My Ancestor was a Coalminer
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My Ancestor was a Coalminer

.A guide to understanding the life of a coalminer from its early history, through the industrial revolution and privatisation. And to the sources available and the difficulties faced in tracing a mining family.

  • £9.50
  • Weight
    244 g
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By 1850, there were around 3000 coal mines in Britain and by 1900, there were more than a million miners. As a result, many of us will have coal mining ancestors in our family trees. This is an essential tool for anyone wishing to research coalmining ancestors. 

  • Author
    D. Tonks
  • Year