Catalogue description Coal Commission: Administrative Files

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Reference: COAL 17
Title: Coal Commission: Administrative Files

This series contains the administrative files of the Coal Commission and cover general policy and administrative matters such as border line agreements, colliery amalgamations and dispositions, the environmental effects of subsidence, the maintenance of disused shafts, the granting of leases and licenses by the Commission and applications under various sections of the 1938 Coal Act. The records consist in part of general policy files, including various bill papers and in part of correspondence with interested companies, colliery concerns, individuals and government departments. The series also contains some papers of the Coal Mines Re-organisation Commission.

Date: 1931-1949
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Coal Commission, 1938-1947

Coal Mines Reorganisation Commission, 1930-1938

Physical description: 655 file(s)

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