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Warwickshire Miners' Convalescent Home
The Miners’ Welfare Fund was introduced under the provisions of the Mining Industry Act 1920. The fund was raised from a levy of 1d per ton of coal produced, increasing ...
Commemorating Joseph Arch
On Sunday 10th February 2019 commemorations were held for the hundredth anniversary of the death of trade unionist and MP, Joseph Arch. Coming from a family of agricultural labourers, he ...
A brief history of Warwickshire Miners' Association: Part Two
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) was formed in 1944, replacing the Miners Federation of Great Britain. At the request of the Midlands Area of the NUM, Warwickshire Miners’ Association ...
A Brief History of Warwickshire Miners' Association: Part One
The first Warwickshire Miners’ Association was formed in 1872. A Bedworth printer, Mr John Colledge, was elected as the Secretary. The society’s first report was issued in June 1872, which ...
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