Industry in Wales

The Industrial Revolution in Wales

Resources that use maps and other sources to support teaching the Industrial Revolution in Wales for Key Stage 2, 3 and 4 learners.

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The North Wales slate industry

These resources for KS3 and 4 use original items to provide an overview of the history of the slate industry in North Wales.

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Gresford Disaster

These resources for pupils in KS3 and KS4 use photographs, newspaper articles, maps and official reports to present information about the Gresford Colliery Disaster in 1934.

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Aberfan Disaster

These resources use original items from The National Library of Wales collections to present the history of the Aberfan Disaster.

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Postcards recording the terrible explosion at the Universal pit, Senghennydd

22 postcards by the photographer W. Benton, recording the explosion at the Universal pit, Senghennydd on Tuesday, 14 October 1913 when 439 men and boys were killed.

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