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From the Tables compiled by John Gerrard, H.M.Inspector for the Manchester District in his Report for 1896
Name of Mine
Situation
Owner and Postal Address
Manager
Under-Manager
Workers U/G
Workers Surface
Minerals Worked
Remarks
Brearley
Brearley
Joseph Brierley, Brearley, Littleborough
Joseph Brierley
?
1
0
Coal, M
Two Foot
Ab Top
Whitworth
Chas. Taylor and Co., Whitworth, near Rochdale
Wm. Howarth
?
2
0
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Ashworth
Ashworth
Ashworth Colliery Co. Ltd., Ashworth, near Rochdale
James Lord
Abraham Coupe
50
8
Coal, H & M
Mountain
Bamford Closes
Wolstenholme
John Buttery, Red Lumb, Wolstenholme, Rochdale
Adam Hall
Woodward
3
0
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Brandwood Moor
Stacksteads
Exors. of Abel Brierley, Stacksteads, Manchester
John Brierly
George H. Hacking
15
2
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Bunker's Hill
Stacksteads
Richd. Siddall, Stacksteads
?
3
0
Coal
Sand Rock. Abandoned
Calf Clough
Wardle
John Roberts, Lower Hades Farm, Wardle, near Rochdale
?
?
1
0
Coal, H
Little. Abandoned
Cartridge Nook
Whitworth
J.G. Dearden, The Manor House, The Orchard, Rochdale
Henry Matthew
Thos. Crossley
18
5
Coal, H & M
Mountain
Cleggswood
Littleborough
Hall and Rogers, Smithybridge, near Rochdale
?
?
11
1
Fireclay
none
Close Barn, "No. 2"
Ashworth
Ashworth Colliery Co. Ltd., Ashworth, near Rochdale
James Lord
Robert Crabtree
5
2
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Clough Head
Sharneyford, Bacup
Thos. Temperley and Sons, Sharneyford, Bacup
John Temperley
?
3
0
Coal, M & Fireclay
Half Yard
Deansgreave
Britannia, near Bacup
John Lord, 11, Albert St., Britannia, Bacup
John Lord
?
1
0
Coal, H
Sand Rock
Doldrum
Rooley Moor
John Lomax and Co. Ltd., The Orchard, Rochdale
John Scholes
John Shorrock
20
3
Coal, H & M
Sand Rock
Drybank Farm
Wardle, near Rochdale
Edmund Clegg, Drybank Farm, Wardle, near Rochdale
?
?
1
0
Coal, H
Mountain
Greave
Bacup
Townsend and Co., Bacup
John Jackson
?
?
?
Coal, M
Mountain. Abandoned
Greensmoor
Stacksteads
Richd. Siddall, Stacksteads
?
?
?
?
Coal, M
Sand Rock. Abandoned
Gristlehurst
Simpson Clough, near Heywood
Pickford and Diggle, Simpson Clough, near Heywood
Adam Hall
?
22
2
Coal, H & M
Arley. Abandoned
Hades Farm
Wardle
Pickles Hartley, Wardle, near Rochdale
George Hartley
?
1
0
Coal, H
Mountain
Haugh Hey
Haugh Hey, Rochdale
James Leach, New Hey, Butterworth, Rochdale
Benjn. Mills
?
3
0
Coal, M
Half Yard
Helmclough
Greensmoor, Stacksteads
Hardman Bros., Acres Mill, Stacksteads, Manchester
John Greenhalgh
?
17
1
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Higher Shore
Littleborough
E. Clegg and Son Ltd., Shore Mills, Littleborough
E. Midgeley
?
?
?
Coal, M
Forty Yards and Lower Foot. Discontinued
Hill Top
Calderbrook, Littleborough
Littleborough Dyeing Co., Littleborough, Manchester
Saml. Stott
J.E. Singleton
29
5
Coal, M & Fireclay
Forty Yards
Hodge Hill
Whitworth
James Griffiths Dearden, The Manor House, The Orchard, Rochdale
Henry Matthew
Samuel Kay
15
1
Coal, H & M
Mountain
Hunger Hill
Rooley Moor
John Lomax and Co. Ltd., The Orchard, Rochdale
John Scholes
John Sharrock
30
4
Coal, H & M
Sand Rock
Knowl,
Lower East Knowle, Wolstenholme
Jas. Butterworth and Sons, Greenbooth, Rochdale
Robert Coupe
James Hoyle
9
2
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Land
Shawforth
J.G. Dearden, The Manor House, The Orchard, Rochdale
William Coupe
?
29
2
Coal, H & M
Little Mine
Lee
Brandwood Moor
Thomas Leech, Lee Colliery, Bacup
Edmund Whitworth
?
12
2
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Middlewood
Wardle, Rochdale
Middlewood Colliery Co., Middlewood, Wardle, Rochdale
?
Thos. Walton
9
1
Coal, M, & Fireclay
Little Mine
Old Clough
Bacup
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Rossendale Collieries, Newchurch, Manchester
Gathorn Bland
John Hey
7
1
Coal, H & M
Lower Mountain
Rake
Littleborough
Littleborough Fireclay Co. Ltd., Rake, Littleborough
Samuel Lord
?
5
0
Coal, M & Fireclay
Forty Yards. Abandoned
Roads
Wardle
Charles Crossley, Marled Earth, Wardle, Rochdale
Chas. Crossley
?
6
1
Coal, M
Little Mine, Foot Mine
Shackleton
Shawforth
J.G. Dearden, The Manor House, The Orchard, Rochdale
William Evans
?
67
4
Coal, H & M
Little Mine
Sheephouse
Clough Bacup
James Ratcliffe, Blackwood, Stacksteads
Ellis Ratcliffe
?
9
2
Coal, M
Sand Rock
South Grain
Dulesgate
J.G. Dearden, The Manor House, The Orchard, Rochdale
Robert Kershaw
?
12
2
Coal, H & M
Mountain
Stacksteads
Stacksteads
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Rossendale Collieries, Newchurch, Manchester
John Lord
Samuel Feber
40
5
Coal, M
Upper Mountain
Stacksteads Top Pit
Stacksteads
Geo. Hargreaves and Co., Rossendale Collieries, Newchurch, Manchester
John Lord
Samuel Feber
6
1
Coal, H & M
Lower Mountain
Starring
Littleborough
Ralph Ashworth and Co. Ltd., Starring, Littleborough, Manchester
William Dransfield
John Fitton
24
2
Coal, M & Fireclay
Forty Yard and Mountain
Todmorden Moor
Dulesgate
J.G. Dearden, The Manor House, The Orchard, Rochdale
Edmund Lord
?
36
4
Coal, H & M
Mountain
Tong End Pasture
Facit
Henry Heys and Co., Facit Quarries, Shawforth, Rochdale
Adam Walker
?
3
0
Coal, M
Sand Rock
Tooter Hill
Sharneyford
J.G. Dearden, The Manor House, The Orchard, Rochdale
William Evans
?
24
2
Coal, H & M
Mountain
Tunshill Hey
Littleborough
Benjamin Chadwick, Schofield Hall, and Executors of Alfred Wild, Littleborough
Benjamin Chadwick
?
9
0
Coal, M
Little
Wallnook
Wardle
J.G. Dearden, The Manor House, The Orchard, Rochdale
William Jackson
?
25
2
Coal, H & M
Mountain
Whitefield
Wardle
John Stott and Bros. Ltd., Wardle, Rochdale
James Whatmough
?
16
2
Coal, M
Mountain
Whittaker Wood
Littleborough
Mrs. Mary Magson, Whittaker Wood, Littleborough
?
?
1
0
Coal, M
Lower Foot
Wicken Hall
New Hey
Ed. Schunck, Wicken Hall, New Hey, Rochdale
Robert Clegg
?
?
?
Coal, M
Three Quarters. Abandoned