- The Dartmoor Worker
"The Dartmoor Worker" is a collection, first assembled in 1966, of newspaper articles originally written for
The Western Morning Newsby the principal authority on Dartmoorand its history, William Crossing, in the early 1900s. The book is illustrated with many photographs from the collection of Lady Sayer, a highly influential member of the Dartmoor Preservation Societyduring the mid 20th century.
The book details the activities of a number of workers on the moor, such as the farmers, the
dry-stone wallbuilders, the peat-cutters, the warreners, and miners.
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