J. Howard worked this small drift mine, between Wardle and Whitworth, for the Upper Foot between 1915 and 1920. There were around eight men underground and one on the surface. By 1925 Lobden was worked by his executors and was abandoned on February 13th 1928.
- NMRS Records, Gazetteer of British Collieries
- Abandonment Plan No. 9423