- File containing report and computation of claim for compensation in respect of company's T S assets including statistics 1932-1946
Records of Ardenrigg Coal Co Ltd, coal masters, Plains, North Lanarkshire, Scotland
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- Dates of Creation1947
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Administrative / Biographical History
The Ardenrigg Coal Co , coal masters, Plains, near Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, Scotland was established by John Gardner and John Gemmell in the late 19th century . In 1925 , the company was incorporated as the Ardenrigg Coal Co Ltd with a share issue of £10,000 in £1 shares. This was increased by a share issue of £11,000 in 1930. The Coltness Iron Co Ltd , coal and iron masters and steel and brick manufacturers, Newmains, South Lanarkshire, acquired a 95 per cent share in the company as part if its policy to acquire small pockets of undeveloped coal in the area. By 1946, the company had two mines sunk - the Upper and Lower Drumgray seams. The company was nationalised as part of the National Coal Board in 1947 under the terms of the Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946.
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