Coal Industry Welfare

Scope and Content

Papers kept on file by the National Coal Board concerning welfare in the south Wales coalfield before nationalisation. Comprises a souvenir booklet for the opening of Great Western Workmen's Hall and Institute, Pwllgwaun, Pontypridd; a file of papers concerning Mountain Ash and Penrhiwceiber Hospital; and a programme of the visit of HRH The Duchess of York to Deep Duffryn Pithead Baths.


An artificial arrangement has been imposed on this series.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the National Coal Board in 1978 and the British Coal Corporation in 19971998.

Custodial History

This series is made up of material deposited by the National Coal Board and the British Coal Corporation. This series has been brought together from the following accessions: DNCB/32 (1978/17) and DNCB/67 (an accession number for the material has not been identified, however the material within this series and 12 other categories of records were deposited in 1997/1998 and placed under the reference DNCB/67). The previous reference number for each item is listed in its individual catalogue entry.