
A. Booth and Co., Mow Cop, Tunstall, Staffs.


12
4
Coal, H
Bullhurst
Nabs, Nos. 1 & 2
Silverdale
Butterley Co. Ltd., Silverdale, Staffs.




Coal and Ironstone
Standing
Newchapel, Nos. 1 & 2
Tunstall
Robt. Heath and Sons Ltd., Biddulph Valley, Stoke-on-Trent
James Lockett
Jacob Myatt
140
56
Coal, M, & Ironstone
Burnwood, Rowhurst
Newfield
Newcastle
Jas. Bentley, Red Street, Newcastle, Staffs.




Coal
Standing
Northwood
Hanley
Hanley Colliery Co. Ltd., Hanley, Staffs.
Wm. Scragg
Geo. Whitfield
334
109
Coal, H, M & S
Ten Feet, Bowling Alley, Yard, Holly Lane, Hard Mine, Banbury
Norton
Stoke
Robt. Heath and Sons Ltd., Biddulph Valley, Stoke-on-Trent
James Lockett
Robt. Hill
475
80
Coal, M
Hard Mine, Cockshead
Oldfield
Longton
Oldfield Colliery Ltd., Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent
Thos. Chrystle
L. Holliday
285
63
Coal, H, M & S
Yard. Closed Sept. 1896
Park Hall
Cheadle
E.E. Almond, Cheadle, Staffs.
Wm. Southall

60
17
Coal, H & M
Woodhead
Park Hall
Longton
Park Hall Collieries Ltd., Longton, Staffs.
Thos. Robinson
E.T. Davies
271
64
Coal, H, M & S
Bowling Alley, Holly Lane, Hard Mine
Park House
Newcastle
J.H. Pearson, Handsworth, Birmingham
Wm. Statham
Wm. Mulleneux
147
54
Ironstone
Red Shagg, Red Mine
Park Mill
Ipstones
Hy. Johnson and Co., Ipstones, Stoke-on-Trent


5
4
Ironstone

Pender
Stoke
Stafford Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent
Wm. Barber
F.M. Barnes
235
56
Coal, M & S
Great Row, Cannel Row
Podmore Hall, Nos. 3 & 4
Newcastle
Midland Coal, Coke, & Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle, Staffs.
Robt. Hart
J.W. Barrow
341
82
Coal, G & H
Ten Feet, Bullhurst
Racecourse, Nos. 3 & 4
Hanley
Shelton Iron, Steel, and Coal Co. Ltd., Etruria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent
J.J. Prest
Wm. Hadley
386
131
Coal, M, & Ironstone
Pennystone, Cannel Row, Great Row, Bassey Mine
Racecourse, No. 5
Hanley
Shelton Iron, Steel, and Coal Co. Ltd., Etruria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent
J.J. Prest
A.T. Weaver
151
54
Ironstone
Red Mine. Red Shagg
Radfield
Ipstones
Edward Scragg, Ipstones, Staffs.


7
2
Coal, H
Standing since May 1896
Railway
Stoke-on-Trent
Henry Warrington and Son, Stoke-on-Trent
Timon Barker
T. Roberts
141
39
Coal, M & S
Spencroft, Great Row, Cannel Row
Ravenscliffe
Tunstall
Goldendale Iron Co., Tunstall, Staffs.
Emmanuel Lovekin

83
17
Coal, M, & Ironstone
Bassey Mine, Great Row, Cannel Row
Rookery
Longton
Hulme Colliery Co. Ltd., Longton, Staffs.
P. Kirk

55
21
Coal
Banbury, Cockshead
Rose Hill
Stoke-on-Trent
Henry Warrington and Son, Stoke-on-Trent
Timon Barker
W. Plant & W. Plant, jun.
175
48
Coal, M & S
Ash, Knowles, Spencroft, Cannel Row
Rosemaryhill
Newcastle
Rosemaryhill Colliery Co., Silverdale, Staffs.




Ironstone
Standing
Rowhurst, Nos. 1 & 2
Hanley
Shelton Iron, Steel, and Coal Co. Ltd., Etruria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent
J.J. Prest
J. Redhead & P. Turner
549
163
Coal, M
Rowhurst
Sands
Harriseahead
Edwin Hancock, Harriseahead, Stoke-on-Trent


11
3
Coal, H
Eight Feet Banbury
Scott Hay, Nos. 8 & 9
Silverdale
Butterley Co. Ltd., Silverdale, Staffs.




Coal, G & H
Standing
Shawe
Kingsley
Kingsley Mining Co. Ltd., Kingsley, Stoke-on-Trent
Chas. Shaw, jun.

17
7
Coal

Sheriff, No. 6
Silverdale
Butterley Co. Ltd., Silverdale, Staffs.
J.C. Cadman
John Shenton
335
117
Coal, G, H & S
Rough Seven Feet, Ten Feet, Seven Feet Banbury, Eight Feet Banbury, Bullhurst
Sladderhill
Newcastle
Midland Coal, Coke, and Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle, Staffs.





Standing
Slappenfield
Harecastle
Bidder and Elliot, Harecastle and Woodshutts Collieries, Stoke-on-Trent





Standing
Sneyd, No. 2
Burslem
Sneyd Colliery and Brickworks Co. Ltd., Burslem, Staffs.
John Heath
Wm. Frost
462
92
Coal, H, M & S
Yard, Ten Feet, Bowling Alley, Holly Lane, Hard Mine
Sneyd, No. 3
Burslem
Sneyd Colliery and Brickworks Co. Ltd., Burslem, Staffs.
John Heath
Wm. Frost
147
32
Coal, H, M & S, & Ironstone
Burnwood, Mossfield, Seven Feet, Two Feet
Sneyd Green
Cobridge
Sneyd Green Marl Works Co., Hanley


6
6
Fireclay
Closed Nov. 1896
Sutherland
Stoke
Stafford Coal and Iron Co. Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent
P. Brennan

216
43
Coal, M & S, & Ironstone
Ash, Little Mine
Talk-o'-th'-Hill, Nos. 1 & 3
Talke
Talk-o'-th'-Hill Colliery Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent
Thomas Andrews
Walter Roebuck
35
7
Coal, H, M & S
Two Row, Little Row
Talk-o'-th'-Hill, Nos. 2 & 5
Talke
Talk-o'-th'-Hill Colliery Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent
Thomas Andrews
Walter Roebuck
353
129
Coal, C, G, H, M & S
Seven Feet Banbury, Eight Feet Banbury, Bullhurst
Tileries
Tunstall
Trustees of late Thomas Peake, Tileries, Tunstall, Staffs.





Standing
Trubshaw
Kidsgrove
Birchenwood Colliery Co. Ltd., Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent





Standing
Ubberley
Bucknall
Chatterley-Whitfield Collieries Ltd., Tunstall, Staffs.
Jos. Wain
Edward Phelps
222
89
Coal, H, M & S
Ragman, Ten Feet Yard
Watermills
Newcastle
Midland Coal, Coke, and Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle, Staffs.
W.H. Goodwin
Isaac Lawton
227
23
Coal, G & H
Ten Feet, Eight Feet, Bullhurst
Wellington
Tunstall
Wm. Collinson, Goldenhill, Tunstall, Staffs.


10
2
Coal, H & M
Great Row, Little Row
White Barn
Newcastle
John Blaikie, Newcastle, Staffs.





Standing
White Hill Farm
Kidsgrove
Rookery Colliery Co., Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent





Opened March 1897
Woodhead
Cheadle
W.E. Bowers, Cheadle, Staffs.
Geo. Forrester (pro tem)

54
17
Coal, H
Woodhead
Woodshutts
Harecastle
Bidder and Elliot, Harecastle and Woodshutts Collieries, Stoke-on-Trent
Wm. Larmouth
Jas. Rowley
102
12
Coal, C, G & H
Ten Feet
Total
14072
4472

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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