1) In coal-mining the hurrier was the workman who conveyed the loaded corves from the coal-face to the bottom of the shaft.

1718 John Wood, hurrier, 2s 6d, Farnley

1732 Pd Hurriers Extraordinary Ł1 1s 6d, Horsforth. In 1653, a Baildon collier summarised his working experience: a banksman for a dozen years, a miner for five years before and a hurrier for seven years, that is to say he started out as a hurrier and rose through the ranks.

dates 1653 1718 1732

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