Local Ephemera

Mr Joseph Bailey – Nantyglo Iron Works

Mr Joseph Bailey – Nantyglo Iron Works. A section of letter posted to Mr Henry Bailey, signed by Mr Joseph Bailey of the Nantyglo Iron Works.  Dated 21st of March 1836. Mr Joseph Bailey Esq Iron Master, elder brother of Mr Crawshay Bailey (born 1783 – died 1858). MP for Worcester 1835 – 1847. MP for Breconshire 1847-1858. Read More »

Mr Joseph Bailey – Nantyglo Iron Works

Mr Joseph Bailey – Nantyglo Iron Works. A Parliamentary Free Front, signed by Mr Joseph Bailey of the Nantyglo Iron Works.  Dated 13th of June 1835. Mr Joseph Bailey Esq Iron Master, elder brother of Mr Crawshay Bailey (born 1783 – died 1858). MP for Worcester 1835 – 1847. MP for Breconshire 1847-1858. Read More »

Mr John Snell & Son, Builders and Contractors

Mr John Snell & Son, Builders and Contractors. A receipt for builders materials purchased from Mr John Snell, No.59 Glandwr Street, Abertillery. Dated 3rd October 1935. In 1920 the Rose Heyworth Housing Scheme was underway with the batches of houses being constructed at Morley Road, Abertillery. Mr John Snell was one of the contractors who constructed a few of the ... Read More »

Mr J. B. Price, Coal Merchant – Six Bells, Abertillery.

Mr J. B. Price, Coal Merchant – Six Bells, Abertillery. A receipt for the delivery of two 5okg bags of coal. The cost of the two bags of coal in 1986 were £15.50p equivalent to £44.73p in today’s money. Dated 31st January 1986. This receipt was ours when we lived at No.16 Arael View, Abertillery. It was a month after ... Read More »

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