Betley - A Coal Mining Village, by David Thompson

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Betley - A Coal Mining Village, by David Thompson

Betley - A Coal Mining Village, by David Thompson

Booklet published by the Betley Local History Society in 2001, 46 pages. A4 size booklet with ring binding (N3855P1)

This booklet provides an excellent social history of the Staffordshire village of Betley, and focuses on it's role as a mining village. Sections include:

  • The organisation of the industry
  • A day in the life of Joe Edwards of Betley - a coal miner for over 50 years
  • Coalminers and associated workers who have lived in the Betley-Wrinehill area
  • The collieries and pits at which the men from Betley and Wrinehill worked
  • An appendix detailing the colliers and coalminers who have lived in Betley-Wrinehill, as well as a list of members of ancillary professions and trades

Includes some black and white maps and photographs

Condition of the booklet is generally excellent. The cover is clean and bright, the ring binding is intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.

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