Rhoshirwaen coal and mining company Ltd

Formed: 7th  February 1888.


Activity per Main Objects Clause: To search for dig work and get coal, iron and manganese etc, in the parishes of Aberdaron and Bryncroes.


Registered Office:

4, Brynffynnon Terrace Rhoshiwaen, Pwllheli.


Original Capital: £2.000.  Shares of £2-10-0.  Issued 800.



Who controls the company (all shareholders holding 10% or more)


Robert Williams, Calv Meth, Minister, Ty Cerig Pencaerau. (1)

William Williams, Draper, Pwllcrwn, Bryncroaes (1)

Humphrey Jones, Farmer, Caegarw, Bryncroes. (1)

Thomas Williams, Farmer, Penybryn, Aberdaron. (2)

Richard Jones, Farmer, Baron Hill, Rhiw. (2)

William Jones, Joiner, Pwllmelyn, Rhiw. (1)

Robert Edwards, Corn merchant, Belle View, Sarn. (2)

Robert Jones, Farmer, Plasteyrn, Bryncroes. (1)

Edward Roberts, School – Board Clark, Ty Mawr, Sarn.(1)


Secretary: Richard Hughes.


Mortgages, debentures, etc (Register of Charges – in brief)  :


Liquidator appointed : 26th November 1889  Liquidator : William George.


Letter 25th January 1892, William George, solicitor, Criccieth, to Register of Companies.

“This company was formed for the purpose of getting coal at the above place. No coal was, however found in the place, and after a search of some months the working was given up”                           


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