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MINERS SOUP KITCHEN

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MINERS SOUP KITCHEN
Photo: Frank Orrell
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Item #: 32698
Families queueing for the soup kitchen outside the Bowling Green Hotel (possibly on Wigan Lane) during the 1893 Wigan miner's strike.

Comment by: T. D. on 26th September 2020 at 16:33

The women and children turned out looking very clean and well wrapped up, waiting for their soup, during those very difficult days of 1893.

Comment by: T. D. on 27th September 2020 at 18:37

Great photo Frank.

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