Bedwas Navigation Colliery

Scope and Content

Papers concerning Bedwas Navigation Colliery, namely a house coal sales account book for the period 1948-1949, a photograph album showing building work and installation of new machinery at the colliery in the early 1960s and a pre-nationalisation pit register dating 1936-1945. Also includes a file concerning manpower savings at the colliery.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the National Coal Board in 2 Jul 1985 and at an unknown date. Deposited by the Big Pit Museum in 1989.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

The volume is bound with wooden boards and door hinges.

Custodial History

DNCB/8/2/1-2 were deposited by the National Coal Board in 1985. Accession number 1985/206. DNCB/8/2/3 was also deposited by the National Coal Board, but no accession information has been located. DNCB/8/4-5 were deposited by Big Pit Museum in 1989.