“The Landshipping Mining Disaster” by Dr Robert Davies. Thursday 4th Oct 2018

Dr Davies gave a talk about mining in the Landshipping area, and of the fateful Valentine’s day in 1844 when the ceiling of the Garden Pit, which extended beneath the Cleddau River, collapsed. Fifty eight workers were below ground at the time, and forty of them, including women and children, lost their lives.

For more information on the talk click –>Landshipping talk 4th Oct 18 pdf

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The memorial to the mining disaster at Landshipping