Due to be published by the university of wales press in april from the cradle to the coalmine the story of children in welsh mines by ceri thompson addresses the enduring popular interest in children working in coal mines it is widely believed that the employment of children underground in coal mines ended in 1842. From the cradle to the coalmine the story of children in welsh mines factory act and in 1840 he managed to persuade parliament to set up a royal commission to investigate conditions in the mines four commissioners were appointed to enquire into the age sex number and the working conditions of children employed in the mining industry . The childrens employment commission was established in 1840 to expose the conditions under which children had to work underground as we might expect public opinion was outraged by what came to light and a law was passed to prevent all females and boys under the age of ten from working underground. This item from the cradle to the coalmine the story of children in welsh mines by ceri thompson paperback 1199 only 1 left in stock more on the way sent from and sold by amazon free delivery in the uk details these poor hands the autobiography of a miner in south wales by bl coombes paperback 1099. The book from the cradle to the coalmine the story of children in welsh mines ceri thompson is published by university of wales press
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