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South Wales coalfield directory

Ray Lawrence

South Wales coalfield directory

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Published by R. Lawrence in [Blackwood, Gwent] .
Written in English


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Also known as: Lawrence"s South Wales coalfield directory.

Statement[compiled by Ray Lawrence].
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (loose-leaf)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14800523M

Geology of the South Wales coalfield. Part II, the country around Abergavenny A detailed account of the geology of the South Wales coalfield. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Subjects. Subject Geology > Wales Publication date Series Memoir for geological sheet ; (England and Wales) Note At head of title: British Geological.


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South Wales coalfield directory by Ray Lawrence Download PDF EPUB FB2

Present ongoing modelling work research is focused on Carboniferous rocks in the South Wales Coalfield and palaeovalley geometries in the Cretaceous Book Cliffs, Utah. Publications Fulton, I.M.

& Williams, H. Silesian sedimentation in the south Pennine Basin. rows  South Wales Coalfield When the coal industry was nationalised inthere were. The North Wales Coalfield comprises the Flintshire Coalfield in the north and the Denbighshire Coalfield in the south.

It extends South Wales coalfield directory book Point of Ayr in the north, through the Wrexham area to Oswestry in Shropshire in the south. A much smaller area on Anglesey where coal was formerly mined is not usually considered to form a part of the coalfield, although it is geographically in the North Wales.

These South Wales coalfield directory book of Wales' coalfields are remarkable - but no one knows who took them. Little is known about these unearthed images believed to have been taken during the sAuthor: Philip Dewey.

Geology of the South Wales Coalfield (Volume I, The Country Around Newport (Mon.)) by Squirrell HC et al and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In the South Wales Coalfield History Project was set up, funded by the Social Science Research Council, to locate and collect manuscript and printed material of archival significance.

Such was the success of the Project South Wales coalfield directory book lasted untilthat it was followed by a second from   Map of the South Wales Coalfield Originally published by the Business Statistics Company South Wales coalfield directory book Cardiff the maps date from and They are finely detailed and published in colour showing the mineral takings of steam and bituminous seams, anthracite properties, the railways serving the district and the ports of shipment.

An archive for photos that document the SOUTH WALES COALFIELD This group aims to build as wide-ranging an archive as possible to document the South Wales Coalfield - from those old b&w photos of collieries & mining communities tucked away in your family collections; to the changing face of the coalfield in recent years as South Wales has South Wales coalfield directory book into the era beyond coal.

End of an era: In the. South Wales Coalfield Timeline. Further Reading. – Development of the sale-coal industry in South Wales – Opening of Abernant Colliery – growth of the Cynon Valley in sale-coal industry – 1st cargo of coal shipped abroad, from Cardiff to Nantes – Children’s Employment Commission investigates child labour - Mines Act South Wales coalfield directory book by Parliament, no women or boys under.

South Wales Coalfield. Historic images of the collieries of the South Wales Coalfield, showing the surface workings, colliery buildings, engines houses and head frames, loading screens and banks, drifts, levels, shafts, railway connections, sidings and colliery owned wagons, underground scenes and groups of miners, from the counties of Monmouthshire, Glamorganshire, Carmarthenshire and.

South Wales (Welsh: De Cymru) is a loosely defined region of South Wales coalfield directory book bordered by England and the Bristol Channel to the east and south. It has a population of around million, almost three-quarters of the whole of Wales, includingin Cardiff,in Swansea andin lly considered to include the historic counties of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, South Wales.

The geology of the South Wales coal-field. Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. The country around Newport, Monmouthshire (Sheet of the map), by South Wales coalfield directory book Strahan.

2d ed. II.5/5(4). Trying to remember a book set in Wales--have read two by this author. First story of woman trying to open and renovate an old home into a hotel. The 2nd book had red boots on the fly cover. But south Wales coal was of such high quality that it became popular all over the world.

By the middle of the s two major developments in transport provided a great boost to the industry. A rail network was built throughout Britain and Europe - the steam trains ran on. Deep Navigation Colliery was situated near Treharris in the Taff Bargoed Valley.

In two shafts were sunk at the site which were, at the time, the deepest pits in the south Wales coalfield. During this period the mine was called Harris' Navigation Colliery after the name of the principal shareholder, F.W. Harris. The South Wales Coalfield extends from parts of Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire in the west, through Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend County Borough, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Merthyr Tydfil, Caerphilly County Borough and Blaenau Gwent to Torfaen in the east.

The rocks comprising this area were laid down during the Upper Carboniferous era. At that time warm seas invaded much of southern. In [] the National Coal Board's (NCB) Scientific Department Coal Survey produced a folio of maps and diagrams to present a general picture of the variation in structure and properties of all important seams in the South Wales Coalfield.

The South Wales coal industry,by J.H. Morris and L. Williams John Henry Morris, Lawrence John Williams University of Wales Press, - Coal trade - pages. Occupational and community health of the South Wales Coalfield from the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Oral, visual and written evidence of coal mining and miners in South d book and pamphlet collections, including the libraries of over 60 institute and welfare halls from across the coalfield, oral history, video, poster.

Coalfield areas still blighted 25 years on, says report South Wales Valleys suffering disproportionate levels of deprivation, according to a study by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust Share.

SW Directories Local Business Magazines Directories for Newport South Wales SW Directories: Business Magazine and Directories for South Wales / About this Book Catalog Record Details.

The geology of the South Wales Coalfield. being no(). Strahan, Aubrey, Sir, View full catalog record. The coalfield area. The South Wales Coalfield extends across parts of Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Merthyr Tydfil, Caerphilly, Blaenau Gwent and Torfaen.

It comprises a fully exposed synclinorium with a varying thickness of "coal measures" (Upper Carboniferous / Pennsylvanian) deposits with thick, workable seams in the lower parts.

Title: Geology of the South Wales Coalfield, Volume 5 Volume of Explanation of one-inch geological sheet Geology of the South Wales Coalfield, H. Squirrell Memoir forgeological sheet. The country around Swansea (Sheet of the map), by Aubrey Strahan, with parts by R. Tiddemen, Walcot Gibson and E.

Dixon, and a Supplementary geological bibliography of South Wales and Monmouthshire, by O. Jones. West Gower and the country around Pembrey (Sheet of the map), by Aubrey Strahan (in part from notes. Labour strife in the South Wales coalfield, A historical and critical record of the mid-Rhondda, Aberdare Valley and other strikesPages:   The precious ‘Condensed Accessions Book’, now in the South Wales Coalfield Collection at Swansea University Library, details its holdings by Texts in Latin and Greek, unsurprisingly, do not feature: until almost all the miners had left school on their 13 th birthday.

The Senghenydd colliery disaster, also known as the Senghenydd explosion, occurred at the Universal Colliery in Senghenydd, near Caerphilly, Glamorgan, Wales, on 14 October The explosion, which killed miners and a rescuer, is the worst mining accident in the United Kingdom.

Universal Colliery, on the South Wales Coalfield, extracted steam coal, which was much in demand. The South Wales Coalfield. Business Statistics Co. (Cardiff, n.d. []). Colliery Trade and Directory Iron & Coal Trades Review.

(London, ). Colliery Year Book and Coal Trades Directory (London, ). Cornwell, John. The Great Western and Lewis Merthyr Collieries.

Brown & Sons (Cowbridge, ). Kelly's Directory of Monmouthshire - a complete transcript. Kelly's Directory of Monmouthshire and South Wales ; There are many directories published for a range of years, these below are a small selection; Kelly's directory of Monmouthshire and principal towns.

The South Wales Miners; (Studies in Welsh History) (Studies in Welsh History (Paperback)) by Ben Curtis | 15 May out of 5 stars 2.

South Wales Coalfield. This initiative is drawing on archival coal seam data and new information to develop an interactive 3D model of the South Wales coalfield, which has a range of applications in the research of new clean coal technologies for the energy sector.

Andy Croll, ‘Local government’, in Chris Williams and Sian Rhiannon Williams (eds), Gwent County History, volume 4, The Nineteenth Century (University of Wales Press, ), pp.

Andy Croll, ’Mabon’s Day: the rise and fall of a Lib-Lab holiday in the South Wales coalfield, ’, Labour History Review, 72, no. 1 (April. The origins of coal mining in Wales Last updated: 15 August Coal was the fuel of the industrial revolution; the black gold which powered.

20 Feb - Explore Historian's board "Durham Coal Mines (Pits) & Miners", which is followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Coal mining, Durham and North east england pins. Migration. Migration to the South Wales Coalfield. As a result of the expansion in coal industry, the second half of the nineteenth century saw a huge increase in the population in the South Wales Valleys.

Between andit is estimated that somepeople moved into the South Wales Coalfield. The End of Coal Mining in South Wales Lessons learned from industrial transformation Box ES1. Key lessons learned in South Wales from the end of coal mining Strengthening the local economy requires • Ensuring that strategic programs are precisely tailored to the communities they are intended to benefit.

The South Wales Coalfield lies in parts of the unitary authorities of Carmarthenshire, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Vale of Glamorgan, Merthyr Tydfil, Cardiff, Caerphilly, Blaenau Gwent, Torfaen and Powys.

It comprises a fully exposed synclinorium with a varying thickness of "coal measures" (Upper Carboniferous / Pennsylvanian) deposits with thick, workable seams.

The South Wales Coalfield Collection; The Collection is held at the South Wales Miners' Library, University of Swansea and is a unique collection of documents and other material providing an insight into the social, economic and cultural history of the South Wales Coalfield in the C19 & C As well as records of trades unions and lodges.

The South Wales coalfield (Fig. 1a) is about 80 km E–W by 35 km N–S in area and is an erosional remnant of a larger late Carboniferous coal basin which formed in a peripheral foreland basin related to northward-propagating Variscan deformation (Kelling, ).

The total basin fill reaches around km in thickness towards the south–west Cited by:. The Tredegar Company earned its wealth from iron and coal. Pdf the nineteenth century the ‘Great’ South Wales Tredegar iron works operated at the head of the Sirhowy Valley on land owned by the Morgan family of Tredegar House, near the city of Newport.

During the .A field guide to the solid geology of the Gower Peninsula by Ted Nield. Gower, download pdf UK’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is a popular destination for geological field excursions because of the wide range of interesting and instructive geological and related geomorphological phenomena that are displayed within a relatively compact area.clearest in the case of the South Wales coalfield, where there ebook just 41 jobs for every ebook of working age.

The South Wales coalfield, in the Welsh Valleys, is a major area in its own right – it has a population of three-quarters of a million. Though there are substantial commuting flows to .