Mining Dockets & Invoices

The Newport Abercarn Black Vein Steam Coal Company Limited – A Letter of Confirmation of Share Certificate

The Newport Abercarn Black Vein Steam Coal Company Limited – A Letter of Conformation of Share Certificate. This letter of confirmation of a share certificate was given by the secretary of the company Mr J. E. Clark to gentleman (illegible) on the 20th January 1875. It is five shares in the company which at this time each share was £10 ... Read More »

Powell Duffryn Associated Collieries Ltd – Coal Consignment Note

Powell Duffryn Associated Collieries Ltd – House Coal Consignment Note. From Cwm Colliery, Beddau.  Dated 8th December 1937.   House Coal Consignments. House coal was allocated to all miners on condition that the miner had to be a householder or the oldest person in the household that worked in the colliery. Only one person per household who reached these requirements would ... Read More »

New Stubbin Colliery – Invoice for 3 Canaries

New Stubbin Colliery. An invoice for three canaries purchased for £0. 15s. 0d. by the Right Honourable Earl Fitzwilliam of the New Stubbin Colliery at Rawmarsh, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England. From Dr J. T. Quinney at New Cottages Upper Haugh. Dated 7th July 1932. The cost of the three canaries was 15 shillings, equivalent to £46.20p in today’s money. Read More »

N.C.B. Training Certificates

N.C.B. Training Certificates. Two National Coal Board training certificates from the Oakdale Training Centre, Oakdale Colliery. One surface training certificate from between the period 26th February 1968 to 1st March 1968. The other is an underground training certificate between the period 6th January 1969 to 3rd February 1969. These certificates are my brothers Mr Michael Christopher John Bennett issued for ... Read More »

Marine Colliery Certificate

Marine Colliery Certificate. A certificate of appointment of an officer under the Coal Mines Act of 1911, awarded to Mr Thomas Graydon to act as ropeway motors attendant at the Marine Colliery, Cwm, Ebbw Vale. Dated 6th May 1947. This certificate issued by the N.C.B., was originally printed for the Powell’s Tillery Steam Coal Co Ltd, though struck-through and rubber ... Read More »

Marine Colliery Certificate

Marine Colliery Certificate. A certificate of appointment of an officer under the Coal Mines Act of 1911, awarded to Mr Thomas Graydon to act as surface pumps motors attendant at the Marine Colliery, Cwm, Ebbw Vale. Dated 30th November 1948. This certificate issued by the N.C.B., was originally printed for the Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron & Coal Co Ltd, though ... Read More »

Miners N.C.B. Pay Packet

Miners N.C.B. Pay Packet. Made from a waxed paper material. Size 5″ x 4″ inches. Used from the early 1970’s to the late 1980’s. You would have your pay docket on a Thursday, keep the docket but hand the small receipt to the paymaster who, at Rose Heyworth Colliery, would be in the canteen on the Friday, he would then ... Read More »

Miners Docket Slips

Miners Docket Slips. A few payslips from Six Bells Colliery, Abertillery with one showing the intact receipt. You would have your pay docket on a Thursday, keep the docket but hand the small receipt to the paymaster who, at Rose Heyworth Colliery, would be in the canteen on the Friday, he would then hand you your pay packet. Read More »

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