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Alan Entombed



Entombed


In Memory
In Memory
In Memory
In Memory

Known Victims Of Disasters Or Accidents
Whose Bodies Were Never Recovered
And Remain Entombed Forever

 

 


Garden Pit at Landshipping On The Eastern Branch Of The Cleddau River
13th Feb 1844

Inundation Of Water - 40 Killed
None Recovered - Pit Not Reopened

Name

Age

Thomas Gray

 

Benjamin Hart

 

William Llewellin

30

John Llewellin

12

Thomas Lewellin

45

William Llewellin

58

Benjamin Jones

25

Joseph Picton

40

James Picton

15

Mark Picton

13

John Cole

25

John Hitchins

 

John Richards

 

Isaac Owen

23

Thomas John

29

Joseph Picton

11

Benjamin Picton

16

Richard Cole

16

William Hughes

15

James Jenkins

14

John Nowfield

18

Thomas Day

11

John Cole

16

Thomas Cole

14

Richard Jones

 

Miner Wilkins

 

Miner Hart

 

Miner Llewellin

 

Miner John

Child

Miner Davies

 

Miner Thomas

 

Unknown Miner

 

John Butland

16

Thomas Butland

9

It is thought that some, if not all, of the names listed "Miner" were probably women, this shows that the exploitation of women and children working in the mines was still happening even though an act of Parliament banning women from working underground, as were boys under the age of ten was past just two years earlier.

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Main, Neath, Glamorganshire
6th Apr 1859

Inundation Of Water - 26 Killed - 4 Unrecovered

Name

Age

William Abraham

47

William Davies

72

Thomas Reynolds

25

David Morris

28

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Glynn Colliery, Pontypool, Monmouthshire
23rd Jan 1890

Ignition Of Methane - 5 Killed - None Recovered

Name

Age

James Spear

41

Frederick Turner

39

David Lloyd

24

Arthur Mills

18

Henry Price

18

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Morfa Colliery, Glamorgan
10th Mar 1890

Ignition Of Methane - 87 Killed - 43 Unrecovered

William Barras

75

Griffith Bevan

27

Thomas Daniel

29

John David

42

David Davies

35

Ebenezer Davies

31

Meredith Davies

31

Edward Floyd

25

Daniel Griffiths

40

John Griffiths

52

Evan Hedley

30

Bethuel Heycock

19

John Hopkins

53

John Hopton

24

Samuel Howells

46

William James

41

William James

35

John Jones

26

Joseph Jones

52

William Jones

35

David King

36

Benjamin Lewis

27

Thomas Lewis

42

Thomas Leyshon

46

Thomas Leyshon

30

Noah Mainwaring

34

Thomas Mainwaring

45

David Matthew

28

Evan Morgan

35

John Nicholls

62

Henry Parker

44

Alfred Phillips

40

John Pippin

34

John Ready

58

Lewis Rees

40

David Richards

35

Evan Thomas

37

Thomas Thomas

30

William Varnstone

31

David Williams

49

Henry Williams

66

Isaac Williams

47

Thomas Yorwerth

33

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