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Life at the edge

Miners at Home


Children in the Mines

Click to see a larger version of this imagetwo young boy miners

In the 18th and 19th centuries children were employed above and below ground.

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Comment left by jim on 2009-10-12 15:31:02

His website has enlightened me. I now look at everything in a new light. I have inhaled coal dust.

Comment left by niamh on 2009-11-02 15:08:02

good information


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Comment left by Oscar on 2011-10-12 22:28:45

Thanks!, Really helped with my essay


Comment left by nicola rayner on 2013-03-06 19:15:26

thank you very much help my son with his home work.


Comment left by Cassie on 2014-05-06 18:54:31

Went along with the school today, I've lived down here for most of my life but I'd never been to Geevor before. It was so interesting, such great guides, kids and adults were totally fascinated ALL day. Thanks so much to all who are involved, I'll be taking the rest of the family down ASAP.


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