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The Gresford Disaster occurred on 22 September 1934 at Gresford Colliery, Gresford near ..... Without any decisive evidence, the inquiry's conclusions did not attribute any outright blame or def...

Gresford Colliery Disaster - Whose Responsibility? - WCBC


Wrexham County Borough Council - Gresford Colliery Disaster - Whose Responsibility. ... The public wanted to know who was to blame for the explosion and the ...

BBC Blogs - Wales - The Gresford Mining Disaster


May 22, 2013 ... The Gresford Disaster of 22 September 1934 was one such case. The Gresford Colliery sat just north of Wrexham, the original shaft being sunk in 1908. By 1911 ..... The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

Gresford pit disaster 80th anniversary marked - BBC News


Sep 22, 2014 ... Image caption Gresford disaster memorial bears the names of the 266 ... The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites ...

h2g2 - Gresford Colliery Disaster - Edited Entry


Dec 12, 2006 ... Gresford Colliery Disaster, from the edited h2g2, the Unconventional ... within the Dennis shaft, Walker found that bad ventilation was to blame.

Script - Martin Smith


You've heard of the Gresford disaster,. And the terrible price that was paid;. Two hundred and forty-two colliers were lost,. And three men of the rescue brigade.

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 ..... lamp or a badly placed shot—any of these could have been responsible.

The Price of Welsh Coal Pt.3 - Cambria Magazine


Only four years later, a disaster in the Lancaster Pit of the Universal Colliery, ... to the victims of the second greatest mining disaster in Wales: the Gresford Disaster. ... It found that the blame for the disaster rested entirely with the National Coal ...

'Tragedy, Death, and Memory': The ... - Northumbria University


18 Robert Laidlaw, 'The Gresford Disaster in Popular Memory', Llafur: the ... of primary newspaper reports to pass blame or name the cause of the disaster, they.

Coal mining disasters - SourceWatch


Coal mining disasters include harm to miners, the public, and the environment. .... Most accidents are blamed on a failure to follow safety regulations, including .... 266 lives lost in the Gresford Disaster near Wrexham in North Wales on 22 ...

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The Gresford Disaster by Anonymous – 100 Great Poetry Lessons


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.

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, ...

BBC Radio Wales - In Memoriam: Gresford Colliery Disaster 1934 ...


May 3, 2011 ... Original radio news reports of the Gresford mining disaster of 1934. ... The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read about ...