Funeral of the victims of the West Stanley Pit Disaster

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    Funeral of the victims of the West Stanley Pit Disaster on 21st February 1909. NB West Stanley lodge Banner, black-draped. Taken at the bottom of Front Street with Stanley Inn on the left. (West Stanley Colliery - Burns Pit Disaster) The West Stanley pit disaster was caused by an explosion and claimed the lives of 168 men and boys. You can read more about it http://www.dmm.org.uk/reports/4788-01.htm" >here. Date: 1909 Photo Number: 6017 From the http://www.beamishcollections.com/" >Beamish Collections.
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    Beamish Museum
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    Beamish (Flickr)
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    What does this mean? All Rights Reserved (Seek permission to reuse)
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    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/36275059@N02/4837447769/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 8 years, 6 months ago
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