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Gwent Archives
National Coal Board Compensation registers

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D3491

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: National Coal Board Compensation Registers

Short Title: National Coal Board Compensation registers

Creation date(s): 1922-1951

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): National Coal Board


Administrative/Biographical history: The National Coal Board (NCB) was set up under the Coal Nationalisation Act 1946. From 1 January 1947 it had sole responsibility for managing the British coal industry. The NCB became British Coal in 1986 and was dissolved in 1994.


Scope and content/abstract: Accident compensation registers relating mainly to collieries and works in Monmouthshire, 1922-1951.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by colliery or works

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

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


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: Source not recorded



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Officem, Accident compensation registers, relating mainyl to collieries in Gwent, catalogue; West Glamorgan Archive Service, Files from the National Coal Board South Wales Area relating to collieries in West Glamorgan, 1939-1990, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2006

Coal mine accidents | Wales, South
Workers' compensation | Wales, South

Personal names

Corporate names
Great Britain | National Coal Board

Blaenau Gwent (Wales)
Monmouthshire (Wales)
Torfaen (Wales)

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