Scope and Content

Papers on mining accidents and relief including those of the CentralAssociation, the Lancashire and Cheshire Relief Society and theNorthumberland Miners Mutual Aid Confident Association, 1865 to 1906.

Also a small group of account books and journals dated 1794 to 1833 includingby Andrew Campbell with George Campbell's papers, but of which he has littleknowledge. One account book was, perhaps, compiled by a Lancashire woman. Theothers belonged to Miss Leigh of Wigan, sister of Sir Robert Holt Leigh ofHindley Hall (died 1841) and daughter of Holt Leigh (1730-1785), MP forWigan.

Administrative / Biographical History

George Campbell was Secretary of the Central Association for Dealing withDistress Caused by Mining Accidents and the Lancashire and Cheshire MinersPermanent Relief Society.


16 folders and 5 volumes

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Acquisition Information

Campbell, Andrew

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Printed handlistavailable

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