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Forum: General topics 25-04-2016, 08:53 PM
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Posted By Vagabond
Ok, more about corves later; in the meantime,...

Ok, more about corves later; in the meantime, this about the miners themselves.

"The pitmen are a distinct race. They live in villages, and they worship in churches of their own, and they seldom...
Forum: General topics 25-04-2016, 03:52 PM
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Posted By Vagabond
More... "On arriving at the bottom of the...

More...

"On arriving at the bottom of the pit, the visitor finds a number of passages striking out in every direction, and only lighted by candles, one of which is carried by each of the pitmen. ...
Forum: General topics 25-04-2016, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Vagabond
Hi janwhin :) That was a link I found on...

Hi janwhin :)

That was a link I found on Google which I thought may be of interest, I confess though I`ve not done any research on this subject.

The following imho gives a fascinating glimpse...
Forum: General topics 24-04-2016, 09:27 PM
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Posted By Vagabond
A very interesting thread! ...

A very interesting thread!

http://www.dmm.org.uk/colliery/e041.htm

:)
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