Ness Edwards and Penallta Lodge

Scope and Content

Includes Penallta Lodge minutes (1927-1937), notes from meeting on closure of Plymouth Collieries (1926), Miners Industrial Union (MIU) papers (1936), papers relating to Penallta Colliery and the case of a miners' claim for accident compensation (1935-1956), papers from Penallta Lodge including financial papers and the result of a ballot on the Owners' offer (1920), article re the arrests at Sudeten German Miners' Lodge (1938-9), South Wales Miners' Federation leaflet (SWMF) asking Bedwas Colliery workmen to join them, copies of the Western Mail (1936) and South Wales Echo (1935-8) newspapers with articles relating to riots in the South Wales Coalfield between the SWMF and Industrial Union.

Also, manuscripts of personal writings of Ness Edwards; Cromwellian Revolution, A Rebel's Testament[?1927] and A brief history of Ness Edwards by Rhys Edwards, his son (1983).