Glanaman Anthracite Collieries Ltd Records

Scope and Content

Records concerning Glanaman Anthracite Collieries Limited, Amman Valley, 1926-1955, including memorandum and articles of Glanaman Anthracite Collieries Ltd,1929; leases, 1924-1938; correspondence, 1941-1955; inventories, 1942; particulars and conditions of sale, 1942; records relating to holiday pay, 1938-1943.

Administrative / Biographical History

Glanaman Colliery in the Amman Valley was working in 1913 and employed twenty men. Glanaman Anthracite Collieries Ltd was established in 1929 and took control of the Colliery. In 1934, they employed twenty-seven men on the surface and two-hundred men underground producing 60,000 tons of coal. Following nationalisation in 1947, the colliery was placed in the National Coal Board South Western Division No. 1 (Swansea). In 1948, Glanaman Colliery closed.


Arranged into the following: memorandum and articles of Association; debentures; leases; correspondence; inventories; particulars and conditions of sale; records relating to Varteg Anthracite Collieries Ltd; and records relating to holiday pay.

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Acquisition Information

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


Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Glanaman Anthracite Collieries Ltd Records, catalogue.

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A hard copy of the catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.

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Appraisal Information

All records deposited have been retained


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