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Felix Road
Bristol
1830 - 1911

Easton Colliery

A Short Illustrated History of
Easton Pits in Bristol.
Including Miners Working
Conditions and Fatalities

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Easton Pit - a short history
  3. Easton Pit Advertisements 1856 - 1883
  4. Working Conditions in the District
  5. 1860s - Ben Tillett's recollections of Easton Pit
  6. 1883 - Underground Conditions in Easton Pit
  7. 1883 - Surface details of Easton Pit
  8. Wage Rates
  9. Strikes
  10. The Easton Pit Disaster of 1886
  11. Mining Methods and Mining Waste
  12. Two Existing Firms associated with Easton Pit
  13. Sources