Lance Rogers collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Personal Collections, 1897-1966 including Court Judgements on various disputes, compensation claims, wage claims, show cards 1901, 1913, 1932,1934-1936, Counsel Opinions on various colliery disputes 1933, 1935, 1937-1938, Memorandum of Agreement between the South Wales Miners Federation (SWMF) and theBedwas Navigation Colliery Company Limited 13.10.1936, agreements and correspondence between the Workmen and Grahams Navigation Collieries Limited 1915-1916, price list and agreements between the Cardiff Steam Coal Collieries Company Limited and the Llanbradach Collieries Workmen 1897-1908, correspondenceconcerning dispute at Markham Colliery and at Pochin Colliery 1930, agreements and price lists between Burnyeat Brown and Company Limited and the Workmen at Nine Mile Point Collieries 1909-1933, agreements concerning Oakdale Navigation Collieries Limited 1911-1923, price lists and illustrated section at Pengam Colliery 1914-1916, correspondence regarding a wages dispute at Rock Colliery 1920, price lists and wage agreements at Risca Colliery 1914-1921, agreements regarding wages at Tredegar Collieries Workmen, correspondence regarding a show cards dispute 1928, Conciliation Board agreement for the Coal Trade of Monmouthshire and South Wales 1942, miscellaneous correspondence 1907-1930, leaflet advertising a Special Conference on the Taff-Merthyr situation 1935, Joint Investigating Committee Report on South Wales 1956 investigating falling production in the Rhondda area and the Neath area, miscellaneous correspondence 1965-1966.

Administrative / Biographical History

Lance Rogers was the Secretary of Ogilvie Lodge in the Merthyr and Rhymney District of the National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area) during the 1960s. He was also the Miners Agent for the Rhymney District.

Lance Rogers served with the International Brigades during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and in 1978 he returned to Spain as part of a delegation from the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM). He was elected a CountyCouncillor in Breconshire in 1946.

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