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Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron & Coal Co. Ltd. (Abersychan branch) records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D2145

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron & Coal Co. Ltd. (Abersychan branch) Records

Short Title: Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron & Coal Co. Ltd. (Abersychan branch) records

Creation date(s): 1871-1882

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (8 items)

Name of creator(s): Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron & Coal Co. Ltd

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: In 1852 the Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron and Coal Company acquired the New British Iron Company's works at Abersychan, Monmouthshire. Coal was mined at the Cwmsychan and Cwmnantddu pits to provide fuel for the steel and ironworks. By 1876, the works had closed.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Abersychan Iron Works colliers' paybooks, 1871-1882.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

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: Deposited by Mr B. Davies, Big Pit Mining Museum, Blaenavon, 1983; Torfaen Museum Trust, Gwent, 1987, 1994.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further material is Gwent Record Office, D38/368-72, 74, Abersychan works production records and waste book, 1853-1882.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Catalogue of Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron & Coal Co. Ltd. (Abersychan branch) records, Gwent Record Office.

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 | Abersychan

Personal names

Corporate names
Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron and Coal Company

Places
Abersychan (Wales)

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