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Britannic Merthyr Coal Co

From Graces Guide

of Cambrian Buildings, Bute Docks, Cardiff

1904 The company was registered on 13 September, to acquire the Dinas Main Colleries, Glamorganshire. [1]

1913 A proposal was made to amalgamate the collieries in the Cambrian Combine, namely the Cambrian, the Glamorgan, the Britannic, and the Naval, with D. A. Thomas in charge[2]

1923 Output 363,000 tons/year. Owned the Britannic, Dinas Main (Level), and Trane & Llewellyn mines at Gilfach Goch[3].

1929 July: Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds acquired the Cambrian, Glamorgan Colliery, Naval and Britannic Merthyr collieries from the liquidator[4]

1930 Became part of Welsh Associated Collieries


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times Dec. 30, 1912
  3. Durham Mining Museum [1]
  4. The Times Nov. 11, 1929