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South Wales coalfield

Davies, Henry.

South Wales coalfield

its geology and mines.

by Davies, Henry.

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Published by Pontypridd Printing and Publishing in Pontypridd .
Written in English


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The geology of the South Wales coal-field.. Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. pt. I. The country around Newport, Monmouthshire (Sheet of the map), by Aubrey Strahan. 2d ed. pt. II.5/5(4). Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / National Library of Wales. Commented J / Thank you for making this accessible. I am researching coal owners houses in the South Wales mining valleys – what they looked like who lived there etc and wondered if you had suggested starting points.

Title: Geology of the South Wales Coalfield: Memoir for , geological sheet (England and Wales) Ref no: DLC: Author: Waters, R.A.; Lawrence, D.J.D. The Tredegar Company - One of the South Wales Coalfield's 'Big Three', by Leslie M. Shore Book published by Lightmoor Press in , pages. Hardback - ccm by 28cm (NKE6X1).

A coalfield is an area of certain uniform characteristics where coal is mined. The criteria for determining the approximate boundary of a coalfield are geographical and cultural, in addition to geological. A coalfield often groups the seams of coal, railroad companies, cultural groups, and watersheds and other geographical considerations.   Spanish migrant workers on board a ship destined for South Wales, Courtesy of South Wales Coalfield Collection, Swansea University. In , a lockout at Dowlais prompted some Spanish workers to find employment at the French-owned International Colliery in the village of Abercrave at the head of the Swansea Valley.


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South Wales coalfield by Davies, Henry. Download PDF EPUB FB2

It relates the life and times of the industry that shaped the valleys of South Wales, and the coastal ports, into what they are today.

It is full of information on not only the collieries, but also the social unrest and conditions, the coalowners, and This book covers the exciting and dangerous times of the coal industry in South Wales from its beginnings to its demise/5(3).

Graphically illustrating life of the mines in watercolours and black and South Wales coalfield book sketches, this book describes the history of the Coalfield, from its beginnings in the early nineteenth century through the heyday of 'King Coal' when South Wales was 'the powerhouse of the Empire' to the hardships of the Depression, the post-war rundown and finally the virtual demise of the deep pits/5(8).

The South Wales Coalfield (Welsh: Maes glo De Cymru) is a large region of south Wales that is rich in coal deposits, especially the South Wales Valleys. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Geological Survey of Great Britain.

Geology of the South Wales coalfield. London, H.M. Stationery Off., The development of the South Wales Coalfield during the seven decades of the Victorian era led to the creation of a series of huge undertakings. Among these was the development of various methods of transport for the distribution and global export of the vast quantities of coal produced as a result.

The main purpose of this book is to give an authentic narrative of the strife in the South Wales coalfield between September, and November, - RARE, a secondhand hardback without a dust wrapper, ex library edition with usual library markings. 1st Edition: pages. This page uses frames, but your browser doesn't support them.

Capitalism, Community and Conflict: The South Wales Coalfield (The Past in Perspective) Hardcover – February 1, by Chris Williams (Author) › Visit Amazon's Chris Williams Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

Author: Chris Williams. The country around Swansea (Sheet of the map), by Aubrey Strahan, with parts by R. Tiddemen, Walcot Gibson and E.

Dixon, and a Supplementary geological bibliography of South Wales and Monmouthshire, by O. Jones. West Gower and the country around Pembrey (Sheet of the map), by Aubrey Strahan (in part from notes. ptpeaty wrote: Nationalisation was post WW2 and not WW1.

However, the south Wales coalfield was in trouble after WW1 due to the loss of European customers who started getting their coal free from Germany as part of the Treaty of Versailles as war reparations.

Several coal mines in Swansea area closed down as a result. Author Leslie Shore launches mining heritage book Peerless Powell Duffryn of the South Wales Coalfield at the Winding House Museum in New Tredegar.

The book. Opened in in the former Tabernacle Welsh Baptist Chapel, Pontypridd Museum tells the story of an area transformed, from a quiet Valleys community to a thriving industrial town at the heart of the South Wales coalfield.

Around this industry sprung a vibrant culture of music, art, sport and political activity which still shapes the town today. The South Wales Miners’ Library houses the printed book and pamphlet collections, including the libraries of over 60 institute and welfare halls from across the coalfield, oral history, video, poster, and banner collections.

The manuscript records and photographs. The South Wales Coalfield Edited by A P Barnett & David Willson-Lloyd Published by The Business Statistics Co Ltd, Cardiff Here are extracts from this book relating to local GCG coal mines The material was contributed by David Michael, the responsibility re copyright is entirely mine (Gareth Hicks 9.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Squirrell, H.C. Geology of the South Wales coalfield. London, H.M. Stationery Off., (OCoLC) Filmmaker Tom Hansell spent five years recording interviews and location footage in the mountains of eastern Kentucky and the valleys of South Wales for this project, which included a documentary film, and a face-to-face exchange between coalfield residents from Appalachia and Wales.

The stories in this book are told through interviews and. Geology of the South Wales Coalfield: The Country Around Abergavenny Pt. 2 (Geological Memoirs & Sheet Explanations (England & Wales)) Barclay, W.J. Published by British Geological Survey ().

The brief introduction explains the origins of the SWCC before tracing, perhaps too briefly, the historiography of the South Wales coalfield. The book is then divided between occupational health and community health and subdivided into general themes of social medicine.

Each thematic section is prefaced by a short account of relevant medical Author: Sue Morrison. The South Wales Coal-field. Silurian. The Coal Measure Series. Analyses of the Coal.

Production of the Coal-field. Distribution of Coal. Railway Distribution. Prices of Coal and Cost of Production. Population employed in Coal and Iron-mining in the South Wales Coal-field.

Resources and Probable Duration of the South Wales Coalfield. coalfield was different from other coalfields in that the collieries were so central to daily life and village communities.

More than anywhere else in Britain, the communities of South Wales found the pits to be integral to their survival. This was mainly due to the geography of the South Wales Valleys in that the landscape made itFile Size: 1MB.

The South Wales Coalfield. Business Statistics Co. (Cardiff, n.d. []). Colliery Trade and Directory Iron & Coal Trades Review. (London, ). Colliery Year Book and Coal Trades Directory (London, ). Cornwell, John.

The Great Western and Lewis Merthyr Collieries. D. Brown & Sons (Cowbridge, ).South Wales Miners Federation (SWMF) Register of Deaths in the South Wales coalfield between 5 January and 17 January This is a letter written by Dr Glen Jenkins to the Editor of the Glamorgan Family History Society's journal in March The Tredegar Company earned its wealth from iron and coal.

In the nineteenth century the ‘Great’ South Wales Tredegar iron works operated at the head of the Sirhowy Valley on land owned by the Morgan family of Tredegar House, near the city of Newport.

During the .