Harry Bellamy in Coal mine, Caerphilly - 1905

from Early Memories, pages 3-4:

[Harry Bellamy worked as grocer’s errand boy until he left school in 1905. The Coal Mines (Eight Hours) Act 1908 limited the hours a miner could work to eight hours per day]


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cite as

Harry Bellamy, Early Memories. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 3:9, p. 3-4. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1534408904465 accessed: 24 February, 2024

location of experience: Coal mine, Caerphilly


Harry Bellamy
Baptist preacher, collier boy, Collier storekeeper, grocer's errand boy

Listening to

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unspecified singing performed by Welsh miners

Experience Information

Date/Time 1905
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:41:45 +0100
Approved on Fri, 26 Oct 2018 10:12:55 +0100