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Albert Crapper

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Albert Crapper
Occupation Mine worker
Died 1906
Spouse(s) Pearl Crapper
Children Jack Crapper
Ronnie Crapper
Bertie Crapper (1907)
First appearance Unseen

Albert Crapper and family were the first tenants of 9 Coronation Street after the house was built in 1902.

Albert worked in the Weatherfield Main pit as did his son Jack. The mine was the site of a cave-in disaster in 1906 which buried both members of the Crapper family, and 35 others, alive. The rescue efforts were called off after two days and all missing workers were declared dead.

Albert first appeared in Daran Little and Bill Hill's "Weatherfield Life", published in 1992. Other information is derived from Little's follow-up book, "Around the Coronation Street Houses".

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