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Quarry accidents

Duration: 03:02

Carys Davies is shown a nineteenth century quarry hospital log book from the archives at the Gwynedd Record Office by Sian Pari Huws, and sees for herself how dangerous the work could be. Kyle finds further evidence in Hermon cemetery, where slate gravestones record deaths through accidents at the quarry.

Available since: Wed 27 Oct 2010

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Follow our young history buffs as they find out how people lived in 1890.

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