Tuesday, 18 November 2008

The (UK) Coal Mining History Resource Centre

Bills itself as the UK's largest and most comprehensive website concerning the history of coal mining - including a name searchable database of over 164,000 recorded accidents and deaths.

The data includes extensive statistics, the youngest person in the database is age 1, the oldest age 95.

There are lists of mining disasters from 1658 to date, extensive reports for the larger incidents, maps, a scrapbook, poems and more.

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