By Alan Davies
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At the morning of Wednesday 21 December 1910, 889 males and boys travelled the 2 434- yard-deep shafts at Hulton Colliery, sometimes called Pretoria Pit, located in Over Hulton, north of Atherton, Lancashire. Sunk in 1900, the colliery was once plagued with emissions of fuel, relatively after roof falls. via 7.
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