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Glamorgan Archives
Dillwyn and Jones, mining engineers, records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DDJ

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Dillwyn and Jones, mining engineers, records

Short Title: Dillwyn and Jones, mining engineers, records

Creation date(s): [c. 1890]-1945

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1.2 cubic metres (1036 plans, 122 photographic negatives & 118 photographic positives )

Name of creator(s): R. M. Dillwyn and J. D. Jones


Administrative/Biographical history: Rice Mansel Dillwyn was the third son of John Cole Nicholl and Mary de la Beche Dillwyn (eldest daughter of Lewis Llewelyn Dillwyn of Hendrefoilan). He was born in 1875, and married Harriet (eldest daughter of Arthur Gilbertson of Glanrhyd). Assumed the Surname of Dillwyn. He worked as a mining engineer, in partnership with J. D. Jones.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Dillwyn and Jones Mining Engineers, [c. 1890]-1945, including: plans of collieries, mineral estates, estates, and steel and tinplate works; and geological plans, Ordnance Survey plans, notebooks, dialling books, and reports. Also correspondence, notebooks, papers, and photographs of R. M. Dillwyn, 1891-1919.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to date and type.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Physical characteristics: Good to fair condition

Finding aids: A handlist is available at the Glamorgan Record Office.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by a private source at various dates (accession numbers 1593, 1594, 1595 & 1596).



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, Catalogue of records for Dillwyn and Jones, mining engineers.

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 | Wales | Design and construction
Mining engineering
Mining engineers | Wales, South

Personal names
Dillwyn , Rice Mansel , b. 1875

Corporate names
Dillwyn and Jones

Bridgend (Wales)

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