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Gresford

the anatomy of a disaster

by Stanley Williamson

  • 158 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Liverpool University Press in Liverpool .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Gresford (Wales),
  • Wales,
  • Gresford
    • Subjects:
    • Gresford Colliery Disaster, Gresford, Wales, 1934.,
    • Mine explosions -- Wales -- Gresford -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Gresford (Wales) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-236) and index.

      StatementStanley Williamson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN808.G8 G749 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination243 p. :
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL475247M
      ISBN 100853239029, 0853238928
      LC Control Number98200103

      Gresford was a settlement in Domesday Book, in the hundred of Exestan and the county of Cheshire.. It had a recorded population of 24 households in , putting it in the largest 40% of settlements recorded in Domesday, and is listed under 2 owners in Domesday Book. Books about Gresford area Browse 19 photo books on Gresford and the surrounding area. See All Books Memories of Gresford Read and share your memories of Gresford itself or of a particular photo of Gresford. There are 7 memories of Gresford to read. Here are one or two to get you started!

      Gresford is a caring school community committed to achieving high educational outcomes for all students. Contact us. View our latest newsletter. 30 Jul Upcoming events Go to all events. Monday Tue August Aug. The area was settled by Anglo-Saxons of Mercia in the 7th and 8th centuries and the settlement is referred to as "Gretford" in the Domesday Book. It was previously assumed that the name was derived from "Groesffordd" (Welsh for Crossroad) but is now believe that that Welsh name is simply a corruption of the English word.

      Get this from a library! Gresford: the anatomy of a disaster. [Stanley Williamson] -- Williamson uses his own interviews with the bereaved and those involved in the rescue attempt to present an accessible account of the Gresford colliery disaster of , in which men lost their. Looking for hotels in Gresford? Enjoy stress-free travel, with 24/7 Social Support, FREE cancellation on select hotels & Price Match Guarantee.


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The book was well written and explained all the social and human ramifications of the effects upon a small community after the worst methane explosion disaster in Welsh mining history.

An excellent publication for the serious student/5(6). Books; Gresford; Gresford. Gresford The Anatomy of a Disaster.

Superseded - duplicate online ISBN. This book is currently unavailable for purchase; Cited by 2; Cited by. Crossref Citations. This book has been cited by the following publications.

This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef. ROBERTS, BRIAN SHOPPING, Cited by: 2. The book was designed and inscribed by the Hilton Studio, Lichfield. A virtual Book of Remembrance and Memorial Gallery are available online.

We have also set up an online memorial book for you to add your own memories of and responses to the Gresford Colliery Disaster. Contact. Gresford and District War Memorial Trust Memorial Hall, off High Street Gresford, Wrexham LL12 8PS.

Tel: Email: [email protected] Charity No.: Come along to Gresford Community Library and borrow the books for free – we have both The Handmaid’s Tale and the latest – Booker shortlisted – The Testaments.

But hurry – they’ll be popular!. Gresford & Marford Village has 2, members. This facebook site is for the community of Gresford and Marford. Please use this site freely to share news. Published by Gresford Community Group.

News of the communities of the Paterson and Allyn River Valleys, NSW, Australia. Published by Gresford Community Group. You can find and make a booking for any of our facilities, online Gresford Trust or Gresford and District War Memorial Community Centre Trust was founded in Owned and 'run by the village for the village', we provide wonderful indoor and outdoor facilities for community-use.

Our modern purpose-built building is set in 18 acres of land. Located close to the England–Wales border with Cheshire, the settlement existed at the time of the compilation of the Domesday book, when it was recorded as "Gretford" within the Cheshire Hundred of Duddestan; it had a church, though perhaps not on the present site.

Gresford News. 2, likes 43 talking about this. A community page for Gresford to discuss news, events and anything relevant to life in the village. Email - [email protected] Painting in All Saints' Church, Gresford commemorating the disaster, above a book with the names of those who died.

The Westminster and United Collieries Group began to sink the pit at Gresford in Two shafts were sunk 50 yards (46 m) apart: the Dennis and the Martin. Gresford Vale, and Other Poems. by M. Holford. (Paperback or Softback) by Holford, Mrs and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Synopsis The colliery disaster at Gresford, North Wales, claimed the lives of men and left women widowed and children s: We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more.

Gresford Book Clubsaid "Mrs Dallaway" by Virginia Woolfe.I am enjoying the book very much novel was published inand received much acclaim. She was a member of the Bloomsbury Group and a leading writer of the modernist movement s. This book on the medieval stone grotesques at Gresford was produced as a special limited edition to accompany the exhibition, 'Patterns, Monsters and Mysteries' ().

Together with all of the images in the exhibition based on these remarkable carvings, the book contains many more photographs of medieval work both inside and around the. The worst disaster of the North Wales coalfield – one of the worst in the history of the British mining industry – occurred inkilling men and devastating a small community.

Stanley Williamson's account draws on his own interviews with the bereaved and those involved in the rescue, as well as the reports of the subsequent inquiry and the records of the North Wales Miners. Read this book on Questia. The worst disaster of the North Wales coalfield – one of the worst in the history of the British mining industry – occurred inkilling men and devastating a.

The Spirit of Rossett, Marford & Gresford on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Spirit of Rossett, Marford & GresfordReviews: 2. Gresford is infamous for the colliery disaster of in which men and boys died as a result of lax safety procedures.

The heart of the village, however, is much older than the nineteenth-century expansion which came with the discovery of coal and is listed in the Domesday book as ‘Gretford’ (Old English græs and ford ‘grassy ford’).

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