George Sedgemore and Family, Papers

Scope and Content

George Sedgemore and Family papers comprising of correspondence; certificates; motor fuel ration book; contribution scheme books and receipts; wage slips and income tax booklets

Administrative / Biographical History

The Sedgemore family came originally from the West Country of England. George Sedgemore, a coal miner, moved to Treherbert in Glamorgan, before moving once again to Coventry. He then moved back to Treherbert, before finally moving to Cardiff where he ran a newsagents on Conybeare Road.

Whilst undertaking war work in Coventry he appealed against a direction back into coal mining. He also fought for compensation as a victim of Silicosis. Mr Sedgemore's Great Uncle William Jones was also a coal miner and worked underground at Treherbert.


George Sedgemore and Family papers arranged chronologically by record series

Conditions Governing Access

No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by a private individual, 2002

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Appraisal Information

All records offered have been accepted and listed


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