Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen Collieries Records

Scope and Content

Xerox copies, [20th century], of schedule of prices (original 1896), containing rates of pay for specific jobs of work in the colliery.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1896 Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen Collieries, Glamorgan, comprised the No 1 or Old Pit and the No 2 Maerdy (or New) Pit.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Miss S. Beckley, formerly Archivist-in-Charge, Carmarthenshire Record Office, County Hall, Carmarthen, 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. The Schedule of Prices can be viewed at Photographs of Gwauncaegurwen 11 webpage (, viewed 24 October 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the summary is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Location of Originals

Not recorded.

Geographical Names