Further information

Further Reading

Brown, John H.
The Valley of the Shadow: An account of Britain’s worst mining disaster, the Senghennydd explosion
Alun Books (1981), ISBN 0907117066, 171 pages
Department of Works and Pensions, UK
The Government’s response to proposals for the official recognition of Workers Memorial Day
January 2010, 17 pages
Duckham, Helen and Baron
Great Pit Disasters: Great Britain 1700 to the present day
David & Charles (1973)
Findlay, Bill
Mavis Valley and the 1913 Pit Disaster: Local Stories
Cadder mining disaster on Sunday, 3 August 1913 has a memorial outside Bishopbriggs Library. It commemorates the lives of 22 miners who died in an underground fire at Cadder, three miles from Bishopbriggs. It was one of the worst mining disasters in Scotland.
Health and Safety Executive
International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD)
It is intended to remember all those killed at or by work, and to strengthen our resolve to reduce risks and protect people from injury in the workplace.
McCutcheon, E. J.
The Hartley Colliery Disaster, 1862
E. McCutcheon, Co. Durham, 1963, 176 pp.
Palmer, Hilda
“The Whole Story”
Safety Health Practitioner, December 2008
Phillips, J. Basil
Senghennydd: A Brave Community
The Old Bakehouse (2002)
Williamson, Stanley
Gresford: The Anatomy of a Disaster
Liverpool University Press, 1999, 224 pp, Hardback: ISBN 978 0 85323 892 8, Paperback: ISBN 978 0 85323 902 4
Winstanley, Ian
With hearts so light. The story of the Queen Pit Explosions
Haydock, December 1868 and July 1869. Ashton in Makerfield, Picks, 1990, 113 pages, ISBN 0951684302

Greater Manchester Hazards Centre

Resources for Workers Memorial Day