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Coal Mining and the Victorians
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A Table from the 1842 Commissioners' Report Showing 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.

 

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