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Offline alveleyhistorian

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Highley Mining Company - accident January 1953
« on: Monday 15 March 10 17:33 GMT (UK) »
Hi there,
Just a quick note wondering if anyone can help with any info concerning a fatal accident at the Alveley Colliery (Highley mining Company) - several people were hurt and a local man named Victor Bow died after being crushed by a cage
Any help much appreciated

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Re: Highley Mining Company - accident January 1952
« Reply #1 on: Monday 15 March 10 17:42 GMT (UK) »
He is not listed on the UK Mining Deaths.

You could read this:

http://www.discovershropshire.org.uk/html/search/verb/GetRecord/theme:20070204204459

Update: Found him here: http://www.highley.org.uk/page31.html
ABELL-Hfds & Glouc. AWFORD-Glouc, Hfds & Worcs. DANTER-Glouc,Hfds & Worcs. DAUNTER-Hfds, Glouc & Worcs. BAYLISS-Worcs & Glouc. BILLINGHAM-Hfds. JENKINS-Glam, & Hfds. PIPER-Suffolk, Glam & Hfds. CULLUM-Hfds, Suffolk & Mom.
Census information is Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives

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Re: Highley Mining Company - accident January 1952
« Reply #2 on: Monday 15 March 10 18:56 GMT (UK) »
hi there,
many thanks for your help.
I am painstakingly going through my book on the history of Highley Mining Co...but can't find an accident listed for 1952 - back to the drawing board !

stop press....it was 1953.. any help much appreciated