Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Pentremawr Colliery, Pontyberem, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB27 and 86

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Title: Pentremawr Colliery, Pontyberem, Records

Short title: Pentremawr Colliery, Pontyberem, records

Dates of creation: 1895-1939

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 25 items

Name of creator(s): Amalgamated Anthracite Collieries Ltd


Administrative and biographical history: The Pentremawr Colliery, Capel Ifan, Pontyberem, Carmarthenshire, was operated by the Amalgamated Anthracite Collieries Ltd, which also owned other collieries, including New Dynant, Tumble. Pentremawr closed in 1974.


Scope and content: Records relating to Pentremawr Colliery, 1908-1921, including time books, 1917-1918; record book, 1917-1918; correspondence, 1911-1921; records relating to employees, 1913-1921; financial records, 1908-1921; copy of the Coal Mines Act 1911; an abstract of sales and costs for Capel Ifan Collieries, 1895; and wages sheets of the New Dynant Colliery, 1939.


Language/script: English, Welsh

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the lists are available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The records comprising DB86 were discovered in a house being demolished.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr Winston Jones, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, per Pembrokeshire Record Office, 1980, and by Mr Neil Goddard, Supervisor, Gwendraeth Valley Archive Project, Old Gwendraeth C. P. School, Llannon Road, Pontyberem, 1986.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records, DB/27, DB/86; Treharne, K. C., Glofeydd Cwm Gwendraeth (Llanelli, 1995).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: November 2003



Coal mines and mining | Wales | Pontyberem

Pentremawr Colliery | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names

Amalgamated Anthracite Collieries Ltd

Pentremawr Colliery