Fernhill Colliery

Scope and Content

Papers concerning Fernhill Colliery, comprising material on work regulations and agreements, colliery price lists, use of the pithead baths, provision of a motor ambulance and papers concerning weighing machine maintenance contracts. Also contains a horse purchase book with binding and headings associating the volume with Naval Colliery Co (1897) Ltd, Fernhill Collieries Limited and the National Coal Board.

Administrative / Biographical History

Fernhill Colliery was in the No. 3 Area: Rhondda Area

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the National Coal Board on 10 Jan 1967.

Custodial History

This majority of this subseries is made up of material from an accession deposited by the National Coal Board in 1967. It previously had the following box numbers: DNCB/26/R301 (containing items DNCB/26/87-157), DNCB/26/R303 (containing items DNCB/26/1-66) and DNCB/26/R306 (containing items DNCB/26/67-86). Also one item formerly referenced as DNCB/28/150 deposited in 1970 (acc. no. U1970/2705). The previous reference number for each item is listed in its individual catalogue entry.

Related Material

For records of Fernhill Colliery prior to nationalisation in 1947 see D1100.