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In central England, another mining accident kills four miners and two pit boys

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01/08/1861
At the Wyrley Colliery in the South Staffordshire coalfields in central England, an underground accident killed six miners, including two young pit boys.  The causes of the mishaps never were ascertained.   (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Chronicle, The Annual Register or a View of the History and Politics of the Year 1861 (London: F. & J. Rivington, 1862), 19.

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