Six Bells mining disaster

Six Bells mining disaster

  • South Wales Argus:
  • South Wales Argus:
  • South Wales Argus: TRAGEDY: The Argus front page of June 29, 1960, reporting the Six Bells colliery disaster.
  • South Wales Argus: An artist's impression of the memorial
  • South Wales Argus: MEMORIAL: The partially completed statue in Six Bells
  • South Wales Argus: DOUBLE LOSS: Kenneth Morgan lost his father and his brother in the explosion at the colliery.
  • South Wales Argus: MEMORIES: George Crandon, 75 of Richmond Road, Six Bells, lost his father,father Thomas George Crandon, on the fateful day.
  • South Wales Argus: ANXIOUS WAIT: The scene outside the colliery while the search for survivors went on.
  • South Wales Argus: Miners pictured during the disaster.
  • South Wales Argus: George Crandon's father Thomas George Crandon, bottom right, in 1959 with fellow miners.
  • South Wales Argus: Miners walking towards Six Bells pit on the day of the disaster as crowds look on.
  • South Wales Argus: People gathered outside the pit wait anxiously for news
  • South Wales Argus: The Abertillery District Brass band perform at the commemoration of the Six Bells.
  • South Wales Argus: The Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams in front of the memorial.
  • South Wales Argus: SOME of the crowd gathered to remember the miners killed in the Six Bells disaster.
  • South Wales Argus: The choirs of Cwm, Beaufort and Abertillery at the memorial ceremony.
  • South Wales Argus: Cliff Lewis age 82 of Nantyglo who survived the Six Bells mining disaster.
  • South Wales Argus: CROWDS walk up the hill to the Six Bells memorial
  • South Wales Argus: Nancy Presdee of Nantyglo who lost a brother, George Crandon and George's son, Don meet the Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams.
  • South Wales Argus: Mary Rees, 86 (second left)  lost her husband Frederick, with her family.

Six Bells mining disaster

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