Records of Newport and Monmouthshire Blind Workshops Committee, 1949-1979, including agendas, minutes and reports, 1949-1973; signed minutes, 1949-1973; financial records, 1960-1979; wages accounts, 1947-1973; stock sheets and market check sheets, 1970-1973; time sheets, 1972-1973; minutes and circulars of the National Joint Council for Workshops for the Blind, 1964-1972; circulars and reports from Ministry of Labour/Department of Employment, 1956-1972; Joint Workshops Committee scheme and Charity Commission orders, 1948-1968
Newport and Monmouthshire Blind Workshops Committee Records
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 218 D1108
- Dates of Creation1949-1979
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description53 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Newport and Monmouthshire Blind Workshops Committee was constituted in 1949 to take over the functions of the former Newport and Monmouthshire Association of the Blind. This body had itself been created in 1938 as a new Joint Association to take over the work of the former Monmouth County Association for the Blind (1930-1938) and also the assets of the Newport and Monmouthshire Blind Aid Society (established c. 1865), which included workshops and offices at Chepstow Road, Newport, and shop premises at Charles Street, Newport. The workshops were closed in April 1973.
Arranged into the following: administration; financial; wages; production; miscellaneous; financial and wages (additional)
Deposited by the Secretary/Manager, Newport & Monmouthshire Blind Workshops, Chepstow Road, Newport, 1973; and by Gwent County Council Treasurer's Department (Audit Section), 1979 and 1980.
Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Newport and Monmouthshire Blind Workshops Committee; Annual Reports of the Association for the Blind of the County Borough of Newport and the Administrative County of Monmouth
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