Scottish shale Scottish shale

Ampherlaw (lands)

Carnwath, Lanarkshire
Local authority:
South Lanarkshire

Within the area of the Central Scotland coalfield. Mineral rights for the lands of Ampherlaw and Girdwoodend were acquired by the Broxburn Oil Co. in 1908 but renounced in 1909. A similar agreement was reached with Wm Campbell for the rights to the neighbouring lands of Kings Inns. The company's intentions in leasing this land are unclear.

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    Leasee Owner Start date End date Renounced date Full record
    Broxburn Oil Co. Robert Campbell Mackenzie 1908 1939 1909 213445 (page 7)