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Gwent Archives
Crumlin Valley Company Ltd..
Crumlin Valley Collieries Ltd: Register of Payments under the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1906
Jan-Jun 1923
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Biographical/Historical note

The Workmen's Compensation Act of 1906 established the right of all employees to compensation for injuries sustained in the workplace.

The Crumlin Vallies Collieries Company Ltd. had its headquarters at Hafodyrynys Colliery, which was formerly known as the Crumlin Valley Colliery. This mine was sunk by the company in 1911.

In 1920, the Company became a subsidiary of the firm of Partridge, Jones and John Paton Ltd.

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Scope and Contents note

The register gives the following information: dates of accidents and payments; amounts of payments, and names and signatures of recipients.

It includes an index of personal names.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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Conditions Governing Access note

There are no restrictions on access.


Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal note

All records have been retained.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Further records of this company are held at Gwent Archives in collection reference number D394 (Partridge, Jones and John Paton Ltd.).

Accident compensation registers for collieries in Gwent are held at Gwent Archives (reference D3491). The registers are dated c.1922-c.1950.

Asset valuations and reports for Crumlin Valley Collieries Ltd. are held at the National Archives.

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Other Finding Aids note

Hard copies of catalogues are held at Gwent Archives.

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note

Some pages of this volume have been torn, so that information is missing.

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