West Glamorgan Archive Service

Glanaman Anthracite Collieries Ltd Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD SB 27

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Title: Glanaman Anthracite Collieries Ltd Records

Short title: Glanaman Anthracite Collieries Ltd, records

Dates of creation: 1926-1955

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.027 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Glanaman Anthracite Collieries Ltd


Administrative and biographical history: Glanaman Colliery in the Amman Valley was working in 1913 and employed twenty men. Glanaman Anthracite Collieries Ltd was established in 1929 and took control of the Colliery. In 1934, they employed twenty-seven men on the surface and two-hundred men underground producing 60,000 tons of coal. Following nationalisation in 1947, the colliery was placed in the National Coal Board South Western Division No. 1 (Swansea). In 1948, Glanaman Colliery closed.


Scope and content: Records concerning Glanaman Anthracite Collieries Limited, Amman Valley, 1926-1955, including memorandum and articles of Glanaman Anthracite Collieries Ltd,1929; leases, 1924-1938; correspondence, 1941-1955; inventories, 1942; particulars and conditions of sale, 1942; records relating to holiday pay, 1938-1943.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: memorandum and articles of Association; debentures; leases; correspondence; inventories; particulars and conditions of sale; records relating to Varteg Anthracite Collieries Ltd; and records relating to holiday pay.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited have been retained

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.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Glanaman Anthracite Collieries Ltd Records, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of description: August 2005



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