National Union of Mineworkers

Roseheyworth Colliery Strike Badge 1984-85

Roseheyworth Colliery Strike Badge 1984-85. I had the honour of designing this Badge along with the Colliery closure Tie. I was asked by the union to come up with a design for the both and combined the similar theme for the tie and badge. There were only about 450 official badges and ties produced in 1985. I did however spell ... Read More »

Roseheyworth Colliery Closure Commemorative Tie

Roseheyworth Colliery Closure Commemorative Tie. I had the honour of designing this Tie along with the Colliery Badge. I was asked by the union to come up with a design for the both and combined the similar theme for the tie and badge. There were only about 450 official badges and ties produced in 1985. Point of interest – At ... Read More »

Cwmtillery Colliery Closure Commemorative Medallion

Cwmtillery Colliery Closure Commemorative Medallion. This Medallion was issued upon the closure of the Cwmtillery Colliery – Abertillery New Mine Cwmtillery Section in 1982. The sinking date is wrong and there is a lot of misconceptions about this however the correct date of sinking is 1842. There was also a Commemorative Tie issued at the same time.The Blue and clear ... Read More »

Cwmtillery Colliery Closure Commemorative Tie

Cwmtillery Colliery Closure Commemorative Tie. This tie was issued upon the closure of the Cwmtillery Colliery – Abertillery New Mine Cwmtillery Section in 1982. The sinking date is wrong and there is a lot of misconceptions about this however the correct date of sinking is 1842. The Cwmtillery Colliery commemorative closure tie was not designed by anyone local to the ... Read More »

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