Harold Finch

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Bank book, Tredegar Valley District, South Wales Miners' Federation 1928-1933; return of votes cast for National Union of Mineworkers candidates in General Election 1951; 'Bather's Handbook', Risca Colliery Pithead Baths 1930; records relating to silicosis including notes, statements of sufferers and reports 1936-1937; 'Royal Commission on Workmen's Compensation, Minute of Evidence', 8th-12th day 1939.

Administrative / Biographical History

Harold Josiah Finch was born in 1898. He was a trade union official and Labour MP for the Bedwellty division of Monmouthshire from 1950 until his retirement in 1970. He was Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Welsh Office 1964-1966 and Opposition spokesman on Fuel and Power 1959-1960. Harold Finch was knighted in 1976.

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