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Remembering the centenary of the UK’s worst mining disaster

The worst disaster in the UK’s mining history happened at Senghenydd Colliery near Caerphilly, South Wales on 14 October 1913. An initial explosion ignited coal dust and caused a catastrophic explosion that ripped through the mine, killing 439 men and boys.

To mark the centenary, you can download three free articles from the Your Family Tree archive, to help you trace your mining ancestors.

Click here to start the download.

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| Blogs, Research tips | 11/10/2013 14:11pm

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