Coal Mining - Accidents / Disasters circa 1850, West Brom

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Coal Mining - Accidents / Disasters circa 1850, West Brom

Postby nocky1972 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 9:20 am

Hi All,
does anyone have any information on Coal mining in the West Bromwich area circa 1850. My Gt Gt Gt Grandfather Thomas Nock was a miner in 1851 and died some time between 1851 and 1861.. I know that this profession was extremely dangerous at this time; is there any documentation (newspaper archives etc) out there that would mention mining disasters/obituaries that may possibly mention him. I understand its a common name for that era and I have tried but failed to find his death certificate.

I hope to hear something soon

Kind Regards
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Re: Coal Mining - Accidents / Disasters circa 1850, West Bro

Postby FarSide » Tue Aug 03, 2010 9:38 am

http://newspapers.bl.uk/blcs/
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Re: Coal Mining - Accidents / Disasters circa 1850, West Bro

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