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Blood on the Coal – Part 10

Continuing the story of Auchinraith Pit Disaster which happened on Saturday 30th August 1930. Continued from Part 9 yesterday. Today we’re again looking at the funerals of the victims and how this affected the community in Blantyre. The four Silver bands played appropriate music and the weird notes of the piper’s lament seemed to lend […]