A list of coal mines at work in 1854, in Lancashire, Cheshire and North Wales. Also Collieries in 1980 and 1993
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List of Collieries at work in 1854 in Lancashire, Cheshire and North Wales, taken from Joseph Dickinson's List of Mines
Affeside Tottington Jethro Sowcroft
Agecroft Pendlebury Andrew Knowles and Sons
Ainsworth Red House Ainsworth Thomas Fletcher
Albert Westhoughton William Barton
Albert Upholland Holdsworth and Co
Albion Hindley/Wigan John Thomas Wood
Almond Brook Standish John Taylor
Amberswood Ince-in-Makerfield Jonathan Blundell and Son
Arley Blackrod //
Ashton Ashton-in-Makerfield Samuel Clough and Co
Ashworth Ashworth/Rochdale Robert Lees, James Greenwood, and James Lord
Astley Astley/Leigh Samuel Jackson and Co.
Atherton Atherton John Fletcher and others
Back Lane Newton/Cheshire Exors of the late George Wooley
Bagslate Bagslate/Chadwick James Lord, Samuel Wild
Baitings Wolstenholme William Booth
Bakestonedale Port Shrigley/Cheshire Matthew Gaskell
Bank Little Hulton Thomas Wright
Bank House Middle Hulton Francis Charleton
Bank House Crompton/Oldham Exors of the late Charles Taylor
Bank Moor Oswaldtwistle Simpson and Young
Bank Top Radcliffe/Bury Knowles and Hall
Bank Top Bacup Thomas Watson and Co.
Bardsley Bardsley Jonah Harrop
Bardsley Bardsley Jonah Harrop
Barrowshaw Oldham Job Lees
Baxenden Baxenden Hargreaves, Ashworth and Co.
Bayleyfield Mottrom/Cheshire Thomas, James and John Ashton
Bedford Bedford/Leigh Samuel Jackson and Co.
Bent Grange Oldham Thomas Butterworth
Bents Little Lever Thomas Fletcher
Berestow Day Eye Port Shrigley/Cheshire Peter Vere junior
Besom Hill Oldham James Wilson
Beson Hill Oldham James Taylor
Bickershaw Abram/Leigh Ackers, Whitley and Co.
Bickerstaffe Bickerstaffe Bromilow, Forster and Co
Bickerstaffe Bickerstaffe Trustees of the late Lord Skelmersdale
Birchen Lee Butterworth/Rochdale John Knowles and Co.
Birkett Bank Wigan James Lancaster
Birtle Dean Ashworth/Rochdale Ramsbottom and Golding
Bispham Billinge/Wigan William Hill Brancker and Co.
Blackrod Blackrod C. and T. Whaley and Co.
Blue Ball Brandwood, Bacup James Butterworth and Co.
Bottling Wood Wigan John Part
Bowling Green Birtle Detached Greenwoods, Baron and Tattersall
Bradford Bradford/Manchester Bradford Coal Co.
Bradley Standish Richard Fisher
Bradshaw Hall Aspull Wright and Taylor
Bradshaw House Aspull John Johnson
Brearley Butterworth/Rochdale Henry Brearley
Bredbury Black Mine Bredbury/Cheshire J. and J. Jowett
Breightmet Breightmet/Bolton James Hardcastle
Breightmet Breightmet/Bolton Thomas Fletcher
Brex Newchurch/Rossendale Hargreaves, Ashworth and Co.
Broad Oak Parr/St Helens Bournes and Robinson
Broadfield Accrington Simpson and Young
Broadfield Westleigh John Speakman and Co.
Brookside Accrington Simpson and Young
Broomfield Standish Broomfield Colliery Co.
Brotherod Catley Lane/Rochdale H.H. Fishwick and Co.
Brownhill Catley Lane/Rochdale Charles Lomax and James Lord
Brownhouse Healey/Rochdale James Dearden
Browns Crompton Joseph and Thomas Mills
Bryn Ashton-in-Makerfield William Garstange and Son
Bull Ring Blackrod F.G. Dutton and Co.
Burgh Coppull John Hargreaves junior
Burnden Bolton Thomas, Samuel, and Exors of the Late John Scowcroft
Burnley Drift Burnley Exors of the Late John Hargreaves
Burnt Hills Clowbridge Exors of the Late John Hargreaves
California Day Eye Rainow/Cheshire Peter Vere senior
Captain Fold Heywood Heywood Coal Co.
Cartridge Nook James Dearden
Chadderton Chadderton William Jones and Co.
Chadwick Hall Chadwick/Rochdale Roscow and Lord
Chamber Oldham William Jones and Co
Chapel Green Hindley John Bleasdale
Charlestown Ashton-under-Lyne William Wild
Charnock Charnock Richard John Smith
Cheesden Lumb Wolstenholme John Howarth
Chorley Chorley Jonathan Blundell and Son
Clap Gate Pemberton/Wigan Henry Harrison
Clapgate Woodhouse Lane/Rochdale Zechariah Howarth and John Brierley
Clayton Clayton-le-Moors John Lomax
Clayton Clayton.Manchester Leigh and Bradbury
Cleggswood Butterworth/Littleborough Knowles
Clifton Clifton/Manchester Trustees of the late Ellis Fletcher
Clifton Hall Clifton/Manchester Andrew Knowles and Sons
Clifton Moss Clifton/Manchester Andrew Knowles and Sons
Cliviger Cliviger Cliviger Coal Co.
Clough Side Prestwich/Bury Bromilow, Bronwhill and Co.
Cockey Moor Radcliffe James Knowles
Coney Over Darwen William Pierce
Coppull Coppull John Hargreaves junior
Count Hill Oldham Job lees
Cowley Hill Windle/St Helens Cardwell and Thomson
Croft Head Butterworth/Littleborough Croft Head Co.
Cropper's Hill Eccleston/St Helens James Radley
Cupola Clowbridge Brooks and Pickup
Darcy Lever Darcy lever/Bolton Darcy Lever Coal Co.
Dark Lane Blackrod James Massey
Dark Lane Walmsbury/Bury Laurence Duckworth
Dean Newchurch in Rossendale James Stott, Milne and Co.
Dean Newchurch in Rossendale Hargreaves, Ashworth and Co.
Denton Denton/Manchester Jacob Fletcher Fletcher
Denton Denton/Manchester Peter Higson
Dodbottom Holme Chapel/Cliviger Thomas T. Whitaker
Doffcocker Halliwell/Bolton Longworth and Scowcroft
Doghill Crompton Joseph Crook, John Marland
Dogshaw Over Darwen Eccles Shorrock
Douglas Bank Wigan John Ashton Chase
Drybank Whitworth James Duckworth and Co
Duckworth Hall Oswaltwistle Simpson and Young
Dukinfield Dukinfield/Cheshire F.D.P. Ashley
Dukingfield Dukingfield/Cheshire Dukinfield Coal Co.
Dunkenhalgh Park Church Joseph Barnes
Dunkirk Dukinfield/Cheshire Dunkirk Coal Co.
Duxbury Duxbury/Chorley T. and W. Whittle
Eales Littleborough Thomas Ferrand Dearden
Edge Green Golborne/Leigh Richard Evans and Sons
Edge Lane/Dry Clough Oldham Evans Barker and Co.
Ellison Fold Over Darwen John & James Brandwood
Elton Elton/Bury William Thornton Parks
Fairbottom Fairbottom/Bardsley Lees and Booth
Farnworth Farnworth William Crompton
Fern Hill Bury William Walker and Co.
Five Quarter Great Lever/Bolton John Smith Junior and Co.
Flash Eccleshill, Darwen William Brandwood
Fordoe Wolstenholme James Butterworth
Foulclough Todmorden John and Reuben Haigh
Four Lane Ends Shevington/Wigan William Barton
Freeholds Whitworth Haigh
Fulledge Burnley William Cardwell and Co.
Gerard's Bridge Windle/St Helens Cardwell and Thomson
Gidlow Wigan Alexander Fowden Halliburton
Gidlow and Swinley Wigan Exors of the Late Joseph Rylands
Gin Lane Eccleston/St Helens David Bromilow and Co.
Glade Hill Parr/St Helens John and Thomas Johnson
Glodwick Oldham James Collinge and Co.
Great Boys Tydesley William Atkin
Great Lever Great lever Rgt. Hon. Earl of Bradford
Greave Brandwood/Bacup Townsend, Hargreaves, Barlow
Greenacres Oldham Lees and Booth
Green's Moor Brandwood/Bacup Robert Munn
Habergham Habergham/Burnley Exors of the Late John Hargreaves
Hacken Little Lever Andrew Knowles and Sons
Haigh Haigh/Wigan Earl of Crawford and Balcarres
Halsnead Whiston/St Helens Richard Willis
Hanging Bank Little Hulton James Kay and Co.
Hanging Chadder Thornham/Royton James Stott, Milne and Co.
Hapton Hapton Hapton Coal Co.
Hapton Valley Hapton Exors of the Late John Hargreaves
Harwood Harwood/Bolton James Hardcastle
Hathershaw Thornham/Royton James Stott, Milne and Co.
Haughton Haughton/Manchester Leigh and Bradbury
Haughton Haughton/Mancheter Thomas Shaw
Hawkley Pemberton ??
Haydock Ashton-in-Makerfield Richard Evans and Sons
Healey Hall Healey Hall/Healey Jacob Tweedale and Sons
Heath Charnock Heath Charnock John Rosebottom
Hey Oldham Mills, Lee and Co.
Heyfield West leigh Thomas Livesey
Heys Ashton-under-Lyne John Kenworthy and Brothers
Higginshaw Lane Royton Milne, Travis and Milne
High Brooks Ashton-in-Makerfield Wright, Taylor, and Mercer
Higher Hill Shuttleworth/Bury Laurence Duckworth
Hindley Green Hindley/Wigan John Scowcroft and Co.
Hindley Green Hindley Robert Worsley
Hockerley Whaley (Bridge?) Cheshire Thomas Srigley
Hoddlesden Hoddlesden John & Joseph Place
Hodge Clough Oldham Jesse Ainsworth
Hogshead Whitworth/Bacup Robert Lees
Hogshead Whitworth/Bacup Townend, Maden and Lord
Holcombe Holcombe Hill Holcombe Brickworks Co.
Holebottom Oldham Lees, Jones and Co.
Holebottom Crompton Exors of Charles Taylor
Holland Upholland Earl of Crawshaw and Balcarres
Holme House Wigan Henry Woods
Hopwood Hopwood/Middleton Robert Gregg Hopwood
Horse Pasture Towneley side/Burnley Charles Towneley
Hosier House Ince-in-Makerfield Thomas Gidlow
Hoyle Hey Brandwood/Bacup James Greenwood
Hulton Middle Hulton William Hulton
Hurst Knowl Ashton-under-Lyne John Whittaker and Sons
Ince Ince-in-Makerfield Alexander Fowden Halliburton
Ince Hall Ince-in-Makerfield Exors of the Late J. Whaley
Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Wks Ince and Wigan Ince Hall Coal and Cannel Co.
Jubilee Crompton/Oldham Evans. Barker and Co.
Kearsley Farnworth T.S. and J. Scowcroft
Kearsley Clifton/Manchester Trustees of the late Ellis Fletcher
Kirkless Aspull/Wigan Ralph E. Thicknesse MP
Kirkless Hall Aspull/Wigan John Lancaster and Co.
Knowl Wolstenholme/Rochdale George Howarth
Knowsley Whitworth Joah Townend
Ladyshore Little Lever John Fletcher
Laffak Parr/St Helens John and Thomas Johnson
Land Whitworth James Dearden
Lathom Lathom/Rainford Trustees of the late Lord Skelmersdale
Lidgate Littleborough Phillippi, Sutcliffe, Leo, and Co.
Little Bolton Little Bolton/Bolton Andrew Knowles and Sons
Little Hulton Little Hulton Matthew Bennett and Brothers
Little Lever Little Lever Andrew Knowles and Sons
Little Westwood Ince-in-Makerfield Kay and James
Low Crompton Crompton/Oldham James Stott, Milne and Co.
Low Hall Hindley Moss Hall Coal Co.
Low Side Oldham William Wrigley
Lower Barn Over Darwen James and George Shorrock
Marsden Marsden Exors of the Late John Hargreaves
Marsh House Over Darwen John and William Pickup
Meadow Croft Chadwick/Rochdale Roscow and Lord
Meadow's House Wigan Anthony Eccles
Mesne Lea Worsley Rep. of the late Peter Nighingale
Mesnes Wigan Jonathan Blundell and Son
Moss Hall Ince-in-Makerfield Moss Hall Coal Co.
Moss Hall Ince-in-Makerfield Nuttall and Cardwell
Moss House Pemberton/Wigan Exors of the Late J. Whaley
Moston Moston/Manchester John Stanley
New Altham Altham?Burnley Hallam and Fawcett
New Fields Horwich John M. Walch
New Gate Upholland Thomas Rigby
New Hey Brandwood/Bacup Aitken Brothers
New Town Pemberton/Wigan Jonathan Lamb
New Watergate Little Hulton James and William Roscow
New Whitaker Butterworth/Littleborough Rigby and Lees
Nook ?? Fishwick and Co.
Norley Hall Pemberton/Wigan Exors of the late John Daglish
Oak Oldham William Jones and Co
Oaken Clough Brandwood/Bacup James Butterworth
Old Clough Newchurch/Rossendale Hargreaves, Ashworth and Co.
Old Hey Brandwood.Bacup Townsend, Hargreaves, and Barlow
Old Meadows Bacup (Newchurch in list) Hargreaves, Ashworth and Co.
Old Sink Rooley Moor/Brandwood Townsend, Hargreaves, and Barlow
Openshaw Birtle/Heywood Joseph Chadwick
Padiham Padiham Exors of the Late John Hargreaves
Park West Leigh Trustees of the Liverpool and Manchester Coal Co.
Park Crompton Evans, Barker and Co.
Parr Stocks Parr/St Helens Johnson, Werninck and Co
Paulden Wood Oldham Mills, Lees and Co.
Peel Tyldesley Thomas Grundy
Pemberton Pemberton/Wigan John Stephen
Pemberton Pemberton/Wigan Jonathan Blundell and Son
Pendlebury Pendlebury Andrew Knowls and Sons
Pewfall Ashton-in-Makerfield Samuel Clough and Co
Pickley Heys Westleigh Thomas Lowe and Co.
Pikehouse Littleborough Phillippi, Sutcliffe, Leo and Co.
Pilsworth Pilsworth/Bury Fletcher and Whewell
Platt Bridge Ince-in-Makerfield Case and Morris
Platt Lane Wigan Wright and Taylor
Pole Over Darwen William Pickup
Pole Lane Sough/Darwen James Pickup
Prescott Prescott John Yates and Co
Prescott Brook Huyton David Bromilow and Co
Quarlton Quarlton/Bolton Andrew Knowles and Sons
Radcliffe Bridge Radcliffe/Bury Knowles and Hall
Railway Charnock Richard Exors of John Darlington
Rainford Rainford William Harding
Ravenhead Sutton/St Helens Bromilow, Haddock and Co
Red Lumb Wolstenholme Thomas Shepherd
Riding Lane Ashton-in-Makerfield Joseph Ashton
Ringley Prestwich Bromilow, Bronwhill and Co.
Rishton Heights Over Darwen James and George Shorrock
Rooley Moor Rooley Moor Exors of George Ormerod
Rooley Moor Rooley Moor Richard Ashworth
Rose Bridge Wigan Case and Morris
Royal Eccleston/St Helens David Bromilow and Co
Sankey Brook Parr/St Helens Sankey Brook Colliery Co.
Schofield Hall Butterworth James Fielding and John Whittles
Scholes Fold Over Darwen John and James Brandwood
Scout Moor Shuttleworth/Bury Laurence Duckworth
Shakerley Tyldesley Nathan Eckersley
Shaw Bank Butterworth/Littleborough J. and W. Chadwick
Shaw Field Catley Lane/Rochdale James Stott and James Jackson
Shaw Moss Butterworth/Littleborough John Knowles junior and Co
Shevington Shevington/Wigan John Tayleur and Co.
Sholver Fold Oldham Abraham Lees
Sholver Moor Oldham James Buckley
Sholver Moor Oldham George Hallas
Shore Lane Butterworth/Littleborough J. and W. Chadwick
Skelmersdale Skelmersdale Mary Stopforth (Mrs)
Smallbridge Wardle Stotts, Dearden, and Lomax
Smithfold Little Hulton John Gibson and Co.
Smithills Halliwell Peter Ainsworth
Smith's Lane Abram/Wigan Tickle and Co.
South Grain Todmorden James Dearden
Sovereign Mill Wigan Woods and Co.
Spring Ince-in-Makerfield Thomas Pearson
Springfield Westleigh Farrington, Marshall and Co.
Stand Lane Radcliffe Bridge/Radcliffe Thomas Grundy and Brother
Standish Lower Ground Standish John Taylor
Stangeways Hall Hindley Strangeways Hall Coal Co.
Stoneclough Kearsley Thomas Grundy
Stoneclough Kearsley Knowles and Stott
Stopes Little Lever Thomas Fletcher
Sutton Sutton/St Helens Bournes and Robinson
Swinshaw Newchurch/Rossendale Hargreaves, Ashworth and Co.
Thistley Field Butterworth/Littleborough John Knowles and Co.
Thorney Hurst Birtle/Bury Roscow and Lord
Toadleach Healey James Dearden
Todmorden Moor Todmorden James Dearden
Tonacliffe Whitworth/Rossendale John Lord
Tonacliffe Level Whitworth/Rossendale James Walton
Tonge Tonge/Bolton Robert Burton and Son
Tonge Lane Middleton Whitehead and Andrews
Tooter Hill Brandwood/Bacup James Dearden
Tooter Hill Brandwood/Bacup James Law
Top o' th' Lane Darcy Lever Andrew Knowles and Sons
Tower Hill Upholland John Cadman
Town House Great Marsden/Nelson Spencer, Wilson and Co.
Turf House Littleborough Bamford and Co
Turf Pits Oldham Job Lees
Turf Tavern Bagslate/Rochdale John and George Mills
Turton Moor Turton Andrew Knowles and Sons
Tyldesley Tydesley Samuel Jackson and Co.
Tyldesley Tyldesley Tyldesley Coal Co.
Union Eccleston/St Helens James Radley
Unity Brook Kearsley James Stott
Victoria Rainford Holdsworth and Co.
Victoria Standish John Taylor
Victoria Main Blackrod John Ridgway and Co
Waites Delf Pemberton ?? Craig
Wallnook ?? James Dearden
Walthewhouse Pemberton William Hill Brancker and Co
Westleigh Westleigh James Diggle and Co.
Westleigh Lane Westleigh Samuel Banks
Whelley Wigan Jonathan Lamb
Whiston (Paradise) Whiston John Yates and Co.
Whit(e)well Bottoms Newchurch/Rossendale Hargreaves, Ashworth and Co.
Whitaker Butterworth/Littleborough Edmund Turner Lord
Willows Horwich Brownlow and Radcliffe
Winstanley Winstanley/Wigan Meyrick Banks
Winter Hill Horwich Adam Mason
Wolstenholme Fold Wolstenholme/Rochdale Hall and Urmson
Wolstenholme Hall Wolstenholme/Rochdale Thomas Shepherd
Woodgate Hill Bury John Holt and Co.
Woodhouse Lane Woodhouse Lane/Rochdale Zechariah Howarth
Woodhouse Lane Woodhouse Lane/Rochdale John Buckley
Worsley Worsley/Manchester Bridewater Trustees
Wrightington Wrightington/Wigan Charles Scarisbrick
Yarrow Duxbury/Chorley Thomas Whaley
A List of Collieries in 1980
MINE Location Mineral worked men below/surface Owner
Abbey* Neath coal D.E. Jenkins
Abernant Rhydyfro, Pontardawe, W/Glam. coal 819/188 NCB
Aberpergwm Glynneath, W/Glamorgan. coal 262/67 NCB
Abertillery New Mine Abertillery, Gwent coal 881/155 NCB
Above Park* Winoth Dale Tean Staffs. coal 07/01 Above Park Colliery Co. Ltd.
Ackton Hall Featherstone, Pontefract coal 967/322 NCB
Agecroft Agecroft Rd. Pendlebury, coal 762/188 NCB
Allerton Bywater Allerton Bywater, Castleford coal 851/317 NCB
Annesley Annesley Notts. coal 786/175 NCB
Apedale Colliery* Apedale Chesterton Staffs. coal 15/10 Great Row Colliery Co. Ltd.
Arkwright Arkwright town, Chesterfield coal 822/154 NCB
Aries Level* Coleford Glos. coal F.G.K. Hawkins and T.J. Smith
Arosfa Mine* Tredegar, Gwent coal I. Smith
Ash Grove No. 1,* Ash Grove Elland coal/fireclay 10/ W.T. Knowles and Sons
Ashington Ashington coal 704/199 NCB
Askern Main Askern, Doncaster coal 1,133/328 NCB
Auchlin Mine* Laughland Glen Rd. Ayr coal J.R. McLellan and others
Ayle East Drift* Alston coal 06/02 Ayle Colliery Co. Ltd.
Babbington Cinderhill, Nottingham coal 949/201 NCB
Baddesley Baxterley, Atherstone coal 750/246 NCB
Bagworth Bagworth coal 564/212 NCB
Bank Top* Apedale, Chesterton Staffs. coal 07/02 Great Row Colliery Co. Ltd.
Barnburqh Barnburgh, Doncaster coal 945/186 NCB
Barony Auchinlech coal 849/157 NCB
Barrow Worsborough Bridge, Barnsley coal 1,145/306 NCB
Bates Blyth coal 1,420/310 NCB
Bearpark Bearpark Co. Durham coal 463/40 NCB
Bedlay Glenboig coal 618/118 NCB
Bedwas Bedwas, Gwent coal 673/159 NCB
Bentinck Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Notts. coal 1,812/308 NCB
Bentley Bentley Doncaster coal 931/311 NCB
Bersham Rhostyllen, Wrexham coal 424/139 NCB
Betteshanger Betteshanger coal 1,062/398 NCB
Betws New Mine Ammanford, Dyfed coal NCB
Bevercotes Bothamsall, Retford, Notts. coal 1,083/238 NCB
Bickershaw Leigh, Lancashire coal 604/274 NCB
Big Arch Mine*
Bilsthorpe Bilsthorpe, Newark, Notts. coal 1,009/225 NCB
Bilston Glen Loanhead coal 2,109/249 NCB
Birch Coppice Tamworth coal 718/238 NCB
Bixlade No. 2 Mine* Warrington, Ches. coal 2/ T.S. Jones, G.T. Jones, C.J. Thomas
Blackhall Blackhall, Hartlepool coal 1,115/238 NCB
Blaenant Crynant, Neath, W/Glam. coal 539/103 NCB
Blaenavon Blaenavon, Gwent coal 355/90 NCB
Blaencuffin* Bedlinog, Mid Glam. coal S. Williams and Sons
Blaengenig No. 2* Llantrisant coal Gwndwngwyn Colliery Co. Ltd
Blaengwrach Cwmgwrach, Neath, W/Glam coal 351/56 NCB
Blaenmerrig Merthyr coal Hopkins and Williams
Blaenpergwm* Neath, West Glam. coal
Blaenserchan Abersychan, Gwent coal 425/50 NCB
Blidworth Blidworth, Mansfield coal 868/240 NCB
Blinkbonny* Lesmahagow Lanark coal 18/06 D.Beattie
Bodyst Uchae* Ammanford coal Bodyst Uchae Colliery Co.
Bold St. Helens, Lancashire coal 1,233/264 NCB
Boldon W/Boldon Tyne and Wear coal 805/165 NCB
Bolsover Bolsover, Chesterfield coal 733/200 NCB
Brenkley Seaton Burn, Newcastle/Tyne coal 556/101 NCB
Brick Clay Quarry* Mirfield coal Thomas Garforth, Brick Quarry Mirfield
Britannia Pengam, Gwent coal 814/174 NCB
Brodsworth Woodlands, Doncaster coal 2,369/538 NCB
Brook Mine* Milkwall, Coleford, Glos. coal G.F. Short and E.H. Dowding
Brookhouse Beighton, Sheffield coal 429/176 NCB
Bryant Varteg*
Bryndulais* Neath, W/Glam. coal Penbryn Colliery Co. Ltd, Skewen
Brynglas* Pontardawe coal Brynglas Colliery Co. Ltd
Brynlliw Moriais Grovesend, nr. Swansea coal 602/111 NCB
Brynrug* Hengoed, Mid Glam. coal W.J. and A.J. Williams and Sons
Brynvarteg* Penrhos, Ystradgynlais coal R. Morgan
Bryn-y-Garn* Upper Cwmtwrch, Swansea coal W.C. Fyfield
Bullcliffe Wood Denby Dale Rd. Bretton West coal 268/41 NCB
Bush* New Tredegar, Mid Glam. coal G. Plant
Bwich* Neath coal Bwich-ton Mining Co. (Neath) Ltd.
Cadair Fach No. 3* Rhondda coal Cadair Fach Trading Co. Ltd
Cadeby Denaby Main, Doncaster coal 934/278 NCB
Cadley Hill Swadlincote coal 685/202 NCB
Caeglas* Treharris, Mid. Glam coal Caeglas Colliery Co. Ltd
Calverton Calverton, Nottingham coal 1,241/231 NCB
Cannop Bridge Mine* Coleford, Glos. coal H.V. William
Caphouse Overton, Wakefield coal 205/58 NCB
Cardowan Stepps, Glasgow coal 1,290/195 NCB
Castle Drift* Greenhead Carlisle coal 30/13 Blenkinsopp Collieries Ltd.
Cefn Mawr No.2* Port Talbot coal Cefn Mawr Colliery Co. Ltd
Cefn Parc, Arlais* Neath coal R.W. Jeffreys
Celynen North Newbridge, Gwent coal 688/126 NCB
Celynen South Newport coal 529/125 NCB
Chancellorsville* New Winton, Tranent coal
Clarghyll Drift* Alston, Cumbria coal 03/02 J.G.E. Williams
Clarkes Mine* Thomastown, Merthyr Tydfil coal B. Clark
Clay Pit (Albert)* Church Gresley, Burton-on-Trent coal/fireclay 05/01 Mansfield Bros.
Clipstone Clipstone, Mansfield coal 1,253/255 NCB
Coed Tallon* Coed Tallon, Mold coal/stone 02/04 Coalex Developments Ltd.
Coegnant Nantyffyllon, Maesteg coal 620/132 NCB
Comrie Saline, Dunfermline coal 948/234 NCB
Cortonwood Wombwell, Barnsley coal 603/185 NCB
Cotgrave Cotgrave, Notts. coal 1,499/265 NCB
Coventry Keresley, Coventry coal 885/269 NCB
Cresswell Cresswell, Worksop coal 865/248 NCB
Cronton Whiston, Lancashire coal 460/122 NCB
Crugau* Neath, Glam. coal Crugau Colliery Co. Ltd
Cwm Coedely Cwm-Llantwit, Fardre coal 1,510/264 NCB
Cwmbryn* Llangennech coal Thomas, Thomas and Nichols
Cwmgwill Crosshands, Dyfed coal 363/42 NCB
Cwmllethryd No.2* Gorseinon coal J.L. Pace
Cynheidre Llaneill, Dyfed coal 1,133/251 NCB
Danygraig No. 2*
Darfield Wombwell, Barnsley coal 618/200 NCB
Darkhill Endeavour No. 2 (part)* Chepstow, Glos. coal Mapleford Collieries Ltd.
Darran Level* Neath Abbey, Neath coal Darran Colliery (Neath) Ltd.
Darrell* Lower Cwmtwrch Swansea coal B. Hopkins
Daw Mill Arley, Coventry coal 482/258 NCB
Dawdon Seaham Harbour coal 1,696/410 NCB
Dearne Valley Little Houghton, Barnsley coal 360/79 NCB
Deep Navigation Treharris, Mid Glam. coal 778/173 NCB
Denby Grange Netherton, Wakefield coal 194/43 NCB
Desford Bagworth coal 641/192 NCB
Dinnington Dinnington, Sheffield coal 649/231 NCB
Dodworth Dodworth, Barnsley coal 1,091/300 NCB
Doe Lea* Doe Lea, Chesterfield coal 26/ Doe Lea Colliery Co. Ltd.
Donisthorpe Donisthorpe coal 814/242 NCB
Dynant Fach*
Easington Easington Co. Durham coal 2,119/487 NCB
East Hetton Coxhoe, C. Durham coal 723/184 NCB
Eccles Backworth coal 392/134 NCB
Eden Leadgate coal 169/25 NCB
Ellesmore No. 2 * Tideham Chase, Glos. coal Mapleford Collieries Ltd.
Ellington Ellington, Morpeth coal 1,666/187 NCB
Ellistown Ellistown, Bagworth coal 470/97 NCB
Elsecar Elsecar Barnsley coal 729/224 NCB
Elwyn* Seven Sisters, Neath coal Tower Anthracite Co. Ltd.
Emley Moor Clayton West, Huddersfield coal 258/63
Eppleton Hetton-le-Hole Co. Durham coal 1,211/177 NCB
Evans No.4* Alltwen, Pontardawe coal D.M. Evans
Falstone Mine* Falstone, Hexham coal 04/03 W.W. and A. Swailes
Favourite Level* Ruardean, Glos. coal E.S. Morris
Ferrymoor Riddings South Kirkby, Pontefract coal 565/49 NCB
Ffynonau-Duon* Ffynonau-Duon Pentwyn coal Ffynonau-Duon Mines Ltd
Findall Level* Cinderford, Glos. coal W.H. Didcote
Florence Longton, Stoke-on-Trent coal 1,232/276 NCB
Flow Edge Drift* Alston coal 1/ F.G. Shepherd
Forest No. 3* Glynneath, West Glam coal Resolven Mining Co.
Frances Dysart Kirkcaldy coal 718/159 NCB
Frickley, South Elmsall, Pontefract coal 1,702/349 NCB
Fryston Fryston Castleford coal 673/287 NCB
Garn Tiliery* Merthyr Tidfil coal G. Howarth
Gartmorn* Forrestmill, by Alloa coal J. Dawson
Garw/Ffaldau Garw-Blaengarw, Bridgend coal NCB
Gedling Gedling, Nottingham coal 1,362/261 NCB
Gellypstyll* Pontypoll, Gwent coal T.W.A. Wilcox
Glanderi* Pontardawe coal T. McGarry
Glantref* Garnant, Carm. coal Galntref Colliery Co. Ltd
Glasshoughton Castleford coal 523/228 NCB
Gleison* Clydach, Swansea coal Slack and Craven
Glen* Pontardawe coal Glen Colliery Ltd
Glenview* Wishaw coal W.L. Moffat
Glomynydd* Tonypandy coal Harvard, Smith and Shepherd
Glyn-Cvwarch* Ammanford, Carms. coal Clyncywarch Colliery Co. Ltd
Goldborne Golborne, near Warrington coal 787/101 NCB
Goldthorpe Goldthorpe, Rotherham coal 1,223/196 NCB
Graig y Forest* Pontardawe, Swansea coal Pine Tree Coal Mining Co. Ltd
Graigwen Mine* Tredegar coal B. and W. J. Smith
Grassamainston* Clackmannan coal Hill Farm Coal Co.
Grasshill* Glenbuck Ayrshire coal 08/02 David Fisher
Greenland Drift* Quebec Co. Durham coal 15/02 Crookhall Coal Co.
Green's Trenchard* Coleford Glos coal G.F. Kear
Griffin Mine* Blackwood Gwent coal Griffin and Son
Grimebridge* Lumb in Rossendale coal 06/02 Clayton and Mitchell
Grimethorpe Grimethorpe, Barnsley coal 1,541/658 NCB
Gwynfryn No. 3*
Haggs Lane Drift* Shildon, Co. Durham coal 02/01 ERS Mining Developments Ltd.
Haig Whitehaven, Cumbria coal 771/179 NCB
Hamlins Yorkley* Wales coal Woodyatts Collieries Ltd. London
Hapton Valley Hapton Burnley, Lancashire coal 424/69 NCB
Harviestoun* Dollar, Clackmannan coal 01/01 James Drysdale and Sons
Harworth Bircotes, Doncaster coal 934/233 NCB
Hatfield Stainforth, Doncaster coal 1,464/267 NCB
Hawthorn coal NCB
Haying Wood Mine* Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme coal 04/01 J.A. Knight (Coppice) Ltd.
Haywood No.3* Ruardean, Glos. coal E.S. Morris
Hedley West Riding * Stockfield, Consett coal 12/05 Hedley Coal Co.
Helig Cwmllynfell, Swansea coal Helig Colliery Co. Ltd
Hem Heath Trentham Stoke-on-Trent coal 1,404/374 NCB
Herrington Fence Houses coal 775/144 NCB
Hey Royds*
Hickleton Thurnscoe, Rotherham coal 1,003/287 NCB
High Carr No.3* Apedale Chesterton, Staffs. coal 04/02 Great Row Colliery Co. Ltd.
High Moor Hut Lane, Killamarsh, Sheffield coal 465/53 NCB
High Street Nelson, Mid. Glam coal H. Taylor
Highhouse Auchinlech coal 254/47 NCB
Hillersland No. 2* Shortstanding, Glos. coal Hillersland Colliery Co. Ltd.
Hindsward* Cumnock, Ayrshire coal 24/06 Cain and Hamilton
Holditch Chesterton, Newcastle, Staffs. coal 530/135 NCB
Hollywood Mine* Hollywood Lane, Silverdale Staffs. coal 2/ Great Row Colliery Co. Ltd.
Hopewell Engine* Chepstow, Glos. coal Mapleford Collieries Ltd.
Hopewell in Wimberry* Coleford, Glos. coal B. Hinton and Others
Horden Horden, Peterlee Co. Durham coal 1,575/380 NCB
Houghton Houghton-le-Spring coal 175/55 NCB
Houghton Main Little Houghton, Barnsley coal 1,344/235 NCB
Hucknall Hucknall, Nottingham coal 919/237 NCB
Ireland Staveley, Chesterfield coal 615/95 NCB
Ivy Rock* Neath coal Ivy Rock Colliery Co. Ltd.
Junction* Shotts, Lanark coal 03/01 T. McDonagh
Kellingley Kellingley, Knottingley, Yorks. coal 1,286/449 NCB
Killoch Ochiltree, Ayrshire coal 1,817/332 NCB
Kilnhurst Kilnhurst, Rotherham coal 479/85 NCB
Kinneil Kinneil, Edinburgh coal NCB
Kinsley Drift Mine Kinsley, Pontefract coal 130/15 NCB
Kirkheaton Quarry* Kirkheaton, Huddersfield coal/fireclay 2/ Kirkheaton Brickworks Ltd.
Kirksmace Mine* Aberdare, Mid Glam. coal Kirkmace Ltd.
Kiveton Park Kiveton Park, Sheffield coal 593/221 NCB
Lady Victoria Newtongrange coal 713/178 NCB
Lady Windsor/Abercynon Ynysybwl, Mid Glam. coal 623/178 NCB
Lassodie* Cantsdam, Dunfermline coal 03/02 J.M. and W. Heeps
Lea Hall Armitage Rd. Rugeley coal 1,682/437 NCB
Ledston Luck Kippax, Leeds coal 285/100 NCB
Lee Mine* Merthyr Tidfil coal Penylan Small Mine Ltd
Leycett Colliery* Leycett, Newcastle-under-Lyme coal 02/01 Podmore Hall Colliery Co. Ltd
Leyland Green Drift * Leyland Green Rd. Ashton, Wigan coal 15/05 Quaker House Colliery Co. Ltd.
Linby Linby, Nottingham coal 952/217 NCB
Littleton Huntingdon, Cannock coal 1,645/366 NCB
Llechart* Neath coal Pwllywatcyn Colliery Co. Ltd
Lletherlan* Rhos, Pontardawe coal Jones and Jones
Llety Philip* Pontardawe coal Mactrimes Ltd.
Llwyngoleu* Seven Sisters, Neath coal B.J. Evans
Lofthouse Outwood, Wakefield coal 851/229 NCB
Longannet Complex Dunfermline coal NCB
Ludworth Moor* Marple Bridge, Cheshire coal 2/ A. Gee
Lydbrook Level* Lydbrook, Glos. coal Jesse Mills
Lyn* Bridgend, Glam. coal Lyn Colliery Co. Ltd
Lynemouth Lynemouth, Morpeth coal 1.370/240 NCB
Maltby Maltby, Rotherham coal 1,076/331 NCB
Manor Cross Lane, Wakefield coal 191/43 NCB
Mansfield Mansfield coal 1,226/269 NCB
Manton Manton, Worksop coal 998/281 NCB
Manvers Main Wath-upon-Dearne, Rotherham coal 1,162/231 NCB
Mapleford Engine No. 4* Chepstow, Glos. coal Mapleford Collieries Ltd.
March Hywel* Pontardawe, Swansea coal T.J. Slee
Mardy Mardy, Rhondda coal 852/221 NCB
Marine Cwm, Gwent coal 444/118 NCB
Markham Duckmanton, Chesterfield coal 2,000/390 NCB
Markham Markham, nr. Blackwood, Gwent coal 552/122 NCB
Markham Main Armthorpe, Doncaster coal 1,115/362 NCB
Marley Hill Marley Hill, Dunston coal 715/143 NCB
Measham Ellistown, Bagsworth coal 464/106 NCB
Merrill's Head No. 1 & 5* Cliviger, Burnley coal 03/01 J. Simpson Little
Merthyr Merthyr Vale, Mid Glam. coal 495/183 NCB
Merthyr Vale
Meudwy* Swansea coal Blaentawe Mining Co.
Micklam No. 5* Lowca, Whitehaven fireclay 18/04 Workington Iron and Steel Co.
Monktonhall Millerhill, Midlothian coal 1,506/260 NCB
Moor Side* Mosborough, Sheffield coal 20/ Moorside Mining Co. Ltd.
Moorgreen Newthorpe, Notts. coal 871/219 NCB
Mossbrook* Eckington, Sheffield coal 13/ Mossbrook Colliery Ltd.
Murton Murton Co. Durham coal 1,306/263 NCB
Nantgarw/Windsor Windsor, Taffs Wells, S/Glam. coal 290/64 NCB
Nanthir* Crynant, Neath coal A. Thomas
Nantyffin No. 2 Mine* Merthyr Tidfil coal Nantyffin Small Mines Ltd.
New Duke* Ammanford coal C. Lloyd
New Found Out No.2* Coleford, Glos. coal Larchstone Ltd.
New High Carr No. 4* Great Row Staffs. coal 07/01 Great Row Colliery Co. Ltd.
New Hucknall Huthwaite, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts. coal 514/134 NCB
New Road Level* Coleford Glos coal B. Hinton and Others
New Shildon* Shildon, Co. Durham coal 09/04 Storey Lodge Colliery Co. Ltd.
New Whitecroft* Bream, Glos. coal G.E. and N.R. Ennis and D.W. Davis
Newdigate Bedworth, Nuneaton coal 519/199 NCB
Newmarket Silkstone Stabley, Wakefield coal 431/195 NCB
Newmillerdam Hall Green, Wakefield coal 185/40 NCB
Newstead Newtsead, Notts. coal 1,246/176 NCB
North Gawber Mapplewell, Barnsley coal 657/200 NCB
Nostell Nostell, Wakefield coal 386/164 NCB
Oakdale Oakdale, Gwent coal 1,006/185 NCB
Old Morgan Foly No. 2* Lydney, Gwent coal J.G. Gear
Old Park Colliery* Lydney, Gwent coal D.E. Johns
Old Unemployed Level* Tredegar, Gwent coal I. Smith (Tredegar) Ltd.
Ollerton Ollerton, Newark coal 810/252 NCB
Orgreave Handworth, Sheffield coal 596/192 NCB
Pantygaseg* Pontypool, Gwent coal J. Desmond
Parc Level* Rhiwfawr, Swansea coal Wilkins and Llewellyn
Park Hill Park Hill, Wakefield coal 373/120 NCB
Park Mill Clayton West, Huddersfield coal 288/78 NCB
Park Nook* Elland, Yorks. clay 19/03 S. Wilkinson and Sons Ltd.
Parkland No. 3 Mine* Apedale, Chesterton coal 05/02 Apedale Hall Colliery Co. Ltd.
Parklands Banbury No. 5* Chesterton Staffs. coal 10/06 Parklands Colliery Co. Ltd
Parkside Newton-le-Willows coal 1,413/316 NCB
Parsonage Leigh coal 619/94 NCB
Peckfield Micklefield, Leeds coal 353/179 NCB
Penallta Hengoed, Mid Glam. coal 658/172 NCB
Pencraig* Amman Valley coal D. Bell
Pencwm No. 2* Upper Tumble, Llanelli coal Wyndham Williams
Penrikyber Penrhiwceiber, Mid. Glam. coal 690/165 NCB
Pentwyn No. 3* Goodegraig, Swansea coal Pentwyn Colliery Co. (No.3)
Pentwyn* Newport Gwent coal Harthy Bros.
Penygrug* Swansea coal Penygrug Colliery Co. Ltd.
Penyrheol* Newport Gwent coal Penyrheol Colliery Co. Ltd.
Pleasley Pleasley, Mansfield Notts. coal 544/168 NCB
Point of Ayr Ffynnongroew, Flintshire coal 531/145 NCB
Polkemmet Whitburn W/Lothian coal 1,280/215 NCB
Polmaise Fallin, Stirling coal 503/113 NCB
Prince of Wales Pontefract coal 777/332 NCB
Pye Hill Jacksdale, Notts. coal 892/197 NCB
Quaker House* Ashton-in-Makerfield coal 30/15 Quaker House Colliery Co. Ltd
Quidchurch* Cinderford, Glos. coal S.E. Warren
Ramshawfield Drift* Bardon Mill, Hexham coal 14/02 Henshaw Coal Co. Ltd.
Rawdon Moira coal 920/269 NCB
Reddings Level No. 2* Raurdean, Glos. coal E.S. Morris
Renishaw Park Staveley, Chesterfield coal 438/104 NCB
Rhaeadr* Betws, Ammanford coal Rhaeadr Colliery Co. Ltd.
Rheola Resolven, Glam. coal Rheola Colliery Co. Ltd
Robin Rock Drift* Ventors Hall, Haltwistle coal 3/ F. Dodd, Bardon Mill Hexham
Roger Kirkconnel coal 115/6 NCB
Rose in Hand Mine* Cinderford, Glos. coal S.E. Warren
Rossington Rossington, Doncaster coal 1,366/300 NCB
Rothwell Rothwell, Leeds coal 536/134 NCB
Royston Drift Royston, Barnsley coal 412/86 NCB
Rufford Mansfield coal 1,126/267 NCB
Sacriston Sacriston Co. Durham coal 264/41 NCB
Santon Dragonby* Scunthorpe, Lincs ironstone British Steel Corporation
Sarn Helen* Resolven, Glam. coal Dulais Coal Co.
Savile Methley, Leeds coal 363/135 NCB
Scranton* Llantrisant coal Maindy Colliery Ltd.
Seafield Kirkcaldy coal 2,077/279 NCB
Seaham Seaham Co. Durham coal 369/124 NCB
Selby (planned project)
Shafden Park Mine* Hepscott, Morpeth coal 10/11 J.C. Haynes (Northern) Ltd.
Sharlston New Sharlston, Wakefield coal 985/239 NCB
Sherwood Mansfield, Notts. coal 782/218 NCB
Shilbottle Alnwick coal 484/64 NCB
Shirebrook Shirebrook, Mansfield coal 1,495/290 NCB
Shireoak Shireoaks, Worksop coal 455/156 NCB
Silverdale Silverdale, Newcastle. Staffs. coal 653/167 NCB
Silverhill Teversal, Sutton-in-Ashfield Notts. coal 884/224 NCB
Silverwood Thrybergh, Rotherham coal 1,210/232 NCB
Six Bells Six Bells, Gwent coal 682/162 NCB
Smithston* Patna, Ayrshire coal 07/01 T. Love
Smithy Dene Drift* Edmondsley, Sacriston coal 08/02 Smithy Dene Quarry Co. Ltd.
Snibston Coalville coal 528/223 NCB
Snowdown Snowdown, Eythorne coal 672/214 NCB
Soffrydd* Aberbeeg, Gwent coal D.V. Warren
Sorn Mauchline, Ayrshire coal 246/18 NCB
South Hetton South Hetton Co. Durham coal 248/100 NCB
South Kirkby South Kirkby, Pontefract coal 1,390/319 NCB
South Leicester Ellistown coal 418/80 NCB
Springfield* Shibden, Halifax coal/fireclay 7/ C. and S. Parkinson (Bradford) Ltd
St. John's Maesteg, Mid. Glam. coal 660/151 NCB
St. Vincent* Chepstow, Glos. coal Mapleford Collieries Ltd.
Steetley Steetley, Worksop coal 382/117 NCB
Storrs Bridge* Loxley, Sheffield fireclay/potclay 40/1 Thomas Marshall and Co. Loxley Ltd.
Storrs* Loxley Sheffield fireclay 13/03 T. Wragg and Sons (Sheffield) Ltd
Strathfield* Stretton, Derbyshire coal 13/ H. and C. Hartshorne
Sutton Stanton Hill, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts. coal 612/165 NCB
Sutton Manor St. Helens coal 663/189 NCB
Taff Merthyr Trelewis, Treharris, Mid. Glam. coal 523/158 NCB
Tal-Level-Lo* Rhymney, Mid Glam. coal S.F. Williams
Tanygarn* Glanamman, Carm. coal Tanygarn Colliery Ltd.
Temple* Temple Midlothian coal 22/08 McNeill and Knox
Teversal Teversal, Sutton-in-Ashfield coal 397/121 NCB
Thoresby Edwinstowe, Mansfield coal 1,141/232 NCB
Thurcroft Thurcroft, Rotherham coal 539/213 NCB
Tilmanstone Eythorne, near Dover coal 613/215 NCB
Tirbach Mine* Trelewis, Glam. coal R.D. Edmunds
Ton-Tyr-Bel* Crumlin, Gwent coal H.L. Robinson
Tower/Fernhill Tower, Tirwau, Mid. Glam. coal 927/207 NCB
Treeton Treeton, Rotherham coal 631/190 NCB
Treforgan (drift) Treforgan, Neath coal 420/50 NCB
Trelewis (dirft) Trelewis, Mid. Glam. coal 265/22 NCB
Twllycan* Gorseinon, Glam coal S. Jones, and E. Jones
Tymawr/Lewis Merthyr Tymawr, Mid Glam. coal 662/176 NCB
Ughill* Loxley, Sheffield fireclay/potclay 11/02 T. Wragg and Sons (Sheffield) Ltd.
Union Colliery* Coleford, Glos. coal W.J. Jenkins
Upper Ras-Bryn-Oer* Rhymney, Mid. Glam coal Davies Bros.
Vane Tempest Seaham Co. Durham coal 846/217 NCB
Venalt* Neath coal Venalt Colliery Co. Ltd
Viaduct* Glenbuck, Ayrshire coal 22/08 R. Anderson
Victoria Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent coal 467/141 NCB
Wallsend* Bream, Glos. coal D.E. Johns
Walterclough* Southowram coal/fireclay 16/29 Brookes Ltd. Lightcliffe, Halifax
Walton Crofton, Wakefield coal 631/205 NCB
Warsop Shirebrook, Mansfield coal 1,155/230 NCB
Wath Wath-upon-Dearne, Rotherham coal 693/113 NCB
Waunhir No. 2* Brynamman, Dyfed coal J. Lewis
Wearmouth Sunderland coal 2,107/323 NCB
Wedgewood Mine* Talke, Stoke-on-Trent coal 29/08 Wedgewood Colliery Ltd
Welbeck Meadow Vale, Welbeck, Mansfield coal 1,073/267 NCB
Werrington* Talke, Stoke-on-Trent coal 2/ Werrington Colliery Ltd
West Cannock Brindley Heath, Hednesford coal 648/162 NCB
Westoe South Shields coal 2,146/363 NCB
Westthorpe Killamarsh, Sheffield coal 578/118 NCB
Wheatshire* Ughill Bradfield, Sheffield fireclay/clay 24/05 J. and J. Dyson Ltd.
Wheldale Castleford coal 501/189 NCB
Whittle Newton-on-the-Moor, Felton coal 427/85 NCB
Whitwell Whitwell, Worksop, Notts. coal 685/175 NCB
Whitwick Coalville coal 629/96 NCB
Windy Arbour* Winstanley, Wigan coal 05/03 Windy Arbour Colliery, Winstanley
Wolstanton Wolstanton, Newcastle-u-Lyme coal 1,025/307 NCB
Woodgreen No. 2* Parkway Ave. Sheffield coal Woodgreen Highdelf Ltd
Woodhorn Woodhorn, Ashington coal 451/92 NCB
Woodside Drift* Consett, Co. Durham coal 12/03 Crookhall Coal Co. Consett
Woolley Darton, Barnsley coal 1,514/428 NCB
Wrytree* Greenhead Carlisle coal 30/13 Blenkinsopp Collieries Ltd.
Wyndham/Western Wyndham, Ogmore Vale, Glam. coal 960/226 NCB
Yorkshire Main Edlington, Doncaster coal 1,431/400 NCB
Ystrad* Ammanford coal Thomas and Ownes

PITS MARKED THUS* were private mines.
A List of Collieries in 1993, from 'Guide to the Coalfields'

Gives name of mine, location, manager, undermanager, number of men underground, number of men on surface and seams worked.

Pits marked thus (L) were private mines, licensed by the Coal Authority.

Abbey (L) Neath, West Glam. A. Aston Pentre Rider

Alltwen Hill (L) Swansea

Amber Valley (L) Alfreton, Derby E. Hartshorne Blackshale

Annesley/Bentnick Annesley, Notts E. Blackwell J.H. Van Ham 675 205 Blackshale

Apedale (L) Chesterton, Staffs. C.W. Kirkham Channel, Bassey etc.

Asfordby Asfordby, Notts G.C. Harris P. Marriot 374 93 developing mine

Ayle Drift (L) J. Shepherd Little Limestone

Backshot (L) Forth, Lanarkshire Wilontown Main

Bank Top (L) Leycett, Staffs. W. Lewis Rowhurst

Barhaugh Drift (L) F. Shepherd Little Limestone

Bentley Bentley, Doncaster G.J. Wilson P. Dawson 554 135 Parkgate/Swallow Wood

Betws Ammanford, Dyfed C.L. Jones M. Cook 100 13 Red Vein

Bevercotes Retford, Notts D.R. Bell J.R. Nichol 629 159 Hard/Top Hard/Low Waterloo

Bilsthorpe Bilsthorpe, Notts A. Alisop S.G. Pollard 757 170 Parkgate/Low Main

Blackbarn (L) Cefn y Crib, Gwent M.R. Jones

Blaengrenig No.2 (L) Ammanford, Dyfed C. Windos Red Vein

Blaenpergwm (L) Port Talbot, West Glam. E. Williams

Blagill (L) J. Watson Little Limestone

Bolsover Bolsover, Chesterfield P.J. Mullery P. Chambers 477 110 Blackshale

Brawds Level (L) Maesteg, Mid Glam D.I. Evans

Brynglas (L) Ammanford, Dyfed J. Morgan

Bryn-Y-Garn (L) Rhondda, W.C. Fyfield

Bwlch Varteg (L) Rhos, West Glam

Caeglas (L) Treeharris, Mid Glam

Calverton Calverton, Notts R.J. Hallam D.J. Messom 590 199 Low Bright/Brinsley/High Hazel

Cannop Drift (L) Cannop, Coleford

Cannop Engine (L) Coleford

Carn Cornel No.2 (L) Neath, West Glam.

Castle Drift (L) B. Craig Little Limestone

Cefn Mawr No.2 (L) Neath, West Glam

Clarghill (L) J.G.E. Williams Little Limestone

Clipstone Clipstone, Mansfield D.M. Betts P.A. Townsend 794 161 Yard/Deep Soft

Coed Talon (L) C. Burgess

Cotgrave Cotgrave, Notts S. Wright R.J. Nevin 496 117 Blackshale

Craig Merthyr (L) Swansea?

Craigman (L) New Cummock, Ayr J. O'Hara

Craig-y-Llyn (L) Rhondda

Crugau (L) Neath, W. Glam

Cwmglo (L) Pontypool, Gwent Yard/Seven Feet

Cwm-Yr-Onen (L) Neath, W. Glam.

DanyGraig No.2 (L) near Swansea

Darrell NO.2 (L) Rhondda

Daw Mill Arley, Coventry A. Galloway R.J. Flint 1359 124 Thick

Dinas Rock (L) Port Talbot

Doe Lea (L) Doe Lea, Chesterfield J. Mitchell Top Hard

Dynant Fach No.2 (L) Dyfed

Easington Easington, Co. Durham S.J. Reece K.G. Smith 1595 303 Main Yard/Low Main

Ellington Combine Ellington, Morpeth E.W. Kearney A. Baggerley 1799 164 Main Yard/Brass Thrill

Elwyn Pinetrees (L) Port Tolbot

Evans No. 4 (L) Swansea

Evans No.4 (L) Swansea

Evawill (L) Dyfed

Farmwood (L) Coleford

FForch-Y-Garran (L) West Glam

Ffynonau-Duon 1 and 2 (L) Mid Glam

Ffynonau-Duon 3 (L) Mid Glam

Ffynonau-Duon 4 (L) Mid Glam

Forest No.3 (L) Neath W. Glam.

Frances Dysart, Scotland W. Kerr A. Simpson

Frickley South Elmsall, Pontefract K.I. Whiteman S. Atkin Cudworth/Newhill/Haighmoor

Gasciogne Wood South Milford, Leeds H.D. Hoy F. Wallbank 196 80

Glanderi (L) West Glam.

Glan-Yr-Afon (L) ?

Gleison (L) Cardiff

Glen (L) Swansea

Glenview Carluke, Lanarkshire

Glomynydd (L) Rhondda

Goldthorpe Goldthorpe, Rotherham A. Hendy C.J. Prescott Shafton

Green Clough Merrils Head Farm, Cliviger A. Little

Greenland Drift (L) Quebec, Co. Durham D. Carlisle Busty Top/Busty

Grime Bridge (L) Dean Rossendale W. Clayton

Grimethorpe Grimethorpe, Barnsley D.L. Brook D. Lowery Parkgate/Fenton/Newhill

Gwynfryn No.2 (L) Cardiff

Harworth Bircotes, Doncaster R.W. Robson J.M. Brown 988 193 Deep Soft/Swallow Wood

Hatfield/Thorne Stainforth, Doncaster J. Ainley M.J. Seal 848 151 High Hazel

Hay Royds (L) Clayton West, Huddersfield A. Bilston

Haying Wood (L) Leycett, Staffs. F. Green

Hayners Bailey (L) Lydney Glos.

Heol Hen (L) Neath

High Street (L) Treharris

Hirfynidd (L) Neath

Hirfynydd (L) Neath

Hopewell-in-Wimberry (L) Coalway, Coleford

Houghton Main Little Houghton, Barnsley J. Blundell D.P. Round 1141 157 Silkstone/Fenton

Hulme (L) Hulme, Stoke M. Longton

Ivy Rock (L) N.W. Glam

Johnson (L) Blackwood Gwent

Kellingley Kellingley, Yorks N.R. Kemp T. Brooks 929 158 Beeston/Silkstone

Kielder Forest Mine (L) Wombwell, Barnsley developing

Kiveton Kiveton Park, Sheffield E. Hardy N. Betts 456 109 Clowne/High Hazel

Lassodie (L) Kelty, Fife Seven Foot

Leycett (Podmoor Hall) (L) Leycett, Newcastle W. Lewis Great Coal/Cannel Row

Little Sherriff (L) Silverdale Notts T. Warnes Winghay

Littleton Huntingdon, Cannock R.P.H. Dean S.H. Parker 960 91 Park Benches/Eight Feet

Llechart No.2 (L) Neath

Llety Philip (L) Cardiff

Lodge Drift (L) Pentre Broughton, Wrexham N. Williams

Longannet Complex Clackmannan, Scotland W.R. Dow

Lonnen Drift (L) Spennymoor, Co. Durham M. McQuire Bottom Hutton

Mainband (St. Bees) (L) Whitehaven, Cumbria N.G. Edmunds

Maltby Maltby, Rotherham M.J. High J. Kellaway 483 180 Swallow Wood

Manton Manton, Worksop K.W, Jessup T. McKechnie 668 153 Parkgate

March Hywel (L) W. Glam

Markham Duckmanton, Chesterfield C.G. Ponder P.E. Ward 1231 196 Thin/Thick Blackshale

Markham Main Armthorpe, Doncaster A. Davies W.P. Cooke 801 131 Barnsley

Middridge Drift (L) Shilton, Co. Durham A. Hewick Sutton

Monkton Hall Dalkeith, Scotland W. Kerr A. Simpson

Moorside (L) Mosborough, Sheffield D. Amatt Parkgate

Nant Fach (L) Swansea

Nant Gwrhyd (L) Swansea

Nant Merddog (L) Gwent

Nantglas Newydd (L) Neath

Nanthir (L) Neath

Nantmelyn (L) Mid Glam.

Nant-Y-Cafn (L) Swansea

Nant-Y-Glo (L) West Glam.

Nant-Y-Mynydd (L) West Glam.

New Penrhiw (L) Swansea

New Road Level (L) Coalway, Coleford

North Selby Escrick, Yorkshire A. Williams P. Winks 366 76 Barnsley

Old Park (L) Bream, Lydney, Glos.

Ollerton Ollerton, Newark M.D. Orchiston S. Morris 830 177 Parkgate

Osmondcroft Drift (L) Winston, Co. Durham Yordale

Pantygasseg (L) Pontypool, Gwent

Parc Level (L) Amannford

Park Drift (L) Willington Crook, Durham M. Burrows

Parklands (L) Apedale, Chesterton A. Cartwright Bullhurst

Parkside Newton-le-Willows M.W. Ramsay G.G. Mottram 770 76 Trencherbone

Penhydd Newydd (L) West Glam.

Pentreclwydau (L) Port Talbot

Pentwyn No.3 (L) Amannford

Penygrug (L) West Glam.

Penywaum No.2 (L) Amannford

Point of Ayr Holywell, Clwyd P.G. Redford K. Whitehead 492 59 Yard/Stone/Hard Five Quarters

Ponty (L) West Glam.

Prince of Wales Pontefract, Yorks W.R. Davies G. Maynes 546 73 Stanley Main/Warren House

Quaker House (L) Ashton in Makerfield C. Booth King

Rashiehill (L) Forth, Lanarkshire V. Wilson Wilsontown Main

Redding Level (L) Ruardean, Glos.

Rhaeadr (L) Swansea

Rheola (L) Neath

Riccall Riccall, Selby, Yorks J.S. Sumnall I.J. Lloyd 545 90 Barnsley

Rithan (L) Pontypool

Rossington Rossington, Doncaster G. Mountain S.W. Jackson 781 166 Barnsley/Dunsil

Rufford Mansfield D.J. Moult D. Meikie 620 163 Yard/Blackshale

Scranton (L) Port Talbot

Shadfen Park Drift (L) Morpeth, Northumberland A. Newey Harvey

Sharlston Sharlston, Wakefield P.A. Adams M. Cartwright 590 109 Warren House/Stanley Main

Shirebrook Shirebrook, Mansfield C.J.E. Smith P.C. Stokes 1004 162 Deep Hard/Piper/Blackshale

Silverdale Silverdale Staffordshire K. Leech M. Arthur 661 96 Great Row/Winghay

Silverhill Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts I. Clayton R.A.P. Britton 661 152 Yard/Piper

Silverwood Thybergh, Rotherham T. Lawson A. Barnes 902 148 Swallow Wood/Haigh Moor

Stillingfleet Stillingfleet, Yorks P. Lewis M. Weston 534 84 Barnsley

Taff Merthyr Treharris, Mid Glam. M.K. Lewis P.D. Morgan 383 65 Seven Feet

Tai-Level-Lo (L) Mid Glam.

Thoresby Mansfield, Notts K.G. Fidler D.L. Wheatly 994 194 Parkgate

Tower Hirwaun, Mid Glam D.J. Fox D.B Lewis 413 77 Seven Feet/Five Feet

Tows Bank Drift (L) Coanwood, Haltwhistle

Trentham Trentham, Stoke J.R. Sorbie D. Durber 1594 167 Hams/Yard etc

Tstrad (L) Amannford

Twillycarn (L) Dyfed

Tyn Wern (L) West Glam.

Tyn-Graig (L) West Glam.

Upper Ras Brynoer (L) Gwent

Vane Tempest/Seaham Seaham, Co. Durham T. Gray P. Robson 910 196 High Main

Venallt (L) Swansea

Viaduct (L) Muirkirk, Ayrshire J. Bacharac

Waunhir No.2 (L) Amannford

Wearmouth Sunderland W. Fairbairn K.R.T. Benson 1779 299 Yard/Maudlin/Low Main

Welbeck Welbeck, Mansfield S.J. Parkin N. Harrison 848 195 Top Hard/Deep Soft

Werntarw No.2 (L) Mid Glam.

Westhoe South Shields T.P. Watson R. Watson 1529 269 Main/Maudlin/Brass Thrill

Whitemoor Selby, Yorks P.L. Gwilliam J. Alstead 252 54 Barnsley

Whittle (L) Hampeth, Fenton, Northumberland

Winstone (L) Gwent

Wistow Wistow, Selby, Yorks G.E. Wilby R. Draper 627 82 Barnsley

Woodside (L) Consett, Durham A. Newey

Woody Close (L) Consett, Durham

Wrytree (L) Greenhead, Carlisle Little Limestone