Malvern Hills

Fatal Accident reported in the Worcestershire Advertiser 1905

The Human Cost of Getting Stone

November 19, 20144:23 pmNovember 16, 2015 4:24 pm

 by Anne Spurgeon, project volunteer Quarrying has always been an extremely dangerous occupation and over the centuries many workers have been killed or seriously injured. Until relatively recently we have had few details about the extent of this problem. Just over a hundred years ago, however, the Quarries Act of 1894 brought about an increase […]