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January 2017

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Ian Benson - Peckfield Colliery Disaster, Yorkshire, 30 April 1896

Sean Brady - 2 images from inside the engine room taken when Thomas Feast Farby was 74 after 46 years in the job

Jim Henry - More Mining Memorials in Scotland - Kilsyth, Auchengeich, Condorrat, Barwood and Dumbreck

Malcolm Hill - Post Card Grassmoor Colliery

Malcolm Hill - Question on age and wages of young miners circa 1900 in Pye Hill and Jacksdale

Jim Garner - Missing Name, William (Billy) Jepson, Age 26, Cossall, Nottinghamshire, Late 1930s

Dave Budworth - Just a Suggestion, Could You Include Grid References For Old Pit Shafts

Historical and Heritage Societies

Irvin Saxton - BLOOD ON THE COAL - Deaths at Featherstone's mines 1864 - 1914

Lynne Smith - My Father, John William Northend, Died at Morton Pit Derbyshire

Jim Henry - More Mining Memorials in Scotland

Emma Lenz - Oxford English Dictionary query - benk/bink

Irvin Irvin Saxton - Briggs Snydale Colliery, Yorkshire, including Fatalities

Irvin Saxton - Featherstone Main, Yorkshire, including Fatalities

Irvin Saxton - Ackton Hall, Yorkshire, including Fatalities

Alun Evans - I would like to get in touch with John Bradfield, he used to be a permanent member of the Dinas Rescue Team but emigrated to Australia in 1957

Laura Quick - Looking for some images of Cotgrave Colliery

Sean Brady - Thomas Feast Farby Saved the Lives of Eight Men at Sutton Colliery, 1899

Hannah Parr - More information please about 9 year old Edmund Varley, killed at Watnall No3 Pit 1833.

Vicki Thomas - Edwin Douglas Tilley, Miner 1902, Thorpe Hesley, near Rotherham, South Yorkshire

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