Category: Blantyre Mining

Tale of Blantyre Explosion – Part 2

Continuing a fictional account written by Labour Leader and MP, Keir Hardie. Published in the Labour Leader Magazine on Hogmanay 1909, it puts characters into the Blantyre Pit Disaster of 1877. It’s published here in a few parts, transcribed by myself for your interest. Continued from Part 1, Keir writes: Jock had found his way […]