I found the articles written about the children in the mines most
interesting. I'm curious when did Child Labor Laws go into effect there?
Families had to live and children were part of families and had to go down
into those mines, in terrible conditions.. However, the greedy mineowners
could have made working conditions better.
My father grew up in a mining town in Glamorgan. My grandfather was a
merchant. He said his children would never work in the mines and they never
From what my father told me about the conditions there, I still makes
angry when I realize how wealthly those mineowners were and could have done
something to stop it.