Category: England, Colliery Checkweighmen

Categories: England, Mining Occupations

A checkweighman (occasionally checkmeasurer or checkweigher) is a person who is responsible for weighing coal or another mined substance, and thereby determining the payment due to each worker. In many coal mines, workers have been paid by the weight of coal they mine.


Person Profiles (6)

1855 - 18 Apr 1933
1853 Eyam, Derbyshire, England
06 Mar 1856 West Rainton, Durham, England, United Kingdom - 17 Jan 1934
Jul 1850 South Anston, Yorkshire, England - 20 Feb 1930
1849 Rainford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom - 1935
04 Feb 1850 West Melton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom - 10 Jul 1921




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