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Jim Henry - Mining Memorials Scotland - 27 Jul 2016


Have seen your web site.

You may be interested in the attached.

I am working on a booklet and am trying to gather similar details for each memorial. You may use the list on your site with a request for details of any other Scottish memorials not shown on the list to be sent to me.


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Memorials - Disasters

Page 1 - Memorials - Disasters
Page 2 - Miners including those Killed in Mines
Page 3 - Others
Page 4 - War Memorials To Miners Who Worked At Specified Collieries Or Towns
Page 4 - Halls
Page 4 - Politicians / Union Men with Mining Links
Page 4 - Miners' Strike
Page 4 - Others
Page 4 - Suggested / Planned Memorials
Page 5 - Memorials - By Local Authority Area
Page 7 - Memorials - Photographs

To go to a photo click on the 'blue text' or the camers.
For more information about the disaster click on the 'i' icon
Auchengeich 18.9.1959 Photo-BarrwoodInfoAuchengeich Miners’ Welfare, Gartferry Road, Moodiesburn, North Lanarkshire
Auchengeich 18.9.1959 Photo-BarrwoodInfoCondorrat Wall, by roundabout, North Road, Condorrat, North Lanarkshire
Auchenharvie 2.8.1895 Photo-AuchenharvieAuchenharvie Golf Course, Stevenston, North Ayrshire
Barrwood 8.3.1878 Photo-BarrwoodKilsyth Cemetery, Howe Road, Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire
Benston  25.7.1860
Q-B Wee Wood, Johnstone, Renfrewshire (Quarrelton Road / Beith Road junction) [Joint memorial with Quarrelton Disaster]
Blantyre 22.10.1877
Photo-BlantyreHigh Blantyre Cemetery, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire
Blantrye (centenary) 22.10.1877  Photo-BlantyreBlantyre High Cross, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire
Blantyre (RC miners) 22.10.1877 PhotoDalbeth Cemetery, London Road, Glasgow (buried north west corner Section 9 in 11 lairs)
Blantyre Disaster 22.10.1877 Photo-BlantyreStatue at Westerpark Avenue, opposite Helmsdale Close, at the Hamilton Technology Park, Hamilton.
More than 200 killed in explosion
Bowhill 31.10.1931 Photo BowhillBowhill Cemetery, Bowhill, Fife
Bowhill 31.10.1931 Photo BowhillPlaque in Bowhill Community Centre, Station Road, Bowhill, Fife
Burngrange 10.1.1947 PhotoTown Centre, West Calder, West Lothian
Burngrange                                        10.1.1947 PhotoSeafield Community Centre, Seafield, West Lothian
Burngrange                                        10.1.1947 PhotoSeafield Bowling Club, Seafield, West Lothian
(RC Miners Killed)
6.8.1913 PhotoSt Kentigern’s RC Cemetery, directly north of access on Tresta Road, Glasgow
Cadder 6.8.1913 PhotoCadder Cemetry, corner of A803 and Crosshill Road, Bishopbriggs,  East Dunbartonshire
Cadder 6.8.1913 PhotoCentenary  Memorial  Bishopbriggs Library, Kirkintilloch Road, Bishopbriggs,  East Dunbartonshire
Cadder (22 Died) 6.8.1913 PhotoCentenary Memorial  Lambhill Stables, Balmore Road, Glasgow
Commonhead 23.7.1850 CommonheadCommonside Street (opposite Commonhead Lane), Airdrie, North Lanarkshire
Donibristle 26.8.1901 DonibristleBridge Street, Cowdenbeath, Fife  (west of road into Cowdenbeath from A92)
Dumbreck 30.1.1938 Photo DumbreckInfo BumbreckKilsyth Cemetery, Howe Road, Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire (Drumbreck on memorial)
Fauldhouse (Fallahill) 20.10.1902 PhotoMiners Welfare, Bathgate Road, Fauldhouse, West Lothian
Kames  19.11.1957 PhotoBench in New Muirkirk New Cemetery, Glasgow Road, Muirkirk, East Ayrshire
Knockshinnoch 7.9.1950 PhotoInfo KnockshinnochKnockshinnoch Colliery site, New Cumnock, East Ayrshire
Lindsay 14.12.1957 PhotoJunction of Station Road and A909, Kelty, Fife
Mauricewood 5.9.1889 Photo-MauricewoodMauricewood Road, Penicuik, Midlothian
Michael 9.9.1967 Photo-MichaelInfo MichaelMain Road, East Wemyss, Fife  (south of Main Road at St Mary’s Terrace)
(The Carbon Tower)
3.11.2017 Photo-MillerhillNew Public Artwork has been Unveiled at Millerhill at Shawfair, Midlothian
Mosside 22.9.1939 Photo-MossideLeaend Road, Airdrie, North Lanarkshire
Nitshill 15.3.1851 PhotoNitshill Road, Glasgow  (west of A726 at Nitshill Railway Station)
Plean Disaster 13.7.1922 Photo-PleanMain Street, Plean, Stirlingshire (west end of High Street)
Main Street, Plean, Stirlingshire (near Primary School)
Quarrelton  2.5.1818
Q-B Wee Wood, Johnstone, Renfrewshire (Quarrelton Road / Beith Road junction) [Joint memorial with Benston Disaster]
Redding 25.9.1923 Q-BRedding Cross, Redding Road and Main Street, Redding, nr Falkirk
Seafield 10.5.1973 Q-BCISWO Club, Kingdom Way, Glenrothes, Fife  (Due to relocate to premises in vicinity of Rothes Halls early 2017)
Stanrigg 9.7.1918 StanriggPlains, North Lanarkshire (on side of back road off A89 just east of Plains)
Stanrigg 9.7.1918 StanriggStanrigg Memorial Park, Meikle Drumgray Road, Wattston, North Lanarkshire
Stanrigg 9.7.1918 StanriggStanrigg Memorial Community Hall and Sports Centre, Greengairs, North Lanarkshire
Stanrigg 9.7.1918 Stanrigg DRecAirdrie Mining Memorial Undergoes Free of Charge Repairs - Daily Record
Udston 28.5.1887 Photo - UdstonSouth Lanarkshire Council Offices, Brandon Gate, Brandon Street, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
Udston 28.5.1887 Photo - UdstonPriestknowe Roundabout, East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire (junction of Whitemoss Ave, West Mains Rd, Stuart St, Churchill Ave)
Valleyfield Disaster 28.10.1939 Photo-High-ValleyValleyfield Avenue, High Valleyfield, Fife
Valleyfield Disaster 28.10.1939 Photo ValleyfieldPlaque in Valleyfield Club, Kinloss Court, High Valleyfield, Fife
Valleyfield Disaster 28.10.1939 Photo-Valleyfield-SchMemorial Garden, St Serfs RC Primary School, Preston Street, High Valleyfield, Fife