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Lyr Req: Pretoria Pit Disaster (Lancashire)

GUEST, Sminky 07 May 09 - 01:12 PM
Jim Dixon 08 May 09 - 01:55 PM
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Subject: Lyr Req: Pretoria Pit Disaster (Lancashire)
From: GUEST, Sminky
Date: 07 May 09 - 01:12 PM

Next year will be the 100th anniversary of the Pretoria Pit Disaster (on the border of Atherton and Westhoughton, Lancashire) when 344 men and boys were killed in a huge undergound explosion. It was the highest death toll in any English mine accident.

As part of a project I am putting together, I am looking for the lyrics of any songs relating to the event (especially, though not exclusively, that by The Houghton Weavers).

Thanks in advance.

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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Pretoria Pit Disaster (Lancashire)
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 08 May 09 - 01:55 PM


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