children in coal mines

Coal mining

What life was like for children who worked in the mines during the Industrial RevolutionChildren Working In the Coal Mine Breaker Rooms in early 's Somewhat typical of conditions under which youngsters worked in coal mines were those in the breaker room of the Hickory Colliery near St Clair, Pennsylvania, described in a ,Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground , and children were often employed underground in dangerous conditions.

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Children in Mines

In the early years of the 20 th century, children as young as eight years old worked in the coal min The work was hard and the "little ,BBC Primary History - Children of Victorian Britain - Chilren in coal minesCoal Mines in the s Coalmines in this period were cramped, poorly ventilated and highly dangerous There was little attention paid to health and safety and children were injured or killed by explosions, roof falls or being run over by carts.

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