Pentremawr Colliery, Pontyberem, Records

Scope and Content

Records relating to Pentremawr Colliery, 1908-1921, including time books, 1917-1918; record book, 1917-1918; correspondence, 1911-1921; records relating to employees, 1913-1921; financial records, 1908-1921; copy of the Coal Mines Act 1911; an abstract of sales and costs for Capel Ifan Collieries, 1895; and wages sheets of the New Dynant Colliery, 1939.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Pentremawr Colliery, Capel Ifan, Pontyberem, Carmarthenshire, was operated by the Amalgamated Anthracite Collieries Ltd, which also owned other collieries, including New Dynant, Tumble. Pentremawr closed in 1974.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr Winston Jones, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, per Pembrokeshire Record Office, 1980, and by Mr Neil Goddard, Supervisor, Gwendraeth Valley Archive Project, Old Gwendraeth C. P. School, Llannon Road, Pontyberem, 1986.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records, DB/27, DB/86; Treharne, K. C., Glofeydd Cwm Gwendraeth (Llanelli, 1995).

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the lists are available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Custodial History

The records comprising DB86 were discovered in a house being demolished.


Accruals are not expected

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