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Glamorgan Archives
Abernant deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DXST

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Abernant deeds

Short Title: Abernant deeds

Creation date(s): 1800-1877

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.02 cubic metres (13 parchments, 1 paper)

Name of creator(s): David family

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: In 1837, Thomas Wayne and the David family formed a company and sank a pit on the family's land at Abernant-y-groes, Cwmbach, locating a rich four-foot seam of anthracite coal. In effect, this marked the beginning of the anthracite and steam coal industry in the Cynon valley.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Deeds including conveyance, leases and agreement, 1800-1877

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catallogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Archives by a private individual, 1972

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following sources were used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids; Cynon Valley History Society Cynon Coal: History of a Mining Valley (Llandysul 2001).

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Abernant
Mining leases | Wales | Glamorgan

Personal names
David , Morgan Thomas , of Abernant-y-groes
David family , of Abernant-y-groes
Wayne , Thomas , 1810-1867

Corporate names

Places
Aberdare (Wales)
Abernant (Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales)
Cwmbach (Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales)

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