Denaby Main Topmen.

November 1889

Sheffield Independent – Saturday 30 November 1889

Denaby Main Topmen.

Another meeting of the topmen of Denaby Main Collliery, was held in the Miners’ Lodgeroom Mexbro’, last night.

The Chairman stated the object of the meeting was to appoint a delegate to attend a conference of topmen to be held this day at Barnsley.

They resolved that the delegate be instructed to urge on the conference to demand 30 per cent. advance on the basic rate of wages, to make them equal to the miners, and if the same was not conceded, that notices be given demanding the same on the first making up day in January next.