The Blantyre Mining Disaster - (Blantyre, Scotland) - 22 October 1877
Blantyre Miners' Stone
At Blantyre Miners Welfare, Calder Street, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire
Blantyre Miners' Stone, Front
Blantyre Miners' Stone, Back
Statue at Westerpark Avenue, opposite Helmsdale Close, at the Hamilton Technology Park, Hamilton.
More than 200 killed in the explosion, 22 Oct 1877
High Blantyre Cemetery, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire
Blantyre was also the scene of two further disasters in 1878 and 1879.
There were a succession of lesser fatalities some, particularly in the earlier years, caused by firedamp
Blantyre Disaster 1877
Read About the Disaster
Blantyre, Spanish Civil War
Mick McGahey Part of Cambuslang Memorial, Hamilton Road, Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire