Ceri Thomson

Contact Details

Ceri Thompson
Industry
Big Pit National Coal Museum

Blaenafon, Torfaen
NP4 9XP

Phone: +44 (0)29 2057 3660

Staff Name

Ceri Thompson

Job Title

Curator (Coal)

Areas of Responsibility:

Coal mining collections

Qualifications, memberships and relevant positions

G1 Mining Engineering, BA in Welsh History/Welsh Studies.

Research Interests

Women workers in the Welsh coal industry; Eastern European workers in the Welsh coal industry; Cambrian Colliery explosion (1965); medals and presentation items awarded for the Tynewydd Colliery inundation (1877); support groups during the 1984/85 Miners’ Strike.

Selected Publications

Thompson, C. 2015. GLO: Cambrian Voices . National Museum Wales.

Thompson, C. 2014. From the Cradle to the Coalmine: The story of children in Welsh Mines. University of Wales Press.

Thompson, C. 2013. GLO: Big Pit. National Museum Wales.

Thompson, C. 2012. GLO: A Cog in the Wheel. National Museum Wales.

Thompson, C. 2011. GLO: North Wales – The forgotten coalfield? National Museum Wales.

Thompson, C. 2010. GLO: Mineworkers. National Museum Wales.

Salway, G, Thompson, C. 2010. The Pithead Baths Story. National Museum Wales.

Thompson, C. 2009. GLO: Strike. National Museum Wales.

Thompson, C. 2008. GLO: All Poles? National Museum Wales.

Thompson, C. 2008. Harnessed: Welsh Colliery Horses. National Museum Wales.

Thompson, C. 2007. GLO: NC Bloody B. National Museum Wales.

Thompson, C. 2005. GLO: Bevin Boys . National Museum Wales.

Ford, S., Thompson, C. & Walker, P. 2005. Big Pit: A Guide. National Museum Wales.