Aberfan - At 9.15am on Friday, 21 October 1966, the eyes of the world turned in horror to the tiny coal mining village of Aberfan in Wales where 116 children and 28 adults died. The names of those who died are here, and still, after 47 years, I find myself so moved by the long list of those children who happily went to school that morning. A dear price to pay for coal....

Aberfan - At on Friday, 21 October in a tiny coal mining village of Aberfan in Wales 116 children and 28 adults died. The families got compensation per child (that's about in todays money. What price a life?

the aberfan disaster - Google Search

the aberfan disaster - Google Search

'This book records the names of those who lost their lives in the Aberfan Disaster on 21st October 1966.' - The book is on loan and on display in the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, South Wales. As the date today is 4th May, the pages are open for those who were born in this month.- by Rosieposy

'This book records the names of those who lost their lives in the Aberfan Disaster on 21st October 1966.' - The book is on loan and on display in the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, South Wales. As the date today is 4th May, the pages are open for those who were born in this month.- by Rosieposy

Aberfan Disaster

Rescue worker digging in the wreckage of the school engulfed by a sliding mountain of coal slurry at Aberfan, October

Rescue workers tear into the mud and rubble covering the ruins of houses which together with Pantglas School, were engulfed by mountains of coal slurry at Aberfan near Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire, Wales. 144 people including 116 children, were killed in the disaster - UK - 21 October 1966

tonnes of coal wiped out the Plantglas Junior School killing 116 of the pupils who had arrived for morning classes

H.M. Queen Elizabeth II visits the South Welsh village of Aberfan in 1966 after a spoil tip collapsed on two schools killing 116 children and 23 adults.

Queen Elizabeth II visits the South Welsh village of Aberfan in 1966 after a spoil tip collapsed on two schools killing 116 children and 23 adults.

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Army involvement in the Aberfan disaster - Google Search

Army involvement in the Aberfan disaster - Google Search

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Pan, the Aberfan area with men working at school building after being crashed in landslide.

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