Colliery closures 1947-90

Scope and Content

Photocopy of information sheet 13 from the National Coal Board's Public Relations Department, listing colliery closures in South Wales, the Forest of Dean, and Somerset, 1947-1977. File also included an updated list from the Mail on Sunday, of colliery closures in South Wales, 1948-1990. The latter file includes data on the number of miners made redundant by each closure.