Wallet file containing the following: ‘Some stirring events in the early maritime history of South Wales’ by P. D. Fagan (typed article); ‘Some reminiscences of Richard Burton’ by A. Leslie Evans (typed article); Extracts from the Margam UDC minutes reproduced in the Port Talbot Historical Society transactions 1984; List of parish registers in Glamorgan; Article entitled ‘William Abraham (Mabon)' by A. Leslie Evans; Note by A. Leslie Evans for a memorial service and unveiling of a memorial in 1990 to the miners killed in the Morfa Colliery between 1849 and 1890; Watercolour picture of Siencyn Penhydd (Jenkin Thomas of Penhydd); List of coal mines in the Port Talbot area (NCB South Western Division no. 2 area) and their pithead output in 1949; Genealogy of the Nans family of Port Talbot, the Moore family of Taibach, the Mainwaring family of Port Talbot and the Bamsey family of Port Talbot; Envelope containing correspondence, genealogical notes and family trees relating to the Wellington family (originally from Gloucestershire); ‘Hanes alarus am ddeunaw ar hugain o golliers a gollasant eu bywydau yn mhwll y Morfa, Aberafan, dydd Sadwrn, Hydref 17 1863’ (ballad recording the story of how 39 miners lost their lives in Morfa Pit, 17 Oct. 1863; Rules of the Cwmavon Brass Band, c. 1880. 1940s-1980s

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  • Reference
      GB 216 D/D LE/195/5
  • Dates of Creation
      c. 1880
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      1 wallet file