Hi, my great grandfather died in the Albion Pit Disaster in 1894. His name was Jason Parry and he was listed as recovered from pit but not identified. Does this mean that no death certificate was issued because he was not identified?
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Name: Jason Parry
Birth Year: abt 1871
Death Age: 23
Death Date: 23 Jun 1894
Death Place: Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales
Owner: Albion Steam Coal Co Ltd
Notes: By an explosion 290 killed
Jason Parry is included in the England and Wales, Birth Marriages and Deaths Index, 1837-1915
Registration Quarter: Jul-Aug-Sep
Inferred County: Glamorgan
Colliery Guardian and Journal of the Coal and Iron Trades
Notes from the Coal Fields
South Wales and Monmouthshire
26th February 1927 - At the annual meeting of the executive committee of the Albion Colliery Explosion Fund, the secretary's report showed that in 1926 the amount paid in relief was £291. There were still 15 widows and dependants receiving benefit. By 18th February 1933, according to a statement made at the annual meeting of the executive committee of the Albion Explosion Relief Trust Fund, ten widows remained on the fund, by 1937 six of the original beneficiaries remained, and the amount of £135 was paid them for the six months ending June 30, 1937.
Above information from Ian Winstanley's site