Bal Maidens Continued

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Bal Maiden - Decline
... While some bal maidens continued to work at the mines, many worked in tin streaming in the rivers and streams flowing from the tin mining areas ... investment in new machinery virtually ceased, so employment of some bal maidens continued ... By 1870 the number of bal maidens in work had fallen by around 50% ...

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