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Devizes and Wiltshire Advertiser, Thursday 10 September 1908, page 2

While carrying out some special repairs at the Cabbage Hall Colliery, near Dudley, James Cole was killed and Samuel Nash seriously injured by a fall of coal, caused by the supports being accidentally pushed out of position.

In the same paper (page 2):

News in Brief - Commercial and Industrial

The miners employed at Riggonheads Colliery, Haddingtonshire, have gone on strike, alleging that they are required to draw coal at an unreasonable distance.

Where is/was Haddingtonshire, could it be near Edinburgh?

Submitted by Roger Gosling

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