Coal Industry Wages

Scope and Content

Papers kept on file by the National Coal Board concerning wages before nationalisation. Includes papers concerning wage disputes, Coal Mines (Minimum Wage) Act 1912, wage rates, price lists and a page from a wage book.


An artificial arrangement has been imposed on this series.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the National Coal Board between 1957 and 1979.

Custodial History

This series is made up of material deposited by the National Coal Board. This series has been brought together from the following accessions: DNCB/16 (acc. no: U1957/1078), DNCB/17 (acc. no: U1957/1117), DNCB/18 (acc. no: U1958/1218), DNCB/28 (acc. no: U1970/2705), DNCB/32 (acc. no: 1978/17), DNCB/34 (acc. no: 1979/27). The previous reference number for each item is listed in its individual catalogue entry.