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Thornhill, Yorkshire: OS Grid Reference(425500,418500)
University of Leeds
Ellis, Stanley (b.1926
Fisher, Mr (b.1877, male)
Mr Fisher speaks of the working and living conditions he experienced as a young miner in the early part of the twentieth century and recalls playing marbles in the street as a child. Barnsley (to the southeast), Wakefield and Castleford (to the east) are all sizeable mining towns near Thornhill.