The Fed: A History of the South Wales Miners in the Twentieth Century

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The Fed: A History of the South Wales Miners in the Twentieth Century

By Hywel Francis and David (Dai) Smith

First Edition 1980

English Language Hardback, Inscribed on inside fly "Strike 1984 - 1985, To Alan French, fraternal greetings, Tony Davies, Blaenserchan, Lodge Chairman" 

(Blaenserchan Colliery near Abersychan, Pontypool, Wales, was opened in 1893. At one time there were 30 mines or levels in Torfaen. Blaenserchan Colliery closed  on 28th August 1985)

The core of this book is the history of the South Wales Miners' Federation, The Fed is the period from the General Strike in 1926 to the nationalization of the mines in 1947.