Summary Information

Gwent Archives
Marine Colliery, Cwm, Ebbw Vale.
Marine Colliery, Cwm, Records
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Biographical/Historical note

On the 1st March 1927 an underground gas and coal dust explosion killed 52 men at Marine Colliery.

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Scope and Contents note

In Memoriam Card: In Loving Memory of the 52 Miners who lost their lives in the terrible Colliery Explosion at the Marine Colliery, Cwm, Ebbw Vale, March 1st 1927

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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Conditions Governing Use note

Usual copyright conditions apply

Custodial History note

The Card was in the effects of Mr William Evans of 75 Turberville Street, Maesteg. Mr Evans was a colliery pumpsman at St John's Colliery, Maesteg from 1920 to 1960. When he died on the 13th October 1970, the card was then kept by his wife, Mrs Annie Evans, until her death in April 1975. It was then passed on to her daughter, who held the card until 10 June 2014, when it was then passed on to Mrs Evans' grandson - the donator

Accruals note

No further accruals are expected

Appraisal note

All records have been retained

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Other Finding Aids note

Copies of finding aids are available at Gwent Archives

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