Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

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

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From the Tables compiled by J.B. Atkinson, H.M.Inspector for the East Scotland District in his Report for 1896


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

Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Manager

Under-
Manager
Workers
Minerals Worked
Remarks (Seam of Coal worked, &c)
U/G
Sur.
Billyford
Tranent
Deans and Moore, Inveresk, Musselburgh
Joseph Moore

19
3
Coal, H, M & S

Elphingstone
Tranent
R. and J. Durie, Tranent
John McMillan

211
31
Coal, H, M & S

Northfield
Prestonpans
Jas. McNeil, Northfield, Prestonpans
Jas. Neil

7
3


Ormiston
Tyneside, Ormiston
A. White and Co., Ormiston, Haddington
And. White
Neil Wise
29
3
Coal, H, M & S

Ormiston Station
Ormiston
Ormiston Coal Co. Ltd., Ormiston, Haddington
Jno. McGee

96
25
Coal, H, M & S, Fireclay

Penston
Macmerry
Deans and Moore, Inveresk, Musselburgh
Ralph Moore

140
21
Coal, H, M & S

Prestongrange
Prestongrange
Summerlee and Mossend Iron and Steel Co., 172, West George Street, Glasgow
Geo. Goodwin

226
40

Tranent
Tranent
James Waldie and Sons, Tranent
James Knox

165
39
Coal, H, M & S, Fireclay

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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