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Links: Mining in Wales
« on: Saturday 17 May 03 12:27 BST (UK) »
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Re: Links: Mining in Wales
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 17 November 04 11:04 GMT (UK) »
This is an excellent website about mining in Wales.

It has a list of disaters, with the names of the victims, often their address and relationships to other pieople who were killed.

http://www.welshcoalmines.co.uk/index.html
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Re: Links: Mining in Wales
« Reply #2 on: Friday 24 March 06 23:13 GMT (UK) »
Very interesting site. Read the poems :'(
Lewis/Morgan - Carmarthenshire
Jones - Denbighshire
McCormack/McLoughlin - Liverpool
McKenzie - Liverpool/Lanarkshire/ Aus/USA/NZ
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Re: Links: Mining in Wales
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 12 January 10 07:15 GMT (UK) »
For the Rhondda Valley this site's worth a look
http://www.rhonddaheritagepark.com
Most roots researched back to the early/mid 1800s:
Mitchelstown, Co.Cork: CORBETT (pre1935), SWEENEY  (pre1935), CUSACK? (pre1894), KEYS? (pre1894)
Mallow, Co.Cork: BROWNE (1895-1935)
Caher, Co.Tipp: BROWNE (pre1895), PURTELL(pre1895)
Cashel, Co.Tipp: FANNING (pre1886)
Llanelly, Carms: GRIFFITHS (pre1934), REYNOLDS (pre1901), WILLIAMS (pre1934)
Ton Pentre, Glams: LEWIS (pre1901)