The Coal Strike – Owners Proposals

April 1921

Mexborough & Swinton Times, April 1921

The Coal Strike – Owners Proposals

The proposals which caused the strike are shown below.

This is interesting as it shows 35 different occupations at a Colliery and their pay grading. It also shows the wages paid to 33 grades of ‘boys’ from 13 to 21.

Note the severity of the reductions to the ‘boys’

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