Penarth Dock, South Wales - 150 years - the heritage and legacy  
Penarth Dock, South Wales - the heritage & legacy . . .
Volume One - Into the Victorian Age - A concise history of Penarth Dock and the coal trade . . .
The South Wales ports -  Penarth Dock
Cardiff, Penarth & Barry showing their respective dock locations and access to the Severn Sea and Bristol Channel. From there the Atlantic Ocean, onto the growing British Empire and the rest of the World. [010]
 
The South Wales Coalfield
A map showing the extents of the South Wales coalfield which are indicated in green. The friable steam coal came from the deeper seams in the valleys situated in the east of the coalfield whereas, anthracite coals were more common in the west. The total area of the coalfield is approx. 1,000 square miles and therefore the South Wales coalfield is the largest continuous coalfield in the United Kingdom. [050]
 
'South Wales Coal Field - shewing railways and positions of ports'
Another map indicating the geographical locations of the various types of coal available within the 'South Wales Coal Field - shewing railways and positions of ports' taken from the 'Handbook to Cardiff' prepared for the British Association's Cardiff meeting of 1920. [542]

 

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