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Brynhenllis Colliery

Reference code(s): GB 0217 SWCC : MNA/COL/1

Held at: Swansea University

Title: Brynhenllis Colliery

Short Title: Brynhenllis Colliery

Creation date(s): 1903-1906

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 4 envelopes

Name of creator(s): Brynhenllis Colliery

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Brynhenllis Colliery (sometimes spelt Brynhenllys) was opened in c1872 by the Brynhenllis Colliery Company. This company was associated to the Monmouthshire and South Wales Coal Owners Association. The colliery was an anthracite drift mine located near Cwmllynfell and consisted of the Old or Lower Slant, the Top Slant and a pumping pit.
The Brynhenllis Anthracite Colliery Company operated the colliery from 1925. After Nationalisation in 1947 the colliery came under the National Coal Board's South Western Division's Area No. 1. A second slant was developed.
Brynhenllis Colliery was closed in 1955.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Copy memorandum of agreement between Brynhenllys Colliery Company and their employees concerning the weight of trams and mode of tipping 1903 and amendment to agreement 1906; price list and amendment 1904.

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Conditions governing access: Access unrestricted unless stated otherwise.

Conditions governing reproduction: Reprographic: No publication without written permission from the Archivist.

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Language codes: eng

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DESCRIPTION NOTES

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

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


INDEX ENTRIES
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Personal names

Corporate names
Brynhenllis Colliery Company

Places
Cwmllynfell (Wales)

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