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Children as young as five were made to work in the mines until 1842, when a law was passed raising the minimum age to ten. Women were also banned from working in the mines that year.

In collection(s): Barnsley Museums - Collections 1-6

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MB ID 2.7
Collection 2
Collection Name Experience Barnsley coal mining

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