Oral History collection: Jack Spooner (born 13 Nov. 1901) interviewed by Barry Fagg about (Cont. from TH15): Welfare Societies, 1922; working conditions in Dyffryn works, Morriston, Swansea.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 216 TH 16
  • Dates of Creation
      18 June 1975
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 audio recording

Scope and Content

Track 1. [00:00:09] Industry Welfare Organisation: Health care aspects, social aspects and sports teams. [00:08:50] Industry - Steel Works: Duffryn Steel works and conditions. [00:11:20] Industry -Steel Works: Duffryn Steel Industrial Relations. [00:14:36] Industry - Steel Works: Wages in the Valleys steel works. [00:15:08] Industry: Conditions in Swansea Valley: Pontardaw. [00:17:26] Industry: Pollution in Morriston area due to the local industries. [00:20:54] Industry Transport: Canal and Rail at Duffryn Works. [00:22:15] Industry Transport: Cwmfelin Works using Cart and Dray to transport. [00:23:57] Industry: Women in the Tin Works and Tin plating and general employment. [00:29:10] Industry: Working women and pregnancy. [00:29:50] Industry: Working women during the war.