Mining in Wales
Mining in Wales provided a significant source of income to the economy of Wales throughout the nineteenth century and early twentieth century. It was key to the Industrial Revolution.Wales was famous ...
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Steel Company of Wales
The Steel Company of Wales Ltd was a Welsh steel and tinplate producer. It was formed in 1947 and absorbed into British Steel in 1967, British Steel then merged with Hoogovens and became Corus UK Limi...
Penmaenmawr & Welsh Granite Co.
3°55′41″W / 53.270°N 3.928°W / 53.270; -3.928Penmaenmawr is a town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, which was formerly in the parish of Dwygyfylchi. It lies on th...
Penmaenmawr & Welsh Granite Co. - Wikipedia
Banknotes of the Black Sheep Company of Wales Limited
Banknotes of the Black Sheep Company of Wales Limited were sterling banknotes issued between June 1969 and 1972 by the Welsh banker Richard Hugh Williams of Llandudno, Wales. The notes were a private ...
Bank of Williams and Rowland
The Bank of Williams and Rowland was a bank established in the 19th century and operating in Neath, in south Wales.The Bank was formed as a result of a business association between Rees Williams of Ab...
David Morris & Sons
David Morris may refer to:
Rhondda Heritage Park
Rhondda Heritage Park, Trehafod, Rhondda, South Wales is a tourist attraction which offers an insight into the life of the coal mining community that existed in the area until the 1980s. Visitors can ...
Rhondda Heritage Park - Wikipedia
Carmarthen Furnace Bank
This is a bank established in Carmarthenshire in the 18th century as a result of the efforts of a Welsh entrepreneur and businessman called John Morgan. The banking business started by issuing tokens ...
Scotch Cattle
Scotch Cattle was the name taken by bands of coal miners in 19th century South Wales, analogous to the Molly Maguires in Pennsylvania, who, in disguise, would visit the homes of other local miners who...
Scotch Cattle - Wikipedia
South Wales Miners' Industrial Union
The South Wales Miners' Industrial Union, was a union set up in 1926 to counter the influence of the more radical South Wales Miners' Federation. It was strong in pits such as Taff Merthyr, Trelewis,...
Tonypandy Riots
The Tonypandy Riots of 1910 and 1911 (sometimes collectively known as the Rhondda Riots) was a series of violent confrontations between coal miners and police that took place at various locations in a...
Tonypandy Riots - Wikipedia
Point of Ayr Colliery Company
The Point of Ayr Colliery Company was formed in 1883, and were the third company to attempt to extract coal from the North Wales Coalfield using a pit head at Point of Ayr, in Flintshire, Wales. The t...
John Cashmore Ltd
John Cashmore Ltd (also known as J Cashmore, or simply as Cashmore's or other derivations) was a company based at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales. It has become known for its work scrapping redundant Br...
Milford and Pembrokeshire Bank
This Bank was probably founded in 1802. It was established in Pembrokeshire, with a branch at Milford (Milford Haven) and was one of the banks founded as a result of the Bank of England stopping cash ...
Milford and Pembrokeshire Bank - Wikipedia
Rigid-hulled inflatable boat
A rigid-hulled inflatable boat, (RHIB) or rigid-inflatable boat (RIB) is a lightweight but high-performance and high-capacity boat constructed with a solid, shaped hull and flexible tubes at the gunw...
Rigid-hulled inflatable boat - Wikipedia
Klondyke mill
3°50′51.82″W / 53.1421528°N 3.8477278°W / 53.1421528; -3.8477278Klondyke Mill was an ore processing mill on the edge of the Gwydir Forest, near Trefriw, north Wales.Constructe...
Klondyke mill - Wikipedia
Newport Networks
Newport Networks was a manufacturer of Voice over IP Session Border Controllers (SBCs), founded by entrepreneur Terry Matthews. Headquartered in Caldicot, near Newport in South Wales, with its R&D...
Frost Airship Glider
The Frost Airship Glider was an aircraft designed and constructed in the mid-1890s by William (Bill) Frost. According to the patent specification 1894-20431 issued in London, the craft was simply call...
Frost Airship Glider - Wikipedia
Brynmawr Furniture
Brynmawr Furniture Makers Ltd was a furniture manufacturing company in Wales.Brynmawr, with much of the workforce traditionally employed in heavy industry, suffered greatly during the 1920s depression...
Llanelly Bank
Llanelly Bank was a 19th-century bank based in the Welsh town of Llanelli.
Little is known about the history of Llanelly Bank. However, the House of Lords Sessional Papers, of 1801-1833, record th...