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Explosion at Six Bells Colliery, Monmouthshire

Great Britain. Ministry of Power.

Explosion at Six Bells Colliery, Monmouthshire

maps.

by Great Britain. Ministry of Power.

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal mine accidents -- Monmouthshire (Wales)

  • Edition Notes

    5 folding maps in folder.

    SeriesCmnd -- 1272
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folder ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19680515M

    The Six Bells Colliery Disaster occurred at the Six Bells Colliery, near Aberbeeg, Monmouthshire, South Wales on 28 June when 45 miners were killed in a gas and dust explosion. A new memorial was opened on 28 June , the 50th anniversary of the explosion. In an underground explosion at Six Bells Colliery resulted in the loss of life of 45 local miners. Fifty years later the archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams officiated at the launch of the Guardian mining memorial. This artistically acclaimed monument standing at 20m tall overlooks Parc Arael Griffin, the now reclaimed and landscaped.

    YENDELL. HORACE - Private - - 1st Monmouthshire Regiment - Six Bells Hotel, Victoria Road, Six Bells, - absent voters. YORATH. WILLIAM HENRY - Private - - 15th Labour Corps - Alma Street, Abertillery, - absent voters. YORK. FRED - Private - - 2/7 Lancashire Regiment - 15 Park Place, Abertillery, - absent.   Six Bells Colliery was a coal mine located in Six Bells, Abertillery, Monmouthshire, Wales. On 28 June it was the site of an underground explosion which killed 45 local miners. It .

    DX/4: South Wales and Monmouthshire Winders' Association, Minute Book. DX Account of the Tynewydd Pit Disaster DX/1: South Wales Coal Annual map of South Wales coalfield showing mineral undertakings, published by Joseph Davies, DX/1: Report of the explosion at Six Bells Colliery, Monmouthshire. Six Bells Colliery was a coal mine located in Six Bells, Abertillery, Monmouthshire, Wales. On 28 June it was the site of an underground explosion which killed 45 local miners. It is now the site of an artistically acclaimed memorial to those events, designed by Sebastian Boyesen, and although the memorial is primarily to those who died in Six Bells, it also commemorates human losses and.


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Explosion at Six Bells Colliery, Monmouthshire by Great Britain. Ministry of Power. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Six Bells Colliery was a colliery located in Six Bells, Abertillery, Gwent, Wales. On 28 June it was the site of an underground explosion which killed 45 of the 48 miners working in that part of the mine. It is now Explosion at Six Bells Colliery site of the artistically acclaimed Guardian memorial to those events.

Six Bells Colliery, Monmouthshire. Disaster, 28th. June The initially ignition of firedamp was believed to have been by an incendive spark caused by the impact of quartzitic stone falling from the roadway roof near the face of the ripping lips onto a steel canopy used to protect the roadway conveyor during blasting operations.

Six Bells Colliery Explosion 28/06/ - Six Bells Colliery / Gas Explosion, Coal Dust Explosion On 28 Juneat approximatelyan explosion took place in the West District of the Old Coal Seam, caused by an ignition of methane. At least 37 men have been killed in a gas explosion at a coal mine in Monmouthshire, Wales.

Another eight miners are trapped, feared dead, after the accident at Six Bells Colliery, 1, ft ( m) below the surface.

They include two fathers, each with their two sons. Report on the causes of, and circumstances attending, the Explosion which occurred at Six Bells Colliery, Monmouthshire, on 28th June, by. Rogers, C.B.E.

SIX BELLS. Newport, Monmouthshire. 28th. June, Six Bells Colliery was formerly known as the Arrael Griffin Nos. 4 and 5 and was in the No. 6 Area of the National Coal Board’s South West Division and was at the village of Six Bells some twelve miles north of Newport.

There were three shafts at the colliery. One of these was the manriding and downcast shaft known as the Vivian Pit. The neighbouring Vivian Colliery closed in and for some years the Vivian's shaft was used as a downcast for Six Bells. A gas and coal dust explosion occurred at am on the 28th of June killing 45 out of the 48 men who work in that district of the mine.

THE morning of Jis a day many across the Gwent valleys will never forget. MARTIN WADE recalls the Six Bells colliery disaster IN what was Gwent’s last colliery disaster, 45 miners.

THE SIX BELLS COLLIERY EXPLOSION OF THE 28th of June There was a single-unit longwall conveyor faces situated between a mile and a mile and a quarter from the shafts. All three were advancing northwards towards the disused workings of the Marine Colliery.

On Tuesday 28th June an explosion occurred below ground at the Six Bells Colliery, Six Bells resulting in the death of 45 men. The Monmouth Constabulary – Official Report. The report that follows – was compiled by the superintendent of D-Division on the 13th July and sent to.

Link to – Six Bells Colliery Memorials and Monuments. Official Enquiry. Towards the end of the official enquiry in connection with the Six Bells Colliery Explosion took place.

The official Ministry of Power report and also the Monmouthshire Constabulary report was published. Following are links to both reports. Link to – Official Enquiry. Monday 28 June sees the 50th anniversary of an explosion at the Six Bells Colliery in Monmouthshire.

An underground gas and coal dust explosion claimed the. Jun. 06, - Many Killed In Monmouthshire Pit Disaster. Forty Five Men Lose Their Lives: Forty five men are said to have lost their lives in the disaster which struck at Six Bells Colliery, Abertillery, Monmouthshire - late yesterday.

The men perished in an explosion caused by fire damp 1, feet under the ground. Six Bells, Cwm Ebwy Fach A 20 metre tall statue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Six Bells colliery disaster in Abertillery.

"It was such a horrible thing that happened here and it. Six Bells Colliery Last updated Novem Six Bells colliery before demolition in Six Bells Colliery was a coal mine located in Six Bells, Abertillery, Monmouthshire, 28 June it was the site of an underground explosion which killed 45 local miners.

It is now the site of an artistically acclaimed memorial to those events, designed by Sebastian Boyesen, and although. Explosion at Six Bells Colliery Monmouthshire: Report and Maps.

By T.A. Rogers. Abstract. ERAF: A6 CmndREPORT ON THE CAUSES OF, AND CIRCUMSTANCES ATTENDING, THE EXPLOSION WHICH OCCURRED AT SIX BELLS COLLIERY, MONMOUTHSHlRE, ON. Monday 28 June sees the 50th anniversary of an explosion at the Six Bells Colliery in Monmouthshire.

An underground gas and coal dust explosion. At around am on that fateful day, an explosion ripped through the Six Bells colliery, then known as Arreal Griffin, killing 45 of the 48 men working in the ‘W’ district of the Old Coal Seam. Welsh pit blast kills miners. At least 37 men have been killed in a gas explosion at a coal mine in Monmouthshire, Wales.

Another eight miners are trapped, feared dead, after the accident at Six Bells Colliery, 1, ft ( m) below the surface. D/1 Explosion at Six Bells Colliery, Monmouthshire: Report on the causes of, and circumstances attending, the explosion which occurred at Six Bells Colliery, Monmouthshire, on 28th June,by T.A Rogers, H.M Chief Inspector of Mines and Quarries.

28 Jun Return to Table of Contents». Scope and Contents note. Records of Abercarn and Cwmcarn Lodge: Minute BookNational Coal Board: the Deputy's Handbook, c, Explosion at Six Bells Colliery, Monmouthshire: Report by H.M.

Chief Inspector of Mines,plans of scene of Six Bells Colliery explosion, certificate of honorary membership of NACODS, payslips, Staff Superannuation Simplified, National Coalboard .Images similar to FOT 'Colliery explosion at Llanerch, Monmouthshire, Wales, '.

Showing 1 - of 1,  'Guardian' is the largest mining memorial in Wales which commemorates the Six Bells mining disaster in which 45 men and boys lost their lives in an underground gas and coal dust explosion.