Cecil Lewis Collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photocopies relating to Middle Bank Works 1910-1940

Administrative / Biographical History

Lead was first smelted at the Middle Bank Works in the Lower Swansea Valley by the firm of Chauncey Townsend and Company 1555-1764. By 1765 copper was being smelted at the works. Williams Foster and Company and Pascoe Grenfell and Company Limited operated the works from 1893 until 1924.

Conditions Governing Access

Accessible to all researchers by appointment. Please note that some collections contain sensitive information and access may be restricted.

Acquisition Information

The records were deposited by Cecil Lewis.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Geographical Names