West Glamorgan Archive Service
National Coal Board Seam Maps
Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD PRO NCB 3
Title: National Coal Board Seam Maps
Short title: National Coal Board, seam maps
Dates of creation: 1957-1960
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (2 volumes)
Name of creator(s): National Coal Board
Administrative and biographical history: The National Coal Board (NCB) was set up under the Coal Nationalisation Act 1946. From 1 January 1947 it had sole responsibility for managing the British coal industry. The collieries of the former county of West Glamorgan lay within the NCB's South Wales Area. The NCB became British Coal in 1986 and was dissolved in 1994.
Scope and content: Seam maps displaying the South Wales Coalfield, 1957, and the Five Feet and Gellideg seams, 1960.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Information not available
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.
Related units of description: Further National Coal Board records are in West Glamorgan Archives Service.
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: West Glamorgan Archive Service, National Coal Board (D/D PRO/NCB 3); West Glamorgan Archive Service, Files from the National Coal Board South Wales Area relating to collieries in West Glamorgan, 1939-1990 (D/D PRO/NCB 4).
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: January 2005