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Flintshire Record Office
Griffith, N.R., colliery reports

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/DM/832

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: N. R. Griffith Colliery Reports

Short Title: Griffith, N.R., colliery reports

Creation date(s): 1845-1928

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 93 items

Name of creator(s): Nathaniel R. Griffith (fl. 1863-d. [1903], mining engineer.


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.


Scope and content/abstract: 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.


Language/scripts of material: English

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

Conditions governing access: Data Protection Act restrictions will apply to any items less than 100 years old that contain sensitive personal information as defined by the Act.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive includes earlier items collected by Griffith and a few post-dating his death.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, N. R. Griffith Colliery Reports Catalogue; information from Geological Society Library, 16 Septemebr 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2004

Coal mines and mining | 19th century | Maps
Coal mines and mining | England
Coal mines and mining | France
Coal mines and mining | Wales
Mining engineering

Personal names
Griffith , Nathaniel R. , Mining engineer

Corporate names

Denbighshire (Wales)
England ()
Flintshire (Wales)
Wales ()

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