Daily Herald Photograph: Gresford Colliery Disaster

PART OF:
The photographic library of the 'Daily Herald' newspaper
Made:
1934 in Wrexham
photographer:
Bishop Marshall
maker:
Daily Herald
Daily Herald Photograph: Gresford Colliery Disaster Daily Herald Photograph: Gresford Colliery Disaster

Daily Herald Photograph: Gresford Colliery Disaster
Science Museum Group
© Mirrorpix/SMG Images

Daily Herald Photograph: Gresford Colliery Disaster
Science Museum Group
© Mirrorpix/SMG Images

One photograph showing William Bonsell speaking at a hearing regarding the Gresford Colliery Disaster. Bonsell is seen to the left of the photograph, highlighted with editorial crop marks.

The Gresford Colliery Disaster occurred during the night shift on Friday September 1934, resulting in 266 deaths. William Bonsell was the colliery manager at the time of the accident.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Daily Herald Archive
Object Number:
1983-5236/10606
Materials:
paper
type:
photographic print