Local Ephemera

Miners Federation Union Contribution Card – Blaina

Miners Federation Union Card – Blaina. This is a Miners Federation Union Contribution Card from the Lower Deep Colliery Lodge at Blaina, Monmouthshire. The card belonged to Mr William Drew.  The first rubber stamp is dated 18th November 1922 at the Lower Deep Colliery, Blaina and the last stamp in the book is dated 8th November 1924 at the Beynons ... Read More »

John Lancaster & Co, Ltd, Blaina Collieries, Accounts Sheet 1904-1905

John Lancaster & Co, Ltd, Blaina Collieries, Accounts Sheet 1904-1905. This is a John Lancaster & Co, Ltd, Blaina Collieries, Accounts Sheet dated Saturday 24th December 1904 to Friday 6th January 1905. The Staff on the Payroll. The sheet holds the accounts of the thirteen employees based at the John Lancaster Offices, at Blaina. The details are as follows – ... Read More »

Abertillery Tin Plate Works Letter – Abertillery

Abertillery Tin Plate Works Letter. This is a letter from the Abertillery Tin Plate Works, Abertillery, for the acknowledgement of supplies paid for and received from Messrs Thomas & Clement Co Llanelly.  Dated 30th November 1933. Messrs Thomas & Clement Ltd. Thomas and Clement Ltd were established in 1874, the Morfa Engineering Works, Llanelly. The managing director was Mr John ... Read More »

Western Valley’s Brewery – Crumlin

Western Valley’s Brewery Company – Crumlin. This is a letter from and signed by Mr D. F. Pritchard owner of the Western Valley’s Brewery Company. Size 6 1/2″ x 8″ inches. Read More »

Monmouthshire Police Athletic Association – Admission Ticket

Monmouthshire Police Athletic Association – Admission Ticket. The 17th annual police sports admission ticket into the Abertillery Park Grounds.  Dated Saturday 21st June 1947. Size 4″ x 2 1/2″ inches.   Read More »

The Pavilion Theatre – Handbill

The Pavilion Theatre, Abertillery Handbill. This is an original handbill advertising the shows at the Pavilion Theatre, Abertillery in the week starting Monday 25th November 1907.  The Pavilion Theatre opened on Monday 3rd June 1907,  it was reconstructed and reopened on Monday 6th March 1916. The Pavilion closed in the mid 1960’s and was demolished sometime in the early 1970’s.  ... Read More »

A Celebrity Concert Programme – Blaina 1933

A Celebrity Concert Programme – 1933. A signed concert programme for a celebrity concert held at the Methodist Church, High Street, Blaina on Wednesday 13th September 1933 in aid of the Cwmcelyn Methodist Renovation Fund. Mr Arthur Fear. The programme is signed by Mr Arthur Fear (Baritone) of Blaina who was one of the guest artistes. At the concert Mr ... Read More »

A Blaenau Gwent Baptist Chapel Choral Festival Programme 1928

A Blaenau Gwent Baptist Chapel Choral Festival Programme 1928. This programme is for the Abertillery and District Baptist Choral Festival held at Blaenau Gwent Baptist Chapel on Easter Tuesday 10th April 1928. The programme has 16 pages, with sheet music of the songs and hymns that were performed at the event along with a few advertisements of local businesses. The ... Read More »

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