Fonds GB 0210 BRITRTY - Briton Ferry Labour Party Records,

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Briton Ferry Labour Party Records,


  • 1915-1988 / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.029 cubic metres (1 box)

Context area

Name of creator

Administrative history

The Labour Party in Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, was one of the first Independent Labour Party branches in Wales. Ever since Ramsey McDonald was elected to parliament in 1919 the constituency has had a Labour MP. The constituency was represented by Lord John Morris for 42 years. He also served within various Labour cabinets as Minister for Defence, Secretary of State for Wales and Attorney General.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Malcom Gullam, Port Talbot, in 1995.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Records of the Briton Ferry Labour Party, 1939-1988; including financial records, 1939-1986; minute books, 1945-1988; an attendance book, 1970-1984; and copies of the Labour Leader, 1915 and 1917.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records have been retained..


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged into the following: financial records; minute books; attendance book; and Labour Leader.

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.

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1996, p.6, at the National Library of Wales.

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

NLW Labour Party Wales Records; University of Wales Swansea, Sam Mainwaring Collection.

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Title supplied from contents of fonds

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Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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

January 2004


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1996.

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