Women's memories of Miners' Strike wanted for history project

Women from coalfield areas who remember the Miners' Strike of 1984/5 are being asked to contribute their stories to a new project that seeks to examine women's experiences during the strike.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 21 May, 2018, 14:31
The former Wingate Pit wheel. Researchers want to interview women who lived in coalfield areas.

Historian Florence Sutcliffe Braithwaite said: “We hope to interview women who live or lived in coalfield areas, and who remember the strike of 1984/5.

“We are seeking women with strong connections to mining communities.”

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Those wanting to contribute or want more details can do so at coalfield-women@ucl.ac.uk or call 07902 596116.