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Tredegar Iron and Coal Co

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of London, collieries in Tredegar and the Rhymney Valley, Colliery Proprietors and Coal Exporters.

1866 Court case against them for allowing unlocked lamps at New Bedwallty Pits and this was the cause of an explosion that killed 26 persons. [1]

1873 The company was registered on 26 March. [2]

Henry Davis Pochin was a director of this company, as was his son-in-law Charles Benjamin Bright McLaren who later became company chairman, and was created first Baron Aberconway.

1927 See Aberconway Chapter XVII for information on the company and its history.

1927 See Aberconway Chapter XVIII for information on the company and its history.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 2nd March 1866 p169
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908