Ar­chiv­ist ’s top tips

Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine - - AROUND BRITAIN -

Tyne & Wear Ar­chiv­ist Alan Hay­ward ex­plains that although they have ma­te­rial re­lat­ing to coalmin­ing, much of it does not record in­di­vid­ual min­ers. The best source for in­di­vid­u­als comes from the Northum­ber­land and Durham Min­ers Per­ma­nent Re­lief Fund Friendly So­ci­ety, es­tab­lished in 1862 fol­low­ing the Hart­ley Pit Dis­as­ter.

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