Miscellaneous Papers

Scope and Content

Papers relating to Pentremawr Colliery, including bundles of accounts and receipts 1908-1921; bundle of miscellaneous correspondence, bills, receipts and invoices etc. relating the the colliery and the firms and individuals it did business with 1911-1921; bundle of abstracts of sales and costs 1912; cheques book stubs 1918 and 1920; lists of men employed in the colliery 1918. Papers of the Monmouthshire and South Wales Coal Owners' Association and the Monmouthshire and South Wales Mutual Indemnity Society primarily concerning the recruitment of miners in wartime 1913-1921; correspondence with the Board of Trade and its appointee, the District Coal and Coke Supplies Committee for South Wales and Monmouthshire 1918-1921; list of names and addresses of colliers, undated (c1850-1980); copy of the Coal Mines Act 1911; National Health Insurance emergency cards 1919; Dayman's wages sheets of New Dynant Colliery 1939; admission tickets to a harp evening 1918 and a dramatic entertainment 1921 (both in Welsh), on the reverse of the tickets are lists of men absent from work on the 15th October 1921 and the 19th August 1921.

Administrative / Biographical History

These papers were found by a builder in a house which he was demolishing and handed to the depositor. Most are business papers of the Pentremawr Colliery, Pontyberem. Some relate to the New Dynant Colliery of the Amalgamated Anthracite Collieries Ltd.

Conditions Governing Access

Access unrestricted unless stated otherwise.


Mine of Information Project, University of Wales Swansea LIS Archives, Library & Information Centre,, University of Wales Swansea,Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP

Other Finding Aids

A hardcopy list is available in the searchroom.

Conditions Governing Use

A photocopying service is available. Contact repository for details. No publication without written permission from the Archivist.

Related Material

Please see GB 0211 DB/27 for additional material relating to Pentremawr Colliery.