Scope and Content

Reports by N. R. Griffith relating to collieries in Wales, England and France, 1874-1897; reports compiled by others, 1845-1905; colliery plans and sections relating to the North Wales coalfield, 1855-[late 19th century], the South Wales coalfield, [late 19th century], and English collieries, 1873-1921; letters and other items relating to N. R. Griffith, 1890-1897; and miscellaneous items relating to the coal industry, 1867-1928.

Administrative / Biographical History

Nathaniel R. Griffith (fl. 1863, d. [1903]) of Westminster Chambers, Wrexham, Flintshire, and Plasnewydd, Ruabon, Denbighshire, was a mining engineer. He acted as consulting engineer for many colliery companies in Wales and England, and also in France. He attended the Royal School of Mines, 1863-1866, and was made an Associate; and was made a Fellow of the Geological Society in 1873. His death was reported in 1903.


Arranged into the following: colliery reports; colliery plans and sections; miscellaneous mining; and miscellaneous.

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Acquisition Information

Purchased from T. Bithell, Esq., Flint, 1984.


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A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Flintshire Record Office.

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