The Coalminers of Durham

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For as long as anyone can remember, coal has been the lifeblood of the communities of County Durham. In its heyday, in 1913, the region boasted 304 pits employing 165,246 people. Coalmining in Durham was recorded as early as the 12th century and medieval collieries flourished along the Wear Valley. A dramatic increase in coal production following the Industrial Revolution saw the county become one of the country's major sources of fuel, as it remained well into the 20th century. The anonymous individuals, and their families ...

The Coalminers of Durham 2010, History Press (SC)

ISBN-13: 9780752450421

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The Coalminers of Durham 1997, Alan Sutton Publishing

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The Coalminers of Durham 1992, A. Sutton, Gloucestershire

ISBN-13: 9780750900300

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