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GresfordThe Anatomy of a Disaster$
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Stanley Williamson

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780853238928

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846313240

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(p.210) Epilogue
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This chapter details the closure of Gresford Colliery. The North Wales Area Director of the Coal Board declared that there was no justification for continuing production at Gresford after 1973. Despites please for a reprieve from the North Wales Area of the National Union of Mineworkers and the local authorities of Denbighshire and Wrexham, coal winding at Gresford ceased on 23 October 1973 and the colliery closed on 10 November.

Keywords:   Gresford Colliery, North Wales, coal mines, mining

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