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Postby Markey mark » Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:43 pm

Can anyone tell me if it was it was compulsory to work in the coal mines in the mid 1900s, if you were a school leaver ,and was there other compulsory work , around nation service time , friend told me his dad was force to work in a coal mine for a year , don’t know if he having me on
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Re: compulsory Work

Postby McAz » Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:47 pm

There was the Bevin Boy scheme during WWII where young men were conscripted to work in coal mines. Don't know of anything before that.
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Re: compulsory Work

Postby Markey mark » Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:00 pm

McAz wrote:There was the Bevin Boy scheme during WWII where young men were conscripted to work in coal mines. Don't know of anything before that.



Thank you I look that up
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