Six Bells Disaster June 1960. On Tuesday 28th June 1960 at about 10.40am an explosion occurred in the No5 Pit, W-District at the Six Bells Colliery, Abertillery, with forty-five men sadly losing their lives. Details of the Colliery. The Six Bells Colliery (as seen left) formerly known as the Arrael Griffin Colliery No4 and No5 was in the No6 Area ... Read More »
Six Bells Colliery Disaster June 1960
The Six Bells Colliery Disaster – Six Bells Colliery Explosion. On Tuesday 28th June 1960 an explosion occurred below ground at the Six Bells Colliery, Six Bells resulting in the death of 45 men. The Monmouth Constabulary – Official Report. The report that follows – was compiled by the Superintendent of D-Division on the 13th July 1960 and sent to ... Read More »
The Report on the Causes of, and Circumstances Attending the Explosion which occurred at Six Bells Colliery, Monmouthshire, on the 28th June 1960.
The Report on the Causes of, and Circumstances Attending the Explosion which occurred at Six Bells Colliery, Monmouthshire, on the 28th June 1960. 15th December, 1960. The Right Honourable Richard Wood, M.P., Minister of Power. Sir. 1. In accordance with your direction under Section 122 of the Mines and Quarries Act, 1954, I held a public inquiry with respect to ... Read More »