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Universal Colliery, Senghenydd

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Universal Colliery, Senghenydd
Universal Colliery, Senghenydd

Date: 1913

Media: ceramic

Size: 259 x 33 mm

Acquired: 2003; Gift

Accession Number: 2003.189

Hand painted plate 'In loving memory of my dear brother Phillip Lower aged 22 years who was accidently killed in Senghenydd explosion Oct. 14 1913.  A sudden change and in a moment fell I had not time to bid my friends farewell. Think this not strange death happens unto all.  This day was mine tomorrow you may fall.  He's gone to rest.'

Phillip Lower was 22 years old and lived in 17 St Cenydd Terrace, Senghenydd.


martyn bisatt
7 April 2014, 12:58
this lady is my grandmorther , emma bisatt , lower , theres anorther plate , from my great grandmorther also emma lower , my granddaughter , was born last year . 2013 , to my daughter ffion , which she named her daisy andharard emma , family history so imported to me , martyn bisatt

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