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Public Lecture: '"Even a Day out means that Someone Must Go Short": Welfare for Disabled People in the British Coalfields, 1880-1940'

Wed 12th August 2015

Glamorgan Archives, Cardiff

 

Mike Mantin will be giving a public lecture at the Glamorgan Archives on welfare and compensation for disabled miners. 

 

Dr Mike Mantin from the Disability and Industrial Society project at Swansea University (www.dis-ind-soc.org.uk) discusses the support available for disabled workers in the coalfield during the late-19th and early-20th centuries.

Documents relating to the subject drawn from the Collection at Glamorgan Archives will be available to view following the talk.

This event is part of the De Montfort project, an outreach programme run by the Parliamentary Archives, which celebrates the 750th anniversary of the meeting of Simon de Montfort’s Parliament. For further information visitwww.parliament.uk/demontfortproject

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Bydd Dr Mike Mantin o brosiect Anabledd a Chymdeithas Ddiwydiannol Prifysgol Abertawe (www.dis-ind-soc.org.uk) yn trafod y cefnogaeth oedd ar gael i weithwyr anabl ar ddiwedd yr 19eg ganrif a ddechrau'r 20fed ganrif.

Bydd dogfennau yn ymwneud a'r pwnc o Gasgliad Archifau Morgannwg ar gael i'w weld wedi'r sgwrs.

Mae'r digwyddiad yma yn rhan o'r prosiect De Montfort, rhaglen allgymorth yr Archifau Seneddol sy'n dathlu 750 mlynedd ers cyfarfod Senedd Simon de Montfort. Am wybodaeth pellach gwelwchwww.parliament.uk/demontfortproject

Bydd y sgwrs yn cael ei chynnal drwy'r Saesneg.

 

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