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Gwaun Cae Gurwen Colliery Co

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of Swansea, proprietors of Anthracite Collieries.

Registered Office: Rotherham, Yorks; General Office: Swansea (1914)

c.1820 Established as Richard Morgan and Sons.

1874 The company was registered on 13 July. [1]

1879 Incorporated as a Limited Company

1914 Producers of Big Vein Malting Coal, also for Lime Burning, Hop Drying, Horticultural and House purposes.

c.1916 H. Seymour Berry negotiated the purchase of the Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen Colliery Co for Lord Rhondda; his Aberdare contact, David Richard Llewellyn was made chairman of the company.

1928 Acquired by Amalgamated Anthracite Collieries[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, Feb 05, 1929