Surface Workers

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Surface Workers
Surface Workers
Year: 1890
Views: 10,311
Item #: 975
Surface workers pose for a photo at a Wigan Colliery, c1890.
Source: Personal Collection of John Cadman, Wigan

Comment by: jacqueline on 20th April 2017 at 16:34

could the houses be on careless lane of Ince bar Manchester road. There is still three houses left there that could be them. I not sure if I am right

Comment by: Thomas (Tom)Walsh on 17th May 2012 at 17:37

The lady must have known the photographer was coming ,look how clean her apron is!.

Comment by: cs on 25th February 2008 at 18:57

good pic john is that little lane at the back looks like the the row of houses near the football pitch