Bedlinog Community Study

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  • Reference
      GB 217 SWCC : : AUD/Project/1/2
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      20 recordings

Scope and Content

Recordings of interviews with ordinary people from the community of Bedlinog. Their recollections are on such subjects as day-to-day life in the village, working conditions in the mine, the effects of events such as strikes, mine accidents and pit-closures on the community, trade-union and political activities, religion, the role of women and recreation. The recordings were made 1973-1974 but cover the period 1896-1974 (c) in subject matter.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Bedlinog Community Study was carried out in order to provide valuable insights into the everyday life and concerns of a South Wales mining community.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright in these finding aids belongs to the University of Wales Swansea

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