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Mines in and around Ruabon


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Local Mines : 1869

NAME OF COLLIERY

LOCALITY

OWNER

Afoneitha

Ruabon

Robert Williams and Co.

Bryn-y-Owen

Ruabon

John Taylor and Sons.

Christionydd

Ruabon

Robert Williams and co.

Gardden Lodge

Ruabon

Gardden Lodge Colliery Co.

Gardden

Ruabon

Ruabon Coal Co Ltd.

Hafod

Ruabon

Ruabon Coal Co.

Pentre Bychan

Ruabon

John Taylor and Co.

Plaskynaston

Cefn, Ruabon

Plaskynaston Coal Co.

Plasia

Ruabon

Samuel Giller.

Plas Benion

Ruabon

New British Iron Works Co.

Ponkey

Ruabon

Ruabon Coal Co Ltd.

Ruabon

Ruabon

Ruabon Coal and Coke Co Ltd.

The Square

Ruabon

The Square Coal Co.

Wynn Hall

Ruabon

Wynn Hall Coal Co.

Wynnstay

Ruabon

New British Iron Co.

 

Local Mines : 1880

1.       Acrefair, Ruabon, New British Iron Co.

2.       Bankduu or Black Bank, Ruabon, William Thomas.

3.       Brandy, Old, Ruabon, Gomer Roberts.

4.       Bryn-y-fellin, Ruabon, Jenkyn Lloyd and Co.

5.       Camrian, Ruabon, John Jackson.

6.       Christionueth (not working), Ruabon, B. C. Javal and Co.

7.       Delf, Acrefair, T. H. Seacombe.

8.       Furnace Bank, Ruabon, Elias Clarke and others.

9.       Gutter Hill, Ruabon, William Griffiths and Co.

10.   Llanerchrngog, Ruabon, Rhos Brick and Coal Co.

11.   Pant Hill (not working), Tan-y-clydd, Ruabon, Gomar Roberts.

12.   Pen-y-Bryn, Ruabon, Charles T. Thomas.

13.   Penhoddw, Ruabon, H. R. Bower.

14.   Pentre-dwr, Ruabon, J Jarvis and Co.

15.   Pen-y-cae, Ruabon, Price Evans.

16.   Plasbennion, Ruabon, Jos. Evans.

17.   Plaskynaston, Ruabon , Plas Kynaston Coal Co.

18.   Plassissa, Ruabon, John Williams.

19.   Ponkey, Ruabon, John Griffiths and Co.

20.   Square, Ruabon, Meryick Jones.

21.   Street Josa, Ruabon, Joseph Evans.

22.   Sycamore (not working), Ruabon, Evan Hughes.

23.   Treffynant, Ruabon, J. C. Edwards.

24.   Vauxhall, Ruabon, Vauxhall Colliery Co., Limited.

25.   Vron, Wrexham, Vron Colliery Co., Limited.

26.   Wynn Hall, Ruabon, Keurick and Sons.

27.   Wynnstay, Ruabon , New British Iron Co.

Local Mines : 1908

Owner

Name of Mine

Situation

Manager

Below

Above

Henry R Bowers Ltd., Acrefair, Ruabon

Pendebw

Ruabon

 

4

4

JC Edwards, Terra Cotta Works, Ruabon

Abernant Drisft

Ruabon

 

9

3

ditto

Rhos

Ruabon

 

30

4

ditto

Trefynant

Ruabon

 

2

1

Trevor Roberts &Maginnis, Ruabon

Garth

Trevor

Fireclay and ganister

6

4

Ruabon Coal & Coke Co Ltd., Ruabon

Erwlwyd

Rhos

John Edwards

16

3

ditto

ditto

Hafod No.1

Hafod No.2

Ruabon

Ruabon

Enoch Jones

John Edwards

705

625

326

Vauxhall Colliery Co. Ltd., nr. Wrexham

Vauxhall

Ruabon

George Saint

366

87

Wyndham and Phillips, Delph Works, Ruabon

Delph

Ruabon

 

25

5

Wynnstay Collieries Co. Ltd., Ruabon

Plaskynaston

Ruabon

Edwd. T Davies

-

2

ditto

Wynnstay No.1

ditto No.2

Ruabon

Ruabon

ditto

ditto

1081

230

Local Mines 1918

  Owner

Name of Mine

Location

Manager

Below

Above

Roberts and Maginnis, Trevor, Ruabon

Hafod No.1

Hafod No.2

Ruabon

Ruabon

John Jones

844

859

364

Vauxhall Colliery Co. Ltd., Ruabon

Vauxhall

Ruabon

George Saint

311

82

Wyndham & Phillips, Delph Works, Ruabon

Delph

Ruabon

 

26

6

Wynnstay Collieries Co. Ltd., Ruabon

Plaskynaston

Ruabon

T Davies

2

3

ditto

Wynnstay Nos.1&2

Ruabon

ditto

1081

235

Local Mines 1945

Owner

Name of Mine

Location

Manager

Below

Above

JC Edwards (Ruabon) Ltd., Terra Cotta Works, Ruabon, Wrexham

Rhos (Adit) (fireclay and coal)

Ruabon

 

5

1

Roberts & Maginnis Ltd., Trevor, Wrexham

Garth (fireclay and Ganister)

Trevor

 

2

2

Ruabon Coal & Coke Co. Ltd., Ruabon, Wrexham

Hafod No.1

ditto No.2

Ruabon

ditto

H Gittins

ditto

1146

346

Wyndham & Phillips Ltd., Delph Works, Ruabon, Wrexham

Delph (fireclay)

Ruabon

 

8

2

 

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