As part of moves to improve wages and conditions in the mines there was a strike in 1919, a lock-out in 1921 and then the general strike in 1926 .
These images were caputured during those times.
- Unknown (with original photographer) 
This image shows miners during the 1921 strike selling fish from a stall close to where Barley Hill Road car park is now located .
- Unknown (with original photographer)