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Document Details


Title: Anonymous ex-William Pit Overman
Local code: T005/99
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Haig Colliery Mining Museum
Collection: Haig Colliery Mining Museum Oral History Project
Description: Full Tape Length : 48 Mins. An ex-William Pit Overman recounts surviving two disasters in 1941 and 1947 at William Pit, which killed over 100 men. Living on Newhouses, schooling, games and gambling.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Anonymous ex-William Pit Overman
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: United Kingdom; Europe
Speaker occupation: Miner
Document date: Undated
Locations discussed: Cumbria, England; England; Europe; United Kingdom
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Cumbria (England)--History; Cumbria, England; England; Europe; Gold miners; Gold mines and mining; Local history; Miners; Mines and mineral resources; Oral history; United Kingdom
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0028867-31816