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Coal Mining and the Victorians
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1842 Commissioners' Report: Average Wages and Food Consumption of Mining Families

A table showing average wages and food consumption of mining families in Flockton. Taken from the Report of the 1842 Royal Commission into Children's Employment (Mines).  You can download a PDF of this table, including questions relating to its contents, from the Worksheets section.

 

Image: © National Coal Mining Museum for England.