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Source 3A is a poster outlining the conditions of workers at Donibristle Colliery in the 19th century.

Study the document and answer the following questions.


Look carefully at section II

1. How many days a week was each pitman expected to work?

Look at section VII

2. Who was responsible for the upkeep of the house?

3. How useful is Source 3A for investigating the hours and wages of miners in the nineteenth century?
Donibristle Colliery poster, National Archives of Scotland - GD172/977
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