Dangerous jobs in the North East coal mines, 1800-1850
August 26, 2021
In considering the working conditions which prevailed in the North East coal mines, it is essential to bear in mind that many of the worst abuses including the ‘butty system’, irregular wages and the employment of women and pauper apprentices, was not practised here, due in part to the unusually large size of these collieries, and in part to the otherwise much maligned ‘bond’. Click here to download the article and read more.
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