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Explosion at Cambrian Colliery, Glamorgan

Great Britain. Ministry of Power.

Explosion at Cambrian Colliery, Glamorgan

report on the causes of and circumstances attending the explosion which occurred at Cambrian Colliery, Glamorgan, on 17th May, 1965

by Great Britain. Ministry of Power.

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Published by H. M. Stationery Off. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wales,
  • Glamorgan.
    • Subjects:
    • Mine explosions -- Wales -- Glamorgan.,
    • Cambrian Colliery Disaster, Glamorgan, Wales, 1965.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby H. S. Stephenson, chief inspector of mines and quarries.
      Series[Great Britain. Parliament. Papers by command] cmnd. ;, 2813, Cmnd. ;, 2813.
      ContributionsStephenson, Henry Shepherd, 1905-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN313 .G7 1965
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 23 p.
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5484164M
      LC Control Number73222776

      it became the first colliery of the Cambrian Combine. The company was registered on 4 December, to take over properties from Thomas, Riches and Co.. The colliery became part of Cambrian Collieries Limited, with a capital of £, interesting anniversary accession came via the Glamorgan History Society; a book of plans from Park Colliery and records relating to the Cambrian Colliery explosion of , including papers of the subsequent inquiry. The theme for the year, however, has been entertainment, starting with the donation of Stan Stennett’s papers.

      One Saturday Afternoon [ Albion Colliery Explosion ] by M. Evans: Withdrawn: Disaster at Tynewydd by K Llewellyn: Withdrawn: Senghenydd Book of all the miners killed in the pit explosions of and , with their addresses. Phil Roderick. Statement Made by Alderman D Murphy, Mayor Elect, launching a disaster fund appeal for the families of the victims of the Cambrian Colliery Explosion, 18 May , DNCB/11/2/1. Photographs give us an insight into being a rescue man, with images from the National Coal Board glass plate negative collection showing demonstrations of rescue.

      The Cambrian explosion From about to million years ago, an evolutionary burst of life forms occurred, often referred to as the "Cambrian Explosion." This marks an important point in the history of life on earth, as most of the major lineages of animals got their starts during the Cambrian Period and have been evolving ever since. Cambrian Colliery, Clydach Vale, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales, UK: Opened in the s by S. Thomas & J. Riches & Co. Ltd, ownership was transfered to the Cambrian Collieries Ltd in By the workforce was 4, Subsequently the pit was taken over by.


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Cambrian explosion, including list of the dead. In the Glamorgan Colliery became part of the Cambrian Combine Company and, inwas a scene of violent clashes during the Tonypandy Riots.

In the number employed here had increased to 3, By No.3 had ceased production and was maintained for pumping only. Report On The Causes Of, And Circumstances Attending, The Explosion Which Occurred At Cambrian Colliery, Glamorgan, On 17th May, 30th September, The.

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THIS week the Rhondda will fall silent again, to mark the day a single spark cost 31 lives. Fifty-five children lost their fathers and 28 wives became widows in the Cambrian Colliery Disaster.

Colliery disasters. On 10 Marchan explosion occurred at the Cambrian Colliery No The explosion was heard for miles around the valleys and resulted in the loss of 33 lives and serious injury to 14 others. The accident happened between the day and Country: Wales.

Some people never recover from a major trauma. In the case of the Cambrian Colliery disaster that statement can be said of an entire village. I grew up in Clydach Vale in the Rhondda. My house overlooked the site where the mine once stood but there was very little left of Followers: deaths at the Senghenydd Colliery Disaster at Universal Colliery in Senghenydd, Glamorgan, in a gas explosion in deaths at the Albion Colliery in Cilfynydd, Glamorgan, in a gas explosion on 25 June deaths at the Prince of Wales Colliery, Abercarn, Monmouthshire, in an explosion of 11 September Cambrian Colliery was situated in Clydach Vale, Rhondda.

The No. 1 Pit was sunk by the Cambrian Colliery Company in and was followed by the No. 2 Pit in and the No.3 Pit between May June Inthe company became a public limited company, and. Published on For most of the Earth's history, life consisted of the simplest organisms; but then something happened that would give rise to staggering diversity, and, ultimately.

The Risca colliery disasters were a series of catastrophic mine explosions near the Welsh town of Risca (then in the county of Monmouthshire) in the nineteenth most serious of these were in when more than died in the Black Vein colliery and in when died at the New Risca colliery.

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in the P. 26 District in the Pentre Seam, the explosion was almost entirely one of firedamp, flame spreading along about yards of face and return roadway and coal dust Views: K. At am on Janu11 miners - including two of a rescue party - were killed in an explosion at the Pentre seam No 1 Pit at The Glamorgan Colliery.

The Cambrian Colliery was a coal mine near Clydach Vale in the Rhondda Valley, South Wales, which operated between and On the 17th of May an explosion caused by firedamp, after poor ventilation allowed a build-up of flammable gas, killed 31 miners and injured 15 others.

A total of 45 men died. The Cambrian colliery was the scene of another disaster before the accident when on Maan explosion claimed 33 lives. The Cambrian Colliery explosion will be featured on I WAS THERE: ITV1 Wales at pm on Thursday, May Home > Wales > Glamorgan >. Index. Glamorgan Genealogy Directories | Cemeteries | Censuses | Marriages | Military | Societies.

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