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Cardowen Colliery Disaster 1932

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Location: Stepps, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 16 November 1932
  • Location: Stepps, Lanarkshire
  • Type: Coal Mine Explosion
  • Victims: 11
  • Cause: ignition of gas by shot firing
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
William Bradley, age 30
Michael Flynn, age 28
Peter Frati (aka Jacobelli), age 21
William McAlister, age 33
John McNab, age 30
James McVey, age 22
Richard Maroney, age 18
George Mullen, age 28
James Reynolds, age 43
John Watt, age 26
John Whiteford, age 41

Rescue Efforts

Results and Findings


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