Coal Mining Ancestors In The Uk

  • How to Research Coal Mining Ancestors in the UK

    2020-1-29 · The Coalmining History Resource Centre. This important resource originally created by Ian Winstanley will give you a glimpse into the lives of your

  • Family History - National Coal Mining Museum

    The Library team at the National Coal Mining Museum can help you find your coal mining ancestors! Although, the Library does not have employment records, it does have many other sources of information which can help with your search from published material to online material including Ancestry and FindmyPast. We can also provide you with ...

  • Pen and Sword Books: Tracing Your Coalmining Ancestors ...

    About Brian Elliott. Brian Elliott is a well-known local historian and editor who has written widely about the British coalmining history. Among his recent books on

  • Grim Times for an 18th Century Coal Mining Family ...

    2016-10-16 · The “UK Coal Mining Accidents and Death Index 1700-1950” doesn’t offer a solution either. This was on the now obsolete “Coal Mining History and Resource Centre” website, which I wrote about in my previous post. As indicated in that post, the index is now available on Ancestry.co.uk – but this accident is not recorded.

  • Coal Mining History: England/Wales | History Forum

    2014-3-30 · Coal mining England and Wales. History of. Industrial revolution. General Strikes 1842, 1926 and the strikes of the 1960s/1970s and 1980s. Trade Unions. Child labour. Land enclosure by Landowners due to discovery of coal on their land. Evictions of

  • How to find coal-miners in your family history - Who Do ...

    3. Healey Hero (previously The Coal Mining History Resource Centre) For many years Ian Winstanley’s Coal Mining History Resource Centre was the go-to

  • Somersetshire Miners Association - Trade Union Ancestors

    2016-2-13 · Coal mining was carried on continuously for more than 200 years in the Radstock area of Somerset until the pits were deemed uneconomic in the early 1970s. The Somersetshire Miners Association was formed in 1872, and

  • Re: Lancashire coal mining ancestors

    Subject: Re: [LancsGen] Lancashire coal mining ancestors Local newspapers often mention 'crowd-funding'-style schemes among the workforce and townspeople. I'd be staggered if a pit-owner did anything voluntarily other than chipping in to the common hat.

  • Women: Of British Coal Mining | Nottinghamshire Mining ...

    2021-3-4 · Chris Wrigley’s journal on Women in British Coal Mining provides us with great illustrations of women workers and the tasks they would carry out. For today’s blog, we thought we would share some with you. One of the most striking findings, through Wrigley’s research, is how historians have long since been divided over whether the use of female labour was

  • Family History - National Coal Mining Museum

    The Library team at the National Coal Mining Museum can help you find your coal mining ancestors! Although, the Library does not have employment records, it does have many other sources of information which can help with your search from published material to online material including Ancestry and FindmyPast. We can also provide you with ...

  • Coal Mining Records For Family Historians

    2019-3-14 · Coal Mining Records For Family Historians RECORDS FOR FAMILY HISTORIANS WITH ANCESTORS EMPLOYED IN THE COALMINING INDUSTRY Many of our users are interested in discovering information about ancestors who ... Engineers in Newcastle upon Tyne (mininginstitute.org.uk).

  • UK, Coal Mining Accidents and Deaths Index, 1878-1935

    2022-1-12 · About UK, Coal Mining Accidents and Deaths Index, 1878-1935 Note: All data in this third-party database was obtained from the source’s website. Ancestry does not support or make corrections or changes to the original database.

  • Coal Mining in the British Isles - Northern Mine Research ...

    Coal Bearing Rocks in the British Isles. As the name suggests, most coal came from rocks historically known at the Coal Measures, but now called Westphalian. Coal was also formed in other geological periods, and our ancestors took

  • Grim Times for an 18th Century Coal Mining Family ...

    2016-10-16 · The “UK Coal Mining Accidents and Death Index 1700-1950” doesn’t offer a solution either. This was on the now obsolete “Coal Mining History and Resource Centre” website, which I wrote about in my previous post. As indicated in that post, the index is now available on Ancestry.co.uk – but this accident is not recorded.

  • Coal Mining History: England/Wales | History Forum

    2014-3-30 · Coal mining England and Wales. History of. Industrial revolution. General Strikes 1842, 1926 and the strikes of the 1960s/1970s and 1980s. Trade Unions. Child labour. Land enclosure by Landowners due to discovery of coal on their land. Evictions of

  • Mines and mining - The National Archives

    Coal Authority 1994 to date. 4. Records before 1850. Many mines and quarries were on land owned by the Crown, the Duchy of Lancaster or the Duchy of Cornwall. The National Archives holds records of these as well as some privately owned mines and quarries. Search our catalogue using keywords such as ‘mine’ and/or ‘mining’.

  • Re: Lancashire coal mining ancestors

    Subject: Re: [LancsGen] Lancashire coal mining ancestors Local newspapers often mention 'crowd-funding'-style schemes among the workforce and townspeople. I'd be staggered if a pit-owner did anything voluntarily other than chipping in to the common hat.

  • My mining ancestors -Normanton area (Yorkshire (West ...

    2006-3-14 · Re: My mining ancestors -Normanton area « Reply #3 on: Wednesday 28 January 15 17:43 GMT (UK) » Your list includes my grandfather Thomas Wall (who was indeed a coal miner living in Normanton).

  • *COMPLETED* Pit Sinker? Coal Mining. (Occupation

    2022-1-12 · Coal Mining. A sinker was highly skilled man who 'sank' (i.e. dug) the shafts for coal mines. Skilled sinkers were in great demand and moved from colliery to colliery to dig shafts. One of my ancestors was a sinker and moved around all over the north of England and Scotland.

  • Coal Mining Ancestors – How They Lived and Worked |

    2017-7-3 · In the UK, national output of coal rose from about 10 million tons in 1800 to 225 million tons in 1900. By the time of the 1911 census there were about 3,000 mines employing 1.1 million men, women and boys. But what was the typical life and working day of a miner like? Many people have mining ancestors and want to understand their plight.

  • Durham Mining Museum - Friends of Durham Mining

    Both the GENUKI web site and the local Family History Societies can be of assistance in finding your ancestors using Parish Records and Monumental Descriptions. One further source is the Coal Mining History Resource Centre run by Ian Winstanley. Ian has been extracting the names of fatalities from the Mines Inspectors Reports and other sources ...

  • Grim Times for an 18th Century Coal Mining Family ...

    2016-10-16 · The “UK Coal Mining Accidents and Death Index 1700-1950” doesn’t offer a solution either. This was on the now obsolete “Coal Mining History and Resource Centre” website, which I wrote about in my previous post. As indicated in that post, the index is now available on Ancestry.co.uk – but this accident is not recorded.

  • Somersetshire Miners Association - Trade Union Ancestors

    2016-2-13 · Coal mining was carried on continuously for more than 200 years in the Radstock area of Somerset until the pits were deemed uneconomic in the early 1970s. The Somersetshire Miners Association was formed in 1872, and

  • Coal Mining History: England/Wales | History Forum

    2014-3-30 · Coal mining England and Wales. History of. Industrial revolution. General Strikes 1842, 1926 and the strikes of the 1960s/1970s and 1980s. Trade Unions. Child labour. Land enclosure by Landowners due to discovery of coal on their land. Evictions of

  • North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical ...

    2021-9-8 · A glossary of terms used in the coal trade of Northumberland and Durham, 3rd ed. 1888 Gresley, W.S. A glossary of terms used in coal mining. 1883. Nicholson, W.E. A glossary of terms used in the coal trade of Northumberland and Durham. 1888. Some glossaries have illustrations. NEIMME archives

  • Women: Of British Coal Mining | Nottinghamshire Mining ...

    2021-3-4 · Chris Wrigley’s journal on Women in British Coal Mining provides us with great illustrations of women workers and the tasks they would carry out. For today’s blog, we thought we would share some with you. One of the most striking findings, through Wrigley’s research, is how historians have long since been divided over whether the use of female labour was

  • Library - National Coal Mining Museum

    De Re Metallica is the oldest artefact on site at the National Coal Mining Museum for England. Written more than 450 years ago, the book describes working methods and processes in metal mining and was the first of its kind to use a scientific approach. The author was known as Georgius Agricola, a Latin version of his own name, Georg Bauer.

  • Coal Mines - ezinearticles

    Coal Mines. The deepest Coal Mine in the world is over 5000 feet below the ground in the UK. Many in the United States are over 1200 feet deep, most of those are closed and now few are remaining. There is a mine in Alabama, which is the deepest vertical shaft coalmine in North America, with operations at 2,140 feet beneath the surface.

  • Joe Biden misspoke about his coal-mining ancestor.

    2021-5-20 · If Joe Biden tells you his great-grandfather was a coal miner, should you believe him? According to a Washington Post fact-check of the president’s recent remarks in Dearborn, Michigan, you should probably stop and pause.. Investigating claims that Biden was lying about his family’s coal mining history, the Post found that “there is little doubt Biden’s great