Scottish shale Scottish shale

Woolfords (estate)

Carnwath, Lanarkshire
Local authority:
South Lanarkshire
Regional overview:

A number of coal mines were sunk in these lands, laterly worked by oil companies to fuel Tarbrax oil works and local shale pits.

Leasee Owner Start date End date Full record
Tarbrax Oil Co. Ltd (shale) James Hamilton 1908 1939 183519 (page 110)