Wee shrinkers

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Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Blantyre History of Mining

Wee shrinkers

 Wee Shrinkers

The mines brought Irish workers initially to the area and later on many Lithuanians both of whom the coal masters exploited to full advantage, particularly in times of industrial unrest.

Does anyone know why they were called the Wee shrinkers?


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Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland

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