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Lanarkshire miners

a social history of their trade unions, 1775-1974

by Campbell, Alan

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Published by J. Donald in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal miners -- Labor unions -- Scotland -- Lanarkshire -- History.,
  • Coal miners -- Scotland -- Lanarkshire -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan B. Campbell.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 354 p. :
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13545425M
    ISBN 100859760480

    The miners in crisis and war. A history of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain (from onwards) by: Arnot, Robert Page, The Lanarkshire miners: a social history of their trade unions, / by: Campbell, Alan B. Published: () South Wales miners. The Lanarkshire Miners Alan B. Campbell; , John Donald Publishing, Ltd. Documents in British History - Vol I: Early Times to Brian L. Blakely, Jacquelin Collins; Dept. of History, Texas Tech University. , McGraw-Hill, Inc. Fife: The Mining Kingdom Guthrie Hutton; , Stenlake Publishing.


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The Lanarkshire miners: a social history of their trade unions Hardcover – Import, January 1, by A. Campbell (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1).

from BBC Home > Legacies: UK History Local to You > Strathclyde > Immigration and Emigration. Page 1. There were many different reasons why they left their home on the shores of the Baltic: some were escaping conscription into the Russian army; some were freedom fighters, carrying illegal books in the proscribed Lithuanian language [see article: My Father Was a Smuggler.

Larkhall Miner's leader.: Born in Irelandsettled in Lanarkshire. Became the President of the Miners Federation of Great Britain. Stood as a Socialist candidate for Parliament on several occasions and became MP for Morpeth Died. Where any of these images or words are intended to be published online or in books, please strictly contact me first for permission.

These are Blantyre Project words and will not appear on other sites or books. Thanks. Old Wull – Lanarkshire Miner photo Waddell’s Miners Lamp –. In the census revealed some interesting statistics showing the number of miners in Blantyre.

Split into the four main areas they show that: Auchentibber had miners, which made up % of the male working population. High Blantyre had 1, miners, which made up % of the male working population.

Plans have been submitted for new homes on the site of the former Cleland Miners Welfare Club. The proposals for a residential development, with associated parking and infrastructure, was. These records include wage books, pay books, and output books.

Although many miners lived near the collieries in which they worked, some would travel a considerable distance to reach their workplaces. This can make it difficult to identify the colliery, and therefore the appropriate coal company.

If you are lucky, and your. Lanarkshire was granted a coat of arms by the Lord Lyon on 24 December The arms is: Party per chevron gules and argent, two cinquefoils pierced in chief ermine, and in base a man's heart cinquefoils come from the arms of the Clan Hamilton, and the heart from the arms of the Clan Douglas, the two main local crest is a demi-eagle.

Included in the book is a selection of “pit poems” which were written by local coal miners and published in local newspapers. The talent displayed by these men, is to say the least, impressive. The eloquence of their words is indicative of their high intelligence, as they graphically describe the lives of the Lanarkshire miners through.

Today and yesterday: Hopetoun Colliery, Lanarkshire, with a clean, modern layout; and (right) girl bearers of coal in Scotland a hundred years ago, dragging their loads up ladders in foot shafts Two famous names have appeared on the pay-roll at Quarter Pits, in the Avonbraes area: Keir Hardie was a collier there, and Harry Lauder a pony driver.

Other Lanarkshire resources on this site: There are extensive extracts on Lanarkshire in the Commission reports and Lanarkshire miners book the Mining District shire housing is covered in the Royal Commission Report, the Housing report and the Notes on Miners' Lanarkshire places are covered in the Truck report.

The following. Campbell, Alan B. 'Honourable Men And Degraded Slaves: A Comparative Study Of Trade Unionism In Two Lanarkshire Mining Communities, c. ,' INDEPENDENT COLLIER: THE COAL MINER AS ARCHETYPAL PROLETARIAN RECONSIDERED.

Harrison, Royden (Ed.), Sussex, England: Harvester Press,pp. Re: Lanarkshire Miners from Lithuania «Reply #4 on: Thursday 17 January 13 GMT (UK)» There is a social club for Lithuanians in Mossend in Bellshill.

Catalogue The Lanarkshire miners: a social history of their The Lanarkshire miners: a social history of their trade unions, Campbell, Alan B. Book. English.

All formats and editions (2) Published Edinburgh: Donald, Rate this 1/5 2/5 3/5 4/5 5/5. But from the s onwards the Lanarkshire miners' bargaining position was eroded by the rise of large mining and iron smelting companies, and by a rapid influx of new labour, especially Irish immigrants.

The core of the book is a detailed comparative analysis of the impact of these forces in two mining districts: Coatbridge and Larkhall. Shotts Miners: Conflicts and Struggles, Robert Duncan. Motherwell District Libraries, - Coal miners - 31 pages.

0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Common terms and phrases. Edinburgh: John Donald Publishers Ltd, Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Jacket front flap is price clipped; very little wear overall.

Text is clean. 'In the 19th century, Lanarkshire coalfield fuelled th. The miners in crisis and war. A history of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain (from onwards) by: Arnot, Robert Page, The miners and British politics by: Gregory, Roy.

Published: (). Books; Monday, Novem Blantyre Riots During a new Scottish Miners Federation was formed w members. The group was becoming increasingly militant and was led by William Small, secretary of the Lanarkshire Miners Union, and James Keir Hardie, the secretary of the Ayrshire Miners Union.

The site contains information on miners’ lives and on some of the mining towns and villages in Lanarkshire, Fife and other areas of Scotland – compiled from old reports, gazetteers and newspaper articles. The mining accident section covers the whole of Scotland – for the years toinclusive, these are taken from the Annual.

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The book is a personalised social history of the Lanarkshire coal miner. It tells who he was, where came from and what he stood for and most of all what he stood up against and includes several thousand names of the old time miners and photographs, many of them dating back more than years.

A Lanarkshire-wide coal strike in began with miners employed by William Baird & Co. at Gartsherrie. It would last 15 weeks and was particularly bitter.

Employers brought in ‘scab’ labour as well as the military and police to try and break the strike – miners retaliated by cutting pithead ropes and in one case were reported to have.

The considerable sums, noted in the Minute Books, spent on repairs and rebinding show that the books really were read, and were not merely status symbols. Of the 23 founder members at Leadhills all were miners except for the minister and the schoolmaster.

Members included a number of celebrated men. Celebrated Members of Leadhills Miners Library. The Lanarkshire Miners' County Union, later the Lanarkshire Mineworkers' Union, represented coal miners in the Lanarkshire district of Scotland.

The union was founded in as the Lanarkshire Miners' Federation, bringing together local miners' unions based in Bellshill, Blantyre, Hamilton, Larkhall, andthe local unions merged completely to.

The records include output books, wages books, account books and sales books. Details of coal operations throughout Scotland are given in the coal holdings register (CB16) and related release files (CB17) and plans (RHP 10 ) gathered under the terms of the Coal (Registration of Ownership) Act, Lanarkshire, historic county of south-central Scotland, roughly coinciding with the basin of the River Clyde.

It is bounded to the south by the historic county of Dumfriesshire, to the east by Peeblesshire, Midlothian, and West Lothian, to the north. his book and know the man. JOHN GILLESPIE, F.S.A. (Scot.) Page 4 of JOHN ANDERSON has recorded some of the intimate history of the Lanarkshire coalfields as it is known, perhaps, only to a few of the older miners.

miners of Cambuslang, for having written a large part of this book on “Coal " at my dictation. A local newspaper on the 8th of November, quoted Keir Hardie (miners’ organizer and future Member of Parliament) in a speech to a miners’ meeting: “These men (Lithuanians) I am informed, are growing fat on four shillings a week.

Their chief item of diet is said to be garlic fried in lamp oil.”. But from the s onwards the Lanarkshire miners' bargaining position was eroded by the rise of large mining and iron smelting companies, and by a rapid influx of new labour, especially Irish immigrants. The core of the book is a detailed comparative analysis of the impact of these forces in two mining districts: Coatbridge and s: 1.

The following foreword was taken from, My Life for Labour, an autobiography by Robert Smillie, President of Lanarkshire Miners’ Union UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE.

We had the able assistance of Mr William Small, who, though not a miner was one of the best authorities of the day on mining matters.

Motherwell Miners, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire. 1, likes 2 talking about this 1, were here. Local friendly club with 2 function halls for hire for a small deposit. The small lounge holds. Following the passing of Stuart Christie, I thought i'd post an article extract from his book “My Granny made me an Anarchist”.

It recalls his time in or so coming to words are unedited, sent over by Stuart in for use of Blantyre Project. His brilliant book. The club has a good location just a mile odd the A 73 and a few miles from the M8. The club its self was clean and tidy. Bar prices were average for a club charging £1 for a can of Coke The staff were friendly however tended to concentrate on patrons of the bar as opposed to 4 TripAdvisor reviews.

There wasn't a dry eye at Kellingley Colliery, in North Yorkshire, and there was mixed emotions. The miners worked their final hours, bringing an.

Get this from a library. The Lanarkshire miners: a social history of their trade unions, [Alan B Campbell]. Kirkintilloch Miners’ Welfare & Social Club We regularly provide delicious catering at the Kirkintilloch Miners Club VISIT KIRKY MINERS THE VENUE Kirkintilloch Miners and Social Welfare Club has/is a local space for hire for the Kirkintilloch community.

Kirkintilloch Miners host local community events and activities such as the local branch of Rock Choir. THE DOUGLAS COAL-FIELD, LANARKSHIRE, By ROBERT WEIR.

Geographically, this coal-field lies within the parishes of Donglas, Lesmahagow and Carmichael, in the county of Lanark, and traverses in a north-easterly direction the Kennox and Douglas Waters for a distance of 10 miles, but seldom exceeds 1} miles in breadth.

Isolated as it is. Campbell, Alan B. 'Colliery Mechanization and the Lanarkshire Miners,' Bulletin of the Society for the Study of Labour, (49),pp. Campbell, Alan B. 'From Independent Collier to Militant Miner: Tradition and Change in the Trade Union Consciousness of the Scottish Miners, ,' Journal of the Scottish Labour History Society.

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My father and three brothers were all miners but we worked in different pits. My eldest brother, Hector, was killed when he was 19 while working in a private mine in Lanarkshire.His books include The Lanarkshire Miners: A Social History of their Trade Unions, – and the two-volume The Scottish Miners, – He co-edited Miners, Unions and Politics, –47 and Party People, Communist Lives: Explorations in Biography.

He is a former editor of Labour History Review and a longstanding member of the.Cleland Miners Club, Motherwell - See 4 reviews, articles, and photos of Cleland Miners Club on Tripadvisor.4 TripAdvisor reviews.