Newspaper Cuttings

Scope and Content

Newspaper cuttings relating to colliery strikes and stoppages of work and sundry matters connected with coal and iron works. Topics include: law cases; arbitration; colliery accidents; colliery developments; colliery company liquidations and docks and railways. There are also cuttings concerning deaths; and marriages covering the area of Dinas, Llandaff, Brecon, Merthyr, Cardiff, Newport, Mountain Ash and Neath. Other newspaper cuttings concern mining subjects such as ventilation, fires, water supply, visits, exports and trade.

See below for a transcription of an accompanying index to the volume (please note: page numbers refer to the blue pencil markings within the volume):

Articles relating to Colliery Strikes and Stoppage of Works and Sundry Matters connected with local iron works:

Ebbw Vale Coal Co, Meeting of, p.5

Phoenix Steam Coal Co., p.13

Gelly Colliery, Sale of, p.13

Llanhilleth Colliery, Sale of, p.27

Sale of Engine to Caerphilly, p.29

John Rowlands, p.29

Nayntyflo and Blaina Ironworks, p.29

Old Merthyr Tramroad, p.32

Duel Reduction of Ores, p.33

Appointment of Mines Inspector, p.35

Breaches of mines at Bridgend, p.35

Colliery Assessments Merthyr, p.36

Assessment of Treharris Colliery, p.37

Strike at Elliot Colliery, p.37

Quarries Bill p.38

Miners Permanent Relief Fund, p.39

Rhymney Iron Company Letter, p.40

Newport Abercarn Coal Company, p.42

Abercarn Colliery Dividend, p.49

Coal Miners Connection, p.50

Albion Colliery Strike, p.52

Harris Colliery Reconstruction, p.52

Rhymney Iron Co Meeting, p.53

Depths of South Wales Collieries, p.58

Coal to let Llanhilleth Mountain, p.58

Strike at Hollybush Colliery, p.58

P.D. Co [Powell Duffryn] Removal of Offices, p.58

Stoppage of Coedcae Colliery, p.64

Prosecution under Miners Act, p.64

Welsh Coal for Navy, p.65

Newport Abercarn Co. Meeting, p.65

Commission on Mining Royalties, p.66

Prosecution under Miners Act, p.68

Gold Metal to Welsh Coal, p.70

Coal Syndicate at Cardiff, p.71

Articles relating to Colliery Law Cases and Arbitration:

Land at Roath Dock Arbitration, p.7

Phillips & Homfray, p.12

Miers Estate, Sale of, p.14

Phillips & Homfray, p.16

Miers Estate, Sale of, p.19

Lewis Merthyr Navigation Co & Jones, p.19

Woodcuffe & Brecon & Merthyr Rly Co., p.20

Coedcae Coal Co., p.20

Phillips & Homfray, p.26

Lewis Merthyr Colliery Co & Jones, p.30

Llewellin & Glasbrook, p.36

Plymouth Colliery Co & Mortgages, p.36

Lewis Merthyr Co & Jones, p.57

Sir G Elliot & Powell Duffryn Co., p.57

Llynir Valley Collieries, Turner & Howard, p.59

Lord Tredegar& Ponypridd Rly Co., p.60

Action against Yrfrad Water Works Co., p.60

James & Plummer, p.64

South Wales Colliery Co & Lancaster, Spier & Company, p.67

Articles relating to Colliery Accidents:

Harris Navigation Colliery, p.1

Dean Lane Colliery, p.8

Harris Navigation Colliery, p.21

Merthyr Vale Colliery, p.21

Merthyr Vale Colliery, p.29

Tredegar Tytrist [Ty Trist] Pit, p.49

Tynewydd Colliery Charges against W.G. Dalziel, p.54

Floodings of George Inn Pit, New Tredegar, p.54

Henllis Colliery, p.65

Articles related to Colliery Developments and Works etc:

Jenkins & Cosslet Caerphilly, p.2

Jenkins & Cosslet Caerphilly, p.8

Maesycwmmer Junction Colliery, p.12

Yate Colliery, p.15

Elliot Colliery Opening Of, p.20

Rudry Merthyr Colliery, p.25

Nettlefolds Works Rogerstone, p.35

Great Western Colliery Co., p. 48

Bargoed Coal Co & Sirhowy Valley, p.50

Bargoed Coal & Sirhowy Valley, p.55

Gold in Wales, Discovery Of , p.[?]

Articles related to Colliery Failures and Liquidations:

John Brogden & Jons, p.13

James Maddock, Newport, p.38

William Lewis Maesycwmmer, p.48

John Rees Matthews, Bedwas, p.49

James Humly, pp.55-56

Articles related to Miscellaneous Things:

Chemical Ventilation, p.2

Fire at Winterbourne Court Farm, p.2

Mr J.A.B. Williams & Cardiff Corporation, p.3

Heating & Ventilation of Buildings, p.11

Art Protégé of Lord Bute, p.13

Postal Changes at Merthyr, p. 13

Readers Corrections, Tit-Bits, p.14

Visit of Col Lockwood to Rompney Castle, p.16

Visit of South Wales Institute to Bath, p.28

Sir George Elliot & The Working Classes, p.29

The Living of Goitre, Appeal to the Bishop, p.33

New Church for Kenfig Hill, p.34

New Church for Trelewis, p.34

Smoking in Merthyr Colliery, p.37

Pontypridd Sewage Scheme, p.46

Rainfall in 1887, p.50

Mr C. R. Davies Concert, p.51

Blackwood Water Supply, Tenders for Pipes, p.51

Decline of Newport Trade, pp.61-63

Letter to Sporting Men over Wain Tinker, p.65

Letter regarding Fish in Taff & Ely River, p.67

A Llandaff Pauper with £100, p.70

Trade of Newport, p.70

Ely & Canton Commons, p.71

Lord Tredegar Cattle Show, p.71

Newport Coal Exports, p.72

Articles relating to Matters Connected with Docks & Railways:

New Branch Railway, Pontypridd, p.13

Lord Tredegar & Newport Docks, p.31

Monmouthshire Valleys Railway, p.44

New Steamer for Newport, p.64

Neath & Brecon Line Arrangements with Midland, p.65

Park Mile Railway, p.65

Connection to Freighters, Bute Dock, p.67

War of Rates, Taff & Barry, p. 69

Articles relating to Deaths:

Alexander Dalziel, p.6

Will of W.G. Cartwright, p.8

Daniel Thomas (Dinas), p.10

Daniel Thomas (Dinas), p.18

W.C. Luard (Llandaff), p.24

J. Lloyd (Pontypridd), p.24

Red J. Griffiths (Merthyr), p.26

D. Thomas (Brecon), p.27

W. Williams (Merthyr), p.29

Mrs Williams (Cardiff), p.37

Mrs H.J. Davis (Newport), p.47

Mrs David Nash Manor, p.53

Alderman Bevan (Neath), p.53

Edward Jenkins (Cardiff), p.55

E.J. Grice (Newport), p.59

Lady Windsor Clive, p.68

Colonel Grey (Mountain Ash), p.68

Mrs Dyke (Merthyr), p.72

Articles relating to marriages:

Miss Harris Treharris, p.31

H.P.D. Phillips, p.31

W.J.J. Barber, p.45

Henry Watts, p.45

W.C. Phillips Newport, p.70

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Loose pages, foliated.

Custodial History

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