D.M. Jones (Clydach)

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 217 SWCC ; MNB/PP/39
  • Dates of Creation
      1934-1960
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 envelope

Scope and Content

Wage packets of D.M. Jones employed at Graig Colliery and Daren Colliery 1934-1939; price-list for Hendy Merthyr Collieries 1949; St. John's Ambulance Association Certificate 1958; ceremony programme, Brynlliw Colliery 1960.

Administrative / Biographical History

D.Morris Jones worked as a collier in a number of pits in the Swansea and Dulais valleys from the 1920s onwards. He took an active role in his local South Wales Miners' Federation lodge and attended National Council of Labour Colleges classes, some of which were taught by Nun Nicholas. D. Morris Jones was also an active Communist Party member up until the middle of the Second World War. He later worked as a colliery official and was the Secretary of the Clydach Lodge of the National Association of Colliery Overmen, Deputies and Shotfirers (NACODS).

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Related Material

This is a second deposit. See SWCC ; MNA/PP/58 D.M. Jones (Clydach) Collection for material relating to the the Clydach Lodge of NACODS and records of Clydach Merthyr colliery. D. Morris Jones also donated a considerable collection of volumes, pamphlets and peridodicals which are located in the South Wales Miners' Library, Swansea University.

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