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The Letter-Books of W. Gilbertson & Co. Ltd., Pontardawe, 1890-1929

A record of the day-to-day issues and problems confronting a family of owner-managers in the steel, tinplate and galvanizing industries, these letters also include a commentary on the community of Pontardawe at a time of considerable social change. A joint publication with the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

South Wales Record Society publication no. 16
Edited by Dr P. W. Jackson
Published 2001
ISBN 0 9525961 6 4 (hardback)

Price: £20.00       Members’ price: £15.50

South Wales Evening Post, November 5 2001: ‘A fascinating new book….four decades of letters covering technical developments, home and foreign trade and an increasingly organised labour force … absorbing.’

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