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D.M. Jones (Clydach)

Reference code(s): GB 0217 SWCC : MNB/PP/39

Held at: Swansea University

Title: D.M. Jones (Clydach)

Short Title: D.M. Jones (Clydach)

Creation date(s): 1934-1960

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 envelope

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Administrative/Biographical history: D.Morris Jones worked as a collier in a number of pits in the Swansea and Dulais valleys from the 1920s onwards. He took an active role in his local South Wales Miners' Federation lodge and attended National Council of Labour Colleges classes, some of which were taught by Nun Nicholas. D. Morris Jones was also an active Communist Party member up until the middle of the Second World War. He later worked as a colliery official and was the Secretary of the Clydach Lodge of the National Association of Colliery Overmen, Deputies and Shotfirers (NACODS).


Scope and content/abstract: Wage packets of D.M. Jones employed at Graig Colliery and Daren Colliery 1934-1939; price-list for Hendy Merthyr Collieries 1949; St. John's Ambulance Association Certificate 1958; ceremony programme, Brynlliw Colliery 1960.


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Conditions governing access: Access unrestricted unless stated otherwise.

Conditions governing reproduction: A photocopying service is available. Contact repository for details.
No publication without written permission from the Archivist.

Finding aids: A hardcopy list is available in the searchroom.

Language codes: eng wel


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Related material: This is a second deposit. See SWCC ; MNA/PP/58 D.M. Jones (Clydach) Collection for material relating to the the Clydach Lodge of NACODS and records of Clydach Merthyr colliery. D. Morris Jones also donated a considerable collection of volumes, pamphlets and peridodicals which are located in the South Wales Miners' Library, University of Wales Swansea.


Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Coal miners | Wales, South
Coal mines and mining | Wales, South
First aid in illness and injury | Wales | Grovesend
Mineral industries | Prices

Personal names
Jones , D. Morris , of Clydach

Corporate names
Brynlliw Colliery
Daren Colliery
Graig Colliery
Hendy Merthyr Colliery

Grovesend (Wales)
Trebanos (Wales)

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