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Sep 09 2020 · Around 25 percent of the Cornish population worked in mines Mothers and daughters toiled as bal maidens “bal” is Cornish for “mine” working “at grass” above ground crushing ore into smaller fragments hammer on anvil only “gooks” big hats

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