Tredegar Working Men's Medical Aid Society (1873-1995) Records

Scope and Content

Records of Tredegar Working Men's Medical Aid Society, 1873-1995, including minutes, 1908-1940; financial records, 1896-1995; correspondence, 1901-1923; legal and contractual records, 1873-1995; medical records, 1912-1931; publications and proformas, 1909-1929; miscellaneous, 1927.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Tredegar Working Men's Medical Aid Society, Monmouthshire, was developed from the existing Doctor and School Fund, mostly through the work of its secretary, Walter Conway (d.1933) during the 1890s. The Society provided medical treatment for workmen in exchange for a weekly donation from their wages.


Arranged into the following: Meetings; Financial; Correspondence; Legal and contractual; Medical; Publications and proformas; Other.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information



Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of Tredegar Working Men's Medical Aid Centre (1873-1995) records; Tredegar Town Homepage ( viewed 28 May 2004.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.


Accruals are possible

Geographical Names