Garforth Miners on Strike

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 [3].

These images were caputured during those times.

Date
Unknown
Copyright
Unknown (with original photographer) [1]
Garforth Miners on Strike

This image shows miners during the 1921 strike selling fish from a stall close to where Barley Hill Road car park is now located [3].

Date
1921
Copyright
Unknown (with original photographer) [1]
Garforth Miners on Strike

In this image you can see officials from Trench Pit as well as sailors who were drafted in to protect the pit during a strike in the 1920s [3].

Date
1920s
Copyright
Unknown (with original photographer) [1]
Garforth Miners on Strike