Shropshire and Staffordshire A List of Fatal Accidents in Shropshire Mines from 1850 to 1979 -Account 24 SCMC

A List of Fatal Accidents in Shropshire Mines from 1850 to 1979 -Account 24 SCMC

A List of Fatal Accidents in Shropshire Mines from 1850 to 1979 -Account 24 SCMC
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Dr Ivor J.Brown, A4, card covers, 86 pages, 45 b/w
photographs, illustrations & maps

A List of Fatal Accidents in Shropshire Mines from 1850 to 1979 with some details of the major incidents.
A collection of details of fatalities in Shropshire coal, ironstone and metal mines taken from many sources including inspectors? and coroners? reports, newspaper and personal accounts from contemporary sources. In all about 800 cases are listed with some details of the victim, age, occupation, type of incident and name of mine. Accidents involving multiple deaths are dealt with more fully with contemporary illustrations, descriptions and ballads, as produced to raise money for the victim?s families. This publication has become a bestseller among genealogical groups
This volume has been produced by the Shropshire Caving and Mining Club and is very well produced volume. Ivors Knowledge of Shropshire mining where he worked as man and boy is well known his text has been edited and added too by Kelvin Lake who has provided quality drawings and plans.

This is a highly informative volume and is being well sought by both Mining Historians and Family History researchers anyone with an interest in Shropshire Mining should obtain this volume.


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