Glamorgan Archives: From the Collieries to Cardiff Docks


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Discover more about coal; where did it come from? How was it used? Where did it go? Learn how Welsh coal powered the world and explore how it was exported via Cardiff Docks.

This resource was created by the Glamorgan Archives using sources including maps, photographs, census returns, trade directories, shipping records and much more. The teachers’ notes were written for Key Stage 2, however the resource contains fascinating source material and ideas that could be adapted for KS3 and KS4 learners.


Key Stage 2, 3 & 4

History, Literacy Skills


Learning Activity Pack

This resource provides learning activities for your students. It is one of a series of 6 resources from the Glamorgan archives for KS2, 3 & 4.

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Glo_Dociau_Nodiadau_Athro.pdf (Opens in a new window) Coal_Docks_Teacher_Notes.pdf (Opens in a new window) Glo_Dociau_Delweddau.pdf (Opens in a new window) Coal_Docks_Images.pdf (Opens in a new window)


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