Between today and Saturday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers:
Tuesday: The Kings County Record (Sussex)
Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin
Wednesday: Journal-Pioneer (Summerside)
Thursday: The Western Star (Corner Brook)
Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst)
Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton)
Title: The Men of the Mines
Snippet: Coal has played an intricate part in our lives for centuries. It has put food on the table, a roof over heads and victims in the ground. A database created to capture the history of the industry in the United Kingdom contains a wealth of information for anyone with ancestors who may have been involved.
The Coalmining History Resource Centre contains the UK’s “largest and most comprehensive website concerning the history of coalmining – including a searchable database of over 164,000 recorded accidents and deaths.”
. . . To read more, pick up one of the above noted newspapers.