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The Gresford Disaster occurred on 22 September 1934 at Gresford Colliery, Gresford near Wrexham, in north-east Wales when an explosion killed 266 men and boys. The cause was never proved but an inqu...

Gresford Disaster Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki


Feb 3, 2016 ... The Gresford Disaster was one of the worst mining accidents to occur ... Inquests recorded the cause of death as carbon monoxide poisoning.

BBC Blogs - Wales - The Gresford Mining Disaster


May 22, 2013 ... The Gresford Disaster of 22 September 1934 was one such case. ... The owners were never prosecuted and no single cause for the disaster ...

Gresford pit disaster 80th anniversary marked - BBC News


Sep 22, 2014 ... Image caption Gresford disaster memorial bears the names of the ... a disaster fund and which caused other people to think she was better off ...

What are facts about the gresford disaster - Answers


One of the most appalling disasters in the history of British mining occurred at the .... 266 people died in the Gresford disaster 3 of which were men from the ... inhaled or may enter through a cut in the skin, causes… contagious diseases and  ...

h2g2 - Gresford Colliery Disaster - Edited Entry


Dec 12, 2006 ... Gresford Colliery Disaster, from the edited h2g2, the ... Speculation about who was at fault, or what caused the disaster, didn't arise.

Moments that shocked North Wales: Gresford Colliery disaster ...


May 11, 2013 ... NEXT year is the 80th anniversary of the Gresford Mining disaster. ... An inquiry was launched - the likely cause was an explosion caused by a ...

GRESFORD COLLIERY EXPLOSION. (Hansard, 23 February 1937)


On the night of the disaster there was a night shift of 89 persons, which is 39 in ..... Does anybody believe that an explosion could have been caused by a spark  ...

The Gresford Colliery Disaster, 1934 | Denbighshire Archives


Sep 9, 2014 ... This year marks 80 years since the disaster at Gresford Colliery near ... but there is not sufficient evidence to show what caused the explosion'.

The Leader - Survivor of Gresford disaster recalls tragic memories


Jul 4, 2011 ... Survivor of Gresford disaster recalls tragic memories ... Mr Edwards, an electricity expert, claims the disaster was caused by a hole being filled ...

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The Gresford Disaster - Ragged Heroes - Tripod


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

Gresford Colliery Disaster - Explosion and Escape - WCBC


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

Gresford Mining Disaster 80th anniversary to be marked by special ...


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