The House of Abraham Phillips
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The overman, Phillips, was highly respected, both by the officials of the colliery and the colliers themselves. The John Phillips family from Virginia had been there since the early 1820s and Charles Phillips and family from Monroe Co.
Their eldest son Evan (1848-72) died aged 24, their youngest Elizabeth aged 23, and a daughter Deborah (1857) at just five months, her name passed on to the next daughter.The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. The House of Abraham Phillips is a fictitious interpretation of the 1875 Lan Mine disaster in Gwaelod y Garth, South Wales. The lenient verdict reflected the power of the mine owners – some of the jurors were Booker employees and they feared for their jobs.
All structured data from the main, Property, Lexeme, and EntitySchema namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License; text in the other namespaces is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. When there was little money, they bartered: beaver, buckskin, bear, wildcat, fox, coon and mink were the common exchange.A number of them include the 1982 film Annie, the promotional video for the Duran Duran song The Wild Boys, the 2002 Commonwealth Games opening and closing ceremonies, and the ITV television serial Britannia High. Three daughters later, and a lot of water under the proverbial bridge, we now live in a cottage that once belonged to Abraham Phillips, Overman at the local drift mine, Lan Colliery.
While the facts around the disaster are taken from contemporary reports in the press and records in professional journals, the interaction within the family is pure fiction. If you have seen the Chris Monger/ Hugh Grant Film, The Englishman who climbed a hill and came down a mountain, will know what I speak of! Our usual method of gathering in pumpkins was to force as many on a stick as one boy could carry on his shoulder and carry them home that way. The Buff Bay plantation was a sugar estate next to the Buff Bay River, south of Charlestown in Jamaica.Following Galloway’s findings, mines around the world adopted his innovative approach to watering the air or spreading stone dust.