File compiled by No.4 Area Secretariat, November 1966 (distributed to NCB legal department and board counsel)

Scope and Content

Copy of file compiled in Nov 1966, comprises papers under the following headings [please note that some headings do not contain any papers]: Terms of reference and parties involved in the collection of material; Schedule of pre-incident and post-incident documentary, cartographic, photographic, geological & scientific evidence; schedule of documents impounded at No.4 Area Headquarters, Aberaman, Aberdare; Schedule of documents recovered by Treasury Solicitor’s department; Directory of organisation and appointments National Coal Board; Reconstruction of history of tipping operations Merthyr Vale Colliery; Press information – quotations and other relevant references; details of potential witnesses; Scientific Reports; Report on Tip Slides in South Western Division; Report on Flooding in Aberfan District; Statement of Witnesses.

Custodial History

Previous reference numbers: DNCB/Box 2 and DNCB/Box 33.