Gordon Brooks: freeminer

Griffiths, Jason ORCID: 0000-0002-4827-4508 and Brooks, Gordon (2015) Gordon Brooks: freeminer. [Audio] (Unpublished)

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Gordon Brooks recounts his career as a coal miner and later Freeminer in the Forest of Dean, as well as brief spells in South Wales. He describes working conditions and techniques, in particular at Northern United colliery; training at Cannop drift; recalls his uncle and early president of The Freeminers Association Mr O B Jordan; and his time working at the Quidchurch pit.

Item Type: Audio
Additional Information: Video (Digital Story) URL https://vimeo.com/159071689
Uncontrolled Keywords: Forest of Dean; coal mining; landscape; Cannop Drift; colliery; Eastern United; work; history
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human geography. Human ecology. Anthropogeography
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GT Manners and customs
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD2321 Industry
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD2340.8 Small and Medium-sized businesses, artisans, handcrafts, trades
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Creative Arts
Research Priority Areas: Culture, Continuity, and Transformation
Creative Practice and Theory
Depositing User: Jason Griffiths
Date Deposited: 04 May 2016 11:56
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2021 21:35
URI: https://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/3408

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