Scottish shale Scottish shale

West Calder Glebe (lands)

Parish:
West Calder, Midlothian
Local authority:
West Lothian
  • Location map

    Annotation on 1870's plan

    • Minerals let to Young's Oil Co.

    Archive records

    Leasee Owner Start date End date Full reference
    Young's PL&MO Co. Ltd Church of Scotland trustees 1939 1949 213942, 1of 6
  • Newspaper references
    • SHALE AND OTHER MINERALS TO LET. THE SHALE and OTHER MINERALS the GLEBE of WEST-CALDER will LET for such number of years as may be agreed on. The Glebe extends to 22 Acres or thereby, and ie understood to contain least Three Seams of Shale excellent quality and. workable thickness, besides Ironstone and other Minerals. It ie situated a short distance from the West-Calder and other extensive Paraffin Works. The Conditions Let will he seen in the hands WILLIAM JOHNSTON, Solicitor, Bathgate, whom Offers will be received until 31st January current. Bathgate, 2nd January, 1866.

      Falkirk Herald 11th January 1866