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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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Community Spirit

 

Geevor the great provider

Click to see a larger version of this imagependeen swimming pool with a group of children

In modern times Geevor occasionally supplied materials and labour to fix local buildings such as the church and was involved in community events such as carnivals.


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Religion

Click to see a larger version of this imagePendeen church 1912

A network of small chapels provided the focal point for people’s spiritual life.


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The Mine Club

Click to see a larger version of this imagetug of war team

The Social Club was the social centre of the mine where miners could retreat for a pint after their shift.


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Comment left by Tee - Yaa on 2009-11-10 17:48:08

good website not very educaational i think there should be more about the history of the mine

Comment left by Sam Scantlebury on 2010-06-27 18:13:58

Fantastic website, more archival info and photos' please.

 

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