Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Five British Miners Killed - December 9, 1932

From the Brantford Expositor, December 9, 1932:

Five British Miners Killed: Explosion in Colliery at Woodwell, South York:

"Five men are dead today and four seriously injured, following an explosion at midnight last night at the Cortonwood colliery, Woodwell, South York. The explosion occurred in a seam 500 yards deep wherein 20 men were working.
The dead, all married, are as follows: Walter Nutter, and Alphonse Allen, of Wombwell and Roy Aloutram and William Landles of Westmelton." 

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