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Ebbw Vale (Steel, Iron and Coal) Company and the Ebbw Vale Workmen's Medical Society records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D2472

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Ebbw Vale (Steel, Iron and Coal) Company and the Ebbw Vale Workmen's Medical Society records

Short Title: Ebbw Vale (Steel, Iron and Coal) Company and the Ebbw Vale Workmen's Medical Society records

Creation date(s): 1791-1971

Level of description: Fonds

Extent:

Name of creator(s): The Ebbw Vale (Steel, Iron and Coal) Company

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The founding of the Ebbw Vale Ironworks in 1778 had rapidly transformed the Ebbw Fawr valley. It was the first in the country to integrate both iron and steel production. In 1866, the Ebbw Vale Company Ltd. was reorganised as the Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron and Coal Company Ltd. The steelworks was closed and demolished in 1970. Part of the land was landscaped to house the 1992 Garden Festival of Wales. The site is now a successful retail park

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The Ebbw Vale (Steel, Iron and Coal) Company records, 1791-1936; the Ebbw Vale Workmen's Medical Society records, 1873-1971

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into: The Ebbw Vale (Steel, Iron and Coal) Company ; The Ebbw Vale Workmen's Medical Society

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Gwent Record Office

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also D. 914

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source were used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office,Catalogue of the records of the Ebbw Vale (Steel, Iron and Coal) Company and the Ebbw Vale Workmen's Medical Society; Williams, Idwal and Tudgay, Alan (compilers), Ebbw Vale : then and now (Stroud, 2000); Thomas, Keith, Heritage: a history of Wbbw Vale. Vol. 1 (Cwmbran, 2000).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Coal mines and mining | Wales | Ebbw Vale
Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron and Coal Company | Records and correspondence
Ebbw Vale Workmen’s Medical Society | Records and correspondence
Iron industry and trade | Wales | Ebbw Vale
Steel industry and trade | Wales | Ebbw Vale

Personal names

Corporate names
Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron and Coal Company
Ebbw Vale Workmen’s Medical Society

Places
Ebbw Vale (Wales)

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