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Link: Mining in South and West Yorkshire
« on: Friday 20 October 06 15:43 BST (UK) »
Hi - just wondering if anoyone knows of any good resources on the net about mining in south yorkshire...i thought there would be loads but i cant find any

Surname interests:<br />Salter, Fulford, Woodcock, Finney, Tissington, Driscoll, Shea, Maxfield, Collier, Hughes, Williams, Petty, Pearson, Prescott, Baldwin, <br /><br />Area interests:<br />West Riding Yorkshire: Rotherham, Hemsworth, Darfield, Sheffield<br />Worcestershire/Staffordshire: Oldbury, West Bromwich, Halesowen, White Heath<br />Lancashire: Wigan, Aspull, <br />Nottinghamshire: Worksop<br />erbyshire:alfreton, ironville, codnor

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« Reply #1 on: Friday 20 October 06 23:55 BST (UK) »
It may be worthwhile looking at some of these,The comments on each site are my own thoughts so you may not agree with me but have a look anyhow. Even though Sth York's is my home area I include a cross section of links that may interest you or indeed anyone with an interest in coal mining.

Coal Mining & Colliery Histories
a database of mining links
another database of links – bit more descriptive though
a report on girls working in the coalmines
a usefull site with lots of info and stastistics – little human interest
Good museum site. Some stories recorded as audio files
Simple sit but has some usefull leads
Lists some good sites – worthwhile
Women and coalmining
Lots of photo’s of mines

Follow the links to the mining section which includes this and other pages
A personal site worth looking at 
Homepage of the welsh mining institute
a paper written in 1863 – good description of a miners lot
National Archives guide to researching Mines and Mining Records
Details of a specific disaster                                         links updated Sept 2013
Ford, Baines, Dixon, Platts, Peat, Proctor, Rotherforth, Dakin/Daykin, Sales, Beech, Hall, Parkin, Nightingale. ----- Harthill, Waleswood, Woodhouse-mill, Whitwell

South Yorkshire/Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire

Torremocha, Candog, Ramos, Reyes, Rodrigueus
-------Philippines --- Bohol

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Re: mining in south yorkshire
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 13 August 08 09:21 BST (UK) »
Coal Mining Disasters

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« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 18 September 13 11:04 BST (UK) »
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