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The Gresford disaster occurred on 22 September 1934 at Gresford Colliery, Gresford, near Wrexham, in northeast Wales, when an explosion killed 266 men and boys. Its cause was never proved but an inquiry found that failures in safety ...


May 22, 2013 ... The Gresford Disaster of 22 September 1934 was one such case. ... and nobody working underground they did not cause undue problems.


At about 2am, in the morning on Saturday 22nd September 1934, an explosion occurred in the Dennis Section of Gresford Colliery, just outside Wrexham, ...


Jan 14, 2015 ... The Gresford Disaster was a real-life tragedy that happened in 1932 at Gresford ... Poor mine management was blamed for causing the tragedy.


Wrexham County Borough Council - Gresford Colliery Disaster - Explosion and Escape.


Sep 9, 2014 ... The Gresford Colliery disaster occurred during the early hours of Saturday morning, ... It remains one of Britain's worst coal mining disasters, where an ... but there is not sufficient evidence to show what caused the explosion'.


On September 22nd 1934 an explosion at Gresford Colliery in The North Wales ... The pile of sacks led to rumours that the mine was to be sealed but this was ...


Jun 23, 2012 ... Inquests recorded the cause of death as carbon monoxide poisoning. Gresford Memorial The Dennis section of the mine was never reopened ...


Sep 22, 2014 ... Gresford Pit Colliery disaster in Wrexham, September 1934 ... were provided, and to this day it is still unknown what caused the explosion.