National Coal Board rate book

Scope and Content

National Coal Board (South Wales Area) Industrial rates book 1979-1980

Administrative / Biographical History

The National Coal Board (NCB) was set up under the Coal Nationalisation Act 1946. From 1 January 1947 it had sole responsibility for managing the British coal industry. Prior to that, the collieries of South Wales were run by private companies.

Access Information

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors


Compiled by Andrew Dulley, West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service, and online on the West Glamorgan Archive Service website.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal copyright regulations apply.

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All documents received by the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.

Related Material

Further records of the National Coal Board, South Wales Areas, are in West Glamorgan Archive Service, Glamorgan Record Office and Gwent Record Office.