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Profile of mining families.pdf
Profiles of two Swaledale mining families

Life of Miners.pdf
Information on what life was like for a lead miner including living conditions, religion and leisure pursuits.

3  Smelting the Ore.pdf
Information on the smelting techniques used by the mining companies to convert the mined galena ore into the final lead bars ready for sale

The Swaledale Mining Field.pdf
Document explaining how lead ore came to present in the hills of Swaledale

Working Conditions & health.pdf
Information on the typical working conditions for lead miners and the subsequent impact on their health
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