Reference code(s): GB 0214 D18
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Aberfan Disaster claims records
Short Title: Aberfan Disaster claims records
Creation date(s): 1966-1970
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.02 cubic metres (1 box)
Name of creator(s): National Coal Board
Administrative/Biographical history: On the 21 October 1966, 144 people, 116 of them children, were killed when a tip of coal waste slid onto the village of Aberfan in South Wales. These papers relate to claims made against the National Coal Board following the disaster at Aberfan.
Scope and content/abstract: Aberfan Disaster claims records comprising of estimates, accounts and correspondence, 1966-1970
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
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/
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Archival history: The files were deposited anonymously with the National Museums and Galleries of Wales and transferred to the Record Office. They appear to have originated in the office of the Chief Fire and Loss Assessor of the National Coal Board.
Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred from the National Museums and Galleries of Wales, 2001
Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Archives finding aids
Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.
Date(s) of descriptions: February 2006