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5%OFFBryan Fraser - The West Riding Miners and Sir William Garforth - 9780752449913 - V9780752449913
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The West Riding Miners and Sir William Garforth

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Description for The West Riding Miners and Sir William Garforth Paperback. The story of Sir William Garforth who saved, and continues to save, many thousands of lives in the mining industry Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 166 x 8. Weight in Grams: 296.

In 1909 over one million men and their families rejoiced. A solution - breathing apparatus - had been found by W.E. Garforth which would stop thousands of men and boys being killed by underground explosions annually. However, it was to be many years before he persuaded the mine management to introduce it. This book tells the story behind the determination of William Garforth and his family, not only to introduce that solution, but also to improve the working and social environment of the British working classes. Bryan Fraser is one of the last generation of miners. Here he tells the ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
Number of Pages
128
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780752449913
SKU
V9780752449913
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-50

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