Children of the pits

Child labour and child fatality in the coalmines of Whitehaven and district
  • 62 Pages
  • 2.51 MB
  • English
Friends of Whitehaven Museum , [Whitehaven]
Coal miners -- England -- History -- 19th century., Child labor -- England -- History -- 18th cen
Statementby Ray Devlin.
LC ClassificationsHD8039.M62G7
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21726387M

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Vera B. Williams was the recipient of the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award; she was awarded the NSK Cited by: 6. [USED] Voices From the Dark - Women and Children in Yorkshire Coal Mines [USED] Children of the Pits; The Pit Brow Women of The Wigan Coalfield [USED] Children's Employment Commission [USED] Children Working Underground.

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In our lessons today, we are reminded that we carry our own crosses in procession behind Jesus who carried his cross to redeem us from sin. In the mines, children usually started by minding the trap doors, picking out coals at the pit mouth, or by carrying picks for the miners.

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