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Interview of Rosser, I (Mr and Mrs)
Date: 1974   Location: SWCC : AUD/233
Recorded memoirs of Mr and Mrs I Rosser and M M Morgan, Penywern. Includes family backgrounds; the local Spanish community; first days working underground; miners habit to visit the pub after each shift; the danger of working in collieries in the past, compared to modern collieries; working methods of the colliery; animals underground; transporting methods of injured workers; conditions at Taff-Merthyr Colliery; impact of scab-unionism; women working underground and on the surface; attitude to blacklegs in Penywern; persecution of stay-in Federation miners; womens housework, including cleaning and cooking, and also work as domestic servants

 

 

 

 

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