Moelwyn Mining Co. Ltd

Incorporated11 July 1893
ObjectsTo acquire mines of blende lead and other minerals, mining rights, slate and other quarries, concessions, licences, privileges, and interests in the county of Merioneth, in Wales, and elsewhere; to search for blende lead and other ores, and prepare them for the market.
Registered OfficeThe office of the Darwen & Mostyn Iron Co. Ltd, Mostyn, Flint
Original Capital£15,000 as 1,000 shares of £15 each
Major Shareholders
1893  1,000 shares held by 18 members
Edmund Storey of Lancaster and family (613)
Ellis Pritchard (85)
Alexander Barratt (84)
Samuel Sutcliffe (84)
Directors1893  W J P Storey
1900  Isaac H Storey (Managing Director)
The number of directors is not to be less than three, nor more than nine; qualification, 10 shares; remuneration to be fixed by a resolution in general meeting. [Flintshire Observer 20/7/93 p. 5]
Operations1893–  Moelwyn (agent J L Symonds)
Liquidator appointed13 February 1903 (Liquidator: Colin Cooper)
Final Meeting26 June 1905
[PRO BT31/5628/39227]

Agreement 6 July 1893 between Ellis Pritchard of Tanybwlch, Manganese Merchant, Samual Sutcliffe and Alexander Barrett (“the Vendors”) (1) William John Patrickson Storey (2) and Charles Blades Coverdale Storey (3) for the sale of two leases and mining plant for £8,500 to the Vendors as to £5,000 cash and £3,500 in shares and £3,500 in shares to W J P Storey.

The leases were:

29 December 1892 from The Crown to E pritchard, S Sutcliffe and A Barrett of 164a 1r 3p in the parish of Festiniog in the waste of Penllyn

21 February 1893 from The Crown to Benjamine Owen of 365a in the parishes of Festiniog and Llanfrothen in the waste of Penllyn subject to a Crown lease of slate granted on the 24 March 1890 to Benjamin Owen Thomas Jones and Anthony Nuttall