Memorials

There are 3 memorials erected relating to the disaster the first memorial was erected in 1879 Christ Church, Ardsley by public subscription. The memorial is to the deaths of 354 people not 361.

The second memorial was erected in 1913 to Parkin Jeffcock and the rescuers who died and commemorate the rescuers John Edward Mammatt and Thomas William Embleton who rescued the sole survivor of the second fateful explosion.

The third memorial is to all those who died and has been sculpted by Barnsley born world famous sculptor Graham Ibbeson who also had a relative killed in the disaster. The sculptor declined to charge for his work.

Mother & Child

Christ Church Ardsley Memorial

This monument can be viewed at Christ Church, Doncaster Road, Ardsley, S71 5EF

Rescuers Memorial

This monument can be viewed at Kendray Hill, Doncaster Road, Barnsley.

Graham Ibbeson Sculpture

This sculpture creates a fitting memorial to England's worst mining disaster in relation to lives lost.

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