Industry – textile factories and coalmines

1

What did John Kay invent?

2

Who invented the miners’ safety lamp?

3

What percentage of accident cases at Manchester Infirmary in 1833 were factory accidents?

4

What name was given to the miners who cut the coal?

5

Where did Robert Owen set up his factory?

6

Who were they not enough of to enforce many of the Factory Acts?

7

What was a common health problem for factory workers?

8

Who did the 1842 Coal mining Act ban from working underground in the pits?

9

In 1911 the working day for a miner was set at?

10

What did steam pumps improve?