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Papers relating to establishment of Grangemouth Colliery by lease from Henry Gordon Dickson WS Commissioner for Thomas Earl of Zetland to George Selby Mackay of coal, ironstone and fireclay in certain lands in the parishes of Bothkennar, Falkirk and Polmont, the sales of coal, establishment of the pit at Grangemouth and workmen's houses at Skinflats, construction of wharf and establishment of railway. Includes agreements; correspondence; plan of colliers' houses; sketch of Bothkennar coalfield; sketch of Carronhall coal workings and Mains Coalfield; plan of a jetty proposed to be constructed on the north side of the Carron near to Grangemouth; and specification for railroad from the Zetland pit at Grangemouth Colliery to the north bank of the River Carron opposite Grangemouth harbour.
Papers relating to finance and administration of Grangemouth Colliery. Includes mainly letters to James Russel, some on illustrated Grangemouth Colliery letterhead, relating to property tax, income tax, sales of coal and bore journals; along with letters and papers relating to leases, rents and other matters.
Papers relating to sheriff court dispute between Grangemouth Coal Co and James Wilson & Co over the latter's claim for extra charges for his alterations to an iron lighter on Scow or boat belonging to the Grangemouth Coal Co. Includes plans and specifications of alterations, copy minute of agreement, inventory of productions and report and decision of case.
Papers relating to Grangemouth Coal Co purchase of Tiendyards in the Parish of Bothkennar. Includes draft inventory of writs and Title deeds of Tiendsyards and correspondence.
Papers relating to sheriff court case between Thomas Spence (Mineral manager to the Coltness Iron Co) and Grangemouth Coal Co over the latter's alleged agreement to pay the former for minerals in fields in Harthill Mains in Whitburn. Includes copy Defences, correspondence and copy Revised Condescendence.
Papers relating to sheriff court case between Peter Turner, farmer, and Grangemouth Coal Co over alleged debt owed to Turner as a result of the Coal Co's alleged use of ground at Harthill, Shotts leased by Turner. Includes copy Conditions of Lease of ironstone and parrot or gas coal in part of the lands of Harthill and Westcraigs,Torphichen, between Charles H Craigie Inglis (of whom Turner was a tenant) and the Grangemouth Coal Co. Also includes notes and remarks on the claims of the Grangemouth Coal Co against Inglis relating to the lease between them.
Papers relating to sheriff court case between John Scott, founder, Inverkeithing, and Grangemouth Coal Co over dispute over Scott rendering an account for engines and machinery he had put up at Harthill and no.3 pit Grangemouth and the Coal Co's claim for loss and damages due to Scott's inadequate furnishing of the area. Includes draft Submission and correspondence between the Eastern Bank of Scotland in Inverkeithing and Russel & Aitken.
Papers relating to Sheriff court Action of Reduction at the instance of John Selby MacKay and others as Trustees of Henry Aitken of Darroch Trust against Thomas Dunn, the Trust-Disponee of the Right Honourable Henry David Erskine Stewart Earl of Buchan Trust over their refusal to pay rents due by 'pretended' lease of minerals in the lands of Strathbrock and Kirkhill entered in to by Patrick Forbes of St. Catherine's (then Trust-Disponee of the Earl) and the Grangemouth Coal Co and about the alleged inaccuracy of advertisement in relation to the quality of the coal there. Includes copy correspondence and notes, Defences, Closed Record and Minute of Agreement between the Trust-Disponee of the Earl of Buchan Trust and the Trustees of Henry Aitken of Darroch Trust to end court action.
Papers relating to complaints by Grangemouth Coal Co to the Sheriff court of workmen's refusal to leave Grangemouth Coal Co houses after their term of let has ceased and its subsequent actions to remove them. Includes summary complaints, print of general conditions of the contract between the Grangemouth Coal Co and their workmen, summary removing writs and notice of warning to workmen who refuse to work.
Papers relating to complaint to the Sheriff court by Ralph Moore, HM Inspector of Mines for the district of the Eastern Division of Scotland against William Swann, Colliery Manager at Grangemouth Colliery and George Gray Mackay, partner, Grangemouth Coal Co, alleging failure to comply with the third general rule of Section 51 of the Coal Mines Regulation Act 1872 by not keeping a book at No.5 pit of the Grangemouth Colliery to record ventilation inspection and findings. Includes precognitions, abstract of the Coal Mines Regulation Act 1872, Special Rules of the Act, chapter 76 of the Mines (Coal) Regulation and memorandum.
Papers relating to collision between SS Tay, Carron Co, and tender, Grangemouth Coal Co. Includes copy correspondence between Grangemouth Coal Co and Carron Co as to the former's claim for compensation as a result of the Tay causing the Tender to capsize, copy of "Caledonian Railway Forth and Clyde Navigation Bye Laws to be obeyed and observed by Masters of Vessels and other persons resorting to and using the Harbour of Grangemouth" and drawn plan of incident.
Papers relating supply of water to Zetland pit houses and crofthead pit houses and workmen's houses at palace pit. Includes letters by James Wilson (Clerk for Falkirk & Larbert Water Trust) and by Andrew Mackay of the Grangemouth Coal Co to William W Neilson of the Burgh Buildings in Falkirk and to Russel & Aitken and Agreement between the proprietors and lessees of properties in Bothkennar parish (including the Grangemouth Coal Co) and the Trustees of the Falkirk & Larbert Water Trust.
Legal papers relating to court of session action by William Mitchell, miner, against Grangemouth Coal Co for compensation after an injury he received while lodging in a house in Skinflats owned by Grangemouth Coal Co when a shutter held on by a piece of string was blown off by the wind. Includes Closed Record, precognitions, Summons, Interlocutor, Discharge by Mitchell in favour of the Grangemouth Coal Co and plan showing Skinflats.
Papers relating to Grangemouth Coal Co matters. Includes Disposition of lands in Skinflats to Grangemouth Coal Co, copy of Act for making a railway from Stirling to Dunfermline (The Stirling and Dunfermline Railway) with branches to Tillicoultry and to Alloa Harbour, Notice to landowners, lessees and occupiers of lands in Bothkennar of an application to Parliament for authorisation to build branches of the Kirklady & District Railway through them, letter by someone who has illegally quit service with Grangemouth Coal Co and note of cost of colliery houses at Skinflats.
Papers relating to leases of minerals in Springfield, North Newton, Gairdoch, Orchardhead and Spoutscroft, the Heuch and Crofthead, Newton Mains Farm (all in the Parish of Bothkennar) to the Grangemouth Coal Co. Includes draft and copy leases, memorandum, reports as to inspections of colliery, surface of lands and maintaining drainage and Contracts of Servitude.
Grangemouth Coal Co accounts (for 1861, 1882, 1883, 1885, 1886, 1891, 1892, 1893 and 1894); also including copy private report and statement on the working of Grangemouth Colliery for the three years ending Whitsunday 1892.
Abstracts of royalties, correspondence with James Russel concerning legal, financial and administrative matters, mineral leases, legal papers relating to complaints, actions and property matters, and papers concerning establishment of the pit, workmen's houses at Skinflats, erection of wharf, and establishment of railway.