Underlooker

Work - Mining

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Year: 1890         Item #: 970         Views: 5,598         Comments: No Comments.

Underlooker

The underlooker was was a mining official responsible for the safety of miners who would check the pit before each shift. This was taken in Wigan, possibly at Douglas Bank Colliery, c1890.
Source: Personal Collection of John Cadman, Wigan