Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

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

Britain's Active Mining History Society

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 Peebles, 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.
Harleymoor
Macbiehill
John Yates, Macbiehill, Peebles


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Coal, M & S

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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