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Interview of Jones, WilliamRosser
Date: 1973   Location: SWCC : AUD/180
Recorded memoirs of William RosserJones, Maerdy. Includes his family background; size of seams in Maerdy No 1Colliery, and the working of those seams; experiences of the first day workingin the pit; contracting systems; conscription during World War I; role of theco-operative shops; pack men sellers; credit systems in existence; pay day forcollier boys; food taken to work; lighting underground; dirty drams; use ofallotments, and keeping pigeons; and pennyreadings





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