Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.

(Part of) Stirlingshire'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 Stirlingshire (part of), 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.
Balcastle
Slamannan
William Black and Sons, Stanrigg, Airdrie




Coal, C, H, M & S
Standing
Balquhatstone
Slamannan
John Nimmo and Son, Balquhatstone, Slamannan
Arthur McGregor

253
53
Coal, H, M & S

Barnsmuir
Slamannan
Barnsmuir Coal Co., Slamannan
Ed. Gillespie
A. Colquhoun
107
18
Coal, H, M & S

Binniehill
Slamannan
John Watson Ltd., Slamannan
Thosd. Stevenson

8
4
Coal, C, H, M & S
Abandoned
Blackbraes
Blackbraes
Greyrigg Coal Co., Blackbraes, Falkirk
A. Thomson

8
3
Coal, H, M & S
Abandoned
Blackston
Avonbridge
James Nimmo and Co. Ltd., Bothwell St., Glasgow
Geo. Gibb

172
19
Coal, H, M & S

Bonnyside
Bonnybridge
James Dougall and Sons Ltd., Bonnybridge
Thos. Smith

14
2
Coal, M & S, Fireclay, Ganister

Broadrigg, Nos. 2, 3 & 6
Slamannan
John Nimmo and Son, Balquhatstone, Slamannan
A. Chambers

166
38
Coal, H, M & S

Callendar
Falkirk
Callendar Coal Co., Falkirk
Jas. Forsyth

289
24
Coal, H, M & S, Fireclay

Camelon
Falkirk
John Dunn
Jno. Phillips

2
1
Coal, M & S
Standing
Carmuirs
Larbert
Carmuirs Coal Co. Ltd., 21 Bothwell St., Glasgow
Jas. Houston

15
5
Coal, H, M & S

Carronhall
Falkirk
Carron Co., Falkirk
R. Robertson

254
85
Coal, H, M & S

Craigend
Maddiston
John Logan and Sons, Polmont Station
Jno. M'Donald

108
10
Coal, H, M & S

Drum
Bonnybridge
Bonnybridge Silica and Fireclay Co., Bonnybridge
W. Hoggan

26
4
Coal, M & S, Fireclay, Ganister

Drumclair
Slamannan
James Nimmo and Co. Ltd., Bothwell St., Glasgow
Alexander Park



Coal, C, H, M & S

East Roughrigg
Blackbraes
Robert Forrester, Blackbraes, Avonbridge
Jas. Mackay
Jos. Murray
203
20
Coal, G, H, M & S

Grangemouth
Grangemouth
Grangemouth Coal Co., Grangemouth
John Weir

247
125
Coal, H, M & S

Greyrigg
Blackbraes
Greyrigg Coal Co., Blackbraes, Falkirk
A. Thomson



Coal, H, M & S
Abandoned
Jawcraig
Slamannan
Matthew Hay and Son, Jawcraig, Slamannan
Jno. M'Culloch

27
8
Coal, H, M & S

Larbert Clayworks
Larbert
Larbert Clayworks Co.






Limerigg
Slamannan
John Nimmo and Son, Balquhatstone, Slamannan
Arthur McGregor

172
35
Coal, H, M & S

Lodge
Slamannan
John Watson Ltd., Lodge, Slamannan
Thos. Stevenson

17
6
Coal, C, H, M & S
Abandoned
Manuelrigg
Maddiston
Alex. Rigg and Co., Manuelrigg, Polmont Station
Alex. Rigg
Jas. Smith
77
14
Coal, M & S

Milnquarter
Bonnybridge
John G. Stein and Co., Bonnybridge
Jas. Harkins

18
1
Coal, M & S, Fireclay, Ganister

Muiravonside
Muiravonside
James Nimmo and Co. Ltd, Bothwell St., Glasgow
Geo. Gibb

91
11
Coal, H, M & S

Redding
Polmont
Redding Colliery Co., Polmont Station
Henry Roy
Alexr. M'Luckie
369
91
Coal, H, M & S

Redford
Muiravonside
James Nimmo and Co. Ltd, Bothwell St., Glasgow
Geo. Gibb

84
17
Coal, H, M & S

Roughcastle
Bonnybridge
Campbell and Co., Falkirk
T.W. Howie

6
2
Coal, M & S, Fireclay, Ganister

Shieldhill
Falkirk
Carron Co., Falkirk
Arch. Livingstone
P. Maxwell
258
68
Coal, C, H, M & S

Stanerigg
Slamannan
Matthew Hay and Son, Jawcraig, Slamannan
Jno. McCulloch



Coal, H, M & S
Standing
Stenhouse
Carronshore
Archibald McKillop, Falkirk

A. Shearer
21
3
Coal, H, M & S

Southfield
Slamannan
William Black and Sons, Stanrigg, Slamannan
Jas. Prentice
T. Bryson
103
29
Coal, C, G, H, M & S

Whiterigg
Muiravonside
John Logan and Sons, Polmont Station
Jno. McDonald

23
4
Coal, H, 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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