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Jim Henry - Mining Memorials Scotland - 27 Jul 2016


Have seen your web site.

You may be interested in the attached.

I am working on a booklet and am trying to gather similar details for each memorial. You may use the list on your site with a request for details of any other Scottish memorials not shown on the list to be sent to me.


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Memorials - Disasters

Page 1 - Memorials - Disasters
Page 2 - Miners including those Killed in Mines
Page 3 - Others
Page 4 - War Memorials To Miners Who Worked At Specified Collieries Or Towns
Page 4 - Halls
Page 4 - Politicians / Union Men with Mining Links
Page 4 - Miners' Strike
Page 4 - Others
Page 4 - Suggested / Planned Memorials
Page 5 - Memorials - By Local Authority Area
Page 7 - Memorials - Photographs

To go to a photo click on the 'blue text' or the camers.
For more information about the disaster click on the 'i' icon

Auchengeich 18.9.1959 Photo-BarrwoodInfoAuchengeich Miners’ Welfare, Gartferry Road, Moodiesburn, North Lanarkshire
Auchengeich 18.9.1959 Photo-BarrwoodInfoCondorrat Wall, by roundabout, North Road, Condorrat, North Lanarkshire
Auchenharvie 2.8.1895 Photo-AuchenharvieGolf Course, Stevenston, North Ayrshire
Barrwood 8.3.1878 Photo-BarrwoodKilsyth Parish Church Cemetery, Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire
Blantyre 22.10.1877
Photo-BlantyreHigh Blantyre Cemetery, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire
Blantrye (centenary) 22.10.1877  Photo-BlantyreBlantyre High Cross, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire
Blantyre (RC miners) 22.10.1877 PhotoDalbeth Cemetery, London Road, Glasgow (buried north west corner Section 9 in 11 lairs)
Blantyre 22.10.1877 Photo-BlantyreStatue at Westerpark Avenue, opposite Helmsdale Close, at the Hamilton Technology Park, Hamilton
Bowhill 31.10.1931 Photo BowhillBowhill Cemetery, Bowhill, Fife
Bowhill 31.10.1931 Photo BowhillPlaque in Bowhill Community Centre, Bowhill, Fife
Broxburn and Uphall   Photo Shale PeopleShale People murals along and either side of A899 in Uphall and Broxburn, West Lothian
Broxburn and Uphall   Photo Shale PeopleShale Industry in West Lothian. On the junction between Uphall and Broxburn on the main road through the towns (north side of Goshen Place (A899) at boundary of Broxburn and Uphall, West Lothian). Shown as model in Public Art book.
Burngrange                                        10.1.1947 PhotoSeafield Bowling Club, Seafield, West Lothian
Burngrange                                        10.1.1947 PhotoSeafield Community Centre, Seafield, West Lothian
Burngrange 10.1.1947 PhotoTown Centre, West Calder, West Lothian
(RC Miners Killed)
6.8.1913 PhotoSt Kentigern’s RC Cemetry, directly north of access on Skirsa Street, Glasgow
Cadder 6.8.1913 PhotoCentenary  Memorial  Bishopbriggs Library, Kirkintilloch Road, Bishopbriggs,  East Dunbartonshire  
Cadder 6.8.1913 PhotoCentenary Memorial  Lambhill Stables, Balmore Road, Glasgow
Commonhead 23.7.1850 CommonheadCommonside Street (opposite Commonhead Lane), Airdrie, North Lanarkshire
Dalmellington Mining Villages   Dalmellington StonesStanding Stones to 7 mining villages in Doon Valley (1999), East Ayrshire
Dalmellington   DalmellingtonSouth of Carspharin Road (A713) by  War Memorial Bellsbank Road, Dalmellington, East Ayrshire
Donibristle 26.8.1901 DonibristleBridge Street, Cowdenbeath, Fife  (west of road into Cowdenbeath from A92)
Dumbreck 30.1.1938 Photo DumbreckInfo BumbreckKilsyth Cemetery, Howe Road, Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire (Drumbreck on memorial)
Fauldhouse (Fallahill) 20.10.1902 PhotoMiners Welfare, Bathgate Road, Fauldhouse, West Lothian
Kaimes  19.11.1957 PhotoBench in New Muirkirk New Cemetery, Glasgow Road, Muirkirk, East Ayrshire
Knockshinnoch 7.9.1950 PhotoInfo KnockshinnochKnockshinnoch Colliery site, New Cumnock, East Ayrshire
Lindsay 14.12.1957 PhotoJunction of Station Road and A909, Kelty, Fife
Mauricewood 5.9.1889 Photo-MauricewoodMauricewood Road, Penicuik, Midlothian
Michael 9.9.1967 Photo-MichaelInfo MichaelMain Road, East Wemyss, Fife  (south of Main Road at St Mary’s Terrace)
Mosside 22.9.1939 Photo-MossideLeaend Road, Airdrie, North Lanarkshire
Nitshill 15.3.1851 PhotoNitshill Road, Glasgow  (west of A726 at Nitshill Railway Station)
Plean Disaster 13.7.1922 Photo-PleanMain Street, Plean, Stirlingshire (west end of High Street)
Main Street, Plean, Stirlingshire (near Primary School)
Quarrelton and Benston  2.5.1818

Q-BWee Wood, Johnstone, Renfrewshire (Quarrelton Road / Beith Road junction)
and Benston
Redding 25.9.1923 Q-BRedding Cross, Redding Road and Main Street, Redding, nr Falkirk
Seafield 10.5.1973 CISWO Club, Kingdom Way, Glenrothes, Fife  (Due to relocate to premises in vicinity of Rothes Halls early 2017)
Stanrigg 9.7.1918 StanriggPlains, North Lanarkshire (on side of back road off A89 just east of Plains)
Stanrigg 9.7.1918 StanriggStanrigg Memorial Park, Meikle Drumgray Road, Wattston, North Lanarkshire
Stanrigg 9.7.1918 StanriggStanrigg Memorial Community Hall and Sports Centre, Greengairs, North Lanarkshire
Udston 28.5.1887 Photo - UdstonSouth Lanarkshire Council Offices, Brandon Gate, Brandon Street, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
Udston 28.5.1887 Photo - UdstonPriestknowe Roundabout, East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire (junction of Whitemoss Av, West Mains Rd, Stuart St, Churchill Av)
Valleyfield Disaster 28.10.1939 Photo-High-ValleyValleyfield Avenue, High Valleyfield, Fife
Valleyfield Disaster 28.10.1939 Photo ValleyfieldPlaques in Valleyfield Club, Kinloss Court, High Valleyfield, Fife
Valleyfield Disaster 28.10.1939 Photo-Valleyfield-SchMemorial Garden, St Serfs RC Primary School, Preston Street, High Valleyfield, Fife