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Rutherglen - Scottish Mining Website

Extracted from "The Housing Condition of Miners" Report by the Medical Officer of Health, Dr John T. Wilson, 1910. Rutherglen Parish. There are only two coal mines in this parish, although in former years they were numerous. Owing to the proximity of these mines to Glasgow and Rutherglen, most of the employees reside in these burgh areas.

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Genealogy - Descendants of Morgan Morgan

In 1901, a coal miner (hewer), living at 43 Tallis Street, Cwmparc, with his wife Ann and their children Thomas, Johnny, Ann Jane, Alice, William, Evan, Benjamin, Margaret, Martha, and Rebecca. In 1903, the Art Union (of Cwmparc?) held a raffle to raise money for John (the exact purpose is unclear). In 1911, a coal miner (hewer), living at 55 ...

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| Lakesidetrader

Here's an early, personalized Model 1934 RAD EM Subordinate Hewer (Reichsarbeitsdiens Haumesser für Mannschaften und Unterführer) by Carl Julius Krebs of Solingen. The matte finished blade on this one has spotting I have NOT tried to clean. The crisp, acid etched "Arbeit adelt" motto and "RADJ Ges.

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Coal Hewer - Welsh coal mines

Jun 15, 2016· In 1900, on the demise of his father (killed during sinking operations at the Powell Duffryn pit at Aberbargoed) young Thomas Reed left school at 13 to become the sole breadwinner for his family (mother and six sisters). On the 1901 census, he is described as 14 years and coal hewer. Is this possib

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Durham Mining Museum - Mining Occupations

The hewer is the actual coal-digger. Whether the seam be so thin that he can hardly creep into it on hands and knees, or whether it be thick enough for him to stand upright, he is the responsible workman who loosens the coal from the bed. The hewers are divided into "fore-shift" and "back-shift" men.

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43 Pictures That Show The Dust And Sweat Of Britain's Coal ...

Dec 18, 2015· Miners doff their helmets at Queen Elizabeth II at Rothes Colliery, Fifeshire, where she made her first descent of a coal mine. She spent half an hour underground. 19. 1964.

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1901 CENSUS OF STANLEY

44 HARRIS John Head M 22 Coal miner hewer Stanley HARRIS Elizabeth Wife M 22 Stanley HARRIS Edward Bardill Son 1 Stanley 45 TOMLINSON William Head M 48 Coal miner hewer Shardlow TOMLINSON Mary Ann Wife M 43 Loughboro', LEI TOMLINSON Annie Millicent Dau 12 Smalley TOMLINSON Florrie May Dau 2 Stanley 46 HART Geo Henry Head M 40 Coal miner hewer ...

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Trappers, Hurriers, and Hewers: Working in a Coal Mine ...

Mar 12, 2015· Being strong was an advantage for handling the work of a coal miner; it is also possible that working in a coal mine could have stunted his growth. As the demand for coal increased, the mines went deeper and deeper, reaching up to two kilometers below the surface. The deeper they went, the more dangerous they became.

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The Big Hewer - Part 1 of 4 - YouTube

Jul 13, 2012· This is a documentary film by Philip Donnellan based on a 1960s Radio Ballad called `The Big Hewer' by Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger and Charles Parker. British coalminers have many stories of a ...

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hewer - Translation in LEO's English ⇔ German Dictionary

hewer - of wood dated der Holzhauer pl.: die Holzhauer regional hewer [TECH.] der Kohlenhäuer pl.: die Kohlenhäuer chiefly (Austria) hewer - a coal miner who performs the duties involved in drilling underground openings into which explosives are charged and set off, to extract coal, slate, and rock - loosely also called "miner" [TECH.

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Coal Miner Hewer Wages (The Common Room) - RootsChat.Com

Re: Coal Miner Hewer Wages « Reply #3 on: Friday 19 June 15 16:28 BST (UK) » I've been told that wages did vary a lot at that time, from place to place - and that Wales was an area that paid less than Cumberland (modern Cumbria) at the time.

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Genealogy - Descendants of William Nicholas

In 1911, a coal miner (hewer), living with his brother David. [ref. 1f,1g,1h] Jane NICHOLAS, b. ca. 1864 at Llanychlwydog. In 1871, a scholar, living with her parents. [ref. 1d] Perhaps related: John NICHOLAS occupied a plot of land in Llangolman parish (proprietor John …

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Mines and mining - The National Archives

The Miners' Welfare Fund was extablished in 1920 and was administered successively by the Miners' Welfare Commission, the Miners' Welfare Committee and the Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation. Search our catalogue, particularly within files from the Ministry of Power (POWE) and the Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation (BX ...

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Miner - Wikipedia

Different functions of the individual miner. Many of the roles are specific to a type of mining, such as coal mining. Roles considered to be "miners" in the narrower sense have included: Hewer (also known as "breaker" or "pickman"), whose job was to hew the rock. Collier, a hewer who hews coal with a pick.

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Hewer - Wikipedia

Jun 09, 2014· Hewer. A hewer is a coal face worker who digs coal, loosening the coal with a pick. Hurrier, putter, drawer or waggoner. A hurrier (Yorkshire), putter (Northumberland), waggoner or drawer (Lancashire) was the historic local term for the person who brought empty coal tubs up to the coal face and took loaded tubs to the pit bottom. I. Inbye

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COAL HEWER - Genealogy Chat - Boards - Genes Reunited

Feb 11, 2006· InspectorGreenPen: Report: 11 Feb 2006 05:47: The term Coal Hewer officially appeared for the first time on the 1901 Census. Enumerators were instructed to use it for underground workers involed in the recovery of the coal, to differentiate them from other miners, and to ensure consistency across the returns.

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William Parton BAGNALL & Sarah SYLVESTER

1891 census, Coal Miner aged 33 with wife Maria and 5 children at 24 Reform Row, Nether Hoyland, Elsecar. Ref 3779/folio 39/page 7. 1901 census, Coal Miner Hewer aged 43 with wife Maria and 9 children at 152 Reform Row, Nether Hoyland. Ref 4322/folio 122/page 33.

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(coal) hewer | SpringerLink

(coal) hewer [A coal miner who performs the duties involved in drilling underground openings into which explosives are charged and set off to extract coal, slate, and rock], faceworker, (coal) digger, (coal) getter, faceman [Loosely also called "miner"] (⚒) (Kohlen)Hauer m, Abkohler, (Kohlen)Häuer

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CLARK J. – The Gaunless Valley in World War 1

In 1901, the family were still at Cockfield and John was a coal miner (hewer). By 1911, the family lived at Mayfield Terrace, Cockfield. John worked as a coal miner (hewer), 26 year old William was a coal miner, 20 year old Joseph and 16 year old Cornelius worked as coal miners (putters). In 1918, Joseph married Ada Barker. In 1911, 13 year old ...

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What is a coal hewer ? - Forest of Dean FHT Forum

Mar 18, 2009· one who cuts Coal <- aka Coal Miner> The hewer is the actual coal-digger. Whether the seam be so thin that he can hardly creep into it on hands and knees, or whether it be thick enough for him to stand upright, he is the responsible workman who loosens the coal from the bed.

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Hewer - Message Boards Search

Search Results for "Hewer" - 873 Messages per page : Re: Penkethman around Leigh Posted on: 12 Jun 2007, by Susan Burton. Localities > United Kingdom and Ireland > England > Lancashire > General. Are you sure Martha was born as early as 1871? Could this be Martha? Birth Martha PENKETHMAN Year 1880 Qtr Dec Dist: Leigh Vol 8c pg 256 1881 census ...

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Coal Hewer - Welsh coal mines

Jun 15, 2016· Coal Hewer. In 1900, on the demise of his father (killed during sinking operations at the Powell Duffryn pit at Aberbargoed) young Thomas Reed left school at 13 to become the sole breadwinner for his family (mother and six sisters). On the 1901 census, he is described as 14 years and coal hewer.

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What is a coal hewer ? - Forum

Mar 18, 2009· one who cuts Coal <- aka Coal Miner> The hewer is the actual coal-digger. Whether the seam be so thin that he can hardly creep into it on hands and knees, or whether it be thick enough for him to stand upright, he is the responsible workman who loosens the coal from the bed.

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Coal hewer (Occupation Interests) Page 1 RootsChat.Com

Apr 19, 2006· The Hewer Was expected to work the coal at the board of 3 yards length, with a pillar of coal 4 yards between each hewer. This was called the "winning" and to be paid 10d to 12d for each score of corves and not by the day or shift work. Barrow Men (Coal Putters)

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Hewer — Wikipedia Republished // WIKI 2

A hewer at the coalface, 1957. A hewer (German: Hauer or Häuer) is a miner who loosens rock and minerals in a mine. In medieval mining in Europe a Hauer was the name given to a miner who had passed his test (Hauerprüfung) as a hewer.

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coal hewer - mine_en_ch.enacademic.com

hewer — noun dated a person who hews something, especially a miner who cuts coal from a seam. Phrases hewers of wood and drawers of water menial drudges. [with biblical allusion to Josh. 9:21.] … English new terms dictionary

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Coal Miner/Hewer/Collier - british-genealogy.com

Apr 28, 2008· 16,585. Collier and coal miner are basically synonymous although collier might be taken to suggest a coal face worker in particular. A hewer specifically hews ie cuts coal. 28-04-2008, 1:58 PM #3. Peter_uk_can. Guest. I was born and brought up in the heart of the Yorkshire coal fields and worked in the industry for a few years. During the years ...

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Jobs in 19th Century Mines

The Hewer The hewer's job was to mine the coal from the coal seam. He would use hand tools such as a sharp pick. The hewer would have to work in an area no taller than the height of the coal seam, which could be less than 60 cm. The hewer would work with a single candle to enable him to see what he was doing. The Getter

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What is a coal chewer as stated on census forms? | Yahoo ...

Aug 01, 2006· Almost certainly "Hewer" as in to hew, cut or chop something up (

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John BAGNALL & Maria WILSON

1891 census, Coal Miner aged 33 with wife Maria and 5 children at 24 Reform Row, Nether Hoyland, Elsecar. Ref 3779/folio 39/page 7. 1901 census, Coal Miner Hewer aged 43 with wife Maria and 9 children at 152 Reform Row, Nether Hoyland. Ref 4322/folio 122/page 33.

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How to Research Coal Mining Ancestors in the UK

Jan 29, 2020· The Coalmining History Resource Centre. This important resource originally created by Ian Winstanley will give you a glimpse into the lives of your coal mining ancestors through photographs of major collieries, a collection of mining poems, mining maps, and 1842 Royal Commission Reports on the social and working conditions of those involved in the coal mining industry, from coal owners and ...