- 1907-1957 (mainly 1932-1957) (accumulated [c. 1948]-1957) / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.038 cubic metres (1 box, 1 roll)
Name of creator
Hook Colliery, Llangwm, Pembrokshire, was opened in 1850, and operated until 1947. An attempt was made in the 1950s to re-open it as a private mine by Hook Colliery Co., under T. W. Harcourt Roberts., geologist and mining engineer, and General Manager and Managing Director of Hook Colliery, Pembrokeshire.
The papers were assembled by T. W. Harcourt Roberts.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Dylans Bookstore; Swansea; Purchase; 1985
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Correspondence and papers, 1907-1957, relating mainly to the proposed re-opening during the 1950s of the Pembrokeshire anthracite coalfield and the Hook Colliery, Pembrokeshire, including a report, surveys and notes, 1932-1957; correspondence, 1951-1957; and miscellaneous charts and maps, 1907-1945.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records purchased by the National Library of Wales have been retained.
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged by record type or subject.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright regulations apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1986, p. 55, at the National Library of Wales.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Virtua system control number
Name access points
- Harcourt Roberts, T. W. (Subject)
Genre access points
Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1986; Edwards, George, The Coal Industry in Pembrokeshire (Shrewsbury, 1983);