Nantyglo & Blaina

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 »

The J. Lancaster Company Offices – Blaina

The J. Lancaster Company Offices Blaina. The John Lancaster Company General Offices at Blaina owned by the John Lancaster Co used as the company’s general offices. The Ebbw Vale Company. In 1915 the Ebbw Vale Company took over the lease of the collieries of the J. Lancaster Company. The Move to Cwmtillery. In December 1922 the Ebbw Vale Company moved ... 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 »

Nantyglo – Ornamental Plate

Nantyglo – Ornamental Plate. This small ornamental plate has a pierced outer rim, finished in gold and also has a coloured transfer print of three Welsh ladies having tea. Written in gold below are the words “A present from Nantyglo”. Made from porcelain. Size 6″ inches in diameter.  Read More »

Nantyglo Railway Station

Nantyglo Railway Station. In 1858 the Monmouthshire Railway and Canal Company entered into negotiations with Messrs Bailey of the Nantyglo Iron Works for a lease of their railway from Coalbrookvale to Nantyglo where they wanted to erect a railway station for passengers and goods. Permission was granted and the planning began. By 1859 the Nantyglo Railway Station was under construction. ... Read More »

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 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 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 Frederick Kiff – Aerated Mineral Water Manufacturer, Nantyglo

Mr F. Kiff – Aerated Mineral Water Bottle – Nantyglo. A stoneware aerated mineral water bottle. Made from stoneware. Size 6 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ inches. Dated to 1890’s? Mr Frederick Kiff – Aerated Mineral Water Manufacturer of Nantyglo. Mr Frederick Kiff was born in 1861 at Eglwysilan, Pontypridd. He was the son of Mr Thomas Kiff, a Farmer at Eglwysilan, ... Read More »

Mr Frederick Kiff – Aerated Mineral Water Manufacturer, Nantyglo

Mr F. Kiff – Aerated Mineral Water Bottle – Nantyglo. A green glass aerated mineral water bottle. Made from glass. Size 9″ x 2 1/2″ inches. This type of bottle is known as a bullet top stopper. Dated to 1890. Mr Frederick Kiff – Aerated Mineral Water Manufacturer of Nantyglo. Mr Frederick Kiff was born in 1861 at Eglwysilan, Pontypridd. He ... Read More »

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