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Interview of Matthews, P J
Date: 1973   Location: SWCC : AUD/300
Recorded memoirs of P J Matthews, Pontypool. Includes his family background; working experiences in the pit as a boy; an industrial accident in which the horses were injured; the effect of the 1904 Religous Revival on PJM; working conditions in Penygraig; reasons for explosions in different collieries; choirs in the community; the scab union in Bedwas during 1920-30's, including attacks on the blacklegs train, and its impact on the community; PJM's accident underground; and his children





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