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  • Disasters 1900 to 1999Heroes of MineGoogle

    1960 28th June Six Bells Monmouthshire 45. 1965 17th May Cambrian Glamorgan 31. 1966 21st October Aberfan Glamorgan 144. Though not in the true sense a mining disaster this event is the one that probably most of us can remember.

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  • The Worlds Worst Mining Disasters

    The death toll was 439 making it the most deadly mine accident in the UK. This was the worst of a spate of mine disasters in Wales that occurred during a period of poor mine safety from 1850 to 1930. On June 25 1894 290 died at the Albion Colliery in Cilfynydd Glamorgan in a gas explosion. 259 were killed at the Prince of Wales Mine

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  • Risca Black Vein Colliery Waunfawr nr. Risca.

    The worst of several disasters occurred on the 1st December 1860 when there was a major explosion at the Risca Blackvein Colliery in which 146 men died. The Risca Blackvein disaster was a great human and a severe financial loss and George Randle Hookey lost everything.

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  • Montana Mining Explosions and Accidents GenDisasters

    Montana Mining Explosions and Accidents. Aldridge MT Mine Accident Aug 1900. Anaconda MT Butte Balaklava Mine Accident May 1908. Bear Creek MT Smith Mine Disaster Feb 1943. Belmont MT Disastrous Mine Fire Feb 1881. Butte City MT Deadly Mine Explosion Apr 1896.

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  • Mining accidentWikipedia

    Worst mining disaster in history. On April 26 1942 in the Benxihu (Honkeiko) coal mine what is believed to be the worst mining disaster in history took the lives of over 1 500 people. The disaster occurred in an area that is now within the borders of modern-day China but was at the time part of an area occupied by Japan during World War II.

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  • Senghenydd colliery disasterWikipedia

    The Senghenydd colliery disaster also known as the Senghenydd explosion (Welsh Tanchwa Senghennydd) occurred at the Universal Colliery in Senghenydd near Caerphilly Glamorgan Wales on 14 October 1913. The explosion which killed 439 miners and a rescuer is the worst mining accident in the United Kingdom.

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  • Worst Mining Disasters In Human HistoryWorldAtlas

    Worst Mining Disasters In Human History Sadly striving for quick profits in lieu of safety considerations led to several of these calamities. The threat of mine collapses explosions floods and mineral dust damaging one s lungs are always at the back of the minds of miners all over the world.

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  • Risca colliery disastersWikipedia

    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 century. The most serious of these were in 1860 when more than 140 died in the Black Vein colliery

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  • Miners Killed in Winter Quarters Mine explosion

    Gunnar worked at the Winter Quarters Mine near Scofield Utah. 1 May 1900 was the day the Winter Quarters Mine blew up killing at least 200 men. Gunnar was one of these miners. It was the worst single loss of life in Utah history and one of the five worst mining disasters in U.S. history.

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  • Mining Disasters in Great Britain1900RaleysMaps

    MINING DISASTERS IN GREAT BRITAIN (Master List) Notes by Ian Winstanley. CONTENTS WHITWICK. Coalville Leicestershire. 19th. April 1898. BRANDON. Brandon

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  • CDCMiningCoal Mining Disasters 1839 to PresentNIOSH

    Mine Disasters OT 32 2000 (MSHA) 1998-present MSHA Fatalgrams and Fatality Reports Newspaper article citations from the archives at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy Library Beckley West ia (Historical Mining Disasters by Jane DeMarchi) Historical Data on Mine Disasters

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  • The Hamilton Pit Glebe Mine disaster 22 June 1889

    The Hamilton Pit (Glebe Mine) Disaster 22 June 1889 A hundred men were working in the Hamilton Pit at the Glebe Mine Merewether on the morning of 22 nd June 1889 when the roof began working and collapsed in several places. Many of men fled for their lives but their lamps went out and they were plunged into darkness rocks and coal continued to fall and blocked their escape.

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  • Miners Killed in Winter Quarters Mine explosion

    Gunnar worked at the Winter Quarters Mine near Scofield Utah. 1 May 1900 was the day the Winter Quarters Mine blew up killing at least 200 men. Gunnar was one of these miners. It was the worst single loss of life in Utah history and one of the five worst mining disasters in U.S. history.

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  • The harrowing stories of the worst mining disasters to

    Dec 26 2017 · The stories of the most devastating mining disasters to ever hit Wales have been told. In November a poignant ceremony was held in the Rhondda to

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  • The world s worst coal mining disasters

    May 15 2014 · Courrieres Coal Mine Disaster (1906)France. The Courrieres mine disaster in France with a total death toll of 1 099 is the second deadliest coal mining disaster in history. The coal mining catastrophe occurred on 10 March 1906 due to a massive explosion sparked by an underground fire in one of the pits of the Courrieres Colliery.

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  • The 96 Victims of the Mt Kembla Mine Disaster Kembla

    The night before the disaster Percy s mother had a warning in a dream that said "you are not to let him go down into the mine because you know he hates it". She told her daughter that she couldn t let him stay home because it wouldn t be fair to her husband. The coal mine was the only work available to Kembla s young men.

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  • Pennsylvania Mining Explosions and Accidents

    Home » Pennsylvania Disasters » Pennsylvania Mining Explosions and Accidents. Pennsylvania Mining Explosions and Accidents. PA Braznell Mine Explosion Dec 1899. Brownsville PA Umpire Mine Explosion Sept 1898. Carbondale PA Breaker Blows Down And Burns Apr 1872 Find more disaster articles and obituaries in these old Pennsylvania

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  • MonmouthshireNorthern Mine Research Society

    Burnyeat s New Sinking Ynysddu 1904 Accident during shaft sinking. 7 died. Maclaren Colliery Pit Abertysswg 1902 Methane explosion. 16 died. Marine Colliery Cwm 1927 Methane explosion. 51 died. Markham Colliery Markham 1912 Methane explosion possibly caused by a match being struck. 5 died. Milfraen Colliery Trerthen 1902 Shaft Accident.

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  • Wales Coal Mine Disaster and Coalbrook South Africa MINING

    Senghenydd Colliery disaster occurred on October 14 1913 during the period of peak coal production in the UK. The cause is most likely coal dust explosion ignited methane. The death toll was 439 so the deadliest mining accident in the UK. This is the worst of a spate of mining disasters in Wales that occurred during the period from 1850 to

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    Oct 29 2004 · does anyone have in there tree a frederick charles parsons who died in the senghenydd mine disaster of 1913 as this is my gt grandfather and i want to find out more info on him. debbie. frederick parsonskilled in mine disaster Posted on 17 Jan 2008 by fairyfairys. Localities > United Kingdom and Ireland > Wales > Monmouthshire > General

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  • Other Mines GwentWelsh coal mines

    There were a few different adits over the years each mining the upper and lower Mynyddisllwyn seams. Several owners including Edwards Pantysgawen Farm and the Bush Colliery Co. Shown on the Map of ironworks and collieries in Monmouthshire by John Prujean 1843. On the Old Maps 1885 shown as Pont-Gwaith Level.

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  • Disasters1800 to 1899Heroes of Mine

    Listed below are principle mining disasters which occurred during the 19th Century. When two figures are shown for the Death Toll this indicates that the total has been reported by more than one source. Both figures are shown. The main source of this information is the book "Great Pit Disasters" by Helen Baron Duckham (ISBN 0 7153 5717 4).

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  • Coal Mining in South WalesAncestry Insights

    Neither the government nor business owners provided benefits for workers so mining communities created "friendly societies" whose members donated money to support survivors of mining disasters. 1890 Llanerch Monmouthshire Wales. Credit Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group/UIG via Getty Images

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  • Mine Disasters in the United StatesBy County

    Search our mine disaster database containing hundreds of accidents from 1839 to the present. Search through all records or specifically for Metal/Nonmetal or Coal disasters.

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  • Coal mining disastersSourceWatch

    Coal Mining Accidents. Coal mining accidents can occur in the process of mining coal and have a variety of causes including leaks of poisonous gases such as hydrogen sulphide or explosive natural gases especially firedamp or methane coal dust dust explosions collapsing of mine stopes mining-induced seismicity flooding or general mechanical errors from improperly used or malfunctioning

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  • Mining accidentWikiMili The Free Encyclopedia

    Worst mining disaster in history. On April 26 1942 in the Benxihu (Honkeiko) coal mine what is believed to be the worst mining disaster in history took the lives of over 1 500 people. 3 The disaster occurred in an area that is now within the borders of modern-day China but was at the time part of an area occupied by Japan during World War II.

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  • Major mining disasters in BritainBBC News

    Sep 18 2011 · The death of four miners in a Swansea Valley mine is the latest tragedy in a once notoriously dangerous industry. Almost a century ago the worst mining disaster in

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  • The harrowing stories of the worst mining disasters to

    Dec 26 2017 · The stories of the most devastating mining disasters to ever hit Wales have been told. In November a poignant ceremony was held in the Rhondda to

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  • Coal mining disastersSourceWatch

    Coal Mining Accidents. Coal mining accidents can occur in the process of mining coal and have a variety of causes including leaks of poisonous gases such as hydrogen sulphide or explosive natural gases especially firedamp or methane coal dust dust explosions collapsing of mine stopes mining-induced seismicity flooding or general mechanical errors from improperly used or malfunctioning

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  • Coalmining Accidents and DeathsRaleysMaps Poems and

    The quality of the information is lacking in some fields and is sourced from lists of victims from mining disasters periodicals and papers of the time and many people who have offered their help. Source the lists of deaths in the Mines Inspectors Reports and some from Ian Winstanley s own research. The reports covered deaths and

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  • The world s worst coal mining disasters

    May 15 2014 · Courrieres Coal Mine Disaster (1906)France. The Courrieres mine disaster in France with a total death toll of 1 099 is the second deadliest coal mining disaster in history. The coal mining catastrophe occurred on 10 March 1906 due to a massive explosion sparked by an underground fire in one of the pits of the Courrieres Colliery.

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  • New Risca Mine Disaster 1880 (Monmouthshire)RootsChat

    Mar 20 2009 · I have since found out that both were killed in the New Risca Mine Disaster on 15th July 1880. I am currently awaiting their death certficates. I was wondering is anyone has any information or an idea where I can find out more on the New Risca Disaster and what would have happened to the widows and children left behind.

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  • Disasters1800 to 1899Heroes of Mine

    Listed below are principle mining disasters which occurred during the 19th Century. When two figures are shown for the Death Toll this indicates that the total has been reported by more than one source. Both figures are shown. The main source of this information is the book "Great Pit Disasters" by Helen Baron Duckham (ISBN 0 7153 5717 4).

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  • AccidentsPennsylvania Mines and MiningLibrary Guides

    Jan 02 2020 · (not online) This volume covers coal mine disasters and consists of three previously published Bureau of Mines reports (IC 8909 IC 9440 and Bulletin 616) plus a supplement covering . From the Pennsylvania State Archives listings of coal mine accidents in Pennsylvania from approx. . Pennsylvania Mining Accidents 1814

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  • Welsh Ancestor ListJohn Ball

    D DANIELS Daniel b.Mar 16 1816 Godre r Graig Llangiwg Glamorgan son of Morgan DANIELS and Mary .Daniel emigrated 1832 to USA. Submitted by Sharon Davis DANIEL Jenkin sawyer b. ca. 1740 Glamorgan 1765 employed by the Hudson Bay Company and posted to Albany James Bay area of Rupert s Land Canada.

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  • Other Mines GwentWelsh coal mines

    There were a few different adits over the years each mining the upper and lower Mynyddisllwyn seams. Several owners including Edwards Pantysgawen Farm and the Bush Colliery Co. Shown on the Map of ironworks and collieries in Monmouthshire by John Prujean 1843. On the Old Maps 1885 shown as Pont-Gwaith Level.

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