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Anne King - My Great Grandfather, Jason Parry, Died in the Albion Pit Disaster, 1894
Eve Parry-Jones - My Great Grandfather, Jason Parry, Died in the Albion Pit Disaster, 1894
Chris Howkins - John James (a stower) was killed Lower Duffryn Colliery, Newport, 1882

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In MemoryAnne King
16 Feb 2016
My Great Grandfather, Jason Parry, Died in the Albion Pit Disaster, 1894

Hello, I am hoping you can help.

I am doing some research on my great grandfather, Jason Parry.

I knew he died in the Albion pit disaster, and when I put 'Jason Parry/Albion' in a search engine, your website came up, with a posting from Eve Parry-Jones, also talking about her great grandfather, Jason Parry!

Are you able to give me her email address? Or some way of contacting her?
Be very grateful


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In MemoryEve Parry-Jones
14 Mar 2015
My Great Grandfather, Jason Parry, Died In The Albion Pit Disaster, 1894

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?

Hope you can answer my question.
Thank you.

E. Parry-Jones.

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Name: Jason Parry
Birth Year: abt 1871
Death Age: 23
Death Date: 23 Jun 1894
Death Place: Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales
Occupation: Labourer
Colliery: Albion
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
Volume: 11a
Page: 714


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


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In MemoryChris Howkins
2 Jul 2015
John James (a stower) was killed Lower Duffryn Colliery, Newport, 1882

Hello – I’ve enjoyed your website enormously; thank you for all the work you’ve put into it.

I’m trying to find out more about an accident (roof fall) at the Lower Duffryn colliery on 14th November 1882, when one of my ancestors, John James (a stower) was killed.  Dear Mr Google is singularly unhelpful.  Do you have any info/ideas ?

Very best wishes,

Chris Howkins

(Photo from Rhondda Cynon Taf Library Service)


Mining Accidents - JAMES John

Name: John James
Age: 31
Date: 14 Nov 1882
Occupation: Stower
Colliery: Lower Duffryn, also known as Cwmpennar Pit, 27 miles from Newport
Owner: Powells Duffryn Co
Town: Mountain Ash
County: Glamorgan
Notes: Fall of roof.


Dear Fionn,
Thank you so much for your reply and at such speed. 'user satisfaction' put me down as highest rate of satisfaction. Thank you for all your help and references which I shall follow up.

Yes, I've done the genealogy bit; I now need 'context material'. I'm using my grandparents' ancestry (Forest of Dean, Monmouthshire & East Glamorgan) to see what it reveals about the industrialisation of the rural landscape, for ordinary working class families 1800-1914. Incredibly that's a Family Tree of 1737 people (plus a few gaps). Got good stuff for the 'Hungry Forties', a lot for the railways, but mining history surprisingly difficult. Time to discover how many death certificates you can buy on an Old Age Pension! So I was hoping your local collections included a local newspaper report or a copy of any accident enquiry report. I shall pursue….!!!!
Best wishes
Chris Howkins