Killing Yourself to Keep Yourself - The Writings of a Somerset Miner, Alfie Church of Welton, edited by Tom Randall
Published by the Radstock Museum, 90 pages. Large A4 size softback (N4871)
Alfred Church was born in Welton in Somerset in 1917, and at the age of 17 he started work at Norton Hill Pit. He went on to work local collieries for the next 36 years, and in this book recounts his experiences and memories, providing a fascinating insight into the life of a Somerset miner in decades gone by....
The book is illustrated throughout with several colour and black and white photographs, drawings and maps.
Condition of the book is generally excellent. The cover is clean and tidy, the spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Their is a small museum sticker on the inside front cover, and a small price sticker on the rear side cover