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Children and women working in the pits

Christine Amsden a friend from the Upper Dales Family History Group has some excellent data on the numbers and ages of children and women working in the lead mines in the Yorkshire Dales.    This wonderful photo is from http://www.mylearning.org/lead-mining-in-the-yorkshire-dales/images/1-548/ and shows … Continue reading

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