Abercarn Colliery Explosion Trust Fund

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      GB 218 D.184
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      29 items

Scope and Content

Records of the Abercarn Colliery Explosion Trust Fund including reports, minutes, ledgers, accounts, correspondence and miscellaneous papers 1878-1928.

Administrative / Biographical History

Abercarn Colliery explosion occurred on 11 September 1878. 268 men and boys were killed leaving 132 widows, 373 orphans and 90 dependents.

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Mine of Information Project, University of Wales Swansea LIS Archives, Library & Information Centre,, University of Wales Swansea,Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP

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